Work/Life Balance Myth

davidallenIt has long been proposed that one of the secrets to a happy life is finding a work/life balance.  This is a magical equation where the right mix of meaningful work offset by an exact amount of normal life activity equals contentment.  However, is this really as true as it seems?

In a recent blog post, David Allen discusses this topic and comes to his own conclusions.

“There’s not really work/life balance, there’s just balance. I mean, work is anything you want to get done, right? It doesn’t have to be pejorative. Having a good vacation can be work. Just think of the affirmation: Wow, this really works! Is that a bad thing?”

Read the rest of his blog entry on the Getting Things Done web site.


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