Cut the Digital Leash
Sure it can be career suicide for some to totally shut off your devices after hours and not reply to messages from your boss. But when you’re always checking your phone to see if anyone from work has messaged you, you’ll never be able to separate work from your personal life. “Get a realistic sense of what’s expected at your workplace, and if you can get away with checking email and voicemail once or twice at night, set those boundaries and stick to them,” says Cohen. Switch your device to Airplane Mode, or stash it out of sight in a desk drawer.
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