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Even if you love your job & are motivated to work, overworking yourself without taking breaks will eventually lead to some resentment – either towards yourself, your colleagues or even your job.
Constantly being on the run, working even on the weekends will lead to eventual burnout – be it mentally or physically – this is what leads to resentment & negative feelings which is your mind & body’s indication to needing a break.
Assuming that working harder than others will lead you to great success in your career is wrong. Yes, it might help to get ahead, but at the cost of your own well being.
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If you are someone like me who finds it difficult to work within boundaries,it’s going to be a difficult task to navigate through them and be disciplined, but the only way to have successful work-life balance is by execution- simply learn to work within boundaries and stick to your routine.
Work-life integration removes the idea of having a perfectly balanced equation between work and life and blends everything together.
So when it is clear that having a perfect work-life balance isn’t possible and yet we pressurise ourselves to live that way, it is just like running a race but in the opposite direction to everyone else – you might feel like you’re winning when in reality you’re making decisions that will not ben...
The concept of work life balance basically views work and life as 2 separate parts of our life that need to be maintained equally.
In a much broader sense, it means to utilise more time for leisure things, family time or simply self care. It is something which many youths, including myself...
Now, it might seem easy to fix a schedule and plan out your entire day, but the difficult part is sticking to that workplan and being consistent with it.
The reason why work-life balance has become such a growing topic in discussions among the self-help and self-care community is because the “constant hustle” cultre has fixed the idea of constantly being on the go, working and being productive into the workforce and has made it the norm.
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