Ep 195. Building Confidence with guest Christine ErricoNov 09, 2023
- Welcome to the Bold Goal Crusher Podcast, where we empower you to crush your bold goals without working double time.
- Host: Sara Mayer
- Guest: Christine Errico
- Background: Born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate, Christine has overcome more than 20 surgeries and severe bullying. She is now a TEDx speaker, a certified confidence and transformation coach, holds a PhD in business, and advocates for the cleft lip and palate community through her work with Smile Train.
- Christine's childhood experiences with bullying, name-calling, and exclusion due to her facial difference.
- The emotional toll it took on her and the impact on her self-esteem and self-identity.
- Sara shares her own experience with childhood bullying.
- How Christine coped with the bullying by denying and ignoring it.
- The importance of recognizing and addressing emotional challenges.
- Christine's journey towards professional help and self-acceptance in her 40s.
- The role of adversity in building strength, resilience, and compassion.
- The misconception that physical appearance defines one's identity.
- The power of positive affirmations and self-belief.
- The significance of focusing on what's working in our lives.
- Sara's story about offering compliments to others and the positive impact it can have.
Building Confidence and Overcoming Social Anxiety
- Christine's role as a certified confidence coach.
- The three pillars of confidence: self-awareness, emotional management, and social skills.
- Learning how to speak up for what you want.
- Practicing asking for help in a safe environment.
- Setting boundaries and the importance of self-respect.
- Sara's experience with learning to set boundaries.
- The achievement and acceptance highs that drive people to overcommit.
- The history of women being expected to be caregivers and pleasers.
- The shift towards prioritizing self-care and self-compassion.
- The significance of authenticity and knowing one's values.
- How authenticity leads to trust and connection in relationships.
Connecting with Christine Errico
- Christine's website: ChristineErrico.com
- Free ebook: "How to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin"
- Schedule a free consultation with Christine through her website.
- Christine's expertise in building self-acceptance, self-esteem, self-worth, and setting boundaries.
- Sara thanks Christine for the insightful conversation and the valuable information shared.
- Encouragement for listeners to crush their goals and take action towards self-improvement.
- Thank you for tuning into the Bold Goal Crusher Podcast.
- Sara looks forward to supporting the community in achieving their goals.
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