Adding joy to our work lives
Part of work-life balance in general is finding ways to make sure our workdays are not so draining and soul-sucking. Not that I’m saying your job is like that. At least not every day, I hope. But there are a lot of things we can’t control. And that can be maddening.
So it helps to find things we do have control over. Special things that can hopefully bring more joy and support to our days. And with a little creativity, we can use them to help reshape our workdays to make them a little better. And then a little more better.
Some articles to help:
Personal growth & development
Work-life balance can come in many shapes and forms. Some of the emotional balance comes from how you feel about yourself — and the many life challenges that confront you.
Our equilibrium grows as we develop ourselves. Some articles to help:
A large part of our workday is spent dealing with people, especially bosses and coworkers. More often than not, how we feel on a given day is directly affected by another person.
Here are some posts to help … or at least offer a bit of perspective and hopefully comfort!
Some more workplace tips
How work affects your home life
Need extra money?
In addition to time we spend on our regular jobs, we all need to make time for family, friends, and even private time for ourselves. But sometimes, to keep our work-life balance in check, we just need some extra cash.
Freelancing can give us a way to take on as much as we want, while seeing where the business might grow. Some “how to get started” tips:
And if you do need to quit your job