About Workaholics Day
When is Workaholics Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 5
There’s work to be done. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. And so, you find yourself hard at work hours after quitting time. Appropriately, you discover that today is Work-a-Holic Day. This July 5 holiday recognizes you, the guy or gal, who works all of the time……. even during holidays.
While just about everyone is enjoying the Fourth of July holiday, workaholics are on the job working on some projects. He can’t relax. It’s not in his nature. He’s addicted to work. It’s not necessarily work done out of need. Rather, there is work to be done, or there’s a perceived work project to do.
Today’s Saying: “All Work and no play, makes John a dull boy.” … Author unknown.
If you are a workaholic, we encourage you to use Work-a-Holic Day to break the habit. Simply take today off.
Top 10 Signs You're a Workaholic
- You take work home with you on weekends and holidays.
- You are the first one in and the last one out at your job.
- At your kid’s bedtime, you call them to say goodnight.
- You never turn down overtime, even if you don’t need the extra money.
- You often sleep overnight on a cot at your workplace.
- You hold your spouse’s birthday party at the office while on a coffee break.
- You are working because “It’s fun!” Yes, we’ve heard that one before.
- You work because you want to, not because you need to. (yeah, right)
- Your last thoughts as you fall asleep are related to work.
- People day you’ve got workaholism. It makes you proud.
How to Celebrate and Participate in Workaholics Day
Here are some ways to celebrate and participate in National Workaholics Day:
- Always pick up overtime work.
- Work like a dog.
- Never complain about the hours.
- Bring work home on holidays.
- Find a job you like. You’ll never want to retire.
- Better yet, celebrate this day by doing no work, period.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer, is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – – Theodore Roosevelt
History and Origin of Workaholics Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. Rumor has it, the creator is too busy at his deck working to spend the time it takes to take credit for creating this holiday.
Some internet websites are now calling this holiday National Workaholics Day. Neither the U.S. Congress nor the President of the United States has proclaimed today National Workaholics Day.
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