Strive to Achieve Balance Within, Not Work-Life Balance

Article published Indo-Canadian Telegram May 2016

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev said, “There is no such thing as work-life balance – it is all life. The balance has to be within you.” In today’s world there are many programs which aim at creating this work-life balance. This concept of “… it is all life. The balance has to be within you” is intriguing. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that this is exactly what I am living and what I teach in my workshops and coaching sessions – it is all life and the key is what energy you are bringing to each situation – at work, home, leisure. Let’s explore “work-life balance.” This implies that our work is separate from our life and what we do at work is less significant than what we do outside work. Is this really true? Think of the jobs of the doctor, teacher, garbage man, police, waitress, firefighter, salesman, etc.  All these individuals are important to us. When we start seeing our jobs as service to others and not just a means to earn money for ourselves, we will no longer separate our work from our life.

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