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A House With Four Rooms June 3, 2011

Posted by nrhatch in Happiness, Life Balance, Mindfulness.
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There is an Indian proverb or axiom that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. 

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Wikipedia ~ Chartres Cathedral (in Public Domain)

Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.

Rumer Godden, A House With Four Rooms

Life balance is key.

If we focus solely on one room, one aspect of being, we are thrown off kilter by the pebbles in our path.

When we mindfully maintain balance between our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs, we navigate through life on a more even keel ~ capable of weathering the tempests and squalls of daily life without permanent damage to our rigging.

Aah . . . that’s better!

Which rooms do you visit most often?  How do you honor your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual beings?

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