In this tag archive, you’ll find interviews related to mindset. Supporting mums with their mindset is one of the main reasons why I started The SuperMum podcast. I firmly believe that having a positive mindset can help you make the changes you want the most and, in turn, help you be a better version of yourself. Your days may look exactly the same, but when you adopt a different mindset, you can experience a totally different reality.

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035: Seek Out Your Strengths and Discover the Best Possible You | Nikki Smith

Build on your strengths and your weaknesses will take care of themselves

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In today’s episode of Mum-to-Mum Monday, we’ll be talking about how to discover, understand and use your true strengths. As women we’re often quick to identify our weaknesses, but are much more reserved when it comes to seeking out our strengths. The thing is, if we can play to our strengths and see them as our superpowers, we can use them to our advantage.

My guest today is SuperMum Nikki Smith

Nikki is a Psychologist and Career Coach, and the mum of two daughters who are 7 and 4.  She’s a keen surfer loves to catch the waves at the beach near her home in Barwon Heads in Australia.

In her work, Nikki focuses on helping her clients get to know their true strengths and encourages them to leverage those strengths to transform their work life into something that they’re passionate about.

In todays show, Nikki teaches us that your true strengths are activities that energise you, and that you find ease with. The great thing about understanding your strengths, is that you can employ them in all areas areas of your life, including your role as mum.

When you discover your strengths, you gain clarity, confidence and momentum in your life; and when you play to them, you double your productivity, resilience and creativity.

I’m really excited to talk to Nikki today because she will help you understand your strengths and in doing so, discover the best possible you.

 

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In this episode, you’ll find out:

  • Why women find easy to identify their weaknesses, yet so difficult to uncover their strengths
  • How Nikki managed to create a dream life, and work that she loves, around her strengths
  • The benefits of understanding our strengths and how we can figure out what our strengths are
  • Whether it’s worthwhile spending our time and energy turning our weaknesses into strengths
  • How we can use our own personal strengths to double our productivity, resilience and creativity
  • The power of ‘mini-experiments’ and how we can use them to help us find the right path
  • How to stop fear and self doubt from holding us back from forging ahead with something new
  • How to break through the barriers that hold us back from creating an optimal life

 

 

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 Hope you enjoy todays show!

 

Tell me what you think?

If you have a question or want some advice from a Psychologist and Career Coach who specialises in finding your strengths, ask away.

And tell us in the comments. What are your strengths? Don’t be shy – it’s about time we mums start announcing our strengths loud and proud.

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

NIKKI’S WEBSITE: Nikki Smith: Transform Your Work Life

FREE GIVEAWAY: Strengths Guide

BOOK RECOMMENDATION: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor

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Lisa believes a happy mum brings up happy kids who become happy adults. With four children aged 7, 6, 4 and 2, being kind to herself is an ongoing challenge. But she’s trying.

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034: Why You Should Lighten Up, Let Your Hair Down and Learn to Laugh a Little

[Mums] just wanna have fun

[Cyndi Lauper]

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This morning on the 30 minute walk to school, I counted the number of times I moaned at my kids. 

I ran out of fingers and toes. 

But I’m OK with that, because I’m keeping my kids safe, I’m teaching them to be kind, I’m helping them to be compassionate. 

I’m bringing them up to be good citizens of the world, and I’m doing my job well. 

But at what point to I need to stop being so uptight, and start laughing a little? 

In this weeks episode of The Friday Café, Michelle Dawson and I talk about when it’s OK to stop being the mummy-police and start to let our hair down a little.

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This weeks challenge:

My challenge for this week is to seek out a moment, where you can just say, ‘stuff it’, and let your hair down a little, despite the fall out that you’ll have to sort out later.

Tell me what you think?

Tell me in the comments. What did you and your kids have fun doing? What did you all laugh about together? And what we’re the repercussions?

I’m here to spur you on and help you as much as possible

Hope you enjoy the show.

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

PREVIOUS EPISODE: 037: Discover How to Set the Burning Desire in Your Belly Ablaze | Kate Greenstock

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033: The Mind-Blowing Way to Live a Life Full of Abundance | Julie Ann Cairns

When we believe there isn’t enough, there isn’t

[Julie Ann Cairns]

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In today’s episode of Mum-to-Mum Monday, we’ll be talking about abundance. Often in life, we’re bombarded with messages of scarcity, so much so, you might start to feel the optimism, hope and belief in yourself starting to drain away. But don’t despair, because it is possible to make a shift to the abundance mindset where you stay positive, keep smiling, and have your eyes wide open to all the possibilities, freedom and choice you deserve.

My guest today is SuperMum Julie Ann Cairns

Julie, a former economist for the Reserve Bank of Australia lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and 12 year old daughter. She’s been working in the finance and wealth-creation industry for over 25 years and has taught more than 10,000 people how to create wealth and trade the international financial markets.

Her financial knowledge, alongside her own personal story of both making, and loosing fortunes, lead her to write, produce and direct her own documentary film called The Abundance Code which we’ll be talking about today.

The Abundance Code brings together over a dozen experts to bring you practical tips and inspiration to stay out of scarcity and keep moving into abundance. To connect and create. To collaborate instead of competing. To find purpose and meaning in your life instead of feeling lost, confused and alone.

I’m so happy to welcome Julie to the show today because she will inspire you to transform yourself and your life, and empower you to live an abundant life free from limiting beliefs.

 

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In this episode, you’ll find out:

  • Why Julie was so drawn to living an abundant life, she made a film about it!
  • Julie’s fascinating personal story of Cinderella-in-reverse
  • What an abundant life looks like, and how abundance will affect you more than you could ever know
  • What the extremely common subconscious barriers are that we put up between ourselves and our attainment of abundant wealth and freedom
  • The 3 secret steps of belief change, and how unlocking them will lead to a life of abundance
  • How to start tapping into our intuition to make better decisions
  • How mums can change our ‘code’ in order to live a life of abundance

 

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 Hope you enjoy todays show!

 

Tell me what you think?

If you have a question or want some advice from an expert in abundance, ask away.

And let us know in the comments: Do you live a life of scarcity? Or do you feel that everything you’ll ever need is at your fingertips?

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

JULIE’S WEBSITE: The Abundance Code

JULIE’S BOOK:  The Abundance Code: How to Bust the 7 Money Myths for a Rich Life Now

BOOK RECOMMENDATION: The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

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032: 5 Practical Tips for Busy Mums to Get More Sleep

Let me sleep, for when I wake I will move mountains

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From the last weeks of our first pregnancy, the sleep deficit begins. And so to, a taste of things to come. 

For me, that was over seven years ago. And as much as I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I haven’t had a full eight hours since. 

Self inflicted admittedly. I’m not pregnant, don’t have a newborn and my kids sleep like angels. 

But oh! That precious golden time once the kids are in bed. The day is done, the jobs are finished (at least for now) and the house is quiet. 

ME TIME!!! Yippee 

Why would I want to give that up to go to bed?

But how well is the lack of Zzzzzz’s serving me? 

In this weeks episode of The Friday Café, Michelle Dawson and I talk about sleep, how a lack of sleep affects our mothering, and what we can do about it.

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This weeks challenge:

My challenge for this week is to consider how much quality sleep you’re getting and what steps you can take to get a little more.
I’m in this challenge right alongside you, because I battle it too. Its difficult I know because that pocket of ‘me’ time is so elusive.
But if you can conquer it, your awake time will be far more productive, and you’ll also notice that you’re better able to move mountains when you’re fully rested. So don’t see sleep as time wasted.

Tell me what you think?

Tell me in the comments. How many hours sleep do you get a night? Is it enough or do you feel tired during the day? How can you claw back a bit more time for sleep?

I’m here to spur you on and help you as much as possible

Hope you enjoy the show.

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

BOOK: The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington

BOOK: Baby on Board by Dr Howard Chilton

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031: A Kick up the Bum to Get What you Want in Life | Dr. Karen Osburn

Get clear on what you want in life and everything changes

[Dr. Karen Osburn]

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In today’s episode of Mum-to-Mum Monday we’ll be finding out how to get clear on what you want out of life and how to create the right mindset to go out and get it. You’ll learn how to be strong and powerful and go out and grab everything you want.

My guest today is SuperMum, Dr. Karen Osburn.

Karen is a Powerful Bad Ass Mindset Coach for Women Who Want More. She hosts the frank and honest, tell-it-like-it-is Women Wanting More podcast where she embraces her message, ‘Get Clear on What you Want in Life, and Everything Changes’.

Karen lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada with her husband and two sons, aged 3 and 6.

Today, Karen’s direct, no nonsense style combined with her professional expertise as a coach, and her journey as a mum, will help you cut through the excuses. Her plain talk and unwavering desire will equip you with an I-am-worthy mindset, and will turn your negative self-talk into something positive and empowering.

She’ll encourage you and make it clear that you don’t have to sacrifice your unique self in order to get MORE.

I am delighted to have Karen on my show today because as a highly acclaimed podcaster, individual and group coach, she has a great deal to teach us about the BAD ASS way of getting clear about what we want and going for it!

 

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In this episode, you’ll find out:

  • How to play bigger in life, how to be powerful, and how to go out and grab the things you want
  • How to figure out what the heck it is you want as a mum, and how to go about getting it
  • How Karen’s journey to motherhood by adoption, after seven painful years trying, has influenced and affected her life today
  • What to do when you’re pushed to the edge as a mum
  • How to stop feeling so scared and start facing your fears
  • How to turn negative self-talk into something that’s positive and empowering
  • The damaging effect of not taking action, and the consequences of inaction
  • Why we should stop making excuses, and start taking responsibility

 

 

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 Hope you enjoy todays show!

 

Tell me what you think?

If you have a question or want some advice from Powerful Bad Ass Mindset Coach for Women Who Want More, ask away.

Let us know in the comments. How can you play bigger in life? What will you do to get the things you want? Does negative self talk and excuses hold you back?

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

KAREN’S WEBSITE: Women Wanting More

KAREN’S PODCAST:  Women Wanting More

MENTOR: Garret J White: Warrior on Fire

BOOK: Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie

PODCAST : The School of Greatness: Become a Love Warrior In and Out of Marriage with Glennon Doyle Melton

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:

WEBSITE: Monastery with Glennon Doyle

PROFILE: Elizabeth Gilbert

PROFILE: Brené Brown

SUPER SOUL TV: Oprah Sits Down with Glennon Doyle Melton

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030: Why You’re Still a SuperMum, Even When your Kids are Being Brats

When things go wrong, don’t go with them

[Elvis Presley]

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My son hurling a mini quiche at the String Quartet last weekend was not my proudest mummy moment.

Now I know small boys and String Quartets are not good bed fellows, but then it’s not every day your mother-in-law turns 80.

Some things you just don’t want to miss out on.

But does that incident (and the cringe-worthy list of others that preceded it) make me a bad mother (even though it felt like it at the time)?

Heck, no!

I’m real. I’m normal. I’m learning. And I’ll try harder next time.

In this weeks episode of The Friday Café, Michelle Dawson and I talk about what you should be telling yourself when your children are not behaving at their best.

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This weeks challenge:

My challenge for this week is to prepare yourself mentally for the difficult moments that will inevitably arise.  We’ve all had them. It will always happen and will do again, so be prepared! Remember the one thing you can control is that little voice in your head.

Tell me what you think?

Tell me in the comments. How do you feel when your kids are being rat bags? Are you thinking negatively about how other people perceive you? Or are you positively spurring yourself on inside your head? Do you tell yourself this nightmare will be over soon or do you struggle to see light at the end of the tunnel?

Hope you enjoy the show.

Now, Go Conquer Motherhood!

Lisa York x

Show Notes:

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Lisa believes a happy mum brings up happy kids who become happy adults. With four children aged 7, 6, 4 and 2, being kind to herself is an ongoing challenge. But she’s trying.

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