Work/Life Balance is about prioritising between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation). Today Dawn and Barbara will talk about Work/Life Balance and how we make sure that in maintaining this we achieve our own purpose in life.

Tune into a stimulating conversation with Barbara and Dawn who host this monthly show. In this show we will talk about how to define your purpose, as well as balancing this into your very busy work and personal life.

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Originally aired on 
Saturday 26th June, 2016 

@ 7am UK time

on
Coach Radio International

 

 

 

 

Work–life balance is a concept which includes proper prioritising between “work” and “lifestyle”.  One of the definitions we researched explained that your Work/Life Balance is a comfortable state of equilibrium which is achieved as a balance between each person’s primary priorities of their position of employment and their own private life and lifestyle.  But really there is no right and there is no wrong and the whole idea about the Wheel of Work/Life Balance is to help you find a balance between all the elements of your life – work or not work.

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Recommended reading and suggestions discussed in the show:

Take care of yourself: 
When you don’t sleep, eat crap, don’t exercise,
and are living off adrenaline for too long, your performance suffers.
Your decisions suffer. Your company suffers.

Love those close to you: 
Failure of your company is not failure in life.
Failure in your relationship is.

Ev Williams, co-founder of Medium and Twitter

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Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.

Hillary Clinton

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To get balance, we should first consider ‘purpose’. 

If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. 

For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.

Bishop T.D. Jakes

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The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that
absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, or passion.

Terry Orlick

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You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.

Heather Schuck, The Working Mom Manifesto

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It’s all in how you arrange the thing…
the careful balance of the design is the motion.

Andrew Wyeth