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Embrace the Pivot with Colleen McGee | Ep.56
Episode 561st August 2023 • Diaries of a 6 figure Coach • Theresa Lambert
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Welcome back to another episode of the Diaries of a Six-Figure Coach podcast! We're thrilled to have you join us for a conversation that will ignite your spirit and inspire you to embrace the power of the pivot. In this episode, we dive deep into the remarkable journey of our guest, Colleen McGee, as she fearlessly navigates the realms of design, astrology, and empowering sacred CEOs, coaches, and healers in their online businesses.

Colleen's story is a testament to the transformative power of embracing authenticity and following one's true calling. From her successful career as a creative director to her midlife awakening, she shares her personal experiences and the pivotal moments that led her to where she is today. Her journey of self-discovery will leave you feeling inspired and motivated to embark on your own path of transformation.

During our conversation, we explore the profound impact of astrology in business strategies and how aligning with one's cosmic blueprint can unlock hidden potential.

Colleen's expertise in design and astrology intertwines in a powerful combination that she uses to create graphic designs and brands that are a visual representation of her clients' true brilliance.

Join us as Colleen shares valuable insights on overcoming resistance, questioning societal norms, and finding the courage to pursue your passions. Her story serves as a reminder that it's never too late to make a change and create a life of fulfillment, joy, and peace. She encourages listeners to trust their intuition, lean into their strengths, and stay in their own lane.

If you're ready to embark on a transformative journey and unlock your true potential, this episode is a must-listen!

Key Takeaways:

  • Embracing authenticity and following your true calling can lead to remarkable transformations.
  • Astrology can play a significant role in business strategies and unlocking hidden potential.
  • Trusting your intuition and embracing your unique gifts is essential for personal and professional growth.
  • Overcoming resistance and questioning societal norms are crucial steps in pursuing your passions.
  • It's never too late to make a change and create a life of fulfillment, joy, and peace.

Join us on this empowering journey as we explore the power of embracing the pivot with Colleen McGee.

Don't forget to subscribe to the "Diaries of a Six-Figure Coach" podcast for more inspiring episodes filled with actionable insights and powerful stories of success.

 

About the Guest:

Colleen is a Designer, Holistic Empowerment Mentor & Astrologer whose mission is to empower women to embody and express their authentic soul signature and share their gifts & purpose with the world to create their dream life & business.

Colleen works with visionary entrepreneurs, sacred CEO's, Coaches & Healers to bring their mission and the soul of their business to life through their brand utilizing an innovative, collaborative approach with DIY, Done with You and Done for you design & development services.

As a coach & former creative leader with 27 years of experience with one of the world's top ten brands, Colleen fuses creativity, energetics, universal wisdom, spirituality, astrology and a holistic, intuitive & practical approach to design magnetic websites and create conscious brands with strategy, soul + intention.

Colleen also works 1:1 with clients and leads courses in her Astrology practice, Holistic Alchemy by Colleen Marie. Working with the transformational tool of Astrology is a game changer that enables women to flow with cosmic energy, claim their power, purpose and navigate life with insight & clarity. Astrology & Energy is an integral part of Colleen's work & design process enabling her to meet your core essence and breakthrough limit & boundaries that hold you back form achieveing your fullest potential.

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About the Host:

Theresa Lambert is a Business Strategist + Coach with an impressive hotelier background in luxury Hospitality in the #1 Ski Resort in North America. She creates unique success plans and provides strategic guidance to female entrepreneurs so they can SCALE to 6-figures and beyond while having the FREEDOM TO PLAY.

In 2020 Theresa became the Bestselling Author of her book  Achieve with Grace: A guide to elegance and effectiveness in intense workplaces. She is also a Speaker, the Podcast host of Diaries of a Six Figure Coach Podcast and co-host of Dissecting Success.

Theresa has been recognized as a business leader in Whistler’s Profiles of Excellence, and is being featured in publications such as Hotelier Magazine, Thrive Global and Authority Magazine.

Diaries of a six figure Coach isn’t only a Podcast to help you get strategic and master the precision of Success.  It’s a declaration to share the truth. It’s a commitment to keep going to make it happen, no matter what. It’s an activation and invitation for female Coaches and Entrepreneurs to play a bigger Game. Tune into short, potent and value packed episodes that are fun, raw, real, vulnerable and authentic af on what it takes to build a six figure coaching business online. It’s going to MOVE you. It’s going to ACTIVATE you. It’s going to help you access your audacity, courage and start taking the intentional actions to make your biz dreams come true while living the life you desire and making an impact online.


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Theresa Lambert:

I believe in divine timing. I believe that the right people information, wisdom, guidance, heck things arrive when we're ready for them. I believe that owning our own truth unconditionally is the path to not only creative fulfillment, but mobile success and abundance. This is not only a podcast to help you get strategic and master the position of success. It's a declaration to share the truth. It's a commitment to keep going to make it happen no matter what. It's an activation and invitation for me for you and for us to play a bigger game. So my question for you is this. Do you really want it? Do you really want to make your dreams come true? Do you really want to become a six figure coach? Welcome to the diaries of a six figure coach podcast. I'm your host, Theresa Lambert, and I dare you to get ready to show up, boss up and make it happen.

Theresa Lambert:

Hello, hello, and welcome back to another episode of diaries of a six figure coach podcast. I am wildly excited to introduce you and have this conversation with my guests. Today. Colleen is in the house. And her last name recently changed, which is really, really exciting. So congratulations, Colleen, for that I'm so happy for you and Colleen and I actually have Matt. I feel like quite a few years ago and now through you know the coaching world through the energetic empowerment world. And eventually Colleen and I connected Colleen actually became a client of mine and I was blessed enough to witness a huge life changing, transformational time, and Colin's life was, which was absolutely incredible. And she is an incredible designer, she was an interior designer. And now she's using that skill and actually is helping sacred CEOs, coaches and healers with design work in terms of their online businesses to things that you need for your business to things that make it easier. But this isn't how she started. And it's not what we were walking on. Colleen came into my world. And in fact, She's multitalented because she's also an incredible astrologer. And one of the coolest thing is that Colleen actually does astrology readings, full natal chart readings. She's incredible. I've had my own reading. And she supports me with doing readings for my private one to one clients, which is incredible, so that I can use that knowledge and tie it back in as we're creating business strategies. And I really love that because before I met Colleen, I didn't honestly I knew I was passionate about astrology. But I didn't really quite connect the dots on how we can use some of that information and really tied into our business. So anyways, Colleen blows my mind again, again, again, with some of the things that she shared with me. And it's been super helpful as well as she shared natal charts and readings about my clients with me and for me to be able to really use that information and help me along with my clients create something that is more powerful to them. So Colleen, we're gonna have an epic conversation.

Colleen McGee:

Yes, thank you, Theresa. Thank you for having me. I'm so excited to be here. And you know, I want to tell you a story. I so any of us who are hesitant to be on Instagram and make connections, and we see it as a chore while you know what I found Teresa randomly through somebody else's share her story. And you know, we loved her vibe. And that was how I started to follow. And I think it was maybe about two months later that I became a client. She had what I was looking for at the time I was working in corporate I was I was almost 27 years into my corporate career with one of the top 10 global brands. I was a creative director designer and I spent my entire half of my life really in that role, leading a full team of creatives and bringing the brand to life. So I have also undergone a transformation of my own in my mid 40s Which actually astrologically women men listen up the midlife crisis is a real thing. It is a real thing, our late 30s into our early 50s. We really do go through this transformational time that is brought on by a bunch of different astrological events. that we all go through. And it really is a reckoning. Are we on the right track? Are we happy and fulfilled with where we are? Do we need to clean up some of our stuff? Do we need to make some shifts, pivots changes. And you know, I really believe that this is such a phenomenal time if we allow it and understand what's going on. So I didn't really know what was going on with me. But I totally changed my life around the age of 44. And I became a health coach, I became an empowerment coach, I got sober, which was the pivotal moment, I ended up getting divorced, which was never something I had ever imagined. I've since remarried. I've since left my corporate job, which I did during the time that I was working with Theresa last year. And I have had an awakening the last 444 or five years have really changed my life. And I made the leap last year believing so wholeheartedly in myself, I made the leap to become a holistic health coach and empowerment coach to weave astrology into my business. And that's what I did, I took the leap. And now I find myself facing this new pivot back into my roots of design. So that has been something that is just phenomenal. I am bringing to design all everything that I learned over this period of transformation, me going out on my own thinking that I wanted to perhaps be a health coach, when I'm really a designer at heart and I need to solve people's problems. I really have a vision, I have a vision to help other women create the life that they desire to find fulfillment, joy, to live in peace, to get rid of the stress to just live embodied, and to really know ourselves and to live from a place of peace and joy, love happiness. I do believe it's all available to us. So I know that's a lot.

Theresa Lambert:

I love this so much. So Colleen and like I really appreciate what you shared about we all have a midlife crisis. I'm certainly like hands off. You know, anyone who has been listening to this podcast? I mean, I didn't know when I started this podcast that I essentially are going to take you on my midlife crisis story with me. Here we are, you're later, you know, tuning in from Toronto. Right now. I'm super close to Colleen right now, but living in Mexico now. But you know, I think that one of the things as I sort of like listening to stories, and like, I literally, like have goosebumps, I don't know if like, you get that visual is just that, you know, I think about taking this leap. And you know, I know that when you and I work together, there was a lot of resistance, you know, but whenever you were doing the creative pieces, whenever you were working on design stuff, like it was like your entire being just like lit up, there was no resistance on doing that stuff. But there was resistance on you know, kind of like even just some of the messaging pieces or like, you know, some of the like, what's the office this and not in so many ideas, but like almost like in this like, productive progressive nation around some of those things, and it kind of was heavy, you know, but at the same time, it was like, but I really want to help people and I'm really passionate and because I got into coaching as a health coach as well, which is so hilarious. Like my first coaching certification, I became a certified health coach. And then I became a mastery certified transformational coach. So I and then I did like all sorts of other coaching certification. So like, I have more coaching certifications, and most coaches that I know, which is hilarious, but I, you know, like you found so much resistance in some of that. And so I know that that was this huge pivot for you. And it can be so scary when we have one idea about something and then we let that go and you know, based on you know, you sort of like touched on it, but you left a major Korea with a major company and like Heads Up to you. I know how hard that is. I remember the day you gave your notice. Like it was yesterday and you I think you left me a Voxer and I was like holy shit you did it. Like you did it which the hardest part is actually saying I am out and then it's like after that it's just like holy shit. What did I just do right but like you left a major Korea to go and pursue this passion of astrology off, Alchemy, off energetics off the health of like this holistic, like wellness, like you're like, I want to help people with this. And then, you know, and I've sort of been like, we've obviously been staying in touch for all those things do astrology came in more than you did different things. And now here you are letting go. And one thing that like I'd love for you to talk about is what was that pivot like? And how were you able to really choose to sacrifice because this is really where I think it's coming in, sacrifice something that you believe you want it. And ultimately drop that resistance and allow yourself to flow where you actually need it to flow rather than like trying to paddle upstream? Because you're like, No. When I'm really I could flow that way. Can you take us into that? Because it's fucking hard. Like, I'm sorry, you know, you make it sound like so. And I think sometimes we we do that, not just as women, but like, you know, like, when we're like, self led, sometimes we can make things look so flowy and easy and simple. And yeah, you know, then I quit my job or, you know, my career of 26 years in design, no big deal. And like we because we do it. So from the outside, sometimes it can look like that. It's so easy. But I know it wasn't that and I know it from personal experience. But I know because I had a front row seat to your life and your business at that time.

Colleen McGee:

Luckily, it is not easy. Truly, I mean, they say that when you become an entrepreneur, like you really meet yourself. And now I understand, I understand that, you you, you really need to be ready to peel away all of the layers, all of the fears, all of the doubts, and to really listen to your intuition. And you know, I talk about that all the time, it's not the easiest thing to do, because our ego gets in the way. And the hardest thing for me was that when I was facing so much resistance about the programs that I had created, I have a lot of energy for them at the beginning. But I really did enjoy it once I was in it. And I really found that I had a lot of resistance in, in following through. And I couldn't figure it out. And I also was not willing to give up on myself. I was however not willing to continue to beat a dead horse. So I would always be in my curiosity. And you know, I'm a Gemini, I have a lot of curiosity. So it is about listening. Like what is this resistance? What is this feeling? Why do I feel like I'm coming up against all these roadblocks? What is it it? Why is this not working? You know, I truly left my career, fully believing in myself and my power. I thought there was no way I was not going to create the life that I desired through my own work and on my own efforts. But the truth is, is I needed support all the way through I know Teresa, you are an incredible support and other friendships and my my family like always supporting me, you really do need that support system. And I think having that from some really trusted sources is important. Second to that is like we have to drop the ego. And, you know, when I was struggling in my business, you know, not creating any income and always wanting to recreate things just were not feeling quite right. They weren't flowing. And I went on like this for quite some time, maybe a year, eight months. And I was struggling. I had some dips in my in my my business, some highs and lows. And when I really got down to it, I I hit a roadblock. And I started to question and one of the things is that a friend activated me she actually was like, Could you do some design work for me? I'm like, Yeah, I'll do that. So that kind of started a new fire in me to potentially do the thing that I that I love to do is to to create on Canva and to work on my website. I, and you know, I knew this. So funnily enough, it took me about two years to develop my holistic alchemy business as on the side that was working on it. It literally took me two days to channel my new offering Colleen McGee creative. Even before I launched, I have clients haven't even launched officially Yeah. And this is how things flow, I had to learn to stay in my own lane. And now one of the things that you and I were talking about, before we started, the show was a lot about taking that resistance and questioning and then not being afraid to pivot and to perhaps stay in our own lane. Now, for me, I am a born designer I've been designing since I was six years old on the basement floor, when while my mom did her office work, I've been doing it, that's who I am. Now, I had a spiritual awakening, I love to listen to Cal, I had always wanted to learn how to how to be a health coach and I had been into physical transformation. And so I thought I wanted to be that or I thought it needed to be that. But what I learned in my journey is that many of us who are on this spiritual path, we don't necessarily need to drop what we, what our strengths are, what we're good at what we train that we can bring our own lights, in whatever we do. And I think that's a core lesson that I've learned is that no matter where I am, during my day, I can bring my light work there. And I mean, I identify as a lightworker. And I've learned that over my journey, and many of us do identify, but the truth is, is we we don't all necessarily need to go become a coach or become a healer, or anything that isn't necessarily in alignment with our purpose and our path. So I feel it's really important to really listen to your intuition to stay in your lane, perhaps, and to do what you're good at. Lean into that.

Theresa Lambert:

I had to make some announcements because that was also good. That was also good. Thank you so much for sharing it. I think that's so huge. I'm just gonna like, it's there's like seven things you said that really stood out to me. One, embrace to support you know, none of us do this shit alone. Like it truly, we do not and you know, that's huge. Drop the ego, stay in your own lane. Question the resistance with curiosity, I want to dive into that more, bring your own light to whatever you do, and trust your gifts, trust your intuition and do what you're good at. And, like, this is so good. Thank you so much for like, sharing it this way and like breaking it down. And like I think this is also the we have to learn that our resistance can be two things. One resistance shows up often when we're on the right path, but we're doing something for the first time and it's new. And then there is a resistance that's different so there's two types of resistance to was the resistance that we feel that's kind of a lay on you just once you get through that layer and you actually stop moving things are gonna be like you know, like and you'll have an intuitive knowing that no, no, no, this is the right thing for me to do. And then there was the resistance that has you in its grip. And that resistance is like, often rooted in like I have found this old story around we need to struggle to succeed. This this old story or this idea of what we wanted something to be for example entrepreneurship partnership is going to look like and then insert whatever your story that you made up. Right. And in order for me to help people this can also be resistance in order for me to help people I have to be doing this and it really resonates to me what you're saying around the spiritual piece because like you I'm a very spiritual person and I've been told all sorts of things of ways I should be helping people in fact, my last business coach told me that I should be dropping all the business strategy and only support people spiritually and I was like

Colleen McGee:

Your a business wiz

Theresa Lambert:

he was like you're stronger in your spirituality than you are in your business strategy. I was like, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, I was like, this is not true. Oh, and I knew it's not true. But I think this is the thing. Sometimes we get things put in our space. And you and I are both free five mannequins and all your free five generator but we have those free five lines. And I know from my own experience, free is all about experience. But what I learned with five is that we can be quite multitalented, as generators, manage ends anyways, right? But then the five line, I learned that we can be often projected that and almost like put things on us be like, You should do this, or you should do that. And for me, I know it was easy to take that on sometimes. And it really would pull me into these like, should I should I be doing this? Is it would this be the right thing and because we're so strong and believe so much, you know, in, in being in devotion to that spiritual path and you and devoted to your spiritual path, I'm very devoted to my spiritual path, it's almost like, should we should we focus on that, when in reality, this is how we're creating the resistance. Because we were given a gift, you were given the gift of design, you know, you were given the gift of of bringing beautiful visuals to life and seeing something for someone that they might not be able to see themselves. Not everyone has that creative eye around design, you know, I can like have a 1510 minute conversation, sometimes, sometimes even less with an entrepreneur about their business. And I can give them free things they can change to stop making more money and scaling their business and having like more freedom in their life, because I just like, I'm a I'm a strategist, it's just, it's just what I do. But here's the thing, and this was the kicker for me. And I feel like this might have, you know, been true for you. But I'm putting this in your space. So you can just tell me that I'm completely wrong. And you might have had a completely different experience. But for me, it was that no, this path is too easy. And that held me back a long time. But I was like, No, you know, I can go into business and do business coaching and strategy. This is what I did in my previous life, I scaled the business from seven to eight figures, I was in charge of a multimillion dollar company, multiple types of business models, like I know business, like the back of my head, I have people who have 50 businesses call me and asked me for advice, or for my opinion on business matters. Like, it's so simple, that I didn't even realize, you know, so I was like, No, that's going to be too simple. And really, I want to help people have more freedom and ease and flow in their life and not burn out. And like that's what I'm passionate about. So, you know, I gotta be doing that. You know. And so, being that pivot was a hot like that pivot was kind of like hot and scary. And so it required sacrifice, but like you it was like, Why is there so much resistance, and it's the resistance that's built from all the shit that's in the way, when you realize this resistance is built by yourself, you're standing in your own way, because you have attached yourself to an idea to a story to to a vision that is actually created from your mind.

Colleen McGee:

exactly

Theresa Lambert:

that's the two types of resistance. So So I was witnessing you. And all of a sudden when you drop that, and you finally be like, Yeah, this is my gift. This is what I'm good at this comes easy for me, which it should be to the world like, and then you realize Holy shit, this is actually doing what I wanted to do without me doing what I thought I needed to do.

Colleen McGee:

Really the wildest thing, and you know what, like, we all have heard the term, the path of least resistance. And why did we choose to go the other way? You know, I mean, it's all of the conditioning that we have, of course, and you know, I spent all this time I set it on and money and certifications and all the things I said I was going to do it, you know, that ego minds can get in the way to be like, Hey, you said you were gonna do it, you got to follow through or somebody will think you're flaky. You know, there's all these stories that come in our mind. And you know, a big part of being an entrepreneur is being able to be courageous and brave and to be able to be the leader of your self, and to decide what's right for you. And now it's very challenging because there's a lot of noise out there. We do need to learn to spend time in our practices in the morning. This is why I say like we I mean, I don't like to say the word need but I highly, highly recommend daily spiritual practice where you got quiet and you're listening to what your intuition is going is telling you or you're you're moving your body when you're stuck in emotions and trying to figure things out Go and move if you can't figure out a problem, I still strongly believe in mind, body, spirit energy and frequency, we we need to have it all come into alignment. And when we have some stuck points, that is where we run into those blocks, but it is about leading yourself through calling on support, having a toolbox. It's all the things that we talked about and having a strategic vision for where you want to go with your with your business in life. And I know I'm a free, free spirit for sure. 100% I'm very flexible. And you know, Theresa, you're a visionary, you're Sagittarius, and you have a lot of sad energy in your in your chart, which makes you this visionary this is, this is why you were good at painting the picture for other people. You're You're that one pointing the arrow in the direction. And that's that strategic vision. So of course, you know, this is where we can utilize our astrology charts, or really point us in the right direction of, of what archetype to embody, because it's all baked in. It's all a part of our blueprint, just as our human design is our astrology I bring them all together. Absolutely. They really make sense. And so I still love Astrology. I'm going to continue I'm going to be studying shamanic astrology, which I find has a massive influence on life purpose. I mean, shamanism alone is is I mean, it's my heart. I've been called to shamanism. Does that mean I'm gonna go and be a shaman? No, probably not. But I can learn. And, and I can utilize the tools in my daily life and in my business, and in helping clients just makes me stronger. So I am so excited for the future. And you know, it's almost one year that I that I had my last day at work, I'm almost getting, getting that to that anniversary. And it really has led me to this reflection point where there's a corporate hangover, you got to relearn a lot of things. That is the truth. We have to decondition and learn new ways. And it's not always easy. So being open, receptive, finding what works for you, that's really important. Understanding your energy tight. Having having people in your corner like Theresa, you give phenomenal, free advice all of the time on your social media, you're providing value all the time, we can do that in our own way, as well. To start to call in our soulmate clients, by just being us, I really strongly believe that. And it's hard. You know, I'll tell you last year, a year and a half ago, I had 100 followers, they're all family and friends, I have 700. Now I feel pretty good. I didn't even put in a strategy. I don't post regularly. But I'm what I've built some beautiful relationships on the place that I have resistance. So it's been a melding in to get comfortable to being in that place. And now I can take it to the next level next year. You know, not everything has to be perfect at the beginning. And I, I, you know, me being a perfectionist, I wanted everything perfect, but action creates clarity. Once you start to take action, you'll be able to be like, Oh, I don't really like this, this doesn't feel so great. Okay, where do I go next? You know, that that saying is, you know, take one step and the next step appears it's so true. It

Theresa Lambert:

is and it's like, you know, if you know the direction you're going in, then of course, this is what I'm gonna say Right? But like, if you know the direction, if you know where the arrow is pointing, you just start walking. Yeah, and you just start walking and it'll mold and change unfold. And you know, at every turning point, what every moment in time right now you'll be presented with something that's an opportunity for you to let something go or to bring something in to let something go to bring something in and and you know, what you said to with this corporate hangover is like something I read the other day and it really sat with me because I'm packed up my life's things and, and sort of like as I'm like, really, you know, moving forward now and I know that's been huge for me to just, you know, I knew the direction I was going in and like the last year I've been on the move, moving changing, but it was all about sometimes when We surrender and let go of a lot of stuff and like making a pivot changing corporate careers we learning, there's a lot of shedding, divorcing, there's a lot of shedding, you know, that's happening. And there comes a temporary phase of emptiness and nothingness. And that nothingness is so misunderstood. But really, it's, it's the space that's required for the things to really come in and rebuild, that you want to come in. So So with everything that you're like, goodbye, you're opening up this opportunity for, for somebody to come into this nothingness really creates a beautiful space and a very peaceful space to, to allow a more natural flow of things to happen. But it's scary. And so I love that you, you know, I love that you shared that. And I love you know that you still have this passion for astrology and this realization that the work you do will support you and your business. And I'm really curious. About do you and I don't know, I'm like completely putting Colleen like on the spot here right now. So I don't know what she's about. Say, but do you incorporate like, if you like, let's say, I come to you Killeen and I'm like, you know, obviously, my natal chart, you know, you know, like, like, I'm like, am I sad energy. And I'm like, a cluster and like, full houses, like everything's in like, once I had, and, you know, I've learned so much from you about it that was like, Oh, my God, this all makes so much sense now, you know, and it really helped me shift my focus. But if you know that, you know, do you incorporate that into how you help people with design work?

Colleen McGee:

Yeah, absolutely. So especially personal brands, and how you show up online. And in the real world, because we do want to embody our soul signature, our authentic self and your your natal astrology chart, your human design, all the other personality tests that we have out there at our fingertips, our strengths or weaknesses, they make up our core. And so when we're very aware of those, we can start to lean into them and understand more why we are the way that we are, and really embrace it and go with it. So again, you're shutting all these things you thought you shouldn't be, you can look at your astrology chart and tell the perfect career for you. You can see where you have blocks and communication, you can see where you have challenges and relationships, you can see where you need to be nurtured, or where is your comfort zone, you can see your destiny. So I will utilize this in all of my design work. As long as my clients are open to it, I do love to look at their chart and to be able to to be able to help them fully and authentically express themselves. And this is like through visuals or through their offerings or through their service, what feels the best and most authentic, we're not all meant to be on the stage public speakers. Some of us are better in written words, some of us are good on video, we don't all have to do the same thing. Age of Aquarius, we're moving in. And you know, we've been in this void space for the last three years, it's been an entire rebuilding of the entire the entire world and we are still going through another two years of this rebuilding of the New Earth and the crumbling away of the old so it really is time to shed everything that is no longer serving us. I know it's like a cliche term. But it is true is like what? Tapping into our desire where do we desire to be? Who are we really living authentically, it's all the Age of Aquarius vibes. It is being our authentic, innovative, creative self. Tapping into that we we can really learn a lot about ourselves and be able to be who we truly are. And that is when we magnetize that is when we feel more in flow. That's when things come easy to us. So having a guide I will I will still be utilizing my soul sessions. It's so wild when you can go in and and in a matter of two hours. This is kind of break down your entire life story and understand that everything has its purpose, every journey, every part of our journey that we've been on it. It's all a part of the puzzle. So even today, and this last year in my resistance, it's all a part of my puzzle. And I know this and I If I 100% believe that everything, everything does happen for a reason. And for us to understand that it makes it a little bit easier on the journey to know that, you know, we're becoming stronger. We're becoming more of who we are, as we, as we are taken on this ride, as long as we listen to our intuition, leave with love, be who we are.

Theresa Lambert:

I, I love that. And I love that you're incorporating some of that, obviously, if people are open, you know, some, some people aren't open, and I know you'll do just incredible work for them regardless. But, you know, I think that's such a huge piece. And you know, like, on this design note, I mean, I know when you and I had my natal child reading, it was like, so crazy, because you're like, you're basically living the way you're supposed to. And I had no idea. I was like, no freaking clue got, to be honest, I didn't start until I made that huge life change. You know, now, like 13 months ago, like holy shit, you know, a little bit more than a year ago, and my life is unrecognizable from what it was. And, you know, I remember you sharing with me like, the dates, and it was like, literally days, the days when I decided to leave that like how I like just propelled forward where like, if there was so much that was like, Oh, my God, like, this is kind of like, crazy, you know, it's a but credible. But then on the design piece, too. You know, I think what's happened along with that is that I have found my way through through my creative expression, to express myself in in a VT freeway like less restricted that I was less buttoned up that I was less obsessed with this idea of it needs to be perfect on my feed. And, and you know, like, I mean, it's still a beautiful feed, don't get me wrong, like I do. I'm a sucker for aesthetics. So it's always going to be that. But to have this like balance, and I think that was an expression of the energy that is in my child and expression of that that started to come out as I was walking through this transition. And you know, that having that information was so helpful, because it at this point in time in my life, when we did that reading it was was last summer actually, like at the late summer, last year, I think in August, September, August or September. And I remember, it just felt like this reinforcement, you're on the right path. And so I love that you include that in design, because for me, I I've worked with, you know, I've hired designers, and it didn't quite work out. And I was always like, Why didn't it and I think because it wasn't a design that felt free and open and directional and strategic, and, you know, beautiful, but like, in some ways, I'm also very feminine, and I really connect, I really care about the connection and the feeling and the relationship that piece of design can create with the world and when people don't get that. It's like what the fuck are you drawing? But I don't always um, funny enough is even though I'm an extremely creative person, and I create pretty much all of my visuals, myself with exceptions of some I sometimes struggle to communicate what I'm looking for. So having somebody you know, who understands you at a level that's depot I, you know, can only imagine it's so incredible so I definitely say You know, if you're looking for design work or if you're looking for, you know, getting more information on a strategy, Collins your girl like hands down, like I you know, I will like 100% 200% Like, you no guarantee that you're going to freaking love what you're receiving from Killeen, not only because of the beauty of what she creates, or what she's going to share with you and your natal chart, but also the energy that you bring clean. And you know, I think that's, that's beautiful, and the authenticity and, and, you know, I relate so much with you. And you know, I know we share a lot of similar like pivotal life moments, you know, from leaving our corporate careers to divorces to making big shifts to pivots in business, you know, so I feel like we relate so much and I am so plus that you're in my world truly and that you know, you're still doing this so and I know you have a gift for our listeners. So let's take gifts that you have for them. Yes. So

Colleen McGee:

for anyone who who would love to grab my year by design guide, I have an entire year broken down by astrological season. It goes into all of the energies of the year and now as I say the astrological wheel is truly a transformative tool. It's actually a cycle of manifestation that we go through in the year and it's it's powerful whenever whenever this is whenever you're listening to this, the energy of summer solstice is here today. In this and we're talking new beginnings, of course, it's all, you know, we have so much luck, abundance, beauty and power behind us. The sun, the sun represents our light or life purpose, our willpower, our personal power. It's how we shine in the world. So we have the sun, a very powerful today, and we're starting into a new cycle. It's cancer season. So it's all about home Family Foundation, leaning into what is pleasurable and emotional for us. Nurturing compassion. That's, that's that's initiating right now. And then we start to go through our into Leo season, diving even deeper into pleasure, leadership, our heart energy, abundance, Joy. And then we come into work and help in Virgo season, which brings us into late August and September, I'm really getting back into structure. So we're at a really nice time, a three month cycle manifestation through these next three months. And so I go into all of that in my guide. And it's free, you can go to holistic dot alchemy on Instagram, and it's in my Lincoln bio, or you can find me at holistic alchemy coaching.com. And you can grab my freebie there, I'd love to connect on IG can follow me there. And I'll be launching my creative work very, very soon. I do want to make it perfect. At least the first nine squares. I'm working on my website right now. But you know it, it's wonderful because I'm working on some clients sites to at the same time. So you know, it's taking a little long.

Theresa Lambert:

I love that. So good. Well make sure you follow Colleen at her lipstick dot alchemy on Instagram, she has awesome stuff to share. I'm also going to drop the link to this awesome freebie in the show notes. So you can just find it. And you'll also be able to find the link to Instagram in the show notes as well. So it's going to be really, really easy. And I can't wait to download it that that sounds fabulous. I'm like how did I not know about this freebie? Like, I need to like pay more attention. Sometimes my apologies. I should like I'm like, this is the stuff I want. You know, sometimes we forget though it just you know also shows you cooling. Oh my god, I love to having this conversation. Is there anything that you'd like to, you know, share with people. As we set them on that path, they might be inspired about pivots about, you know, astrology, like is there anything that you feel like you want to share before we wrap up this interview,

Colleen McGee:

I feel that we're at a pivotal turning point on Earth right now. And I really just want to encourage anyone and everyone to really look deep within and to not be afraid to go to that those darker places to work on your own healing and your own empowerment and to truly figure out what you desire to do be have for the rest of your life. Like what legacy Are you leaving behind? And how can you start step by step today to to make that a reality for yourself. Doesn't have to be a monumental life change. It can be it can take you there. But I would say my life change is probably in the works for 15 years. So you know it can take as long as it takes but baby steps and we have a new opportunity to create a new world and whether or not that happens around us. We can be the change we start within and I just I'm sending all my love

Theresa Lambert:

oh my god I love this so much it starts within what a beautiful just like it does, it does. Colleen thank you so much for being on the podcast for sharing your story for sharing your passion for sharing all this incredible knowledge. I'm going to have to have you back to dive more into like how you can use your astrology more in your design and your business like I feel like that's gonna be another really cool conversation. So let's you know figure that out and know and then maybe in the fall well maybe we can chime it seasonally you know you tell me when it's good time and we'll have you come back but this was so brilliant again, make sure you follow Colleen on her instagram at holistic dot alchemy grab that freebie. I mean, come on. Like if like if you even if you've never looked into astrology You know I think sometimes allow yourself to go down some rabbit holes and see how you feel about it. If this is exactly what you've been looking out looking for, you know reach out downloaded get into Colin's wild. I feel like you know, she's a beautiful soul, a beautiful human and somebody who really embodies her work and allow yourself to just trust yourself that you're you will come with the natural flow and if something comes easy to you, don't dismiss it. You know, get curious. Colleen said it. So Colleen, thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

Colleen McGee:

Thank you so much tree. I love you.

Theresa Lambert:

Love you too. This is a wrap you all I'm excited to be back with more interviews and more juice and the diaries of a six figure coach podcast and I will talk to you all soon.

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