No one has enough time. Almost everyone agrees that achieving a better work/life balance is worth striving for. Yet hardly anyone does anything about it. Why? Because it all seems too hard. How do you find more time for the things that really matter when you have to pay the mortgage, battle peak hour and earn enough money to support yourself and your family?
James O’Loghlin is the presenter of The New Inventors, on ABC TV and also worked as a stand up comedian, radio presenter and author. In How to Balance Your Life he gives practical steps to achieving a balanced life. O’Loghlin speaks from experience, having given up his radio job in 2007 so that he could spend more time with his family.
Aspects covered include how to balance your life without reducing income, how to negotiate with employers to change the way you work, how to deal with a workplace culture that doesn’t embrace work/life balance, how to achieve work/life balance if you are self-employed and more.
There are lots of practical suggestions for achieving work/life balance, taking into consideration different situations, both in the workplace and at home. This is a useful guide for anyone aware of the need to balance their life, but unsure how to achieve this balance.
How to Balance Your Life: Practical Ways to Achieve Work/Life Balance, by James O’Loghlin
Allen & Unwin, 2009