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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


18: Natalie Taylor: Focusing on your Core Values While Creating Margin and Slowing Down

Finances play a huge role in our day-to-day life and where we choose to focus our money is important. Today’s guest, Natalie Taylor, is a financial planner who emphasizes how to spend money and live life in a way that aligns with your core values. Natalie shares how she transitioned from life in corporate to work from home, the struggles that can often accompany those transitions, and the fulfillment she’s found in her journey. She also talks about how to build margins into your day in order to be efficient and effective but in a way that gives you space to slow down. Join Robin Long in this interview to learn more about Natalie’s story and how you can create a life that aligns with your values. 


Show Highlights: 


  • Who is Natalie and what does she do 
  • Natalie’s corporate career and how she transitioned to where she is now 
  • Creating a life that aligns with your core values 
  • Working through transitional seasons and the role of finances 
  • What Natalie’s daily life in corporate looked like versus now 
  • The importance of margins and having space to rest 
  • Tips to maintain margins and build rhythm into your day 
  • What “adult swim” is and how Natalie implements it into her parenting 
  • The difficulties of transitioning from full-time child care to being the predominant caregiver 
  • Natalie’s health journey and the role exercise plays in her life 
  • How Natalie uses her gifts to help people think and feel differently about money 
  • Things Natalie doesn’t do in this season 
  • A rapid-fire session of Natalie’s favorites and go-to products 
  • How to find your own unique sense of balance 




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