Balancing Needs and Time
A need is something that is necessary for organisms to live a healthy life. Needs are distinguished from wants because a deficiency would cause a clear negative outcome, such as dysfunction or death. Needs can be objective and physical, such as food, or they can be subjective and psychological, such as the need for self-esteem. (Wikipedia: Need)
Reality is that time is a huge factor in all of this. Time is the top excuse for not getting into shape, microwave your dinner, putting your kids in front of the TV, and getting to bed way too late – because ‘time’ stopped you from walking, cooking, reading to your kids, and going to bed when you’re tired. Time is the one thing we cannot stop. We can however take back time, by making time work for us.
Balancing Life – a Vital choice
When things go wrong
Our body systems interact and are dependant of each other. If one system is running on low it will impact another – and the whole body system suffers as a result. The result can be ill-health, and clear to see – but often hard to trace. It can take show itself in various ways. For instance – lack of energy and/or stamina, insomnia, chronic pain, stress, weight problems, and depression or serious problems such as cancers and immune system dysfunctions. These are all expression of a body out of balance.
Why things go wrong
The lifestyle choices we make are responsible for an out-of-balance body and mind. If you over or under eat, don’t exercise, worry about too many things, don’t sleep enough, or drink too little water – you can bring about an imbalance in the whole body health. Bad lifestyle choices also contribute or cause a negative attitude towards life and often therefore dysfunctional relationships. Negativism and angry rages produce toxins in the body. It’s a bad cycle that needs to be broken.
Balancing Life and Time – How?
Getting back to balanced levels means understanding more about the body and mind functions, what it needs, and how to feed it with nutrition, oxygen, rest, and fluids. It also means finding out what level zero is. What is the levels that we are aiming for? What is ‘normal’? And why do we refer to ‘ideal’ when all are created different? Once you come to terms with the fact that changing lifestyle is a vital choice – the balancing act becomes more easy to deal with. It all comes down to re-organization , time tools, and finding the ways that work for you and your life realities. It is not as simple as going on a diet – but when long-lasting vital health is what you want – the it becomes very doable. Energy, wellness and feeling good are actual results – as well as a slimmer you (as a nice side effect):) In my next post, I will look at some thinkers that can help us find a way forward, and also time tools that work for me. In my other blog called The GOODista (published on WordPress.org), tools, methods and recipes are there for you to consider as well. Copyright