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Be Present, Not Balanced: Stop Trying to Live a Well-Balanced Life

Feb 06, 2023 / Relationships and Communication     

So-called work-life balance is a myth. People search for it, but never find it.  So stop worrying about achieving that balance and start striving to be present. Think about these three Ps that will help you to be more focused on being present for your family.  First, prioritize. When you step back and look at how you spend your time, you’ll realize that some things like your favorite television show just aren’t as important as things like family dinners or going for a walk with your spouse. Here are the other two Ps and more on how to be present, not balanced.



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