University of Idaho - I Banner

Visit UI

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Student Life

Fill your college experience with memories and connections that will define you as an individual and empower you for a lifetime. Explore

Parents on campus during orientation

Parent Newsletter

Keep up on campus events and information involving your Vandal student. Sign Up

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Join Today

UI Extension Publications and Multimedia


Balanced Living

Product Details
Product Code: 6001
ECS 006
Pub. Date: 2010
Last Reviewed: 2015

Order now >

Price: $35.00

This wellness curriculum designed for busy adults allows instructors to teach a range of skills for balanced living. Your clientele will gain knowledge and skills for managing time and stress, eating mindfully, getting enough exercise, and sleeping well.

The CD comes with what you need to advertise, teach, and evaluate five 1-hour units: flyer and email announcement, PowerPoint slideshow with narration for each unit, participant handouts and worksheets to photocopy, participant evaluation for each unit and for the series.

Units can be taught as stand-alone classes or as a series:

Unit 1: Manage Your Time
  • Determining and evaluating your priorities
  • Managing your time
  • Simplifying your life

Unit 2: Manage Your Stress
  • Identifying the symptoms and sources of stress in your life
  • Evaluating your stress
  • Developing effective strategies for coping with stress in your life

Unit 3: Feed Your Body
  • Feeding your body mindfully
  • Rejecting dieting for weight loss
  • Nurturing your body

Unit 4: Move Your Body
  • Evaluating your level of physical activity
  • Identifying the basics of physical activity
  • Developing realistic strategies for being physically active
  • Overcoming physical activity barriers

Unit 5: Rest Your Body
  • Assessing your sleep
  • Sleep basics
  • Tips for better sleeping
  • Symptoms of common sleep disorders

Authors: Laura Sant and Marnie Spencer

Winner of the 2012 Educational Curriculum Award from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.


Related Categories

University of Idaho Extension


Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046



Barbara Petty