Half say work is ruining our lives

Sarah Coles
work at coffee shop
work at coffee shop

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The latest revelations from the government's 'happiness' survey have revealed that half of us say life is blighted by our work. The Office for National Statistics was investigating how we feel about the balance of work and home life, and it emerges that 48% of us are unhappy with the balance.

So why are we getting it so wrong?