balanced FLUX

40 Episodes

By: Tany McLeod

Hello and welcome to The balanced FLUX podcast. This is an educational podcast, mainly focusing on mental health, personal productivity and living a balanced life. It is hoped that this podcast will further enhance the quality of your life and, in turn, inspire you to uplift the lives of others as well. Please stay safe, and thank you for listening to The balanced FLUX podcast. Visit for more information.

Project Management
Last Sunday at 1:00 PM

In this episode, you will understand the topic of project management, which involves the process of planning, organizing, and overseeing resources to achieve specific goals within a defined timeframe. As a listener, you will learn about the fundamental principles of project management, including the importance of clear communication, efficient problem-solving, and effective teamwork. You will also be introduced to the various stages of project management, from initiation to execution to closing, and the different methods and tools that can be used to optimize each stage. Whether you are a seasoned project manager or just starting out in your career...


This week's episode is about understanding goal setting and its significant concepts.

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In this episode, you'll be exploring the art of note-taking. Whether you're a student trying to study more effectively, a professional looking to boost productivity, or simply someone who wants to remember important information, note-taking is a crucial skill for you to have. You'll dive into the different types of note-taking methods, from traditional pen and paper to digital tools, and the pros and cons of each will be discussed. You'll also explore how to effectively organize and structure your notes to make them easily accessible and understandable. By the end of this episode, you'll have the knowledge and...

To-Do Lists

The To-Do List is an essential tool for managing time, tasks and responsibilities in a systematic and organized manner. It helps to prioritize tasks, set achievable goals and deadlines, and track progress. To-Do Lists are used to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely fashion and can help reduce procrastination and feeling overwhelmed. It can also be used to plan personal projects or handle day-to-day tasks, making it an invaluable tool for getting things done.

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The Tree

The balanced FLUX podcast is not unlike a tree, a steady presence in a world that can feel overwhelming. It provides the shade and support necessary to live a balanced life by offering diverse perspectives and insights. Each episode is similar to a branch, branching out into different areas of life, from mental health issues, personal development, overall well-being and everything in between. With each episode, the tree grows more robust, and its leaves become more vibrant, offering a richer and more varied tapestry of information.

Just as a tree provides shade from the sun's scorching heat...

Hey E, GO away!

Egotism is the quality of having an inflated sense of one’s importance or abilities. People with egotistical personalities often have an inflated sense of their self-worth, and they may have an air of smug superiority when interacting with others. This can manifest in many different forms, such as an overbearing attitude, an obsession with one’s accomplishments, or a drive to always be the “centre of attention”.

The effects of egotism can be far-reaching and often damaging. It can lead to strained relationships with family, friends and colleagues, as egotistical behaviour can be seen as arrogant and inco...

Overconfidently Obnoxious

Having an excessive amount of confidence in one’s own abilities and accomplishments leads to the point of being provocative and intrusive. This behaviour is often very apparent to those around the person, who may feel disturbed or offended by it as it can make them feel inferior or belittled. People of this nature typically have a tendency to boast about themselves and their accomplishments, without taking into consideration the feelings of those around them. They may openly criticize the opinions of others or talk about even the most mundane accomplishments as if they were great feats. This kind of...

Greedily Grandiose

In this episode, the concept of striving for more, and the pros and cons of ambitious behaviour will be explored. The potential for taking risks and pursuing bigger and better opportunities, as well as how to be mindful of our personal limits and the potential consequences of overreaching will be discussed. Additionally, the meaning of approaching goals with enthusiasm, optimism, and enthusiasm without succumbing to excess or overconfidence will be examined.

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Excessively Entitled

There are individuals who often act as if the world revolves around them, believing they are owed certain privileges or special treatment simply because of their existence. They may think they are superior to others and should be given preferential treatment. Furthermore, they may lack empathy, as they view themselves as being much more than others and look down upon those they believe are not as deserving as they are. This quality can manifest within these individuals in a variety of ways, including demanding more than their share, expecting others to make concessions they are unwilling to make, and...


Working hard and giving everything you've got is essential in achieving your goals and aspirations.

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Flow of Time

It is essential to understand that the time you have been living, are living in and will live in the future will heavily impact the path of your life.

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Just as it is crucial to learn from the past and be aware of the present, it is also vital to prepare for the future.

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Just as many things can be learned from the past, it is also essential to be aware of the present.

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The significance of the past cannot be overlooked, as there can be many lessons which can be learned from it.

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Push Your Limits

Once you can measure the quality and volume of your limits, there is only one thing left to do; push your limits!

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Gauge Your Limits

Once you are aware of the presence of your limits, capabilities, and the significance behind this awareness, it is time for you to measure the depths of your limitations. You will then understand that you must begin working to achieve personal and professional growth.

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You have Limits

You must understand that although the levels of your achievements can be limitless, your levels, however, do have limits. This is one of the preliminary steps towards your personal and professional growth.

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The Defeatist Mindset

Towards the path of attaining your goals and aspirations, it is essential to have an appropriate thought process that will enable and facilitate the achievement of those goals and aspirations.

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Guerdon Yourself

Constantly working and seeking success, whether in your personal or professional life, can possibly lead to many disappointments and frustrations along the way.

To maintain your gusto and pace, it is essential to reward yourself frequently so that you can somewhat re-energise yourself.

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The 90% Law

The 90% Law or Rule of Productivity is an essential concept which can highly improve your workflow if you understand and use it in your daily routines.

In this episode, the following will be explained:

The meaning and significance of this law.How and why it can benefit you in achieving your personal and professional goals.The techniques you can employ to practice this law.

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Everything is Temporary

As painful and challenging as it can be to accept that everything is temporary, particularly within the context of the failures you encounter in your personal and professional growth, this universal truth is crucial because only then can balance be achieved.

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Everything is Relative

In order to achieve balance, all the elements of your personal and professional life must be in relation to one another.

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Everything is Moderate

In this week's episode, the concept known as "moderation" is explained, as well as why it is a crucial factor to achieve balance in one's life.

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What's your POINT?

Before venturing into any project or endeavour in life, may it be for personal or professional gains, it is essential to incorporate the following factors:


This week's episode explains how these factors can come together to help you achieve your goals.

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The efficiency and, consequently, the success of every process, method or task are vastly determined by the technique in which it is carried out. In this week's episode, the following will be delivered:

The importance of technique in everything you undertake.The pros and cons of employing the proper technique in your projects and your life, in general.Ways in which you can enhance your techniques in whatever you set out to do.

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Before even beginning a project, it is essential to determine its necessity as well as the necessities that go along with it. In today's episode, you will understand:

The significance of necessities within the context of your projects and goals.Why necessities are important throughout your undertakings.Methods you can employ to identify and strengthen the necessities of your projects.

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Intentions may quite likely be the most often overlooked element or concept in life. Today's episode will cover:

The importance of intentions and why they are indispensable for your personal and professional growth.The pros and cons of having versus not having intentions in your life.The methods you can use to identify, learn and understand the intentions for any of your endeavours.

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No endeavour or project can be efficiently and systematically carried out without first having a clear set of objectives. In this week's episode, you will learn:

The significance of implementing one or more objectives in your projects.The pros and cons of diving straight into a project before defining a realistic number of objectives.The techniques you can use to enhance your methodology of defining achievable objectives.

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For any project you undertake, it is essential to have a thorough, comprehensive and accurate perspective.

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The 80/20 Principle

The 80/20 Principle is a compelling and effective principle that can be used in many areas of your life. In this week's episode, you will learn:

The definition of the 80/20 Principle and its significance.The use cases of this principle and how it can benefit you.The techniques to apply this principle with respect to your goals.

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The Last Step

Just as it is essential to take the first step in any of your endeavours, it is equally important to be able to identify your last step, and only you can make that decision.

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The First Step

All your endeavours must have a starting point. Once you truly understand this, you will find it less burdensome to move forward toward your personal and professional growth.

So, in this week's episode, you will learn:

That you need to start somewhere and why this is crucial in any task you undertake.How to overcome the hesitance or fear you are experiencing before you begin something new.The techniques you can use to actually start on a project or a goal you've been wanting to complete.

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The Journey

Everyone needs to start somewhere. Whatever misery you are experiencing in your life now doesn't need to define you and doesn't need to be the end of you. You have what it takes to boldly and confidently move forward on your journey.

In this week's episode, you will learn the following:

It is essential for you to begin the journey toward your personal and professional growth.Adverse outcomes may befall you if you do not even attempt to take the first step.The techniques and preparations for you to embark on this life-altering journey.


It's too soon

In this today’s episode, the following shall be presented:

The importance of never giving up and that it is always too soon to give up on anything.Understanding that there are alternative ways to approach a predicament or a problem to be solved.Knowing that no matter the outcome of a task or a project you are carrying out, it is always important to follow through on it.

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In this week's episode, you will understand:

The meaning of patience and why it is indeed a virtue.The pros and cons of practising patience in your life.The various methodologies of practising patience to be more productive.

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Improve YOUR Workflow

After developing and applying a workflow, the final step (which will always not be final) is to improve your workflow. Therefore, it is crucial to frequently find ways and means to keep enhancing your workflow in order to be efficient.

In this week's episode, you will learn:

the significance of improving the workflow you have been using every day.techniques you can adopt in order to increase the quality of your workflow.that a workflow is never perfect and that you always need to tweak and refine it whenever you can.

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Apply THE Workflow

Creating a workflow is just the first step toward personal and professional productivity. The next step is to be able to apply the workflow you have built.

In this week's episode, you will learn:

The importance of actually applying the workflow you have created.The methods with which you can use to apply your workflow.How to make sure that you apply your workflow in various circumstances.

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Develop A Workflow

In today's episode, you will learn:

The significance of creating a system of workflow that will enhance your productivity.The setbacks you will face if you do not have a proper workflow in your personal and professional life.How to create an effective workflow to perform your tasks and achieve your goals.

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Information Overload

In this week's episode, the focus is on:

Understanding the term "Information Overload" and what it actually implies.Identifying the plethora of sources that can provide you with valuable information.How to be resourceful in gathering information.How to sift through the abundance of information all around you in order to be productive.Managing all your gathered pieces of information in a systematic way for easy retrieval later on.

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The 70% Rule

Today's episode will focus on the following:

The meaning of The 70% rule of productivity and procrastination.The applications of The 70% rule in your daily life.The lessons that be learned from The 70% rule so that further enhancements can be made to achieve your goals.

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