Overcoming barriers to self-care can be difficult, especially for women. But making time and space for ourselves — and getting over any residual emotional guilt — is critical to our well-being and happiness. In the long run, it’s better for those around us, too.
For many Americans, the world of work feels a bit like an endless ride — one that’s spinning too fast and feeling more than a little out of control. But just how and why did we get strapped into this craziness? Understand the machinery of your own workaholic tendencies and you’ll be one step closer to switching gears — and maybe even putting on the brakes.