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balance

We are all entitled to personal time and whether you choose to spend that with your children, your friends, a Tinder date or Netflix is irrelevant.
Make sure you get out of the (home) office on time.
This situation -- the inequity between what workplaces in Australia are legally obliged to do and what happens in reality -- really felt wrong. And despite implementing various policies that are designed to improve work-life balance, such as flexi-time, nothing seemed to be having a big enough impact.
Implying that a balance is required implies a weighing of opposing forces competing against each other, like a set of scales or a see-saw. More of one means less of the other. Immediately the war is waged between work and life. But is it real?
I'm not proud of it, but the concepts of 'renewal' and 'recovery' felt so foreign that my body wanted to reject them in the same violent way it rejected goji berries when I tried (read: failed) to get on-board the 'superfood' bandwagon. But the science of energy management just made so much sense.
Seeking to find balance and calm in our lives is an ongoing quest in the 21st century. We are 'on' like never before and
As the age-old saying goes, 'you have to be in it, to win it'. Wishing and wanting isn't nearly enough. Turning our dreams