Apryl Zarate Schlueter is the Chief Energy! Officer of The Cheerful Mind, Inc. -- a happiness and productivity coach, speaker, and the author of Finding Success in Balance: My Journey to The Cheerful Mind. After years of working in various industries, ranging from engineering, IT consulting, to teaching and higher-education administration and finance, Apryl realized her true passion for helping people streamline their lives to make more time for more joy, balance, and ease. She uses the strategies of productivity, goal-setting, and planning infused with personal development methodologies, stress management, and self-care to help curb overwhelm that results from a busy lifestyle, and helps her tribe have more fun while getting stuff done! Her own personal interests are wide and varied; in her spare time, she enjoys travel, flying trapeze, stand-up comedy, and thrill-seeking activities, to name a few; she is also a proud mother of two boys and lives in Northbrook, IL. You can learn more about Apryl and The Cheerful Mind online at www.thecheerfulmind.com.