We’ve all heard the term “work-life balance”,  but what really is it and how do we achieve it? Should we be trying to achieve it? In today’s link roundup, we’ve compiled blogs from Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fast Company and more to share the truth about work-life balance, how to make your life easier and how we should be handling it all. Check it out below.

We Need to Stop Striving for Work-Life Balance. Here’s Why

Is the way we view “work-life balance” affecting how we manage our time? What if *thinking* of work-life balance hinders us from getting exactly what we want out of the idea of a fulfilled life with work, and play? Read more from Fast Company to find out a suggestive way to better “balance” your life, here.

Leighton Meester Is So Over The Allusion Of Work-Life Balance, & So Many Working Moms Will Get Why

“Some days my husband makes dinner, and some days I do. Other days, I’m too tired, and I eat a bowl of cereal for dinner. It’s just the thing we do to make it work.” How. Relatable. Check out more from Leighton Meester, here.

The One Rule to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Should we be trying to juggle everything in our life, or should we reassess what takes up our time and make sure it’s making the quality of our lives better? Never thought of it that way? Neither have most people. Check out the one rule to achieving work-life balance, here.

Dreaming of a Work-Life Balance: Juggling Your Business, Family, and Passion

“Family, business, passions—they can all co-exist. Allow yourself to let each area of life influence the other, to build on one another. It’s helpful to take an inventory of how your day-to-day actions are either supporting those priorities or detracting from them”. See what Forbes has to say about juggling it all.

4 Ways to Build up Your Work-Life Balance Muscle

“We have to treat it like working out at the gym: You start small and build up that muscle, and over time it gets a little easier,” Cascapera says. “If you don’t use and maintain it, that muscle starts to atrophy. But you can recognize that and build it back up again.” Read how to do so, here.

5 Apps That Can Help Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

We all love a good app that helps make our lives better. What about four?! Let’s not waste any more time. Read on.

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