Study Finds There are More Workaholics Than Ever in America

Posted on June 23, 2006

Are you a workaholic? A CBS News suggests that there are more workaholics than ever in America. The article says Thalia Assuras reported on the Early Show that over one third of Americans opt not to take all their vacation days. They are also working three hours per week more than their parents did.

Does not taking vacations mean you are a workaholic or does it just mean you are trying to get ahead? The economy may also leave people concerned with their jobs and afraid to take all their vacations days. If you feel you are slipping into the workaholic category there is help out there.

The CBS News article mentions a group called Workaholics Anonymous that has 35 meeting sites nationwide. They also provide an interview with Bryan Robinson Ph.D., author of Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics.

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