Welcome to Balance and Beyond, the podcast for ambitious women who refuse to accept burnout as the price of success. Here, we’re committed to empowering you with the tools and strategies you need to achieve true balance, where your career, relationships and health all thrive, and where you have the power to define success on your own terms.
#34 How Lindsey Went From Crying Over Cupcakes to Flying in a Private Jet
Be inspired by Lindsey’s rise from feeling like a bad mum to opening up more joy and opportunity in all areas of life.
#33 Redefining Success: How I Finally Embraced Slowing Down to Speed Up
Never one to shy away from setting ambitious goals, hear Jo’s story of tackling them with greater ease and joy, leaving behind the white-knuckling that was actually slowing her down.
#32 How to Move Beyond Resolutions to Redefine Your Year
Join Jaclyn and Jo as we explore a more empowering approach than New Year’s Resolutions that will shape a year of intrinsic motivation and joy.
#31 Unveiling the Secret to my Success 2024 (and Why it's Changed Everything)
Unlock the secret to my success in 2024 and how this seemingly small muscle has been the catalyst for huge change in all areas of my life (once again). The good news is, you have this muscle too!
#30 Our 3 Biggest Lessons from 2023 - Part 2
Join us for part two, where Jo and Jaclyn continue to drop some very big lessons that have huge impacts on their lives.
#29 Our 3 Biggest Lessons from 2023 - Part 1
It’s been a big year, so to wrap up 2023 Jo and Jaclyn share their biggest nuggets of wisdom from a huge year, personally and professionally.
#27 The Secret Power of Desire to Transform Your Life
If you’re unsure what you want and don’t permit yourself to have it, you’re missing out on many opportunities for love, joy and abundance. Find out how to shift that now!
#26 Conquering Fear: Your Shortcut to Success
Fear is inevitable, but the suffering it creates is not. Discover how fear is masquerading in your life and the tools you need to stop it from ruling your life.
#25 5 Game-Changing Mindset Shifts for Part-Time Success
In a world of flexibility, we need to shift our mindset about how we navigate these blurred lines of work and home life. Unlock the specific shifts to thrive at work and beyond.
#24 Tapping into the Power of Connection and Self-Discovery
When were you last in a room of women who got you? Join us Jo shares insights from her recent retreats that will highlight something you’re missing
#23 Breaking the Chains of Being a Girl: Why Our Biology No Longer Shapes Our Destiny
As women, we’ve come a long way in a few generations. Join us as we share how to shed this generational conditioning without accepting our biology as our destiny.
#22 The Truth About Calm and Confidence
These two states are the emotions women want more of, yet are misunderstood. Discover the truth about calm and confidence and learn how to cultivate them.
#21 Shattering the 'Selfish' Myth
Understand why being called selfish is considered an insult and the crazy range of behaviours we employ to avoid the term. It's time to shatter the myth that putting yourself last is a good thing!
#20 Burnout: What Your Body is Trying to Tell You
Despite our best attempts to ignore them, our body gives us plenty of warning before we burn out. Discover what your body is trying to tell you and read the signs before it’s too late.
#19 Reclaiming Your Power: 3 Ways to Take Back Control and Create a Life You Love
How to stop falling victim to circumstance and rediscover the power to create a life we love, without falling victim to common traps that typically plague ambitious women.
#18 Defying the Odds: 3 Lessons from an Unlikely Victory
A recent netball grand final provides a beautiful metaphor for defying the odds on the court and in life, even when circumstances, age and injuries suggest victory is very unlikely.
#17 Busting the Top 3 Myths About Work-Life Balance
There are so many myths about the concept of work-life balance! In this episode, we debunk the most common ones that women use as an excuse to hold themselves back and reinforce their belief that sacrifice is inevitable.
#16 Surviving Single Parenthood: How to Embrace the Chaos and Find the Fun
Dive into the transformative world of single parenting – where chaos catalyses self-exploration and growth. Listen to learn how to harness personal power amidst life's storms, embrace self-care, and break free from unhealthy cycles.
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#15 Channel Your Inner Matilda: 5 Lessons in Leadership
Can lessons from an elite soccer team actually apply to your life? Absolutely! Be prepared for a fresh perspective on our new national darlings as we dissect their blueprint for leadership that help you become a woman of influence, Matilda-style!
#14 Pleasing Others, Losing Ourselves: The Inner Workings of People Pleasers
This one’s for the people-pleasers! We delve into the psychology of people pleasing, uncovering its impact on high-achieving women. Explore how the urge to please others originates, its effects on personal and professional lives, and how to break free for true empowerment.
#13 Beyond Intellect: Decoding the Power of Intuition in Leadership
What if the key to unlocking your true potential was not rooted in logic or intellect but in something deeper, more intuitive? Brace yourself for a captivating discussion with Jaclyn, our insightful mindset coach who beautifully articulates this unconventional but powerful truth.
#12 Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist
If you like everything to be perfect and pride yourself on your attention to detail, listen up! As a once proud perfectionist, it’s time I shared how this behaviour was impacting me and the strategies I used to tame that side of me.
#11 Embracing the Magic Within: Life Lessons from a Decade of Wisdom
What if we could find profound life lessons in the wisdom of our children? In honour of Stella turning 10, I share 10 profound yet simple nuggets of wisdom that can bring so much joy in your life.
#10 Unlocking the Magic Equation: How Your Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviour Shape Your Success and Well-Being
Could one simple equation really hold the key to changing everything? The answer is yes, and in this episode, we reveal the magical link between your thoughts and everything you have in life.
#9 Success will make us happy: The lie we must stop believing
If you’re chasing success and always striving for the next achievement yet never quite feel fulfilled, this episode is for you. Join us as we discuss redefining success and creating a more meaningful and balanced life.
#8 The Truth about Feelings: How to stop being numb and unlock greater joy, calm and confidence
Ever wondered why we struggle to truly feel and process our emotions? Join us as we uncover the science behind emotions, and share what has to shift in your head and heart to stop feeling numb and unlock more joy, calm and confidence.
#7 The Part Time Paradox: 5 Traps You Must Avoid if Considering Part Time Work
If you think going part-time is the answer to getting better balance, think again. In this episode, we share the five traps women fall into when trying to work flexibly and explain what must shift if you’re to make this arrangement successful.
#6 The Dark Side of Being a Get Sh*t Done Person
What makes you a GSD and how could this be limiting your success and wellbeing? In this episode, we’ll share the three common characteristics of GSD, the dark side of each of these traits and share strategies for a more sustainable identity that leads to less stress and more fulfilment.
#5 Breaking Free from Self-Sabotage: Rewiring Your Brain for a Happier Life
Are you constantly battling the urge to sabotage your own progress? In this episode, we show how to break the cycles that have you stuck and how to embrace discomfort on the path to more joy.
#4 Beyond the Clock: Navigating Time in a Fast-Paced World
In a hustle-driven world obsessed with time, it can feel impossible to be present. In this episode, we explore the ancient wisdom around time that shows us how to improve productivity, creativity and fulfilment, without compromising our results.
#3 Why your existing toolkit is failing you: the missing ingredient for women
Why meditation, time blocking and other strategies don’t bring you balance, and the missing ingredient that will make all your strategies work.
#2 Escaping the Chains of the To-Do List
We tackle one of the biggest challenges faced by ambitious women: how to get everything done while not being weighed down by never-ending lists. We'll unravel its hidden secrets and expose what it has insidiously become a substitute for.
#1 My Journey from a 'Burn it All Down' Moment to True Fulfillment
We dive into Jo’s story where she shares her journey towards finding balance and contentment, and how she had to almost burn it all down to discover what she truly wanted.