How Well Do You Maintain Balance in Your Life?

October 11, 2017 3 Comments

How Well Do You Maintain Balance in Your Life?

Does maintaining balance in your life make you feel like you're walking on a tightrope at times?  If so, you're not alone. Most of us have so many demands on our time and energy, life can feel like a three-ring circus and you're trying to figure out what to do first to get the most amount accomplished in a 24 hour period....Seriously.

Take this quiz to see how well you are meeting responsibilities, while also recognizing and fulfilling personal needs and wants.

True False

[ ] [ ] 1. The only way I can successfully manage my life is to take care of myself physically and emotionally.

[ ] [ ] 2. Nurturing myself enlarges my capacity to help others.

[ ] [ ] 3. I eat healthfully and exercise regularly.

[ ] [ ] 4. I get check-ups, go to the dentist, and take preventative precautions.

[ ] [ ] 5. I set aside personal, quiet time for myself, whether I'm meditating or simply letting my thoughts drift.

[ ] [ ] 6. I experience the gifts of each season: ice skating, sledding, bundled-up beach walks; gardening, hiking, more time outside; camping, swimming, barbeques; harvesting the bounty, gathering wood, spending more time inside.

[ ] [ ] 7. Creativity nurtures me, too. I do what I love, whether that’s cooking, drawing, painting, writing, dancing, singing or another creative pursuit.

[ ] [ ] 8. Reaching out to others enriches my life. I spend quality time with family and friends.

[ ] [ ] 9. Contributing to the world provides connection and purpose, so I give my time, energy and experience where it is most useful.

[ ] [ ] 10. I notice and heed the emotional signals that tell me I'm out of balance: irritability, overwhelm, resentment.

[ ] [ ] 11. If I feel that I’m catching a cold, I realize I may have stressed my immune system with over-activity, so I stop and take care of myself.

[ ] [ ] 12. When I need or want to, I say no to requests for my time.

[ ] [ ] 13. I listen to and honor the requests my body makes for such things as a nap, a walk, green vegetables, hot soup.

[ ] [ ] 14. If I have something planned for myself, I don't just toss that aside when someone makes a request of me.

[ ] [ ] 15. I'm busy, but I find time to do the things I want to do.

[ ] [ ] 16. I'm happy. I regularly experience well-being, contentment, even joy.

If you answered false more often than true, you may want to take a look at the questions to which you answered false and ponder what changes would be beneficial to incorporate into your life to create more balance. 

Create an 'action plan' for how you will execute to regain the balance in your life. 

 





3 Responses

Cassandra
Cassandra

October 14, 2017

Well after reading this article and taking the quiz,it looks like I have some homework to do!
Keep the posts coming!
#I’mHereForIt ??

Regina
Regina

October 13, 2017

Thanks for this timely article. All of the questions helps to point us towards balance. Getting in alignment with these will really help Natural Girls Rock.

Bernice hardy
Bernice hardy

October 11, 2017

Thankyou so much for your wonderful creativity on your website i desire to see myself trying all your beautiful products and accessories you are presenting to women like us im honored to be apart and thankyou for quiz i had more f.then t.i know work has to be done..and again thanks for being inspiration.God bless you
Ms.Bernice

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