Making Time For Yourself Is Good For Your Health

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A new study by Dr. Almuth McDowall of the University of Birkbeck - reports that making high-quality time for yourself improves your psychological well being and makes you more engaged. 

Two studies were conducted to find out if the quantity or quality of me-time was associated with better work-life balance, well-being and engagement at work.

Study number one consisted of 18 professionals completing a daily diary on their perceptions and experiences of me-time over a month period.

Study number two consisted of 334 professionals 186 females and 151 males completing a questionnaire regarding work-life balance, family relationships, engagement at work and life satisfaction.

The results? Those who experienced high quality, rather than the most me-time, enjoyed better work-life balance, wellbeing and were more engaged at work.

Me-time is a much talked about concept usually because people lament that they don't have any, McDowall said. Interestingly we found that me-time doesn't have to be solitary and is more beneficial if it involves freely chosen activities. Opinions varied whether mundane routine tasks, such as housework, count as me-time doing the washing up does not reap benefits for everyone. Overall our research suggests if people take time out to recharge their batteries and experience the time taken out as high quality, this reaps benefits for their own psychological well-being, their family relationships and for their employers as they are more likely to perform better at work.

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