Live Without Pretending – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

I was invited to be a part of Studio 5’s roll out on this month’s fabulous theme, “Live Without Pretending.” Check out this funny and poignant look at being more authentic from six Studio 5 contributors. Enjoy! Connie P.S. Check out short Blooper Reel from the film shoot!

Live Happy with a New Life Plan – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

  Creating a powerful Life Plan is simple and effective to living a more fulfilling and productive life. Author, Connie Sokol explains how to make it happen in three easy steps. In a nutshell, a Life Plan is a brief blueprint of your ideal life. It’s pretending you’re 95 and looking back on your life…

Simplify & Savor the Season – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Winding down to the magical Christmas Eve and you still feel there’s too much on your to-do list? Stop. Breathe. And trim your pursuits while you trim the tree. Life Coach and Author Connie Sokol shares one simple formula that will simplify your holiday season. Winding down to the magical Christmas Eve and you still…

Guilt Over Formula Feeding? – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

  Moms will always have to make the choice to either breastfeed or bottle feed. But do we judge each other for those decisions? Christy Porucznik with the La Leche League of Salt Lake City and Life Coach Connie Sokol discuss breastfeeding, formula feeding and other parenting issues.

Parenting Buzzwords – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Change your child’s behavior with just one word!  Author and Life Coach Connie Sokol shares the benefits of parenting buzz words. When one of my sons was about three, he had a tendency to take off like a shot. One day as I stood talking with neighbors in front of our home, he turned and…

Sane Summer Fun – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Stay sane this summer with tips from author and mother of six, Connie Sokol. It’s that time again—popsicles, playtime, and perpetually tired moms trying to find the balance between fun and functional. Here are a few tips to do both! #1. Establish a morning routine. At the end of school, give your children a few days…

The Easiest Filing System – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

If you’re like most women, the word “file” makes you shudder and reach for the cheesecake. Life Coach and Author Connie Sokol shares a 4-step approach she calls “the easiest filing system ever!” If you’re like most women, the word “file” makes you shudder and reach for the cheesecake. But messy files and lost documents…

Changing Your Child’s Responses – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

From a stubborn toddler, to a sarcastic teenager – dealing with a difficult child starts with you. Life Coach and Author Connie Sokol shares ways to change your child’s responses. When frustrated by a difficult child, changing their response could be easier than you think. 1. Learn your child’s love language. Author Gary Chapman says the…

Working with A Spouse’s Timeline – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Have you ever asked your spouse to do something – and then spent the next decade of your life waiting for it to actually happen? From relationship goals, to the honey-do list, life coach Connie Sokol shares a patient approach to working with your significant others timeline. Knowing a few coping skills in marriage—including the…

Balancing Womanhood and Motherhood – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Women are busy. Women are stressed. Women are stretched. So when was the last time you stopped to really appreciate the role of being a woman? Life Coach and Author Connie Sokol shares how to balance womanhood with motherhood. Every day we mothers run to and fro but without thinking do we really need to?…

Simplify the Season – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

If the holidays bring too much stress and not enough joy, maybe it’s time to try a simpler approach. Connie Sokol, shares simple tips to create a meaningful, memorable holiday season. Remember what you received last year from Uncle Bob or Aunt Lulu? Or gave them? Maybe not. And that’s good news, because this year…

Making Mealtimes Work for Your Family – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Overscheduled families are struggling to find quality time at the kitchen table – but the benefits are immediate and long-lasting. If you don’t have a Facebook Account, CLICK HERE to get the packet.  Or go to Back to Basics Facebook page and click on the Notes tab on the left side of the page or CLICK HERE for a…

Dealing with Motherhood Guilt – KSL Studio 5 Video Segment

Whether it comes from our children, our spouse, or the PTA chair, it’s guaranteed as a mother we’re going to feel guilty about something. Life Coach and author Connie Sokol shares how to avoid three guilt traps with effective self-questions. The Guilt Sponge. We’re human so we will make mistakes. Healthy guilt helps us realize when…