In an interview a few years ago, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg acknowledged a truth we’d all been whispering but refused to admit aloud: “So there’s no such thing as work-life balance. There’s work, and there’s life, and there’s no balance.”

There’s no question that the traditional notion of work-life balance has all but evaporated. The proliferation of mobile devices, the rapid advance of technology, and the rise of social media have forever altered how we live and work. While providing more freedom and flexibility in how, when, and where we work, these advances are also blurring the lines between our personal and work lives.

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