The Balanced Life podcast is a place for honest conversations about what it REALLY looks like to find a sense of balance in the midst of busy lives. Each week I interview women who appear to be "doing it all." We get real and practical to reveal what they DO and perhaps more importantly, what they DON'T do, to find their own unique sense of balance. We talk health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. Tune in to see how others are making it work and gain practical insights on what it means to create a healthy, happy, uniquely balanced life.
When it comes to our health, we all have beliefs that may be holding us back from being the healthiest versions of ourselves. Sometimes we have to learn from those mistakes to grow, but sometimes we get an outside perspective so that we don’t have to make the same mistakes.
Today, Robin Long shares the biggest mistakes she’s made in her fitness journey and how to positively connect with your body to improve your physical and mental health.
Today's guest, Tina Lifford, is not only a critically acclaimed Hollywood actress from Parenthood and Queen Sugar but is also the CEO of the Inner-Fitness Project. The Inner-Fitness Project gives people the strategies and tools they need in order to properly self-reflect and create awareness within themselves.
Join Robin in this fascinating episode to learn more about how to interrupt old thought patterns and exercise your internal choices.
While many of us are currently staying home and being forced to slow down, it isn’t going to last forever. Learning how to avoid the “go-go-go” in our daily lives is vital to avoid burnout. We’re conditioned to think that more is better, but sometimes it comes at the expense of our health.
Today, Robin shares how we can prevent reaching this place of burnout and jeopardizing our health and goals. Listen in to learn more about how you can optimize your wellness, increase productivity, and avoid b
Today, we're taking a peek behind the scenes in the life of Laura Tremaine, a writer, podcaster, wife, and mom living in Los Angeles. Laura brings a great deal of depth to the online space, with her honest conversations about the real things in life that truly matter. In today's episode, she talks about her life, about juggling motherhood and working, and she discusses her experience with and her passion for Pilates. Be sure to tune in, to hear our frank and sincere conversation with Laura.
Are you also working from home now? If so, how have you been coping with the change? There are so many people working unexpectedly from home at the moment, so today, we decided to create a fun, bonus episode for you, to talk about what it’s like to work from home in the longer-term. Because staying at home can be awesome, but it’s not without its challenges. Listen in today, to hear what Becky, Elizabeth, Jaclyn, Martha, Jordin, and Susan have to share.
Are you coping with working at home and taking care of your kids? And are you finding the time to practice some self-care as well? We all find ourselves in different situations right now. Although there are a lot of similarities with what we’re experiencing, there are a lot of differences too. Today’s episode is both personal and practical. Robin shares the shifts that she and her family have made to thrive in this unique and unprecedented season.
We often overcomplicate exercise and eating healthy, but finding a balanced routine that benefits and compliments your individual needs doesn’t have to be difficult. In this conversation, April Perry interviews Robin Long on how to create an optimal health routine and integrating habits that honor your season of life.
Robin discusses how to build strength in all areas of life by using small wins to motivate and build confidence, as well as many other tips you can implement into your own daily routine.
In today’s interview with Hitha Palepu, a mother, blogger, entrepreneur, and author, she shares how she finds balance in her daily tasks through establishing productive morning habits, resetting self-expectations, and consuming media without letting it control her emotions.
She also discusses what it means to be an active angel investor and how you can get involved. Join Robin Long in this inspiring conversation to unpack more of Hitha’s approach to living a fulfilling life.
Being your healthiest, happiest, and strongest self doesn’t have to be complicated. When approaching our goals, we often look at what we want as “too big” before we even break it down into little steps.
In today’s episode, Robin Long discusses how you can do the things you need to do in order to feel the way you want to in a simple and applicable way. Join Robin in this episode to learn how you can break down your goals to feel the way you want every day!
In this episode, Robin Long shares her top tips to help you stay consistent and relieve the pressure of perfectionism. Robin talks about being realistic with your goals in a way that will set you up for success. Join Robin in this motivating episode to learn more about how you can build consistency and accountability into your day-to-day life.
Kat Harris, full-time photographer and founder of the Refined Woman, is the poster-child for this philosophy. In this conversation with Robin Long, she shares how showing up in uncertainty has not only helped her find her purpose and career but built a community of friends and changed her dating life. If you want more insight on how you can show up in your own life to create a life that reflects your goals and passions, tune into this juicy interview.
Whether setting goals is your best friend or worst enemy, we all have ambitions and aspirations for the type of person we want to be. The only thing that has to change in order for us to reach those goals, is ourselves.
We often feel limited to follow one dream, one lifestyle, or one career path, but Shunta Grant is a vibrant example of why that doesn’t have to be the case. As Shunta likes to say, she wears many shoes, and she wears them well!
Today, Robin Long shares her vision for the 2020 season of The Balanced Life, her evaluation process for moving forward, and how you can use her guide to create a clear vision for yourself in 2020. Robin talks about how to use self-reflection as a tool for growth and the importance of taking time to set yourself up for success.
This week’s interview is with highly anticipated and requested guest, Matt Long. Matt Long is husband and other half to Robin’s balanced life. In this episode, Matt and Robin share how they balance health, marriage, and kids during this season of life.
Finances play a huge role in our day-to-day life and where we choose to focus our money is important. Today’s guest, Natalie Taylor, is a financial planner who emphasizes how to spend money and live life in a way that aligns with your core values. Natalie shares how she transitioned from life in corporate to work from home, the struggles that can often accompany those transitions, and the fulfillment she’s found in her journey.
Jesse Coulter is an Austin local, mom, wife, lifestyle blogger, and works in Marketing for IBM. Jesse shares how she juggles all the different aspects of her life, along with tips and strategies you can implement in your own busy schedule. Jesse also shares the struggles with marriage, finances, and burnout that often accompany chaotic seasons. This raw, honest, and vulnerable interview with Jesse and your host, Robin Long, has a little bit of something for everyone.
It’s important for us to find unique, and interesting ways to bring awareness of relevant topics to our children. Today’s guest, Dorena Williamson, has published a collection of colorful, and beautifully diverse children’s books to empower and educate today’s youth.
In this wisdom packed episode, Laura shares how her career has evolved and the many tidbits of knowledge she’s acquired throughout her journey. You won’t want to miss this conversation with your host, Robin Long, about developing emotional intelligence, living for small moments of love, along with tricks to make mornings with kids easier.
In this solo episode, Robin covers every aspect of life from her morning routine to taking care of her children. She shares her journey of learning to connect with her body in a positive and healthy way, how counseling has boosted her confidence and her marriage, and how she sets boundaries on social media. To hear Robin’s life, health, and marriage advice tune into this episode of The Balanced Life.
In this interview, Tiffany Lee Bymaster gets vulnerable about her career and health journey and the impact exercise has had on her life. She talks about dealing with burnout, how passion can sometimes be toxic, and not waiting for opportunities to come to you. Join Robin Long in this exciting, abundant episode for tangible advice you can apply to your own life and career.
Natalie Borton is a minimalist, California inspired jewelry designer, along with being a wife, mother, and blogger. Natalie shares how she balances all of the different aspects of life and how she has created a sense of self-awareness to guide her through all of the chaos. Join Robin Long in this abundant episode for more insightful tips and a dose of wisdom.
Ashlee may not make her bed, volunteer at every school event, or keep her kid's hair Met-Gala ready, but she does manage email like a boss, use her gifts to encourage women, and mother 3 amazing children.
It’s easy to create unrealistic expectations when it seems like everyone around you has it figured out but you. Today, Jessica Honegger shares her own personal journey with comparison as a mother, wife, and entrepreneur. Jessica not only stays actively involved with her 3 children but balances her businesses, Noonday Collection, and the Going Scared Podcast, and recently released a book, The Imperfect Courage.
Today’s interview is filled to the brim with insightful and enlightening conversation. Lara Casey is a wife, mom of 3, and entrepreneur, with a countercultural take on life and business. She is the CEO of Cultivate What Matters, a business that helps individuals uncover what matters to them and make an action plan to attain their goals. Lara uses the tactics she implements in her work into her daily life and has created strategies that help her juggle homeschooling, work, and motherhood.
This conversation with Renee Hahnel is packed full of encouragement and powerful reminders to help us make each day the best we can. Renee is an Australian travel photographer, blogger, and newly published author with an unconventional perspective on how to live a wholesome and fulfilling life.
In this episode, Monique Melton shares how she has personally let go of the pressure of perfection in her own life and how she’s changed her mindset to commit to her family and personal needs, not societal obligations. She also talks about how she has redefined motherhood for herself and established a better relationship with the gym, all while being an entrepreneur.
Danielle Walker started her grain free journey in 2007 when she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and was forced to make a major lifestyle and diet shifts. She has found a way to live functionally and comfortably with her disease, all while juggling being a mom, and sharing her healing tips with the world.
Today’s guest, Allie Casazza, is a Mom, entrepreneur, and podcast host with a plethora of practical tips to help you juggle the chaos. She shares her own tactics to prioritize health, learn to use intuition to lean into different seasons, and overcome the pressure of not being enough. Join Robin Long in this interview for how you can evaluate your own life and strategically plan for success.
We’ve all reached the end of a day without feeling like we’ve reached all of our goals. Sometimes it simply feels like we don’t have enough time to do everything we need to - that’s why Jasmine utilizes the art of time stamping.
Carly Jean is an entrepreneur, an artist, a visionary, but most importantly, she’s a wife and a mom to 4 wonderful children. Today, Carly shares her tactics to delegate life as a business owner and a parent by creating a cohesive vision for your life.
If you find yourself craving more authenticity and real conversations in your life, then you've come to the right place. I'm Robin and I'm a Pilates instructor. I live in Santa Barbara, CA and I'm a Mom of 4.
My life is as crazy as it sounds, but that's pretty much why I am here. I decided to start this podcast as a way to have a more honest approach to what our lives look like. We'll look at the good, the bad, the failures and the successes; and all along the way we will celebrate you.