Work-life “balance” is a myth. 

It paints the ideal of the super-human who is able to have it all by doing it all. Well, reality begs to differ. Stop Settling® is a method, a mindset, and a movement that helps you understand who you are, what’s important to you, and make conscious choices about where you want to spend your time. It’s all about knowing how to Settle Smart. 


There is a growing and critical mismatch happening in terms of what companies and organizations want and expect from their talent and what that talent desires. It’s time to learn how to close that gap. 

It’s not about balance. It’s about harmonious integration powered by what it is that you really want! 

Stop Settling, Settle Smart Book Cover



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In this wise book, Dana Look-Arimoto reframes work-life balance for the 21st century. She argues fora more well-rounded way of looking at career, family, friendships, community, and vitality using a deliberate and self-aware method of making the choices that are right for you. This book is a much-needed call for sanity and a real breath of fresh air for anyone who feeling overwhelmed. 

- Daniel H. Pink

author of WHEN and DRIVE