#060: Jessie Shedden – Escaping the cult, healing with writing, and empowering others through personal experience.
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Jessie Shedden is a British-Australian chicken-loving, cult-escaping badass woman, who has become a sought-after speaker, consultant and inspirational author of Those Boots Were Made For Walking. Jessie is an entrepreneur, coach, author, chicken mom, internationally published model and motivational speaker. After 23 years of bullying for her appearance, and with her self-esteem deeply eroded, she decided to create a life where she could be herself, experience freedom and independence, and develop the confidence she'd never known. Jessie now helps other women become the most successful version of themselves in their lives, relationships and businesses, through her mindset course and practical wisdom on releasing confidence blocks. With her rustic Western charm and authentic personality, she shares her personal journey of creating freedom and independence, and finding love on her own terms.


In this episode we go deep into:

  • The limitations that she grew up with as part of a cult
  • Her writing background
  • The system she used to write her book in 40 days
  • The transformative act of writing a memoir
  • The pushback from her old community over the book
  • The thought processes behind her decision to independently publish
  • Her plans to write a follow up book
  • Her move into motivational speaking and working with women to empower themselves


Jessie answers questions from Patrons:

  • Dan: What one piece of advice would you give to someone who's heading into the coach and personal development space to help them embrace the role and grow their business?


Find out more about Jessie:

https://www.jessieshedden.com/


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GWS Press books:

Collaboration for Authors: https://books2read.com/u/3G2jLn


Special thanks to:

Intro vocals: Persephone Rose

Show theme: Karl Hughes


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