Be Balanced

Below you will find posts about why and how to live a balanced life.

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“Robert, the bad news is you have a pretty severe case of diabetes. The good news is you’re young and healthy so I think we can treat this.” I had no idea seven years ago how those two sentences would impact every area of my life. What, when and how I eat. My exercise My Continue Reading →

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I’ve been self-employed for a couple of months now and I’m reviewing what I most value about my current work arrangement. Hands down, what I value is time. Time to spend with my family. Time to think about things that are important to me. Time to listen. Time to walk, physically and emotionally. Time to Continue Reading →

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If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.—Epictetus Do you sip life or gulp it? Common sense and proverbs have always suggested that moderation is a key to a balanced lifestyle. Now scientific studies also support that belief .[1] Too much of a chocolate thing College students were asked to Continue Reading →

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Failure to plan is to plan to fail the old proverb says. At our jobs, we spend ridiculous amounts of time planning to plan, documenting plans, reporting the progress of plans. Yet at home, we often  just show up and expect things to happen. Then when things don’t go as we didn’t plan we seem Continue Reading →

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2 Timothy 1 NLT – Greetings from Paul – This letter is – Bible Gateway …for I know the one in whom I trust, and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him[a] until the day of his return. It’s often hard to find someone you can trust. Continue Reading →

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Lately I have been thinking a lot about peace and frankly how much I enjoy it. I mean really enjoy it. I live for those quiet moments when I don’t have to be anywhere or do anything. For most of my life I have refused to give myself permission to enjoy peaceful times. I filled Continue Reading →

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