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>> We all do it, even if it's not necessarily the right direction.>>
> Today people are hyper connected all the time. Also at work if you're more or less into what you do, it's difficult to let go.>> But a new French law is encouraging workers to do just that, allowing them not only to clock off but switch off when they leave the work place.
No more out of work emails, for many, is a welcome chance to disconnect.>> I think we have to make a distinction between professional and private lives. Which is still not a very clear boundary in today's society.>> The feeling of not being able to follow the flow of information sent to us, creates a feeling of frustration.
Stress a feeling of incompetence of inability to keep track and all these feelings can result in a burn out. France may have famously shot 35 hours working weeks but unions have long advocated for this law change. It's believed about 40% of executives' time is spent processing information. The law has no punishment for those who don't obey it though, of course not all habits are that easy to kick.