In coaching, the concept of a “balance wheel” refers to a visual representation of the different areas of a person’s life that require attention and balance. The balance wheel is typically divided into several sections, each representing a different aspect of a person’s life, such as health, career, relationships, finances, personal growth, and spirituality.
The idea behind the balance wheel is that by evaluating each area of one’s life and identifying which areas are thriving and which areas require more attention, a person can create a more balanced and fulfilling life. Coaches often use the balance wheel as a tool to help their clients assess their overall level of satisfaction and identify areas where they need to focus their attention and energy to improve their overall well-being.
To use the balance wheel, a coach may ask their client to rate each section of the wheel on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being completely unsatisfied and 10 being completely satisfied. This can help the coach and client identify areas where the client is doing well and areas where they need to focus their attention. Once the areas of focus have been identified, the coach and client can work together to develop a plan for improving the areas of the client’s life that are not as fulfilling or balanced.