Yasmin De Giorgio, Founder of Sanya, The Grassy Hopper & the Go Within Podcast, asks me about my journey within. We speak about how my introduction to self-development came with a time of massive struggle. We speak about the times in my life when I felt like I was falling apart and how I was able to come back together in a way that I became stronger, healthier and more joyful.
I used to hate networking. Okay, let’s get real. I disliked any kind of social event really – parties, drinks at a bar, weddings. I’m the kind of person who could very happily read books all weekend, buried under blankets and drinking tea. It’s funny that I don’t have any cats to complete that scenario!
It’s not just that I’m more of an introverted character type. Socialising used to fill me with anxiety. I always felt awkward and out of place. The moment I’d walk into any type of social scenario, my first thought would be, “Where’s the bar?” And after getting my drink, my next thought would be, “Is it too early to go home?”
In the video below, I speak about how the anxiety I used to experience was negatively impacting my ability to grow my business. Once I understood what was underneath the anxiety, I was able to stop allowing it to take over. Socialising has become easier, I’m able to put myself out there more and consequently my business has grown!