A common theme from science fiction is a vision of a world where humans do less work and machines do more. Why have we not yet reached that point?
All the awareness campaigns have had little effect on the 'garden variety' mental illness that’s causing most of the disability and death.
In many of the workplaces I visit as a neuroscientist, stressed workers behave much like addicted lab rats. But you don't have to quit the rat race to start feeling better at work.
More and more workplaces are turning to the wellness industry to try and solve the problem of overwork.