Managing a demanding workload, spending time with family and friends, pursuing personal projects, and making time for self-care can feel impossible at times. One week, you are able to do it all, and another your work responsibilities take over, at the expense of everything else.
While work-life balance looks different for everyone, we all aspire to “having it all.” And whether or not that’s achievable is up for debate, there are some steps you can take to make work-life balance a reality:
Outsourcing gives you time back
In today’s work-obsessed culture, time is the one thing that seems to be growing scarce every day. That’s why it’s important to outsource anything that can be automated or that someone else would be more than happy to do.
Things like grocery shopping, doing laundry or cleaning, are all important, but they require so much time, that if you can, consider hiring help (an assistant, cleaning service or meal delivery apps etc.). Doing this can be costly and may not be feasible for most, but if you can afford it, it’s worth the investment as the time you gain to spend with your family or alone is invaluable