3) Balance your mind. James Donovan Goldman : the source for more info. The key to balance is all in your head. Begin to think differently! So many lawyers feel guilty about focusing on the balance between life and who believe that taking time for themselves outside of work ... is an unproductive use of time. I'll tell you what I tell my clients Get over it! Most often, we treat our cars better than we treat ourselves. What is the first thing I do when we realize our car is low on gas? We fill our tanks! Well, live a balanced life is about filling your tank.