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How WFH Workers Spend Their Time


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Over-performing is celebrated in current culture, while resting and self-care are discounted, a corporate trainer says.

A survey of 1,000 Americans who worked from home over the past two years found that 56% had scrolled through social media for than 30 minutes, 55% watched television, and 46% took a nap during work hours.

The Go.Verizon.com survey, which focused on the mental health of those in the WFH workplace,  also found that 31% had gone to a therapy appointment.

"Companies must change their antiquated systems by offering successful Employee Wellness Programs and listening to what their employees need: more flexible work hours, mental health days, and a culture of well-being," says Claudia Grace, a corporate wellness coach. "Most employees feel their companies are not offering proper access and support to combat burnout, stress, and remove the stigma of mental health where they work."

From Verizon
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