To avoid burnout, be proactive about trying to achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Overworked and underpaid? Instead of trying to switch careers or companies, perhaps the solution to avoid burnout is to be proactive about trying to achieve and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

These tips can help.

1. Leave the office by a certain time each day. If you have a regular train to catch or a time you need to be home to pick up your child or pet from daycare, you will be more inclined to stick to a routine and clock off by a specific time of day. Whatever that time may be for you, try to stick to it as much as possible so that you’re home by a certain time.

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