I came across this article today and thought it was pretty interesting: The Real Reason For The 40 Hour Work Week.
I totally agree with what the author when I work a 40 hour week:
“Suddenly I have a lot more money and a lot less time….The last thing I want to do when I get home from work is exercise. It’s also the last thing I want to do after dinner or before bed or as soon as I wake, and that’s really all the time I have on a weekday.”
I pretty much want to crawl into my bed and hibernate until the next morning after working for 8 hours and sitting in traffic 2 hours each day (1 hour going to work and 1 hour going home). This is pretty much what I look like by the time I am home: