Balancing Work & Life
In this post Pandemic and work-from-home era, the boundaries between personal time and work have been steadily blurring together. Therefore, it is sometimes difficult to turn off your “at work” mentality when your computer is so close to you all the time.
While there is no “perfect” work-life balance, there are many ways to alleviate that pressure and be more present in your actions.
- Make a strategy and stick to it – Create a way to be more consistent with your priorities; be it an everyday family dinner, daily walks, or checking up on investments
- Structure your workday – Set goals and find the time of day you tend to be most productive and get your most important tasks done in that period
- Find new hobbies and unplug – Keep your mind active after work by learning a new skill such as golfing or gardening. Unplug and take some time to go outside or spend time with family or friends
- When taking a vacation – Set those limits early. If you must check your phone, try not to overschedule yourself. Enjoy your surroundings and recharge physically and mentally so that when you do come back you will be ready to take action again. This
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* Any opinions are those of the author and not necessarily those of Raymond James. This material is being provided for information purposes only and is not a complete description, nor is it a recommendation. Investing involves risk and you may incur a profit or loss regardless of strategy selected.