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A New Survey Has Revealed That American Hustle Culture Is Dying Out, With 77% Of Employees Now Prioritizing Personal Lives Over Advancements At Work

New Africa - stock.adobe.com - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

I don’t think it’s a secret that since the COVID-19 pandemic forced most of us Americans into lockdown and remote working in 2020, we started treating our work lives differently.

The pandemic traumatized so many of us and made us realize that there are so many more important things in life than working and getting as rich as possible.

Instead, the forced period of isolation made us realize how important mental health, self-care, and personal relationships are.

However, before the pandemic, so many people were falling prey to what’s known as ‘hustle culture.’

Those who follow hustle culture are often people who believe they should never stop working as hard as possible to be successful in their career, no matter what career it is.

Those who love to ‘hustle’ tend to work long hours and hard shifts as often as possible, believing that one day it will pay off and they will be able to live a wealthy, extremely comfortable life.

This happens to many young Americans. Not only does it feel extremely expensive to live in America these days, but there’s also the promise of the ‘American dream,’ which kept people working very hard for years.

However, those who participate in hustle culture often get burnt out and live with stress and anxiety that often makes them question whether or not all that hard work is worth it or not.

After the pandemic hit, more people began prioritizing their mental health and social life over their work life and settled for jobs that may pay less but offer more personal time.

New Africa – stock.adobe.com – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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