Episode #36: Nicola Rae-Wickham on Showing Up As Yourself, Dreaming Big & Affirmations for Business Owners

Today’s guest is creative coach and lovely human Nicola Rae-Wickham. We talk about how we get to that point where we start believing in new possibilities, how showing up as yourself is a huge way to make a difference, the nuanced journey to becoming more of ourselves, and the power of affirmations in all of this.

Show Notes

Today’s guest is creative coach and lovely human Nicola Rae-Wickham. We talk about how we get to that point where we start believing in new possibilities, how showing up as yourself is a huge way to make a difference, the nuanced journey to becoming more of ourselves, and the power of affirmations in all of this (including some example affirmations from Nicola for anyone who wants to make an impact). I love, love, loved this chat, so I’m sure you will too! This episode is part of the free Everyday Difference community project.

“My activism is just showing up” – Nicola Rae-Wickham

Some of the things we talked about:

  • Giving ourselves permission to dream and take action on our ideas
  • The importance of representation and seeing people like you doing what you dream of doing
  • How the way we share online has evolved and given people more permission to show up as their full selves
  • The nuanced journey to becoming more of ourselves
  • How affirmations can help give us the courage to do the work that matters to us (and a few examples of affirmations for creatives who want to make a difference)
  • How Nicola’s business is going with a 12-week old baby (and what she did to prepare)
  • Nicola’s advice for anyone who wants to make a difference.

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“I think that, when we’re doing the kind of work we’re doing, and you want to make a difference, it’s so easy to put loads of pressure on yourself that your one thing has to be the solution… but saying that you have a “contribution” to make can alleviate some of that pressure” – Nicola Rae-Wickham

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