Mary LoVerde is a work-life balance expert and change catalyst. She brings a refreshing perspective on the challenges of long hours, family commitments, crazy travel, and the desire to have a life that includes sleep. She has published four books in three languages and has appeared four times on Oprah. She sits down with Dr. Matthew to talk about how busy professionals can achieve an effective work-life balance.
[1:50] Dr. Matthew introduces Mary.
[4:00] How do people really achieve work-life balance?
[6:40] What’s the disconnection that’s causing you pain?
[7:45] When you connect with others, everything else becomes easier.
[8:40] When we lose track of our center, we lose track of our motivation.
[9:35] What makes a successful marriage? Connection
[11:50] We love looking at our phone because it connects us to others.
[15:10] Why did Mary sell her dream home to travel the world?
[18:10] The actual truth is that winners quit.
[21:45] Knowing when to quit is the hallmark of an authentic life.
[27:15] What do you really fear?
[30:55] Give yourself credit for the good that you do.
[33:40] Examine the things you might need to quit.
[35:20] Challenge of the week? Find where you’re out of balance.
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