What can you do or change to focus on your own well being and live a more balanced life?
What is the definition of a balanced life?
The question that I think needs to be answered first before I start thinking on how to focus on living a more balanced life.
What do I think it means to live a more balanced life.
Being balanced is keeping everything equal, having it all on the same playing field.
Not having too much of something or not enough of another.
To have everything equal as best as you can.
We’re all human.
So it’s extremely hard to keep everything perfectly balanced.
You’re always going to have something slightly outweighing something else.
Whether it’s work, your personal life, your fitness goals, something will usually take priority at any given moment.
But how do we balance it all out?
How do we live our best, well balanced life?
It’s that simple.
We can’t be so focused on having everything absolutely perfect because it won’t happen.
We’ll spend hours and hours worried about having everything balanced and perfect that the next thing we know we’ve wasted our days being worried.
However there are small things we can do throughout our day to try and live a more balanced and overall better life.
We can do things that make us happy.
If we’re happier and in a better mood then we won’t spend our days worried about living our best life.
It’ll just happen.
Our best life.
Unfortunately there are no magic answers for how to live a better life.
There are no ways to guarantee absolute happiness and balance.
It happens by doing what makes YOU happy.
What brings you joy, will give you joy.
It’s as simple as that, but it’s different for everyone.
What makes me happy won’t necessarily make you happy.
I think the way to focus on your well being and live a more balanced life, is to do what makes you happy.
Whatever it is, do it.
If you’re unhappy with your job, find another.
If you think you can stand to workout a few days a week, start running.
If you want to eat healthier, start to eliminate some junk food from your diet.
Whatever you think will make you happy, try it.
Sometimes it can be the smallest of things.
Treat yourself to your favorite drink from Starbucks.
Wake up early to sit and watch the sunrise.
Take thirty minutes to write because you want to.
Make your favorite meal for dinner.
Watch an episode of your favorite show.
Take a long shower.
Go for a run.
Listen to your favorite song loudly in the car.
Have a dance party in your kitchen.
Anything that will make you happier in the slightest.
Grab a piece of paper and start writing down whatever you like to do.
Big things or small things.
Write them down.
Once you have a substantial list put it somewhere that you’ll see it every day.
Maybe make a copy and put it multiple places.
Keep it anywhere that you’ll see it and go to it whenever you’re feeling stressed or busy.
Having whatever will make you happy at your fingertips.
Whenever you feel like your life isn’t balanced or that you’re not focused on your own well being, take a minute or thirty to do something for yourself that you love doing.
The smallest thing can make you feel more balanced and help you live a life more focused on your own well being.