“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
~ Albert Einstein
Each day we are challenged to race against the clock to get all of our responsibilities managed by the time the sun goes down. Our careers can engulf our lives leaving little time for friends and family. Problems can come about when we neglect certain areas of our lives that negatively influence our ability to become successful. What if we could change the way we think to focus on balance rather than a single goal?
Changing our perspective on life is the most important factor in creating a balanced lifestyle. Focus on thinking about the life you want to live and the career that will fit into that life. Efficient time management, proper nutrition and exercise, and time with friends and family are all factors to practice in our daily lives.
Even though technology creates ways for us to make communication easy and simple, it can also make it difficult to escape the constant demands and interruptions from work calls and emails. Simple changes such as; scheduling daily workouts without your headphones to reduce stress and anxiety and avoiding checking emails before bed to allow your brain to relax and not worry about the next day’s activities.
Become more proactive in your life by changing your perspective while leaving technology at your desk to enjoy the balance of life and time with friends and family. In this way we may become happier, healthier and more effective in all aspects of life.
Kelly D. Scott
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