This Catholic Life Podcast – Ep. 6: “Work-Life Balance”

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Episode #6 – Work-Life Balance

Hosts:  Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler
Guest:  Cormac McCaughan

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In Today’s show, we discuss….

  • Introducing the hosts and guest
  • Work/life balance
  • One minute wonder

Links:

Pope’s teaching on dignified work and family.

Pope Leo XIII – Rerum novarum
http://w2.vatican.va/content/leo-xiii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_l-xiii_enc_15051891_rerum-novarum.html

John Paul II – Laborum exercens
http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_14091981_laborem-exercens.html

The history of the 8 hour day in Australia
https://www.nma.gov.au/defining-moments/resources/eight-hour-day

An infographic on the benefit of shorter work days
https://onlinemasters.ohio.edu/blog/benefits-of-a-shorter-work-week/

Peter mentioned the effect of video games on the brain. Some studies and more information about the effect of Video Games include:
https://www.qut.edu.au/news?news-id=54961

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170622103824.htm

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00248/full

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-hour-video-gaming-brain-ability.html

(Please note that the studies show that, in addition to the benefits of gaming, people, particularly younger children, can become addicted to video games. All things in moderation!)

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