Are You a Workaholic?

Check the characteristics on this list

(HealthDayNews) -- Are you a workaholic or merely a hard worker? And do you know the difference?

According to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, compulsive over-workers:

  • Are usually in a hurry.
  • Have a need to control.
  • Expect perfection of themselves and others.
  • Have difficulty in relationships.
  • Can't relax and have fun.
  • Are usually impatient and irritable.
  • Often do several things at the same time, such as eat breakfast while listening to voice mail messages, or return phone calls while on the computer.
  • Seldom delegate.
If these characteristics sound familiar, try introducing more balance into your life. Work addictions can affect your health and your relationship with your family.
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