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Work-Life Balance Readings

For faculty at any stage, but particularly at the beginning of their careers, it is difficult to balance the responsibilities of a personal life, research, teaching, and service commitments. Setting boundaries, managing time, etc. are learnable skills. The readings compiled here offer some advice on how to manage the delicate work-life balance, by illustrating:

  • How to say “yes” and “no” to commitments strategically
  • How to delegate tasks and work collaboratively
  • How to manage and maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • How to enjoy your job and your life

Publications from different educational institutions that might be helpful to you at Swarthmore: