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Definition of Balance & How to Balance Life
and Home Balance Tips, Page 2

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I shared how I found my own definition of balance with my top 5 tips/mindset changes on Page 1.Now you'll get to read about others ideas about balance, get more work life balance tips and share your own thoughts, tips and insights.

5 Tips for Creating More Balance from WebMD:

When looking for online resources about balance I found a lot of blah, blah, so what, "Charlie Brown's teacher" (You know how she sounds right? There's talking but no meaning...) articles.

But I did find a really good resource at WedMD. It offers a good definition of balance (Opens a new window.) with 5 Tips for How to Create Work Life and Home Life Balance:

  • 1) Figure Out What Really Matters to You in Life
  • 2) Drop Unnecessary Activities
  • 3) Protect Your Private Time
  • 4) Accept Help to Balance Your Life
  • 5) Plan Fun and Relaxation

"In all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition
of one part to another and a reciprocal balance."

---John Ruskin

How Other Leaders Create Their Definition of Balance and Build a Rewarding Life Beyond Work...

I asked leaders at social networking website, Linked In, to share their thoughts about work and life balance by asking if this item on our free Wake Up Eager Mind, Body, Spirit Quiz, "I have a rewarding life beyond my work or profession." was important to success.   Many of these thoughts are uplifting and insightful.  This is just a sampling of all of the input I received.  Be sure to scroll to read the rest AND add your own insight.

Here are some of the responses:

You can also share your frustrations, insights and tips about balance by using the comment box, below.  Just so you know, I'm not collecting emails, from this page. The comment section is a place for friends in the Wake Up Eager community to share and support each other.

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Share Your How to Balance Life and Home Tips AND Your Frustrations Here...

How important is balance to sucess?

Are you frustrated in this area? Have you tried everything to change things? What do you do when you're most overwhelmed?

Have you discovered what works and what doesn't? Have you found a surefire way of creating more balance? Have you found resources that you'd recommend to others? Do you have any tips that would benefit others who are frustrated in this area?

Share Your Insights, Frustrations, Tips and Resources, Here...

What Other Wake Up Eager Community Members Have Shared...

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

Archimedes & 8 Hours of Sleep, 8 Hours of Work, 8 Hours of Fun 
Just to give another point of view: a healthy separation between work and non-work leaves room for new perspectives to flow. While Creativity author …

Defining Success 
I believe it comes down to one's definition of "success". We all know folks who are tremendously successful in business, but their lives as a whole …

Make It All One... Not rated yet
I have been very fortunate in my life, in that I love what I do for a living and love my personal life. I have found so many people who have one or …

Tail Wagging the Dog? Not rated yet
The phrasing of your question, "I have a rewarding life beyond my work or profession." suggests that the purpose of a life beyond work or profession is …

My First Vacation in Two Years, Fresh Thoughts and Reflection Not rated yet
Well...after 20 years of self employment I entered into the financial services industry. I have been in the industry for about 12 years and have finally …

Integrating All Aspects of My Life Not rated yet
I tried retirement a couple of years ago and didn't like it. So, I looked at everything I really liked to do/have done over the past several decades and …

Do What You Love & What Uses Your Gifts Not rated yet
I took stock of my background, 29 years of training/human resource experience and two years ago started Career Ministries, a non profit to help churches …

What I Do is Who I Am Not rated yet
No, I don't have a rewarding life BEYOND my work or profession. After serving as a pastor for 15 years. I left the 'ministry' to pursue a career in …

Flat Tires Never Get Very Far.  Not rated yet
We are wheels. Life is the road. Success is the destination. The wheel has spokes that include career, family, health, financial, spiritual, social(friends) …

My Priorities for Decision-Making Not rated yet
I have a rewarding life outside of work because I've worked very hard to spend most of my time on what is important to me. My priorities for decision …

My Mantra Not rated yet
A mantra that I have always taken to heart is a saying by David O. Mckay, "No other success can compensate for failure in the home." My family is my …

Satisfaction and Joy in EVERY Area Not rated yet
Feeling satisfaction and joy in EVERY area of my life is extremely important to me. I invest in myself regularly to make sure that gaps in my life …

Preventing Burn Out Not rated yet
I think it's true -- an important component of a successful life is balance. If your measure of success is tied entirely to your career, it may be difficult …

Management is a Liberal Art Not rated yet
I believe it is of crucial importance...more now than ever. Peter Drucker claimed management is a liberal art, and I couldn't agree more. This means …

An Unrewarding Life is a Self Centered Life... Not rated yet
One of the great tragedies of our culture is that our value structures too easily go out of balance. An unrewarding life is a wasted life. If either …

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"Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less
energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in
perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts,
feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance."

---Brian Tracy

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