Life can take us on a wild and busy ride. It's easy to get swept up in work and the everyday demands of life and forget its true purpose. Along the way we learn to make trade-offs between professional endeavors and family, friends, community, and personal growth. To help you maintain a calm center here are 10 reminders to find balance in your work and life.

“You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.” - Heather Schuck

“Life will always get busy, make time to do the things you love.” - Lailah Gifty Akita

“Work is just a part of our Life, not vice versa. So Live life full time, work work, part time.” - Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

“When you’re gone would you rather have your gravestone say, ‘He never missed a meeting.’ Or one that said, ‘He was a great father.’” - Steve Blank

“Take care of yourself: When you don’t sleep, eat crap, don’t exercise, and are living off adrenaline for too long, your performance suffers. Your decisions suffer. Your company suffers. Love those close to you: Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationship is.” - Ev Williams

“Burnout is about resentment. Preventing it is about knowing yourself well enough to know what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful.” - Marissa Mayer

“Don’t take things too seriously. I would never de-value the importance of your business; but it’s not worth sacrificing your life for.” - Ben Yoskovitz

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.” - Hillary Clinton

“Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.” - Betsy Jacobson

“No matter how busy you are, or how busy you think you are, the work will always be there tomorrow, but your friends might not be.” - Anonymous

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