Do you feel like you are getting the most from life outside of work? Ask these simple questions to decipher whether you are achieving the work / life balance you desire:

 

Do you have time to reflect and be alone? Would you like more alone time?
Do you have time to socialize in the way that you would like with friends and family?
Do you have time to relax? Would you like more relaxation time?
Do you have time to engage in hobbies, classes or interests?
Do you have time to do fun and playful things, just for the sake of it?
Do you have meaningful personal goals that you are working towards?
Do you have regular vacations or staycations to unwind and relax?

 

If the answer to most of these questions is no, it’s possible you aren’t getting the work / life balance you desire. Try rearranging things a little and if your work is not allowing you to get the most out of your personal life, consider whether there are more suitable positions out there which would give you the work / life balance you desire.

Do you like your work / life balance? Does your job support the lifestyle you would like? Please share your thoughts in the comments below to gain encouragement, insight and support from our community, we’d love to hear from you.