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Life Balance
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5 Steps to Establishing Life Balance (Part 3)

Something special happens when you live with balance. Life becomes more enjoyable and more exciting. You're more productive. Things start snapping into place.

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5 Steps to Establishing Life Balance (Part 2)

Realistic and healthy expectations lead to balance. Unrealistic expectations cause stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship problems, and much more

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5 Steps to Establishing Life Balance (Part 1)

The life wheel is a tool that has changed my life. It divides your life down into general categories. I use it personally and with clients often. I’m either moving towards life balance or away from it, and the life wheel tells me which direction I’m heading.

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How to Find Clarity in Life

I had a big problem in 7th grade. I was being bullied. Most of the bullying came at the hands of one "much bigger" kid in particular, but others participated as well. Hair spray was sprayed in my face, my bike was stolen, one kid even pooped on my front porch (I am not making this stuff up, just ask my parents). It was non-stop and relentless at school and even away from school. I would not stand up for myself.

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12 Life Balance Tips (Part 2)

I'm usually not a jerk to my clients, yet I can be towards my family. Professionally, the consequences of acting poorly are clear to me (e.g. loss of money, reputation, etc.). At home the consequences are even greater, yet rarely on my mind (e.g. damaged relationships). It's the same type of thing with life balance. Workaholism might not seem costly, but actually causes destruction (e.g. damaged health, damaged relationships, mental health issues, etc.). Negative behaviors can be easier to stop when the consequences are immediate, yet unfortunately, the greatest damage we do to our lives comes through a slow progression.

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12 Life Balance Tips (Part 1)

Most of my high performance clients are not having enough fun therefore there life is lacking. Their professional life is getting most of their energy. Do something you enjoy. Make a list of 5 activities that you delight in and do something off the list right away. My fun list: Watching sports, ping pong, funny You Tube videos (email me at adam@decideyourlegacy.com for my favorites), reading, and golf. Little do most know that as result of having more fun, your productivity will increase.

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How To Get Important Things Done

I frequently help clients with procrastination. They tell me why they haven't followed through on getting things done like reading, exercise, eating healthy, making time for hobbies, and preparing for work projects. They know what they need to do, but they don't do it. Part of my job is to help motivate them. Here are 3 strategies to help you overcome procrastination.

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