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How To Separate Personal Life From Professional Life

Posted: May 26, 2019

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Doing some kind of work brings about immense happiness in your life. If the work you do gives you satisfaction, then happiness increases by manifold. Working towards your passion is a trend that is really catching on these days. But, while doign this, there may be obstacles in the way. These could be both personal and professional. Let me explain how.

We live in a society where certain expectations are attached to us, both at workplace and at home. We have to fulfil our responsibilities towards our family, friends, relationships, work, job, education and much more.

We have to constantly juggle between the professional and personal worlds. To be able to manage both and get the best of both the worlds, the only solution is “Separate Professional and Personal life”.

Some key points to keep it in mind for balancing both are:

  • When you are at the workplace, forget about the personal issues, personal happiness and just focus on work only. Sometimes it may happen that you may be feeling upset due to some issues on the personal front. But, when you get to work, push them away and concentrate on work only.
  • The opposite also holds true. When you are at home, just forget every tension about work, workload and deadlines. Just focus on homely things like your responsibilities, your affection towards family, friends etc.
  • If you are going through a rough patch in your personal life, then start meditating to restore peace and calm of the mind. Let your tensions not affect your work and if they do, take some days off from work and focus on resolving your personal matters first.
  • If you are overloaded at the workplace, then make sure you align your friends and families to the situation. You are already stressed out at work and would not have the bandwidth to appease anyone who takes offence because you are not able to make time for them.
  • Focus on your physical and mental health. Balancing both is important although tough. Focus your energies on bringing about this balance and you will see the difference it brings about to your life.

Everything in this world is about balance.. the day and the night, happiness and sorrow, Yin and Yang… and so personal and professional life will also have to follow the same. This is the only key to happiness.

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