Her Self is your go-to resource for deep, essential conversations (infused with a healthy dose of practicality), about spiritual women’s entrepreneurship that no one else is having.
Join author, Certified Internal Family Systems practitioner, and business strategist, Sara Avant Stover to explore the intersection between entrepreneurship and fulfilling your potential– so you can become the woman you truly are.
We’ll talk about how to get out of your own way so you can grow a business that’s abundant and sustainable while allowing you to be a force for good in the world.
Tune in and get inspired, while receiving actionable strategies to help you root into your wholeness, lead from your values, and work in ways that feel deeply aligned, so you can bring your true Self into the world through your business – and in every area of life.
147 | 5 Common Mistakes Women Business Owners Still Make at the 100K Level
As we’re all entering into review and visioning mode for 2024, I wanted to share some common things I’ve seen over the years with the women I’ve mentored. First, it’s important to note that over 80% of women business owners are working below the 100K income level. Whether you’re ready to soar past this milestone or find yourself consistently falling short of it, there are some fundamental aspects we can explore to not only achieve it but also to potentially surpass it (if that’s something you’d like to do).
Elevating our income involves a dual process of personal healing and business growth. This is important because having more money empowers us to not only take better care of ourselves and those we love but also to be greater forces for good in the world. Let’s take a closer look together now, with curiosity, honesty, and compassion.
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146 | 2 Boundaries Every Woman Needs in Her Business
Do you ever feel frustrated with yourself, that, despite your best intentions, work bleeds into your personal life more than you’d like it to? Maybe it keeps you from spending more quality time with your family and friends– or even with yourself? Boundaries are a big deal. Not having them can lead to overwhelm and resentment (at best) and to burnout (at worst).
These final weeks of the year are really potent ones for us to not only identify our intentions for 2024 but also to get really honest about the parts of ourselves that are likely to hinder our fulfillment of them. To help with this, today we’re exploring two, essential boundaries every woman needs in her business, as well as how to skillfully get out of your own way to embody them.
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145 | Rescuing Business from Toxic Masculinity
Today we’re taking an honest look at things we might consider to be “masculine”: business, money, success, and power. With my own change in direction to specifically serve spiritual, entrepreneurial women, I’m outlining a new paradigm for these things, and how we can all be a part of it. The path of spiritual entrepreneurship is one that invites us to see business as a potent path for healing, service, creative expression, divine partnership, and fulfilling our soul’s potential. But, before that can happen, we need to clear out old, outdated beliefs that may be hindering us from opening to more expansive possibilities for ourselves and our world.
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144 | Using IFS to Clear Foreign Energies with Robert Falconer
Today I’m speaking with Internal Family Systems Practitioner, teacher, and author, Robert Falconer. As a survivor of extreme childhood abuse himself, for the majority of Robert’s career, he worked with fellow trauma survivors. Yet, an unexpected encounter while assisting an IFS Level 1 training ten years ago led him to also first explore and now specialize in something that’s come to be known in the IFS community as Unattached Burdens, or UB’s for short.
In his new book, The Others Within Us, Robert investigates how these UB’s come to be– not only in our culture but also in those around the world. If you or someone you work with has things that don’t seem to heal as a result of personal or ancestral healing, you could have a foreign energy in your system, or UB.
This isn’t something that’s often talked about, yet it’s more common than you might think! Together, Robert and I unpack how we get these, what possible symptoms of a UB are, and, ultimately, how to clear them from your system, safely and gently….so you can embody all of YOU.
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143 | You, One Year From Now: A Look Inside Becoming You
If you have some big dreams and goals but are feeling held back from fulfilling your true potential, I have something that really may help.
I’m thrilled to share a special podcast episode today that offers a transparent and thorough look into what it’s like inside Becoming You, my 8-week guided path to becoming the woman you truly are– in business and in life.
I’ve shared a lot of personal (and vulnerable) stories of my own experiences with heartbreak, and the journey to becoming more of my true Self, and building a life and work with which I’m deeply aligned.
Today, I want to shine a light on you. On your dreams, on your hopes and desires for your life and work, and on your vision for our shared world.
And I’ll share from the heart about whether Becoming You may be the right experience for you.
Whether you’re considering joining us, or you’re just a little curious what it’s all about… or you simply want a different perspective on how to create transformation in your life– this episode is for you!
As you tune in, and get a sense for the possibilities that exist for your life, I invite you to check in with yourself and see whether our upcoming Becoming You adventure is right for you.
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142 | An Unexpected Twist on My Business Journey
As part of a big transition taking place in my business, the other week I did something unexpected– and unprecedented– that came with some vulnerability. Today I invited my Marketing Director (with whom I’m partnering during this shift), Helen Hunter Mackenzie, to join me to talk about what went on behind the scenes of this decision.
Together, we’re having an open, honest conversation about the process we went through after pulling one of my programs from the market two days after launching it (and how this then allowed for something even better to come through).
This is for you if you need support with navigating a transition, dealing with the chaos of the creative process, or coming into deeper alignment in your work and your life.
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I am a long-time follower of Sara’s work & life journey. I’m truly enjoying her podcast. Thank you Sara for continuing to share your insights, wisdom & life experiences with us. I’m forever grateful for your work, especially in today’s overwhelming world.
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Wisdom and gentle grace
Sara is a wonderful interviewer, which is a skill unto itself, but she also offers lots of her own hard-wrought and care-filled insight. Beyond the excellent content, I also find value in the gentle, humane, feminine pace she brings: listening is a comfort as well as an illumination.