What I Believe

Yesterday, I was walking my dogs, when I noticed something small and shiny on the sidewalk. I picked it up, and lo and behold, it was a small gold charm, engraved with the words "I Believe." When I got home, I  dipped it into the jewelry cleaner, scrubbed it, made it all shiny and new looking, and put it on a thin gold chain that I found in the bottom of my jewelry box. I've been wearing it ever since. I have necklaces that I like better, but this one is really special, being that it was a surprise found treasure!

And this is what got me thinking....in relation to living A Balanced Life, what do I Believe? Here's the short list of things I came up with.......

• I believe that being active is essential.
• I believe that eating a clean healthy diet is also essential.
• I believe that it's perfectly fine to have days when you do nothing, and you eat cake and ice cream.
• I believe that it's never too late to learn how to do something new.
• I believe that it's good to fail sometimes.
• I believe that you've got to laugh every day.
• I believe that dogs make life better.

The list is really endless. Make your own list, and then compare the list to how you live your life. Things should match up. If you're living your life in a way that's not congruent with your list of important things, than it's time to make some changes. Just tackle one item at a time, until you're living the life that you believe in!