HR Glossary
Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What is work-life balance?

Work-life balance refers to achieving harmony between the working and non-working elements of one’s life. Balance is achieved when one’s personal and professional lives do not conflict or interfere.

Work-life balance is based on the premise that work-life balance is not achievable.

Work-life balance is referred to as work-life integration. The integration of work and life refers to having one’s professional and personal lives work together smoothly.

Why should you have a work-life balance?

Work-life balance is necessary in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It is important to have time for both work and play, If work-life balance is not achieved, it can lead to burnout and poor health.

To achieve a good work-life balance is to allow yourself to relax. Relaxing doesn't mean you need to unplug from life, but it does mean you need to relax and recharge your batteries.