How Each Zodiac Sign Can Create a Better Work/Life Balance

Lisa Stardust
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From Cosmopolitan

We all get caught up in our side hustles and 9-to-5s, but you’ve got to find your chill. You need to find balance and boundaries to keep your professional and personal lives healthy, ya know? Otherwise, you’ll end up like one of the kids on Succession. Not sure where to start though? Try, oh, astrology. Here’s a rundown on how every zodiac sign can implement a better work/life balance into their routine. *deep breaths*

Aries

You tend to over schedule yourself, which only works to your detriment. Don’t pile up appointments one after the other. This will help you relax and not be riddled with anxiety throughout the day.

Taurus

Artistic folks, like yourself, tend to get frustrated and temperamental when creating projects. Instead of just seeing red and screaming out at others, try to decompress by popping in your earbuds and listening to music. Really. It’ll calm you down in seconds, promise.

Gemini

Um, you may want to cut back on the gossip in order to avoid the ramifications of being a pot stirrer, Gem! By not repeating news (which may or may not be true) heard by the water cooler, you will avoid bringing the drama home to your S.O. Give it a try!

Cancer

You absorb the energy of those around you, which is why it is important for you to do you (hit the gym, take a bath, do 20 face masks) after work to release the toxins that are clinging on to you. After that, you can live your best life after work with no worries.

Leo

Quitting being a nosey body and competitive at the office. Don’t focus on what everyone else is doing ATM. This will add more time to focus on your absolute favorite person (errr...yourself!). If you don’t care who’s doing what, then you will free your energy up to love yourself more.

Virgo

Remember these words: “perfection doesn’t exist.” Read, speak, and repeat this phrase several times a day to beat your analytical and somewhat obsessive desire to do every project “perfectly.” Once you are able to quit this need, you’ll have extra time in your day to obsess over other personal matters.

Libra

You’re probably the only sign who knows a thing or two about balance. But, even you can get caught up in the chaos of not having enough time or flexibility. The answer is simple: set your own hours and timeline to do all the chores and tasks on your list.

Scorpio

Although it may be hard, try not to completely consume yourself with one task at a time until it’s done. Let your mind wander and unwind for a hot sec whenever you’re feeling stuck by focusing on other less demanding projects.

Sagittarius

Don’t let FOMO stand in your way of giving your all to your job. Even if you are tempted by your squad to hit the clubs or go to a cool bar for late-night drinks, try to resist the urge. Or at least don’t stay out late past your regular bedtime.

Capricorn

Here’s the issue, you’re too hard working and often take projects home with you.Try to stop work at a scheduled hour during the day to ensure equal time snuggling at home with your pet or S.O. Don’t agree to overtime and set boundaries with yourself to avoid professional burnout.

Aquarius

Making sure you stay active will help alleviate stress and anxiety. Stepping outside of the office for a few minutes or more will energize your mood and spirit. The daily pressures and stressors of work will seem minimal as a result. So, get those legs stretching to counteract your frustrations.

Pisces

Stop being a martyr! Don’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t get a raise, promotion, attention, or affection from your boss. Once you let go of self-doubt, you’ll be able to leave work at the office and chill at home with your fam and boo without feeling guilty.


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