Work, life, balance is the concept of finding a happy medium in your priorities to get the most out of the life you live. This ideal may seem unrealistic for those who over indulge in any aspect of their life. The stay-at-home mom may feel it would be out of reach to balance the household and work at the same time. On the other end of the spectrum, the high ranking professional may find it impractical to put downtime before business.. That’s the point. It does not have to be all or none. There needs to be a healthy and prosperous balance for your life to reach it’s full potential.

There are many small steps to take in order to make these changes. First and foremost, do not be afraid of taking a break. Every working man or woman needs time to just breathe, apart from work and apart from family, for their own mental health. Secondly, prioritize. Be deliberate in your intentions and your choices and execute them. Third, don’t forget that life happens. Just because you set a schedule aside to achieve this balance, does not mean unexpected things will not come up. When this occurs, don’t get discouraged. Do as you must and start over the next day. Work/ life balance is a process. Accomplishing this balance will create a healthier mental, physical, and emotional state of being. Don’t let your personal or professional opportunities pass you by. Prioritize!.

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.”