Work-life balance is always a struggle at every stage of our life. When we are just starting out, we put all our energy and waking hours into our career to prove ourselves, and then as we grow and take on more responsibilities, we continue to invest more and more time into our work.
Thoughts about unfulfilled personal commitments keep us distracted at work and when at home, our mind is still occupied with work. The desire to advance our career and the guilt of not pursuing other goals that add meaning to our life leaves us constantly conflicted between work and home. This conflict can take many forms: