Slowly build more activities into your schedule that are important to you. Even during a hectic day, you can take 10 or 15 minutes to do something that will recharge your batteries.You have to make a little time for the things that ignite your joy. Yes social media is a distracting medium but you can use it wisely and for social talk with your friends and relatives only not for anything that distract you and others.
This would vary depending on a persons lifestyle. It would be definitely different from someone who is married to someone and to someone who has a kid. It would also vary depending on what personality you have. It would be a good idea to first understand what you're threshold is and shape your work on that.
Tips to bring in the work life balance
1. Don’t bring work home
2. Start with making small changes
3. Perfection is an illusion
4. Share the workload
5. Learn to say no
6. Meditate and exercise
7. Avoid procrastinating
I agree with you thanks for this excellent post about how to balance work and life.
Work must be part of life. But not life is part of the job
I think you must pay attention on the rest and your hobbies to stay happy.
I agree with Pulssarr. Hobby is great way to relax from work and problems. I like gardening. It is a great hobby - something to enjoy in your spare time, for sure. But it can also be a great profession, as those of us who are professional growers can attest- though in this country there is a nonsensically stupid social stigma attatched to farming and manually working the land, that deters young people from entering the field, so to speak. But it is not about me! I even thinking about buying livestock, I can make money on this. Now I want to make electric fences https://bestyardproducts.com/how-to-electrify-a-fence/ They will bring me a higher level of security as far as my animals are concerned.