Your life in and outside of the office is positively influenced when you have a healthy body and healthy mind. A healthy work-life balance leads to a healthier, more fulfilled life, overall. Try Implementing these strategies to help create balance in your every day and allow time and space for reflection, that will boost productivity and efficiency in the workplace.
Look after your body
Stress is real and it has a very real impact on your body. You can help ease the stress on your body by eating well, getting enough sleep and drinking enough water. rely on quick fixes in stressful times. Take small breaks throughout the day and stretch and when you finally get home. Making sure that you get a decent amount of sleep and resisting the urge to watch television or check your phone late at night are great ways to ensure that your body has ample time to recover and prepare for the following day.
Scheduling time to be creative is a great way to boost productivity and cope with the workday. Making time to focus totally on your chosen creative outlet, be it writing, painting, playing music or singing in the shower, nurturing your creative side will leave you feeling fulfilled and increase your self-esteem, which directly impacts how you function in the workplace and in social interactions.
Learn to relax
Constantly being ‘on’ doesn’t make you any more productive. Being able to relax and learning breathing and meditation techniques, practising yoga, or participating in any other relaxing, mind-body focussed activity is a great way to destress and declutter your mind. This relaxed feeling will flow over into other areas of your life and will help you to focus on what’s important in a relaxed way.