Your work is not your god
Welcome to the age of the burnout epidemic. There's a common misconception that if you work hard, you'll feel fulfilled. But, research shows that no matter how hard we're working, the typical Western worker is struggling with burnout. Jonathan Malesic examines the latest research behind this phenomenon, commenting on the psychological impact of our capitalist ideals and desire to find meaning in the postindustrial workplace, as he deconstructs the current work-play-rest arrangement of our society.
From The Guardian