May 12, 2021 in Life Coaching
Balancing our time & energy in all the areas of life is key to avoiding chronic stress & burn out.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
The fast-paced world we live in has made it harder than ever to achieve balance in our lives.
It is, however, possible to get out of this stressful rut of fatigue, frustration and unfulfilment and bring our life back in BALANCE.
Two years ago (Jan 2019), I learned the hard way that nothing is worth more than my health. I was totally burntout due to chronic stress from losing 11 (yes, it is true) family members, from chaning 2 jobs and moving eight houses, having a long distance unhelpful relationship with my boyfriend (now husband) and working in a job that was taking more from me than what I was getting in return!
I had a realisation that I needed to do something, change the way I live or it will consume me whole! We each have a choice about how we use the time that is given to us. I decided to use it to educate myself about MYSELF! Thus, began my journey to self-discovery and ultimately led me to becoming a Life Coach. I want to use the knowledge I have gained to help as many people as possible to get out of the hole (read unhelpful lifestyle) they have fallen into. You see since I have been in that hole myself, I can jump in it with you and teach you how to get out.
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The key to living a good life is BALANCE. We all take on several roles and responsibilities during our Lifetime. Balancing our energy and time in these areas of life is very important to maintain our overall health and sanity. We cannot always be on the GO!
Let me introduce you in this article to the areas of your life:
- RELATIONSHIPS (Friends & Family)
- CAREER & FINANCES
- HEALTH (PSYCHOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL)
- SPRITUALITY & ETHICS
- GROWTH & ABUNDANCE
- SOCIAL LIFE & CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
In order to feel like we have lived the best life and feel fulfilled, we need to participate in all these AREAS OF LIFE. We need to spend time and energy to identify our core values and ensure that the goals we set in all life areas are aligned with those core values.
This takes time and practice. However, the return on investment you gain, upon giving yourself this space to do the work, is immense!
So I encourage you, look at your life and see which areas are you focused on? Which areas have you missed? Which ones are holding you back?
As Aristotle wisely said, "KNOWING YOURSELF IS THE BEGINNING OF ALL WISDOM."
Most of the times, unless we are faced with some sort of crisis, we live life in one or two areas without paying any heed to the other areas.
Although we each have different interpretations of what a balanced life would look like, for most people it would mean - to have time available for doing the things we love and are passionate about.
Radha Thyagarajan (Life CATALYST)