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Ep 11: Natalie Kelley: How Ulcerative Colitis Contributed to her Business Success

autoimmunedisease podcast Dec 05, 2019

Summary:

Natalie Kelley is a holistic health coach, recipe developer, and businesswoman. She’s also the host of the Thrive with IBD podcast. She’s experienced scary and painful moments due to her chronic illness: ulcerative colitis. In this episode, she opens up about how bloat and fatigue plagued her life and how she used to just pass it off as stress. Now, she’s found a way to turn her pain into purpose and is helping others with chronic illnesses like IBD thrive, and she’s just 23 years old.

What We Learn:

00:00:01:31 - Natalie explains what Ulcerative Colitis is

00:00:03:59 - I landed in the hospital.

00:00:06:40 - "I thought I'd never feel better" 

00:00:08:34 - How to run a business with a sickness

00:00:23:18 - How to plan for 60 mins of "you time" daily!

00:00:26:03 - "I know for a while I was so resistant to that change because, in my head, I was like no. That's not my plan, this is my plan. This is what my blog has been about for 4 years, how can I change that? The moment I let that expectation go and let my business flow the way it's supposed to, I fell into exactly what I'm supposed to. Just keeping that mindset that change is okay and it's scary. 

00:00:26:52 - Another thing, I think is to believe in yourself. It's so easy when you're creating a business to have that self-doubt,  And, I've have struggled with that for so long, I think therapy can help and like what you said, write down all your accomplishments. 

00:00:26:52 - Say you have a chronic illness and want to start your own business, even in moments when you're sick, don't let your dreams go, Don't think you have to quite your business, just take a break, but you're going to be able to get back to it. 

00:00:27:50 - How did you do the amazing thing you did? "Ask yourself How?" 

00:00:31:45 -  So, what's the BS you're feeding yourself? 

Helpful Links: 

Never Split The Difference -  BOOK

Natalie’s: Website

 

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