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Alice works with women to rediscover what really excites them in life. Focusing on career transitions, Alice helps women to reveal their suppressed dreams and explore if and how they could be their new reality. She works from experience, having herself locked away her own life dreams only years later uncovering the damage it did. Book a call with Alice to find out more and join her newsletter for your weekly dose of motivation and practical tips.

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How I’ve Dealt with the Shame and Embarrassment of a Failed Career

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” ~Brené Brown

The embarrassment you feel upon realizing you don’t actually have what it takes to make a success of yourself. The shame of knowing you spent years training to do one thing and then you bailed right at the finish line. The fear of what to tell people when they ask you what you’re up to.

Of course, you don’t tell anyone how you feel, as you’re too embarrassed to admit you even have these feelings, so you just bury …