What we accept by default becomes our midlife standard

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upper elementary school "tadpoles"

What we accept by default becomes our midlife standard. Recently, a few online motivational gurus emphatically say “balance is a myth”. This makes me smile grin for a couple, but not all encompassing, reasons:

  • if you think it doesn’t exist, it won’t
  • if you think it does, it will
  • balance mirrors the snowflake theory, no two are the same
  • work life balance is not a constant
  • wellness is a moving, elusive target
  • become a world class hunter

Going on our Son’s three-day school field trip left me unbalanced physically, but way balanced spiritually. And so it goes…

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.