75 reasons to hate the rat race

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Rat race– as defined in Wikipedia:

AND rat race it is a term used to refer to an endless, self-defeating, or pointless pursuit. It conjures up the image of the futile efforts of a lab rat trying to escape by running through a maze or on a wheel…

The growing view of work as a “rat race” in our time has led many to doubt their own attitude to work and look for a better alternative; better balance between work and personal life. Many believe that long working hours, unpaid overtime, stressful work, time spent traveling to work, less time for family life and/or friends have led to the workforce/population as a whole becoming more unhappy, unable to take advantage of rising economic prosperity and a higher standard. life.

Without further ado, here are 75 reasons to hate the rat race. Start sweating over it right now…

  1. Talk about coolers – yes, I come here often
  2. Chatter – no, I don’t like to see you here every day.
  3. Commuting to work is really like an interstate rat race.
  4. Traffic jams – why do I have to leave the house at the same time as all these idiots?
  5. Lunch break – shouldn’t we be able to eat whenever we want?
  6. Break Room is a nice room where you can waste your time.
  7. Cabins are my own cage
  8. Company policy is everything
  9. Company dress code – leaves little room for imagination
  10. Desks – I’d rather work on the couch
  11. Gossip – who cares how much the guy in the cube next to me gets
  12. Politics – can’t we just be friends?
  13. 5 day work week – what if I want to work 14 days in a row and take a week off?
  14. Ask permission – do anything – how old are we?
  15. Bureaucracies – they complicate everything, no matter how simple it is.
  16. Memos – no one cares
  17. I don’t do what I love – then what are you doing?
  18. My childhood dreams are ruined. Did you say that as a child you wanted to count all day long?
  19. Make someone else rich – someone benefits from YOU
  20. Your boss is basically the fact that you have one.
  21. Riding a slow train to nowhere – and the expression “keep puffing”
  22. Is the expression “Same shit, different day” true?
  23. Wasting time – time is never wasted when you’re always wasted… wait, that was college
  24. Rules are not to be broken
  25. Fluorescent lighting is harmful to the eyes
  26. We are considered human capital – sad but true
  27. We are workers – I need my own workers
  28. Firewalls – no Twitter and YouTube at work?! What the hell am I gonna do all day?
  29. Raises or lack thereof
  30. Savings – You can invest in yourself and your business and watch your money multiply.
  31. You are probably not using your talent to the fullest.
  32. Job dissatisfaction – does your job make you smile?
  33. Feeling like you’ve been listened to like cattle
  34. Living on someone else’s terms
  35. People say, “Well, at least I have a job now” – at least that means the worst case scenario.
  36. Someone else is in control of your destiny.
  37. Bordem – the rat race is not very stimulating
  38. Is lifelessness the same day after day?
  39. Trap – let me out of here.
  40. I am defined by the position – I am a person, not a software engineer.
  41. Question: “What are you doing” – oh, hello, yes, I sit in a cube all day wishing I was somewhere else.
  42. Wishing you were somewhere else
  43. Lack of choice.
  44. Lack of fun.
  45. Lack of mobility.
  46. No contribution.
  47. Lack of passion.
  48. Lack of creativity.
  49. Unnecessary meetings – life is too short to waste time.
  50. 9-5 – who decided these were my most productive hours?
  51. 8 hour work day – why should you be told what to do with 1/3 of your life?
  52. Thoughts of slavery – once I was 1/3 slave
  53. When they say what to do – pah.
  54. Stolen staplers – even worse …
  55. Jokes about a stolen stapler
  56. Bad Boss Jokes – Please Tell Me You Don’t Laugh Anyway
  57. Feeling like you’re on a slow train to nowhere
  58. Work hard to retire, and then what? Sit?
  59. Work for money, not money working for you
  60. Fear for your work
  61. Layoffs.
  62. What pension?
  63. Job = Just went broke
  64. Get a raise, better buy a bigger house/car
  65. The more you earn, the more you use yourself
  66. Productivity doesn’t lead to more vacations, just more work
  67. Keep up with Jones
  68. Squeezing the steering wheel like it did something to you
  69. Road Rage – calm down, this is not the way to live your life.
  70. Low standard of living – certainly better than it could be, but it could be fucking better!
  71. You can’t have everything if you have that mindset.
  72. We put off the pleasure for later – it seems that tomorrow will never come
  73. Everywhere is in a hurry – hurry up to relax!
  74. The fact that we know we can “do whatever we want” but we don’t.
  75. settlement.

about the author

Matt WilsonMatt Wilson
Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is the co-founder of Under30Experiences, a travel company for young adults aged 21-35. He is the original co-founder of Under30CEO (acquired in 2016). Matt is the host of the Live Different podcast and has over 50 iTunes ratings in the Health, Fitness, Business, and Travel categories. He brings a unique, uncensored approach to his interviews and writing. His work has been featured on Under30CEO.com, Forbes, Inc., Huffington Post, Reuters and many more. In his free time, Matt does yoga and fitness, and buys all his food from an organic farm in the jungles of Costa Rica, where he lives. He is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.


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