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Episode 253rd August 2021 • The Unlikely Artist • Graced Canvas
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The “broken” pieces of us - the parts of us we’ve been believing are wrong – are often areas of tremendous strength and value.

When there’s something about us that’s been bothering us, and we decide to start loving it and not trying to hide it, it can become the reason other people seek us out. It can be what allows other people to relate to us and makes them want to get to know us better. Ironically, it’s when we pretend to be too perfect that we turn other people away.

In this episode, we explore how to reframe your thinking about those things you’re making wrong about you. We consider several examples of how people have transformed things they thought were wrong about them into exactly the reason they now celebrate themselves.

There’s nothing more freeing than finding out that ALL of you is worthwhile.


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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner with Ernst & Young. I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint. After a couple years painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who feel stuck in their careers and lives and want to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected. I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at the George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.




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