Thinking about how to keep work life balanced?
Think once, you are at work for what?
The reasons might be different for everyone.
But, In the end, is We are earning for Ourselves for a Better Life for Happiness and for our Better future.
These days, work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat. Technology makes workers accessible around the clock. Fears of job loss incentivize longer hours. In fact, a whopping 94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more than 65 hours per week in the survey. Experts agree: the compounding stress from the never-ending workday is damaging. It can hurt relationships, health, and overall happiness.
Work-life balance means something different to every individual, but here health and career experts share tips to help you find the work life balance that’s right for you.
Worried about work life balance?
Thinking about your family and being tense while office hours is not a mistake.
The mistake arrives when you unnecessarily start thinking about your family instead of solving the issue,
When you feel your family is being ignored because of work then you should plan accordingly.
Sometimes you don’t even realize that family is being ignored by you. We understand that Technology is making workers’ lives occupied. But it doesn’t mean you should forget about your real life.
NOW THE REAL QUESTION ARRIVES
- Are you really happy in your life?
- Are you enjoying your life?
- Is your family happy?
- Is your child getting your love?
- You’re loved one may want to spend time together.
- Do you really feel satisfied with yourself?
No doubt you’re earning, you are productive for your organization. You are a new talent for the world.
In spite of that, You have your loved one who is waiting for you. In your busy schedule don’t forget about yourself.
How To Manage Time:
Now, Take a looong breath and schedule a day, HOLD ON!.. When everyone talks about time management or plans for the day we start writing points as a Robot… Lol!!
Don’t rush yourself!
Maintaining a work life balance is easy when you’re an individual trader, right? You typically work from home and you have no one else to answer to, so it should be easy to switch off.
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. In fact, many home-based individual traders struggle to uncover a healthy work life balance because the lines are more blurred.
Here are some top tips for achieving and maintaining to have a balanced healthy work/life.
Play to your strengths
Don’t attempt and be all things to everyone. Focus on your strengths and outsource the others. If you’re not a star at accounts or graphic design, outsource them instead of wasting time.
Prioritize your time
You may hold a to-do list with 50 tasks on it, so you need to prioritize those tasks into four categories.
- Urgent and important
- Important but not urgent
- Urgent but not important
- Neither urgent nor important.
Know your peaks and troughs
Are you a morning person?
If you are, assign strong, high-concentration tasks to the mornings. Don’t leave the intricate tasks until its night time and vice versa.
Plot some personal time
When personal issues arise, it can be tempting to bury yourself in your work. Don’t do it If you don’t make time for your personal life – your “me” time, including your family and your health – you won’t have a business to go back to.
Have set work hours – and adhere to them
Set work hours for yourself and do everything in your power to stick to them. Otherwise, before you know it, you’ll be working until midnight every night.
Do Exercise “must do” not just “should do”
It’s easy to ignore the gym, the evening run, or the yoga class because a client wants something done yesterday.
Instead, ensure the exercise is given as much preference as your clients and make money. A healthy body means a fresh mind, which means you will function better and complete tasks in less time.
Study shows that, when we don’t feel in control of our time, weakness and burnout can quickly follow. For case, this study shows that a failure to achieve work life balance leads to higher stress and deflection, and lower productivity at work. Another found that poor balance is the main cause of job dissatisfaction.
It’s thoroughly known that working long hours can increase stress and anxiety, which can have a number of serious effects on our health.
- Frequent headaches
- High blood pressure
- Persistent insomnia
- Clinical depression or anger-management issues.
- A weakened immune system
How to Be Happy?
To be happy in your life is very easy, People tend to complicate things. Ignore the things which are not in your control, Try to solve/Fix things that you can.
Don’t think twice about what you love and where you feel happy.
❌ Today’s Advice: Cancel 20% of your plans.
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Check that cognitive bias by signing up for less than what you imagine you can realistically handle — or moving…