Are you afraid to be yourself?

Stop being afraid to be yourself!! You are amazing!! I want to share with you a wonderful lesson I recently learned on how important it is to be your authentic self in all areas of life, including business. When I was given permission to be myself in business it turns out that people naturally want to connect with me and learn who I am and why I am passionate about life. Who knew?!? People seem to be genuinely interested in learning about my transformation and journey which led to my career as a sexual wellness coach. I was participating in a webinar with the amazing business coach Bill Baren. He was explaining studies on how the brain of a listener will sync up with the brain of the speaker when the conversation is presented in the form of a story. The listener becomes more connected and receptive to learning the new information. And the best stories are about your own life and transformation. I have always taught my clients to do this in their personal lives by risking, sharing and letting their gifts shine. I also feel this is something I do very well in my own personal life. However, I had been taught that in the business world I am not supposed to be so bold and free and that it is necessary to tone down who I am because others might be afraid or uncomfortable. It turns out that by doing so I am not giving others around me the opportunity to heal or grow and I am denying them permission to be brave and let their...