You Don’t Want a “New You” | #05

Happy Tuesday! In today’s episode, I talk about the myth of wanting a “new you” including my thoughts on how to reinvent yourself without that Eat-Pray-Love approach. We not only take this common theory and question it, but provide some alternative ideas for managing personal development too. We are told all kinds of things, but you don’t want to be someone different; you want to feel like yourself, while being… Read More »You Don’t Want a “New You” | #05

Lessons in Being a Scientist from CBT | #04

Happy Tuesday! Episode 4 is here with a tip for managing ‘failure’ by redefining our perception of who we are & what is ‘useful.’ || PODCAST SUMMARY || We are told to reinvent ourselves by starting from scratch. But the roots of who you are already wait under the layers of ‘shoulds’ the world has given us. In many Western cultures, we are discouraged from failing. There is such a… Read More »Lessons in Being a Scientist from CBT | #04

How Crafting Systems Helps With Our Mental Energy | #03

|| PODCAST SUMMARY || Today I talk about decision fatigue, and setting up systems or algorithms to bypass the need for willpower. We often know which choice will make use happiest in the long run, but implementing it is hard in the moment. || SHOW NOTES || Free Guide to Reinventing your Path Stop Making Your Life So Damn Hard on Medium   || WHAT NEXT || Please leave a… Read More »How Crafting Systems Helps With Our Mental Energy | #03

The Myth of “The Right Path is Easy” | #02

Hai there. Welcome back to the Rooted Reinvention podcast!   || PODCAST SUMMARY || Today’s episode focuses on being curious about what we’ve been subconsciously taught can help us make progress despite our own sense of resistance or other people’s beliefs. || SHOW NOTES || Free Guide to Reinventing your Path Learn More About Resistance with The War of Art by Steven Pressfield   || WHAT NEXT || Please leave… Read More »The Myth of “The Right Path is Easy” | #02

Introducing The Podcast – Personal Reinvention with Roots | #01

Hai there. Welcome to the Rooted Reinvention podcast! || PODCAST SUMMARY || In this intro episode you’ll hear Katy-Rose talk about what a Rooted Reinvention is, why it matters, and introduce a little science of motivation to begin the journey. || SHOW NOTES || Free Guide to Reinventing your Path You Need To Stop Silencing Yourself on Medium Interview about my journey & tips for reinventing yourself on Crafty Ass… Read More »Introducing The Podcast – Personal Reinvention with Roots | #01

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The One Reason you Should Commit to Taking Baby Steps

If you know me, you’ll know a favourite mantra of mine is that ‘baby steps add up’. I don’t tend to succeed if I try to go for big shifts. Some people get a sense of momentum from big changes. Personally, they exhaust me. So if you’ve tried the new year’s resolution, the big “right that’s it” moment and created a grand plan to change your life… and it hasn’t… Read More »The One Reason you Should Commit to Taking Baby Steps

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Reflection on the Year: Part I

In 2011, I began picking a word of the year. I’d researched it in 2009, and picked one for 2010. It felt good to have a way to turn from goals to a reflection at the end of the months. But 2011 was when it all came together for me. This gave a new approach toward resolutions and goal-setting. I chose “Strength” and three particular facets: Mind, Body and Spirit. I… Read More »Reflection on the Year: Part I

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Word for 2020 — Steadfast

Back in September, my business coach Michelle asked me to define how I wanted to feel, how I want people to feel after working with me. We spoke for a while, I did some reflection, but the very first word I came up with on that call was “steadfast.” I wasn’t quite sure how I got there, but there was this very clear message in my mind that this is… Read More »Word for 2020 — Steadfast