The Ambitious Mum Podcast

The Ambitious Mum Podcast

Are you a mother yet you still don't feel completely fulfilled with life? Do you have ambitions that you know are waiting to be discovered but need more guidance and support to get there? Perhaps you're ready for a change but not quite sure what? Is your inner voice yearning for wisdom and advice from other people who have walked in your shoes? If so, you're in the right place. Kate Moryoussef, Wellbeing and Emotional Freedom coach and mother to four children, hosts The Ambitious Mum podcast talking to different women about how ambition and motherhood change and evolve during the many stages of our lives. The conversations offer honest, compassionate, vulnerable, authentic and supportive life, career, spirituality, wellbeing and parenting wisdom and insights - as well as challenge the unspoken realities women face - into the expectations and pressures of balancing the demands of leaning into our ambitions and being the mothers we aspire to be. Each guest will offer their perspective about how their own evolving ambitions have impacted their lives and what they continue to learn during this process. Follow Kate on social media here: @coaching_by_kate_uk on Instagram @coachingbykateuk on Facebook @katemory on Twitter Kate Moryoussef on LinkedIn

Episodes

January 20, 2022 18 min

Kate is starting a brand new podcast The ADHD Women's Wellbeing Podcast, aligning with what she has discovered since her own diagnosis alongside her daughter at the age of 40 and sharing tools and vital information to help you live your most calm and balanced life.

In this final episode, Kate thanks you for your time listening to the Ambitious Mum and for the community it created, she explains how she came to the decision to mov...

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Acknowledging what has been built here.
During this one-off, finale episode, Kate reflects on the imparted wisdom of her guests from season three of The Ambitious Mum Podcast.

Kate talks about everything from our long-standing and limiting beliefs to recognising when we’re out of alignment and how this shows up in our bodies.

Hear as she shares how these conversations have shifted her view during the pandemic and what increas...
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Getting curious about your own inner beliefs and what you think to be "true" about yourself.

Joining Kate today is Shelley Bosworth, an ex-corporate, straight-talking, women’s mindset coach. 

After turning 40, experiencing a health scare and personal loss, Shelley decided that she wanted ‘more’ and set about changing her path. She now helps ambitious female business owners take back control of their life and break free of...
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If you feel creatively blocked or deprived, this episode may inspire you to take stock and chase your creative desires. Choosing to leave your lucrative banking career to follow your dream at drama school, alongside having two small children, seems pretty crazy but for Esther Wane it was the best thing she ever did.  
Creativity can be hard to identify with, or at times feel way out of reach. Today's guest, creative coach and s...
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Using our breath to move from fight or flight mode towards a more grounded and centred place of being.  
Jess Harrod is Kate's guest today, a breathwork specialist and coach helping people transform their mental health through the power of breath. Jess was introduced  to breathwork at the beginning of the pandemic and the day after Jess' first breathwork session, she booked her teaching course, knowing that this was someth...
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Building confidence from within, discovering our values and shifting from "should" to could".

Joining Kate on this episode of the Ambitious Mum is Phanella Fine, who was previously a lawyer, a banker and is now a psychotherapist, executive coach and author.

Phanella found herself in a few careers (after succumbing to family and community pressure to choose the 'right' career) before transitioning to coaching ...
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“If I couldn't fail and I was living without this limiting belief, what would life look like?”  
Could your procrastination and anxiety be caused by ancestral trauma? Kate's guest this week is Heather Sharples, a spiritual coach who helps mothers to break the cycle of inherited beliefs.

Hear Kate and Heather discuss how ancestral trauma can manifest as depression, anxiety, self-sabotage and generally "playing small&#...
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This week's episode is a special one as Kate chats to her good friend and former boss, Suzy Glaskie.  After knowing each other for 16 years, this conversation is all about their shared experience of starting afresh when your previous career doesn't align with your heart anymore.

Despite her lifelong interest in holistic practices, after graduating from university Suzy became sidetracked from this with a long career in PR, ...
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"I felt like women had settled and I just wanted to say - you can redefine your life. You can come back to your dream."

In this wonderful episode of The Ambitious Mum Podcast, Kate is joined by author, speaker and founder of "Meant For More", Stephanie Hendrick.

During this conversation, listen to Kate and Stephanie discuss how children model parents' behaviour and how our attitude and actions around our own...
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Nehanda Truscott Reid is a Holistic Wellness Coach and founder of the Soul Mama Journey. When corporate life began to seriously clash with Nehanda’s values and the way she wanted to live during her first pregnancy, she realised that the hustle of her 'masculine' corporate job no longer aligned with where her soul was.

As she progressed throughout her pregnancy, Nehanda then began searching for a more spiritual connection a...
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June 1, 2021 51 min
“All you have is time - it's what you do with your time...you're as busy as you want to be.” 

In this week's Ambitious Mum powerful episode, Roberta Brown aka The Mindful Mum of London gives us a huge reminder:  “All we have is now, there’s no more rehearsing, we are nobody in the grand scheme of life, just live, live, live!”
After several family traumas, including a lifelong fear of death and health anxiety, Rober...
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"Or intuition is not in our head, our head is the one that talks us out of everything and wants to keep us safe."

In her 40s, today's guest, Isobel Gatherer took a brave leap by leaving her corporate job and going freelance as a PA. Through this work, she began to attract clients that resonated with her, one of which completely changed her life when she was introduced to angel work.    It was through this angel work th...
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This week, Kate sits down with author, podcast host and relationship coach, Laura-Jane Hand.

Laura-Jane's high-pressure, high-stress corporate job was bringing her a good amount of money but left her with an empty feeling.
She speaks to how you can be aware of projecting your problems and looking outwardly to find answers, searching for something to give you connection and she reminds you to stop, turn your attention inwards...
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This week's guest has lived experience of the messages she now teaches. Psychotherapist, Keeley Tavner made a choice to release aspects of the life she grew up in - letting go of friends, her job at Ikea, as well as her toxic relationship when she began studying as a mature student while being a single mother.

During an epiphany moment, while watching an episode of Oprah, Keely decided then she wanted to become a different per...
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When we become mothers, our creativity often gets sapped in place of exhaustion and our children's needs. Because of this, mothers need to nourish themselves even more, by releasing their suppressed imagination and getting creative again. Today’s guest, Dr Georgina Green, is helping and guiding time-poor women to do exactly this through their writing. 
During this Ambitious Mum podcast episode, Kate and Georgina cover the imp...
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How can you live a more soul-driven, authentic life, and could shadow work be the first step? 

Kate dives into this form of healing with clinical psychologist, Dr Rathika Marsh.
Kate and Dr Rathika aka "The Spiritual Psychologist", uncover how unresolved trauma and emotions such as fear, anger, guilt and shame can continue to show up in our life if we don't acknowledge our childhood issues and decide to heal from our...
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Seeing the results of passion and pursuit - how to realise your dream business idea during a pandemic!   Kate’s guest this week is the founder of The Woolf’s Kitchen, food writer, cook and mother of three, Dominique Woolf.   18 months ago Dominique came to Kate feeling unable to get her Thai inspired food idea off the ground - fast forward to April 2021 and The Woolf’s Kitchen spicy and tangy sauces and nut ranges are now stocked i...
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Kate’s back behind the microphone and has a slightly new outlook on life. 
Your host, Kate Moryoussef returns for a third series of The Ambitious Mum podcast and in this first edition brings you up to speed with the changes that have happened in her life during the break. 
This brand new series will offer incredible and inspiring conversations with women from all walks of life, each with different insights and stories to tell. ...
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“Now I’m just letting more of my quirky, sarcastic and at times wildly inappropriate self out”
In her first conversation of the series, Kate Moryoussef sits down with US-based Mindset & Productivity Coach, Diann Wingert. 
The pair discuss changing careers and working through an ADHD diagnosis to best find the patterns, wellbeing tools and systems that work for them. They also dive into the mainstream perception of ADHD and ...
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"Parenting is so much more emotional than it used to be"

Dr Siggie Cohen is Kate's guest on The Ambitious Mum podcast this week. California-based Dr Siggie is a child and parent specialist and an expert in aiding families to work through their issues as a wider family unit.

She explains to Kate how we can create space between what we want for our children, while also allowing the flow of life to happen. Siggie teache...
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