Chapter 17
When Life Gets Out of Balance
In This Chapter
• A life seriously out of balance can be a common cause for distress
• Stressed-out people commonly just stop doing life-sustaining activities
• Getting clear about how you are spending the time of your life
• Set limits and develop effective ways to say “no”
When people experience significant life crises, it makes sense to feel stressed out. However for many of us there may not be any particular, major stressors going on. The cause is living a life out of balance. In this chapter, we take a close look at this and see how you can perform a balancing act.


Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance.” Does this ring a bell for you? It certainly does for me. For ...

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