Through my writing on work-life balance, I’ve come to ponder something about this sought-after concept. Balancing your work life and your personal life sounds amazing.
You have all the time you need to work. To play. To spend time with your family.
But is this truly possible? Can we balance everything we want with everything we must do? And, if we can’t, is there something more than work-life balance?
I think I’ve come to a new conclusion. Work-life balance isn’t about having a perfect life. Instead, it’s more about doing the things you need to do.
This leads to something else. This leads to happiness.
Could Work-Life Balance Be Happiness?
Yes, you have to find a semblance of balance in your life. You can’t be all work and no play. You also can’t be all play and no work. Read more...
American society is constantly pushing the notion that we don’t have enough.
We don’t have enough accolades. We don’t have enough friends/family. We don’t have enough money.
I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of this attitude. Most of us have more than we know what to do with.
Our problem is no longer not having enough. It’s having too much.
We Have Enough
When I look back on the last 11 years of my life, it’s been a wild ride.
I’ve had times of gainful employment and not so gainful employment. The same goes for my wife.
We’ve had times where money wasn’t a problem. Then money was a problem.
But, even during those scarce times, we had more than enough to make due.
Food was always on the table. We had clothes on our backs. We were even able to feed our dogs. Read more...