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Humblebragging: The New Status Symbol

A new study from Harvard University describes ‘humblebragging’ - boasting about one's hectic life as a way to prove they are 'in demand' - as a new social phenomenon. Phrases like 'I have no life' or 'I desperately need a holiday' are now used to imply social standing, and having groceries delivered at home can be a good way to prove that one is too busy or important for such mundane tasks. Includes a brief guide with suggestions for healthy leisure activities.

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