Through the last 28 years, on this planet the most important thing I have learned so far, is exactly what my mother has been saying all along: a balanced life is a happy one. Having the luxury to design my own days, I have put together a little list of things to remember. A balance between health, fun, socializing, working, being thankful, challenging myself and making plans. I have been really trying to stick to this list through the month of September, and so far it has really been working! I think the thing to remember is doing these things in small chunks...for instance running 5k every morning is a lot less time consuming and much more difficult to talk yourself out of when it only takes 30 minutes out of your day... Here is the list so far