A Women’s Influence

Because my Studio 5 segment this week is on female influence, I’ve been thinking a good deal about it. Beautifully, I remembered this lovely book called A Walk on the Beach by Joan Anderson. It’s the true story of an unexpected friendship between Joan and Joan Erikson (the wife of pioneer psychoanalyst Erik Erikson) when…

Look Great Without Loosing Weight

Don’t miss the FREE Download Revealing… The 10 Ways to Look Great WITHOUT Losing Weight! You can find it on the front page at conniesokol/studio5.com. Click on “Get Your FREE Download Now.” Enjoy!

Get Unstuck!

Last month I had the privilege of life coaching a dear friend. Because she has nine children and I have seven, we spent the hour by phone with her in a church parking lot and me entertaining my toddler with a new train track configuration. Where there’s a will… Meanwhile, this amazing woman is fabulous…

Get Fit? Easy as 1-2-3

Want to lose weight, get in better shape, or control those eat-a-whole-fudge cake urges? This month join us on Connie’s Corner for tips on everything from how to create healthy habits to making your ideal Life Plan. Meanwhile, to lose weight (or achieve any goal) we need to create fresh routines or grooves (neural and…

Gear up for Change! + Book Club Discounts

Welcome to the new year! It’s a fresh year and a clean slate. Who do you want become? What do you want to let go? How do you want your life to have changed in 12 months? Let help you answer those questions. I’ll share about creating a Life Plan, changing personal habits, and using Holy…

Make a Life Change in 2015

Ready for what you REALLY wanted under the tree? Make a life change in 2015, and purchase either a Fresh Start, Fabulous You kit, or the Get Fit & Fabulous kit. Grab a friend if you like and join us in January to make the life change of your choice. We’ll help you! Click here for…

The Holiest of Nights…

It’s finally here. For weeks it’s been building–the excitement of the children, the joy of serving loved ones and strangers, the sacred opportunity to know Him better. As we approach the holiest of all nights of the year, I hope we can be present. That we can open our hearts and receive the feeling of…

Studio 5 Segment “Christmas Gifts from the Heart”

Check out Connie’s Studio 5 segment on “Christmas Gifts from the Heart“: Peace, Love, and Joy. Want to make a fresh start this new year? Check out these two kits that can help! Fresh Start, Fabulous You Kit: Jumpstart positive life changes as you create direction, feel fit and fabulous, get organized and more! Achieve 8…

What to ponder? + BYU Radio interview

As I read in the Bible in Luke this past week, one of my favorite lines popped in bold relief yet again: “But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.” From surprising little scripture, we know important things about Mary. We know that she loved the Lord, was willing and obedient…

Connie on The Matt Townsend Show

Don’t miss Connie’s interview on The Matt Townsend Show on BYU RADIO: Dr. Matt Townsend is going to bring you “the good life” this holiday season! Join him to learn about holiday schedules, hosting, food, and more—we’ll even hear from Simplify and Savor the Season author Connie Sokol. Click here to download.

Got Christmas hope?

One of the beautiful feelings at Christmas time is that of hope. I think of so many people in scripture who sought for the Savior, hoping against hope He could open their eyes, bind up their wounds, and heal their hurts. He still gives us these gifts today, if we seek them, and receive them….

Good Deeds Manger–Got One?

Want help in having a more Christ-centered Christmas? My friend, Darcy Powell, has created the Good Deeds Manger to encourage more love and service as a family. Check it out here! With the recent release of “THE LAST STRAW” on DVD, THE GOOD DEEDS MANGER NATIVITY SET is a perfect companion gift for Christmas! Earn a…

Day 41: He Loved Wisely

Each year both as a family on our website, we attempt to focus more fully on the “reason for the season.” Our hope is along with the merriment found in the traditional Christmas hustle and bustle, that we focus on and feel the peace, love, and joy of the Savior. In my daily devotional book, 40…

#ConnieChat and KSL Segments

I loved our very first #conniechat LIVE on Facebook, and it was so much fun! Lots of talk about simplifying the holiday season. Thank you to all of you who joined us! If you missed it, click here. This is going to be a regular monthly occurrence on the Back to Basics Facebook page, so be sure…

Connie is LIVE on Facebook each Month!

        Don’t forget that Connie is available for LIVE chat every month on Facebook. So exciting! If you can’t make it at the 1pm time slot, but have questions for her, leave them on Facebook, or as a comment on this post and she will answer them during her one hour LIVE chat….