Work Life balance- You say it loud and tips will start pouring in, however, it’s not that easy to achieve, it? Yeah, I see you nodding in agreement! Finding this delicate yet much-needed balance is “The” most important thing. No matter what people do or say, let me tell you, maintaining this balance entirely depends on you. It is you who need to make certain changes in life and achieve the Zen for your own well being.
So, let’s get started and see what all lies in your hands and how to implement all those changes:
Scheduling personal and professional events:
You don’t want to miss out on anything be it a professional or personal event. Scheduling things keep you updated and prepared for the events. You know what your day is going to be occupied with and that takes the stress off your shoulders. Most of us do mark calendar mark professional things however, we tend to miss out on the professional front. Date with Wife, Childs sports day and other personal things do count as well. So, don’t just ignore those events, mark them today and thank me later!
Care for your well being:
Health is wealth- This is not a cliche, it holds the supreme truth of your overall existence. Fit body and fit mind will help you achieve and deliver more So, don’t ignore your health. Never miss your breakfast/lunch because you have to rush office, Instead, plan early, plan better for the sake of your health. Get at least 7 hours of sleep every night and do some meditation, exercise every morning before getting ready to take over the world.
Disconnect for a little while:
Don’t carry your work home. I know this may sound like “easy said than done” but, trust me, it is important. Carrying your work home adds to stress and strains the relationships. When you are at home, be at home mentally as well as physically. Be involved. Same goes for office hours as well.
Learn to say “No”:
You can’t possibly say yes to everything that comes your way, so, learn to say no and be clear in your perspective. Handling too many things at one go will drain you mentally and physically and will end up doing more harm than good. Instead, work on things/projects in a systematic order. Learn to be happy for others as well. Just because you don’t want anyone else to succeed, doesn’t mean you will take each and every job responsibility on your shoulders. Grow together, keep the environment happy, healthy and conducive for all your colleagues.
The list doesn’t end here, however, you can start implementing the above points in your life and then bring on some more positive changes systematically. On that note, we wish all the best for a new version of you! Do let us know in the comments below what else you think you can do to achieve the sustainable work-life balance!
Susheel has been associated with insurance providers and intermediaries for about a decade or so. Worked as sales professional looking into direct B2B marketing, channel marketing, institutional and government contracts. He is also a certiﬁed Happiness Coach, Berkeley method of wellbeing California and wants to help companies have a better and happy workforce, his motivator to create Ethika.