This is a good time of year to think about work/life balance.

Many people work crazy hours to fill a void in their life. Some are just so driven and excited about what they do everyday that they cannot think of anything else.

In my case, I still don’t feel successful with work/life balance because I don’t work from 9 to 5. The lines are blurry.

So in 2011, I’ll stop trying.

From now on, I’m aiming for harmony instead of balance.

What does it mean? It means that I will try to enjoy every moment whatever I’m working on. Thomas Edison said that he never worked a day in his life… and yet, he was spending 18 hours a day in his labs. He was never successful with work / life balance because for him it was all play.

Those of us who will be shutting off over the next couple of weeks, make sure that you use that time well. Enjoy your time off from work while you are … away from the job.

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