“Life is a balance between what we can control and what we cannot. I am learning to live between effort and surrender.” – Danielle Orner
I have a love-hate relationship with the scale. Not the kind of scale that reflects my weight, but the kind that reflects my ability to balance my priorities in life.
As a Libra, my astrological symbol is the scale, representing balance and harmony. Perhaps my date of birth has somehow contributed to my obsession with striking the ever-elusive perfect balance in life.
I grew up taking ballet for much of my life, an activity that requires the utmost balance and alignment as you twirl on your toes and defy the laws of gravity. Some days I felt the magic of the perfectly aligned triple-pirouette, and some days I fell on the ground in front of a room full of people. Either way, similar to adulthood, it was always work and it was always a balancing act.Continue Reading