#InChargeShow Women Who Won't Settle
About This Show
Creator of Heart Talk Yoga®, psychologist and yoga teacher Dr. Valerie Baker interviews women who won't settle for anything less than living the life they were born to live and fully bringing their unique gifts into the world. Expect honest and raw conversations about what it really takes to stop settling and step into your destiny. We hope these stories give you the courage and inspiration--as well as some helpful tips and tools--to overcome your biggest challenges, reclaim your gifts, and get fully in charge of your life. Because a woman in charge of her life changes the world.
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Recovering superwoman finds her wings, with Kelly Swingler
5 days ago
Recovering superwoman finds her wings, with Kelly Swingler 6 months after becoming the youngest HR director in the UK, Kelly ended up in a hospital. Her illness awakened her to heal from the “superwoman syndrome” and uncover a bigger mission of her life. Tune in to learn how she found her wings, and how you can too. Letting go of being overworked What was your call to adventure? How did you decide to spread your wings and fly? I spent 18 years working in HR. I was recruited as the youngest HR director in the UK. I pushed and pushed and pushed to get my career where I wanted to go. I went fully into superwoman syndrome. Trying to do everything that I possibly could do. About six months after getting the HR director position, I started to get quite ill and ended up in hospital. Even whilst I was in hospital waiting for my operations I was still working on my laptop. It was after the operation when I was in recovery that I thought “I’m not going to do anything”. What I wanted to stop at the time was this “Monday-to-Friday Dying Syndrome”. I had this realization and started my first business, my consultancy. Regaining independence Last year I was diagnosed with epilepsy and had to stop driving. I lost my complete sense of independence. When I was looking more deeply at myself and finding my own wings, I started to look at energy. I did courses in hypnotherapy, reiki. I looked at more energy healing and was fascinated with this whole combination. With the changes that I have been able to make for myself over the past 12 months – personally, professionally, business-focused – and then bein