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Welcome to lifeisabalancingact.com, the website brought to you by Debbie Lessin and Balancing Act Productions, Inc.

Debbie Lessin is an author (Life is a Balancing Act…a fun book), a speaker (Life is a Balancing Act) and an entrepreneur (Balancing Act Productions, Inc., and D.J. Lessin & Associates, Inc.)

Life really is a balancing act! Our endless to-do lists have each of us juggling work and play, friends and family, heart and soul and mind and body in continuous always changing cycles. A recent study (July 2006) by the Association of Executive Search Consultants indicated that 56% of business executives had not achieved a satisfactory work/life balance. And 46% of them indicated that their work/life balance had worsened in the past five years.

Finding balance is a journey, a journey on a road without a map. Debbie readily admits that her fascination with balance was discovered by taking that journey and exploring the mystery and magic of all that life has to offer.

Debbie has created an inter-active workshop on life balance issues. Life is a Balancing Act - the live act provides practical advice on how to make balance a regular part of your day-to-day life. The presentation examines life priorities and provides an action plan for goal implementation. Debbie is a dynamic speaker with an endless supply of energy and passion. Life is a Balancing Act is fun and inspirational!

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New! Balance Lady Designs
Unique & Expressive Accessories Repurposed Woven Necktie Silk

Balance Lady Designs came about as a result of Debbie admiring the amazingly wonderful silk designed by her friend and work neighbor Lee Allison. Lee designs and sells ties as well as other men's fashion accessories. Be sure to visit www.leeallison.com for the men in your life!

On a whim Debbie began using the necktie silk remnants to craft earrings, bobby pins and flower pins (that can also double as a hair barrette).

The craft project has now taken over Debbie's life, house and office!

Doing what Debbie does best, she took her creative endeavor and turned it into a new business.

The new Balance Lady Designs are available at a variety of boutiques and retailers throughout the city.


Balance Lady Designs now at:

Evensong Table

Heidel House
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Evensong Spa

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Stella Tiecoon, NYC
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In her book Life is a Balancing Act...a fun book, Debbie shares 66 simple, practical and whimsical ideas on how to juggle this balancing act we call life. This beautifully illustrated book is a gift book not only for yourself but one you will enjoy giving to those whose quality of life you want to improve.


Order your copies directly online now!

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Salim Omar of CPA Marketing Genius interviews Debbie Lessin, CPA on “Creating a Life of Balance”.  CPA Marketing Genius helps clients discover how to attract high quality clients, work less hours and achieve financial independence.  What a better person for Salim to interview than the Balance Lady herself, Debbie Lessin! 

For a transcript of this audio recording contact us.


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Be sure to take a look at our Balancing Act Products. Balancing Act Products are for your mind and your spirit! They will complement and encourage your own personal balance!

We also hope you enjoy our Inspirations. These are excerpts of Debbie's thoughts and writings on balance and change. Feel free to share your own thoughts with us. They may even appear in Inspirations in the future!









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Wednesday May 8, 2013
11:30 am–1:15 pm
Work/Life Balance Panel Discussion

Professional Women's Club of Chicago

Union League of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL

Registration Details to Follow


The Heartland Spa

Saturday July 10th, 2013
Heartland Spa
1237 E. 1600 North Road
Gilman, IL

10th year in a row!
Debbie Lessin will be a featured speaker at The Heartland Spa,a private health and fitness retreat nestled in a stress-free, tranquil country setting, only 90 miles South of Chicago. more information ...



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Friday March 8, 2013
Elcona Country Club,
Bristol, IN

Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself

NIBCO International Women’s Day
NIB Women Gaining Momentum


More information about Previous Presentations, Booksignings, Interviews and Other Events--->

Debbie Lessin is a now a featured author on work life balance on evancarmichael.com.

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