Keep your life in balance

Balance is the key to a happy life. But like many of us, you may be wondering if it’s actually possible to achieve. Finding time for friends, hobbies, exercise and yourself can seem near impossible, especially with the added pressure of daily life. Luckily, we’ve got some tips to help you master the art of this balancing act.

  • Have a routine, but be flexible
    Plan your routine. What needs to happen in your day? School runs, work meetings, a medical appointment? After you’ve figured that out, see where the gaps are. If you’ve only got weekends and public holidays, make it work as best you can.

  • Take time to recharge your batteries
    Spend some quality time with yourself. An added 30 minutes of quiet time to a good night’s sleep will leave you feeling like you can handle anything.

  • Change it up
    Once you know what’s important to you (hobbies, a booming social life, quality time with your family, excercise – whatever makes you happiest), try to tackle one each week or month (whatever works best for you).

  • Consistency is key
    Maintain different aspects of your life, realistically. This goes for your diet, exercise routine or hobby. Don’t be swayed to the extremes.

  • Exercise to keep on track
    A workout can be the one thing you do differently to combat any stressful situation. The benefits are endless!

Source: www.virginactive.co.za

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