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Striking A Better Work-Life Balance:

A Guide For Working Parents

DEAL WITH YOUR GUILT COMPLEX

– Reflect on why you need to work and leave the children under someone else’s care.
– Recognise your negative thoughts when they come and let these pass.

BE AWARE OF EMOTIONAL SPILLOVERS

– Be sure to leave frustrations from work at the doorstep.
– Your family do not deserve to be welcomed with negativity, especially after not seeing you for hours on end.

FULFILL YOUR NEEDS

– Your basic human needs need to be fulfilled to enable you to look after your family.
– Self-care is often overlooked by young parents. Never take yourself for granted.

OUTSOURCE WHAT YOU CAN

– Do only what you need to.
– Spending meaningful time with your family is much better than making sure the car is spotless!

ASK FOR SUPPORT

– Reach out to someone, be it a family member, colleague or friend to help strengthen your peace of mind and build your immune system.

BUNDLE YOUR ACTIVITIES

– Identify activities that you can combine and do together, e.g. exercising with your family which allows you to catch up with them while also keeping everyone fit.

SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE

– In the race to have more, the joy of a simple fulfilling life is easily forgotten.
– What are the most important pursuits in your life? What are the ones you can do without?
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