32 episodes

Do you struggle to do anything for yourself?

Do you find yourself completely overwhelmed from week to week and you just feel like a hamster on a wheel?

Do you sometimes feel so stuck in the life that you've created for yourself?

My mission is simple. I want you to feel alive again. If you feel like you're playing small and not properly showing up in your life, then The Best Self Podcast is for you.

There are no excuses except the ones that we keep telling ourselves, so it's time to find out what they are and get moving towards happiness. Packed with inspirational stories, practical tools and life changing insights, it is my aim to inspire, motivate and coach you (and myself in the process) to progress towards that vision of the woman you know is within yourself, just waiting to be unleashed.

Like me, you probably have commitments that you've worked hard for. Maybe you're not even sure you want to change anything; you just feel disconnected in your life, you've lost your mojo, and you're tired of feeling tired. Put down your spinning plates and join me to create the much needed headspace that your heart needs right now.

We are going on a journey towards a better, more balanced life! I'll be sharing the strategies, tools and techniques I apply in my own life, and including inspirational stories that motivate me. With new episodes every Monday, I'll get your week off to the best possible start. So listen and follow The Best Self Podcast wherever you get your podcasts, and if you're anything like me you're going to want to bring a pen and a notepad!

The Best Self Podcast Nicola Fulstow

    • Business

Do you struggle to do anything for yourself?

Do you find yourself completely overwhelmed from week to week and you just feel like a hamster on a wheel?

Do you sometimes feel so stuck in the life that you've created for yourself?

My mission is simple. I want you to feel alive again. If you feel like you're playing small and not properly showing up in your life, then The Best Self Podcast is for you.

There are no excuses except the ones that we keep telling ourselves, so it's time to find out what they are and get moving towards happiness. Packed with inspirational stories, practical tools and life changing insights, it is my aim to inspire, motivate and coach you (and myself in the process) to progress towards that vision of the woman you know is within yourself, just waiting to be unleashed.

Like me, you probably have commitments that you've worked hard for. Maybe you're not even sure you want to change anything; you just feel disconnected in your life, you've lost your mojo, and you're tired of feeling tired. Put down your spinning plates and join me to create the much needed headspace that your heart needs right now.

We are going on a journey towards a better, more balanced life! I'll be sharing the strategies, tools and techniques I apply in my own life, and including inspirational stories that motivate me. With new episodes every Monday, I'll get your week off to the best possible start. So listen and follow The Best Self Podcast wherever you get your podcasts, and if you're anything like me you're going to want to bring a pen and a notepad!

    Why Successful People Set Goals in September and So Should You!

    Why Successful People Set Goals in September and So Should You!

    Back at school, September was always a time for fresh starts. It meant a new school year, new pencil cases, new uniforms.. 
    In this episode I question why did we ever stop seeing September as a fresh start? 
    September is a great time of year to renew yourself and your business! 
     
    Here are the highlights: 
    (03:06) Fresh start affect 
    (07:29) Take a step back 
    (14:13) Questions to ask yourself 
    (18:51) Detox 

    • 25 min
    Your Emotions are a Call To Action - Here's How to Use Your Emotions to Guide You

    Your Emotions are a Call To Action - Here's How to Use Your Emotions to Guide You

    Had a bit of a rollercoaster week? Then you'll relate to this one.
    Today, I'm sharing lessons from Calvin D. Banyan's book "The Secret Language of Feelings" and trust me, it's a game-changer.
    We'll chat about 10 emotions, from fear to guilt, frustration to disappointment, and I'll share some tips on how to handle these feelings without letting them boss you around.
    So, get comfy, grab a drink and join me on this journey to make our feelings work for us, not against us.
    Here are the highlights:
    (2:20) Using feelings as a language to get back on track.
    (4:28) Allow your emotions to speak to you.
    (8:20) How to deal with fear
    (18:56) Loneliness and disconnection.
    (20:36) Using your feelings to strengthen intuition.

    Connect with me:
    Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest - @the.bestselfprojectuk
    Website - https://thebestselfproject.co.uk/ 
    Email hello@thebestselfproject.co.uk

    • 24 min
    Feeling Bored? Don't Feel Guilty! Here's Why Doing Nothing is Essential to Your Growth

    Feeling Bored? Don't Feel Guilty! Here's Why Doing Nothing is Essential to Your Growth

    Ever found yourself fighting boredom or feeling guilty for not keeping every minute of your child's day filled with activities? Well, this episode is for you.
    Let's rethink boredom and see it from a different perspective. We'll explore how a slower pace and even boredom can be beneficial for our mental and physical wellbeing, especially in our digital age where we are constantly "switched on."
    I'll share my own experiences as a parent, having a child with autism and how I learned to embrace a different rhythm of life, and delve into the importance of boredom in sparking creativity and allowing space for reflection, and why it's so crucial for our children's development and our own sanity.
    So, come along, let's rise above the noise and distractions and normalise being present, being bored, and just being. This episode is your guilt-free pass to not being busy all the time. Time to celebrate slowing down!
    Here are the highlights:
    (2:07) It’s time to normalise a slower pace.
    (7:13) Boredom is vital for mental health and creativity.
    (9:27) How to be okay with being bored
    (16:00) Boring tasks can help with ADHD
    (21:36) How to switch off your brain.

    Connect with me:
    Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest - @the.bestselfprojectuk
    Website - https://thebestselfproject.co.uk/ 
    Email hello@thebestselfproject.co.uk

    • 25 min
    Stop Playing it Safe and Inspire Yourself with the Magic of Thinking Big

    Stop Playing it Safe and Inspire Yourself with the Magic of Thinking Big

    In today's episode, I'm gonna take you on a bit of a journey. It's all about ditching the safe zone and daring to dream big, really big!
    It’s easy to get caught up in mum life and forget about our dreams.
    I'll be sharing some raw, real moments, especially those around parenting a child with additional needs.
    So, if you've ever found yourself playing it small, lost in the everyday grind, or simply want to feel that rush of dreaming big again, tune in!
    Here are the highlights:
    (2:31) How I lost my confidence and ability to think big.
    (6:38) The magic of thinking big.
    (10:36) The importance of having hopes and dreams.
    (12:18) Use your dreams to inspire you.
    (16:19) Questions that will get you to think bigger.

    Connect with me:
    Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest - @the.bestselfprojectuk
    Website - https://thebestselfproject.co.uk/ 
    Email hello@thebestselfproject.co.uk

    • 20 min
    How to Turn Mum Guilt on it's Head and Use it as Motivation to Get More of What You Want

    How to Turn Mum Guilt on it's Head and Use it as Motivation to Get More of What You Want

    In this week’s episode, I am taking a deep dive into mum guilt, sharing my own struggle with balancing parenthood and self-care.
    The instinct to protect our children, the lack of time, and the sacrifice of personal freedom all feed into the guilt we bear as mothers.
    My goal is to change the narrative around mum guilt, not just for you, but for myself too.
    It's time for some real talk. Let’s dive in!
    Here are the highlights:
    (2:40) What people don’t tell you about having children.
    (7:12) What is guilt and how is mom guilt different?
    (13:34) Sometimes mom guilt outstays its welcome.
    (17:45) Letting go of the pressure to be perfect.
    (23:21) The importance of being a happy mum.

    Connect with me:
    Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest - @the.bestselfprojectuk
    Website - https://thebestselfproject.co.uk/ 
    Email hello@thebestselfproject.co.uk

    • 41 min
    10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Move Towards a Happier You

    10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Move Towards a Happier You

    In this episode, we dive into the paradox of feeling unhappy despite seeming to "have it all."
    We discuss the transformative power of asking ourselves better questions and how they can lead us out of our feelings of despair.
    I'll also share my top 10 questions that have guided me towards a happier self.
    Plus, we'll explore the therapeutic benefits of journaling, and how it can help us gain clarity.
    Tune in and let's navigate the journey to a more fulfilled and joyful life together.
    Here are the highlights:
    (3:00) Top 10 questions to ask your way to a happier you.
    (5:40) One of the most powerful questions.
    (7:24) Who do you want to be?
    (13:25) How to leave the world a little better than you found it.
    (16:07) Ask yourself what is my body telling me
    Connect with me:
    Instagram / Facebook / Pinterest - @the.bestselfprojectuk
    Website - https://thebestselfproject.co.uk/ 
    Email hello@thebestselfproject.co.uk

    • 30 min

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