2020 hasn’t exactly been an easy year for balance. Thanks to quarantine, most of us are working from home. That means we’re always physically at our place of work.
Balance isn’t obvious with remote work. By now, many of us understand the importance of a dedicated work space, going for walks to break up the day, and communicating unique family needs to one’s boss and team. Those are all important.
And yet, we may still feel like work-life balance eludes us.
Here are 5 work-life balance tips you may not have thought of that can have a huge payoff.
It’s tempting to feel like taking vacation is a waste when we’re working from home. Many people think, “Why would I waste precious paid time off? I’m already home!” But, that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth. Taking proper and official PTO will give you permission to fully unplug without feeling guilty, even if it’s just a stay-cation. When is your next vacation?