Work-Life Harmony

In today’s stress-filled world, we may often encounter pressures that can throw us off “balance”.

The overflow of responsibilities and tight timelines is a reality for many of us at work.

However, this doesn’t mean we’re at the mercy of stress. With a more optimal approach, you can manage these pressures and maintain your harmony.

The truth is, unchecked stress can quietly chip away at psychological safety—making us feel like we’re on shaky ground both personally and professionally.

The good news is, you CAN change that narrative.

Here’s how you can start:

🍃 Try Breathwork

Inhale. Exhale. Let’s bring it back to the basics. Breathing exercises are known to help to curb stress when things feel out of control. A few minutes of concentrated breathing can ground you back to calm.

🏃♂️ Embrace Movement

Our bodies are designed to move. . A brisk walk, a quick stretch, or a gentle yoga flow can all go a long way when it comes to releasing stress and tension.

📖 Gain Clarity through Journaling

Words have power, and when they flow from your mind onto the page, they can help declutter your thoughts. Journaling isn’t just about chronicling your day; it’s a pathway to introspection and releasing stress.

🔍 Introspective Check-Ins

Regular check-ins with yourself build self-awareness, one of the pillars of resilience. It’s about understanding your capacity and nurturing your well-being—consistently and intentionally.

Consider this:

  • Are you attuned to your personal and professional needs?
  • How proactive are you in adding self-care into your daily routine?
  • Reflect on the ripple effect of your well-being on workplace interactions.


Consistency and intentionality are your allies here. The more constant these practices become in your life, the stronger your resilience may grow to be.

And when you’re faced with stress, you may be prepared to take it on thanks to your established routine for stress management.

Together, let’s build this environment—one where the resilience of each individual contributes to the strength of the whole.

Looking to empower your team with tools for managing stress?

Check out our Stress Resilience & Psychological Safety training and resources. Click the link below to inquire and learn more

Create a great day,

Amanda + Team Mako Mindfulness

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Feeling stressed out & psychologically unsafe at work?

Check out our guides!

The Mako Method™ Resource Guide for Stress Management

Download our resource guide and learn over 50 ways you can use quick breathing exercises, affirmations, gratitude, journaling, and perspectives practices throughout the day to manage your stress and create psychological safety at work.


The Mako Method™ for Psychological Safety – The Ultimate Checklist

Download our free checklist to learn our framework of best practices for creating and experiencing more Psychological Safety at Work. 

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