Business Insider Interview: 4 signs your job isn’t enough for you anymore

I was interviewed by Aine Cain of Business Inisder where I speak about how you can tell it’s really time to seek better opportunities. You can view the interview here. You can also read it below. 4 signs your job isn’t enough for you anymore All good things must come to an end. And sometimes, that…
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VoyageChicago Featured Interview: Meet Apryl Schlueter of The Cheerful Mind in Northbrook

I was recently interviewed by VoyageChicago where they got to learn about all about myself and The Cheerful Mind! You can click HERE to view the full interview. You can also read below: Meet Apryl Schlueter of The Cheerful Mind in Northbrook Apryl, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?My career…
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Advancing Women Featured Article: Juggling Family and Career as a Working Mom of Young Kids

I wrote an article titled “Juggling Family and Career as a Working Mom of Young Kids” that was featured on Advancing Women. You can read the full article here. You can also view below: Juggling Family and Career as a Working Mom of Young Kids By Apryl Schlueter Hello, Superwoman. Yes, I’m talking to you! The one…
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The influences behind “Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind”

I wrote an article about my influence behind writing my book “Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind” that was featured on the GetMotivation website. You can click here to view the article. You can also read it below: The influences behind “Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind” Apryl Schlueter inspirational author…
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Finding Success in Balance Book Review: Richard Blake

Richard Blake reviewed my book “Finding Success in Balance – My Journey to the Cheerful Mind.” You can click here to read the full review. You can also view below: Finding Success in Balance – My Journey to the Cheerful MindBy: Apryl Zarate Schlueter Finding Success in Balance – My Journey to the Cheerful MindFinding Balance to Regain…
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Featured Podcast with Jason Frazell: Talking to Cool People with Apryl Schlueter

I recently did a featured podcast with Jason Frazell. You can watch the recording by clicking here or viewing below:
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Featured Podcast with Jason Frazell: Talking to Cool People with Apryl Schlueter

I recently did a featured podcast with Jason Frazell. You can watch the recording by clicking here or viewing below:
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ASC Success Quickie #21

ASC Success Quickie #21: Three Ways to Handle Political Negativity In this week’s Quickie, as we are navigating the election season. We discuss three ways to keep positive and happy despite the complex political environment that exists in our country! Learn more about the ASC at: http://www.breakthroughplay.com/accountability-success-circle/
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Featured Podcast with Miriam Buttu: Overcoming Your Biggest Insecurity with Apryl Schlueter

I recently did a featured podcast with Miriam Buttu (this was my 2nd time on her podcast) where we spoke about overcoming your biggest insecurity. You can click HERE to listen to the podcast. You can also listen below: How is your biggest insecurity impacting your life? When I asked myself this question, and looked at my answers…
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Featured Podcast Interview with Rudder Planner – An Intro to Values with Apryl Schlueter

I was recently featured on the Rudder Planner’s podcast where we spoke about the topic of: An Intro to Values. You can click here to listen to the podcast. You can also view below: 006 – An Intro to Values with Apryl Schlueter In today’s episode, I chat with Apryl Schlueter, author and happiness coach…
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Cheerful Conversations Ep. 6

Welcome to Episode 6 of Cheerful Conversations: Life Long Learning! In this episode: Join me and my guest co-host, Sam Gavis-Hughson as we dive deep into the concept of LEARNING, and talk about the importance of learning and how we can continue to learn as we progress through life! About Sam: He is the founder of Byte by…
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Featured Interview with Marc Cordon of Golden Mic Live: Productivity is Cool with Apryl Schlueter

I was recently interviewed by Marc Cordon on his Golden Mic Live series! We spoke about the topic of: Productivity is Sexy! You can click here to view the interview. You can also view below: The Golden Mic Live 145 Apryl Zarate SchlueterTopic: Productivity is Sexy!About Apryl:Apryl Zarate Schlueter is the Chief Energy! Officer of The Cheerful Mind, Inc. — a…
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Apryl Schlueter – Ignite Chicago April 2019

I was a featured Speaker at the Ignite Chicago event where I participated with 9 other speakers in a 5 minute, 20-auto advancing slide presentation where we ignite our passions on stage and share them with an awesome crowd! You can click HERE or watch my presentation below:
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Featured Quote with TODAY: 7 Best Blankets for Winter

I was recently featured in an article written by TODAY regarding the 7 best blankets for winter and how a cozy blanket can have affect on your day/mood. Click here to read the full article. You can also read below: 7 Best Blankets for Winter A good blanket is a must for making it through a cold winter.…
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Featured Interview with SpeakJOY Radio: Reflecting on 2018, Improv & More!

I did a featured interview with Nancy Burke of SpeakJoy Radio where we spoke about reflecting on 2018, improv and more! You can view the interview below:
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Featured Interview with Marc Cordon of Golden Mic Live: Apryl Schlueter

I was recently interviewed by Marc Cordon on his Golden Mic Live series! We spoke about how to live your life YOUR way, and have more fun while getting sh*t done! You can click here to view the full interview. You can also view below:
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Featured Speaker – The Art of Making it Happen

I was recently interviewed by Geneviève Pépin for an online event designed to help you go from inspiration to action, and finally, move beyond what gets in the way of your transformation! We discussed 12 common objections that are holding you back. You can view my interview below:
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Revamp Your Resolutions w/ Rebekka Mars

I recently joined my pal Rebekka Mars via Facebook live where we talked about how to stay productive amidst the summer “slow-down,” and get back on track with your goals, but not at the sacrifice of the FUN you deserve to have! You can CLICK HERE to view the video from my Facebook page (posted on July 31st).…
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Northwestern Alumni: Apryl Schlueter ’02 on a Career Change to Find Balance

I was recently interviewed as a Northwestern Alumni on the Northwestern Intersections Career Podcast where I spoke about career change to find balance. You can listen to the podcast below or by clicking here. Episode 14: Apryl Schlueter ’02 on a Career Change to Find Balance Apryl Schlueter started her career in IT consulting but later learned that…
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Featured Interview on THE CODE: Finding Success in Balance

I recently did a featured interview with Sandra Graves and THE CODE where we spoke about Finding Success in Balance. You can watch the full interview below:
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Featured Podcast with Whitney Danielle: #HowDidWeMeet: Apryl Schlueter on Work/Life Balance and Being Yourself

I recently did a featured podcast with Whitney Danielle where we spoke about work/life balance as an entrepreneur-Mom. You can click HERE to listen to the podcast. You can also view the show notes below: SHOW NOTES per Whitney: Hey Everyone! I’m super pumped about this episode because it’s with one of my favorite female entrepreneurs. Apryl Schlueter is an…
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Featured Speaker: Social Impact Leadership Summit

I was a featured Speaker during the recent Social Impact Leadership Summit where I spoke on the topic of: Self-Care. Description: Today’s session is with Apryl Schlueter, Chief Energy Officer at The Cheerful Mind Inc.! Apryl is a coach, speaker and author and she joins us today to talk about self-care. Apryl has a few…
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Cheerful Conversations Ep. 4

Welcome to Episode 4 of Cheerful Conversations: Entrepreneurs in the Trenches! In this episode: Join me and my guest co-host, Jon Weisberg as we celebrate celebrate 3 years of The Cheerful Mind, Inc. and talk about the highs and lows of being a business owner! Jon faced his own challenge of technical difficulties minutes prior…
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Cheerful Conversations Ep. 8

Welcome to Episode 8 of Cheerful Conversations: Networking Gone Wild! In this episode: Join me and my guest co-host, Whitney Danielle as we dive deep into the concept of Networking. About Whitney: Whitney Danielle is a traveler, blogger, speaker and podcast show host who helps successful women build and boost their confidence while connecting authentically…
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Featured Podcast: Refugee Hustle – “Why I Quit Electrical Engineering to Life Coach”

I recently did a featured podcast with Kevin Yee of Refugee Hustle. You can click here to view the podcast. You can also listen below: Why the would anyone want to quit electrical engineering to start a life coach business? Isn’t electrical engineering a good major? Well today we’ll find out on today’s podcast. We go into… Why…
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Cheerful Conversations Ep. 7

Welcome to Episode 7 of Cheerful Conversations: Social Entrepreneurship & Social Change! In this episode: Join me and my guest co-host, Trudi Lebron as we dive deep into the concept of Social Entrepreneurship and using business to impact society and culture! About Trudi: Trudi is a coach and consultant for social entreprenuers, non-profit professionals and…
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Featured Podcast: The Money Lab “Creating Money Your OWN Way”

I did a featured podcast with Wei Houng, Money Anxiety Breakthrough Coach, on his online radio show “The Money Lab”. I spoke about “Creating Money Your OWN Way.” You can click here to listen/watch the podcast (Episode #52). You can also view below:
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Cheerful Conversations Ep. 5

Welcome to Episode 5 of Cheerful Conversations: Simple Fun! In this episode: Join me and my guest co-host, Deb Seymour as we celebrate Pi day, and talk about ways to have more fun with the simpler things in life! Update on tech issues: I think we’re making progress finally! Woohoo! About Deb: She is Certified Professional Life Coach…
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Optimize Yourself Featured Podcast: The Myth of Work-Life Balance (And What to Strive For Instead) with Apryl Schlueter

I did a featured podcast with Optimize Yourself where we spoke about The Myth of Work-Life Balance (And What to Strive For Instead). You can click here to view the podcast. You can also view below: Work-life balance. It’s the unicorn we all strive for and hope to achieve someday, but if you were put on the spot right now,…
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Apryl Schlueter – Ignite Chicago January 2018

I was a featured Speaker at the Ignite Chicago event where I participated with 9 other speakers in a 5 minute, 20-auto advancing slide presentation where we ignite our passions on stage and share them with an awesome crowd! You can click HERE or watch my presentation below:
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Peaceful Power Podcast with Apryl Schlueter: Positive Mindset & Your Goals

I was recently featured on the Peaceful Power Podcast where I spoke about having a positive mindset and reaching your goals! You can listen to the podcast below. You can also view the podcast HERE. Introduction I was introduced to Apryl from one of my training clients who happened to be a roommate with Apryl at…
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Health Featured Article: 8 Self-Care Habits That Will Help You Feel Less Stress and More Joy in 2018

I was interviewed by Health Magazine Online to provide tips and advice on self-care habits that will help people feel less stress and more joy! You can click HERE to read the full article. You can also view below: What if we told you that there’s a way to dial back the stress you deal with in your daily life,…
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Business Insider Featured Article: 3 Common Email Mistakes That Everyone Should Drop Immediately

I was interviewed by Business Insider for their article to figure out what everyday tasks are a huge drain on our productivity. You can click HERE to read the full article. You can also view below: • Business Insider reached out to three productivity experts to figure out what everyday tasks are a huge drain on our productivity. • They…
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Northwestern Alumni Association Webinar: How to Find Success In Balance

I recently presented a webinar for the Northwestern Alumni Career Webinar Series where I shared tools and strategies to create a productive, well-rounded, and fulfilling life…without sacrificing success. View the webinar below!
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Interview: Better Balance Greater Business Summit – How to Be More Productive, Feel More Energized and Peaceful While Achieving More Success in Your Business Summit

I was a featured speaker for the Better Balance Greater Business: How to Be More Productive, Feel More Energized and Peaceful While Achieving More Success in Your Business Summit! Do you ever feel like you have so many things you have to do, there’s just no time left over to do any of the things you…
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Outside The Box Interview: How One Working Mom Does It All

I was recently interview by Raki Wright of Outside The Box Mom where we speak about my work, family life, and tips/tricks for getting everything done! You can view the article here. You can also read below. How One Working Mom Does it All Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of another…
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STYLECASTER Featured Article: 8 New Ways to De-Stress That You Haven’t Heard a Million Times Already

I was featured in an article by STYLECASTER where we spoke about ways to de-stress! You can click HERE to read the full article. You can also view below: You’ve heard all the typical stress-busting tips before: Slip into a bath, light a candle, or call a friend. And while all of these things are great strategies to use, sometimes when…
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Interview: Surviving to Thriving Summit

Earlier this year, I was a featured speaker for the Surviving to Thriving Summit and for 21 days experts like me shared their tips and strategies to help you get unstuck to live your life with more Purpose, Happiness and Freedom! You can watch my interview below:
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LearnThis Book Review: Finding Success in Balance

LearnThis reviewed my book “Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to the Cheerful Mind.” I am really thankful for this review, which as a person who is her own worst critic, can be seen as a “negative” review, BUT what I really like about this review is that a) it’s honest, b) it really calls out the…
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Last Night’s Show with Miz Meliz: Connect, Learn & Laugh with Apryl Schlueter

On September 16th, I was featured on Last Night’s Show with Miz Meliz where I had the opportunity to connect with some new people, and share my new program, the Accountability Success Circle! You can watch below:
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Featured Podcast with Miriam Buttu: Living a Truly Authentic Life with Apryl Schlueter

I recently did a featured podcast with Miriam Buttu where we spoke about living a truly authentic life. You can click HERE to listen to the podcast. You can also listen below: Have you ever wondered how you could be more authentic to who you are in your day to day? I absolutely have! I have been thinking about…
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Northwestern Alumni Spotlight: Apryl Schlueter

This week, I wanted to share this article, as I am heading into my 15th Class Reunion as an undergrad of Northwestern University this week. I was featured as the “Wildcat of the Week” for Northwestern University back in August. This is a way to see how my education has shaped who I am as a…
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Book Review with Sheila Deeth: Are you successful? Are you balanced?

I was a guest on Sheila Deeth’s blog where she reviewed my book and learned where my motivation came behind writing “Finding Success in Balance.” You can click HERE to view the article and click HERE to read her review. You can also view below: Are you successful? Are you balanced? Today I’m delighted to welcome Apryl Zarate Schlueter, author…
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Working Parent Resource podcast: WPR030: Can Balance Really Exist for Working Parents with Apryl Schlueter

I was interviewed by Sarah Argenal, the host of the Working Parent Resource Podcast where we spoke about creating balance as a working parent. You can click HERE to listen to the full podcast. Episode Summary:Balance is one of those tricky topics for working parents. Most working parents find it difficult to have a balanced life. Other working parents do…
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CorporateWellnessMagazine.com Featured Article: Six Tips to Promote Your Own Wellness at Work

I wrote a featured article for WellnessMagazine.com where I speak about six tips to promote your own wellness at work! You can read the full article here. You can also read below: Six Tips to Promote Your Own Wellness at Work How important is “wellness” in the workplace? I’d say it’s extremely important! I learned this…
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Apryl Schlueter – Ignite Chicago September 2017

I was a featured Speaker at the Ignite Chicago event where I participated with 9 other speakers in a 5 minute, 20-auto advancing slide presentation where we ignite our passions on stage and share them with an awesome crowd! This was my very first Ignite talk – I was nervous to have any record of it because I was afraid it…
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Book Review by Synergy Strategies: Finding Success In Balance

Synergy Strategies reviewed my book, Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to the Cheerful Mind. You can read the full review here. You can also read below: FINDING SUCCESS IN BALANCE This book is a quick and light read.  It is a great reminder of ways to have balance and focus in your life. The author, Apryl Schlueter, presents the…
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La Opinion Featured Article: Tips to be a ‘cool’ mom by Apryl Schlueter

I was featured in an article by La Opinion where I gave five key tips that allow modern mothers to achieve the best relationship with their children, spouses and any other person. Click here to read the article in Spanish. You can read the article in English (translated to the best of my ability!) below: Tips to be a…
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And I Thought Interview: Apryl Does it All

I was interviewed by the And I Thought ladies where we had a TON of FUN and spoke about my new book and life experiences – and they even asked me to sing! (eek!) You can watch the interview below. You can also listen to it here. (Note: We experienced some technical difficulties with the video, but I…
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Finding Success in Balance Book Review: Midwest Book Review (July)

Midwest Book Review reviewed my book, Finding Success in Balance in their July 2017 issue of their online book review magazine “Small Press Bookwatch.” You can read the full review here. You can also view below: Finding Success in Balance Synopsis: Apryl Zarate Schlueter, CPC, ELI-MP, is the Chief Energy! Officer of The Cheerful Mind, Inc. She earned her Certified Professional…
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Cupcakes and Yoga Pants Book Review: Finding Success in Balance

Angela Tague of Cupcakes and Yoga Pants provides her review of my book, “Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to the Cheerful Mind. It was so nice to see this positive review about my book, and is yet another vote of confidence for me that I’m on the right track, and sharing my gifts. The one thing…
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Facebook Live: Apryl & Frederica Peterson

Earlier this month, “Shifting The Atmosphere” host Frederica Peterson and myself led a Facebook live discussion about my book, work-life balance, and all things fun! You can view the discussion below
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Melissa Reyes: Inspiring Adventures and Discovering The Cheerful Mind with Apryl Zarate Schlueter

I did two interviews with Melissa Reyes of Miz Meliz, (one live in-person in LA, and another via FB live) where we spoke about discovering The Cheerful Mind and my book Finding Success in Balance! You can click the links below to view the full articles. Discovering the Cheerful Mind Inspiring Adventures: Apryl Schlueter Inspiring…
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IPEC Graduate Success Story

Last October, I did a quick graduate interview for the Coach Certification Program I attended through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. If you’re considering personal development or coaching as a career, I highly recommend it! Here’s a link to access the interview on the IPEC website, or see the video below!
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Finding Success in Balance Book Review: SMS Book Reviews

Kathleen with SMS Book Reviews gave a 5-star review of my book, Finding Success in Balance. You can click HERE to read the full review. You can also view below: Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to the Cheerful Mind by Apryl Zarate Schlueter Stars: *****The Cheerful Mind (2017)156 pagesSelf-Help/Happiness/Time Management Summary: Think about your life right now. Are you just…
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Finding Success in Balance Book Review: Midwest Book Review (May)

Midwest Book Review reviewed my book, Finding Success in Balance in their May 2017 issue of their online book review magazine “The Self-Help Shelf.” You can read the full review here. You can also view below: Finding Success in Balance Synopsis: As a working parent, Apryl Zarate Schlueter used to experience her life by just going through the motions. Wanting more fun…
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Facebook Live: LA Parent & Apryl

LA Parent and myself lead a Facebook live discussion where we spoke about Mother’s Day and my book “Finding Success in Balance My Journey to the Cheerful Mind”! Click HERE to view the discussion!
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Guest Post: How to have a Cheerful Mind amidst the unknowns of death

I wrote a guest post for In Search of Basho where I speak about how to have a cheerful mind amidst the unknowns of death. You can click here to view the post. You can also read below: How to have a Cheerful Mind amidst the unknowns of death My name is Apryl. I run a business called “The…
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Splash Magazine book feature: Mother’s Day Entertainment & Culture Gift Guide – Treat Your Mom To New Ideas This Year

My book, Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind was featured in Splash Magazine’s “Mother’s Day Entertainment & Culture Gift Guide – Treat Your Mom To New Ideas This Year” article! You can click here to view the article. You can also read the snippet about the book below. Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to…
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Forbes Interview: How To Create Balance: Tips From A Happiness & Productivity Expert

I was interviewed by Forbes Contributor, Rachel Ritlop, where I speak about finding a healthy balance between work and life. You can click here to view the article. You can also read below: Though on the cusp of being a millennial, Apryl Zarate Schlueter knows the struggle many millennials face all too well. She spent years seeking her…
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Live Immediately Podcast, Episode 36

I love how technology allows us to connect with people across the world these days. In 2003, I spent a couple weeks in Melbourne, Australia on a project for a large corporation (back in my IT consulting days) and I had an amazing view out of my hotel room, looking out at the ocean, as…
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30 seconds Motherhood Tip: Focus on Your Passion: 3 Easy Steps to Find Time for What You Love (Without Sacrifice)!

I wrote a tip in the Motherhood channel on the 30 seconds website regarding 3 easy steps to find time for you what you love. Read the full tip here. You can also read below: Focus on Your Passion: 3 Easy Steps to Find Time for What You Love (Without Sacrifice)! Can’t find enough time for…
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Conscious Entrepreneur Podcast, Episode 90

I’m taking a quick detour from the relationship theme this month (although I could have talked about our relationship with self-care and self-love) to share a great podcast I was a guest on a couple weeks ago. It’s hosted my friend, Dr. Jen Cincurak ND who shows conscious entrepreneurs how to break through their success plateau. Jen and…
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Divorce the Workforce Podcast: Episode 2

Check out my latest interview with my friend Todd Bergin, who is the host of the Divorce the Workforce Podcast! Click HERE to listen in on my journey to leaving the 9-5 and opting for entrepreneurship! Podcast Episode Description: On this episode of Divorce the Workforce with Todd Bergin, meet my friend Apryl Schlueter, an accomplished career person…
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How to Overcome Procrastination {Video Interview w/ Marissa Vicario of Marissa’s Well-Being and Health}

This week I was featured on the blog Where I Need To Be by my friend Marissa, of Marissa’s Well-Being and Health! to talk about procrastination! Click HERE to check out the blog post or check out the video below! Blog Post text: It seems everyone would like to learn how to overcome procrastination, because we’ve all been a victim of…
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How to Overcome Procrastination {Video Interview w/ Marissa Vicario of Marissa’s Well-Being and Health}

This week I was featured on the blog Where I Need To Be by my friend Marissa, of Marissa’s Well-Being and Health! to talk about procrastination! Click HERE to check out the blog post or check out the video below! Blog Post text: It seems everyone would like to learn how to overcome procrastination, because we’ve all been a victim of…
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Life in Brilliance Podcast Episode 33: Have More Fun While Getting Stuff Done w/ Life Balance Coach Apryl Schlueter

Check out my latest podcast appearance on the Life In Brilliance Podcast with host, Liz Garcia. Liz interviews brilliant people doing brilliant things…so I’m absolutely thrilled and honored that she asked me on! Click here to check out the show notes and more info, or listen in below!
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Shifting the Atmosphere Radio Show w/ Frederica Peterson

I was featured on “Shifting the Atmosphere” with host Frederica Peterson, whose weekly show airs on WDJY 99.1 FM in Atlanta. We talked about joy, happiness, fulfillment (so needed right now)! You don’t want to miss this!!! Click Here to listen to the interview!
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Intentionally Wandering Podcast – Episode 57

Click here to check out my podcast interview with the AMAZING Jeff Sandquist! He is the host of “Intentionally Wandering,” which is a podcast dedicated to collecting and connecting the dots of life and sharing the lessons learned along the way. A little preview of the podcast interview: Apryl Schlueter of The Cheerful Mind shares her…
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The Flying Trapeze: Fun vs. Fear?

Click here to check out this really cool trapeze article I was featured in! I talk about focusing on having fun, no matter what the outcome. Credit to Kat Lonsdorf, Northwestern Medill Grad student. Below is the corresponding video along with the article. Article Text: FLYING’S NOT JUST FOR THE BIRDS AT THIS CHICAGO SCHOOL MAY 19, 2016…
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The Flying Trapeze: Fun vs. Fear?

Click here to check out this really cool trapeze article I was featured in! I talk about focusing on having fun, no matter what the outcome. Credit to Kat Lonsdorf, Northwestern Medill Grad student. Below is the corresponding video along with the article. Article Text: FLYING’S NOT JUST FOR THE BIRDS AT THIS CHICAGO SCHOOL MAY 19, 2016…
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