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Balance – For the week, for the month, for Life!

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BALANCE

Hello Monday! My word to live by from this point on is “Balance.” But, first I must define what balance, better yet, what a balanced life means to me. I am using the Life Balance Wheel to help me identify the areas of my life that I would like to improve upon and you can too.

The life balance wheel is a tool composed of 8 different pieces (health, career, fun, spiritual, family, finances, environment and relationships), which represent areas of a person’s life. Think about each of these areas one at a time and consider how happy or satisfied you are with each area in your life.

Then, on a scale from 1-10 or 0% to 100%, indicate how happy or satisfied you are with that area today—right now—with 0% being completely dissatisfied and 100% being ideal or 1 being completely dissatisfied and 10 being ideal.

To help you do this answer the following questions:

  • How satisfied are you with each area of your life?
  • Which life area would you most like to improve?
  • Describe what that life area would look like if you were 100% satisfied?
  • What are all the possibilities for this area of your life?
  • If you were at your best, what would you do right now?
  • What is stopping you from moving forward?

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Next week let’s start working towards balance.

A healthy and fulfilling life is in our grasp!

Fit Tip Friday: Are you hungry or bored? Here’s how to tell…

Hello Friday!

Fit Tip FridayEat when you are hungry not bored.

As you move into the weekend ask yourself this before you grab that last slice of pizza, “Are you hungry or just bored?” A lot of times we mistake hunger for some other emotional craving, like stress, boredom, or loneliness.

So the next time you start craving something go through this checklist before you eat, it can help you find out if you’re really hungry because your body needs fuel or if you just feel hungry for other reasons.

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