Are You Tired, Irritable, Stressed Out? Then this is for you…

Are you tired, irritable, stressed out? Then this revolutionary drug is for you. You’ve no doubt seen many drug commercials, but none like this.  Promises to improve your health and well-being.   It’s actually an awesome spoof on drug commercials that promotes spending time in nature to improve your well being.  “Prescription-strength Nature”  can reduce cynicism, meaninglessness, … Read more…

Make a Yearly Bucket List Instead of Resolutions

Every year we are encouraged to make New Year’s resolutions. Usually they involve improving health by eliminating bad habits or creating healthy ones. A high percentage of resolutions are broken by February. Last year I tried something different. I decided to create a small bucket list of things I wanted to do before the year … Read more…

How to Save $23k in a Year by Budgeting ~ with Rosemarie Groner, the Busy Budgeter

Rosemarie Groner, the Busy Budgeter

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep11.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode, Hope and Sarah interview Rosemarie Groner from BusyBudgeter.com. Rosemarie tells us how she saved over $23,000 in one year by budgeting and tracking her spending.  She has since saved much more.  She tells us how budgeting has helped her maintain balance … Read more…

How to Make Time for Yourself – Podcast Episode 10

How to Make Time for Yourself

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep10.mp3.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  In this episode, Sarah and Hope talk about the importance of making time for yourself and some tips on how to do it. Join the conversation: What tips do you have on making time for yourself? Share your answer of Facebook. Thanks for Listening! … Read more…

How to Stay Positive when Bad Things Happen ~ Podcast Episode 9

How to Stay Positive When Bad Things Happen

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep09.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  In this episode, Sarah and Hope discuss how to stay positive when things just keep going wrong.   Join the conversation: What tips do you have on staying positive during hard times? Share your answer of Facebook. Thanks for Listening! If you enjoyed this … Read more…

How to Maintain Life Balance with Our Daily Planner ~ Podcast Episode 8

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep08.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  In this episode, we introduce our new life balance daily planner and discuss how it helps us create and maintain life balance. This planner incorporates time blocking, food and exercise tracker, task prioritizing and more. Helpful Resources:  Strive for Balance Daily Planner Join the conversation: … Read more…

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others – Podcast Episode 7

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep07.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  Are you continually comparing yourself to others?  You need to stop! Comparing yourself to others causes stress, anxiety, unhappiness and even depression.  So why do it? Listen to us discuss ways to stop the habit of comparing. Helpful Resources: Teddy Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the … Read more…

How to Manage Your Paperwork – Podcast Episode 6

How to Manage Your Paperwork

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep06.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  In this episode we discuss how to manage and organize your paperwork… bills, mail, school paperwork etc. Join the conversation: How do you manage your papers? Share your answer on Facebook. Helpful Resources: Evernote – Get organized with Evernote.  Write notes, checklists, save and organize … Read more…

How to Find Time for Healthy Habits – Podcast Episode 5

How to Find Time for Healthy Habits

http://media.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/p/content.blubrry.com/striveforbalance/SFBep05.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  In this episode, we discuss how to find time for healthy habits such as exercise and eating right. Too often people use the excuse of “I don’t have time for that!” But if we take a look at how we are using our time … Read more…