Work-life balance is a swap – a deal you’ve made with yourself about what you keep and what you give up.
Work-life balance was coined to address the unhealthy life choices that many people were making; they were choosing to neglect other important areas of their lives such as family, friends, and hobbies in favor of work-related chores and goals
Conflicts are natural because we are managing two full lives – life at work and life at home. The result is stress.
The result - Stress
"Did you know that it’s been estimated that as many as 90% of doctor’s visits are for symptoms that are at least partially stress-related!“ - About.com Health's Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board These stress-influenced conditions include, but are not limited to: -depression -diabetes -hair loss -heart disease -hyperthyroidism -obesity -obsessive-compulsive -anxiety disorder -sexual dysfunction -tooth and gum disease -ulcers -cancer (possibly)
Studies show that Businesses benefit from a focus on more-balanced employees. Well-rested employees are more successful. Time off increases positive mood, and a sense of initiative and competence. The more leisure activities a person is involved in, the higher their life satisfaction. Work/Life Balance = More Productive Workforce
Studies show that taking time off from work can reduce the risk of heart attack by 32% in men and 50% in women.
Taking a break from work of any kind:
Improves Worker Performance
All Things That Employers Want!
Juggling activities “ Many people don’t take vacations often enough. In fact, many people never take them due to financial constraints or job insecurity! And now with increasing frequency, when we do take vacations, we often bring work along with us, keeping ourselves essentially still in the work mindset we’re trying to escape. This is unfortunate because of the importance of vacations for stress relief, productivity, and health.” - About.com Health's Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board
“ The burned-out employee will utilize medical services, experience increased sick time and have lower productivity, all costing the employer money.” Source: Health Enhancement Research Organization, Birmingham, AL
“ For every $1 U.S. companies get back from employees skipping vacations, the lose as much as $7 in costs related to worker burnout.”
“… On average , Americans did not use four days of their vacation time, giving an estimated $76 billion back to their employers.”
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