Work-life balance: a journey, not a quick fix

Work-life balance – we’re all seeking it, but very few of us actually manage to achieve it. Considering family and other personal commitments is crucial if you hope to lead a balanced life. While it might be difficult to prioritise, it is the greatest investment you can make in yourself.
At the end of the day, you won’t be remembered for answering your emails after hours; you’ll be remembered for the contribution you made to the lives of those you care about. It’s time to learn how to find that balance and be present when it matters most. You’ll find yourself making better decisions in your personal life, as well as your business life.
A line in the sand
It is crucial to draw a definite line between work and the rest of your life. If you decide to work from home, you should ensure that you clearly differentiate which areas in your home are for work and which are for your personal life.
Making health a priority
 Investing in your health should be your main concern. Getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet and taking regular breaks to refresh your mind, will do wonders for your productivity levels and ensure you don’t burn out.
 No more always-on living
 We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded by communication. Switching off your smartphone or PC is sometimes the only way you can ensure that you are truly present in your personal life.
Exploring new-age options
 There are various technological innovations that can help you achieve balance. Whether it be the ability to dial into a meeting from home, or connecting with colleagues around the world via web chat, technology has made collaboration easy. Explore the options that are available through your workplace and take advantage where you can