True balance

Mo: How do you find true balance in your life? What is the secret of knowing how much is too much and how little is too little?

I read an article in GP this morning about the theory that chaos is actually good for you. The scientist in the article was critical towards mindfulness and its implications and she meant that chaos is creative, chaos is necessary and chaos is life...(please pardon my free interpretation of this scientist´s studies...)...she then went on to say that we are simplifying matters in the debate about burn out and people´s ways of handling stress if we think that taking it easy and focusing are the only solutions. (Actually exactly what I would accuse her of doing, dividing the issue into strictly black or white.)

What about a combination of the two? Shouldn´t life contain both up and down, fast and slow, chaos and order, focus and wide eyed-perspectives to be full?

In my humble opinion you need to figure out what kind of personality you are, so that you will know what you need more of in your life. Build up what you lack and learn to restrain what you already have in abundance.

Know where you are to know where you are going.

Taijitu, the traditional symbol representing the forces of yin (dark, passive, feminine, negative, downward-seeking, consuming and corresponds to the night) and yang (light, active, masculine, positive, upward-seeking, producing and corresponds to the daytime).

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