Our life is so filled with work that often we become overwhelmed at the end of the work. Hence, it is very important to slow down, pause a bit and take a break to reflect before you continue with the journey forward. Giving a small break or a pause is often considered unproductive, but a brief break in the midst of a busy day gives you the opportunity to assess whether you are making the best use of your time and energy.

Fill your bucket list with fun activities

If you are running a life of marathon or a sprint, you have to understand that taking a short break is absolutely necessary, or else you will burn out very easily. It is necessary to take some time to slow down, unwind and relax so that you can feel more relaxed and refreshed to fulfil your bucket wish lists. In order to enjoy your life to the fullest, it is important that you include those activities that gives you immense joy and pleasure in life.

Make time for yourself

It is very important to take out time for yourself. It gives you the opportunity to create more personal time. With work pressure, family responsibilities and social interactions, we seem to be juggling with different responsibilities every day. Take out time to accomplish your passion and goals and get involved that make you relaxed and you feel relaxed, happier and healthier at the end of the day. The “I” time will allow you to de-stress and rejuvenate yourself.

Taking mini breaks in between is important

Taking mini breaks at work or in life, can bring all the difference. The heavy work pressure, the tight deadlines, family responsibilities affects your physical health and the mental potential to stay a contended and happy life. Taking small amounts of time out can help both your body and mind to relax, rejuvenate and recover from the tension and stress laden life.

With bigger challenges, more self time is needed

When was the last time you took a break from everything and spend some “I” time? Can you recall the time when you appreciated yourself? Well, we give a lot of time and focus to everything around us, but very little to ourselves. This is the reason behind the cause of imbalance. We forget our dreams, aspirations and desires and start neglecting ourselves. Such an attitude is a very big no. It is important to spend more self time when there are bigger challenges in life because it gives us the chance to unqind and evaluate our actions an identify the right and the wrong.

From the above analysis it becomes clear that self time is necessary to maintain a balance in your physical and mental health.

 

Joanne Victoria

Joanne Victoria

Joanne Victoria, host of the The San • IT Project podcast, author of 7 books including Lighting Your Path - How To Create the Life You Want, partners with IT Professionals who want more success, more confidence, more fun and more inner peace.
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