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chin ups and pull ups

Posted by Christian Ciccarelli on July 21, 2014 at 4:40pm 0 Comments

I have been working every morning and night to become…

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How persistence affects BLS

Posted by Joseph Van Deuren on July 6, 2014 at 8:40am 0 Comments

Balanced Life Skills will be 11 years old this November.  From the very beginning I personally had a dream of combining different arts under one roof.  The ultimate goal was to work with students on building character - their own way. …

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Lighthouse Shelter Donation - Grey Stripe

Posted by Julie Russ on June 12, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

Nolan donated several children's books that he had enjoyed but was ready to pass along to other children.  In addition to the books, we purchased toiletries to donate as well.  We went to Target and selected shampoo, conditioner, soap,…

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Leadership

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How persistence affects BLS

Balanced Life Skills will be 11 years old this November.  From the very beginning I personally had…See More
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How persistence affects BLS

Balanced Life Skills will be 11 years old this November.  From the very beginning I personally had…See More
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Lighthouse Shelter Donation - Grey Stripe

Nolan donated several children's books that he had enjoyed but was ready to pass along to other…See More
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Paige doing community clean up

Paige collected various types of trash throughout our neighborhood last weekend. She set out to do…
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BLS Schedule

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Balanced Life Skills is OPEN  with the NEW summer schedule!

Closing policy can be found here.

Saturday workout July 19 8-9:30AM

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5 Keys to being persistent

How do we stay on task and on the path of achieving our goal.  Our own commitment to the goal is very important but these 5 resources will help us continue – be persistent – on this path. Support – also known as cooperation of others.  Having others in our circle of influence who know what our goal is and who have similar goals can be a big support to us achieving our goal.   They can spark our imagination and encourage us in times when we are lacking motivation. Passion – also known as desire.  The strength of our desire

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MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM FEATURING BLS SUMMER CAMPERS

Balanced Life Skills enjoyed their first week of martial, visual, and performing arts this past week. Students learned focus and respect and collaborated creatively in order to depict the fairies from William Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Although they may have been depicting confusion and conflict among the fairy kingdom, these students worked together in order to create a beautiful set and make interesting staging and character choices to tell this story. The older students, playing Titania and Oberon displayed strong leadership skills by helping the younger students and overcome stage fright. Everyone cheered on their fellow actors and reached deep

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4 attacks from inside that keep us from persisting

The difference between persistence and perseverance is generally speaking persistence calls for strength and endurance from those things that attack us from within ourselves while perseverance calls for strength and endurance from attacks that come from outside ourselves.  What gets in the way of our persistence?  We will name 4 internal things that get in the way of our reaching our goals that happen to everyone – it is how we deal with it that makes the difference. The number one hindrance to persistence – FEAR.  Fear of failing, not being smart enough, success and the responsibilities that would bring,

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