Finding yourself turning into a workaholic is the accepted norm of today’s society. This becomes an even bigger problem when you are building your own business. While work is good, spending time with family and friends, and even more so, just taking a break, is essential for your mental and physical wellbeing. As productivity expert David Allen said “You can do anything you want, you just can’t do everything.”
One of the main things I use to keep myself focused and balanced is to set priorities. They may be daily, weekly, or monthly priorities, but avoiding the tyranny of the urgent is crucial both for your private life and for keeping focused when you are at work. For more tips on ways to find balance between work and your personal life make sure to read the amazing article by Margarita Tartakovsky, Associate Editor of Psych Central.