Under the rear hatch behind the engine is another space that can hold two sets of golf clubs. Some owners get close to 30 miles per gallon on the freeway with the current model, and Juechter said he expects that to be true with the new one. Engineers also took great pains to make the new car quiet on the highway, with heat shields and ample insulation to cut engine noise. Even though the car has an aluminium structure and a carbon-fibre bumper beam, it still weighs a little more than the current model.
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The Dangers of Defining Success in terms of Financial Wealth or Job Title When we define ourselves and our culture's success by the work we produce and the effort we put into it, we create a culture that prioritizes productivity over everything else.
And that's when happiness and contentment go by the wayside and stress, anxiety, mental health struggles, and addictions flourish. The continuation of metoo-like abuses and the relegation of some citizens to 2nd class status. When work output or GDP or status in the workplace is worshipped, toxic leadership pervades because production is THE most important output instead of satisfaction, happiness, or anything else.
Longer work hours, unpaid internships, no vacation days, become the norm. Those who are unable to work e. Placing your self-worth or happiness in the hands of an employer, job title or salary can lead to feelings of being lost, inadequate or depressed if you get laid off or retire.
They are more likely to be depressed and anxious and more likely to feel that there is less purpose in their lives. Their identity and purpose seem to disappear when they lose their job. Chronic work-related stress can affect the HPA axis along with other endocrine and physiological system collapse. When high cortisol levels are maintained over a long period of time it can lead to increased blood pressure and other health conditions.
Are you addicted to work? Here is a list of questions you can ask yourself. Do you prefer working more than other activities such as spending time with loved ones or relaxing on the couch? Do you find yourself working on weekends, vacations, and evenings?
Do you talk about work more than anything else? Do you use stimulants to help you work longer hours? Do you have a hard time delegating tasks to employees because you fear they won't be done correctly? Do you find yourself multitasking in order to get more done?
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Have your long hours caused injury to your health or relationships? Do you think about work or other tasks while driving, conversing, falling asleep, or sleeping? Are you easily agitated, especially if things don't go as planned? Do you feel restless on your downtime? Do you frequently answer "busy" when people ask how you've been?
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