Why work/life balance isn’t for everyone

  • 10 January 2016
  • Published in Rescu

Work/Life balance seems to be the Holy Grail that everyone strives for and very few people actually feel that they achieve, but is this concept of balance more of a hot trend than an actual resolution to stress and burnout? These days we tend to glorify being busy so much that even our time for ‘balance’ can be bustling with so many relaxation activities we end up exhausted.

We’re told to ‘separate’ our work and personal lives, to ‘be present’ with our loved ones, and ‘switch off’ from the office – but this strategy can end up causing more stress and scatter for some.

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