Nearly everyone has a desire to get ahead in life. A principal reason for
doing so is to be able to enjoy the fruits of our labors —
our leisure time that we spend with family and friends or pursuing
personal interests that create enjoyment for us.
Leading a Double Life
Christine F. Olinsky & Virginia K. Molgaard,
Balancing Work and Family,
Ohio Cooperative Extension Service,
Ohio State University (OSU) &
Iowa State University (ISU)
(Adobe PDF file)
It can be difficult to balance the responsibilities of family, employment and
outside commitments against the need for recreation and leisure pursuits.
We often forget that setting aside quality time to spend with our
loved ones or to simply relax is essential to our well-being and will
ultimately improve our lifestyles, our performance in the workplace, and
our relationships with family members. Becoming too focused on
earning a paycheck, furthering a career or dealing with family and
household chores and responsibilities tends to increase stress,
depersonalize relationships, create family tensions and reduce self esteem.
Taking a break can help us to recharge, get back in touch with who
we are and enjoy the truly important personal aspects of our lives.
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