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InitiativeOne Think Tank: What is True Work-Life Balance?

Updated: Sep 8, 2022

Many individuals view work-life balance sort of like a teeter-totter. While one side is active, the other side is inactive. In this view, the goal is to balance the two, so equal time is given to both sides over time. We maintain a different understanding of work-life balance!

Life balance occurs when one is fully present at home and yet flexible when work requires periodic attention while at home. At the same time, work is so enjoyable that it feels like play, not merely a job! It is like two life-giving streams flowing seamlessly together, each providing stimulation, meaning, and joy! One feeds the other and vice versa!


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