The Key to a Happy Life: Striking a Balance at Work and at
In a culture obsessed with consumption, whether it be tech gadgets, fast cars, large houses, or job titles — it should be no surprise that we often tip the scales of work/life balance. Advertisers and Pop Culture tell us we can have it all. The strain of trying to accumulate it all has made many people virtual slaves in their offices.
Even after working more than 50 hours a week… even after getting every material need and luxury that money can buy… many people still live unhappily. The corporate success, instead of bringing fulfillment, has left many executives and employees with a feeling emptiness and disillusionment.
Stress is a part of every job. People are going to be people, accidents will happen, life is not fair, and thing won’t work out all the time. Striving for a life and career without stress may actually create even MORE stress! But there is still hope for the tired executive and the downtrodden worker. Stress and anxiety need not ruin lives and careers. If you are at point where the demands and pressure of your career is becoming overpowering, use the following advice on how to be an achiever who has work/life balance: