The 5AM Club – Robin Sharma

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The 5AM Club – Robin Sharma

I’m one of the fans of Robin Sharma,

In Robin Sharma’s book, “The 5AM Club,” he outlines several strategies for achieving balance without stress. Here are some key ideas that will be supporting you to achieve your goals.

  1. Start your day early: The first step to balancing your work without stress is to wake up early. By waking up at 5 am, you give yourself time to meditate or exercise and plan your day before the rush of the day begins. This sets the tone for a productive and peaceful day. when I woke up after 6 pm I felt so hurried and I changed my routine and could see the significant improvement in my life, let’s try this.
  2. Create a morning routine: In addition to waking up early, it’s important to have a morning routine that sets you up for success. This may include exercise, meditation, journaling, reading, or any other activities that help you feel energized and focused. I prefer to read or watch motivational stories before I started the daily work that is giving more productive to me.
  3. Prioritize your tasks: To avoid feeling overwhelmed and stressed, it’s important to prioritize your tasks. Focus on the most important tasks first and break them down into manageable steps. This will help you stay on track and avoid procrastination. I used Microsoft’s to-do to prioritize my daily activities.
  4. Take breaks: It’s important to take regular breaks throughout the day to recharge and refocus. This can include taking a walk, practicing deep breathing, or simply stepping away from your work for a few minutes. when I feel overworked or stressed, I used to visit others’ cabins and hang out with them and take a cup of tea and feel relaxed and then come back to the work and perform well.
  5. Practice mindfulness: Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present and aware of your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. By practicing mindfulness, you can reduce stress and increase focus and productivity. Mostly I used to practice this in my working environment.
  6. Set boundaries: It’s important to set boundaries with your time and energy. This means saying no to things that don’t align with your priorities and taking time to recharge and relax. as this helps you recharge and be more productive in the long run. By setting boundaries, you can create a sense of control over your time and energy, which can reduce stress and increase your overall satisfaction with your work and personal life.

In summary, balancing without stress requires intentional effort and a commitment to self-care. By waking up early, creating a morning routine, prioritizing tasks, taking breaks, practicing mindfulness, and setting boundaries, you can achieve balance and live a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Lets try this and share your thoughts 🙂

Mathushika Mathanakumar Answered question April 9, 2023

Nigetha, thanks for sharing the awesome insights on work-life balance.

Nigetha Rajah Posted new comment April 6, 2023

You’re welcome! I’m glad to hear that you found the insights on work-life balance helpful.

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