#Forward: Shedding labels and moving on after you fall with Angela Counsel.



  • towards the direction that is in front of you

  • onward so as to make progress.

  • relating to the future

"the traffic moved slowly forward"

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Episode 13 of The F Words: Difficult conversations with Dr Leandra Brady-Walker is #Forward: Shedding labels and moving on after you fall with Angela Counsel.

What do you do when all your best laid plans fail?

What do you do when you are helping people with their health, but yours is a mess?

What do you do when you feel like you have failed?

Angela and I connected through the KPI program and share a love of natural health, I've been on both of her podcasts too, but it was an email she sent in February that really made me want to chat with her. I was struck by her honesty admitting that sometimes things don't go according to plan. As entrepreneurs and people who live our lives in the social media spotlight, it's often difficult to admit when we fall. So I thought it would be nice to have a real conversations about when things don't go according to plan.

This is a great follow on conversation from episode 7 #fine and episode 9 #fanatic, so make sure you listen to those too.


What we talk about in this episode:

  • The fronts we put up to the outside world

  • Angela's personal journey

  • About being a natropath

  • The lifeline technique

  • Chiropractic and natropathy and vitalism

  • Angela's 2 podcasts

  • Managing stress

  • What made Angela sack herself

  • Finding H.A.R.M.O.N.I.E

  • Angela's new book

  • Creating intentions

  • Failure - what is it?

  • Our obsession with analyzing things

  • Why we want to make meaning out of things

  • Overthinking

  • Being a part of the universe

  • The difference between kids and adults when they try new things

  • What is success?

  • Connection and finding meaning in chaos

  • Control

  • On being a coach

  • On loosing yourself

  • On being "just a mum"

  • Labels and how hey hold us back

  • Separating who we are from what we do

  • Being really honest with what really lights you up and having the courage to go and do it

  • The value of being in the moment and just experiencing things

  • Ideas - are they really yours?

On overthinking and obsessing over meaning

"We tend to be meaning making machines...we kind of get hung up in trying to find answers."

"A label is what you do, not who you are"

One Small Step:

Choose one thing to focus on for 90 days and work on that.

And your super power would be....

Trust in the future and that everything is going to be ok.


Where to find Angela



Healthy, Wealthy and Wise in Business Podcast

Secret Mum's Business Podcast

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