With never-ending to-do lists and mounting tasks to take on, you might find your work invading more of your life than you’d like. While it’s easy to work longer hours just to get everything done, it’s definitely hard to do day in and day out, and could make you less productive the hours that you are working.
Inspired by France’s recent move to encourage employees to stop working after 6 PM, we’re on a mission to help you leave work at work, too. Turns out, unplugging from your job (or your phone) isn’t so hard when you keep these tips in mind.
If you find yourself always working, here’s a reason why disconnecting from it all is more important than you think. (Harrison Barnes)
If you want your weekends to be work-free, here’s how to tell your managers just that (in a nice way). (Lifehacker)
The way you think about disconnecting from work can be just as critical in making it actually happen. (Medium)
These are some quick things you can change today to avoid becoming a workaholic. (Lifehack)
Stopping work and going home at night shouldn’t be too much to ask for—and here’s how you can really do it. (Lifehacker)
What you do at the end of the day can make a big difference. (Crew)
Try some of these 14 things to do before your day ends that will help you unplug. (Forbes)
Small things like using your commute to unwind could be an easy tweak to your daily routine. (Apartment Therapy)
Why having an “always on” mentality isn’t doing you or your company any good—so no matter how you do it, it’s time for a change. (Inc)
Can’t get enough on how to disconnect? Read our articles below to get more inspiration.