The 8:8:8 rule could give us the perfect work-life balance. So why aren't more of us following it?


by the Guardian

the Guardian— Eight hours each for work, leisure and sleep feels a sensible balance – yet with home working, and long-hours culture, it can seem like an unachievable goal A woman who grew up in the former Yugoslavia told me how they used to live their days by the three eights: eight hours of work, eight hours of free time and eight hours of sleep. Nice. I assume weekends were free. It’s odd how quaint this 8-8-8 notion sounds, but eight-hour working days add up to 40 hours a week, which was once standard...

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