This week we are talking with Alison Donaghey. Alison is a Radio Host of The Alison Donaghey Show, Author of an international best-selling book Think Opposite: Using the Domino Effect to Change Your Business, Change the World, Speaker, and a Cause and Effect Strategist and will expand your mind in ways you didn’t think possible. Stay tuned to the end of our episode to get a coupon code for her new #MyPart course.  Alison reflects on what it was like to be a single mom at the age of 20, choosing to live in a freedom state rather than as a victim, and the importance of self worth.

Listen as Alison shares: 

  • She still wonders if she’s doing a good job mothering.
  • Becoming a single mom unexpectedly at a very young age.
  • Her decision to not be a victim in her life.
  • The importance of knowing our own self worth.
  • Patriarchy hurts everyone, including men.
  • Labels do a disservice to us.
  • Benefit of keeping track of what makes you feel good as a mom.
  • The importance of forgiving ourselves for not being perfect.

QUOTABLES:

“It’s that forgiving myself, knowing no one is perfect.  We are always going to have a bad day, we are always going to do something that’s not right, we are never going to know the ramifications of our choices until life plays out a little bit longer.  At the end of the day, all we can do is love them.” – Alison Donaghey

“All we have in life is the way we deal with our situations.  We can either feel like a victim in them or we can understand that we co-created them, and they are the result of our decisions.” – Alison Donaghey 

“At the end of the day, we are all human beings and we all have the same types of insecurities, and the same challenges, and the same struggle with our worthiness.” – Alison Donaghey

“We forget we are human first, which means we are going to screw up. It’s how we treat ourselves when we do something wrong that is the difference between someone who is in victim state and freedom state.” – Alison Donaghey

LINKS FROM SHOW:

Think Opposite: Using the Domino Effect to Change Your Business, Change the World by Alison Donaghey (Book)

The Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (Book)

Alison’s #MyPart Course – Use Code MOMWORTHY for 10% off

 

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Alison’s Website; Domino Thinking

Think Opposite: Using the Domino Effect to Change Your Business, Change the World by Alison Donaghey (Book)

Alison’s #MyPart Course – Use Code MOMWORTHY for 10% off

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