The last two decades have seen a pressing demand for balancing the personal and work life as the latter is having a significant constraint on the social and family life of the working class. Creating and retaining this balance has positive effects on the health and the failure of it has adverse effects on the self-reported health of workers and their family lives. This article provides a deep insight into the existent perspective and possible solutions for employees and employers to work-alike for a better work-life balance as work-life integration is crucial to maintain a healthy mind and personal life and our relationship with work represents our overall well-being. Let’s have a look at how to attain the balance that would keep our work and private life stable and how we can make the most of our lives while giving our best in every role.
Play With Your Strengths
To make the most of your work life and life in general, it is essential to discover and harness your unique strengths. In recent years, (RBS), the Reflected Best Self exercise has worked the best to evaluate the personal best of an individual in order to step up their potential. It’s a tool that helps you align an action plan for your future with all the passion, focus, and follow-through. Based on four steps, you discover yourself through the feedback of others in the first step, then you look for a common theme in the gathered feedback, and in the third step, you compose your structure based on those patterns. And inculcate these themes and the strengths in the current job scenarios. The RBS is a systemic, constructive plan that recognizes your unexplored and undiscovered areas of potential. And it’s not only on employees to discover and measure their capabilities, but employers who focus on ethical attributes such as trust and resilience in their workers can also harvest amazing bottom-line results in the long run.
Accentuate Your Performance
There is no denying that appreciation encourages people’s confidence and helps them to perform better while criticism lays down defensive attitude and stalemate in the behavior. More than half of our adult workers feel stagnant, exhausted, and unfulfilled as they are lacking in some other aspects of their lives. It could be their work, family, society, or themselves where they lack. We understand that playing these different roles and always performing well could be tiresome, but one can find value among these roles and can achieve the best in all domains. It requires you to create a sustainable change in your attitude and personality for yourself and the people important to you. It requires you to manage and develop and take a clear view of the involved expectations on all sides. It requires you to act with integrity, creativity, and authenticity. It requires you to identify your core values, your vision, and your key stakeholders and broaden your thought process for better performance in every domain.
Measure Your Life
The strongest motivator in life is the opportunity to learn, invest, grow, and impart. It has never been the money. With a clear sense of purpose, it is easy to create and mark a pathway and attain success, in whatever way it qualifies for you. Without a clear sense of purpose, one is left astray. Whether it’s your professional or personal life or your mind, body, or spirit, in the end, all that matters is the peace, love, respect, your raw experiences, and adventures, we earned in our life. It’s not about numbers, it has never been about numbers, it’s about the connections we work and we are willing to work on that adds to the achievements of our lives.