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The Balanced Life

104 EpisodesProduced by Robin LongWebsite

Robin Long, Pilates instructor and founder of The Balanced Life hosts a place for honest conversations on health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. We’ll cover it all and provide inspiration, resources, and practical tips to help you create your own uniquely balanced… read more


16: Dorena Williamson: Leaning Into Seasons of Change, Pursuing Solitude, and Always Learning

It’s important for us to find unique, and interesting ways to bring awareness of relevant topics to our children. Today’s guest, Dorena Williamson, has published a collection of colorful, and beautifully diverse children’s books to empower and educate today’s youth. 


Not only is Dorena a passionate author, but she is a stylist, mother, and the wife of a Pastor in Nashville. Dorena juggles many hats, as well as her own health and spirituality. 


In this episode, Dorena shares more of her journey of accepting seasons and how to embrace being in the moment. Join Robin Long in this encouraging and powerful episode to bring more joy to your day. 


Show Highlights: 


  • Robin’s updated morning routine 
  • Who is Dorena Williamson and the many hats she wears 
  • What a typical day in the life of Dorena looks like 
  • An overview of Dorena’s books and her unique approach to writing 
  • How to commit to priorities and the beauty of actively engaging with others 
  • Areas of life Dorena doesn’t prioritize and accepting your current season 
  • Leaning into seasons and embracing the major life shifts 
  • Navigating the desire to go back to the past and being in the moment 
  • Dorena’s strengths and how she manages to juggle so many hats 
  • Practical self-care tips and Dorena’s exercise regimen 
  • The power of solitude 
  • A rapid-fire session of Dorena’s favorite products and resources 
  • Embracing your natural beauty and letting your inner beauty shine 




Instagram: @thebalancedlife 


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Contact Dorena:


Instagram: @Dorenawilliamson 

Twitter: @Dorenawill

Faacebook: Dorena Williamson 


Products and Resources Mentioned: 

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