"Live a life that is well balanced; don't do things in excess."
Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets
Words of Encouragement |
Balance is a feeling derived from being whole and complete; it's a sense of harmony. It is essential to maintaining quality in life and work.
Joshua Osenga, 12 years a Cubicle Slave: How to Find the Perfect Balance between work and play
Inspirational Quotes |
Balancing on a rope requires skill, steady feet, a steady mind
and a sense of weight control. As you can see, the act of balancing
consists of several things. Some of these things may be small but
at the same time necessary to put the act together. A lot of people
find it hard to balance work.
Ginel Love, 25 Tips To Balance Everyday Work and Play
One of the major issues plaguing human potential in the corporate world today is work-life balance.
The term was first introduced twenty years ago and is likely to go down as one of the great corporate blunders of our time.
While the work-life balance discussion was introduced with the very best of intentions, namely, to help people deal with the mounting
pressures surrounding both personal and professional life in the modern world, in many ways the idea never had a chance because
the term itself was fatally flawed....The term itself diminishes our ability to make the case that work can be a richly rewarding part of a person's life and should in many ways be personal.
Matthew Kelly, Off Balance: Getting Beyond the Work-Life Balance Myth to Personal and Professional Satisfaction
Motivational Quotes |
"The more often you decline invitations to spend time with friends
or family because you are too busy
with either work or other activities, the more you should realize
that your life is not in balance."
Byron Pulsifer, Balanced Life
"You wonder if it is truly possible to enjoy a life where you can 'Play Longer.'
You wonder if the rat race our society seems to be
in is all that there is, and would love to find another way to
enjoy life with your family and friends.
Tara Ross, Work Smarter, Play Longer
"One reason I practice meditation is to maintain my own balance
and clarity of mind in the face of such huge challenges,
and to be able to stay more or less on course through all the weather
changes that, as a parent, I encounter day in and day out on this journey."
Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting
"Too much of one thing can end up creating stress; this is something
that no one needs in their life.
But living a life in balance can provide harmony and peace."
Catherine Pulsifer, Birthday Wishes For A Best Friend
"Getting in balance is not so much about adopting new strategies
to change your behaviors, as it is about realigning yourself in all of your
thoughts so as to create a balance between what you desire and how
you conduct your life on a daily basis."
Wayne Dyer, Being in Balance: 9 Principles for Creating Habits to Match Your Desires
Inspirational Thoughts |
"In all aspects of our lives balance is key. Doing one thing too much can cause
upset, like the old saying goes, everything in moderation is the secret!"
Balance of Life |
"The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us.
It's important to utilize this technology,
but at the same time it’s important to know when to take a break from it."
Alex Broches, Start Living...Now!
"Like with anything in life, find the balance between
too much work and being too lazy; between spending
too much and being a scrooge; between being gone all the time
and being in each other's way; between talking each other's ears off
and dead silence."
Christian Olsen, Marriage Tips
"Imagine what it would mean if you added positive levels
of loyalty, communication, play, forgiveness, unconditional love,
a positive attitude, and balance in your life!"
Garry McDaniel, The Dog's Guide to Your Happiness: Seven Secrets for a Better Life from Man's Best Friend
Positive Quotes |
"What most people don't realize is that marriage
is a union of not only to people in regard to the ceremony, the tradition,
but also the legality of being married, but also interacting with this
other human being in a way that is going to bring balance to both of your lives."
Cathy Pearson, How To Keep Your Man, And Be His 'One And Only'
"The consistency in your person from home
to work is vitally important so that you are in total balance at all times.
Being out of balance means that your true self will start to be confused
with what you pretend to be."
"Our lives are a mixture of different roles.
Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . .
For me, that balance is family, work, and service."
Hillary Rodham Clinton
"The critical part of a balance in life is choosing priorities.
If you are trying to balance a family and a career, the choices are
complex because both are important."
"Time and balance the two most difficult things to have control over, yet they are both the things that we do control."
"I'm not suggesting you deny or suppress your emotions,
but just discover for yourself what it takes for you to
handle your emotions and stay balanced."
Poems of Hope |
"A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds
balance to your step as you walk the tightrope of life."
William A Ward
. . . having a healthy balance is what I strive for, and I can say with
confidence that I have been successfully working toward it.
It's been a bit of a rocky road, but without those challenging times,
I wouldn't have been able to learn from it and improve.
Apryl Zarate Schlueter, Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind
Personal Development Quotes |
"You think you're getting sick this time every year because you
over-schedule for the weeks leading up to Christmas
and then you miraculously recover and vow to have a greater
work-life balance . . ."
Kayley Loring, The Workation (Work Less, Play More Book 1)
"We need to introduce a little balance into your life.
Part of this balance means not missing out on some of the marvels of life
around you, the fun, some excitement, or other challenges in life."
"The response through relaxation puts a stop to the overwhelming state of
eagerness and brings our body, along with mind into a state of balance.
Nervous systems can be brought."
Mike Mitchell, Mindfulness: Mindfulness For Anxiety Relief
"Through substitute activities, therapy, and hard work, grieving
individuals can work through their anger and progress to live more balanced
Valerie Orr, Picking Up the Pieces: Learning to Live Through Grief After the Loss of a Loved One
"When your blood sugar is off balance, you can experience irritability
and a lack of motivation."
Mike C. Adams, Self Discipline
"As parents we often struggle with balancing our desire to make our
children happy and setting boundaries."
Ellen Trump, Frugal Kids: Teach Your Kids To Save, Invest and Spend Wisely
"It's not about balance, it's about designing a work-home-family
life that makes you feel good. A life you don't need a vacation from."
Jacqueline Fisch, Unfussy Mom: simplifying your life
Although unconventional and inconsistent with what you have been told by
"experts," the off balance on purpose approach is rooted in truth,
consistent with reality, and infinitely more practical than the fantasy
of trying to attain some mythical balanced condition. When it comes to
you have been sold a bill of goods. Itís time to give yourself a break,
embrace the life you have, and make adjustments that will allow
you to grow in the
areas that are crucial to your most important commitments
as well as your happiness.
Dan Thurmon, Off Balance on Purpose: Embrace Uncertainty and Create a Life You Love
"We had also been having in-depth conversations with people in
our lives about what it means to be seen as less valuable in the workforce
as you age, what you are supposed to sacrifice to get ahead early
in a career, how to balance the demands of a family with the demands
of a workplace, whether or not our passions should be
our jobs, and what it means to try so hard and to always come up short."
Melissa Bergstrom, Big Work: Real Stories of How Our Jobs Do (and Don't) Define Us
"While it is important to love others unselfishly, it is crucial to find a balance.
When we compromise our needs and martyr ourselves to the point of depleting
ourselves and neglecting our needs, we become out of balance."
Jessica Minty, Codependency: Self Confidence
"It's also important to give attention to your health and hygiene.
Keep yourself healthy by exercising, eating a balanced diet, and sleeping right."
Kathleen Rao, Self-Confidence
"Instead of desperately going for a fast sugary boost, you could prepare
and eat a healthy, balanced breakfast."
Linda Westwood, Healthy Habits Vol 3
"The workplace today is very demanding, and you really can't
have your life as a working mom the way it was before baby.
So work-life balance for you should be about trade-offs at one time
or the other."
Grace Essen, Successful Working Mom
"If we are stressed out, we won't be 'joyful mothers of children.'
Balance is key."
Katherine Leigh, 3 Weeks to an Organized Homeschool
"I believe in a world where work feels like play, and while it's not always
as easy as I'd like, I try to spend as much time there as possible."
Marney K. Makridakis, Hop, Skip, Jump: 75 Ways to Playfully Manifest a Meaningful Life
"A good method of juggling different tasks is to always balance
the short and long term tasks."
Gretchen Pilar, Overcoming Laziness
"Your beliefs should knock the scale way off balance leaning to the
side of love. If the other side is weighed down with worry, guilt, shame,
anger or frustration, choose right now to change that!"
Debbie Dixon, Over The Rainbow
Quotes about Change |
"Moderate activity can return us to fitness and continuous training
will bring all the forces back in balance."
Lorena Katz, Productivity: How To Be Productive
"As time progresses, increase the amount of time spent for self-improvement,
and less time on the mental junk food. Create a healthy balance,
it's no different than indulging in some cake here and there.
Moderation, moderation, moderation!"
Curt Hinson, Sleeping Giant No More
Thoughts on Personal Development |
"Self-esteem is a matter of balance. Too much can tip over into haughtiness,
arrogance, and the inability to admit when we have gone wrong."
Alan Schmidt, Confidence
"There is no limit to what great and beautiful things the human
being can create with the power of a balanced mind that is
open to the inspiration of GOD."
Paul Odafe Akpomukai, Life without Stress and Pain
"Our culture doesn't always promote balance. Instead, we want
everything instantly, and we are willing to pay a premium later.
Jeff Kooz, Greater Balance, Greater Reward
Remember that we are not teaching that there is a state of static, enduring balance to be realized and maintained,
but rather that moment to moment and day to day, you have the capacity to be mindful if you are moving towards
harmony and balance or away from harmony and balance, and that through this awareness you have the capacity
to make a conscious choice to continue on the path you are on. or, to change your attitude and direction as you so choose.
The real key to this is to remember: "Choice follows Awareness!' Mindfulness is truly the portal to living in balance!
Joel Levey, Living in Balance: A Mindful Guide for Thriving in a Complex World
"Pursuing your goal is in a sense, fired by internal motivation.
Hence, you need a source of external motivation to keep things in balance."
Ben Robinson, How To Become And Stay Motivated
"However, it is one thing to be consumed by your future financial goals,
and another thing to be making progress and enjoying the process
with a more balanced life by doing what brings you joy."
Maggie Thompson, Codepency: You're Codependent - How To Stop Worrying and Love Yourself
"Understand that building self-confidence is all about striking a balance
in your life. The right amount of confidence can help a great
deal in achieving what you want."
Angel Graff, Self Esteem: Self Confidence
"There are many successful businesses but few successful families.
Yet, David O. McKay has said that 'No other success can compensate
for failure in the home.' Without healthy relationships with family and friends,
a person doesn't truly have personal freedom. His life is out of balance."
Benjamin P. Hardy, Slipstream Time Hacking: How to Cheat Time, Live More, And Enhance Happiness
"Take some time to learn which opinions you need to value and which
ones you simply need to stop listening to. Once you find the balance,
you are one step closer to finding that confidence that you long for."
Frankie Robinson, Confidence: How to be Confident and have Self Confidence
"But you do have choices about how you spend But you do have choices
about how you spend your time. Balancing what you need to do with
what you want to do can lead to happiness and success."
Stephen Hall, Life Plan and Daily Time Management
"Semi-retirement - reclaiming a proper balance between life and work by
leaving a full-time job - offers a way out of the madness of overwork.
By reducing spending and switching to a pared-back but more satisfying
lifestyle, less money goes out the door."
Robert Clyatt, Work Less, Live More, The Way to Semi-Retirement: The New Way to Retire Early
"The fact is that more and more research is being done and books are
being written about what happens to the human body if you look after
it and redress the balance of life that people see as being a natural
part of aging."
James Carmen, Age:Dynamic Aging
"Far from giving up on balance, (Kate) James recommends achieving
it by prioritising and spreading out your wish list.
'You have to think which are your priorities right now, and accept
what you can and can't do. We have this idea of ‘I want it all now’ but it
takes the pressure off a little to set realistic timeframes for your objectives,'
Sue White, 7 STEPS TO: Balancing work and play