Disregarding work/life balance is a choice. And it is not a smart one. Those who lack this type of balance experience greater amounts of stress, which wreaks havoc on health. Here are six tips to help you if you are out of balance.
Women with long work hours—averaging 60-hour workweeks over the span of three decades—triple the risk for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and heart trouble. Whereas men working the same amount remain relatively unaffected. One possible reason is that women who have long work hours have additional stressors because they often take on the majority of familial responsibilities.