Ann Gabriel | ExecutiveChronicles
The demands of work are too much. Your boss expects you to complete week long tasks, as if there is no time for you to rest from the demands of a working day. Too much work can take a lot on your mental and physical well being.
In this day and age of a digitally driven world, maintaining a work-life balance is highly important. This generation has widely accepted the 24/7 lifestyle of a digitally connected world.
People need to recharge, relax or take breaks. If not, productivity will suffer.
You have to set personal and professional boundaries. Although it is not recommended to create a high wall between the two, integration of the two will be best.
Employees, who are not properly trained with the quadrants of prioritization tend to lose balance in their work and family life. We must accept that there is also a need for individual personal time.
Employees will always be happy to come to work and will be more productive, if there is work-life balance.
Here are 5 tips to maintain work life balance.
- Maintain a daily routine. Don’t forget to sleep 8 hours a day, take time to eat right and work out. Do things that you love. Talk with family. Make sure that all the time that you spend in a day are spent with quality.
- Provide time for yourself. Enjoy activities or hobbies that make you happy. A massage, a hot bath, a walk in the park, just do something that you want for yourself.
- Take a break from the daily toils of life. Make time for yourself. Shut work completely. A physical and mental recharge is necessary.
Spend most of your time with family, friends or other people who bring joy into your life. The memories that we create while spending time with those we love help spark new ideas, and ways of thinking.
Work life balance is important in every person. Always make sure that you give ample time to what you have been missing.