Are you true to yourself? Do you like who you are? Many of us struggle with confidence and self-love. It’s so easy to compare ourselves to others and zero in on the ways we feel lacking. But we should all celebrate our individuality. How can you learn to accept yourself fully and connect with your true, authentic self? We spoke with Barbera Schouten, a transformation coach, about how to embrace the things that make you unique.
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Barbera Schouten is a transformation coach, a speaker and an author. She specializes in helping people who feel different than others to be deeply connected with their authentic (spiritual) self, have a crystal clear vision of the life they truly want to live, unleash the power that is already within them and reignite their passion and purpose so they can have a soulful, profitable business, achieve their dreams, and live a fulfilled life on their terms now!
Barbera has written four books and created three online programs. She regularly writes blogs on LinkedIn that have helped even more people to “come out of the closet.” Barbera has her own TV show called HSP TV on YouTube in which she talks about all things HSP, energy, and entrepreneurship related.
She is the host of a podcast called 100% Yourself With Barbera, on which she discusses everything you need to know to be able to be 100% Yourself, and on which she also interviews other inspiring people to share their story about being 100% Yourself. Her podcast can be found on most podcast platforms.
We start our conversation with Barbera by learning how she got to where she is now. She reveals her background and how she got into coaching. She also identifies why she particularly wanted to help people uncover and embrace their authentic selves. Barbera describes the power of knowing yourself and celebrating your unique perspective, experiences, and skills.
Most of us have faced obstacles in life. Barbera reveals some of the setbacks she faced and how she overcame them. Whether it’s an external or internal roadblock, we can get around whatever it is that’s holding us back. Indeed, in order to fully accept yourself, you must first examine what has caused your self-doubt. Once you know what the hurdle is, you’ll be better equipped to jump over it and continue on your path to self-acceptance.
So how can you start to embrace your authentic self right now? We end our discussion with Barbera’s actionable tips to get started.
Do you want to accept yourself fully? Listen to our podcast with Barbera to start on your path to self-love:
To find out more about Barbera Schouten, visit her official website here. Also tune into her podcast, 100% Yourself With Barbera, here. You can keep up with all of Barbera’s latest updates on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.
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