Balance Is Bullshit

Ted was worried that he was spending too much of his time and focus on work. He was putting in nine to ten hours at the office, another three to four hours at home in the evenings, and weekends were chewed up by the things he didn’t have time to get to during the week. He was feeling distant from his family and he couldn’t seem to find even a moment for himself. Desperate to find a better way, Ted remembered reading in some self-help book that balance between work, family/friends, and personal time was the key to happiness. Unfortunately, Ted was a bit of a literalist…read more