Each day we make choices that influence our pace and quality of life, and often we’re completely unaware of the choices we’re making and how they affect our life balance. So often we’re operating from habit, instinct or need. While it’s a good thing that we don’t have to think about every little choice we make, when it comes to creating a balance between our “work-related activities” and the “rest-of-our-life activities”, it’s critical to be conscious and deliberate about our decisions. Otherwise, you may find yourself feeling the negative effect of your unconscious choices by feeling overwhelmed, out of control, stressed, or even sick.
Start to become more aware of the many decisions you have to make in a day and their consequences by asking yourself these three questions:
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1. Is this moving me toward or away from a balanced life?
2. Do I have a choice?
3. If I don’t have a choice, what can be a positive perspective around this decision?
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These three questions can make a big difference in your personal and professional fulfillment.
Leave a comment and answer all 3 questions. Share what’s moving you toward or away from a balanced life right now, if you have a choice and if you don’t – what positive perspective can you take?