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OUR WORLD your personal life. Your work and personal lives should be entwined, to a healthy extent. You should be able to go out and have fun with friends and family, but you should also be having fun at work and feel a sense of enjoyment while working. 2. Cultivate a spiritual practice. This can include things such as meditation or taking a walk in Nature. This practice should help you find your center and give your mind a break from thinking about your To-Do List, so that you’re better able to focus on your spiritual development. Without spiritual development, we cut ourselves off from a huge portion of the energy that the Universe is willing to give us. 3. Play. This one always makes my clients grin. Play can come in many forms, from things like drawing, painting, or playing an instrument, to literal playing—running around the yard with your kids or going to an amusement park. It’s your time to turn off your mind and to just let loose. You might prefer play when it’s in the form of going to the movies or putting together a dinner party with your friends. Either way, play is crucial for all stages of life and development. These three keys allow for balance in your life between work and personal time. It’s important to keep your own energy “cup” full, so you can both give to and receive from others. If your cup is perpetually full, you might want to find time to give a 28 | NEW CONSCIOUSNESS REVIEW bit more. If your cup is always running dry, remember to let others give to you, and to honor them by accepting their gifts. Your cup running dry might also be a symptom of being out of alignment, so make sure to double-check that what you’re doing in each area of your life is making you happy. *** The preceding is excerpted from EASY BREEZY PROSPERITY: THE FIVE FOUNDATIONS FOR A MORE JOYFUL, ABUNDANT LIFE by Emmanuel Dagher (Rodale/January 2016) and reprinted with permission of the publisher. Emmanuel Dagher is a highly sought after Transformation Specialist, Holistic Health Practitioner, Inspirational Social Media Personality and Speaker. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller  Easy Breezy Miracles. Considered by many a next -generation new thought leader, Emmanuel is a gifted humanitarian who is devoted to assisting people and the planet in positive transformation, in  service to the well-being of humankind. To subscribe to his popular Energy Forecast and for more information please visit : www.emmanueldagher.com  Twitter:@emmanueldagher    FB: facebook.com/emmaneuldagher1