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Wellness Wheel

This handout was submitted by Kristy T. She says:

“I created this as a handout a while back for an RS lesson. The way it works is for each of the 4 wellness categories (body, mind, heart, and spirit) you pick aspects of your life that are important to you; so for body it might be sleep, exercise, nutrition. Then you rank yourself on how well you’re doing for each – with rankings on the outside of the circle being the best. The purpose is that we want to do all we can to have a balanced wellness wheel. Once you see your weakest area, you can set goals to help you improve in that area, taking it one step at a time.”

Thanks, Kristy!

LDS Handout

Stay Balanced

This handout was submitted by A. Taylor to correspond with Young Women Manual 3 Lesson 41. It lists several ways to keep our lives in balance from the New Era article found in the Resource Guide. The ideas are:

    Put the Lord first in your life. Always make time to pray, and read the scriptures daily.

    Get organized. Make a “to do” list or a schedule.

    Prioritize. Decide which things are most important and do those first.

    Write important events on a calendar and refer to it frequently.

    Keep the Sabbath day holy. You might not think there are enough hours in the day to do all you need to do, but remember Sunday is the Lord’s day, and He will bless you if you are obedient.

    “Do not run faster or labor more than you have strength and means … but be diligent unto the end” (D&C 10:4). Make the best use of the time you have, and consider eliminating less-important activities.

    Ask for help. Turn to your family, friends, or teachers if your load becomes unbearable and you don’t know what to do.

    Pray for help. Heavenly Father knows the pressures you are under, and He can help ease your burdens.

    Listen to the Spirit. You might feel prompted to do something you hadn’t planned on doing.

    In all your scheduling, don’t book every minute of your day. Leave time for family, for service, and to just relax and be yourself.