Disrupting Balance

Busting Myths & Breaking Balance

About the show

Disrupting Balance is a podcast for recovering work/life balancers finding harmony in the imbalance of work, well-being & the in between. Each episode focuses on the stories of imbalance in the lives of professional women, who learned to carve out space to find harmony in the midst of it all. From entrepreneurs and business leaders to filmmakers and creatives, there is a little bit of harmony for every woman on the journey.

Music by Solomon English


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    070: Walking Towards Wholeness and Healing with Dr. Selvi

    February 14th, 2022  |  Season 8  |  29 mins 32 secs
    crohn's disease, energetics, holistic healing
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    069: 3 Ways to Renew Your Mind for 2022

    February 7th, 2022  |  Season 8  |  21 mins
    dharma, friendships, morning routine

    Your mind is a space of possibility IF YOU TAKE PROPER CARE OF IT. After an eye-opening conversation with a good girlfriend, I realized the value in all of us working on renewing our minds. Listen to get three practical ways to begin renewing today.

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    068: Braving Through Anxiety, Transition and Being Human

    January 31st, 2022  |  Season 8  |  37 mins 55 secs
    anxiety, mental health, spirituality

    To be human is to be brave. And bravery looks and feels different for each of us. For Amy Gonzalez-Nelsen, bravery meant learning to heal through her anxiety, embrace a new identity after divorce and help others to discover their own kind of brave through her strategy called soul polishing.

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    067: Knowing When It's Time to Let Go with Shaneisha Dodson

    January 17th, 2022  |  Season 8  |  27 mins 2 secs
    cancer survivor, entrepreneur, follow your dreams
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    066: Reprogramming Your Thoughts & the Power of Brain Science to Drive Marketing

    January 7th, 2022  |  Season 7  |  45 mins 24 secs
    brain science, manifest, marketing

    Valerie Fischer is a neuro linguistic programming practitioner who understands the power of reprogramming your thoughts and elevating your marketing. The self-proclaimed dreamer and storyteller used her experiences as a child growing up poor in the Philippines to catapult her way to the C-suite and eventually launch her own coaching business focused on helping professionals with brain science selling.

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    065: How to Be Mindful with Dr. Rabia Subhani

    January 3rd, 2022  |  Season 7  |  35 mins 44 secs
    mindfulness, neuropsychology, self-compassion

    Dr. Rabia Subhani is a trained pediatric neuropsychologist who learned through her own personal experiences the value of self-compassion and mindfulness in the midst of life's curve balls. Listen to get pointers on how she guided herself and clients through the unexpected into a place of mindfulness.

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    064: The Power of Blind Faith with Anna Gonzalez

    December 27th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  30 mins 18 secs
    blind faith, covid, spiritual medicine

    Don't miss this end of year check-in with former guest Anna Gonzalez. In the midst of all that is going on with the pandemic, Anna has been able to power forward through relocation, family illness and job transition.

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    063: Sit Down, Be Humble: Practicing Humility is Not What You Think

    November 15th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  12 mins 1 sec
    grateful, holiday, how to, humility

    So what's the big deal about humility? The big deal is that being humble is the gateway to gratitude and overall peace. Without it, you are left to the devices of your ego...and that is never a safe guarantee. Listen to learn three ways to begin practicing humility.

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    062: Overcoming Anxiety and Stepping into the Flow of Your Calling with Dr. Robyn Graham

    November 8th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  34 mins 8 secs
    anxiety, brand strategy, career pivot

    Dr. Robyn Graham is standing at the core of her life's calling. The former pharmacist turned photographer, brand strategist, coach and soon-to-be author, is flowing in the self-discovery of her second phase. At a very young age, Robyn had a vision for her life. Though severe bouts of anxiety slowed her down, it did not stop Robyn from pursuing God's nudges. Robyn talks personal branding, overcoming anxiety and managing the Ferris wheel of negative thoughts.

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    061: Unhearing Ugly: Shifting From a Mindset of Lack to Abundance

    November 1st, 2021  |  Season 7  |  16 mins 4 secs
    abundance, coaching, mindset

    A mindset of lack is tied directly to feelings as a result of an external trigger. If you were told you were ugly or dumb, it is hard to unhear the words so that you can believe something different. Your identity becomes rooted in a place of lack - lack of physical beauty or intellect. Learn to unhear your negative triggers by following this simple method each day.

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    060: Surviving Womanhood: Finding Harmony After Abandonment, Addiction and Grief

    October 25th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  37 mins 50 secs
    addiction, healing, trauma

    How do you begin to fathom finding harmony when your life is falling apart before it even begins? For Leah Forney, the early stages of her journey were fraught with imbalance and hardship. Born addicted to drugs to two addicted parents, being raised by her grandmother, fighting her own addictions and being sexually assaulted seemed like so much to bear until she decided to free herself from the cycle of generational trauma.

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    059: The Imbalance in Disrupting Yourself: 5 Ways to Get Out of Your Own Way

    October 18th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  13 mins 11 secs
    five tips, how to disrupt, personal growth

    “Disruption is designed to realign us, elevate us, and propel us to become a stronger version of ourselves.” If you don't do it for yourself, someone will do it for you. Find out how you can begin your own disruption process.

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    058: The Imbalance in Bicontinental Parenting: Navigating Motherhood and Identity

    October 11th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 41 secs
    expat, relocation, special needs parenting

    Growing up in apartheid South Africa, raising a special needs child and having to move across the globe during a global pandemic caused a major shift in Suzanne Daniels' life. The single mother and lawyer is learning so much from her life in America and from her visually disabled daughter, who has helped her to understand that nothing is impossible.

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    057: The Imbalance in Things Falling Apart: How It All Falls Into Place

    October 4th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  9 mins 46 secs
    acceptance, patience, visualization

    It's Fall, y'all. Like the trees shedding their leaves, we are shedding the things that no longer serve us. And when things fall apart, it can be traumatic and disruptive. If you allow it all to fall gracefully however, it will eventually all fall into place.

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    056: The Imbalance of Loss: Arising From Grief and Getting Real with God

    September 27th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  36 mins 53 secs
    community, educator, loss

    Monica Goree is like a phoenix who has risen from the ashes of divorce and death. In a span of four years, she lost her father, her marriage and her mother. In the midst of her grief, she found solace and sobering in the power of prayer through journaling and the love and support of her immediate community. Monica was able to arise from imbalance of loss by choosing life and ended up accomplishing her lifelong goal of becoming a principal.

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    055: Are You in Position to Execute on Your Vision?

    September 20th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  15 mins 31 secs
    future, position, vision

    Once you see the vision, you have to do the work for it manifest. Often times, you do yourself a disservice by focusing on how others are manifesting and attempting to be a carbon copy. But you are an original who requires a process unique to your needs and desires. That process is key to you getting in position to execute on the vision.