Self-care Strategies for Highly Sensitive People - with Katie McDonald
B.nourished was born out of Katie McDonald’s own experience in trying to keep up with the growing demands of her corporate career. Katie found herself spiralling in the wrong direction and knew she was seriously at risk. She abandoned her C-Suite corporate job and stepped into self-compassion. She started applying her knowledge of self-care, alternative health and plant-based nutrition. For the last 10 years, Katie has helped countless numbers of people find their way to better self-care. With her brand of tough love, she has inspired, empowered and challenged her clients and audiences.
I agree with Katie about how important it is to reframe self-care. If it can be fully embraced we can stay on the path self-compassionate and impactful life. Enjoy our chat as Katie delivers up some thought balms.
I invite you to listen as we speak about:
00:08:18 Sensitivity as a superpower
00:10:00 How to leverage our sensitivity
00:12:04 How Katie committed to self-care
00:13:34 Our addiction to busyness
00:16:15 The challenge of the transition from work to home
00:18 : 58 Self-care requires self-awareness
00:20:30 Curating your home for self-love and self-care
00:22:51 Liberating ourselves can come from being deliberate
00:26:51 Social media and how to show up with self-care
00:28:00 Trusting the resistance with social media
00:30:55 There is no “one way”
00:32:58 What’s wrapped up in gender and the ability to express
00:34:56 Find the voice that says “I matter”
00:37:42 Advocating for self-care
00:32:00 “Love yourself” what does that mean?
00:41:55 Seek the soothing of self
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This podcast is hosted by Clare Kumar. As a productivity catalyst, highly sensitive executive coach, and speaker, Clare cultivates sustainable performance in busy professionals so they can keep making rich contributions in all areas of life and achieve greater fulfillment. She inspires leaders, professionals, employees, and entrepreneurs to respect humanity and boost performance through marrying productivity and pleasure. After all, why shouldn’t you have fun while getting things done? If you're a visual learner, we’ve crafted a version for YouTube as well.
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