Take Back Your Time: Fighting Overwork and Time Poverty in America
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- Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
- Edition: Illustrated
"Take Back Your Time" is the official handbook for Take Back Your Time Day, a national event. Organizers have enlisted the support of colleges, universities, religious organizations, labor unions, businesses, activist groups, and non-profit organizations to create events that will take place across the country, calling attention to the ways overwork and lack of time affect us - at home, in our workplaces, and in our communities - and to inspire a movement to take back our time. In "Take Back Your Time", well-known experts in the field of health, family therapy and policy, community and civic involvement, the environment, and other fields examine the problems of overwork, over scheduling, time pressure and stress and propose personal, corporate and legislative solutions. This book shows how wide-ranging the impacts of time famine in our society are, and what ordinary citizens can do to turn things around and win a more balanced life for themselves and their children.