3 Ways To Establish And Maintain Healthy Work-Life Balance

I feel like my family gets the short end of the stick. I never have time to do the things I love to do. Work is always calling me and I have to answer.

These are things I hear regularly from leaders around the world. There’s never enough time to get work and life done. One or the other gets neglected.

What if I told you it didn’t have to be this way? What if you could accomplish everything you needed at work and still spend time with loved ones doing what you love?

It’s possible. Not only is it possible but it’s something you need to do.

Man walking across a chasm. Walking a tightrope.

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3 Ways To Establish And Maintain Healthy Work-Life Balance

In this article, we will look at 3 ways you can establish and maintain a healthy work-life balance. You may be shocked at one or two of the suggestions. You may wonder why you didn’t think of these ideas before. 

Dealing With Workload Pressure

You know that sinking feeling. The one where your heart flutters because of the ever-increasing workload pressure you’re under.

The flutter isn’t the fluttering you feel when you see your bride walk down the aisle. Or the flutter you feel when you see your kid score his first big-boy touchdown.

Man with hands on face. Looks overwhelmed

Photo by Christian Erfurt

No, the flutter you feel in your heart when you realize how heavy your workload is is different. This flutter is like the flutter of a dying moth.

The moth is on its last legs. His body is giving out. His wings flutter but they don’t lift him. He’s on a death spiral.

That’s the kind of flutter you feel when your workload is overwhelming.

You feel like you have no way of ever recovering. You feel like you’re buried beneath your work responsibilities. There’s no way out!!!

Or is there?