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Work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between "work" (career and ambition) and "lifestyle" (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation).

Related, though broader, terms include "lifestyle calm balance" and "lifestyle choices".

So what would you call someone who has a well-balanced work and life (personal life)?

Note: "Well-balanced" may fit but it has a broader sense and has other connotations as well. A single-word noun would be preferable but can be an adjective too.

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Stable, happy, settled ? – AsG Apr 14 '14 at 4:45
or a – AsG Apr 14 '14 at 4:46
A good juggler. – moonstar2001 Apr 14 '14 at 7:49
settled seems like a good answer but there might be a better one. – ermanen Apr 14 '14 at 15:54

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(also eudemonia) a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous;a feeling of wellbeing and happiness (from, good + daimon, spirit)

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Aha! A Eudaemoniac! – andy256 Apr 14 '14 at 5:31
Living a 'juste milieu' sounds less dramatic! – Third News Apr 14 '14 at 5:37
+1 Eudaemonia and Eudaemoniac! New words for me. But I will wait for some other answers as well. – ermanen Apr 14 '14 at 15:42

A person with life in perspective.

It is usually by having a broader perspective that such people understand why and when to give each part of life it's due attention. Balance is good, in moderation.

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I think this is usually used as "to put life in perspective". Is it more like to be settled? – ermanen Apr 14 '14 at 15:53
I don't think so. Balance is dynamic, responding to changes. To be settled implies stability and little to no change. – andy256 Apr 14 '14 at 16:11

I'd call him/her a wise person. A rational, mentally-balanced person.

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