Keeping a good work-life balance is something we all strive for, but so few of us manage to achieve. The real challenge is finding the right balance, so here are some tips to help you with this task.
Tip 1: Find your strong sides
Learn to distinguish your strengths and seek help from others where you find it difficult! For those who own their own business, think about how to find the right people instead of wasting your time with the wrong ones.
Tip 2: Create a work schedule
To avoid being overwhelmed with tasks, learn to prioritise your time and the energy you invest in what you do! To be able to separate the important and the urgent, from what is important but can wait is, the key to properly allocating your to-do list.
Tip 3: Shut yourself off from the outside world
Easier said than done, but you need rest. At the end of a long day, don’t go out. Go home, have dinner and focus on yourself. Create a clear boundary so you can adequately enjoy your home environment and take time to pay attention to your loved ones.
Tip 4: Sport
Get up and away from your desk and do some activities. Fitness or yoga sessions are some of the most refreshing activities you can do.
Tip 5: Take a break
Your mental health is just as important as physical health. Meditation, pilates, and aerobics are brilliant ways to deal with stress.
Tip 6: Divide your time equally for work and social activities
Divide your time equally between work and time with friends. This will help you lead a more balanced lifestyle.
Tip 7: Follow your passion
Look for hobbies and interests that make you smile, make you happy and initiate desire and passion. Not only will this be a new experience to add to your portfolio, but it will also nourish your creative thinking, give you a new perspective and ideas that are extremely important.
Words: Simona Dimitrova
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