Heather Rose

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?
Hi Everyone I’m Heather Rose, I’m 40, and live in Lancashire. I’m married to Barry and I have a son Isaac who is 11. My business is called Mindset and Me.

2. What is your business about?

My business is to empower children, to help change their life’s for the better. To help them gain confidence, raise their self-esteem and self-love, love of others. To help them gain a growth mindset, to also become resilient in life and to know they are amazing and can be and achieve anything in life.
3. What made you get into this line of business?
I launched this business as myself and my son wanted to share what had worked for us and to help transform as many more life’s as possible. Using daily affirmations, mindfulness, and the law of attraction not only transformed my life but I was able to use what I had learnt to help my son change his.

4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

 I do my affirmations every morning which make me feel amazing and ready to tackle the day ahead.

5. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

Ooohhh this is a tough one as been given lots of good advice. I think I’d have to say to keep  be Authentic, be yourself and don’t compare yourself to anyone else. Also to keep watering your own garden not someone else’s over the fence.
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6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I have lots to recommend to be honest but I’d have to say at the moment I’d say Girl wash your face by Rachel Hollis, and  Mumprenuer on fire series, book 1, 2,3 and 4. (Highly recommend book 2 though as I’m co author and share my story in this )
7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?
 No offers on as present but we will be doing something special for our 1st Birthday in April. Also always keep an eye on our page as I do throw out a few specials out the blue.

8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

As well as my affirmations and journaling which works wonders, 1 thing I also do to change my mindset instantly is to remember what I have been through and where I am now. To also remember what my mission is and I look at a photo of Isaac. This puts me back on track straight away should my mindset start to slip.

9. What do you love most about helping others?

I love seeing people smile, seeing people come out of dark places and struggles and I have been able to help. My mission is to make the world a better place.

10. Your favourite quote?

I love my quotes I have my office wall full of them. I’d have to choose though
‘ Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.
As these means a lot to me as mine was taken away from me once and I’ll never let it happen again.
Thank you Heather for sharing your story and your amazing business with us if you would like to hear more from Heather please go to FacebookInstagram or visit her Website
Have a wonderful day.
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Jo Fitzgerald

Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I’m Jo Fitzgerald, I’m originally from Kent, I lived and worked in the Middle East for 17 years – where I brought up my two gorgeous children, Sam and Anya. We now live in West Sussex, where I am blessed to be the MIBA Coordinator.

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 What is your business about?

My company is Tiny Sponges. I have always been a teacher, in very many roles. I have been a Deputy Head in a Pupil Referral Unit, I ran a Nursery in Muscat, Oman for The British Council but my real passion is Early Years. I started Tiny Sponges two years ago, I wanted to help parents teach their children wellbeing and resilience skills. Mental Health is hugely important to me, I have lost close family members to suicide, my mum was an alcoholic and I have Bipolar Type 2 – and was recently treated for PTSD. Quite a mixed bag!! I have seen first hand, how more children have anxiety issues and mental health conditions, and how little help there is out there for them and their families. I believe that, if we teach our children well-being and resilience skills from an early age, they are better equipped to cope with life’s obstacles.

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 What made you get into this line of business?

I have written two children’s books, one of which is now in schools across West Sussex, along with a Scheme Of Work for teachers to teach Mental health and safeguarding to their pupils. We have also been in collaboration with a leading Danish educationalist, and are now the sole distributor of her resources in the UK and Ireland. These positive mindset resources are used in schools and families across Denmark, and have had amazing results with both wellbeing and learning outcomes. We are exhibiting at The Education Show in London this year, and our aim is to get all of our resources into as many schools as possible in the coming year. I also have two more books ready for publication, and am collaborating with a couple of other people on two more. I write a Blog, published by the Pre-school Learning Alliance and Early Years Matters. I speak at conferences on Child Safeguarding and Mental Health. Our online courses go live this year. The huge Childcare insurance company Morton Michel have bought my ‘How To Keep Safe … in a sometimes crazy world’ book in bulk, and are about to start selling it on their website … things are on the up!

 What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

My morning routine consists of a walk with the dogs, a green juice and straight into the office (at home). My ‘to-do’ list gets me up in the morning! The best advice that I have recently been given is from Leona Burton, CEO of the ‘Mums In Business Association’ who recently spoke at one of our West Sussex meeting. One of her golden nuggets of advice was to block your time every day in your planner – and stick to it – i.e. one hour for social media, one hour for emails, one hour for writing … I often compare myself to the dog in the film ‘Up’, constantly distracted by “squirrel” “squirrel.” I really need the discipline of blocking time!

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What is a book you would say everyone must read?

One of the resources that we have brought over from Denmark is about strengths of character – and how they help with our general well-being and quality of life. I would really recommend reading the ‘Mumprenuer On Fire’ series of books (especially MOF 4, as I am one of the co-authors). My reason is this – women in business are all on a similar journey, we all know how difficult it can be to juggle business, family and life, the stress and the worry is regular and familiar. In these books the stories of women battling through huge adversity, HUGE adversity, are a real lesson and can teach us a lot about ourselves. We all have strengths – bravery, perseverance, grit, gratitude … and we should recognise them in ourselves and use them. We need to have a realistic and positive love for ourselves and our strengths, instead of focussing on our weaknesses – what we don’t know or don’t have, and berating ourselves.

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What One thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

The one thing I do to change my mindset in an instant, is to practice gratitude. I have so very much to be grateful for in my life. I am blessed.

What do you love most about helping others?

Two of my top strengths are kindness and social intelligence. I love going into schools, and seeing how my books make a difference. The feedback I get is gratifying and quite wonderful – it feeds my soul! I get a huge buzz from my work as a MIBA coordinator too. Watching people on their journey, meeting them, supporting them, getting them help – watching collaborations and friendships form. I use my strengths to help make a difference – and the Universe always responds by sending great things my way, and placing them in my lap!!

Your favourite quote?

My favourite quote, though I have so many, is by Dr Seuss – it’s what my teaching is all about:

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

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If you would like to see more from Jo you can at FacebookInstagramTwitter, or her websites TinySponges and JoFizgerald

Have a wonderful day.

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Alison Callan

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

Hi, I’m Alison and I’m a Global Clarity and Success Coach and Mindfulness Consultant. I am currently living in Brisbane in Australia, with my husband our two boys, dog and cat. I’m originally from the UK, and have spent a good seven years in New Zealand. So, I am putting that ‘Global’ title to literal good use!

2. What is your business about?

My Business is about inspiring people to Consciously Create lives they love and deserve and I do this through many modalities. Firstly, it is about empowering empathic intuitives in Business to grow and develop conscious purposeful businesses with confidence and ease. I support them through my group and 1:1 programs. Secondly, I work with empathic intuitives in the corporate space, and mothers returning to work who want to get ahead and climb the corporate ladder without playing the games. Thirdly, I work with Organisations and teams to embed Mindfulness into working environments to bring about a change in culture. And I present and speak on all of these topics!

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3. What made you get into this line of business?

My kids! I realised that when I became a mum how inspired my children made me to be the very best person I could be and how much more I still had to give, how much more I still wanted to do and how I was not ready to let go of my dreams. So, I chose to get to work and own my purpose once and for all, there was no more room in my life to deny my calling, I had Consciously Created life – I deserved to Consciously live mine to the fullest!

4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

I truly love what I do, it’s actually hard to go to bed at night, I’m always so excited about the following day and what I have planned.
I do however do my Mindset Pathway & Planner routine every morning because it keeps me on ‘Purpose’ which is critical in my line of work energetics wise.(You can check it out here – http://bit.ly/MsPaP)

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5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

When you make ‘a mistake’ own it!

I think it’s more than that, if you can see a way that you can improve or solutionise in your own journey then it’s not so much about the mistake but the way you choose the rectify it and learn from it, communicate it and build trust in yourself, your abilities and receive trust and respect from those looking on.

  1. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

’A Little Light on the Spiritual Laws’ – By Diana Cooper

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

I have just hosted the Elevate, Activate and Align – The Empowered Women’s Virtual Summit 2019. Which was a global event and saw myself plus seven other women provide value and Summit only offers. You can still register and watch the reply and grab those offers here – http://www.alisoncallan.com/summit/

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8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Remember who I am. I breathe and allow my future self, the woman I am becoming to converse with me and give me her words of wisdom – she is the one with all the answers and they lie inside me, all I have to do is ask.

  1. What do you love most about helping others?

Honestly, seeing them succeed and helping others. It’s this incredible ripple effect, where they rise in confidence and courage and suddenly they are summoning without effort everything they were struggling previously to dream of.

10. Your favourite quote?

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart – Helen Keller.

And – You can never plan the future by the past!

Alison Callan is a Global Clarity & Success Coach, Mindfulness Consultant, Facilitator, Speaker and #1 Best Selling Co-Author of the book ‘You Are Meant For More’.

 

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If you would like to see more from Alison you can at Facebook, her Facebook Group, or her Website or Instagram.

Alison is also a co-author in a #1 Best selling book – ‘You Are Meant For More’ – available on Amazon.

Have a wonderful day. X

Emma Ward

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

I’m Emma Ward and I’m a Business Confidence Coach. I’m based in Berkshire and expecting my first child in May.

2. What is your business about?

I coach women who are either running a business, or want to, to have the confidence and next-steps-knowledge to put themselves out there so they can get paid to do what they really love.

I do this through online self-study courses, group programs and 1:1 sessions.

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  1. What made you get into this line of business?

I started my own business back in 2008 having given up teaching full-time due to a crippling illness. I started as a Personal Stylist and as I regained my health and spent more and more time helping women wear clothes that reflect who they are as an individual, I realised that I was doing a lot of coaching. I trained to be a Confidence Coach in 2012 and it wasn’t long before I was attracting other female business owners who not only wanted help increasing their confidence but wanted advice on marketing themselves.

I know what it’s like to spend your weekdays working tirelessly on something that doesn’t light you up. I want to help women to get paid to do what they love so they can make the difference in the world that they really crave.

  1. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

Yes, I do have a routine. I do mindset work as soon as I wake up. I say my affirmations and visualise my dreams as a reality. Mindset work has changed my life and I love teaching it to others so I ensure I walk my talk. I really notice when I haven’t done it.

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  1. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

Believe in yourself and your halfway there.

I think you’re more than halfway there! Without self-belief you are left with self-doubt and that slows everything down and leads to (from my own experience) a mediocre life.

 

  1. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson.

  1. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

Yes, I have some offers on right now.

I have a 7-day Vision Board Mastery course for just £20.19. I’ve used vision boards to help me manifest countless things including: my home, my partner, my car, my business, holidays and much more. Anyone can make a vision board but not everyone knows how to create one that really works.

I also have 4 Business Bundles on offer, helping you to identify your Ideal Client; know what to include on your website; how to write effective sales pages; how to brand your personality and how to develop a success mindset.

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  1. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

EFT/tapping. It works like magic!

  1. What do you love most about helping others?

Seeing the way they then believe in themselves and the incredible effect this has on ALL areas of their life.

  1. Your favourite quote?

“A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

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Thank you Emma for sharing your story and business with us if you would like to see more from Emma then please got to her FacebookInstagram or her Website

Emma is also a co-author in Mumpreneur On Fire 4 which is available for pre-order at Amazon

Have a wonderful day x

Estelle Keeber

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

My name is Estelle Keeber and I am one of the co-founders of Mums in Business Association. I am based in Leicester and I’m a mum to my 2 amazing boys Jed and Obi.

2.What is your business about?

MIBA started as a FB group in June 2017. Since then we have grown a social media following of over 50k! We help to support and empower all women In business whether this be through our child friendly networking events, our online community or in 1:1 sessions.

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3. What made you get into this line of business?

We knew that as mums in business ourselves that there was a huge lack of support from other women. We needed to bring women together and show them that together we stand stronger.

4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

I always like to wake up before the boys so that I can have time to take a look at what I have going on that day. I always write out my to do list the night before so that I can settle in bed that evening and know that I’m going to wake up with a plan and purpose. I use to meditate in the mornings but find it enjoy it more and can relax when I meditate in the evenings. I think it’s all about finding a routine that works best for you!

  1. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

To never give up on a dream. Work hard and anything is possible!

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6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

The whole of our mumpreneurs on Fire series…which have now all become #1 best sellers on Amazon. Perfect for anyone who is needing some inspiration.

  1. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

We have so much going on! Right ow we have the VIP which is open, over 20 hours of training’s and expert tips, we also have our MIBA Guide to Growing your Instagram out which is the 1st Instagram book MIBA have created! 2019 is going to be crazy with new products and launches so watch this space!

8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Music is great for lifting my mood!! Blasting out a bit of James Arthur always makes me smile!

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  1. What do you love most about helping others?

Seeing that we have helped thousands of women is pretty incredible. Knowing that just 1 person has been able to become more confident or feel more included is more than enough for me. To see our followers growing not only their businesses but their whole self is truly humbling and makes all the hard work worth while!

10. Your favourite quote?

Teamwork makes the dream work…as soon as you realise this life becomes much easier!

Thanks Estelle for sharing your amazing business and story with us if you want to see more about Estelle and Mums in business association then please go to Twitter , Facebook GroupFacebook Page, or their website

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Have a wonderful day x

Lisa Jane

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?  

Hey I am Lisa Jane I am from Rainham in Kent and my biz name is Luscious Boss Babes

2. What is your business about?

My business is to uplift validate and empower women through skincare and makeup.

3. What made you get into this line of business?

It was the mission behind the foundation that drew me in as its close to my heart.  They help sexually abused women and children.

4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?  

I have a morning routine, I am up at 6am coffee in hand and I will go and sit outside if it’s not raining, just for the peace and quiet and to listen to the birds.  I want to make a difference in women lives and show my 10-year-old daughter a different way.

5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

Be yourself, don’t fake it till you make it.  Let people see you for you.

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6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

I loved the secret but preferred watching it and Eric Worre Go Pro is a good read. I have lots of books lol 

7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

Every month we have a special customer kudos that saves money and changes on the first of every month.

8. What one  thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Personal development and journalling. Watching motivational videos on youtube.

9. What do you love most about helping others?

Just satisfaction of helping them and making them feel better.

10. Your favourite quote?

I love quotes so that is a hard one for me but I do love the work BOOM!

 

Thank you so much Lisa for sharing your story and business with us, if you would like to see more from Lisa then go to InstagramFacebook, or her Website.

Lisa is also one of the co-authors for Mumpreneur on Fire 4 which is now available for pre-order on Amazon

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Have a wonderful day

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Our Book Is Now Available On Amazon!!

Hey everyone,

It has been ages since I sat down and wrote on this blog myself, as I have been featuring so many amazing women on this blog and some of the ladies where my fellow Co-Authors in our book Mumpreneur On Fire 4 which came out for Pre-Order today on Amazon.

I am so excited we were all getting ready for it to drop on the 17th but today we have been told it has come out today. EEEKKKKK!!!

It was a very weird and super cool feeling to see a book which I am in on the Amazon website, it is a dream I have had for ages as you all know I love to write. Not only did our book go on Pre-Order today but the last book Mumprenuer On Fire 3 which I reviewed on this blog has hit the number one best sellers on Amazon again.

So well done ladies, I would love as many of you who read this to help us to hit the number one spot on amazon by sharing our posts, sharing this blog post and ordering your copy Order Here

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This is going to be a crazy month, and I can’t wait here we come No 1 bestselling authors!!

This book is full of very brave, emotional and inspiring stories. Also if anyone would like to help us by interviewing any of the ladies on their blogs, podcasts etc then please let us know via shestepsupblog@gmail.com

Have a wonderful day, and thank you for your continued support.

Michele x

Jennica Collado

1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?
I’m Jennica Collado, a Confidence + Visibility Coach from the Philippines.
 
2. What is your business about?
I work with introverted, intuitive women in business who are afraid to rise and show up in their businesses because they feel like frauds, they are worried about being accepted for who they are, they prefer to hide than to shine and be visible. I help them think better, see themselves as guides, be who they truly are un- apologetically, and be confidently visible.
 
3. What made you get into this line of business?
What made me get into this line of business is a decade of unconsciously working on myself as I move through life. In retrospect, every decision, twist, and turn I committed to led me to learn more about how to be more open and expansive. In the past several months, I deepened my inner work by working on a lifelong struggle with problematic eating. I was very resistant as I prefer to invest time, energy, and money on business coaching instead of therapy. But I trusted my intuition enough that I allowed myself to be led by it. After 4 sessions with my coach/therapist, looking at the mirror is mindblowing. What I previously saw as distortion and ugly is now beautiful, acceptable, and well… Thinner than I’ve ever seen myself. And mind you, I didn’t lose a single pound. That says a lot about the illusion we allow our minds to believe.
 
That experience, one that I’m continuously working on until now, has led me to see myself differently. So different that it uncovered the light and confidence that I innately knew is already in me. And yes, all these self love, self worth, and certainty led me to leave a business of pure strategy to one of healing and transformation. That’s how my confidence and visibility coaching business was born.
 
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4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?
Ooh yes, I love morning routines! It is an evolving set of activities for me but one that’s structured enough for me to commit to it but flexible enough for me to not beat myself up if each activity isn’t done perfectly. I start the day by enjoying my comfy bed and placing my hand on my chest, feeling so much gratitude for where I am and where I’m going. I then prepare my celery juice, bring it to the balcony for some wealth consciousness reading (currently reading “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill). Since my apartment is near the pool where my neighbors’ kids play in the morning, I go back inside to peacefully journal my morning thoughts. After elevating my vibe, I prepare a cup of tea and grab my yoga mat for yoga with YogaGlo.
 
5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
“Whatever you do or say is filtered through the lens of others’ experiences. What they say about you is about them.” I saw this on Instagram at the perfect moment and thinking about it every time I need to has helped me stay on my own lane, shine my light, and live unapologetically.
 
6. What is a book you would say everyone must read?
“The Law of Divine Compensation” by Marianne Williamson.
 
7. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?
Yes! I am currently offering a program to jumpstart 2019! It’s a 30-day private coaching program with me where you would walk away with activated of ease, expansion, and confidence with online visibility. This includes mindset work using the cognitive behavioral approach, bespoke strategies on social media, email list building, and content creation, optimization of Facebook and Instagram accounts, and strong support through weekly 60-minute calls and unlimited Voxer support.
 
If you book a slot by December 31st, this will be USD500. Then the price goes up once we hit 2019. If this resonates with you, feel into the energy… We’re meant to work together.
 
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8. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?
Play with my hamsters. Being with nature and creatures as cute as my hammies instantly change my focus and elevate my vibe, making it easier to choose better feeling thoughts.
 
9. What do you love most about helping others?
What I love the most about helping others is it fulfills my soul purpose. I believe I’m here to guide and teach people, and live my life as a positive example for them.
 
10. Your favourite quote?
Be un -apologetically extra.
Thank you so much Jennica for sharing your story and business with us if you would like to see more please got to InstagramFacebook or her Website
Have a wonderful day x 

Leanne Macdonald

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

My name is Leanne and I am a mum of four living in rural Northumberland.

As an emotional health and well being coach and founder of the Happy Mama Movement; I am an advocate for supporting mums and their children live a happy and balanced life.

  1. What is your business about?

I help parents create calm in the home and get back to enjoying parenting and move on from focusing on the daily stresses of parenthood, I work 121 with mums who feel stuck and who are struggling to get the emotional balance in life and I also work with teens and children to support their understanding of their emotions and the connection to their thoughts and to realise the power they have inside of them to navigate smoothly through life……. and breath! ha

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  1. What made you get into this line of business?

I basically found myself at an all time low, struggling to find joy in parenting, struggling to find joy in life and dealing with my husband who at the time was facing some issues with his own mental health all while running my own business and having four kids.

I woke up one day and realised there was more to life and set off to find it and in doing so I felt inspired to help anyone who has ever felt like I used to.

I was also inspired to work with children as my husbands mental health issues plus my lack of lustre for life had a knock on effect in my children’s life – which I am so happy to have turned around.

 

  1. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

I get up in the morning because I love my life. I love my home, I love my work, I love my family and I have finally found my inner joy.

My morning routine consists of mentally noting my appreciation and gratitude for everything in my life and the things to come, I take 10 full in breaths and full out breaths and I pull a card from my keepers of the light deck for guidance…. Then I have ten gallons of coffee

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  1. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

I tend to listen to my own intuition and rarely seek advice from others so this is a hard question to answer, I suppose an ex boss once said to me that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and my interpretation of that was that nothing in life is worth loosing your inner peace over, you can also find a solution when you tackle a problem with love and understanding.

 

  1. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

F**k It Therapy

 

  1. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

I am opening up my mama and me positive living academy for enrolments. The academy focuses on the whole picture, mums mindset and emotional balance, parenting and supporting your child with their emotional needs. Its a six week academy with weekly training, activities, guidance and support – and by the end of the course you will have a new, clear and peaceful approach to parenting and life and you will be able to support your children to achieve the same.I love this academy, I have poured my heart and soul into it, I focused on how I felt in the past, my children have given their input and I have worked with lots of mums as guinea pigs  to fine tune the content and its amazing!

 

  1. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Breath work, it instantly changes your emotional state. Full in breath and full out breath.

 

  1. What do you love most about helping others?

The moment I see a light bulb go off and my clients whole body language changes, like they have just found their own joy – I love that.

 

  1. Your favourite quote?

My favourite quote is – ‘All we are is pure joy, peace and wisdom with the power to create the illusion we are not’

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Thank you so much Leanne for sharing your amazing business with us, if you want to see more from Leanne please got to FacebookInstagram or Website

Have a wonderful day x

Karin Houston

 

  1. Please Introduce yourself, what is your name, business name, where you are from?

My name is Karin, I’m from Fife in Bonnie Scotland (once you get past the rain and 6 days of sunshine a year…..it is kind of Bonnie). I am a mum to 6 and the CEO, cleaner, skivvy and boss lady of Beauty Bath Junkie.

2. What is your business about?

I make Bath Bombs mostly, but am venturing into new territory with soaps and other pamper products in the New Year. I started 3 years ago with a £50 investment (after the tax man very kindly gave me a refund). I started to sell online bath bombs sourced from suppliers, and after a few weeks friends approached me asking if they could sell them too. It kind of went from there – in year two after a series of let downs and bad quality from suppliers I decided I could do better and I got myself on the journey to making my own bath bombs. I now have well over 100 cosmetic safety assessments and hand paint a lot of our products, which sell all over the UK via a network of brand reps.

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3. What made you get into this line of business?

I believe the universe was responsible for this……I was a police officer and I guess my career was mapped out…..13 years service and pension forecast sorted, but a series of events in 2014 /2015 conspired to knock me for 6. In 2015 after a particularly bad week, I had a breakdown at work…..a complete “omg look at the snotters running from her nose” scenario as I sobbed uncontrollably for an hour.

I left that day and never went back. From being a confident, healthy police officer, I turned into a hairy hermit who suffered severe anxiety attacks in a daily basis. I left the house only to go to the Docs and counselling. I became smelly, unkempt and exhausted and I really didn’t know how to pull myself out of it. A year later, I was online when it suddenly hit me that working online was the way to go. I had done some network marketing prior to this as a sideline but I needed a job – a job that didn’t require me to get out of PJs or leave the house. I look back now at “snottergate” and realise how far I have come, and I actually don’t have to plait armpit hair and actually get dressed every day now!
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4. What makes you get up and go in the morning, do you have a morning power routine?

Passion of creating makes me get up (and 2 twin terrorists who can’t be in the same room without arguing). I work every day and even when I decide to take a day off, I’m on my phone with our brand reps or wholesale customers so I’m never really off duty. I start the day with a coffee, check emails and messages and try to listen to a you tube video that is motivational or inspiring. Les brown is an absolute favourite.

5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

Really two pieces of advice that go hand in hand – the first being – you can’t please everyone. In the early days I tried to……I was running about like a headless chicken trying to make everyone happy and then one day it hit me……..some people will never be happy no matter what you do. Once I had accepted that, it became a lot easier. The second piece of advice is – celebrate the positive and forget the negative. What a game changer!! I choose to dwell on successes, happy times and positive…….when I get a “blip” in that run, I learn from it and literally package it up and throw it away.

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5. What is a book you would say everyone must read?

Wow so many helped me on my journey to recovery but i love audio books and one I listened to so so many times was “you are a badass”.

6. Does your business have any offers on at present or coming up?

Our brand reps have always got offers on on products or hampers and we have a free sign up on January 6 for people looking to join us.

7. What one thing do you do to change your mindset instantly?

Music – it has to be cranked up and you HAVE to sing along and / or dance! I have a voice like a strangled moggy but I still love singing.

8. What do you love most about helping others?

It is the best feeling EVER! It’s like a smooth, creamy, hot chocolate with marshmallows for the soul.

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10. Your favourite quote?

“if you say you can or can’t – you are right”. It sums it right up. YOU are responsible for the outcome.

Thank you so much Karin for sharing your story and amazing business with us if you would like to see more from Karin and Beauty Bath Junkie please go to Beauty Bath Junkie  or Instagram

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Have a wonderful day x