Helping You Balance Work, Home and Health

Experiencing joy should be a central part of daily life.

Instead, people often find themselves just “going through the motions,” while neglecting their true emotional, spiritual and physical needs.

Serving clients throughout Florida from her offices in Gainesville, Lifestyle Strategist Michelle A. Smith guides clients to discoveries that result in happier families, more successful careers and improved wellness.

Part motivational speaker, part practical leader, Michelle provides both inspiration and proven tactics to generate beneficial lifestyle changes. Her optimistic outlook and energetic persona motivate workshop attendees to eagerly soak in all life has to offer.

Stop stumbling through your days and start living the Balanced Life!

Michelle A. Smith, Esquire
Lifestyle Strategist

What Others Are Saying About Michelle

“As a single mother and business owner, I felt like I was constantly scrambling. Michelle helped me get back on track. Thanks to her personal guidance, stress management and fitness plan, I’m now on the path to a happy and balanced life.”

– Katie

“I always struggled with motivation. I found the encouragement to succeed with Michelle. Her positive reinforcement and valuable insights helped me discover the drive and desire to be my best.”

– Marilyn

Available Services

  • Corporate workshops
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Available for hire for your corporate function

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Michelle A. Smith, Esquire - Lifestyle Strategist, Balanced Life

Michelle is an energetic, uplifting counselor who cares deeply about helping people find joy in life. As an anthropologist, she examines human behavior and attitudes daily to determine what drives individuals’ decision making. Additionally, she’s an exercise scientist/fitness professional with 15 years assessing wellness practices and a lawyer expertly trained in active listening, issue identification and problem solving. Through
Balanced Life, Michelle sounds a wake-up call – “examine life and live it to the fullest!”

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Florida
  • Master’s in Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida
  • Anthropology Bachelor’s, University of Florida
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA (ongoing renewal)

What Others Are Saying About Michelle

“As a single mother and business owner, I felt like I was constantly scrambling. Michelle helped me get back on track. Thanks to her personal guidance, stress management and fitness plan, I’m now on the path to a happy and balanced life.”

– Katie

“I always struggled with motivation. I found the encouragement to succeed with Michelle. Her positive reinforcement and valuable insights helped me discover the drive and desire to be my best.”

– Marilyn

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“Diversity and Inclusion: It Begins With You”
City of Gainesville
Gainesville Regional Utilities
FY 2013-2014

“Stress Management in Child Protection”
United for Families – 19th Judicial Circuit
December 7, 2012
Port St. Lucie Civic Center

“This workshop gave me renewed energy! It has given me a new outlook at my job and an excitement for a renewed spirit toward my career! Thank you! There is also a possibility that this workshop has saved my life. ~Deborah

“Very dynamic speaker. Knows her topic and presesnts it well.” ~Judy

“Michelle was very knowledgeable about the subject and actually practices what she teaches.” ~Marian

“Realizing Change From Within: Stress Management in the World of Child Protection”
2012 Annual Statewide DCF Child Protection Summit
September 6, 2012
JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton
Orlando, Florida

One-On-One Coaching – Strategies for Balanced Living

Some people need a little help getting organized. Others may need help with identifying goals and figuring out how to get there. You may be contemplating a career change or thinking of changing your major. Life presents opportunities for change and growth every moment of every day. And we can all use a bit of help hearing that inner voice that has all the answers.

I listen to what you have to say
I/WE identify and capsulize issues
I/WE strategically set a plan for your success

But, most importantly, I remind you that YOU ARE UNIQUE and ENTIRELY CAPABLE of CREATING THE LIFE YOU WANT.

Call or email…let’s talk about it.

BALANCING YOUR BUSINESS:Cultural Assessment and Strategies for Improving Law Firm and Business Office Environments

CULTURE – The ATTITUDES and BEHAVIOR that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization.

Does the Culture of your Law Firm or Business reflect and support your Vision and Mission?

Is your Mission Statement and Vision for growth clearly understood and embraced by your greatest resource…your Employees?

Let me help you BRIDGE THE GAP by:

Re-energizing your employees about the Vision and Mission for your group

Evaluate and improve and your employees’ understanding of your organizational structure and the valuable role they play in the success of your business

Email or call to schedule an appointment to hear more

BALANCED BODY

Balanced Life now brings you BALANCED BODY; balance your life though movement and fitness. You will finally achieve and maintain your fitness and wellness goals. Balanced Body is exclusive One-on-One fitness coaching, nutritional assessment, and lifestyle management. If you have ever struggled with creating the body you have always wanted and living a healthier life, BALANCED BODY is for YOU!

Email or call for more details and to schedule an appointment that will change your life.

Balancing the Scales – Strategies for Healthy Practices

Lawyers face a unique set of lifestyle challenges due to the profession’s hectic pace and daily stresses. This workshop directly addresses the stress of your practice and provides real-world solutions that reduce your stress, improve your practice and improve your quality of life.

Florida Bar CLE Accredited

Email or call to schedule an individual (one-on-one) or on-site firm workshop

Contact Balanced Life

Use this form to email Michelle Smith today and enjoy a happier, more balanced life.





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