Episodes
Ofosu and Leah celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sharing some of his most impactful words. They reflect on what we can learn from Dr. King about the power to use our words for good. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. And share your feedback with us at [email protected]
Published 01/17/22
Leah shares a moment when scrolling through news headlines triggered stress and overwhelm. Then, journalist Wajahat Ali joins her and Ofosu to discuss tips for staying informed in an emotionally healthy way. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. Share your feedback at [email protected] And check out Wajahat’s work at wajali.com. His book, Go Back to Where You Came From, is available starting January 25.
Published 01/10/22
The new year can be an inspiring time to start something new. Ofosu and Leah share their first steps into new hobbies. Then, improv teacher and therapist Jill Eickmann joins to discuss the beginner's mindset and the idea that it's never too late to try new things. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. Share your feedback with us at [email protected] And check out Jill's work at leela-sf.com.
Published 01/03/22
With only a handful of days left in 2021, Ofosu, Leah, and some Well Balanced listeners reflect on what they learned this year to acknowledge their growth and remind themselves what they want to carry with them into 2022. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. And share your feedback with us at [email protected]
Published 12/27/21
Leah opens up about giving tough feedback to her mom. Then, psychologist Todd Kashdan joins her and Ofosu to discuss tips for leaning into difficult conversations. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. Share your feedback with us at [email protected] And follow this link to preorder Todd's book: https://bit.ly/3Hqdcbq
Published 12/20/21
The way you're anticipating the holidays could affect your actual experience of them. Psychologist Todd Kashdan joins Ofosu and Leah to discuss how strategically looking forward to things can benefit your well-being. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow the show on your favorite podcast app, and share your feedback with us at [email protected] Additionally, you can check out the article Ofosu and Leah chat about here: https://bit.ly/3EPIEOz.  And you can follow this...
Published 12/13/21
Performance psychology coach Faheem Mujahid joins Ofosu and Leah to discuss the importance of letting your body and mind rest without feeling guilty about it. Learn more about Faheem's work at https://www.faheemmujahid.com/ To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. And share your feedback with us at [email protected]
Published 12/06/21
Ofosu shares a moment when his kids didn't do what he asked them to, and then he and Leah discuss how to manage the frustration caused by missed expectations. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. And share your feedback with us at [email protected]
Published 11/29/21
Ofosu and Leah discuss discuss how to stay present, so you can appreciate the extraordinary moments in each ordinary day. Then, they hear from you, the "Well Balanced" listeners, about the ordinary moments you will never forget. To stay up to date with "Well Balanced," follow us on your favorite podcast app. And share your feedback at [email protected]
Published 11/22/21
Ofosu and Leah do an improv exercise with performer and therapist Jill Eickmann and discover how to intentionally tap into humor to cope with frustrating situations. Share your feedback at [email protected] And check out Jill's work at leela-sf.com
Published 11/15/21
Balance Meditation Coaches Ofosu and Leah talk with Psychologist Todd Kashdan about how to handle days when you don't feel great and you don't really know why. Email [email protected] to let us know what you think of this episode. And follow this link to preorder Todd's book: https://bit.ly/3Hqdcbq 
Published 11/15/21
Leah and Ofosu do an improv exercise with performer and therapist Jill Eickmann — and discover how to intentionally tap into humor to cope with frustrating situations. Share your feedback at [email protected] And tap here to check out Jill's work at Leela.
Published 11/13/21
Balance Meditation Coaches Leah and Ofosu talk with Psychologist Todd Kashdan about how to handle days when you don't feel great and you don't really know why. Email [email protected] to let us know what you think of this episode. And tap here for links to preorder Todd's book.
Published 11/13/21