The Work-Life Balance Scale

When you use a scale as a metaphor to describe the relationship between your “Work” and your “Life,” many Americans would agree that the scale tips towards the “work” side far more than they would like or had originally planned. Especially since the recent economic conditions have had an impact on companies, the fear of being laid off due to cutbacks have risen. It is important, however, to maintain the proper balance on the scale to maximize the amount of enjoyment you experience during your life.
Webmd’s article, “5 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance” goes into much more detail on the following tips:

  1. Build downtime into your schedule.
  2. Drop activities that sap your time or energy.
  3. Rethink your errands.
  4. Get moving. Exercise.
  5. Remember that a little relaxation goes a long way.

Be sure to check out the full article and balance your Work-Life scale!