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The Rise Of The Empowered Woman - [7 Step Quest]

It’s February 17, just after 7.00pm and I was feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. This was day 12 of keeping all the balls in the air while my husband was overseas. The kids were hyperactive and not listening and I just didn’t have the energy to carry on.

I was at breaking point, I found myself on my bed crying with the knowing that I had to surrender to the moment. 

I was spent and depleted. I knew I needed to let myself feel the emotions I was experiencing.

As my children comforted me, I knew in that very moment that my life needed to change. Not just for me but for my family. 

For the past few years, I’ve been rooted to my routines. I’ve been stuck on autopilot and became a walking to-do list, focused on doing more and more while becoming disconnected from my truth.

I was completely out of balance. I was pushing and pushing to the point that my yang energy had almost completely drowned out my yin feminine energy.

With the manic pace of my life, I was constantly “doing” without creating the space for just “being”. 

The illusion is when you’re in the “doing” you grow but what I discovered is that when you’re in the “being” your grow.

On paper, some would assume I had it all. A successful business, a loving and supportive partner, two beautiful healthy children and a family home full of love. But I didn’t feel settled in my life. My soul had no space to breathe.

For the past several years women have been knocking on my door and sharing similar stories.

They were go-getters yet felt like they were not quite in their life as they were meant to be. Even after they enjoyed success, they began to awaken to what's missing and started to feel that there were aspects of themselves that have been forgotten, hidden, or were missing.

An undercurrent started to brew and more and more women were having a rebirth. It was my breaking point moment that helped me to truly understand their story.

You see every life is a story and every story has a message.

My breaking point and their messages lead to my breakthrough.

It was the impetus for me to try something I’d never tried before. I saw an energy healer who would change me forever. 

 What evolved over the coming days truly changed my life and my way of being.

For the first time ever; 

  • I realised that in order for me to reconnect with myself, I needed to reconnect with mother nature
  • I learnt how to feel settled and content by surrendering to the ebb and flow of my life and 
  • I discovered how to nurture and mother myself and to love my world through gratitude

Since pausing, unplugging and reflecting, I have awakened to the empowered woman I was created to be and I want to help you do the same.

I want my message to be your alarm clock.

This is your call to come home to who you truly are

  • It's time to reverse engineer your life to achieve greater fulfilment
  • It's time to bring back your feminine energy
  • It's time to stop being who you’ve been conditioned to be and start moving towards who you were created to be.
  • It's time to share your unique light with the world

Our organisations are encouraging us to bring our whole selves to work and our planet is crying out for us to rise and balance the energies.

If we want to change the world, if we want to change our organisations, we must start by looking within.

By you rising you’re making it easier for your sisters to find you, those who are just like you, those who are looking for you too.

So are you ready to rise, show up and be present in your life as the empowered woman you were created to be?

Together we will discover our awakening. 

P.S Don’t forget to share this quest with your soul sisters who need to rise alongside you.

What Do You Do?

What’s the first question most people ask you when you meet?

It’s likely, “What do you do?”

Well, there I was on a Sunday afternoon attending a friends BBQ when someone asked me just that.

Not even sure if the person cared in the first place, I spent the next ten minutes explaining what I did.

As I walked away to make a plate of food, I realised my whole identity was wrapped up in my job. 

There I was, 29 yrs old and in the prime of my life and yet had no idea who I really was. 

While my job was exciting and involved international travel, surely there had to be more to me than my job. 

It was in that moment that I made it a priority to get to know me.

I started reading more books, playing tennis, taking salsa dancing classes and even took up pole dancing classes with a group of friends from work for a bit of a laugh! (and boy did we laugh!)

I've since realised that discovering who I am and my purpose in this world is a non-negotiable for me.

It's no wonder that now I help women discover their destiny and purpose in this physical world.

Since that BBQ, I moved on from my first marriage, left my job, started a business, remarried and had two healthy beautiful children.

Every crossroad, every decision has brought me closer to discovering who I am. 

As I look back and join the dots I know with every bone in my body that this is my path. 

Empowering women to uncover who they really are, to help them surrender to the rhythm of life, to know the legacy they want to create and helping them live every day authentically aligned is my soul's purpose.

So what would you say if you were asked, "So what do you do?"

Are you happy with the response or do you feel like you're skimming the surface?

Many people force themselves out of bed to live the same day again and again and call it a life. 

If you don't know who you are and claim it, you will look to others for permission to be who you think you might be.

I want each woman to be relentless in her pursuit of discovering who she is, for her to find her voice, speak her truth and live a wholehearted life.

A year from now what do you wish you'd started today?

If its something you want to do together, then I'm here to help you find the path you are being called to forge. Let's reverse engineer your career and start by asking "WHO AM I" and "WHY AM I HERE".

Click here to hear about Shweta's recent journey in discovering who she is.

Janette x

P.S If you'd like to have a chat about your life, just click here and set up a time that suits.

How To Use Autumn To Achieve Personal Growth

I've recently returned from a family trip to Forster, which is a few hours drive north of Sydney. It was wonderful to slow down and really be one with nature.

We saw dolphins swimming close to shore, rainbows and found the most amazing shells of all colours and shapes.

Every day I felt blessed to have had the opportunity to be with my family and to experience such beauty.

I noticed the trees were shedding their leaves and I started to think about the cyclic nature of life and how each season presents us with new opportunities.

The lesson of Autumn is to show us how beautiful it is to let things go. Now is the season to turn inward and invest your energy in what you want to see flourish.

So what do you need to let go of so that you can move forward or make space for what you want? Nothing is going to change until you find the courage to dig deep and find what it is that’s weighing you down, and eventually letting it go.

Maybe you're holding onto who you were told you should be rather than who you truly are. Maybe you're staying in a relationship that’s no longer right for you. Or, spending time with friends who no longer feel like your tribe.

But, while it seems beautiful for the trees to let go of all those lovely leaves, we rarely think of the letting go in our own lives as being beautiful. Often, we simply view it through the lens of loss. It hurts to let go, so we hold on, even if all we have left to hold onto are our memories of those feelings.

Autumn is a season when leaves let go and fall from the trees. As such, it is a time when we too can release what no longer serves us.

In clearing away the old, we are now receptive to the new.

So how can you use Autumn to nurture a new you? Here are my top four tips.

1. Let go of an outdated vision for yourself
As humans, we are always evolving and growing. We are just as cyclical as mother nature. Is the vision you have for yourself, still the vision to support your highest good? Do you have a personal brand statement? If yes, I want you to look at and it and ask yourself these questions;

  1. Is this the brand identity that best represents who I am and what I can do?
  2. Is this brand identity something that creates value in the eyes of my clients/organisation?
  3. Can I live this brand? 

If you don't have a personal brand statement, I encourage you to create one. It will give so much meaning and direction to your life and purpose.

“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth, or step back into safety.” - Abraham Maslow

2. Let go of the impulse to compare yourself to others
Have you ever noticed that not all trees are on the same time schedule? Each tree is responding to its own rhythm of life and so you should too.

There is no one else like you. Never has been + never will be again. So own all that you are. embrace your quirks, your faults, your amazingness, and everything that makes you, you.

If you have a clear personal brand statement, you will stop feeling the need to compare yourself to others. You'll be very clear on your higher purpose and your daily actions will be aligned to your journey. Remember your chapter two maybe someone else's chapter twenty.

Life is life and every living thing, including you, me and your friend, has its own rhythm and season for growth.

“A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to. It is different. And there’s room in the garden for every flower. You didn’t have to struggle to make your face different than anyone else’s on earth. It just is. You are unique because you were created that way." ~ Marianne Williamson

3. Let go of the outfits no longer serving you
According to a UK study, it takes women on average sixteen minutes every morning to work out what to wear. Think about the amount of decision fatigue and mental space you can save by clearing your wardrobe.

Observe how the trees that change with the seasons don’t struggle to hold on to foliage. They need release in order to be complete in their cycle of growth, preparing for what comes next in their evolution as “tree.”

So jump into your wardrobe and get rid of the negative emotions. Your wardrobe is a place you visit every single day. Every morning when you open up the doors to your wardrobe it instantly speaks to you. As you look at that pair of jeans you haven't worn in a few years, you're subconsciously reminded of the extra kilo's you've put on. Then you glance up and see a top that still has a guilt tag attached to it and you are reminded of how you've wasted your hard earned money yet again. What does this do to your self-esteem and confidence?

As a professional woman what you pull out of this space is affecting you more than you realise. It’s affecting how you feel when you look at yourself in the mirror, it’s affecting how you perform in a meeting, it's affecting the way you walk and talk and your body language.

Remove all the garments that don’t fit you anymore. Even if you just take them out of your wardrobe and place them into bags.

If you still have garments with tags attached, work our how to wear them or move them on.

If you have clothes that you wore 5-10 years ago that hold negative feelings, it's time to move them out!

4. Let go of the need to fit in
Be yourself. Find your own path. Do your own thing. No one ever said that you had to do life the same way everyone else does it. Who cares what everyone else thinks? We definitely shouldn’t. We should be proud of ourselves, proud to be who we are, even if that means that we are not living according to society’s expectations.

So, my friends, what do you want to let go of? What do you need to release? Talk to me. Share with me.

Always in service to you.

Janette x

P.S If you'd like to chat about where you're at with your personal brand journey, 
just click here and set up a time. Speak soon!

There seems to be a kind of order in the universe, in the movement of the stars and the turning of the earth and the changing of the seasons, and even in the cycle of human life. ~ Katherine Anne Porter

Who You Are Is Your Biggest Asset and Your Biggest Competitive Edge.

Each one of you is born to impact the world in some way.

No-one on this planet has the same combination of skill, talent, passion, personality and opportunity as you.

In recent times women were still being held back, not empowered to bring all that they are to their journey of life.

Times are changing. 

More and more organisations are encouraging their employees to bring their whole selves to work. 

But what does that mean for women who in the past have had to suppress their natural inherent traits and their divine feminine?

The truth is you want to be seen, heard and to make an impact. 

It’s time for you to rediscover who you are by diving deep into your centre and taking a closer look at your world within. 

It’s time to tap into your divine feminine, speak your truth, claim what's yours and find your destiny.


It’s our time as women to rediscover our divine feminine, to embrace all that we are and lead with a clear sense of who we are.

By embarking on your personal brand journey and discovering your “why” and recognising your unique fingerprint, you will be able to live a life rich in purpose, that celebrates your uniqueness and have meaningful experiences that feed your soul whilst leaving a legacy that will outlast your years.

Its time to stop settling, comparing, hiding, asking for permission, playing small, getting by and fitting in.

Now the world is asking you to forge your own path, draw your worth from deep within and live a life that expresses all that you are.

Only you can share your message in the way you were born to do.

Who you are is your biggest asset and your biggest competitive edge.

If you feel it's your time to fully express who you are, then I'd be honoured to take you on this journey of discovering your personal brand, divine feminine and your WHY. 

Today could be the start of something BIG! Click here to set up a time to chat.


Empowered Women Series - Jacinda Ardern: Her Personal Brand Revealed

She's the world’s youngest female leader having taken office at the age 37, which is no small feat given that currently there are only 15 female world leaders out of a total of 193 UN member states.

She's as authentic as they come and the more I researched, the more there was to love about her.

As New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, says she quickly began that she had to "own" who she was and what she stood for. “There was no time to over-prepare or rehearse, the only choice I had from that day forward was just to be myself".

Having read this, I felt compelled to take a closer look at her personal brand.

Here's what I learned! Click here for the white paper


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