By Christina Kauffmann, Nectar Yoga Studios Community Coordinator and Instructor
Work-life balance?! You mean you can achieve greatness in whatever work you do by taking care of yourself first? YES.
In today’s society, especially in the DMV area, success and productivity can often be defined by the amount of money earned, time worked, and how many tasks are completed in one day. Deadlines must be met, bills must be paid, but life still needs to be lived and time must be spent wisely. Ultimately, the work you do on a daily basis will only be as good as the way you take care of yourself. We are all trying to juggle work, personal and social life, sleep, nutrition, and stress while creating this facade that we have it all under control.
The first step to living a healthier, more balanced lifestyle is to make the commitment to put yourself first. From there you will witness the rest of the pieces fall into place with less effort. Healthy habits can be hard to develop and often require changing your mindset. A healthy habit is any behavior that benefits your physical, mental, and emotional health which improves your overall well-being and self-confidence.
Below are just 3 general ways to create a better work-life balance:
Interested in learning more about yourself and how you can create a better work-life balance?
Join Rachel Boehm for a 90-min workshop to introduce you to the concept of whole-health. In this workshop, you will learn the initial steps for how to nourish your mind-body connection, manage stress, improve sleep, and make nutritious choices that support your lifestyle and goals. Following this workshop, you can continue the work in a 6-week Mind-Body Reboot. This 6-week small group coaching series will allow you to dive deeper into the concept of whole-health, and help you continue progressing your journey to nourishing your mind-body connection, managing stress, improving sleep, and making nutritious choices that support your lifestyle and goals.
In the end, you achieve a greater sense of self-awareness around stress, sleep, and nutrition. You will also have an action plan for moving forward, and a greater sense of self-confidence in reaching your goals for a holistically healthy lifestyle.