Why Work-Life Balance is Important….

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By Alkesh Patel LPC, CSAC, CEO 

Studies have shown that employees who have a positive work-life balance do a better job at work, so promoting this balance is beneficial to individuals and the company.

With so many of us torn between juggling heavy workloads, managing relationships and family responsibilities, and squeezing in outside interests, it’s no surprise that more than one in four Americans describe themselves as “super stressed.” And that’s not balanced—or healthy. In our rush to “get it all done” at the office and at home, it’s easy to forget that as our stress levels spike, our productivity plummets. Stress can zap our concentration, make us irritable or depressed, and harm our personal and professional relationships.

How to achieve a healthy work-life balance in the office

  1.  Prioritize work tasks. It is important to determine the most urgent tasks for the day and allocate sufficient time to complete them. …
  2.  Structure time at work. …
  3. Take breaks during the workday. …
  4. Make use of annual holidays to recharge. …
  5.  Leverage technology to work smarter.
  6.   Set manageable goals each day. 
  7.  Communicate Effectively

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