Work+Life Harmony for Overwhelmed Women

Megan Sumrell: Time Management and Productivity Coach

Welcome to the Work+Life Harmony Podcast, where you will learn practical tips on all things time management, organization and productivity for women. Are you feeling overwhelmed, frazzled and exhausted trying to do #allthethings? Each week, you will hear practical advice, real stories, and awesome interviews from other women that are finding work+life harmony as they juggle (not balance) their lives, families, work and businesses ...without sacrificing themselves or the things they love.Youโ€™ll walk away feeling empowered and equipped to manage your time, get organized, and skyrocket your productivity! read less
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Shifting Perspectives on Menopause with Dr. Mary Claire Haver
5d ago
Shifting Perspectives on Menopause with Dr. Mary Claire Haver
Be prepared to shift the way you approach your health as we dissect the hormonal ebbs and flows that characterize menopause and their unique impact on each woman. Dr. Mary Claire Haver's expert perspective illuminates the often misunderstood physiological changes, fostering a sense of compassion and community that's as necessary as it is overdue in women's healthcare. In this episode, we cover:Insights into the stages of menopause, including perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopauseThe lack of education and recognition surrounding perimenopause, both among healthcare providers and in society in generalHow knowledge about menopause can empower not only women currently experiencing it but also future generationsConnect with Dr. Haver:Website - www.thepauselife.comTikTok - @drmaryclaireInstagram - drmaryclaire and the.galveston.dietFacebook - The Galveston Diet Mary Claire Haver, MDYouTube - Mary Claire Haver, MDLinkedIn - The 'Pause Life with Dr. Mary Claire HaverMentioned in the episode:The New Menopause: Navigating Your Path Through Hormonal Change with Purpose, Power, and Facts by Dr. Mary Claire HaverNEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
Tuning into Your Nervous System to Avoid Burnout with Michelle Grosser
Apr 2 2024
Tuning into Your Nervous System to Avoid Burnout with Michelle Grosser
Discover how to manage overwhelm and foster productivity without the descent into burnout, as I welcome Michelle Grosser, a former trial attorney turned life coach, into the fold. With a focus on the critical importance of a regulated nervous system, Michelle unravels the intricate tapestry of our internal workings.. From awareness to implementation, she arms us with three tangible tools to help steer the nervous system back on track, ensuring a harmonious blend of high efficiency and calm composure.In this episode, we cover:how our bodiesโ€™ natural fight or flight responses can leave us feeling immobile in the face of stressactionable strategies such as breathwork, mindful movement, and soothing temperature changes to signal safety to our bodies and restore cognitive and emotional functionConnect with Michelle:www.michellegrosser.com/www.instagram.com/michellegrosser.coach/www.facebook.com/groups/themotherhoodvillageMentioned in the episode:Exclusive "Heal Your Burnout" private podcast: www.michellegrosser.com/burnoutCall Mom weekly podcast: www.michellegrosser.com/podcastNEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
The Art of Delegation with Selina Johnson
Mar 19 2024
The Art of Delegation with Selina Johnson
Ever felt like there just arenโ€™t enough hours in the day? This episode promises to revolutionize your approach to time management by mastering the art of delegation. Selina Johnson, who has 20 years of operations under her belt, shares her transformative "I Love My Teamยฎ" system. It's not just about lightening your workload; itโ€™s about empowering yourself and your team for business growth and personal well-being while shattering the myth that personal involvement is the only path to efficiency.In this episode, we cover:Nuances of delegation, while shattering the myth that personal involvement is the only path to efficiency'Four Cs' of delegationโ€”communicate, clarify, command, and cultivateโ€”and why they are crucial in both your office and your living roomNurturing a team from the ground up, fostering trust, and understanding when to step backConnect with Selina:www.selinajohnson.comwww.instagram.com/iamselinajohnson/www.facebook.com/SelinaAndCowww.linkedin.com/in/selinajohnson-teambuilding/Mentioned in the episode:What's Your Delegation IQ Quizwww.selinajohnson.com/quizNEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
Sleep & Productivity with Terry Cralle from the Better Sleep Council
Feb 20 2024
Sleep & Productivity with Terry Cralle from the Better Sleep Council
Ever wondered why burning the midnight oil often leaves you less productive the next day? Let sleep expert Terry Cralle from the Better Sleep Council unlock the secrets to boosting your daily productivity simply by embracing the power of sleep. The journey towards rest and rejuvenation doesn't end with acknowledging its necessity; it's about actively enhancing it for every family member. In this episode, we share touching personal stories and strategies to help instill a nurturing bedtime routine for children, discussing why consistency and positive associations are vital for a good night's rest. In this episode, we cover:Quality sleep is essential for productivity and the impact of sleep deprivationPlanning and organizing tasks can alleviate nighttime stress and promote better sleepReframing societal attitudes toward sleep, recognizing it as a vital health habitConnect with the Better Sleep Council:www.bettersleep.orgwww.facebook.com/BetterSleepOrgwww.instagram.com/bettersleeporgNEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money ________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
The Power of Asking for Help with Teresa Rand
Jan 9 2024
The Power of Asking for Help with Teresa Rand
This week on the podcast, I welcome Teresa Rand, a seasoned professional with three decades in corporate America and the founder of the Boss Lady Community. Together, we unravel the profound impact of asking for help in achieving genuine Work+Life Harmony. Teresa's rich experiences serve as a guiding light, emphasizing the importance of challenging societal norms, embracing vulnerability, and debunking the myth of the superwoman. Tune in to discover how the often-overlooked act of seeking support can be a catalyst for positive change, in the workplace and at home.In this episode, we cover:The importance of asking for helpPractical approaches to seeking support in both personal and professional realmsGoal setting with adaptabilityConnect with Teresa:www.teresarandconsulting.com/www.instagram.com/theteresarandwww.facebook.com/trandconsulting/https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresamaxrand/The Boss Lady Podcast: www.podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-boss-lady-podcast/id1524333841NEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
How to Gain an Extra Month in Your Year
Dec 19 2023
How to Gain an Extra Month in Your Year
What if I told you that you could gain an extra month in your year? Not through magic or giving up sleep, but by taking control of the minutes and hours that slip away on your phone. In this impactful episode, I share my personal journey of clawing back nearly three weeks of my life by taming the time-eating beast that is my smartphone. In this episode, I tackle the shocking statistic that we spend an average of 38 days per year on social media, and I challenge you to consider how much of your time you are willing to sacrifice to these platforms. I don't stop there though, I offer practical tips and strategies to help you set boundaries and regain control over your phone usage. In this episode, you will:Uncover the impact of social media is having on your time and productivityLearn practical strategies for managing mobile device usageUnderstand how these strategies empower you to make conscious decisions about your timeNEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell
Revolutionizing Your Wardrobe with Color Guru Jeannie Stith
Dec 12 2023
Revolutionizing Your Wardrobe with Color Guru Jeannie Stith
Are you tired of a cluttered wardrobe with nothing to wear? Imagine opening your closet to a collection of clothes that all coordinate effortlessly, bringing out your best features. You'll learn how this dream can be a reality in my chat with Jeannie Stith where she shares her journey and the magic of how color analysis can transform your wardrobe, saving you time and reducing stress.Jeannie is the founder and CEO of Color Guru, where she matches you to your ideal color palette for clothing so that you can look beautiful and confident in your clothes, shop more simply, and create a coordinated wardrobe.   Jeannieโ€™s unique virtual color testing system and color cards have simplified choosing clothes for people in 27 countries and counting! Color Guru has been featured in Vogue, The Spark Joy Podcast, and Apartment Therapy.In this episode, we cover:Color Analysis and its Impact on ShoppingOrganizing and Streamlining the WardrobeTransitioning to a New Color PaletteTo get your color analysis, go to www.colorguru.com and use code HARMONY for 10% off. Connect with Jeannie on Instagram or TikTok @yourcolorguru NEW! Revenue Planning for Small Business Ownerswww.megansumrell.com/money ________________________________Overwhelmed? Frazzled? Tired of your calendar controlling you?You are in the right place! Sign up for this free, on-demand training and learn how to gain control of your time no matter what life throws at you!>>> https://www.megansumrell.com/freetraining ________________________________Thanks for tuning in!Megan ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿwww.megansumrell.comwww.instagram.com/megansumrellwww.youtube.com/@WorkLifeHarmonyPodcastwww.linkedin.com/in/msumrell