By Jessica Chia for Prevention
When your to-do list is longer than your day, something’s gotta give. But whatever you cut out, make sure it’s not your workout. New research published in Human Resource Management suggests that making workouts a non-negotiable could help you better handle the strain of juggling work and family.
Yes, exercise takes time out of your over-scheduled day, but the mental boost you get from it is worth the extra effort. Staying active was shown to boost adults’ self-efficacy—a scholarly term for the “hey, I can do this” feeling.