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Tips for Better Work-Life Balance
Beat burnout by discovering ways to devote more time to the activities and people that matter most to you.
By Jen Uscher WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
If you’re feeling overworked and finding it more challenging than ever to juggle the demands of your job and the rest of your life, you’re not alone.
“A lot of people are having a more difficult time finding balance in their lives because there have been cutbacks or layoffs where they work. They’re afraid it may happen to them, so they’re putting in more hours,” says psychologist Robert Brooks, PhD, co-author of The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life
“But even if you don’t have much control over the hours you have to work, you can ask yourself: In what other ways am I bringing greater enjoyment into my life?” Brooks says. “Focus your time and attention on things you can control.”
Here is #5 of five ways to bring a little more balance to your daily routine:
5. Remember that a little relaxation goes a long way.
Don’t get overwhelmed by assuming that you need to make big changes to bring more balance to your life. Brooks recommends setting realistic goals, like trying to leave the office earlier one night per week.
“Slowly build more activities into your schedule that are important to you,” he says. “Maybe you can start by spending an hour a week on your hobby of carpentry or planning a weekend getaway with your spouse once a year,” he says.
Stack points out that even during a hectic day, you can take 10 or 15 minutes to do something that will recharge your batteries. “Take a bath, read a trashy novel, go for a walk, or listen to music,” she suggests. “You have to make a little time for the things that ignite your joy.”
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FABULOUS RECIPES to try:
Warming Squash Soup
Serves: 2 Preparation Time: 40 Minutes
Ingredients:1 large butternut squash 1 brown onion Approx 1 1/2 cups of water 1 spoon of yeast-free vegetable bouillon 1 can of coconut milk Sprinkle of nutmeg Himalayan salt and cracked black pepper to taste. Instructions:
Bring the water and stock to the boil.
While this is heating, chop the squash into small chunks, removing the skin and the seeds (keep the seeds for roasting if you like – they’re delicious!)
Slice the onion and then add all of the ingredients to the boiling stock.
Lower the heat and simmer until all ingredients are soft and then blend smooth.
Serve with an extra sprinkle of nutmeg and a smile
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