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2019-01-21T15:47:29Z ago

How do you set boundaries to ensure work/life balance? Would love to hear people’s stories.

Jerod Santo

Jerod Santo

Omaha, Nebraska

Jerod co-hosts The Changelog, crashes JS Party, and takes out the trash (his old code) once in awhile.

2019-01-21T15:53:04Z ago

A difficult task, for sure! This is exasperated by work-from-home scenarios, which I’ve been doing for ~10 years now.

It helps to have physically/geographically separated “work” and “life” spaces. When I first started out, it was work in the basement and life upstairs. That was okay for awhile, but once we started having kids it became untenable.

Nowadays I’m fortunate enough to have an office above the garage (even with a separate entrance). I can leave my laptop in the office, shut the door behind me, and (for the most part) set it all aside until the next day I’m working.

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