Workaholism has been defined by some as the pain others applaud. Many consider it the most respectable of all addictions. Unfortunately the workaholic doesn t labor in isolation. Other individuals are usually affected, be it spouse, children or even friends. Financial rewards notwithstanding, the negative impact on their lives is quite different from the satisfaction experienced by the worker. How do you achieve balance between work and leisure?

Background Information

Making Good Decisions
What to do about avoidance one of the biggest time wasters around.

Questions and Answers

How do I avoid overcommitment?


Strapping on the Nitro
Stress can be more dangerous than you think.

Missing Dad
Though in 5- and 6-year-old language I would have never called him a "workaholic," I suppose my dad fit the description.

Though in 5- and 6-year-old language, I would have never labeled him a "workaholic," I suppose my dad fit the description.

Leaving the Majors for More
Choosing family over career isn't easy; but the rewards are priceless.

If you've been through an experience related to this topic, we invite you to share your story with others.
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Other Things to Consider

Fitting Kids Into a Life
We're well-versed in how to make it in the corporate world. What we need is a little advice about making it in the nursery.

Transitions: Changing Jobs, Moving

Relationships: Communication Gaps

Parenting Teens: Communication Problems