5 Ways You Can Balance Out Your Life

Balance is so important.

Everyday, we need to make sure our lives are balanced, if not you won’t be able to live the best most full life possible.

Are you struggling to find balance in your life?

Do you want to find balance but you don’t know how?

Well I’m here to help! Today I’m giving you all five things you can do to help balance out your life:

  1. Make time for yourself – Everyone needs a little “me” time once and, awhile right? Well hey, there’s nothing wrong with that. Read that favorite book, eat that favorite dish, get that favorite snack or watch that favorite movie. The ese are some things you can do for you. There’s a lot more I know- the things I mentioned are just a few.
  2. Sit back and do absolutely nothing – On a weekend, we all like to get things done even if we feel run down after a long hard week of work-but we don’t really want to admit it. Are any of you guilty of that? Let me tell you, it’s ok to take a weekend to just rest and recharge. The things you need to get done will get done. Take that weekend to just rest! Everything eoll get done when it gets done.
  3. Take a mental health day – besides balance, your mental heath is SO important. You may not think so, but it is. If you’re in work one day and you feel like you can’t function, are not on your game, or just don’t feel like yourself, it may be the stress of other things taking over. Witch means you should take a day to yourself. If your stubborn like me- you may say to yourself, “I don’t need to take a day off, I’m good I’ll just let the stress pass.” Wrong! If the stress is affecting you in the three above ways-then you need to take a mental heath day. Call in sick the next day if you need to, don’t listen to your boss if they give you a hard time- you need to do what’s best for you and nobody else – your heath comes first!
  4. A night out with friends – Nothing is better then hanging out with friends. Sometimes a night with good friends’ good laughs and good food is the best medicine and can cheer you right up. So, after a long week of work, go gather up some of your best friends and have the time of your lives!
  5. Go for a long drive – Some good music and an amazing person siting next to you in the passenger seat of your car is the most fun and best thing ever! I mean who doesn’t love a good jam session with a good person? Gather up that one person, get in the car, blast that music and drive however far and however long you want- even if you both really don’t know where your going. Going for long drives can not only help your stress level, but it can also help clear your head if you have too much on your mind.

Balance is the most important thing (next to mental health) that we need to make sure we do regularly in our daily lives. If we don’t keep the balance, our lives would be disorganized and you’d have no control over when you can make time for yourself to do things for you because you’re so busy! With that being said: Make sure to do your best to practice balance.

You are your own version of you. You can make the best out of your life. You can do anything you put your mind to – don’t let anything get in the way of you doing what you love to do. Fight for what you want. Don’t listen to what everyone else says. You do you. You are valued, important, loved by many and needed in the world! Don’t think anything less of yourself. Get that strong support system you need to keep you grounded whenever you forget or feel like you’re losing balance. They’ll always be there to remind you! Do balance. Make sure to live your life to its fullest and grab and take all it has to offer!

Juliana Ruggiero

Juliana is 18 and fresh out of High school. She graduated with High honors. Writing is something she really enjoys doing and everyone that knows her tells her she has a gift for it. Juliana is a hopeless Italian food addict, loves meeting new people and making new friends. She is very laid back and easy going. Juliana is here to inspire everyone and give it her all. She doesn't have a bad bone in her body. Her career began in July of 2016 after reaching out and offering to be interviewed for The Abler Blog. Since that interview, after seeing all the positive feedback she was getting from everyone, it pushed her to do more with her writing! Pushing herself to do more has lead Juliana to some of the most kind and supportive people she could ask for! She is grateful that she took that "leap of faith."

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