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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

Happier at Work #2: The Myth of "Work-Life Balance"

Is the term 'work-life balance' actually making us unhappier? This 'sode explores how to be happier at work and build actual balance into your life.

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The assumption when we use the phrase 'work-life balance' is that work takes away from 'life.'

Every minute spent working subtracts from your happiness. The only way to be happier is to work less. Except we have to work. So work is a necessary evil, to be endured, so we can 'live' outside our work hours.

Seems like a pretty bleak perspective, doesn't it?

We reframe this conversation, discuss how work can actually contribute to your happiness and how to stay engaged and passionate as we get to help others.

Some tough love and honest conversation around burnout, stress, different seasons of life and how to love your work and your life outside work.

As Nicole said on the full 'sode of the topic...

"The assumption when we use the phrase 'work-life balance' is that work takes away from life." - Nicole Cozean

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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

Dedicated to forever changing pelvic health with online clinical courses to help you be more confident in your practice and business resources to help start and grow pelvic health businesses.

Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

Jesse uses his business experience to help pelvic health business owners start and grow their practices so they can build a practice that truly works for them. From website design, SEO, conversions, marketing, finance and money mindset, he wants to make the process of owning your own practice easier and fun.

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