Work life balance!


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What is work life balance?

Balancing a professional and personal life in this society where it is not so easy and is really challenging is said to be work life balance. It’s very important to maintain this balance in order to take care of mental and physical health. Many of the times a person confuses both the lives and frustration goes by which is why he or she fails to make an equilibrium. In short, a person should know how to keep a balance so that he could equally priorities both the lives in a perfect manner.

How to maintain a work life balance?

We need to learn that no one is all perfect so if we make mistakes, its fine. Try to learn from the mistakes rather than losing your heart. When we make a schedule for a day, we should always keep in mind that there should be a work life balance. Following are the few points to maintain this balance. Your activities other than work are also important in order to keep yourself going.

Prioritize yourself

Learn to prioritize yourself initially because your health matters more than anything. If your mental and physical state is good and healthy, you can run your entire system properly. Don’t involve with work so much that eventually you want to get rid of it. Give yourself a break from everything. Go on a trip or just hang out with friends to feel better. Don’t take everything so much on your head that eventually it might cause your mental health, if this happens then try to learn to take stands for yourself. Exceeding amount of work can lower your morale. Sometimes you have a lot of responsibilities of as well as home. In this situation, you need to learn that time management is very important so that your management is.

Stop giving pressures to yourself

The first thing you should realize is that is you are not alone responsible for everything in the world. Also don’t make yourself a machine because this will make you feel tired from everything and you will not able to work properly. Always remember that your body and mind will work in a limit. The day you cross that limit it will start bothering yourself.

Learn to let go

Learn to let go of things that bothers you. You are not supposed to take things on your head which you know you can’t change. Make goals for your life which you should know you have to fulfill which the time. Wither it’s a person or a thing, once it is disturbing your mental health just leave it. And think may be its not your cup of tea.

Work out and meditate

Workout and exercise help you in releasing stress in many ways. Some days when there is a lot of work pressure. Exercise helps you to relax your body and muscles. For relaxing your mind, meditation is very important.

Time management

Time management for everything is necessary whether it’s a work place or home. When you have to manage home and work both you need a make a schedule for all your activities so you could manage equally. Give limited work hours so that other responsibilities. Set limited work hours

Anger management

Learn to accept the realities and be more patient with the situation that are difficult to handle. Good days are not always in your list. Don’t bring work life at home and domestic problems to offices because it will affect you badly. Try not to bring frustrations to work place.

Give time to your family

Give time your family as well as your friends. It will not only help you with releasing your stress but also ends differences which might take a place in a busy routine. Make a day to spend it with family. When planning time for family, make it specially by going out for dinners and spend times in laughter. This would not only help you with your self-meditation but also it will be good for family.

Set boundaries and limits for others towards you

No one in the world is allowed to demotivate you whether you are doing good or bad in life. Trying is the least thing you do. Everything takes times so people around you need to understand that. No one is allowed to bash you anything. Set boundaries for others which no one is supposed to break. Setting limits for others is important so that people don’t put you down in any situation.


Aleena Salman

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