3 Steps to Coming Out of Your Low Places

I recently went through a low period.

We all do. We are all human.

I had just come off of my high after completing a road show, hosting workshops for female entrepreneurs in cities across western Canada.   When I came back, I was accessing my landscape and felt defeated and frustrated by a few things.

The details are irrelevant because what brings me down will be different from you, but I know that you too experience struggle.

The point is, we all experience setbacks. Trying times.

Defeated

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4 Beliefs to Fuel Your Action

I am on a roadshow.  Traveling to some of the most beautiful cities in western Canada hosting over 200 women along the way.

In every workshop my guests leave committed to doing something differently and I am reminded that we all have something to gain from taking inspired and purposeful action.

…. what’s the impact if you don’t take the actions you’ve been avoiding?

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

Life would have been so different had I known then what I know now.

Not from the work and life experiences I’ve gained over my time on earth, but how I would have navigated the thoughts in my mind.

Growing up I was consumed by what people thought of me.

I truly felt that everyone was judging me. That people were always watching me critically at school, in sports, at work and even socially.

I was always concerned about people figuring out that I wasn’t as smart, kind or as good of an athlete as they thought I was.

I know that I’m not the only person who felt this way.

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I am not afraid to fail…anymore

My parents were incredibly loving, supportive and kind, but what I now realize is that they never talked to me about their day to day lives, their work, their challenges and most definitely NEVER about failing.

At a young age I deduced that you are either Perfect or you Fail.

To me, it was very black and white, no grey area.

I had no idea that my dad made mistakes and got over them.

I had no idea if my mom ever tried to do something she was afraid of.

What I do know is that I would have made different choices throughout my life if I hadn’t been afraid to fail.

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