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How you end your workday curbs workaholism
Be intentional with daily separation
We’ve talked before about how the difference between being a workaholic and working long hours because you love your job is the ability to detach and not think about work during your personal time. Sounds easy, right?
Well, for many, it’s not. Nor is it as simple as flipping a switch. Worries like to take front and center in your mind until they are resolved.
So, how can you help yourself separate work from personal time?
Life hack #4 in the 39 Life Hacks to Combat Burnout eLearning program is to proficiently wind down your workday to prepare for personal time. How do you do that?
- Plan your To-Do list for tomorrow
- Organize your schedule for the next day
- Tidy up your email
- Acknowledge stressful situations
For the final item, spend time triaging the stressful situation, if you have one. Jot down notes to understand what is making it stressful, what steps you can take to minimize the stress and how you can handle the situation tomorrow. Spending time with it will disable its ability to interfere with personal time and sleep.
When you intentionally wrap up and bookend your workday, you will be able to focus and be present in the evenings.
Your Cheat Sheet for Engagement
Engagement is a term that is used quite often in the professional development world.
Simply defined, engagement is the emotional commitment a team member has for the business and its goals. It is a demonstration that they truly care about their work and the firm.
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