The importance of a balanced life. One of the most difficult things to achieve in the American culture is the attainment of balance. However, social engagements beyond the screens of desktops, laptops, and mobile devices is key to find happiness and fulfillment. The easy and most rewarding ways is to invest time into the relationships you have now like family and friends. Make the effort to spend quality time with loved ones even is it is as little as 30 min to 1 hour. The rewards will be a healthier mind and perspective.