Week Four: Personalize Balance

By September 20, 2014 November 20th, 2014 52 Week Challenge

In the last couple of weeks we’ve addressed the primary question I hear from people all over the world, “How do I find time for what matters to me?” I hope you have enjoyed and benefited from our discussion.

The second most prominent question I encounter as I meet with people around the world has to do with balance. “How do I balance all of the demands of my life; work, home, family and self?” That’s what we’re going to talk about this week.

One Thing To Think About

You are unique, and your life is like no other. What equates to life balance for your neighbor or co-worker probably won’t work for you. You must define balance for yourself.

Balance isn’t necessarily about not being busy, although that may be part of your definition. It’s about taking care of all of you and all of what is important to you.

One Question To Answer

What does your ideal balanced life look like? What do you have time for? What do you get to enjoy? How much down time do you have? Take a few moments and define your balanced life (on paper) right now.

One Challenge To Take

Take one action this week to put just one component of your balanced life into action.

  • If your balanced life includes exercise, make appointments with yourself this week to begin training.
  • If your balanced life includes time with friends, make a date to get together with a friend you care about.
  • If your balanced life includes time invested in a career you love, take one step to begin manifesting your vocational dream.

It doesn’t matter what you do – so long as you do something. Take your first step, and begin living in balance!

Until Next Week,


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