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Britons do not get enough 'me time', according to a report

Britons do not get enough 'me time', according to a report

Britons do not get enough 'me time', according to a report

Britons are burning themselves out by not getting enough "me time", according to a new report.

Working longer hours is one of the biggest drains on relaxation, while younger adults blame browsing social media.

A survey of 2,000 people by relationship site eHarmony.co.uk showed that one in six had no free time at all, while one in 10 have less than five hours a week.

Household chores, personal paperwork and thinking about work all impacted on free time, said the report.

Jemima Wade, spokeswoman for eHarmony.co.uk, said: "The findings show that taking some time out for yourself is a necessity these days, not a luxury. Busy lives can mean we forget to step back and give ourselves space to relax or take a minute to do the little things that make us happy."

PA Media