Maintaining that perfect equilibrium between personal life and career work has become one the most important thing in today’s date. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance helps reduce stress and prevent burnout, which may cause chronic stress, one of the most common health issues in the workplace in today’s date. One can manage and attain a healthy work-life balance through prioritizing your time and tasks, plot some personal time in order to take a breather, have set work hours and stick to them and most importantly meditate.
Taking time aside from your work and personal life to just appreciate your existence will put a lot of things into perspective.
Meditation will help you cultivate calmness and tranquility, which will let you work smarter and not harder. At least 15 minutes of the practice if performed consistently can make a difference in things that you may be doing at home or work. Being calm will help you enable to be more calm and confident, thus handling things in a much better way.
Here are a few guidelines before you begin this meditation:-
STEP 1: Find the right position
First thing would involve you to find the most comfortable position to meditate in; preferably sitting. Look for a spot that is quiet, peaceful and in a well-lit area.
STEP 2: Make sure your stomach is not full.
This will help prevent you from falling asleep.
STEP 3: Move before meditating.
Do any sort of light physical activity like going for a walk, or a quick run before you start meditation.
STEP 4: Take it easy
Make sure you meditate for 10-20 minutes. Do not be in a hurry to open your eyes. A few light stretches with eyes closed helps you gently ease back into activity.
We all need to understand that self-care is not a selfish act, it is simply taking good care of yourself.
Do take care of yourself!