Starting the conversation to get inspired to "do life differently". This is the Podcast accompanying The Every Year Itch book by Kirsten de Bouter Shillam.
The Every Year Itch - Jumping ship for the love of chocolate.
She had always known about her love affair with chocolate, but little did she know it would turn into a passion, a purpose, a business venture, complete with tasting and festivals. Nicola walked away from a career in conventional teaching to teach people about her love of chocolate.
The Every Year Itch - Listening to your intuition, the leading ladies and the Lipstick Principles.
Coach, speaker and author of the Lipstick Principles Amanda Brown had a great start in the corporate world when she was overcome with imposter syndrome. It lead her to take a huge leap of faith to leave a steady job behind to follow her calling to coach.
The Every Year Itch - The jump story of big life changes and reading the future.
From photojournalist to PR, consulting and public speaker and futurist, Stefan has ‘jumped ship’ a number of times as he prefers to jump rather than be pushed. Motivated by wanting to learn, the love of freedom and wanting to affect change, Stefan has carved out his own path for working differently.
The Every Year Itch - The gift of living with less and experiencing more.
Gera started a journey of living more consciously with less 8 years ago, spurred on by a school project of one of her children. It resulted in a huge life change for the whole family (of seven!), freeing themselves of clutter, to collect experiences and not things, as well as slow living. The minimalistic lifestyle even resulted in a business, a book and a new vocation.
The Every Year Itch - Kim Adele
Kim Adele wanted to be a hairdresser. In fact she tells anyone with pride that this is the only NVQ she has. But life took many turns and she now runs a business as a executive coach and laughs as she recalls they sometimes say "help they've let a hairdresser on the board!" How to overcome adversity and love yourself, how to allow people to 'borrow belief' and how to deal with the imbalances of life and stay -beautifully- true to yourself.
The Every Year Itch - A daring professor pioneering change.
Dr Karen Freeberg understood the importance of social media before it reached its current popularity. She followed her "itch", pushed through the resistance and became a clear voice in a world of change.