Don’t Stress, Decompress
😷 Check out the data on remote work during COVID-19 collected by the US National Bureau of Economic Research: The average workday increased by 48.5 minutes, as did the number of meetings (up 13%). 😫
Yikes! Thank you to Christelle Rohaut — who rightly raises the question of burnout — for bringing this to my attention.
🧡 Speaking of stress and burnout, please take Big Orange Heart‘s Remote Work Wellbeing and Mental Health Survey before it closes on August 31st.
Founder Dan Maby reports their 2019 results turned up some really grim statistics. Respondents reported experiencing acute emotional distress at twice the US average, and nearly half of all respondents said “their workplace made them feel anxious.” And that was pre-COVID. 😔