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Celebrating 4 Years!

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

Release Date: 11/15/2021

The How is Irrelevant show art The How is Irrelevant

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this episode I wanted to share a simple concept that I learned from another coach that hit home. It all comes down to the HOW, and wanting to have the perfect plan in place before we start anything.

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Finding the Gifts in Our Adversities with Erin Paterson show art Finding the Gifts in Our Adversities with Erin Paterson

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

Today we are speaking with Author and Public Speaker, Erin Paterson. Erin is a Canadian author and public speaker who tested gene positive for Huntington’s Disease (HD). Shortly after she started suffering from depression, then received more crushing news, she was infertile. Despite those diagnoses she was determined to have a family and live a joyful life. She is on a mission to positively impact other people’s lives by writing and speaking about genetic disease, depression, and infertility.

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Core Values: Standards, Expectations & Boundaries - Part 3 show art Core Values: Standards, Expectations & Boundaries - Part 3

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In the 3rd part of this series on values we are going to break down the word values, core values and see how this pertains to our life and business. The first episode focused on what core values and helped you to identify them in your life. The second episode dove into are those core values in alignment in your life? Instead of looking outward at people, programs or comparison for what everyone else is doing for alignment, it starts with looking inward.

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Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this episode, I am diving into my understanding and lessons about the energy of worrying. According to Psychology Today, “Worry tends to be more focused on thoughts in our heads, while anxiety is more visceral in that we feel it through our bodies. Our thoughts create our reality, and the continuous response and energy of worry is putting visceral stress on our bodies, so if we can change our thoughts we can manage, shift or change what is happening inside of our bodies.

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Let Your Audience See You with Jillian Murphy show art Let Your Audience See You with Jillian Murphy

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

Today we are speaking with Business Mentor, Jillian Murphy. Jillian is a sales mentor and business coach for entrepreneurs. After 22 years in the corporate space Jillian moved online after losing it all during the pandemic. In the beginning of the pandemic, Jillian dove in head first into the online space growing her business from scratch. Over these past 6 months, while working through medical conditions, Jillian has had to dive into healing,

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Assessing Your Core Values - Part 2  show art Assessing Your Core Values - Part 2

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this series we are going to break down the word values, core values and see how this pertains to our life and business. A value is simply a way of being or believing that we hold important. (Brene Brown). Living into our values means that we do more than profess our values, we practice them. We walk our talk - we are clear about what we believe and hold important and we take care that our intentions, our words, thoughts, and behaviours align with those beliefs.

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Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this episode, I want to share some thoughts on comparison and what it is doing to us in our lives and in our business. In this time of building our businesses online, especially this year when so many people are having to continue to pivot, shift, change or completely reinvent themselves in an unknown territory, it is too easy to stop and compare your “progress” to someone else’s “perceived progress”.

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Living In Gratitude for the Journey with Jackie Serviss show art Living In Gratitude for the Journey with Jackie Serviss

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

Today we are speaking with People Strategist, Jackie Serviss.  Jackie is a seasoned Human Resource Executive and Certified Executive Coach (CEC) with over a decade of assisting leaders in aligning people strategies and talent acquisition best practices to scale their organization. As a business owner and people strategist, Jackie leverages her leadership and integrated approach to drive strategy around talent planning and forecasting organizational design,

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Identifying and Breaking Down Our Values - Part 1 show art Identifying and Breaking Down Our Values - Part 1

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this series we are going to break down the word values, core values and see how this pertains to our life and business. A value is simply a way of being or believing that we hold important. (Brene Brown). Living into our values means that we do more than profess our values, we practice them. We walk our talk - we are clear about what we believe and hold important and we take care that our intentions, our words, thoughts, and behaviours align with those beliefs.

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Strategy Isn’t Enough with Jennifer Yassen show art Strategy Isn’t Enough with Jennifer Yassen

Own Your Choices Own Your Life

In this episode, I am sharing an interview with Brand Expert, Content Strategist, and Storyteller, Jennifer Yassen. Jennifer and I connected in a mastermind in early 2021, and I loved how she helped brands and entrepreneurs to use their stories to build their brands. We connected multiple times over the past few months in live coaching calls, webinars, masterclasses and now a mastermind starting in January called Your Story Makes Your Brand.

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In this episode, I am celebrating and sharing that it has been 4 years since my 6x Bestselling Book Release, When She Stopped Asking Why. I am a completely different person since that book release and I am so grateful for this experience. I wanted to share some lessons that still ring true for me, some new lessons, the power of asking different questions, and how the dots always connect even when we don’t think they ever will make sense. 

In today’s episode we discuss:

1) I wrote my book to help myself to heal and to help others never feel that they are alone. When you write it with that intention, you learn to let go of what others might think.

2) I have let go of the needing to be the perfectionist, in fact, I have almost let go of her completely.

3) I am so grateful that I put my own healing ahead of building a business, we always go first.

4) We never know who will be impacted by our story. Someone somewhere is praying for the solutions we are holding onto.

5) This started the journey of helping other women learn how to share their stories, and this is truly a fire I love being a part of!

6) There is no easy way through doing the work. It is messy, hard, ugly, and through is the only way.

7) There are gifts in all of us and from all of our experiences. It is our choice whether we use them or not.

8) We can always choose our hard. Staying stuck is hard, and moving forward is hard, we get to choose which one we want.

9) Our stories happen to us for a reason, we choose to see the reason or we can ask different questions as to what is this teaching us.

10) Some of the most impactful people in our life, or the people we are meant to impact are people we haven’t even met yet. They are waiting for us to go first.

11) If you are not in a place of believing in yourself, surround yourself with people with who you can borrow their belief and then know that you will pay it to forward to someone else one day.

12) We are always capable of more than we think. We are our biggest limitation.

13) The dots always connect somewhere, have faith that this dot today will connect to somewhere in your future. Be the first to know

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Marsha Vanwynsberghe — Author, Speaker and Life Coach Marsha is the 6-time Bestselling Author of “When She Stopped Asking Why”. She shares her lessons as a parent who dealt with teen substance abuse far past the level of normal experimentation. Through her programs, coaching and live events for women, Marsha is on a mission to teach you how to “Own Your Choices” in your own life. She teaches women how to own their stories, lead themselves and pay it forward to others by creating businesses that serve, support and impact others.