In the beginning.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve longed to be someone or something else.
I wanted to be skinnier, smarter, pretty, shorter, richer, cooler and above all, I wanted the entire world to like me. In a nutshell, I wanted to feel good enough.
As I sailed into my early 20’s, it appeared to the outside world that I had my shit together. I completed my business degree, scored myself a high flying corporate job and was engaged to a dashing young man. But behind the scenes I was suffering. I was obsessed with attaining a skinnier figure, numbing myself with shopping, food and alcohol and experiencing intense bouts of what I now know as anxiety.
I was deeply disconnected to myself and had no idea who I was.
My dreams, values, beliefs and thoughts were rooted in my external world.
My body began manifesting this dis-ease that was playing out in my mind. I hadn’t experienced a menstrual cycle for two years and was diagnosed with Amenorrhea — defined as an absence of menstrual periods. I had no idea what was going on in my body, but I knew some serious lifestyle changes were needed. Stat.
With the help of an incredible naturopath, I ditched my dieting antics and started approaching whole foods from a place of intuition and love. I replaced hardcore workouts with gentle options like walking, yoga and some resistance training. I relieved my anxiety with meditation. And I began seeing a life coach to help me unravel my purpose and passion — which turned out to be supporting women to be the best version of themselves. More on this here.
Life as it is now.
After spending nearly two decades:
Focusing on fear.
Clamouring for control.
Longing for acceptance.
Swimming in self doubt.
I made inner work a priority. I invested in life coaching and self development. I made space in my life for daily meditation, journaling, affirmations and high vibe podcasts. I surrounded myself with positive and inspiring people who lift me up. I dug deep and released those limiting beliefs that were holding me back.
I’ve quit the corporate world for work that I love.
I eat an array of foods and move my body in a way that feels good.
I am connected to my intuition and seek to live in alignment with my true self.
And most importantly, I can honestly say I love the woman I am today.
Yes, I have off days just like anyone else and I still struggle with self doubt. But I’m loving the journey, and have discovered a true passion for helping others do the same. After completing certifications in Life Coaching (BYCA), Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy and Meditation, I’m blessed enough to help amazing people just like you get clear on their purpose and master their mindsets so they can unlock their unlimited potential and create lives they love.
How bloody lucky am I?
A little bit more about me.
My philosophy is BALANCE. Yes, I’m a sucker for some beautiful meditation music, but Drake is also my homeboy. I thrive off green juices, but also love a good drop of wine with my girlfriends on a Friday night. I adore getting glammed up for special occasions, but live in my comfy leggings. I’m all about that eco-friendly life, but I still reach for the cling wrap from time to time. I nourish my body with whole foods, but also have a serious weakness for sweets.
I’m passionate about taking care of my health — whether that’s physical, mental and emotional — but at the end of the day, I’m just a regular girl out here living my life and compassion and kindness to both myself and others is my motto.
There was a time, not so long ago, where I would awaken each morning and just allow my day to happen.
From the moment my alarm went off I would groan to myself ‘Oh I’m so tired’ and then I would proceed to check my email inbox, social media notifications and WhatsApp messages all within minutes of opening my eyes. This was a surefire recipe for high anxiety levels and …
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