Your SHEro's Journey

Your SHEro’s Journey Podcast, the place where you’ll learn how to connect more deeply with the rhythms of life, so that you can reclaim your power and your rightful place in the world as the wild, mysterious, and deeply connected women that you are. Join me as I guide you deeper on your own Journey back home to yourself, one where you can trust your deep inner knowing, and learn the tools to help you on your path.
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Nov 29, 2015

Welcome!  Today’s SHEro is Star Khechara, who is a passive income strategist and freedom business mentor who used her entrepreneur skills to transform her life. She went from living in a tent on the edge of poverty to living a five-star luxury lifestyle. She created a business on her own terms after going against the norm. 

Join me for an inspiring conversation with Star!

In this episode, Star shares:

  • How she grew up wild and free and equated freedom with being poor.

  • How she got tired of not having any money. “Am I REALLY that free?”

  • Her background was as a skin care facialist, but the turning point was when she took a free Small Business Course that set her on a new path.

  • How she received an unexpected tax return that allowed her to secure a place to rent so she could leave her tent.

  • How she worked hard to start her business, an online training course to make organic skin care products---all with working PART-TIME hours!

  • She was dedicated to 100% natural and organic skin care—and she found a unique niche.

  • Her income grew to the point where she could live in a large house, and buy a new car, etc.

  • Having a large monthly income($30k+) is now “the new normal” for Star.

  • Star is always thinking and creating—wanting to give and serve.

  • “The path of an entrepreneur is a spiritual journey.”

  • How she has created a life that allows her to live abroad for long periods of time, giving her the freedom she had always desired.


Biggest Learning:

“That there is no end to the learning! “There is no finish line for an entrepreneur.”

Favourite Quote:

“I’m too old to grow up now!”

Theme Song:

Firework- Katy Perry

SuperShero Name:

Miss Monetisation


About Star:

Star Khechara – aka Miss Monetisation – is the UK’s number one passive income ecourse strategist for smart & skilled entrepreneurs. Star is the creator of the Passive Income Rocks academy which has helped hundreds of worn-out entrepreneurs leverage their expertise into profitable ecourses & online academies.

Formerly an international skincare guru with a popular published book; Star launched the world’s first online training academy for organic skincare formulation in 2012 and helped over 400 skincare entrepreneurs from over 30 countries launch their beauty brands. Her talents led to radio & TV guest appearances, paid columns in glossy magazines, consultancy work and course development for established companies.

Connect with Star:




Interview Links And Resources:

Star's Website

Free eCourse Training: From Passionate Hobby to 5 Figures



Nov 22, 2015

Welcome! Today’s Super SHERO is actually two! I’m delighted to be talking to Laura Knowles and Claire Snowdon-Darling. They both left successful but stressful careers to set up their business. They specialise in women’s physical and emotional health through holistic healing.

They are experts in alternative health and women’s transformation and have dedicated themselves to supporting women to rise up and claim their empowerment.

Join me for an inspiring conversation with Laura and Claire!


In this episode, Laura and Claire share how:

  • Claire experienced depression and fatigue after the birth of her daughter in 2004. She figured out part of her problem was the hatred she felt for her career.

  • Laura lived in London in her early 20’s with a high-powered job, but experienced crippling panic attacks, low self-esteem, and psoriasis.

  • Both women felt unfulfilled and knew that something HAD to change.

  • Claire says she realised that, “This isn’t how I wanted my life to be.”

  • Laura says, “None of this is serving me anymore,” so she hit the restart button to change it all.

  • Both women were excited but scared to take on their own business, but they both realise it was the change in themselves and their emotional state that made ALL the difference.

  • After a bumpy beginning, both received support and encouragement from their families and friends.

  •  “There are difficulties in business, but you can achieve your greatest dreams. That’s the beauty of it.”

  • They realise their “clinic business model” is flawed and inconsistent, but seeing women’s lives changing is the ultimate reward for what they do.

  • What keeps them going is the “fire burning in our belly.”

  • They are passionate about helping women heal from the physical and emotional pain.


Biggest Learning:

"It took courage to break out of what others expect and be what they were meant to be."

Favourite Quote:

(Laura) “I’m having such a good time with dinner.”  

(Claire) “It’s all good.”


SuperShero Name:

Beatrice and Ermintrude


About Laura and Claire:

Claire Snowdon-Darling and Laura Knowles are experts in Alternative Health and Women’s Transformation.

They are catalysts for change and their deep passion - the #emotionhealthconnection has supported hundreds of women rise up and reclaim their lives and become empowered to be truly themselves, creating happier marriages, healthy bodies, fulfilling work and more authentic connections with their loved ones and with themselves.

Claire and Laura work in a totally unique way, combining their unmatched experience of working with Alternative Health techniques, using proven protocols to really ensure you get to the root cause of your symptoms, combined with emotional transformation techniques that provide you with the tools to move forward and step into your full potential. This is combined with lifestyle and nutritional recommendations, leaving no stone unturned to ensure positive change is achieved. These skills create a framework for complete and holistic transformation where you are supported every step of the way to achieve the life you have always dreamed of.

Our mission at Balanced Wellness is to be the chosen destination for IBS and hormone imbalances and the emotions connected with them, synonymous with professionalism and progressive alternative health.


Connect with Laura and Claire:




Interview Links And Resources:

Laura and Claire's Website

Free webinar: Reclaim your life – A webinar for women who want the life they dreamt of



Nov 15, 2015

**Please be advised that this interview contains topics that may cause some people distress.

Welcome!  Today’s SHEro is Tracey White, who shares how she turned her personal tragedy into triumph, how she came out of the dark and into the light, having gathered all the blessings along the way, to create a life that is full passion and joy!

Tracey is an inspirational and charismatic speaker who uses her experience to help others turn their lives around. 

Join me for an inspiring conversation with Tracey!

In this episode, Tracey shares:

  • That her story begins when she was at school and was violently attacked by seven men and subsequently became pregnant.

  • How she ran away from home, being sent to boarding school, sent to live with an aunt, and being forced to give her baby up for adoption.

  • Tracey focuses on the raw emotion that forced her to grow up fast while feeling dirty, ugly, full of shame, unloved, and abandoned.

  • She turned to drugs because they were the only thing that took away the pain and then went through a marriage and a divorce.

  • Tracey knew deep inside that she would have to someday “do the work” to heal and change, but the turning point came when she finally admitted that she was ready to change and made a conscious decision to get help.

  • She began therapy and chose to get well mentally, physically, and spiritually.

  • Tracey spent over two years living in a hostel for homeless people but stayed clean from drinking and drugs.

  • Tracey’s journey took her to volunteer work with addicts and then training to become a therapist and counsellor for those battling addiction and trauma.

  • She found everything she tried in vain to find through drugs when she came clean and lived in trust, acceptance, and faith.

  • She shares how even though her gratitude may have been born out of pain and despair… the lessons and insights she has learnt along the way have been invaluable and she wouldn't swap them for anything.

  • How she is grateful for everything that has happened in my life.



Biggest Learning:

“To believe and know that anything and everything is possible, to trust and have an open heart and be true to herself.”


Favourite Quote:

““Come to the edge,” he said.

“We can’t; we’re afraid!” they responded.

“Come to the edge,” he said.

“We can’t; we will fall,” they responded.

“Come to the edge,” he said.

And so they came.

And he pushed them.

And they flew.” - Guillaume Apollinaire


Theme Song:

I Believe I can Fly- R Kelly

SuperShero Name:

The Trauma Transformer


About Tracey:

Tracey is an inspirational and courageous woman, a charismatic and a dynamic speaker who has transformed hundreds of people’s lives. It is easy to see why she is held in such high esteem as her wisdom and light just shines through, leaving one feeling uplifted and full of hope.


Connect with Tracey:





Interview Links And Resources:

Tracey's Website

Tapping Therapy



Nov 8, 2015

**Please be advised that this interview contains topics that may cause some people distress.

Welcome!  Today’s SHEro is Maz Schirmer, who shares her incredible story of turning her life around from one of horrific abuse, living in protective custody, and crippling self-doubt.  She was also diagnosed with two incurable diseases.  She is now a world-renowned leader who helps women around the world transform their lives.

Join me for an inspiring conversation with Maz!

Maz describes herself as a “3rd generation Weaker-Sex Syndrome Thriver.”  She is the mother of four grown children and the grandmother of six little ones.  

Maz is recognized as a pioneer in the area of women’s self-development.  She is the Director/Founder of the Institute of Women International and the creator of Creatrix, which focuses on the Female Brain/Mind Process.  Maz is a respected author and innovator

In this episode, Maz shares:

  • How at age 30, she experienced a life-altering moment, an epileptic incident, a moment of insight and clarity, and determined to turn her life around.

  • How she finally found inner strength, fulfilment, and purpose after years of abuse, self-doubt, and degradation.

  • How she found support, not from her family, but through reading autobiographies and gleaning encouragement from others.

  • How she learned the basics of being happy after a life of suppression—“The New Normal.”

  • Happiness doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone—peace of mind and freedom of choice bring happiness to Maz.

  • The realisation that came to her that it was ok to be happy and smile again, and that her life shouldn’t be one of suffering.

  • Some obstacles she faced were epilepsy and having to find sufficient income to support her four children on her own.


Biggest Learning:

“Don’t try to control everything that happens. Just let tomorrow happen and don’t live in fear.”

Favourite Quote:

“Watch what you ask for—you just might get it.” - Maz Schirmer

Theme Song:

Freedom- Pharrell Williams

SuperShero Name:

North American Indian Grandmother


About Maz:

I am a 3rd generation 'weaker sex' syndrome thriver.

I've been blessed that after 30 years of struggle I was able to turn my unfortunate life around to one of such amazing success, happiness and abundance (for 20+ years) I still pinch myself sometimes. If I can do it, anyone can, given the right tools and education.

Most importantly I am a Mother of 4 Adult Children (whom I raised single handedly) and a Nana to 6 little cutie pies.

Recognised for my pioneering spirit and discoveries in women's self development and down to earth 'relative' and passionate delivery of my findings. Officially I am the Founding Director of Institute of Women International, Author, Innovator of The Only Female Brained Mind Process called CREATRIX® and 'Outside the Box' Transformational Trainer.


Connect with Maz:







Interview Links And Resources:

Maz's Website

What is Creatrix

Work with Maz

Maz's Book - The Maz Factor




Nov 1, 2015

Welcome!  Today’s SHEro is Marina Pearson, who at age 30 had endured two suicide attempts, drug and alcohol addiction, an eating disorder, a divorce, and two failed businesses.  

She experienced a moment in which everything changed for her as she devoted her life to personal development.  She is now an international speaker, coach, and author.  Her book is a #1 bestseller: Goodbye Mr. X. 

Join me for an inspiring conversation with Marina!


In this episode, Marina shares:

  • That the Turn-Around is a gradual process

  • How she searched outwardly for the clarity, she really needed to find inwardly

  • The realisation of her innate wisdom within that made sense of it all

  • Fourteen months in Bali, divine guidance, and pregnancy!

  • A poignant moment of seeing all of us for who we really are

  • The realisation that led her to her passion for helping mothers in business

  • How to understand the connection we have and the Divine plan for our lives

  • Our souls know far more than our egos do

  • How she convinced family, friends, and her husband that she was meant to be in Bali

  • How to explain what it means to “Be Present.”

  • How the energy that created us in the womb remains with us throughout life



Biggest Learning:

“Don’t take yourself too seriously..”


Favourite Quote:

“Beyond the wrong doing and right doing, there is a field, and I’ll meet you there.” - Rumi


Theme Song:

Roar- Katy Perry

SuperShero Name:

Galactica Warrior Princess


SHE ro Quiz

About Marina:

Marina, is the No1 best-selling author of the multi-award winning book Goodbye Mr Ex, and international speaker. She supports professionals and entrepreneurs to transform all types of stress into effortless results and living through her coaching and events.

She is the lead facilitator of Your Pathway To Wisdom, Your Pathway To Abundance and Your Pathway To Love as well as being the creator of the Effortless Living Program that transforms stress into effortless living so that professionals and entrepreneurs can create a lifestyle that works for them and gets the results that they want.

She has been featured in a number of women’s magazines and newspapers such as Prima, Top Sante, Best, Now, Marie Claire, Spirit & Destiny, The Daily Mail and The Guardian. She writes for the Huffington Post and Your Tango and has been featured on SKY TV.


Connect with Marina:





Interview Links And Resources:

Marina's Website

Free eBook:  ‘The 5 Keys To Creating An Effortless Lifestyle That Gets Results"