The other day I was watching True Life on MTV (I know, I know, what a great source of information for a personal finance blog!) and they showed a man who was ALWAYS on his phone or on his laptop. He did not have a good work-life balance at all.
His addiction was so bad that him and his girlfriend went to therapy because he was addicted to work and staying online.
He said he worked 100 hours each week. Whether they were eating, driving, having fun or finding out that they were going to have a child, he was constantly doing work online.
I guess since self-employment is still relatively new to me, I find myself online or on my phone all the time too.
And, just last night, W told me that I'm a workaholic.
That isn't new though. I've always kind of known that I'm addicted to work. [Read more…]