Do you think you maintain a healthy balance between your work and the rest of your life? How do you do it? I haven't been too successful in recent weeks and months. At work, I feel like I'm spending a lot of time doing little things that interrupt my concentration on major tasks; by the end of the work day, I feel like I've made little progress despite feeling constantly busy.
That forces me to deal with my work outside of office hours. I don't remember the last weekend I was able to completely relax. After a while of this, I don't feel like I'm working productively, and when I'm supposed to be relaxing I get stressed out by all the work I need to do. I've been trying to work only at the office and to make my apartment a work-free zone, but the limited air conditioning hours at the office (8am-6pm, Mon-Fri only) make that difficult in the summer.
I have what is by all means a great job, but I need to find some kind of balance before I get burnt out on it. I'll get a holiday at the end of September, but it would be nice to figure something out before then. Suggestions sincerely appreciated .