Everyone talks about the importance of achieving the elusive work/life balance. But balance comes in many formats and needs to be considered in line with your values and life priorities. What is one person’s balance may be totally out of reach for another person.
What are your current goals and priorities? Do they consider the things that you value?
In today’s fast-paced workplace, most of us are urged to do more, faster, and with fewer resources. There seems to be more pressure from media and others to be successful, whether that is at work, as parents, at the gym or socially. It seems we thirst for perfection and acceptance as a consideration of work-life balance. Truth is, that balance is difficult and can be all consuming maintaining balance. Research suggests that it is not the amount of time that we spend in dividing up our work-life balance, but our mindset and if we are “present” or in the moment.
So then it’s not about rushing home to take the kids to sports practice while multitasking on your phone. It’s about the connection, if only brief that you have solely for the child or family, where they are not competing for your focus.
Red Point can assist you in gaining some strategies that will assist you in being aware and present across your professional and private life.