How to forget about work for a moment?

Most likely you too have found yourself ‘just quickly’ checking your e-mails and sending a few replies in the evening. Or that you give your co-worker a quick call to discuss the sales meeting the next day. Nevertheless, it’s important to be able to leave your work behind for a while in order to recharge your batteries. In other words, you have to keep your working life and your private life in balance.

Work and private life are constantly mixing together

Mobile telephones, laptops etc. Make it increasingly difficult to put work completely out of your mind as soon as you leave the office. According to studies in the US and the UK, this is mainly driven by the fear of losing our jobs. That’s not illogical, in these times of economic crisis…

Tips for taking some distance from your job

It’s very important to be able to relax outside of office hours. This is the only way to ensure that you’ll be able to return to work full of energy. Perhaps these tips published in Netto can be helpful:

  • Don’t read any e-mails after 6:30 PM.
  • Reorganise your time and, for example, go to work earlier in order to be able to concentrate better.
  • Turn your mobile telephone from work off after 7 PM.
  • Don’t just try to score at work, but also in your private life. Why not try an athletic challenge?
  • Try to anticipate certain situations in order to keep evening work to a minimum.

How are you doing with time management?

Maybe you can adjust your time management somehow so that you no longer have to bring work home in the evening. Do this short test on Vacature. You’re going to have to invest some time in it, but based on your results you’ll instantly receive some handy tips for improving your quality of life.

How are you doing with the balance between work and private life?

Why not also go ahead and test your work-life balance … Do the test on Intermediair and read the tips and advice for keeping it all better in balance.

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