It is easy for you as entrepreneur to forget your own well-being. You keep skipping your lunch or breakfast to catch up with your deadlines. Or, you keep shortening your sleep to work on your project. It sounds harmless at first. However, it does nothing but harm in the long term. You jeopardize your own health and success that way. Keep in mind that rest is fundamental part of health, happiness, and success in life. Hence, resting and unplugging are necessary regardless how little time you think you have with responsibilities sit on your shoulders.
How to unplug in this busy world to maintain your health
It is not only financial support that can hell growing your business into successful empire. There is no use having a successful business while your health is deteriorating. You might not see the effect of neglecting your health tomorrow or in two years. However, it will your long-term health for sure. So here are what you can do to unplug in this busy world and away from many distraction:
Set different intervals for you to practice deep breathing exercise. Do it regularly on daily basis. You can do it while waiting for your computer to turn on or your coffee to brew. Deep breathing can get you more relaxed and help clearing your mind. Hence, you have better focus without having tension that burden your mind of body.
Aside from practicing deep breathing exercise, you also need to practice gratitude. Most people often feel grateful when they achieve something big only. However, you can be grateful too on the little things. Just because it is small achievement doesn’t mean you didn’t work hard to achieve it. Also, it is often that the little things that makes you even feel happier. Also, gratitude leads to positive thoughts and calmer mind. It can also help boost your motivation and satisfaction.
Develop healthy habits you can do every day. Physical exercise is important to maintain your well-being not only physically but also mentally. It helps reduce the level of stress, regulate your neurotransmitter, as well as keep your hormones balance. You can practice your favorite healthy habits such as yoga, jogging ever morning, or biking.
Develop good habits with your sleeping pattern. You can try practicing sleep hygiene by doing a pre-bed routine for example. This way, your body knows when to prepare itself to sleep. Set regular sleeping schedule with fixed wake up time as well so you develop healthy sleeping habits. You will gradually leave the alarm when your internal clock is formed. Waking up with blaring alarm is found to be unhealthy.
Even if life is busy, rest is still essentials. Your tasks won’t magically disappear after you sleep. However, sleep-deprived won’t get you any more productive either. Practice restful techniques to unplug in this busy life. Aside from maintaining your health, proper resting also give so many benefits. It can help reduce stress, boost creativity, improve productivity, as well as enhance your decision-making.