Wednesday, August 16, 2017

How to Keep a Stress-free Lifestyle

Thinking of starting your own business? Making it big in 10 years time? Going global? We have all our dreams to be successful at whatever we love doing, but what good is success if you're not healthy enough to live it? You know it takes a lot of dedication and effort to grow a successful business. You have to have the will to work harder than everyone else and to push yourself to your limits to get there. There are downsides to living this lifestyle, and many entrepreneurs tend to overlook the importance of health.

Since an entrepreneur needs to give his focus to his business, his demanding schedule essentially never has a break, which can have a negative impact on his health. Especially when you have an online business. You always have to be on the go, always online. There's literally no time left for yourself! It's just so stressful! So below are 4 tips for a healthier entrepreneurial lifestyle.

1. Exercise daily. 

Working out daily, even just for a good 30 minutes, keeps your mind fresh. It gives you a good start for the day. Exercising before going to the office gets you into the right frame of mind to deal with anything that comes your way. Maintaining a positive mindset and outlook is a major key to success. With all the obstacles and challenges we face daily, we should try to accept them with open arms. It actually doesn't matter if you exercise in the morning, afternoon or evening. It's important to find the time to do it and make it a priority.

2. Keep a schedule. 

Find a routine that works for you and stick to it. It can help you stay on track and never miss a deadline. Because when your schedule is all over the place, you're the one who's going to suffer in the end. When your day is mapped out and you know exactly what needs to get done, you will see yourself completing tasks quicker. You will get used to it.

3. Unplug and relax. 

Running a business is so much work! If you don't give yourself time to relax and not think about your work, you will suffer an extreme case of burnout. Many entrepreneurs think they have to work nonstop and even work overtime. That's true, but you have to know when it's time to relax and recharge. Also, don't be afraid to take a vacation once in awhile. The time away can be very helpful since it give you more space to think of the best ideas.

4. Learn to manage your stress. 

You know that you really can't avoid stress, since you'll have to take hold of a lot from being an entrepreneur. Although it's almost impossible to avoid, it can be managed. It's important that you learn how to control how you let it affect your mindset and decision making process. Not only is stress bad for your personal health, but it can also negatively impact your business if you let it.

Bonus tip: Make time to hang out with your loved ones. 

It always helps you unplug from the stress when you're with your friends and family. And why not do so with your favorite snack! The Ultimate Friendship Month celebration isn't over yet! There's no better way to celebrate Friendship Month with the barkada than flavorful bites of the best-selling Hawaiian Overload from Greenwich, now available in Crispy Thins. Grab a slice and sing your lungs out to karaoke and strut your wackiest pose with a selfie ring light on that #GWithTheBarkada night.

Hope you like this post! Always remember that in the end, your health is more important.

Much love,
Candis & Daphne

On Candis: Sammydress top, skirt & bag, Rory & Sloan earrings, Daniel Wellington watch, Ami Clubwear heels
On Daphne: Sammydress topbag, earrings & belt, Shop Copper pants, Daniel Wellington watch, Zalora heels