Our pace of life has changed enormously in the last century with increasing demands to juggle different responsibilities.
Perhaps many of us yearn for a simpler or more spacious life.
Rest and leisure time are essential for health as are activity, exercise and fulfilling ‘work’.
Finding the right balance is a dynamic and ongoing process which we all need to work out for ourselves.
“To be without leisure – to do everything for the sake of something else – is to be only half alive” writes Edward Skidelsky in Resurgence article Genuine Leisure
Healthcare practitioners have a high rate of burnout and mental health issues. This is in part due to a lack of balance between their work and life. See more about this below and in the ‘Resilient’ and ‘Self-Caring’ sections.
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