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When important aspects of our lives are unnourished, our lives feel unbalanced. Yet, even in our work-centric culture, carving out time for the things that matter most is doable with conscious planning and reflection.
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Now that the academic school year is over, it is time to rebalance your work and life activities.
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Empty nests provide employees opportunities to reset work-life balance, reignite passion for work, and are an untapped labor pool for employers.
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Employees experiencing job elimination or organizational restructuring need to rebalance their work and life with self-care, professional opportunities and new purpose.
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Caring for an elderly loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, but if you are unprepared and unsupported, the responsibility can be detrimental to your work-life balance.
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A flexible work schedule is the cornerstone of your work-life balance. Read on for tips to help negotiate flexible arrangements during the on-boarding process.
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Balancing work, family, and self-care is physically and emotionally challenging. Involving others in overseeing care needs can help alleviate stress.
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Achieving work-life balance is challenging in higher education. In the absence of organizational cues, make use of strategies like setting boundaries, priorities, finding mentors, and more.

 
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