Category Life In Balance
Saturday, August 5, 2017 Life In Balance
Spend Consciously, Live in Balance
Do you ever feel that your relationship with money could be healthier? More in balance? Would you love to end the vicious debt cycle and be more connected to your spending; which in turn will bring you more connected to yourself?
It’s doable. But it requires being awake to your money: how you earn it, how you spend it and how you save it.
Ask yourself these questions:
* Does what I am doing with my money match my value system?
* Is my use of money enhancing my lifestyle?
* Or am I full of fear and resentment because this relationship is not working?
If you answered yes to the last question, read on. There is help on hand for you.
Taking Care of Number One (You)
While I was writing this newsletter, the buzzer on my dryer went off (yes, I am fortunate enou...Read More
Every one wants balance. Is there such a thing? Clients hire me as a coach for this reason just as often as the clients who want more time and money.
In order to get some power with this concept lets shift how we think about balance. We tend to think of balance in terms of equal time to equal areas in our lives. In our minds, we relate to balance this way even though we know it isn’t possible to spend equal time to equal areas in our lives. Especially, when our work, for most of us, takes up more than half of our waking hours each day.
Let’s use a metaphor; Imagine that achieving balance is like being a great juggler. The balls you juggle represent areas of your life...Read More
Sunday, July 30, 2017 Life In Balance
All Things in Harmony: A Native American View of Health and Illness
The view of health by Native Americans is both all encompassing and thoughtful. Traditional medicine can play a more stoic and relentlessly lend to the scientific approach, but Native Americans have a more holistic outlook.
Health is viewed as a balance or harmony of mind and body. The goal is to be in harmony with all things, which means first being in harmony with oneself. Harmony is thought to neutralize problems and help one’s life to become beautiful. Good health makes it easier for all people to do their part in the universe, to serve others, and to fulfill their personal life visions.
Life is considered in all of its dualities: winter/summer, cold/hot, day/night, mind/body, spiritual/physical, work/play, and so on...Read More
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Life In Balance
When you ignore consciously creating business balance you run the risk of burning out or shutting down both your business “doors” and your brilliance.
Especially at this time of year, I hear from my clients that you are experiencing the effects of BEing out of business balance. This may show up as lack of clients, a lot of “busy-ness” without results or feeling uninspired. Being in a balanced energy state changes everything about what you are able to create through your business.
Think you don’t have time to create balance? Think again. Your success depends upon it.
Here are our 5 Secret Keys to creating a balanced business state that has both you and your business flowing effortlessly and connected to your inner divine guidance.
Secret Key #1: Acknowledge the value in t...Read More
Monday, July 24, 2017 Life In Balance
Getting focused, organized and structured in a New Year is something we approach with great intentionality when we are working. We set our goals and make plans to achieve our goals. After retirement, however, many people drop the planning and goal setting at the beginning of a new year. The result is that they find themselves slouching into the year and wandering somewhat aimlessly from one interest to another.
While I’m not advocating structuring of every minute of every day, there are some things you can do now that will save time and provide focus throughout the year. Here are the top ten tips for starting a new year on the right foot.
1.Organize your finances...Read More
Friday, July 21, 2017 Life In Balance
Do you have balance in your life? If you feel as if you are running in circles and are not spending enough of your precious time and energy on the things that count. If you are spending all of your time at your job or taking care of your family and you don’t know how to allot time for each so that you are not stretched, you may feel that certain things are missing from your life. If you have a very active social life you may find that your work is suffering or your family is neglected. When you focus too much on one area of your life and neglect other area, you may have key elements missing from your life and that could affect your ability to find enjoyment and to feel positive about yourself.
When you life is balanced, all of the different aspects of y...Read More
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Life In Balance
The Wheel of life – Finding Balance in Life
At times life gets too busy and uses all its energy on a particular project, thus resulting in getting off balance by not paying enough attention to important areas of life. This situation if taken too far can lead to frustration and intense stressful life.
So in order to avoid such a situation, it is important to bring things back into balance.
This is where the Wheel of life or the Life wheel comes into help. It is commonly used by professional life coaches and helps to consider and assess what is off balance. In fact it helps to identify the areas that need more attention.
As history states, the Wheel of life was initially painted on the walls of the Buddhist Monasteries and was called the Bhavachakra...Read More
Saturday, July 15, 2017 Life In Balance
It’s easy to get overwhelmed and fatigued from time to time. After all, the stresses of daily life can quickly spiral out of control and, suddenly, you feel like you’ve got demands tugging at you from every which way!
Want some balance in your life?
Luckily, you don’t have to give your life a complete overhaul to do it! Balancing your life doesn’t mean quitting your job and moving to a deserted tropical island. All you really have to do is get YOURSELF balanced. Once you do, all of the external stuff will fall into place.
Sounds easy – but how do you actually DO that?
1. Give yourself some “me time”.
What’s the first thing you sacrifice when things get tough? Your personal quiet time! You don’t feel right cutting out “real” responsibilities, so you figure you can make do...Read More
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Life In Balance
As a mom you probably go through times in your life when you think you can’t possibly manage work and taking proper care of your family. In fact, there are probably times when you feel you’re not doing a good job at one or the other or maybe even both. Don’t despair! There is help for you whether you work from home or outside of the home, your family is large or small or you have other commitments like volunteer work.
Time Management – Knowing where and how you spend your time is key to balancing your life. Start by keeping a calendar of all your activities. You can do this online, on a paper calendar or in a journal. Track everything from showering, exercise, meal preparation, driving time, and so on...Read More
Saturday, July 8, 2017 Life In Balance
How Do Chakras Affect Us?
For those who are interested in personal growth, evolution, spiritual awakening or enlightenment it is extremely helpful to have a basic understanding of the chakras. Chakra is the Western version of the Sanskrit ‘cakra,’ which means ‘wheel’ or ‘circle.’ Chakra is based on the idea that the energy of the body is centered through seven main points in the middle of the body that move in a circular pattern, creating the aura of the body. The journey of the spirit is a very personal one. Yet, at the same time, the soul travels a path of evolution that is universal. We can benefit from the experience and understanding gained by those who have walked the path before us. They represent stages in our development, various levels of consciousness and spiritual maturity...Read More