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As a woman, you’ve been taught to put other people’s expectations before your own. How do you unlearn this behavior and start putting yourself first?
Christene Joy is joining me in this episode to talk about how she learned to live joyfully and authentically and how you can too. We’re covering a lot of ground, including how to listen to yourself, honor your own wants and needs, set boundaries with loved ones, and challenge societal norms that don’t resonate with you.
Christine is also sharing four small but impactful things that you can do to prioritize yourself.
Christene Joy is the Courageous Equanimous Officer (CEO) of Lead with JOY, LLC. She serves as a joy and leadership coach and yoga instructor. Lead with JOY’s mission is simple: to create safe and trustworthy community events and spaces to uplift the abundance mindset for authentic leadership and living. Their vision is to create a safe and joyful world for generations to come. Christene Joy also coaches clients 1:1 and in groups and serves other communities of color as a mentor, consultant, speaker, and facilitator.
What We Cover in This Episode:
- Rejecting toxic positivity
- Why putting yourself first is not selfish
- Asking yourself what you really want
- Honoring your internal voice
- How to set boundaries with people close to you
- Scarcity vs. abundance mindsets
- Challenging norms and making conscious decisions
- Taking time to pause and reflect
- How to build trust with yourself
- The difference between joy and happiness
This episode is an invitation to explore what brings you true joy. If you’re used to trying to make other people happy and live up to their expectations, you might realize that you don’t actually know what you want. It might take some time to rediscover your inner voice and start honoring your own desires.
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