Posts tagged Life plan
Are there benefits to living a balanced life?

I think most of us will agree – if asked what is the one thing that you want more than anything else, the answer usually is “more time, less to do, and more freedom”. In short, we all need balance. Most of our lives are out of whack, leaning precariously more to one of our responsibilities, be it work, family, or health. The moment that one aspect or part of your life dominates, taking up most of your time or energy or money, your life is out of balance.

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What is a balanced life?

A balanced life. Some will say achieving balance in your life is near to impossible. Others will say it is possible, but only if you strictly follow their how-ever-many-steps process. Then there is a third camp who will try to convince you that you need to scale down in order to have a semblance of balance. Me? I am here to tell you that you can have anything you want, and that includes balance.

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Self-acceptance is to simplify your idea of yourself

Self-acceptance is much more than self-confidence or self-esteem. It stretches further than body positivity, so far that it touches on the divine. Because only when we truly accept ourselves, the good, the bad and the ugly, are we freeing ourselves to become what we were born to be. Only then can we grow into the divine creatures we were envisioned to become.

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Simplify your life: Mess leads to stress so declutter today! [free mini course]

I love the saying mess causes stress. It is definitely true in my life – the messier and chaotic my surroundings, the messier and chaotic my mind. I get anxious when I am surrounded by unorganized untidiness, and even more so when that untidy area is what is supposed to be my safe space – my home. Although clutter has not formally been recognized as a known stressor, the link between a cluttered home and increased levels of cortisol has scientifically been shown, and I am sure many of my readers will agree. Stress is definitely amplified by mess as clutter overloads your senses, just like multitasking overloads your brain.

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Simplify your life: Life hacks to automate your responsibilities and duties, to make your life easier

In my quest for the simple life, I have removed so much from my life that whatever is left can be considered really important. Even life-affirmingly important. Unfortunately, there are still a few things left that, although important, are not that important that I want to spend my decision-making powers on it. Things like paying bills, deciding what is for dinner, and remembering who has their birthday when. Fortunately, there is an easy way to deal with many of these small “annoyances” and errands – automate!

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