How can you live a well-balanced life? Make some small changes in your life that will lead to lasting change. Balance may happen for a short amount of time, but overall you will be able to handle the typical stressors that can tip the balance! Here are a few ideas to consider:
- Get enough rest
Getting enough sleep improves mood and productivity. Studies show people who are sleep-deprived have a harder time solving problems than those who’ve had 7-9 hours of sleep. Aim to get at least 8 hours of sleep each night to improve your memory, help you focus, make your mind sharper, and be ready for what may come in your day.
- Develop a morning routine
Routine is a structure for balance. When you start your day in a typical way each day it builds a foundation for the rest of your day. If you don’t have a morning routine, here are some ideas: