Hoppin' Holidays: Ways Keep Your Sanity During the Holiday Season

November 23, 2021
Hosted by Dr. Melissa L. Strawser

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Episode Description

This week starts the holiday season and for many. This means a lot of gatherings, activities, and expectations that sometimes can challenge your mental and financial bandwidth. After almost 2 years of less than bustling holidays, it seems that this year is ramping up to be very jolly indeed. In this episode, Dr. Melissa will discuss how you can manage expectations with others, carve out time for yourself, create effective stress management techniques to help you navigate the holiday hustle, and keep that holiday financial leak under control.

Counterbalance Conversations with Dr. Melissa L. Strawser

Counterbalance Conversations with Dr. Melissa L. Strawser

Tuesday at 5 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Are you looking for an hour to allow your imagination to soar? An hour for self-care? An hour to learn something new? Counterbalance Conversations is the hour that you have been looking for! Dr. Melissa L. Strawser seeks out engaging subject matter experts, coaches, entrepreneurs, entertainers, authors, and everyday heroes to bring emerging topics and fascinating stories to her audience. Her passion for storytelling, learning, healing, and resilience will inspire you to spark change in your life and community.

The conversations will give you an hour to breathe and time to let your imagination soar while you enjoy stories of triumph from those who are healing, inspiring change, and building resilience in their lives and communities. Take the journey with us on Tuesdays at 5 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Dr. Melissa L. Strawser

Dr. Melissa L. Strawser

In 2021, Dr. Melissa L. Strawser left the corporate world be a full-time coach, creator, educator, and mindfulness magician. Counterbalance Conversations is her latest adventure and most exciting opportunity to inspire, heal, and educate on a global scale.

Dr. Strawser’s mission is to help individuals and organizations evaluate performance, identify interventions for low performing areas, and develop realistic, holistic, high impact solutions. She is the CEO of Counterbalance Visionaries, LLC and holds an EdD in Performance Improvement Leadership and a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science with a Specialization in Aviation/Aerospace Education Technology. She is certified as an MBTI(r) Administrator and Interpreter, a Certified Professional Coach, and a 200hr Yoga Teacher.

Over the last 10 years, she successfully coached her clients in career, family, financial, and spiritual matters leading to significant growth and success. She is often the go-to consultant for her clients and business associates in the areas of communications, professional development, and performance improvement. Her clients span start-ups, industry, military, and non-profits During her off time, she enjoys photography, time on the beaches of the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida, and cooking for her friends and family. Her greatest passion is storytelling and helping others tell their stories.

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Episode Directory

December 2021

November 2021

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