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School of Computing Science
A few thoughts on
work-life balance
23 January 2020
Wim Vanderbauwhede
Screenshot from The Guardian web site, taken 20 Jan 2020
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Work/Life
Work
Contracts &
Expectations
Contract
• a legal document
– sets out rights and duties (e.g. hours, leave)
– there are penalties if you break the condit...
Life
The biology
of happiness
Brain chemicals
• Neurotransmitters affecting happiness
– dopamine makes you do things: short-term reward,
highly addictiv...
The psychology
of happiness
Happiness from without
• “Doing/achieving/eating X will make me happy”
• Reward from external sources: the dopamine hit
• ...
Goals, ambition
and success
Goals, ambition, success
• Goals and ambition are positive.
• But you need to ask yourself why:
– Why do I pursue this par...
Respect
Respect
• Everybody wants to be respected
– But the people who know you and like you already
respect you.
– Why does the r...
Peace of mind
Happiness from within
• It’s your reaction to a situation that
determines your state of mind
• Self-awareness, mindfulness...
Pressure
Pressure
• You feel under pressure to work long hours
– Why is that?
– Remember the contract!
What are your reasons?
Any of these?
hard to say no
perceived expectations
thinking that you’re not
efficient enough
every...
hard to say no
perceived expectations
thinking that you’re not
efficient enough
everything seems urgent
perfectionism
habi...
Balance
Benefits
“de boog kan niet altijd gespannen staan”
Resilience
• Resilience is a key characteristic for academics
• To be resilient you need to recharge
• To recharge you nee...
Productivity
• Working long hours is not productive
– Long hours destroy concentration
– Need for unconscious processing t...
Adding value
• to your own life: personal development
• to other people’s lives
Mental health
• Working all the time is dangerous:
– If you live for your work and your work goes badly,
it is very hard t...
From the yearly campaign by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Practice
Mental pressureStresslevel
time
Asking for help
• Help with a task or help with your situation
• Helps you
• Makes the person asked feel good! (oxytocin!)...
Planning
• Medium term (semester)
• Short term (week)
• E.g. ”7 habits of highly effective people”
Taking stock
• How’s my life going?
• How’s my work going?
• E.g. ”Wheel of life” tool
Action plan
I will:
Individual Action Plan
Start doing…
Stop…
Continue to…
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Thank you!
Resources
• Anton Muscatelli’s article “Universities must overhaul
the toxic working culture for academic researchers”
• W...
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