The term "work/life balance" first appeared in the 1970s. The expression means maintaining equilibrium among all the priorities in your life. Research indicates that the workplace has become the single greatest source of stress. You must make room in your life to take care of your physical and mental well-being. It is essential that you attempt to balance all priorities of your life. The 10 suggested strategies to achieve work/life balance are: 1. Understand the interaction of mind, body and spirit. 2. Get support from family and friends. 3. Nutrition and exercise is essential. 4. Have hobbies. 5. Incorporate recovery strategies. 6. Sleep. 7. Begin to remove the stuff from your life. 8. Learn how to say "no." 9. Manage time. 10. Rearrange priorities.