Live to Work or Work to Live? Why This Question is Irrelevent

Most people have heard the saying “Work to live, don’t live to work”. The logic of perceived wisdom has generally resonated with me and I felt like I should be aiming for this lifestyle where my working life, my job, was just a means to fund the rest of my time which, according to this saying, should be my true life.

For reasons probably related to the pressure of social norms and my competitive nature I haven’t achieved this state; I have led a career focussed life. Continue reading