Emily’s guest, Kamini Wood
shares how you can calm your inner critic and strengthen your self
compassion and inner confidence. Kamini, a mother of 5, is an
international best selling author and founder and CEO of Live Joy
Your Way and the AuthenticMe® RiseUp program. In addition, she is a
certified life, wellness, and teen life coach. As such, Kamini
works with high achievers on letting go of stress, overwhelm, and
anxiety that comes with trying to do everything perfectly. In
addition, she reminds her clients of how powerfully resilient they
are. In doing so, Kamini guides them on their own journey back to
inner confidence, authenticity, and
Ultimately Kamini helps her
clients become who they are meant to be both in personal and
professional settings. In this episode, Kamini and Emily talk about
how stress and overwhelm come from living to external validation
and expectations. Kamini also talks about the importance of self
compassion as well as how to set boundaries. In addition, Kamini
and Emily discuss their experiences to help drive the points home.
In summary, listen to this episode and learn how to strengthen your
self compassion and inner confidence. We can calm our inner
Emily introduces Kamini who
talks about how to strengthen self compassion and inner
First, Kamini says we need to
realize when we are getting overwhelmed.
Then we need to be willing to
Next she explains that change
is not comfortable. Therefore so it’s easy to say we tried and it
We are more comfortable doing
things the way we’ve always done them.
Also, we have to look inward
and figure out from where our thought patterns
Next, we have to figure out
what works for us and what doesn’t in terms of changing our
behavior, as well as calming our inner critic.
Kamini recommends we slow down
and become present in moment.
Then, ask “How am I feeling
right now and what do I need?”
We can learn to recognize when
we’re in a state of overwhelm.
Next we can ask ourselves,
“What can I do about it? Is there another way to look at the
Also, it helps to ask
ourselves, “Is it true?” For example, “Is it true that this all has
to be done today?”
Kamini reminds us that we need
to process our emotions because, if we don’t they can recycle back
Learn how to say no. No is a
Kamini went through her own
self growth and she helps her clients by shortening their learning
Listen to this episode and
learn that three steps for practicing self compassion.
One way to practice self
compassion is to celebrate small wins.
Communicating appropriately to
your boss when you are overwhelmed is important and Kamini and
Emily share helpful tips.
Kamini offers tips on
Also, she explains two
breathing methods aimed at instilling calm.
Kamini and Emily discuss
parenting challenges and how parents can reduce overwhelm by
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