Here are some spheres of our lives that we should give attention in order to feel increased balance:
- Relationships: family, friends, community
- Work, finances and career
- Intellectual stimulation
- Good nutrition and exercise
- Rest and sleep
- Spirituality and sense of purpose
- Creativity and play (Chopra, 2005)
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Examine your structured and unstructured time and reflect on your authentic needs during these moments. Consider where you may be thriving, surviving and or struggling in each of the above spheres of your life. This thought process may help you to assess and modify how you engage and identify your intentions for changes. Be kind and compassionate with yourself as you engage in self- dialogue with intent to assess and modify your experiences in order to invite greater balance. Once you’ve identified spheres in which you are struggling to thrive, imagine all the practical steps you can make to allow each sphere to have a stronger and satisfying reality for you. Your body, emotional health and others in your life will thank you for working on and sustaining a positive balance.
What are some ideas you have for finding balance in the summer months? Please share them below!