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Is There Such a Thing as Work/Life Balance?

Balance is not something you find; it’s something you create.  Unknown

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As a wife and mom with 4 young children, I was constantly asking – how do I manage to do everything that needs to be done around here, stay sane, and not collapse in exhaustion?  What is my work/life balance supposed to look like?  Now my children are able to help me a lot around the house with all kinds of chores, but I work part-time as well as doing business online.  And I’m still asking the question about whether or not it’s possible to balance the time well between all the hats I wear.

I think we all wonder about this question at some point or another in our lives!  How do I manage my life and the responsibilities I have in a healthy way for maximum results?

Last week I came across a blog post by Michael Hyatt, and it was like a light bulb went off in my brain. Balance is different from what I have been thinking of it as and that’s not a bad thing.  I was very encouraged and, though rest and play aren’t what the blog post is about, I was reminded that it’s important to schedule time for play and rest, not just work!

Check it out here; it may be just what you need to hear about your work-life balance!


What are your challenges in balancing all your responsibilities, hobbies, and rest?  Have you found a way to “stay on the rope?”

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