Category: Balance

balance

Why I Now Use the Term “Balance” Instead of “Work-Life Balance”

Life is one indivisible whole, and to fragment it into discrete categories introduces a kind of needless schizophrenia. Instead of seeing work as this thing that is somehow at odds with everything else, we need to see what role it could/should play in enhancing all the other areas of life, so as to foster greater levels of happiness and fulfilment.

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5 Books I am Putting on My “Read Immediately List” in 2017

My “read immediately” list is far longer than what I will be able to get to in a lifetime, and that is how it should be. There are, however, a few work-related titles I am definitley planning to get to in 2017.

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The 3 Most Helpful Books I Read in 2016

I read widely this past year, and as I look back I see a pattern in the topics to which I gravitated. Three books in particular were the most helpful.

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Giving Up vs. Letting Go

We give up on things when we stop caring about them. Letting go, however, does not mean one does not care, but rather that one accepts the situation and works to clear the way for something better.

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Failure is an Option

No one likes to fail, but stepping outside of our comfort zones and allowing ourselves to screw up is necessary for achieving great success.