You know the routine: work, weekend, work, weekend. And even on those weekends, you may be checking work emails, taking calls from your boss, or spending your Sunday preparing for Monday morning in the office. In the digital age, it’s not as common as it once was for a person to leave their work at work. Since we can be reached 24-7, it’s inevitable that our work hours extend to when we’re at home.
According to a 2015 study from Ernst & Young, 1 in 4 U.S. workers said maintaining a work-life balance was getting tougher. So how do we unplug and achieve the ideal balance? Are you having trouble balancing your work life with your private life? Morning Shift talks to health and wellness journalist Emily Hill about the reality of balancing work with the rest of your life.