Finding Strength in Vulnerability with Gabs Hayes

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In this episode of the Women Thrive Podcast, Raimonda Jan chats with Gabs Hayes, a mindset and lifestyle strategist, international speaker, and founder of the ‘Balance Is Bullshit’ Movement. Gabs shares her powerful story featured in the Women Thrive Vol. III book, revealing her journey of overcoming personal and professional challenges. She discusses the importance of self-care, overcoming societal expectations, and her mission to empower women worldwide.

The conversation highlights the transformative power of vulnerability and how sharing our stories can pave the way for others to heal and thrive. Don’t miss this empowering conversation!

Exceptional Highlights
• Writing Her Chapter in the Women Thrive Book:
Gabs delves into her experience of writing a chapter for the “Women Thrive Book: Inspiring True Stories of Women Overcoming Adversity, Volume 3.” She discusses the emotional challenge of revisiting some of the most painful moments in her life, particularly the loss of her son, and how this process became a cathartic and transformative experience. Her chapter, titled “I Am Sorry I Didn’t Know How to Be a Mom to Me,” explores themes of self-responsibility and the importance of self-care, challenging societal expectations that often neglect the emotional well-being of women.
• The Healing Journey:
Gabs shares that the turning point in her life was the tragic passing of her son, which forced her to confront her pain and rebuild her life. It was a slow, deliberate process of picking up the pieces, trying new ways of self-care, and being open to methods she had never considered before, like physical exercise and setting personal boundaries.
• Community and Connection:
The Women’s Thrive Podcast interview highlights the importance of not going through life’s challenges alone. Gabs reflects on the support and camaraderie she found with other authors of the Women Thrive Book, who, despite their varied backgrounds, came together to share and support each other’s stories.

Show Highlights
• 00:00 Introduction
•01:17 Gabs Hayes’ Journey and Career
•04:16 Writing and Healing Through Storytelling
•08:47 Empowerment and Community
•11:12 Writing the Chapter: A Healing Process
•13:59 Empowerment Through Vulnerability
•18:27 The Women Thrive Book: A Collective Mission
•23:02 Final Thoughts

About Gabs Hayes ✨
Gabs Hayes is a Mindset & Lifestyle Strategist, author, and speaker. She’s the founder of the Balance is Bullsh!t movement, empowering women globally to ditch the overwhelm of life’s messy seasons and create space for what truly matters. She’s also the co-founder of The Brave Start, an all-in-one system for Product Development professionals to launch thriving coaching and consulting businesses.

Gabs was once a corporate climber held back from her dreams by fear of failure and the need to please others. Despite success and a beautiful family, she felt invisible, constantly on the go yet never truly present. Overwhelm and self-doubt kept her stuck. Through deep exploration of mindset and healthy boundaries, Gabs silenced her inner critic, conquered her fears, and stepped into her power.

Now, Gabs empowers women through engaging podcast episodes, personalized 1:1 strategy sessions, and dynamic workshop facilitation. She equips women with powerful strategies to tackle the “not enough” feeling, replace self-doubt with unwavering confidence, and craft a life full of intention and fulfillment. Beyond her career endeavors, Gabs cherishes time spent traveling with her kids, getting lost in books, and revitalizing her spirit at music festivals.

About the Women Thrive Podcast ✨

The Women Thrive Podcast features women from all around the world with their inspiring stories of how they have conquered personal challenges and found a way to rise and thrive.

Listen to the stories of entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, experts, and business owners from all walks of life inspiring and empowering women globally. We cover topics of leadership, business success, mindset, spirituality, marketing and visibility, media and PR, and many more.

📘 Grab your book copy here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0D7K68BVV 🛒

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About Women Thrive Podcast

Women Thrive Podcast features women from all around the world with their inspiring stories of how they have conquered personal challenges and found a way to rise and thrive.

Listen to the stories of entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, experts and business owners from all walks of life inspiring and empowering women globally. We cover topics of leadership, business success, mindset, spirituality, marketing and visibility, media and PR and many more.

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