This article notes that ‘Millennials’ (those born from around the late 1980s) are used to a blurring of work and life. Whereas an 8 hour work day used to be standard, these young people often expect to be ‘always-on’, reachable by both work colleagues, and friends and family whatever time of day or night.
The author notes the advantages and disadvantages of this lifestyle – being able to fit work and personal life around each other, but never wholly having a separation between work and life. He then goes on to suggest that rather than trying to achieve work-life balance, people should instead attempt an integration of the two.
Read more at TIME.