The #1 myth that stops you doing what you really want (and 7 ways to get going) The #1 myth that stops you doing what you really want (and 7 ways to get going) The #1 myth that stops you doing what you really want (and 7 ways to get going)
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The #1 myth that stops you doing what you really want (and 7 ways to get going)

Danielle sits at her desk each day in between meetings sketching designs of the jewellery she longs to make but doesn’t, because she thinks to herself again and again that no one will ever buy it. Georgia works in a bank but secretly dreams about starting a baking business and becoming the next cupcake Queen. But she doesn’t, because she thinks she needs to have a commercial kitchen and a retail store and lots and lots of money. And then there’s Mary, who gets woken up at night with words ...

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The reality of imposter syndrome

  “A psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalise their accomplishments.” If you’ve ever been to a women’s conference, a professional development course or a leadership event for women, you will have no doubt heard about the imposter syndrome. Spoken about amongst women as one of the key reasons for their lack of confidence, other than the notion that, “I feel like a fraud,” it’s often not defined or clarified as to what it actually is and how to deal ...

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Let passion and play ignite your possibilities

My client Mary was having a really hard time in her career. She knew that what she was doing wasn’t lighting her up, in fact she was pretty much hating it. She felt stuck, under utilised, and just plain bored. There was no purpose or passion in her job, but she had no idea what came next. As we worked together, the stories of what Mary was really passionate about started to unfold. Connecting with people. Sewing. Entertaining. Crafts. Natural healing. Wellbeing. So I asked her, what would it ...

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Get past the Sunday night dread (and that Monday slump)

I’m going to force myself to do it. I should. I really don’t want to, but I have too. People are counting on me, so I better show up. I said I would, so I will. But I really, really, really don’t want to. Have you said any of these things to yourself recently? As you think about work this week, preparing yourself for what’s coming up, gearing yourself up perhaps, consider these questions: What are you looking forward to this week? What are you dreading? What are you going to have to ...

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Is this success?

How do you define success? In this very moment, considering your work and career, would you call yourself successful? Whether you answered yes or no, what were the measurements that you used? What’s on your checklist for how successful you do or don’t deem yourself to be? Many of us are striving for success and yet we don’t really know what that looks like for us. So we look around, at our friends, our peers, even strangers on the Internet, and as we absorb the cultural narrative into our ...

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WLW 017 Mia Freedman on Work Strife Balance

In today’s digital world, where social media makes it possible to constantly compare yourself to others, Mia Freedman is a breath of fresh air. Unlike many figures in the public eye, Mia openly shares the real moments of her life with us, not just the highlight reel, and she is a strong and refreshing voice with a mission is to make the world a better place for women and girls. For anyone who doesn’t know Mia, she is a writer, broadcaster, author, former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, ...

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WLW 015 Dr. Ezzie Spencer on Living an Abundant Life

Do you feel connected to your body and to your natural rhythms? Do you flow easily between your masculine and feminine energies, with periods of time of intense activity and equal amounts of time for rest and restoration? Or does your life feel a little off balance (or maybe even a lot)? Do you feel as though you are pushing and striving and feeling exhausted by the daily grind? If the latter is true, then this conversation with Dr. Ezzie Spencer is for you. Dr Ezzie Spencer is a beautiful ...

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The truth about becoming more confident

I was recording a bonus interview for the upcoming launch of The Career Toolkit program with a dear client yesterday. The topic was confidence. We were talking about her 26 year career journey and how confidence has impacted her throughout – both negatively and positively. It was a juicy and super helpful conversation that I know members will gain such great insight from. And right toward the end, she said the truth that all women need to hear, something that we had been working on and ...

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WLW 013: Julie Parker on Heart-Centered Living

If you’ve ever wondered what it means to be able to live and lead from your heart, and fully embrace your feminine qualities in business and in life, then this episode with Julie Parker is for you. Julie Parker is the CEO and founder of the Beautiful You Coaching Academy where she passionately trains and supports heart-centered people to bring their talents into the world as life coaches. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Inspired Coach magazine, a published author, and an in-demand speaker. She ...

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Are you showing up with presence?

Many women (and men I might add) are searching for ways to show up with more authenticity and power in their work and lives. In her best-selling book, Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, Associate Professor Amy Cuddy from Harvard Business School, suggests that the best way for us to step into our authenticity and personal power is through cultivating more moments of what she calls presence. As she articulates: “Presence is the state of being attuned to and able to ...

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WLW 012: Rebecca Campbell on The Rising Feminine

For those of you who loved my first conversation with Rebecca Campbell, I’m so excited to be able to share with you Part 2 of my conversation with my beautiful, wise and gifted friend. Rebecca is a best selling author, inspirational motivational speaker, spiritual teacher, grounded spiritual mentor and practical intuitive guide. Following the success of her first book Light Is The New Black, Rebecca has just released her second book Rise Sister Rise: A Guide To Releasing The Wise, Wild ...

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WLW 011: Dr. Libby on Women’s Wellness Wisdom

If you’re ready for more practical insights and inspiration from another one of my favorite holistic health gurus, then this episode with Dr. Libby Weaver is not to be missed. Dr. Libby is one of Australasia’s leading nutritional biochemists. She is a speaker and prolific author – with nine number one bestselling books including Accidentally Overweight, Rushing Woman’s Syndrome and her latest book, Women’s Wellness Wisdom. Dr. Libby has a beautiful, natural ability to break down even ...

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