The 12 Areas Of Life Balance

Updated: Mar 30

You know that time in your life where everything feels "right"? You feel like everything is going well for you and the stars seem to be aligned. Chances are that you have a good amount of balance in all areas of your life, from work to play and everything in between.

A chart showing the 12 Areas of Life Balance

Conversely, there are times when we feel that nothing seems to be going our way and it's easy to feel that "life" is against us. In in these times it’s important to stop and analyse where these areas of imbalance exist and put a plan in place to remedy the situation to the best of our ability.

There will always be influencing factors that are out of our control: events or situations that affect us negatively. It’s in these times that seeking balance is even more crucial, so that we place ourselves in environments that nurture us (rather than hinder us) and seek the love and support of people who we know have our back.

The 12 Areas of Life Balance

Contrary to popular belief, dedicating time to improve the elements of our life outside work can actually help to increase work productivity. Recent research has shown that a well-balanced life improves focus, motivation and general wellbeing.

As world-renowned author, entrepreneur and wellness advocate Ariana Huffington notes in her book “Thrive”:

“Indeed, not only is there no trade-off between living a well-rounded life and high performance, performance is actually improved when our life becomes more balanced.”

We’ve identified 12 Areas of Life Balance that cover the aspects of your life that most significantly influence your happiness, productivity and wellbeing. These 12 areas can be divided into 4 key Realms of Focus: Your Health, Your People, Your Environment and Your Growth. Access our 12 Areas of Life Balance Self- Assessment by clicking the button below.


The 12 Areas of Life Balance

1st Realm of Focus: Your Health

Our health is our ultimate wealth.

Nurturing our mind, body and spirit will enable us to live a balanced and fruitful life.

In this section we review the quality of your physical health, emotional and spiritual health and financial health and provide suggestions for immediate steps you can take to make improvements.