Is It the Job or Is It Me?

Posted: October 17, 2023

Does Work Have You All Tied Up?

We’ve all been there, letting work seep into our weekends, evenings, and even our dreams. But here’s what you need to know: a new job or career may not be the answer. There are some things you can do right now that could vastly improve how you feel about your day-to-day. Let’s find out how.

Breaking the Never-Ending Cycle

Be honest with yourself, are you indispensable at your job? Do you have to answer every text, email or call when it’s your personal time? We’re not all emergency responders or doctors on call. If your contract says 9-to-5, then why are you clocking in 24/7? It’s time to question that. What if I told you that you could make a few changes right now and feel a lot better about your work situation? Spoiler alert: It’s about setting some firm boundaries.

Why Boundaries Matter

Boundaries aren’t just some buzzword therapists throw around. They’re real, and they matter. Think about it: if work’s always on your mind, even during your “off” hours, then when do you really switch off? It’s like living in this endless loop, and honestly, it’s exhausting. But here’s the good news: this pattern? It’s not set in stone. You can change it.

Try This on for Size

Next time that text or call comes in after hours, resist the urge to immediately respond. Maybe you’ll skip just for a day. And when you walk in the next morning, and they ask why you didn’t pick up? Just be straightforward: “Saw your message, but now I’m here, so let’s chat.” It’s all about being present during work hours, and showing clear boundaries when you’re not working.

Final Thoughts

Listen, life’s too short to be all work and no play. So, why not start today? Set those boundaries, prioritize your well-being, and watch how things start to shift. And if you want more insights on how to nail this work-life balance thing, watch the video on this page. Trust me, it’s worth your time.

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