From: Zen Habits <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, May 4, 2010 at 6:11 PM
Subject: zen habits: 5 Essential Zen Habits for Balanced Living
Posted: 04 May 2010 07:30 AM PDT
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Anastasiya Goers of Balance In Me.
Do you sometimes wonder whether your life is in balance? It is easy to know if you lead a balanced life because if you do then:
- you enjoy every moment and every second,
Today the world constantly tries to throw you out of balance and sometimes no matter what you do you still feel like your life is going in the wrong direction (I know I feel this way sometimes.) Balanced living might seem like one of those theoretical terms that nobody can put into practice but in fact there is nothing simpler than living a balanced life.
It might take some work at first but once you get in the flow and discover the simple ways to steer your life in your desired direction you will feel empowered. You will be inspired and energized by every day of your life. Your life will be full of amazing adventures and events that will make every day memorable. You won't be wasting your life anymore or spending gloomy hours contemplating about the misfortunes that might have happened on your way.
Does balanced living mean that your life will be full of only positive people and events that will bring you happiness every moment of your life? Not at all.
Balanced living is when you can always offset any negative events in your life with positive ones. It is also when you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Balanced living is when you are happy working and playing equally. If you picture happiness and everything great in your life as a diamond, then any negative things that may happen are just the setting that makes this diamond shine only brighter.
If you want to live a balanced life then there are 5 essential habits that you need to develop.
These habits have been my lifeline for many years and I cannot imagine a balanced (and happy) life without them.
Living in balance is easy and very rewarding because your life becomes the one of joy, happiness and serenity. If you put some time and effort into turning your life into a balanced direction then you too will live a truly Zen life.
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