The Endless Thrill of More Work

The Endless Thrill of More Work You have heard some people proudly claiming that they are “workaholics.” If being workaholic is synonymous with being hardworking, that is, characterized by perseverance and diligence, then by all means, there is no question why they should feel proud of themselves. But when you feel compelled to work for the sake of working, and you feel panic, anxiety or a sense of loss when you aren’t working, that is totally a different story. That means, you’re a workaholic. The difference between a workaholic and a hardworking person is that the latter knows when to stop and set boundaries. The non-workaholic knows when he or she has worked long enough. The workaholic, on the other …