The Weekend Effect

The Weekend Effect

The Life-changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

Book - 2017
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In a book that is part investigation and part personal odyssey, journalist Katrina Onstad searches for the lost weekend, and how we can get it back. She argues that, once-sacred, our 48 hours of leisure time has been lost to overbooked schedules, pinging devices and encroaching work demands. Suffering herself from "Sunday-night letdown", Onstad digs into the history, positive psychology and the cultural anthropology of the great missing weekend. She pushes back against the all-work-no-fun ethos and follows the trials of people, companies and countries who are vigilantly working to protect their weekend.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First Canadian edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781443453448
Branch Call Number: 650.1 ONS
Characteristics: 291 pages


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