Mid Life Workaholics

“Workaholics commit slow suicide by refusing to allow the child inside them to play”. — Dr. Lawrence Susser Recognizing the intense desire to do a good job, many people still have a challenging time overcoming mid life work addiction. My Grandfather worked full-time, plus he ran a TV repair business out of his basement.  This […]

Workaholics Hate Leisure Time

“Because it is less structured than work, leisure time leaves workaholics at a loss for what to do.  Workaholics practically climb the wall when they can’t work”.   — Marilyn Machlowitz This is “painful” to read.  Why?  Because I felt particularly guilty this weekend. While I did do a decent job of carving out time […]

Mid Life Workaholics Unite

“Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings”. — Ed Gardner Workaholics rarely have courage for self-confrontation.  We’re too busy trying to control things and control life.  If we pause long enough to notice the bleeding, we might have to change who we are. Panic attack, right? […]