From the category archives:

Balance

Ebook Review: Regain Your Balance, by Ali Hale

August 11, 2010

It’s so wonderful to read and review an ebook on life balance that I strongly agree with, especially one written by a great writer like Ali Hale.
What I admire most about Ali Hale’s writings is her methodical approach, which reflects the clarity of her thinking and keen observation skills.
Regain Your Balance has some great insights [...]

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Only Everything is Everything

March 6, 2010

Relationships are everything.
Family is everything.
Health is everything.
These are expressions we’re accustomed to using and hearing.
While said with the best of intentions, they often reinforce an unhealthy attitude towards life and balance.
If you consider only one aspect of life to be everything, then it should come as no surprise when you neglect all other life areas.
This [...]

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King Midas and the Scales of Life

February 24, 2010

We often use the “Midas touch” as a compliment to those who seem to turn every opportunity into a success.
But the story of King Midas paints a different picture of his ability to turn everything he touched into gold. Although King Midas was, at first, ecstatic with his new power, he soon realized that it [...]

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The Power of Not Now

February 22, 2010

“Do not delude yourself into thinking that such a thing as later actually exists. Later is never.”
~ Steve Pavlina (on Twitter)
One of the greatest obstacles to balance and peace of mind is the desire to do everything we want to do at the same time.
We are told not to delay. Not to postpone. Not [...]

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Why I Hate the “Work-Life Balance” Expression

February 24, 2009

I am usually a calm and collected individual. I don’t get worked up that easily. But whenever I hear silly expressions like “work-life balance” I can get worked up to unhealthy levels!
It might not seem that obvious why I have a skeleton – not just a bone! – to pick with this expression, but once [...]

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