Balance Redefined Radio EP: 41 How Not to Get Sucked into the Less Than Vortex

[00:00] Hi, I’m Connie Sokol, a national speaker, bestselling author, program founder and Mother of seven and loving it. I’m reaching and teaching 1 million listeners to live a purposeful, organized, and joyful life. You can too. So let’s go.

[00:16] Welcome back to Balance reDefined. It’s Connie Sokol and today I have a major vulnerability and live rant to share. Okay, I don’t usually share these kinds of experiences, but today this one is literal ...

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Do You Have Your One Word for the New Year?

You’re seeing a lot of posts about “word for the year,” plans for the year, and possibly even I-have-planned-out-my-entire-year.


I LOVE what friends have shared and the ideas already coming for them. AND, if you haven’t had that experience yet, it’s okay!☺️

I so encourage you to not race to define your life in one day or even one week. It’s fabulous if you already have a word that sets you on fire–I have four. B ...

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Having a “Loser Moment”? 5 Steps to Escape the “Less-Than” Vortex

Alert: vulnerability and MAJOR LIFE RANT post…

Ok, I don’t usually share these kinds of experiences like this, but today, THIS ONE was for the books.😱

I don’t get on social media much but saw a post of a friend who had been spotlighted as one of the women who crushed it in 2018. I love this friend and felt like, yesss, she was getting a much-deserved kudos. I clicked on the article ...

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Balance reDefined Radio Episode 39: Do You Need a JOY Day?

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BR Radio:  Do You Need a JOY Day?

[00:00] Welcome back to Balance Redefined. I’m Connie Sokol, and I’m thinking about joy. Are you needing some joy? Are you feeling an absence of joy?


[00:09] I sure have been recently and usually I am the queen of joy. I talk about it. I love it. I’m making it a part of my life.


[00:17] I’m teaching people how to live it and you know, it’s kin ...

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Balance reDefined Radio Episode 40: The One Minute Manager — the Behavior Key to Achieve Goals

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Balance Redefined Radio BR 40: Book Bites: The One Minute Manager–The Behavior Key To Achieve Goals…

Hi everyone! This is Connie Sokol, and you’re listening to Balance Redefined Radio. I’ve spent over 20 years teaching people how to redefine what balance really is, meaning a more purposeful and joyful life.


They’ve paid off credit cards, lost weight, organize their homes, and created a meaningful life ...

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A Christ-Centered Christmas: Beauty for Ashes

“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.”Isaiah 61:3​

The two things I want to emphasize are the beauty for ashes and the oil of joy for mourning.  I’ve been talking to a lot of women who are dealing with some really difficult things that are ongoing and ...

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A Christ-Centered Christmas: His Driver Was Love

His Driver Was Love

I want to share today about this continuation of a Christ-Centered Christmas and I’m talking about his driver, his love. Again, I am doing some excerpts from My 40 Days With the Savior book and just sharing these. It’s a daily devotional book…It’s non-denominational and just giving some insights into the character and traits of Jesus Christ and then some experiences that we can connect on and then some thought pro ...

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A Christ-Centered Christmas: Inspiring Stories on Handel’s Messiah

Inspiring Stories on Handel’s Messiah

This is from George Handel and we know him as a very famous composer and I’m going to jump right in because I don’t want to talk about all the historical part of this. I really want to talk about him being at this place, this crossroads because it’s so fabulous to liken these famous people who we revere for some of the things that they have done.For example, with George Handel creating the Messiah ...

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A Christ-Centered Christmas Podcast Series: He is Aware


In this episode I’m talking about “He is aware.” How aware do you think that Jesus Christ is of you and your life and what you’re going through? Have you ever thought about that?I’ve thought about that a lot over the years as I’ve gone through a lot of difficult experiences. My son has Asperger’s.My children, they have ADD and ADHD, depression, anxiety, a lot of genetic gifts that we have been given and b ...

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Seek Him: Jesus Christ is a Friend

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.  Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.” John 15:13

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is when the palsied man is carried to the Savior by his four friends.  The four men carrying the litter (a stretcher) were kept from getting inside the house and to the Savior because of the multitude.

In a Facebook Live this week, focusing on Seeking ...

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