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If only there were more hours in a day! Until there are, Learn to Balance Your Life is the book for anyone trying to make time for work, family,
friends, and even for themselves.
The authors -- life coaches and psychologists -- show that, with a clear vision and a bit of organization,
balance is close at hand. Their commonsense approach teaches readers how to identify key values and goals, and the practical steps it takes to turn
those dreams into reality.
Workshop-style exercises help develop vital skills for managing time. Sections on family, relationships, finances, career,
health, and home offer encouraging ideas for making everyday life more fulfilling.
Learn to Balance Your Life
is the guide for anyone who's exhausted by trying to do it all -- and looking for a better way.
Learn to Balance Your Life
Take Control, Find Time,
Achieve Your Goals
By Michael Hinz and Jessica Hinz
Duncan Baird Publishers
February 15, 2004
Ch 1: Equilibrium
What is a balanced life?
Balanced living in the 21st century
The power of vision
Ex 1: Dream the possible dream
Racing with time, not against it
Ex 2: Identify your goals
How balanced is your life?
Ex 3: Take your life for a spin
Tracking your progress
Ch 2: Career
What do you want from your career?
Career change or makeover?
Planning your work day
Ex 4: Take the work out of paperwork
Ex 5: Go on a mini mental vacation
When to say yes, when to say no
Ex 6: Identify your drainers
Time to go home
Ex 7: Make a virtue of commuting
Ch 3: Money
What does money mean to you?
Ex 8: Where does your money go?
Maintaining your financial health
Make your money work as hard as you do
Ex 9: Invest in yourself
Ch 4: Relationships
Relationships and the individual
Ex 10:Relationships inside-out
The balanced partnership
Weighing up the big decisions
Sharing in partnership
Balancing work and childcare
Ex 11: Stay in touch
Giving something back
Ch 5: Home
What do you want from your home?
Move or adapt?
Ex 12: Look through the keyhole
Creating a haven
Ex 13: Conduct a comfort audit
Ex 14: The 15-minute daily
The balanced weekend
Ch 6: Health
Ex 15: Keep a personal health record
Ex 16: Emergency stress relief
Eating well on the go
The benefits of exercise
Ex 17: Cut out the excuses
Ex 18: Develop a pre-bedtime routine
Ch 7: Just you
Why are you here?
Ex 19: Find signposts to meaning
Finding the real you
Ex 20: Dream catching
Nourishing your mind
Unleashing your creativity
Ex 21: Enter the creative zone
Taking an interest in the world
One step deeper
Ex 22: Give yourself time to think
|Copyright © 2004 by Duncan Baird Publishers|
Text Copyright © 2004 by Michael Hinz and Jessica Hinz