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Inside the Battle Between a Japanese Man and 7-Eleven

Franchisee doesn't want to maintain the 24/7/365 schedule

(Newser) - He's Japan's best-known 7-Eleven franchisee, reports the New York Times . But Mitoshi Matsumoto says the company is trying to change that description to Japan's best-known former 7-Eleven franchisee. The convenience store owner and the company have been engaged in a battle over its round-the-clock demands: Last month,...

Study: Workaholics More Likely to Have ADHD, Anxiety

Not to mention OCD and depression

(Newser) - Spending late nights at the office and missing a kid's piano recital or three might be a sign of a deeper psychiatric problem, according to a study published last week in PLOS One. Researches found workaholism was statistically linked with anxiety, depression, OCD, and ADHD. “Workaholics scored higher...

Japan Will Soon Require Workers to Take Time Off

Workaholic culture is widespread in the country

(Newser) - Workaholic habits die hard in Japan—one 36-year-old who often works 14 hours a day took just eight of her 20 paid vacation days last year, six of them because she was sick—and she says, "Nobody else uses their vacation days." But the government wants to change...

Reasons You're Losing Snoozes

Forbes explains why Americans aren't getting enough sleep

(Newser) - The health benefits of sleep are well-documented, but catching Zs isn't so easy in a society all about hard work and an active lifestyle. Forbes runs down some reasons Americans aren't getting enough quality time with their pillows.
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