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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


17: Jesse Coulter: Loving Your Job, Not Shopping for 6 Months, and Cap'n Crunch for Dinner

Jesse Coulter is an Austin local, mom, wife, lifestyle blogger, and works in Marketing for IBM. Jesse shares how she juggles all the different aspects of her life, along with tips and strategies you can implement in your own busy schedule. Jesse also shares the struggles with marriage, finances, and burnout that often accompany chaotic seasons. This raw, honest, and vulnerable interview with Jesse and your host, Robin Long, has a little bit of something for everyone.


Show Highlights: 


  • Ways to set yourself up for success during busy weeks 
  • What Jesse’s career looks like and how it’s evolved over the years 
  • A day in the life of Jesse 
  • How Jesse finds time to write for her blog 
  • The biggest challenges with work/life balance 
  • Managing mornings and evenings as a parent 
  • Prioritizing marriage during busy seasons and defining responsibilities with your spouse 
  • The struggle with staying home or going back to work after having kids 
  • Prioritizing family and leaning into building a career
  • Ways to manage spending and savings 
  • Areas of life Jesse has had to let go of 
  • How self-care and exercise play a part in Jesse’s life 
  • Dealing with burnout 
  • Jesse’s strengths and how she thrives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Rapid-fire session of Jesse’s favorite products and resources 
  • The importance of remembering who you are and connecting with yourself 




Instagram: @thebalancedlife 


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Contact Jesse: 


Instagram: @Jessecoulter


Resources and Products Mentioned:


Dermalogica Replenish Oil


Oz Naturals Vitamin C Serum


Posts from Jesse's blog on budgeting + no shopping challenge


Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

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