Watch video: Balance is the key to meeting life's demands in a healthy way

In this article: 

  • Balance is the key to stability; whether it's eating healthfully, managing time efficiently or practicing mindfulness.
  • There are times when life overwhelms us and rocks our boat. We may feel like the stormy seas will throw us overboard. 
  • A Swedish behavioral health expert has guidance for us on restoring our emotional balance and finding our way back to center. 

Life is busy and full of demands. Some days, just trying keep up with it all can rock our boat and leave us feeling unsteady. In this short video, Swedish behavioral health expert John Delfeld, LICSW, offers some guidance for restoring our balance and handling those moments when life has us feeling off-kilter. 

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This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your health care professional’s instructions.

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About the Author

Whether it's stress, anxiety, dementia, addiction or any number of life events that impede our ability to function, mental health is a topic that impacts nearly everyone. The Swedish Behavioral Health Team is committed to offering every-day tips and clinical advice to help you and your loved ones navigate mental health conditions.

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