Total wellness rests on these 5 Areas of Health: Healthy Body, Mind, Family, Society and Finances. Balance in these areas can help create a healthy, satisfying lifestyle. The pressures of daily living can lead to a life out of balance. Work demands, busy schedules, not enough sleep, environmental challenges, not enough family or personal time can throw us off balance.

Each area has a profound effect on the others. For example, if you are out of balance in Healthy Body, that in turn has a negative affect on your family and finances. If you are struggling financially, that produces stress which affects your mind, and can lead to illness, which in turn affects your entire family, and society.

Examine these five areas in your life and start working on one or two areas at a time. If you take small steps of action, one at a time, you will be more likely to follow through without feeling frustrated and giving up.