Sometimes, it can feel like you spend every waking moment of your life working. Particularly when you're driven to achieve success in your professional life, it can be hard to let go – to leave work at work, to make time to enjoy life and do what you love.
Now that I'm done with college and entering the professional world, I've been struggling with this a lot lately. But honestly, I always have – as a high schooler, a student-athlete, a college student... and it's probably something I'll struggle with for the rest of my life. But I find these tips to be particularly helpful, especially when I'm feeling overloaded and I know something's gotta give.
Check out my 9 tips for better work/life balance below:
1. Start saying no.
2. Cut out unnecessary activities.
3. Begin the day with a little exercise.
4. Start small.
6. Work smarter.
7. Stop trying to be perfect.
8. Write a list of your priorities.
9. Take it in stride.