In this episode of the Fathering Strong podcast, Bruce and Eli discuss the importance of work-life balance. They highlight the negative impact of an unbalanced life on relationships with spouses and children, as well as on overall well-being. They share statistics on burnout in the workplace and emphasize the need for setting boundaries and prioritizing family time. The hosts provide practical tips for creating and maintaining work-life balance, such as setting work hours, minimizing distractions, and scheduling quality time with family. They also emphasize the importance of achieving holistic health by taking care of the body, soul, and spirit.


work-life balance, burnout, relationships, boundaries, family time, productivity, holistic health


  • Unbalanced work-life can strain relationships with spouses and children.
  • Setting boundaries and prioritizing family time is crucial for work-life balance.
  • Achieving work-life balance improves productivity and overall well-being.
  • Holistic health involves taking care of the body, soul, and spirit.


  • The Importance of Work-Life Balance
  • Setting Boundaries and Prioritizing Family Time

Sound Bites

  • “77% of workers report burnout at some point in their current job.”
  • “Kids pay attention to the times you weren’t there.”
  • “Reduced stress leads to better sleep and a stronger immune system.”


00:00 – Introduction and Setting the Topic

01:30 – The Impact of Work-Life Imbalance on Relationships

08:41 – Tips for Creating and Maintaining Work-Life Balance

34:56 – The Unique Gift of Fully Developed Fatherly Love