It’s easy to get swept up in work and feel like you always have to be “on” in order to be your best – especially as a recent grad in a new job. Answer your emails quickly, work late, arrive early, we’ve all heard the “rules.” It can seem like everything is coming at you a mile a minute, but the key to successfully navigating adulthood is creating balance. Here’s how!
“Balance.” Balance technically means even distribution; however, a work life balance means something different for everyone. Maybe you do give more of your time to work than to your personal life. If you’re OK with that, no one should make you feel like it’s not right. The key to creating a work life balance that’s right for you is setting boundaries where you feel comfortable.
I started my career at Nordstrom, and at one point I was commuting an hour each way to and from work....