Battling Burnout? People Who Live in This U.S. State Have the Best Life-Work Balance.
Many workers are ready to prioritize meaningful lives over emotional exhaustion.
You've heard about work-life balance, but what about life-work balance?
And it's about time: Almost a third of American workers reported feeling emotional exhaustion in 2021, according to the American Psychological Association's 2021 Work and Well-being Survey — with nearly half reporting physical fatigue.
If you want to join the wave of Americans opting for meaningful lives over unchecked burnout, you might consider relocating to one of the U.S. states Remote's index data analysis found to have the best life-work balance.
The top 10 states below are ranked by a life-work balance score out of 100 — a rating based on factors including minimum wage, sick leave, maternity leave, availability of healthcare, overall public happiness and LGBTQ+ inclusivity.
Overall index score: 66.86
Overall index score: 62.79
3. New York
Overall index score: 62.75
Overall index score: 61.26
5. Rhode Island
Overall index score: 59.52
6. New Jersey
Overall index score: 59.22
Overall index score: 58.47
Overall index score: 58.02
Overall index score: 55.66
Overall index score: 52.99
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