Life gets hectic sometimes, and finding the right work-life balance becomes impossible. However, it’s of the utmost importance to slow down and take care of your mental health.
Remember to Breathe
When you feel stressed and anxious, take a few moments to breathe deeply. Although very simple, this will relax your mind and body.
Don’t Multitask While Eating
No matter how busy you are, don’t multitask during your meals. Instead, use this time to nourish your mind and body and give it the strength to carry on. Just as food will act as fuel for your body, some downtime will as well. This is why you shouldn’t eat while working.
Ask Yourself Whether You Are Being Hasty
Often while performing our daily tasks, we tend to do them very quickly. Especially if we wish to finish with them immediately. However, this can make us feel anxious and stressed. Remember to stop and ask yourself during the day whether you are being too hasty.
Allow Yourself to Do Nothing
While being productive and on top of a schedule is important, you should also plan some free time. Take at least a few weeks every week and make them your free time. And enjoy doing whatever you want or absolutely nothing at all.
Take Out Jigsaw Puzzles
If you have a hard time relaxing, you should try solving jigsaw puzzles. They will help you get your mind off things.
Learn to Delegate
Learning to delegate is essential both in work and family environments. Although it may seem like it’s going to be easier to do everything yourself, even small tasks can take a significant amount of time. Don’t be scared to ask for help.
Try Walking More
Besides being a great physical exercise, walking will allow your brain to roam free and connect new neuro synapses.
Leave Enough Room for Error
Don’t make your schedule overly booked and make sure you leave enough time between two activities. This will allow you to have some wiggle room if you can’t finish one task on time.
Leave Work at The Office
To have a healthy relationship with work, once your shift ends, forget about it. Instead, focus on relaxing and spending time with your family and friends.
Wake Up Earlier
Try waking up half an hour earlier and do something for yourself in this period. Whether it’s reading a book or meditating, it’s going to make the rest of the day better.