As a lifestyle coach, one of the most common sentiments I hear from my clients is “I need more balance in my life!”
Who doesn’t, right? Especially when we hold the idea of balance in our minds to be this elusive thing that only select members of a secret society have access to. “It might be possible for other people, but not for me,” you might say. But this only creates a block in the path of healthy living.
My truth, and what I share with my clients, is that you don’t ever really achieve total balance. Life’s circumstances inevitably pull us away for a time period. But don’t be discouraged by that! Minimizing those instances of imbalance is where real health and happiness began. So it’s not about falling off — it’s about how quickly you can get back on.
So how do we do it? How do we keep as balanced and healthy a lifestyle as possible? I recommend practicing powerful habits in seven key areas, using the easy-to-remember acronym BALANCE.
I practice what I preach as a lifestyle coach. And I can say that by addressing habits in each of these areas over the past three years, I have completely transformed the way I look at and live my life. It’s the framework for sustainable, healthy, and joyous living: