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Cons to work-life balance

  • Work-life balance is based on the idea that work and life are 2 different parts of our life that need to be maintained equally. It creates this barrier between work and life and puts a pressure on people to be able to manage both equally and successfully.
  • But the reality of the situation is that work and life can never be equally balanced in life.

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  • Turn Off

Turn off work mode – both, from your devices and your head.

Turn off work and email notifications. If possible, turn off devices and spend time doing the things that make you happy or spend time with people that make you happy.

It’...

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About work-life balance

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.

Thi...

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  • Make Boundaries

When you have a schedule and fixed times for everything, there is only that limited time for you to work and to relax.

It’s important to learn to maintain that boundary between your work and your personal life.

Lea...

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Tips to maintain work-life balance

  • Define

Before going into work-life balance, you need to know what is ‘balance’ for you.

Write down the things in your life that are priorities, then analyse your life daily life and try to make an estimate on how much time you’re able to allot to...

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Cons to work-life integration

  1. If you don’t spread your priorities out equally, you might end up spending most of your time either working or on leisure things.
  2. You may not be able to properly navigate through the blend of work and life and might lose the grip on maintaining balance between the two.
  3. You ma...

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Tips...

  • The only thing to keep in mind is to make sure that your schedule distributes time to all your priorities in a more or less equal amount and fulfills you and the people most important to you.
  • Just like in work-life balance situations, it’s important to have boundaries here as well, b...

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Cons To This

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.

Especially as someone like me who doesn’t fit well with schedules and hates being routine, it gets boring.

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Tips to work-life integration

  • Create a schedule that focuses on all the main priorities in your life. Unlike schedules from work-life balance that dealt with ensuring ‘equlibrium’ between work and life on almost a daily basis, these schedules are based more on what you feel like and what you’re motivated to do
  • F

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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...

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  • Set Schedules

When you realise how you want your day-to-day life to be organized it becomes easier to schedule your day accordingly.

Set a fixed schedule for workdays with fixed times for work and fun things that you enj...

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Pros Of Work-life Integration

With the added flexibility to your life, it becomes easier to manage work and personal life and if you feel like adding more things to your life, you can easily do that.

It gives the opportunity to be professional while handling many things at the same time and still remain sane !

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  • Reflect

After atleast a month of following through, go back to analysing your daily life. Ask yourself the same questions you asked yourself in the first step.

Are your answers different now? Do you feel more happy/content with the way your wo...

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Introduction To Work-life Balance 0

Introduction To Work-life Balance 0

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...

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  • There will be times when you will have to make certain decisions based off of your professional life and that takes priority in your everyday life.
  • There will also be times when your personal life will take the spotlight and you will set your work away to enjoy your life with people...

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Cons To This

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.

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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 ...

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Work-life integration

Work-life integration removes the idea of having a perfectly balanced equation between work and life and blends everything together.

To be precise, it removes the rigid boundaries between your personal and professional life and sets your day in such a way that work, health, family, self, ev...

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Having work-life balance is an important thing.. or is it? Here is debate about the pros and cons of work-life balance and a slightly better option.

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Define what a balanced life looks like to you before you can work towards a better work-life balance.

To define a work-life balance, write out the things that are important to you on a list and prioritise them. 

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The concept of “work/life integration”

Companies now love to talk about work/life integration instead of work/life balance .

  • Work/life balance could evoke an opposition between work and life and a sort of competition between the two.
  • Work/life integration is an approach that crea...

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