by Dr. Yvonne Eve Walus
You are a typical 21st century father: you work from your home office (which sometimes has a separate entrance and sometimes is the table in the corner of the lounge). You juggle parenthood, your partner's needs, and your business.
You think you have the best of both worlds. Staying at home while earning a living allows you to feel like a permanent member of the family. You see them over your morning cup of coffee, you join them for your lunch sandwich, you are there in case of an emergency.
Stop. Think. Are you feeling stressed?
Barbara Prashnig, the director...
By Yvonne Eve Walus
Picture this scenario: You arrive at the office way earlier than you would have liked. It’s winter, so the place is brightly lit with fluorescent tubes, some of them flickering like a disco machine. The place is unnervingly silent as everybody is going over the papers they need in the upcoming monthly strategy meeting. You still have five minutes to spare, so you put the coffee on, you check your email while dialling in to hear the voicemail messages. Then you spot the memo that the boss put on your desk (why didn’t she email it,...