21 Work-life Balance Reminders for Tax Season

11) The typical person believes that greater responsibilities diminish the chances of achieving work-life balance. Those who have it do not allow such thoughts to impede their progress.
 
12) The typical person worries that taking periodic breaks might be seen as shirking their work. Those with work-life balance regard periodic breaks as vital to their consistent productivity.
 
13) The typical person wants to catch up all at once. Those with work-life balance maintain a "pay-as-you-go" system and avoid crash campaigns.
 
14) The typical person feels driven by external forces to race through the day. Those with work-life balance acknowledge that their own habits are the primary force in achieving work-life balance.
 
15) The typical person doesn't draw upon the resources needed to continually experience work-life balance. Those who have it assemble such resources and more, to create leisure.
 
16) The typical person acts as a helpless victim of daily noise and interruptions. Those with work-life balance monitor and manage their personal space to minimize distractions.
 
17) The typical person focuses on finishing the workday so they can drop back and relax. Those with work-life balance are productive at work and have a life for the rest of the day after work.
 
18) The typical person engages in inactive leisure, i.e. watching TV, web surfing, and so on. Those with work-life balance employ leisure for novel experiences, learning, and physical activity.
 
19) The typical person does not reinvest some of his earnings in his own well-being. Those with work-life balance strategically purchase goods and services that support them.
 
20) The typical person longs for the good old days when the pace of life was slower. Those with work-life balance recognize that even in our fast-paced society, it's continually attainable.
 
21) The typical person collects work-life balance tips hoping that such information will rub off on them. Those who have work-life balance ingest the insights of others, and ultimately following the beat their own drum.
 
Bonus:  The typical parent passes their hectic lifestyle on to their children. Those who have it teach their children what is needed to continually experience work-life balance.

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