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10 Tips for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

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In today's fast-paced world, it can be difficult to find a balance between work and personal life. But it's important to make time for both, for your physical and mental health, and for your overall well-being. At Fieldskill, we pride ourselves on our work/life balance achievements and wanted to share our top 10 tips.

 

Here are our 10 top tips to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance:

 

  1. Set clear boundaries. Decide when you're working and when you're not, and stick to those boundaries as much as possible. This means not checking work emails or taking work calls outside of work hours. It can take some getting used to but allowing yourself dedicated time to work, you can actually become more productive during your working hours and it gives your brain a chance to relax and process.
  2. Prioritize your tasks. Decide what's most important and focus on those tasks first. This will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed and stressed. We recommend a things to do today book so you can strike off tasks once they’re completed.
  3. Delegate tasks. If you can, delegate tasks to others, or speak to your manager, so that you can free up some of your time, especially if you’re feeling overwhelmed with your workload.
  4. Take breaks. Get up and move around every 20-30 minutes to avoid getting too sedentary. Take a longer break for lunch and do something you enjoy, such as going for a walk or reading a book. Do something which is different from work. For instance, if you work in an office behind a screen, don’t spend your lunch break staring at a mobile or tablet, instead try getting outside or doing something physical.
  5. Say no. We’re not expecting you to shut down opportunities, we just believe that you shouldn’t be afraid to say no to extra work or commitments if you don't have the time or energy, regardless of what the people pleaser inside you is telling you to say.
  6. Take time for yourself. Make sure to schedule time for activities that you enjoy, such as spending time with family and friends, exercising, or pursuing hobbies.
  7. Get enough sleep. Most adults need around 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Tracking how much you sleep and the quality of your rest can contribute to feeling a better sense of wellbeing.
  8. Eat a healthy diet. Eating healthy foods will give you the energy you need to be productive and feel your best. Prepping lunches instead of grabbing something on the go can not only help you to ensure healthy eating but also can save you money!
  9. Exercise regularly. Exercise is a great way to reduce stress, improve your mood, and boost your energy levels.
  10. Find a support system. Talk to friends, family, or a therapist if you're struggling to find a work-life balance.

 

Achieving a healthy work-life balance takes time and effort, but it's worth it. When you're well-rested, healthy, and happy, you'll be more productive at work and more engaged in your personal life.

 

Here are some additional tips that may be helpful:

 

  • Set realistic expectations. Don't try to do everything at once. Start by making small changes and gradually increase your efforts over time.
  • Be flexible. Things don't always go according to plan, so be prepared to adjust your schedule as needed.
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help. If you're feeling overwhelmed, talk to your manager, a friend, or a therapist.

 

Remember, everyone is different, so what works for one person may not work for another. Experiment with different tips and find what works best for you. With a little effort, you can achieve a healthy work-life balance that works for you.

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10 Tips for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

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3 min

In today's fast-paced world, it can be difficult to find a balance between work and personal life. But it's important to make time for both, for your physical and mental health, and for your overall well-being. At Fieldskill, we pride ourselves on our work/life balance achievements and wanted to share our top 10 tips.

 

Here are our 10 top tips to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance:

 

  1. Set clear boundaries. Decide when you're working and when you're not, and stick to those boundaries as much as possible. This means not checking work emails or taking work calls outside of work hours. It can take some getting used to but allowing yourself dedicated time to work, you can actually become more productive during your working hours and it gives your brain a chance to relax and process.
  2. Prioritize your tasks. Decide what's most important and focus on those tasks first. This will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed and stressed. We recommend a things to do today book so you can strike off tasks once they’re completed.
  3. Delegate tasks. If you can, delegate tasks to others, or speak to your manager, so that you can free up some of your time, especially if you’re feeling overwhelmed with your workload.
  4. Take breaks. Get up and move around every 20-30 minutes to avoid getting too sedentary. Take a longer break for lunch and do something you enjoy, such as going for a walk or reading a book. Do something which is different from work. For instance, if you work in an office behind a screen, don’t spend your lunch break staring at a mobile or tablet, instead try getting outside or doing something physical.
  5. Say no. We’re not expecting you to shut down opportunities, we just believe that you shouldn’t be afraid to say no to extra work or commitments if you don't have the time or energy, regardless of what the people pleaser inside you is telling you to say.
  6. Take time for yourself. Make sure to schedule time for activities that you enjoy, such as spending time with family and friends, exercising, or pursuing hobbies.
  7. Get enough sleep. Most adults need around 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Tracking how much you sleep and the quality of your rest can contribute to feeling a better sense of wellbeing.
  8. Eat a healthy diet. Eating healthy foods will give you the energy you need to be productive and feel your best. Prepping lunches instead of grabbing something on the go can not only help you to ensure healthy eating but also can save you money!
  9. Exercise regularly. Exercise is a great way to reduce stress, improve your mood, and boost your energy levels.
  10. Find a support system. Talk to friends, family, or a therapist if you're struggling to find a work-life balance.

 

Achieving a healthy work-life balance takes time and effort, but it's worth it. When you're well-rested, healthy, and happy, you'll be more productive at work and more engaged in your personal life.

 

Here are some additional tips that may be helpful:

 

  • Set realistic expectations. Don't try to do everything at once. Start by making small changes and gradually increase your efforts over time.
  • Be flexible. Things don't always go according to plan, so be prepared to adjust your schedule as needed.
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help. If you're feeling overwhelmed, talk to your manager, a friend, or a therapist.

 

Remember, everyone is different, so what works for one person may not work for another. Experiment with different tips and find what works best for you. With a little effort, you can achieve a healthy work-life balance that works for you.

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