Quite a lot of the work I do is focused on understanding who you are and creating your life from that understanding. When you are able to identify who you are at your core it is so much easier to make decisions. When something doesn’t fit you immediately know, you feel the discomfort and ‘if it doesn’t fit, don’t wear it’!
The truth is uncovering the real you takes desire and some dedicated time. I see it as removing the layers that we have become to be who we truly are. Incidents, people, books and everything we have learnt has either brought us closer to or further away from what lies beneath. The job is to find the values and beliefs that are yours, not someone else’s.
So, who are you, who am I?
No label you pick will define who I am, for I am much more than a label…
I am a daughter, sister, mother
I am Jamaican, British, black
I am youthful, fun, enthusiastic
I am confident, self motivated, that’s a fact,
Always more than a label…
I am energetic, fit, healthy
I am focused, driven, achiever
I am passionate, determined, Miss ‘Can Do’
I am bold, inspired, a believer,
Much more than a label
I am family, friend, partner
I am kindness, understanding, love
I am caring, firm and fairness
I am forgiven, spiritually blessed from above
So much more than a label
I am a
realist yet a positive thinker
I am opinionated yet remain un-blinkered
I am a server who is constantly receiving
I am ME… much more than a label
Who are you?
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A catalyst for change, Yvonne Bignall is a breath of fresh air in the extraordinary way she helps women 50+ to reconnect with life & their innate power through radical self-care, guilt-free!
She supports, encourages, and inspires women to prioritise their health, one bitesize action at a time. Her work is challenging as it navigates through difficult conversations, listening & observing how women’s health issues have been:
❊ Under-resourced &
❊ Swept under the carpet
She helps women to recognise & unpack old scripts that still (sadly enough) tell them that their value derives from their level of caregiving of others, their output. The truth is it is the input, the ability to resource self, which provides women with the energy required to realise their true potential.
Along with her team, she explores the thoughts, behaviour & habits, often born out of guilt, gender expectations, and reinforced narratives, with curiosity (not judgment), discarding the unhelpful, whilst reclaiming innate power through the creation of new patterns, restoring a sense of self, outside of societal expectations. In her opinion, this allows women to:
✔ Develop an elevated level of self-awareness
✔ Build / rebuild their confidence & self-belief
✔ Value all of who they are and invest time in who they want to be at their best
A self-care warrior, an encourager & inspirer, Yvonne is today an award-winning Women’s Health Advocate, Published Author, and an International Presenter. She is also a Radio Show Host and a Podcaster.
Yvonne is focused on building a community of women, www.PermissionToThrive.online, who are ready to reclaim their right to self-care, guilt-free, and who prioritise their health without apology, role-modeling behaviour & habits that inform generations to come of their true value.
She also advocates for self-care over burnout in the workplace, delivering practical webinars in the corporate space. In her own words, “It is time for employees to prioritise their wellbeing. How will they deliver their best work without it?”
One of her favourite quotes comes from Eleanor Brown, ‘Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel’
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🌱 Become part of the self-care revolution at Permission to Thrive or
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