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Finding Balance in Your Life

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Do you ever feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get everything in your life under control? Maybe you finally have your credit cards under control, but then you find yourself reaching for midnight snacks while binge-watching Gilmore Girls. (Who is Rory going to end up with??) Or you are eating really well and exercising, but you are stressed out with work and your relationships are falling apart.

Our lives are made up of so many intricate parts. To feel balanced in life means being satisfied or happy in all different areas. I have created this balanced life assessment tool based on my training as a health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. This tool lets you see at a glance how satisfied you are in different areas of your life and where you would like to make a change.


Balanced Life Assessment Tool

Living a Balanced Life - Assessment tool survey to help you find areas out of balance in your life.  Spirituality, Health, Relationships, Work, Finances, and Fun.
Balanced Life Assessment Tool – Click Image for Printable Version

How to Use the Balanced Life Assessment Tool

  1. Review the 6 main categories. You can read more about the categories in this post – Balanced Life Categories.
  2. Think about how satisfied you are in each area.
  3. Rate yourself on a scale from 1 – 10.
    • 1 = Not Satisfied 10 = Very Satisfied
    • Use the first number that pops into your head, not the number you are striving for.
  4. When you are done giving each category a score, look at your overall balanced life sheet. 
    • Which areas stand out? 
    • What areas do you want to work on?
  5. Choose two goals that you want to implement for 30 days. (If you make a list of 10 goals, it will be overwhelming and you are less likely to achieve any of them). Start small and pick two goals.
    • After 30 days, check in with yourself.
    • How did it go? How are you feeling?
    • Take the Balanced Life Assessment Tool again. Did your scores improve?
    • Choose 2 new goals to work on.

Final Thoughts

I hope you find this balanced life assessment tool useful. By recognizing areas of your life that you are not satisfied with, or that are out-of-balance, you can be on your way to having a more healthy and happy life. Please let me know in the comments if you found this helpful. What are some goals or plans you are going to take to improve your life balance? You can also connect with me via my feedback form.

5 Comments

  • Nicki
    June 18, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    This is great! Thank you Ramah!

  • ramah
    June 19, 2020 at 8:52 am

    Thank you Nicki!!

  • Portia Childress
    July 12, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    Hi Ramah
    Is this working for you? How has it helped?

  • ramah
    July 14, 2020 at 8:57 am

    Hi Portia! Yes, this is working for me so far. I just created it a couple of months ago, and it has been really helpful for me to see areas of my life where I would like to make a change (or focus on improving something). I just “re-assessed” myself the other night and came up with some goals around getting more sleep and more exercise. 🙂 Let me know if you end up rating yourself and if you have any feedback about how this could be more helpful. Thanks!

  • Anonymous
    April 2, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Thank you ❤️

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