Work/Life Balance

  • 5 Courses | 2h 37m 43s
  • 10 Books | 14h 57m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 39h 54m 29s
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Achieving harmony between your professional and personal lives can be a real challenge. Apply some new strategies to strike a better balance.

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Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance

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Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance
People with a healthy work-life balance are satisfied with both their work and home lives. They can fulfill their multiple family responsibilities at home, as well as work and community commitments without guilt or regret. They're healthy physically, emotionally, and socially. They’re not over-worked. In fact, they have a sense of control over their life, and feel that the decisions they make are informed choices. In this course, you'll learn about how to detect imbalance between home and work and how to achieve a healthy compromise between work balance and life balance. And you’ll assess your current work/life balance so you can overcome internal and external obstacles to achieving harmony.
7 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Staying Balanced in a Shifting World
Achieving a healthy work/life balance gives you the chance to practice mindfulness and focus on what's important in all aspects of your life. Maintaining this work/life balance requires constant vigilance. This course focuses on techniques for managing stress and recognizing the behaviors like passivity, aggressiveness, and assertiveness, and how these affect your ability to find balance in life. Techniques that can be used to achieve and preserve balance are also discussed. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
6 videos | 15m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Take a Deep Breath and Manage Your Stress
When you're constantly adding items to your never-ending to-do list, feeling overwhelmed at work and at home, and finding your health and relationships negatively impacted, you are likely experiencing stress. Stress is produced by your own feelings and reactions to certain external events, rather than by the events themselves. But while you may not always be able to control the external events causing your stress, by applying mindfulness techniques, you can control your reactions to them. This course explains the physiological, behavioral, and psychological signs and symptoms of stress and where it can come from. It outlines strategies for maintaining work/life balance and managing stress. It also covers ways to change your responses to stress and make them more positive and how to use relaxation techniques and adopting mindfulness to help you focus.
7 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Achieve Productivity in Your Personal Life
A busy personal life has a direct correlation to your productivity level at your job. By getting control of your productivity at home, you can improve your productivity work too, making you better able to stick to schedules and meet deadlines by reducing the stress and distractions that come from trying to juggle home and work at the same time. In this course, you’ll learn how to prepare for trips, plan personal and household tasks, and become more organized as a parent. You’ll also explore tips for achieving an effective work/life balance and taking care of your personal health and well-being.
6 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Work/Life Balance
When work demands increase, the life side of the work–life balance scale drops. Fortunately, you can take back control of your life and still give your best at work. Isn’t it time to find the right balance?
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

Life Matters: Creating a Dynamic Balance of Work, Family, Time and Money
In Life Matters, A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca R. Merrill outline with illuminating examples how you can achieve harmony between the competing demands and responsibilities in your life. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill

Book Summary

Find Your Balance Point: Clarify Your Priorities, Simplify Your Life, and Achieve More
Find Your Balance Point provides the methods and motivation required for anyone to be successful, fulfilled, and find peace of mind. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Brian Tracy, Christina Stein

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Stress Less. Achieve More: Simple Ways to Turn Pressure into a Positive Force in Your Life
Delivering relief for the overwhelmed, this book uncovers a total mental/physical/emotional formula to stop reacting defensively, resolve conflicts harmoniously, energize fatigued teammates, relax in difficult situations, and more.
Book Duration 3h 34m Book Authors By Aimee Bernstein

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It's About TIME: How to Get Twice as Much Done in Half the Time and Enjoy Balance and Peace of Mind!
Showing you how to take - and use - the time you need to live the life of your dreams, this book presents tested, effective methods to help you find more time each day, prioritize tasks for maximum efficiency, accomplish short- and long-term goals, and achieve your lifelong ambitions and dreams.
Book Duration 1h 26m Book Authors By Mark Matteson

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Find Your Balance Point: Clarify Your Priorities, Simplify Your Life, and Achieve More
Everyone today has too much to do and too little time—that's not going to change. This book will help you feel less stressed, but you'll accomplish more, and more efficiently, than you ever thought possible.