Hi Kaitlyn -
That is a very good question and also something that many people in the professional world struggle with. I personally found that as you progress through life you should try and surround yourself with others who are doing the same. Sometimes this happens organically and sometimes it is something you need to work on. In my personal experience that meant having a real conversation with my spouse regarding my professional responsibilities and how they may at times dictate my schedule. We also have three wonderful children together and I try as hard as I can not to work over the weekends, as , that has become family time. It is very important, that on top of family time, you also set aside "me time" for unwinding and doing something meaningful to you, a hobby is a good example. I find that if you are able to care for yourself it becomes a lot easier to maintain a successful work life balance.
I hope this was helpful!
Barry recommends the following next steps:
- Think of something that you can do for a few minutes everyday that can help you get into a good frame of mind. For me, this is sitting down somewhere quiet, popping in my headphones and closing my eyes for a few minutes.