Kurt at Cultural Offering highlights the problem with the concept of “work-life balance”:
I’ve always considered my work part of my life. My friends – especially the successful ones – make their work an enriching part of life.
To be sure, keeping the demands of work in proportion to the demands of domestic life can be tough. Especially if, like may sovereign professionals, you work from home. But, the idea of work being something that is to be balanced against “life”? It’s a cute phrase but nonsensical when you think about it.
The Fast Company article he references is here. It’s a fascinating read on the importance and power of the language that we use.