Friday June 5, 2020

Careering towards an early grave

Work-related anxiety is an epidemic that is plundering our mental health and, in some cases, endangering our very lives. Here, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley shows how to get off the bandwagon

7th April, 2019
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The novelist Fay Weldon once pointed out: “Most women don’t have careers, they have jobs. They’re told they have careers, because that suits the employers. ‘Career’ is such an artificial concept. It’s just people up there making money out of people down here, I’m afraid.”

She’s right, of course; the work many of us do really isn’t that important. The world won’t stop...

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