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Core Values Produce Balance

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” 

– Mahatma Gandhi

The Google definition of balance is as follows: a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.  In reviewing the life of the competitor, it must be asked if the different elements that make up the Heart of the Competitor are in balance.

What does balance look like?
Is it an even distribution of time committed to the various passions in our life? (Family, Work, School, Sports, etc.)

Determining what is the proper balance, when life is in equilibrium is the difficult task for every competitor.  However, when it is achieved and a sense of calm comes over the competitor, then will it be known that this is the correct balance.

Balance is also defined as emotional stability and Gandhi alludes to this in the quote above.  The competitor will know and understand balance, harmony, when what you think, is what you say, and what you say is what you do.  When this occurs, there is balance in your life.  The individual with the Heart of the Competitor wholly controls developing this balance.  Each choice is a determination of matching what you think, say, and do.

Everyday is an evaluation of matching thoughts with words, and actions.  If during this evaluation a mismatch occurs, condemnation should not follow, but a repositioning.

Question of the Day:

Evaluate yourself today; did your thoughts, words, and actions match each other?  Did they move you forward toward your goals?

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