We always struggle in maintaining a work-life balance, the reason could be any, such as physical imbalance, mental stress or family. According to a survey conducted by global professional services firm AON: Individual development, combined with work/life balance is considered as the top reasons for Indian employees to continue with an organization.
Being effective is essential in the corporate world by giving 100% for the work assigned, but when the turn comes for considering entire work/life balance we require to manage the priority of the work which is to be completed with 100% effort. Work life balance can be maintained by following ways:
A mindset is essential to achieve a work/life balance which leads you to perform actions accordingly. In the consideration of preparation for being positive to maintain a work/life balance, you need to analyze the aspects which affect work life such as personal development, family or health issue. After analyzing the facts you would know the reasons and then you have to strongly convince yourself to maintain work-life balance.
Priorities of work
The time what we have is limited to performing any particular task, but every work has a certain priority and necessity and we should deal with them accordingly. For maintaining work/life balance we should create a table containing all the work essential for your work and personal life and prioritize the work and put the efforts and time as it needed. Prioritizing the work will maintain your work/life balance.
Flexibility of work
Work flexibility is considered for the expert and effective Employers who are known by their work in the company. A quote written by Walt Disney is:
“A man should never neglect his family for business.”
If you are consistently working well in the job you can ask from the employers to work from home due to family or personal issue because avoiding such reasons will lead you in stress that can affect your job performance.
Exercises are very effective way to release mental stress and maintain you fit and healthy, you can schedule time for the gym or other physical exercises to maintain work/life balance.
Hobbies and activities
Sparing time for watching the favorite show will be a wise decision to enjoy and engage yourself in the pleasuring activities. Scheduling a time for hobbies such as playing games, playing music or reading book which, through you can rejoice yourself will be an effective way to release stress and helpful in maintaining work/life balance.