The reason we can’t switch off is to prove to ourselves that we’re indispensable in the workplace

The reason we can’t switch off is to prove to ourselves that we’re indispensable in the workplace
Parents are avoiding their children to answer needless emails Pic: iStock

When we use technology, it releases dopamine - and that’s why our brains are hooked

Are you addicted to technology? Is our always-on culture making it harder to draw the line between work and personal life? Did you know that 40 per cent of us check our email before we get out of bed in the morning? That an hour of extra work per day adds up to 29 days a year, cancelling out nearly every holiday and vacation day in the calendar?

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