Present busy world’s scenario, has always proved to be troublesome, obstructive and stressful for most of us. It’s a very tough challenge to get the equilibrium between your job and personal life. It’s very important to prioritize between your work and your personal life. Moreover, studies have proved that a poor work-life balance can lead you to health risks, increased level of stress, depression, desolation and ever minimal productivity.
Most of us are put in extra hours for work, either using their smartphones to be on call when they’re not physically at work or working from home on the holidays.
There are so many people out there like me, who face difficulties for keeping balance in their lives and work because there have been rollbacks or marching orders where they work. Now, if you want some peace and balance in your work life and personal life, then here are some effective ways that can help you to restore the balance between your work and personal life.
1. Set your Priorities
Setting a priority and figuring out what you want your priorities to be is most important. Whatever answer comes to your mind that’s the ultimate thing, you should go for first. Then make a list of your second priority, third and so on..
2. Manage Time
Get an accurate track of your time which you spend what matters to you and what not. Then limit your time according to your less important priorities, so that you can heve some more time for your first and important priorities.
3. Avoid Multitasking
Concentrate on one work at a time. Don’t make yourself fully busy in multiple works, that never gives you good productivity and result in any of your multiple tasks.
4. Respect your Private Time
Don’t over indulge yourself in work so much that you have to skip your most important private time. Try to protect your quality time which is saved for yourself, until there’s an emergency.
5. Go for a Holiday
You need a vacation or holiday to get your batteries fully recharged, at least 3 weeks a year. This will reduce your stress level, refresh your mind, so that when you get back to your work, you hit it effectively.
6. Hire a personal adviser or a mentor
Get a mentor or an adviser, who can guide you, help you to cope up and balance your work and personal life. They can help you nicely giving you amazing ideas and methods to keep you going.
7. Do Exercise or Meditation
Well, if have to save one hour for exercising and meditation or Yoga which will recharge you everyday, on a regular basis. This will reduce your stress, clear your mind escalating the productivity. So, don’t ever skip it.
8. Do Set your Boundaries
Now, if you are with your family, spending some quality time with your wife/husband, kids, parents then better switch off your cellphones and avoid work. Concentrate just what you are doing. This will enhance your personal life with your family, giving a nice balance.
9. Learn saying ‘NO’
Don’t comply and agree to every work request that comes in to your way. If you think you cannot do extra work request, then simply say NO. Try not to overwhelm yourselg taking on more tasks.
10. Pace Yourself
To get a prolonged, healthy, productive, joyful, and peaceful life and career you need to comprehend the value of pace. There are some times when you really need to hurru up keeping yourself at the edge and there are few times when you can just go with the flow swiftly. Self-awareness is much important.