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Work and Fun is Good,but you have to balance the two

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Work-Life Balance.
Work and fun should be balanced. “Too much work is bad, too much fun is bad. Find that balance in your life, live smart. Live good”. -JC Caylen

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to get satisfaction is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you’re yet to find it, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.

It is easy to be deeply into one’s work, career, profession, calling or what have you to the extent of not having enough time for other things.

The 24 hours in a day is sufficient for humans but the way we engross ourselves in our day-to-day activities makes it not look sufficient. We attach much importance to our occupation with the saying; “money must be made at all costs |.”

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However, this is typical of most Nigerian homes where every child scrambles for any book whatsoever at the blast of the father’s horn from the gate. Sometimes their wives are in this scrambling race.

“When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all”. Theodore Roosevelt

Work-life balance as the term implies is a deliberate effort to create balance in one’s life or daily activities. It simply means you have to create time to relax no matter how busy you may be.

The culture of practising a good work-life balance can only be ascertained when it is planned, and adhering to the plan, otherwise, you’ll have more work to do and more money to make at the detriment of your health and fulfilment.

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You may not find it interesting to be a player or fan of soccer or any sporting activity. And, you may not see sense in 22 grown-ups running after a ball. However, yours might just be indoor games, reading a novel, listening to music, eating out, strolling, or travelling (for adventure and not for business meetings and the like). Why not take a step towards that today? There is no fun in the grave!

You are probably nearing retirement, and it seems you have tons of things you would love to do like swimming, playing basketball, squash, and ludo but you have never really had time to do them. The best time to start is today.

It might interest you to know that work-life balance is not only addressing those that have employment or run businesses but even stay-at-home moms can also benefit from the work-life balance. By deliberately taking time off the pressure of home to do something, you admire so much.

Consequently, In balancing your life, it has to do with something you love to do. Something you derive pleasure in doing. Something that makes you happy and you get satisfaction while doing it.


Doing this will make you more productive and fulfilled. You’ll have a satisfied life because it eases you from stress and in the long run ensure a fulfilling life.

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