The Integrated Life

Posts from David DeWolf that propose an alternative to work-life balance.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Lent Using Business Techniques
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This year, I used my business experience to help me grow in Lent. Here are four tips that may help make your Lent a little more powerful, too.

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There’s No Such Thing as a Family Decision in the Integrated Life
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It’s so easy to talk about work and how it hinders everything else in our lives. But how often do we consider the ramifications of our decisions in those other more personal areas and how they affect the other aspects of our lives?

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A Case Study in the Integrated Life: Work-Life Balance While Traveling
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A one-line email from my 11-year-old son inspired this case study in what it means to live an integrated life and have work life balance in a whole new way.

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Make Your Travel Time Count
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One of the things I have had to learn to do is optimize my travel schedule: I’ve had to learn to make my travel time count.

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Creating Margin on the Fly for Work Life Balance
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Work life balance: easier said than done. For the first time in my life as a professional, I succeeded in a time of extreme busyness and stress, holding true to daily prayer, a reasonable sleep schedule, and dedicated time with my family. Here’s how I did it.

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Balancing Work and Family
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Here are 12 tips from Bill Bowman to help you with balancing work and family.

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Being Present and Vacationing Well
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Here’s my strategy for making a week at Disney a chance for being present and appreciating time with my family.

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I Learned the Hard Way: Good Stewardship is More than Saving
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As I’ve become more “successful”, I have had to learn to use the resources I have for the benefit of my family. I have had to learn how to be a good steward of what I have been given, and sometimes I have to face the fact that it’s different for me than it is for others. At the heard of it, good stewardship is about more than saving.

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Sometimes Showing Up and Being Present Is Enough
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You can parent, discipline, coach, and teach, but sometimes it won’t get through. Sometimes, you have to show up, and that’s what matters most. It comes down to being present in the most literal sense.

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4 Strategies for Staying Rooted in Prayer
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Recently, I was asked how I stay rooted in prayer despite my crazy schedule. When I sat down and thought about it deliberately, here are the four strategies I came up with.

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