Work/Life Balance

If you decide to make telecommuting a permanent option after the pandemic ends, you will want to make sure employees’ home offices are as safe as your premises are. Take your cue from the federal government, whose www.telework.gov site offers this home office safety checklist.
Question: For the last several years it’s seemed like I’m always either at work or resting up from work in the evenings. Then, the weekends feel like they’re simply a respite from work and not actual life. I wonder if this is something I can change with a better job, or if I’m the problem?
Question: It’s going to be a long winter of telecommuting for a job I don’t especially love and not going out a lot. I think I may need a mental coping strategy! Any advice?
Many employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for paid sick leave and some will be able to take paid FMLA leave under legislation signed into law March 18.

Getting therapy through your phone

December 5, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Therapy apps can be a cost-effective and convenient alternative to the scheduling and cost problems of traditional counseling methods. Here are just a few of the apps now available.

Are you making your time off count?

October 31, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Do you usually feel recharged when you return to the office after time away, or does that relaxation drain away as soon as you see all your piled-up emails (in other words, almost immediately)?
Experts who spoke with AARP The Magazine say financial freedom later in life is possible if you take these steps.
Meal kit delivery services may not fit everyone’s schedule, budget, or cooking habits, but the sheer variety of options is alluring. Here’s a list of some of the best.
Q. I find it very difficult to overcome the feeling that all my hard work is causing me to miss too much of my children’s lives. Any advice?

Your brain, body and sleep

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Circadian rhythms are our body’s 24-hour sleep-wake cycle. Cognitive abilities change throughout the day, and with a little awareness we can maximize our work time.

Got any good office clubs?

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

A workplace of any size can benefit from having its staff pursue shared interests. Whether social clubs are informal or company-sponsored, they can help your team build long-lasting relationships and help them take an active part in the company’s culture.

3 good reasons to unplug

May 15, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Vacation season is right around the corner. Here are three science-backed reasons why you and your employees should completely unplug during your time off.

The 4 Burners theory

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Featured ArticleWork/Life Balance

Ever heard of this one? It’s a new way of looking at work-life balance.