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A Culture that Doesn’t Promote Balance

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“Our culture doesn’t always promote balance.

Instead, we want everything instantly,

and we are willing to pay a premium later.

We’re impatient.”

Jeff Kooz, Greater Balance, Greater Reward 

Making progress and enjoying the process

Sunrise, Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“However, it is one thing to be consumed by your future financial goals,

and another thing to be making progress and enjoying the process

with a more balanced life by doing what brings you joy.”

Maggie Thompson, Codepency 

You Perform Better

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.”

—Brian Tracy
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Beautifully Balanced and Coordinated

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes.

If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed.

Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as if beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.”

― Jelaluddin Rumi , The Essential Rumi

Imagine what it would mean…

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“Imagine what it would mean if you added positive levels of loyalty, communication, play, forgiveness, unconditional love, a positive attitude, and balance in your life!”

Garry McDaniel, The Dog’s Guide to Your Happiness 

Balance and Clarity of Mind

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“One reason I practice meditation is to maintain my own balance and clarity of mind in the face of such huge challenges, and to be able to stay more or less on course through all the weather changes that, as a parent, I encounter day in and day out on this journey.”

Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Everyday Blessings 

We all strive for balance

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“We all strive for balance, often moving to extremes to find ourselves somewhere in the middle where we can sustainably exist in optimal inspiration. Working toward balance takes a lot of ingredients. We need courage, reflection, attention, action, and a push-and-pull relationship between effort and relaxation.”

– Tara Stiles
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Letting Go…

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.”

— Melody Beattie
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