321 episodes

Brilliant Balance is a podcast for working women who are ready to shine. Each week we will discuss ideas, inspiration, and insight on balance, business, and getting it all done gracefully. Are you ready? Let's be brilliant.

Brilliant Balance Cherylanne Skolnicki

    • Business
    • 4.9 ‚ÄĘ 337 Ratings

Brilliant Balance is a podcast for working women who are ready to shine. Each week we will discuss ideas, inspiration, and insight on balance, business, and getting it all done gracefully. Are you ready? Let's be brilliant.

    Gifting without Regret: Smart Strategies for your Heart and your Wallet

    Gifting without Regret: Smart Strategies for your Heart and your Wallet

    In this episode, Cherylanne tackles the often stressful topic of holiday gifting. With the season in full swing, she offers practical strategies to help you navigate the complexities of gift-giving in a way that's both mindful and budget-friendly.
    Cherylanne emphasizes the importance of avoiding ‚Äúdebt and regret‚ÄĚ when it comes to gifting, as well as the overwhelming clutter that can accompany the holidays. She provides practical tips such as having a master gift plan, knowing your numbers, and giving what she calls ‚Äúdisappearing‚ÄĚ gifts.¬†
    Tune in to discover how you can make your gifting experience memorable, meaningful, and guilt-free. It’s all about balance.
    Show Highlights Include:
    Learn to avoid regret by making thoughtful gift-buying choices [00:01:38] How can you avoid clutter overload during the holiday season? [00:03:08] Learn how to create a comprehensive gift plan that helps you stay organized and on budget [00:04:27] Explore strategies for determining the number of gifts per person and establishing a budget for holiday shopping [00:06:42] Declutter your life and make room for joy with these space-saving gift ideas [00:13:11] How can you make gifts memorable and meaningful? [00:17:42] Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/cskolnicki
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 

    • 20 min
    Staying on Track: Holiday Food and Fitness Tips for Working Moms

    Staying on Track: Holiday Food and Fitness Tips for Working Moms

    The holidays are a time for family, friends, and festive cheer. But for many busy moms, it can also be a time of stress, overindulgence, and disrupted routines. Looking for practical tips on navigating the holidays while staying on track with your health and wellness goals? This episode is for you.
    Get ready to feel inspired and empowered as Cherylanne helps you create a healthy and enjoyable holiday season that is brilliantly balanced!
    Show Highlights Include:
    Managing treats and activities during the holiday season and the pressure they can put on your food and fitness routine [00:01:38] How to prioritize a middle-ground approach, even when you love food [00:02:14] Learn the importance of setting reasonable goals to maintain a sense of balance during the holiday season [00:04:28] Discover the benefits of creating a consistent routine to support your overall well-being during the holidays [00:07:01] Explore the concept of minimum viable dose and how to apply it to your workouts [00:10:31] How repeating a routine can reduce your cognitive load and put healthy habits on auto-pilot [00:15:01] Learn how maintaining a baseline of healthy eating and fitness habits allows you to find joy in special indulgences [00:16:59] The force multiplier for staying on track [00:20:47]  Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/cskolnicki
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 

    • 22 min
    Streamlining the Season: Strategies for Professional Moms to Handle Holiday To-Dos

    Streamlining the Season: Strategies for Professional Moms to Handle Holiday To-Dos

    In today’s episode, Cherylanne shares strategies to help busy professional moms to handle holiday to-dos. This kicks off a series of holiday episodes that will carry you from here to the New Year with more ease and more joy.
    As the holiday season approaches, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the tasks that need to be done. But fear not, Cherylanne has some ideas to streamline your schedule and make this season more joyful. 
    From discovering what you hold sacred, to creating a holiday roadmap, to strategies for outsourcing and simplifying, she covers it all. 
    Discover how to handle the holiday hustle with grace and balance. Stay tuned for more episodes in this series, where we'll explore healthy eating, fitness tips, gift giving, and finding calm amidst the chaos. 
    Let's make this holiday season one to remember. Let's be brilliant.
    Show Highlights Include:
    The nostalgia of early Holiday traditions  [00:03:05] How will you plan for the weeks ahead?  [00:04:39] What is at the center of your season?  [00:05:22] Are you struggling to manage holiday commitments?  [00:07:00] Do this and stop spreading yourself too thin  [00:10:15] Discover how to shorten your list  [00:12:30:00] Who can do what you can't?  [00:14:36] How to simplify and save time  [00:16:30]   It’s ok to be a little less perfect  [00:19:30] This will bring you more joy this magical season  [00:20:44] Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/cskolnicki
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 

    • 23 min
    Mindful Motherhood: Proven Strategies for Reducing Stress

    Mindful Motherhood: Proven Strategies for Reducing Stress

    In today's episode, Cherylanne shares powerful techniques to help mothers reduce stress and find more balance in their lives. 
    With practical strategies and expert advice, she discusses how mindful prioritization, single tasking, and mindful transitions can make a significant impact on stress levels. 
    We will discuss the world of mindfulness and discover proven strategies to create a more peaceful and fulfilling motherhood journey. 
    Stay tuned for actionable tips and insights that will leave you feeling empowered and ready to reduce stress in your own life. 
    Let's get started!
    Show Highlights Include:
    Mom Overwhelm: Are we cracking under pressure?  [00:00:51] What is mindfulness?  [00:04:35] Maximize your energy and time: Time and body hacks for working moms  [00:07:46] The power of single-tasking  [00:12:24] How to shift gears and show up intentionally  [00:14:29] How can brief reflection enhance your calendar?  [00:18:05] Can you change your state without overthinking?  [00:18:45] Discover these body-centric practices for clarity, focus, and calm  [00:19:25] Clear your mind and embrace your body  [00:27:16] Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/cskolnicki
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 

    • 30 min
    Finding your People: Reflections from the Brilliant Balance Retreat

    Finding your People: Reflections from the Brilliant Balance Retreat

    Feeling lonely or isolated while juggling the demands of work and family? We've got you covered in today's episode of the Brilliant Balance show. Join Cherylanne Skolnicki as she reveals the remarkable impact of finding your people and the power of community. 
    Get ready for insights, inspiration, and data that highlight the importance of social connections in our lives. Plus, you won't want to miss the strategies recommended by the US Surgeon General to build a healthier and more connected society. 
    Tune in now to dive deep into this essential topic and find out how you can create your own support system or join the one within Brilliant Balance. Let's be brilliant together!
    Show Highlights Include:
    Discover one secret to finding work-life balance  [00:02:07] Learn tips to live a healthier, more connected life  [00:04:37] Discover the power of institutions and community programs to mitigate loneliness [00:06:20] How to foster connection and combat loneliness?   [00:07:02] Find out how technology impacts your relationships  [00:08:06] Discover the power of a buzzing community and unlock possibilities with Brilliant Balance  [00:13:44] How to connect with like-minded women  [00:15:15] Discover the power of a supportive circle  [00:19:46] What happens when coaching becomes interactive?   [00:22:45]
    Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/cskolnicki
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 
    References: https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/surgeon-general-social-connection-advisory.pdf

    • 24 min
    Stop Saying "I Have No Choice" (Encore episode)

    Stop Saying "I Have No Choice" (Encore episode)

    In this encore episode, we'll explore the power of our choices and challenge the belief that we don't have options. Cherylanne shares insights on how recognizing our choices can empower us to create change in our lives and find greater fulfillment. 
    So grab a beverage, get comfortable, and let's dive into the world of choices together. 
    Are you ready to be brilliant? Let's go!
    Show Highlights Include:
    Discover the surprising power of choice in your life  [00:03:06]  Explore the hidden choices you may have been overlooking  [00:04:49]  Uncover the consequences of not taking ownership of your choices  [00:08:00]  Endless workday, but is it worth it?  [00:14:33]  How choices can empower you and start challenging outdated patterns  [00:19:00]  Get uncomfortable and expand your perspective  [00:20:48]  Interested in coaching with Brilliant Balance? Schedule an exploratory call here: www.brilliant-balance.com/schedule 
    Subscribe to The Brilliant Balance Weekly and we’ll deliver it to your digital doorstep each Tuesday: www.brilliant-balance.com/weekly 
    Need a few moments of peace? Listen to our free 5-Minute Meditation: www.brilliant-balance.com/breathe/ 
    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/brilliant_balance 
    Join our private Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/281949848958057 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
337 Ratings

337 Ratings

Mischa-Z ,

Master of your craft!

Great tips on how to stop doing to much!
compare mode. The comparison trap.

Control. Haven’t learned to let control. The level of detail that you give someone who may you do your shopping for you.

Uncomfortable feelings come up if you say no. Guilt. Judgment. Fomo.

Pam_Moore ,

Refreshing and insightful

Cherylanne consistently brings insights, reflections, and inspiration, whether she’s doing a solo episode or interviewing a guest. This show is a much needed breath of fresh air for this solopreneur mom!

Lil'Lou1999 ,

Episode 286- Finish lines

This will be an episode that I revisit often. Excellent ways to view finish lines! Thank you Cherylanne for another purpose filled episode

Top Podcasts In Business

WaitWhat
Ramsey Network
Boston Consulting Group BCG
John Wilson
Money News Network
NPR

You Might Also Like

Kendra, The Lazy Genius
Laurie Palau
Four Eyes Media
Anna Dearmon Kornick
Christine Koh
Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger