8 hours work. 8 hours recreation. 8 hours rest.

The idea for the three-part day was introduced in the 1920’s to offer some welcome respite for industrial workers accustomed to the long factory hours. Today it continues to be considered the norm, despite the colossal changes that have occurred over the past 100 years. Is the concept of equal work, recreation and rest really still the key to a healthy and fulfilling human life, and one which is impervious to developments in technology and societal shifts, or is it an institutionalised mantra slowly losing relevance in the modern world?

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