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You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
-- Vernon Howard
 

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Keep things in balance

You cannot escape the necessity of balance in your life. Anything taken to an extreme will soon cease to have the desired positive effect.

If you relax all the time, relaxation will become nothing but a tedious burden. If you work all the time, with no break for fun and relaxation, your work loses much of its effectiveness.

Be ambitious, be diligent, and work with commitment, but don’t make that work the only thing you do. Have fun, enjoy life, and take it easy, but don’t make leisure your full-time pursuit.

Make it your goal to make sure there is balance in your life. If you don’t, eventually balance will be forced upon you in ways that won’t be to your liking.

It’s only natural to seek more and more of a good thing, yet that can be counterproductive, whatever the good thing may be. Instead, consider adding more good things, new and different good things, to balance your life.

Balance in your life can make every part of it richer and more satisfying. Keep things in balance, and make the very most of it all.

— Ralph Marston

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