Embrace Your Destiny
Episode 042: Samantha King & finding her way out the dark and twisty place

Episode 042: Samantha King & finding her way out the dark and twisty place

December 21, 2020

About Samantha:

Meet Samantha!

Samantha King is a former teacher with 8+ years of experience creating engaging learning experiences for her students in elementary classrooms. After years in both the corporate and small business worlds, Samantha is still teaching! 

Tired of seeing service providers like her trading in their corporate lives only to bring all the work and double the hours into their new business, Samantha is using her skill set to teach these busy entrepreneurs how to package their experience into online courses that become products that run without them while showing them how to use those courses to generate more recurring income without working around the clock.

You can find Samantha below:

LinkedIn: @FempireBuilders

https://www.linkedin.com/company/fempirebuilders/ and @IAMSamanthaKing

https://www.linkedin.com/in/iamsamanthaking/

Facebook: @FempireBuilders https://www.facebook.com/fempirebuilders/ and

@IAMSamanthaKing https://www.facebook.com/IAMSamanthaKing

Twitter: @FempireBuilders  https://twitter.com/fempirebuilders and

@IAMSamanthaKing  https://twitter.com/iamsamanthaking

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:06 - Introduction to the Embrace Your Destiny Podcast

00:23 - Samantha King's introduction

02:17 - Samantha shares her story

04:26 - Dealing with the guilt of feeling everything was a chore

06:06 - Samantha's husband recognizes it's time to get her help

08:31 - Samantha starts to think about her life

10:00 - The decision is made that life needed to change

11:59 - Samantha decides she's done with living to work

13:20 - Fempire Builders community is created

16:36 - Learning to say no was the lesson learned from experiencing burnout

18:28 - The importance of setting boundaries with everyone in your life

25:52 - Samantha's biggest lesson

33:24 - Samantha's final thoughts

 

About your host: 

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA, and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and the circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 041: Daria Tsvenger & learning how her brain works to deal with depression

Episode 041: Daria Tsvenger & learning how her brain works to deal with depression

November 21, 2020

About Daria:

Daria Tsvenger is a Forbes-featured mindset & life coach and host & creator of the top personal growth program “The Dream Sprint”. Her work has helped hundreds of people tap into the power of the brain to gain clarity and define the next steps in life. 

She has inspired hundreds of people on stages all over the world for clients including Robinhood, Prana, and MGM Law. Daria shared her expertise on TV shows such as “Good Morning LA-LA-LAND”, “Simulation” and the major publications like “Vogue”, “ThriveGlobal”, “Forbes”. She is also a mentor at 500 Startups, where she helps entrepreneurs manage stress, increase confidence, and supercharge productivity. More than 30,000 passionate dreamers are following Daria’s work.

Daria completed a Cognitive Neuroscience Stanford University extension program and had a chance to learn from top experts like Dr. Joe Dispenza, Tony Robbins, Dr. David Eagleman, Marisa Peer, and Dr. Loretta Breuning. She is available for comment on topics such as harnessing the power of neuroscience to achieve your dreams, priming your brain for success, and how to find your true purpose.

Follow Daria’s work on Instagram, Facebook @daria_tsvenger @the_dream_sprint

Daria’s corporate clients

  • The Happiness Planner
  • Six Degrees Society
  • MGM Law
  • 500 Startups
  • Robinhood
  • General Assembly
  • Amity University

Contact Info

Links

Website http://www.thedreamsprint.com; www.dariatsvenger.com

Instagram http://instagram.com/daria_tsvenger

Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/dariatsv

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/dariatsvenger/

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:05 - Introduction to the podcast

00:31 - Daria's biography

01:30 - Daria shares her story

02:46 - Daria moves to the United States

03:30 - Going through an existential crisis

04:55 - Depression sets in 

06:06 - Daria learns how the brain works to deal with her depression instead of taking medication

07:44 - Our brains are not trained to deal with involuntary change

10:24 - Daria's biggest lesson

12:30 - Tools Daria used to get out of her depression

16:24 - Daria offers advice to anyone going through something similar

19:19 - Daria's final thoughts

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA, and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and the circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 040: Leonie Dawson & her journey with mental wellness

Episode 040: Leonie Dawson & her journey with mental wellness

October 5, 2020

About Leonie:

Leonie Dawson is a teacher, mentor, and inspirer, helping highly sensitive oddballs (just like her!) discover their big glorious dreams, feel less alone, and change the world!

She is world-renowned for her internationally best-selling ‘Create Your Shining Year Workbooks’ which have been helping women create the vision and map out the plan for the dream lives for over 10 years now.

Leonie generated over 7 million in revenue, all while working part-time hours, being a hippie weirdo, and spending lots of time enjoying life with her two daughters and husband in the most beautiful parts of Australia.

Find her:

www.leoniedawson.com
Instagram: @leoniedawson
Facebook: @leoniedawson

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:08 - Introduction to the podcast

00:28 - Leonie's bio

01:30 - Sandra share a story about one of her experiences with Leonie's workbook

04:15 - Leonie shares her journey

07:24 - Leonie experiences some of the darkest days of her life

10:00 - Experiencing communal anxiety in 2020

11:52 - The importance of identifying your trigger points

13:11 - Leonie's biggest lesson

14:40 - Understanding the inner critic

24:34 - The importance of writing your goals down AND reviewing them regularly

25:20 - Leonie's advice for those dealing with mental health issues

26:36 - Leonie debunks some of the myths associated with taking medication for mental health

29:58 - The Anxiety Workbook

34:15 - Leonie's final thoughts

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA, and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and the circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 039: Joy & surviving abuse and finding self-love

Episode 039: Joy & surviving abuse and finding self-love

August 31, 2020

About Joy:

Joy “Pink Girl Teaches”   is an energetic, life-loving “girl-next- door” who loves encouraging others to fulfill their potential in Christ. She firmly believes God’s Word in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you.”

She is a certified Dating & Relationship Coach who passionately helps her clients change the path that they take in search for meaning, dignity, purpose, hope and love. She is a Sexual & Narcissistic abuse advocate, author and host of the Project Real Love podcast.

Her breakthrough memoir Beyond the Mask, captures readers attention as she transparently shares her journey from shame to showstopper. She candidly talks about her road to recovery from the long term effects of childhood sexual assault. She gives insight on how codependency influenced her adult relationships choices and translates the importance of self love and boundaries. An overcomer of narcissistic abuse, she stands tall in God’s power to transform lives. She is a Co-author of “Life in The Diaspora”.

The Project Real Love Podcast, promotes a healthy image of love without compromise and aims to shatter myths about what love is and is not.  It is the place, where myths are dispelled and you are equipped to find that imperfect but perfect love for you.

She honestly shares the principles of God’s Word via the podium and the pen through the lens of her own life. With humor and vulnerability, Joy tells-it- like-it- is but does so with grace, integrity, and love. She authentically encourages and challenges others to:

  • Walk confidently in God’s purpose and plan for their life
  • Trust in the power of God to provide courage and freedom
  • Move forward in the abundant life, He offers to all.

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:05 - Introduction to podcast

00:25 - Joy's bio

02:34 - Joy shares her story

06:34 - Joy talks about falling into the victim mindset

08:18 - The exhaustion when you're not authentic to yourself

09:13 - NO as a complete sentence

10:42 - Joy's biggest lesson 

13:53 - The decisions we make create our reality

15:00 - A different definition of self-love

17:18 - Joy's advice to others

19:43 - Set up healthy boundaries for yourself

22:53 - Joy's final thoughts

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA, and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and the circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 038: Laurie Mohlman & her journey to redefining herself

Episode 038: Laurie Mohlman & her journey to redefining herself

July 29, 2020

About Laurie:

Laurie Mohlman returned to school at the age of 43 as a single mother of three teenage children, two of whom have autism. She got her bachelor's degree in human behavior with an emphasis in family studies at age 45 and her masters of social work with an emphasis in substance use and criminal behavior at age 47. She currently works as a mental health therapist in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Salt Lake County Jail as well as an online therapist through the Talkspace online therapy service. She is also the co-host of the Stop Living the Apology podcast that focuses on letting go of regrets and shame and what she and her best friend and co-host Angela Hough call "embracing your awesome". She particularly loves the focus of working with women and helping them truly embrace their lives, especially when they are feeling stuck. She co-hosts women's retreats with Angela in the beautiful mountains of Park City, Utah. 

Stop Living the Apology Podcast: http://stoplivingtheapology.libsyn.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stoplivingtheapology/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stopapology

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:07 - Introduction to podcast

00:28 - Laurie Mohlman's bio

01:31 - Laurie shares her story

04:00 - Difficult decisions had to be made on all sides

05:30 - Questioning choices made

07:50 - Laurie connects with advocates for her kids during her studies

10:17 - Laurie's biggest lesson

12:21 - Laurie finds a way to trust that things will work out

13:31 - Learning to release the grip 

16:00 - Laurie's strong support system helped her make the choice to go back to school

18:18 - Laurie's advice for others going through something similar

21:49 - Laurie's final thoughts

25:08 - Ask yourself questions like "how can I grow?" and "what's the opportunity in this for me?"

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 037: Sharon Koenig & living her life on purpose

Episode 037: Sharon Koenig & living her life on purpose

June 26, 2020

About Sharon:

Sharon is a single mom of three and has homeschooled  for 16 years. She has been a serial entrepreneur for nearly 25 years helping people make more money in their businesses. As a life and online business coach, Sharon is passionate about helping people find the mental blocks that stop them from reaching their goals and the courage

to go out and live the life they dream about through an inner mind concept that creates transformation which helps people think differently and make more productive actions. She loves sharing strategies, empowerment and inspiration through her Livestream show every Wednesday and her Fearless Pursuits Podcast. 

Where to find Sharon:

www.FearlessPursuits.com

www.Facebook.com/FearlessPursuits

Instagram: http://bit.ly/2tg3Ugc

YouTube Channel: https://goo.gl/NyCo7J

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:03 - Introduction to the Embrace Your Destiny Podcast

00:19 - Sharon Koenig's bio

01:09 - Sharon shares her story

03:50 - Sharon realizes there's a possibility that she could die without knowing true love

05:40 - Sharon pursues knowledge about quantum physics

07:48 - Sharon's biggest lesson

08:15 - Fear paralyzes

10:35 - We live in reaction mode instead of living on purpose

10:59 - The worry of being perceived as selfish

13:21 - The importance of taking responsibility for our own thoughts

14:50 - Ask yourself "what meaning am I giving this?"

16:00 - Dealing with judgement

16:40 - Sharon's advice to anyone going through a similar challenge

19:15 - The importance of seeking support

20:21 - Sharon's final thoughts

23:57 - 3 stages of belief

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 036: Daeyna Jackson & learning that she is enough

Episode 036: Daeyna Jackson & learning that she is enough

May 8, 2020

About Daeyna:

Daeyna (Dee) Jackson is a writer, speaker, podcaster and creative entrepreneur. She is passionate about helping women find their unique voices, build their confidence and be bold as heaven in their lives. After leaving her failed marriage and making all the wrong decisions, she moved across the world to Japan to start a new life and fulfill her God-given purpose. When she is not working on her podcast- She Is A Mess, she can be found binge-watching Doctor Who, listening to a good book on Audible and trying her best to not spend her entire paycheck at the Daiso 100-yen store. Check our her podcast episodes on iTunes and Google Podcast or connect with her at sheisamessage@gmail.com

https://Facebook.com/sheisamessage

https://instagram.com/sheisamessage

sheisamess.com

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:04 - Introduction to the Embrace Your Destiny Podcast

00:27 - Daeyna Jackson's bio

01:24 - Daeyna shares her story

02:45 - Daeyna's curiosity leads to an interesting discovery

05:00 - The feeling that it's not safe to share what's going on

07:45 - Daeyna decides to do more investigating

09:28 - Daeyna's advised to leave her home for her own well-being

10:20 - Losing control of emotions

11:49 - Daeyna asks her husband to tell her the truth

13:24 - The feeling that everything was built on a lie

15:25 - Daeyna and her husband seek counselling

16:23 - A visit to check on her husband doesn't end well

17:25 - Making bad decisions trying to heal

18:30 - Daeyna's biggest lesson

24:53 - Daeyna offers advice to anyone going through something similar

29:04 - Daeyna's final thoughts

 

About your host: 

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

Episode 035: Ana Levin & uncovering the value of introspection

Episode 035: Ana Levin & uncovering the value of introspection

March 26, 2020

About Ana:

Ana was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As a young adult, she moved to the United States where she continued her college studies. She became a teacher for nearly 10 years, teaching children of all ages from early childhood to high school to assistant professor in college. It was during her experience as a high school teacher that she discovered her passion for helping people gain a new perspective by empowering them and loving them without conditions. It has been Ana‘s life experience of loss and achievements, intention and belief, that has giving her a compassionate yet powerful outlook on life and relationships. Ana aligns the energy in a person’s body (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual) by finding what blocks a person and removing those blocks through a Quantum Source Energy Healing modality she has created. She has a Masters of Science Degree in Psychology, is a Certified Professional Coach, a Reiki Master and a Quantum Healer.

Website: www.AnaLauraLevin.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/love_alignment

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnaLauraLevin/

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:12 - Introduction to the Embrace Your Destiny Podcast

00:32 - Ana Levin's bio

01:40 - Ana share's her story

05:00 - The value of understanding that we're all connected

06:18 - It takes courage to face our shadows

08:28 - Useful practice of allowing yourself to be in the moment without judgement

11:58 - Nothing has meaning but the meaning we give it!

13:08 - Gifts received along the journey

14:07 - Ana's biggest lesson

17:40 - The importance of claiming our own inner authority

19:34 - Ana learns that we are not what we do

21:00 - Ana finds a way to feel good about her situation using the power of love

22:34 - Ana offers advice to anyone going through a similar experience

28:35 - Ana's final thoughts

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

 
 

 

Episode 034: Justina Ware & letting go of keeping up

Episode 034: Justina Ware & letting go of keeping up

March 8, 2020

About Justina:

Meet Justina: outgoing, bubbly, and a kind hearted soul. Her educational background has earned her degrees in Psychology and Health Studies, but by trade, she works with and advocates on behalf of children and youth. Justina is a business owner and is currently in the process of writing her first fiction novel. As an avid traveler, she is now looking to plan more trips that have a purpose; by touching the lives of locals that reside in communities she visits. In the past, she has volunteered at an orphanage in Dominican Republic, and in Dominica after Hurricane Maria.

Instagram  - https://www.instagram.com/TinaWare

Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/TinaWare

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:07 - About the Embrace Your Destiny podcast

00:24 - Who is Justina Ware

01:12 - Justina shares her story

04:27 - What's so special about turning 18?

05:44 - 18, 25 and 30 - benchmark ages given too much importance

11:17 - Justina's dreams shift from med school to journalism

12:34 - Justina's parents refuse to accept journalism as an option

13:15 - Justina's parents get a surprise at graduation

14:24 - Justina realizes the importance of standing up for herself

16:49 - Justina talks about her book

18:30 - Self-esteem and hair are 2 themes of the book

20:35 - Justina's biggest lesson

24:22 - Saying no when those around have set their own boundaries, makes a difference

25:32 - Justina's advice for anyone going through something similar in their own lives

 

About your host: 

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

 

 

Episode 033: Shalini Dharna & choosing to work for the family business

Episode 033: Shalini Dharna & choosing to work for the family business

January 19, 2020

About Shalini:

Shalini Dharna is an accountant and financial health advocate. As a CPA she educates and empowers business owners to love their numbers and use them to make informed business decisions. Numbers aren't scary, but making the changes necessary to improve your finances can be overwhelming. That's where DharnaCPA comes in. With guidance and expert advice, your financial goals can become reality. Outside of tax planning and financial strategy, Shalini does public speaking engagements on various financial literacy topics. Her goal is to help you get financially healthy both in your business and personal finances.

www.dharnacpa.ca

www.facebook.com/dharnacpa

www.instagram.com/dharnacpa

 

Book a complimentary 15 minute discovery call – www.calendly.com/dharnacpa

 

SHOW NOTES:

00:06 - What the Embrace Your Destiny Podcast is all about

00:25 - Introduction to Shalini Dharna

01:11 - Shalini shares her story

02:40 - Shalini chooses to leave her job and join the family business

05:05 - Working with her dad and his years of expertise means not having to figure everything out on her own

06:42 - Shalini is grateful for the support of her parents and in-laws with her two kids

07:50 - Shalini's biggest lesson

09:28 - The challenge of networking as an entrepreneur, coming from a corporate environment

12:13 - Getting outside your comfort zone is a necessary requirement

13:36 - Dealing with mom guilt

15:09 - Shalini's much closer with her parents now that she works with them

18:28 - Shalini offers advice

19:32 - Ask for help!

20:50 - The importance of having a positive support system

22:42 - Shalini's final thoughts

 

About your host:

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family and her husband Satnam. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

You can also find Sandra in the following places:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbraceYourDestiny

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/embraceurdestiny

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mbraceurdestiny

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