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Overcoming Adversity
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Overcoming Adversity #blog flexible working hashimoto disease life-friendly business loneliness maddy alexander motherhood my vip card podcast post natal depression post partum pychosis supporting local business Sep 22, 2021

In this episode I speak to Maddy Alexander, the CEO of multi-award-winning money saving app My VIP Rewards, about her journey of scaling her business despite facing multiple challenges, which include recovering from post partum psychosis and being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

Not only...

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Beating the isolation of solo working
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Beating the isolation of solo working #blog #podcast isolation loneliness motherhood solo working solopreneur Sep 01, 2021

When I chat to women about their experiences of running a small business, often as a solopreneur, one of the common challenges they face is how incredibly lonely it can be. Especially if they've come from a corporate background where they worked in a team of people.

This is why it is SO important...

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Do you treat your wellbeing as a 'nice to have' or a 'must'? anxiety motherhood mumpreneurs mumsinbusiness overwhelm thecocoon wellbeing Sep 22, 2019
As mums, our needs often come last. We put everyone else's before our own.
 
But as the old saying goes "Happy mum, happy baby" and this continues to be true as the child grows up.
 
When I speak to my mentoring clients about the challenges they are facing, many of them are related...
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The Push & Pull of Motherhood & Business motherhood muminbusiness mumpreneur schoolholidays smallbusinessowner timemanagement workfromhome Aug 24, 2019

I struggle too.

Some days I switch between mother and business owner like a pro. I am one in the same person. I can feel super productive, creatively on fire AND be present, energised and engaged with my kids. Those are the best days. They are the days that light me up.

Some days the balance can...

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Moving On From A Traumatic Childbirth birthstory childbirth depression motherhood pregnancy trauma wellbeing Nov 07, 2017

[Long blog post alert! – this is a personal account of my own birth story]


I remember vividly being pregnant and having wonderful daydreams of how my life would be with my husband and baby. Lots of laughter, cuddles and the amazing feeling of being in a ‘family cocoon’. I would...

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