Workism: how the workplace became America's newest place of worship

The office has become the center of people's lives

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'Boss babe' life and hustle culture have taken over
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As America's attitudes toward religion have continued to shift, it was perhaps inevitable that Americans would now worship at the altar of work instead. There's a word for seeking such validation, identity and community in your career: workism. 

When work becomes 'the centerpiece of one's identity'

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