Girls' Life Ultimate Guide to Surviving Middle School says:
"Finally figured out how to get things done ahead of time? Keep up the momentum by staying organized: Use a planner and fill it up with future tasks to tackle over the next few weeks. Just make sure to leave some free time, too."
Our take: Most of us experience an uneven pull between our social lives and work commitments, which isn't surprising considering the current economy and the fact that employees everywhere are working overtime to show they're an indispensable part of the team. Nevertheless, it's important to establish a healthy harmony between your job and your personal life. Follow these suggestions for a more balanced work and personal life.