In this episode, Taylor is joined by Tristan Thibodeau – the founder of Wild Womn Haus, brand strategist for entrepreneurs in the wellness and beauty industries, and host of The Wild Womn Hotline podcast. They start the convo with Tristan’s journey to where she is now and how she got started in the marketing sphere. Tristan opens up about her path to recovery from a decade-long eating disorder. Mental health, behavioral patterns, and learning awareness enter the conversation for a candid convo around self-acceptance and betterment. Tristan shares some of the pivotal mindsets and mental approaches she learned while in recovery and how it relates to anyone looking to better themselves mentally, physically, or spiritually. This conversation dives into powerful topics of self-help and how to live an aligned, authentic life you love.
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1:18 – Tristan’s experience in the brand and marketing sphere and how she got started as a brand strategist.
6:37 – Moving out of a small, tiny town to Phoenix gave Tristan the space she needed to discover herself.
11:20 – Unpacking generational familial trauma and how Tristan has shaped her life amidst breaking that trauma.
12:55 – Tristan’s experience struggling with insecurity and people-pleasing which led to a decade of an eating disorder.
14:43 – Recovering from an eating disorder and experiencing a new way of seeing and viewing yourself.
17:01 – If you’ve struggled with a mental health issue, abuse, or addiction, you have the power to decide what to do with your thoughts and how you let them affect you.
18:03 – Our brains are wired for patterns, and it’s not your fault if a pattern develops but we also have to recognize and be observant of what patterns are happening in our brains and what realities we are creating.
19:30 – Awareness is a tool that you’ll use in every aspect of your life, especially when you are learning how to cope with trauma.
21:10 – Archetypes of feminine energy.
25:30 – Authenticity and transparency are not one in the same.
26:10 – Who you are today could be completely different tomorrow and it doesn’t mean you’re inauthentic.
28:21 – You are constantly choosing who you are and creating yourself. It’s not inauthentic to change your mind.
29:20 – Taylor’s anecdote of starting real estate school and realizing it’s just not for her – she was comfortable changing her mind.
33:22 – Tristan’s original career plan as a nutritionist and personal chef and how her vision of success has changed in over 4 years.
39:40 – You have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable in order to discover yourself.
41:48 – Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to get comfortable with taking risks.
43:05 – The time Tristan followed her passion and left a coveted graduate program.
46:25 – Tristan’s advice to women who want to make a life pivot but are fearful of judgment.
49:00 – Leaning on your people and allowing them to support you when you need it.
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