Being workaholic is sometimes worse than being alcoholicby Sanhita Bhattacharya No Comments fitness-health food_nutrition general hygiene
"Workaholics don't actually accomplish more than non-workaholics. They may claim to be perfectionists, but that just mean they are fixating on inconsequential details instead of moving on to the next task." -David Heinemeier Hansson (Danish programmer and the creator of the popular Ruby on Rails web development framework)
Are you dating or in a relationship with your work? And are you proud over his fact? Then may be this article is going to be a great help so that you can understand that being workaholic is taking a toll over your mental and physical health.
We need to work in order to earn a living. It is as important as eating, sleeping or breathing to lead a good and comfortable life. But leading a stress free work-life is equally important. May people tend to forget about their personal life to meet the deadline or the target. I you're working that way you need to wake up and try to adjust your professional and personal life.
Not being late in meeting the target or being the first to enter and last to exit from the office might sound something to be proud about to you. But sooner or later your health ad mind will get affected if you only aim to prefer to stay ahead of time in your professional life.
Being a workaholic means that you give priority to work over anything else. You may get appraisals at the end of the year for most productive and hardworking employee. But you're missing out the pleasures of life. If you are working tirelessly at your desk, there's a possibility that due to fatigue you're not able to do your best the next day. Overworking ruins your creativity because you lack time to increase your knowledge due to overworking.
Hence, don't stress yourself and ruin your mental health being a workaholic to become a good employee. Staying ahead of time in your workplace is a good thing until you're capable of working smart rather than working hard.