Work Life Balance: Myths & Solutions
by Brisbane City Psychologist Jennifer Rees Brown
It seems we’re all on a quest to achieve work-life balance, but we don’t often talk about what that means nor how to address it. And if we’re fortunate enough to reach that elusive state finally, how do we maintain it?
A quick Google search for ways to fix work-life imbalance offers many seemingly simple solutions to this modern problem. Ideas such as becoming a list-writer, to schedule time for self-care, to stick to designated work hours, to join a gym, and to manage your finances. But adding tasks to an already-full schedule often doesn’t feel like a helpful solution.