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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


09: Jessica Honegger: Respecting Seasons, Releasing Shame and Choosing Connection Over Comparison

It’s easy to create unrealistic expectations when it seems like everyone around you has it figured out but you. Today, Jessica Honegger shares her own personal journey with comparison as a mother, wife, and entrepreneur. Jessica not only stays actively involved with her 3 children but balances her businesses, Noonday Collection, and the Going Scared Podcast, and recently released a book, The Imperfect Courage. 

In this episode, Jessica discusses how she’s learned to surrender her perfectionism and embrace her current season of life. She provides an empowering anecdote of an encounter with another mom, how she’s managed to adjust to major life transitions, and how to let go of control. Join Robin Long in this intimate and encouraging interview. 


Show Highlights: 

  • Jessica discusses her current career and the different projects she’s working on 
  • How Jessica started her own company while balancing being a mother and wife 
  • Learning to appreciate the present moment and enjoying the season you’re in 
  • The progress of Jessica’s office space and cultivating an office culture 
  • How to adjust to different business systems during different life transitions 
  • Letting go of perfectionism and releasing control in order to validate yourself 
  • Dictating what to prioritize and what to release 
  • Choosing celebration and connectivity instead of comparison  
  • What a self-care regimen looks like for Jessica 
  • Approaching exercise as a positive process as opposed to a punishment 
  • The journey of acceptance and the process of transformation 
  • Advice to live a fulfilled and balanced life 




Instagram: @thebalancedlife 


Contact Jessica: 

Instagram: @Jessicahonegger 

Jessica's Going Scared Podcast


Imperfect Courage by Jessica Honegger

Mindful Silence by Phileena Heuertz

Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel Seasoning

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