Tips To Have Work-Life Balance

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Anindita Bhuyan
Anindita Bhuyan, a graduate of BBA in International Business and a native of Assam. I crave to experience an odyssey and share that via words, that is where I have an eternal love for writing.

A happy life with a good going job is what every person desires. But do you think this is easy to achieve? You must have noded a big shaky NO because it really is not easy at all. It is the toughest of all. That is the moment when we miss our kindergarten period and cry saying it was the best when we were kids.

This is ubiquitous to all of us, and to help you with this, you can go through some tips that I have mentioned below to have a balance between your work and life.

Here are some work-life balance tips

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Accept the fact that there is no ‘perfect’ work-life balance

When you hear the term work-life balance, you may be imagining something like a day where you are very productive at your office completing your tasks and then leaving early for the other half of the day to spend and enjoy with your friends, families, or any of your loved ones. This is just like chasing a rainbow and getting nothing. You cannot achieve a work-life balance if you consider the above concept true. This can never be. Work-life balance is an eventual process. You cannot obtain it in a day. 

Some day you may pay more focus towards your professional life, whereas on some other day, you may make the day a personal preference. Maintaining your work and home over a period of time is known as work-life balance. You need to accept that there is no perfect work-life balance and hence it is important for you to be fluid so that you can adjust in any mental state.

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Find a job that you love

Job is a source of earning your livelihood, but this does not mean that you will be stuck with a job that is exhausting and restraining for you. Do not do something that you don’t want to do, because in every way you are investing your most precious resource, time, on doing this job that you are not satisfied with.

For inner peace, you should always do the activities that you ave always loved to, and those that are comfortable to you.

unplug yourself

Do not be afraid to unplug

In an era such as today, the world is extremely busy with their own life. They will not even notice your disappearance. Do not hesitate to stay isolated yourself from the world around you and think about new ideas, some meditations, flashbacks, etc. that are for your refreshment. Adopting such a practice will help you reach a step closer to your success.

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Prioritize your health over any other thing

You are the prime asset to yourself as well as your company. It is very important for you to keep yourself at the top. You need to take care of your health. If you do not stay healthy then it is of no use paying concern to other things, they all will become futile if you don’t stay good. You will not even be able to do your job. In this way, you can never have even one of the work or life go perfect. 

Prioritizing yourself does not necessarily have to include an extreme step. It will do wonders even if you do just some daily meditation or exercise. Pay heed to keep yourself healthy, fit and safe.

take a vacation

Take a vacation

Vacation is the best way to unplug yourself from your neighbors for a complete 24 hours or some weeks and so. You can have a long drive and a staycation, or a long trip of some days to some beautiful islands such as Bali. 

If you really want to get that vacation feeling, you can get yourself some new dresses and pack your bags. Get all ready to fly to your place of the heart. This will rekindle the enigmatic desires that are inside you to stay happy and motivated towards a better life.

set boundaries for work hours

Set boundaries and work hours

Setting boundaries and work hours will help regulate your life and would make you efficient. You will be able to complete your tasks on time if you set some working hours and boundaries. You will stay planned and organized.

Keep yourself out of worry and do your best in what your heart and mind says. Sometimes your heart and mind may collide with each other, but don’t get confused in situations like this. If you come across such a dilemma then take some time and rest your heart and mind. Meditate and take deep breaths, everything will be fine.