How do you relax? Do you feel guilt over the ways that you relax? How do you balance the “good” relaxation methods with the less-than-stellar ones?
A reader wrote in after a job interview: “I think it went well, but I’m so anxious. … [W]hat to do with anxiety while waiting to hear back about a job?”
What are your favorite ways to relax after a stressful day? What things do you do on the daily to help you unwind — and what things do you build into your schedule regularly to help reduce stress and help you relax?
Update: We still think an after-work routine is essential for work-life balance — and you may want to check out our most recent discussion of work-life boundaries, including how to make the most of your evenings. Here’s a fun topic: what is your after-work routine? Do you have one that’s necessitated by outside factors (must walk … Read More about What’s Your After-Work Routine?
2018 Update: We still stand by this discussion of how to turn off work mode, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how to create strong work-life boundaries, as well as the best ways to relax after a stressful day. I have a question for you ladies: how do … Read More about How to Turn Off Work Mode
I read somewhere recently that people are well-advised to keep their office keys separate from their home keys. While I’ve never done that, I started thinking about the different ways that I have tried to keep my personal life separate from my professional life, and thought it might be a fun topic for an Open … Read More about The Schism: How to Keep Your Work Life Separate From Your Personal Life