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The cult of productivity and hustle culture

The cult of productivity

Toxic productivity, hustle culture, and the relentless drive to optimize every aspect of our lives has led to a culture where acts of maintenance, rest, and restoration are devalued. At the altar of productivity, we sacrifice our hobbies, our wellness, and our mental health. But how did we reach here, and how can we re-examine the true role of productivity?

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“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” 

Marcus Aurelius

Shinjini Mehrotra is an India-based writer. Her work explores the intersection between creativity, productivity and philosophy. She also has a deep interest in Jungian psychology and its associated branches of myth, mysticism, and storytelling.

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