Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

Work-life balanceHow do you measure success in the workplace? The size of your paycheck? Your job title? Your name on the door?

How do you measure happiness outside of work? Friends? Family? Relationships? Hobbies?

Now comes the hard part. How do you balance the two?

Achieving that balance is critical to success on both fronts – at home and on the job. And, there’s no question that one influences the other. If juggling the demands of your two worlds is becoming more stressful with each passing day, it’s time to step back and see what needs to change.

Need some ideas?

WebMD offers 5 tips for beating burnout, from proactive scheduling to dropping no-value-added activities and from exercising to relaxing.

According to Time.com you have to draw a line, and decide what is important and what isn’t. Time writer Eric Barker sums up 5 key ideas for achieving work-life balance with a prediction that “You can do anything once you stop trying to do everything.”

Even top employers are looking seriously today at the work-life balance issue, according to CNBC, which claims that Everybody Wins With a Healthy Work-Life Balance. Many companies are now seeking immediate and long-term solutions to the challenge in order to attract and retain key talent.

Are your personal life and professional life in balance? Test your equilibrium with this brief quiz.

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