Can’t Stop Overworking? You Need a ‘Termination Phrase’

A simple technique from Cal Newport that can help you separate work and life

Stephen Moore
Forge
Published in
3 min readOct 27, 2020

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Like many of us, I’ve spent the past several months struggling to separate work life and life-life. Back when I worked in a co-working space, I had a visual cue that the workday was done — usually, it was when others started packing up their…

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Forge
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