Give Up On Work-Life Balance

Give Up On Work Life Balance

Source: Olga Khazan
Affiliation: The Atlantic

In this article, Olga Khazan argues that the best way to stay sane while managing work and life is to give up the expectation of having a perfect work-life balance. Khazan begins by discussing some of the downsides of working long hours and how pursuing a perfect work-life balance can be exhausting. Khazan proposes giving up the idea of balancing work and life, noting that trying to achieve work-life balance can be exhausting in and of itself. 

Keywords: Burnout , Computer Science , Happiness , Hierarchies of Work , Leisure , Meaning of Work , Tech Ethics , Tech Industry , Work/Life Balance