“We had a happy life. I would say I really had a very happy one, even though we lived in poverty, on food stamps, government cheese, and sometimes the food pantry shelf,” said Strayed.
NB: this is not a nationwide policy mandated by the German Labor Ministry — it’s just an in-house rule for the ministry itself. Their managers, not all managers in Germany, although that would be amazing.
I still think it sets a nice tone! I have definitely sent and received some ill-conceived late-night work emails in my day. SAVE AS DRAFT. I need to paint that on the wall over my desk.