If one more person uses the phrase ‘work-life balance’ in my presence, I’m going to shove an electronic calendar up their yoo-hoo.
What started out as a plan to lower stress levels has turned into yet another way to nag the lot of us into doing more and more stuff.
The work-life balance obsession started out with a bit of scholarly research into why relatively well-off Western people were so miserable. It turned out we were working too much. The suggested solution was to spend more time doing non-work-related activities.
Well, not really. The problem is, we’re not working any less, we’re ...