You Deserve a Break

October 24, 2003 will be the first official Take Back Your Time
Day, a consciousness-raising event for Americans, who enjoy less
free time than anyone else in the industrialized world. The date is
significant: By the last week of October the average American has
put in as many hours on the job as most Europeans do all year. For
more information and events in your area see The
official handbook of this new movement, Take Back Your
(Berrett-Koehler, $14.95), edited by John de Graaf,
explores the social, economic, spiritual, and personal costs of
overwork, and offers practical advice on how to take back your

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