Separate Water from a River

Another fabulous offering from David Kanigan

Live & Learn

under-water

…“Work-life balance” is a toxic distinction, inviting misery and stress, endless juggling and reconfigurations to try and get it “right,” where no right actually exists.

Maybe the hippies, the yogis, Einstein had it right when they say that everything is life – no matter what you’re doing, where you are, who you’re with – because everything is energy, vibration, movement. You can’t separate work from life anymore than you can separate water from a river.

The question, then, becomes more about where, energetically speaking, do you want to dwell? What sort of pulse and movement do you want to enjoy, through it all? Tortured and low, with the executives and the mind’s cruel categories, or up high, with the lovers, the synergists and the fools?

~ Mark Morford, Is “Work-Life” Balance a Lie?


Photograph Credit: Brooke Didonato

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4 thoughts on “Separate Water from a River

  1. yep, I’ve found no “balance” per se. Just a matter of where priorities lie at any given time. And having much room for flexibility and forgiveness. Being willing and able to laugh. lol, love how I sound like I know what I’m talking about 😉 Seriously, though, the best I know how to do is jump in and swim!

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