Work life balance is a result of reductionist thinking. It suggests we have work, and we have life and that there should be some sort of equilibrium between the two. This suggests work is something to be endured and the rest of your life is to be enjoyed.
If only we had more time for enjoyment. If this way of thinking were true. what happens at home wouldn’t affect our work, and the stresses of work wouldn’t affect our home life. Except we know that isn’t true.
In today’s episode, Tracy is going to be talking about why this notion of striving for work life balance is flawed. Tracy is going to share a way of looking at your life holistically rather than reducing it to a disconnected set of parts.
For detailed show notes, visit our article on How To Balance Work and Life