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Make a little time for yourself (in a 24/7 world)

Make a little time for yourself (in a 24/7 world)

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The Key Issue With Work-Life Balance

The problem with “work-life balance” is that the forces of work and life don’t exist in equilibrium.

At times, our careers will have an outsized influence on our decision-making. Other times, we’ll set work aside to enjoy life’s many pleasures or deal with its potential h...

Aim For Integration In Your Work-Life

  • There’s no such thing as achieving a perfect work-life balance.
  • If “balance” implies equilibrium, then “integration” implies combining various components or aspects into a unified whole.
  • Focus on being the same authentic person at work, at home, and in your community.

Make Thoughtful Trade-Offs

  • It’s important to create space for family, friends, and fun. Put boundaries around your time.
  • Think consciously about where you want to focus your energy. Ask: Outside of work, what’s most important to me now? My community? My kids? Something else?
  • Remember: You can’t...

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