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For many, Labor Day signals the end of summer. Not only do students wish they had more time off, so do many adults. Although, employees may not be able to take additional time off, may find themselves working longer hours, or feel that the boundary between one’s personal and professional life is blurred, work-life balance is essential in maintaining one’s health.
Added stressors and/or chronic stress pose threats to present risks including, obesity, depression, heart disease, insomnia, and weakened immunity.
What are some strategies that you can implement personally and as an organization to help reduce your stress and maintain a healthy work-life balance?
The Mayo Clinic offers some questions for consideration in determining consequences for imbalances and how to strike a better balance.
WebMD provides 5 practical steps toward better work-life balance.
View/Read NPR’s three-part series on Flex-Work: ISO Work-Life Balance.
Bloomberg Businessweek developed a special report on work-life balance during the recession. Read stories and view videos on what individuals and organizations are doing.
The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program includes information and resources on programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being while enhancing organizational performance.
Work/Life Balance is a non-profit organization whose aim is to provide a network where through the education and sharing of work/life, health/wellness, diversity, leadership and workforce effectiveness initiatives, employers will be able to positively respond to the complex work, health and personal life needs of their employees.