Having a good work-life balance is essential to having a good and happy life. Without that balance, those around you may even feel an effect. If you are caring for a family at home at the same time as working, having a good work-life balance can be a great way to maintain order and control in your life!
Always be sure to schedule and keep regular breaks on your calendar. Hold yourself accountable to always rest during your break time—also by removing yourself from your work environment you can feel refreshed and even more productive than if you hadn’t had your break!
Keep a regular daily routine too! By maintaining a routine at home and keeping a schedule you can be sure that you do not underperform at your job—but also that you don’t overwork yourself either. Create cues for yourself, like setting a coffee timer in the morning and a reminder on your computer to go off at the end of the day.
In short, keeping a healthy work-life balance can be easier than it sounds if you create boundaries for yourself and really try to keep on track. Give it a shot, and you might be happier that you did!