Christen N. James, Your Chosen Coach

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this female entrepreneur, Christen N. James, known as CJ as our Featured Business for our Pickering Chapter this month.

CJ says: “Are you going through a change in your life and seeking some clarity in your personal development to make better business or career decisions, so that your life feels more balanced?”

To most I am known firstly as “CJ” – the Tobago-born yogi and lover of bright colours with a knack for finding a positive in just about any situation.

After obtaining my BA in Psychology and a Certificate in Solution-Focused Therapy, I entered the workforce to ultimately become a People Manager, and in this role I coached my team on their personal growth and professional development. As I witnessed each person, with my support, confidently apply their newly-discovered skills to take on more challenging and fulfilling roles in their careers – while living balanced personal lives – something clicked for me and I returned to school to start my own transition to become a Certified Life Coach! Through my journey, I have been so thrilled with how my personal successes continue to manifest and it brings me pleasure to work with others as their Transition Coach.

“Coaching with CJ” means that you will be: working on your mindset to identify mental blocks and obstacles, dealing with feeling overwhelmed, goal-setting, creating action plans, accountability, staying positive during challenges and so much more! Complete the “Your Clarity Chat with Your Chosen Coach” questionnaire to get started today!

Contact CJ, Your Chosen Coach to schedule your FREE intro session and you can take advantage of this great Summer offer to kick-start your Fall!***

In July & August, YCC is offering a great discount of 2 Clarity sessions (90 mins each) for a total of ONLY $350! This is to help you develop a plan that will ensure you finish off your year on a high note.

Here are *some* of the topics that can be covered:

•Your mindset and its impact on the 5 areas of Life.
•Determine why you delay or make excuses (procrastinate).
•The importance of prioritizing (proper time-management).
•How to deal with feeling either overwhelmed or de-motivated (feeling stuck).
•The importance of goal-setting and creating action plans.
•How to remain positive and grateful through any challenge.
•And so much more…!

Ending on a Positive note,

Christen N. James, Your Chosen Coach
Certified Life Skills & Career Transition Coach
Let’s chat! Complete this questionnaire or call (416) 803-4528

Let’s Connect!

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Annie Balgobin, Energy Healer

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this absolutely wonderful female entrepreneur, Annie Balgobin, who has following her ‘Calling’ into the world of energy healing at our Pickering Chapter.

Hello Beautiful Souls! I’m honoured to be part of this WEW Community. I live in Pickering with my hubby and two adult boys and our four footed angel. About three years ago, a spiritual awakening started to happen within me. Co-incidentally, It was around the same time that my husband had some challenging health issues that came to the surface. I realized later that it was the catalyst for my spiritual awakening.

As I became more awakened to past lives, energy centers, psychic abilities, mediumship abilities, healing abilities also started to feel stronger and more natural. I had visions of me doing healing work with my hands, but quickly dismissed it as just my wild imagination. My logical mind quickly stepped in and decided that I wasn’t going to invest years, energy and money to become a massage therapist. The little I knew then, was that vision was me doing Energy Healing using my hands.

I had strong desires of having a baby in our home so that I could pour all the love and nurturing that I was so filled with. I had thoughts of fostering a baby. But the funny thing is, within a few months, a baby did manifest itself into our home. Roscoe came to us at 2 months old in the form of a puppy.

“My heart was full.”

In 2016, I was led to a spiritual pilgrimage to John of God in Brazil. It is a spiritual healing center where millions of people around the world had received healing. Featured by Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Wayne Dyer and Gabrielle Bernstein for his service to humanity. I went with the intention of being in alignment with my soul purpose as I was feeling the strong calling to do more. While there, I did deep inner work in revisiting some past wounds. Being hard of hearing was something that I kept hiding for decade. I had felt that I was defective. Spirit showed me how I handled it and how much pain I allowed it to cause me. And it was in fact, one of my mission here on earth, to educate and empower others who have experience those same feelings. So much insights and clarity.

While at John of God, I put out a thought, “How can I bring this healing to others who can’t make it to Brazil”? Miraculously, it came in the form of the John of God Crystal Light Bed just a couple months ago. Now, I am fulfilling my dream of offering healing sessions with the John of God Crystal Light Bed. Seven clear cut vogel crystal aligns your chakras to assisting in your healing. Infused with color therapy and vibrational sound healing.

So, when I came back from my pilgrimage from Brazil, I got the strength to release my job that I had been doing for 22 years. It felt amazing. Spirit kept preparing me and guiding me to the work that I am doing now.

Today, I offer the following Services: Hands-on Energy Healing Sessions, Spiritual Readings, Elemental Space Clearing, Past Life Regressions in addition to the JOG Crystal Light Bed Healing.

Energy Healing assist in awakening you to your own divine blue print. Bringing mind/body and spirit to oneness thus embracing your fullness as a soul. If you have any questions, I would be happy to answer them.

Stay connected:

Website: www.spiritualnetworking.space
Email: annieb@spiritualnetworking.space
Facebook: Spiritual Networking
Instagram: Spiritual Networking
Blog: Annie Blogspot

Dorothy Mazeau, “Golden Girls Living”

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this truly ingenuitive female entrepreneur, Dorothy Mazeau as our Mystery Speaker for our Mississauga Chapter this month.
 
Dorothy Mazeau is a longtime expert on what she calls “Golden Girls Living.” She’s excited to announce the launch of GOLDEN GIRLS CANADA, a new website that will connect older women wishing to share their homes with other women looking for housing for mutual benefit. Mazeau says “Golden Girls Living” can address real problems facing older people in housing – and she shares solutions about modern day “Golden Girls” – older people finding happiness and friendship through shared housing.

Professionally, Dorothy Mazeau is a realtor, with a long career as an architect before that. She’s spent a lifetime thinking about where people live, and how they live there. These days, though, she is most often described as a Seniors Advocate – and not just because she worked to get advanced certification as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

As a result of both her personal and professional history, Dorothy understands the sensitive needs of the fast growing demographic of aging people who want to continue to enjoy quality of life in their own homes without feeling as though they will become a burden to their family or friends. She’s seen the barriers that can stand in their way and believes that GOLDEN GIRLS CANADA is the answer.

She has advocated for shared housing for a long time – and for her, it’s not just a business pitch…She has lived it. In fact, Mazeau has shared a home with friends for over two decades. She says she wouldn’t have it any other way, and now she is passionate about sharing the benefits. She was recently featured on the syndicated What She Said Radio show discussing this exciting concept, and participated in the March 8 International Women’s Day event at the Best Western Hotel in Orangeville.

Mazeau said she is thrilled to be participating in A Celebration of Women’s World Peace Day event on September 16th and is very much looking forward to it. “I am very excited! Whenever I talk about the Golden Girls concept I get an amazing response,” she says. “It always sparks a conversation and I hear stories of older women, in particular, living on their own or with their kids, who are so ready for something like this!”

As well as the website, Mazeau offers full day workshops on “How to Start a GOLDEN GIRLS Home.

Participants will learn:

What is Golden Girls living all about?

The benefits of Golden Girl living

How do you like to live?

Attracting the right housemate(s)

What to do when someone responds

Guidelines for happy households

For more information or to register for a workshop call 416-550-4015 or email info@ggncanada.ca
 

 

Juvie Pabilonia, JAVITA

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to Showcase this female entrepreneur extraordinaire as our Featured Business for Toronto Chapter this month.

This powerhouse energized all in the room with her Amazing Journey!

Everyone has a story to share and I believe that mine is something worth sharing with everyone. My goal in life is to inspire others to believe in and do more for themselves … and trust in new beginnings!

I moved to Canada over 20 years ago. I’m a nurse by profession and was involved in teaching fitness class for seniors for over 2 years. I have 2 amazing daughters, Casey is now 19 years old. My youngest Maryam is 6 years old.

In 2005 , I had a pinch nerve on my neck that gave a clot in my head and caused vertebral dissection (TIA) this terrible thing left me with bad migraine headaches I carried on for over 10 years and caused me to gain weight.

“I gained over 50 lbs and grew froma size 0 to a size 12 dress.”

“I was miserable but life went on for me.”

In the same year, I started working for BELL Canada and becomes one of their most successful Sales Representatives, Trainer and Coach. I was with BELL full time until November 2014.

In 2012, while still employed with BELL, I opened up my very own home staging company.

It gave me a lot of new confidence in building a real estate business and developing relationships.

I can say that both in business and my corporate work, I did very well. I was satisfied.. however, I found myself wishing I had more time to focus on things I enjoy like travel and spending more time with my kids.

“My resources were good but I had no time to really enjoy the life I always envisioned to have.”

In March 2014, an old friend asked me to try her weight loss coffee.

“I was not expecting that day would have changed my life forever…”

I did go to her place for samples not knowing anything about network marketing. I did sign up to get the discounts. The entire purpose of me joining is to lose weight and get discounts on the products only at that time. After nearly 14 days of drinking the coffee, I started seeing amazing results and people started asking me what I was doing, as weight loss was already being noticed.

From that moment, I shared my website with everyone who asked and started getting a lots of attention. It took me 6 months to finally start learning about the business.

Turns out that the simplicity of this business called ‘network marketing’ is something that suits me and my personality. To make the long story short, I was able to partner with the top leaders in the company, and slowly started to appreciate not only the health benefits of the products, but the financial reward of this industry.

In less than 6 months, by just simply following the system, I was able to get rewarded with a brand new BMW.

My success attracted more people to join me!

I am so happy that I am able to inspire others to really work on achieving their goals. I am able to get the support from all my leaders, and achieved the opportunity to travel the world as I share the benefits of our products and the financial opportunity that comes with it. In the last 16 months, I have traveled across south east Asia, Europe and North America. I am now able to send my eldest daughter to the UK to study law and give my girls one of the best vacations ever!

Right now I’m making a 6 figure income and still growing non stop, not only in Canada but across the world .

My mother has been insulin free for over 2 years now because of the products. Thanks to this business, I have been able to change a lot of lives positively, inspire others to reach their full potential, make friends and secure my future. Today, working to grow my business has become very manageable; and I have more time now to do the things I love and spend time with my kids.

This industry of network marketing has truly changed my life.

My goal is to continue this journey to inspire others to change their lives positively, one cup at a time.

The Dollar Coffee Club (DCC) is Javita’s Preferred Customer program – offering its product line of healthy coffees, teas and other functional beverages for $1 a cup, dispelling the notion that products sold through network marketing need to be premium priced.

The DCC not only provides customers healthy, great-tasting, premium coffee for only a buck a cup, but Preferred Customers also receive FREE shipping and a Loyalty Rewards Program where they can earn FREE product.

The Dollar Coffee Club was created to provide our Members with the best possible business opportunity,” said Javita’s Founder Stan Cherelstein. “The DCC is unique and provides our Members a real competitive advantage. It has become clear that the internet has changed the buying habits of all consumers and therefore all companies must adapt. The ease of access to product information and pricing has changed the game.”

Contact info:

Juvie Pabilonia
416-659-3834
juvie_1230@sympatico.ca

Marcela Urteaga, Culture Designer

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this truly phenomenal female entrepreneur, Marxe Urteaga and thank her for inspiring and motivating our WEWomen as our Mystery Speaker at our Toronto Chapter this month.

Marcela Urteaga is an Organizational Consultant passionate about learning and change. She holds a BA in Human Relations (Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico) and an MA in Human Systems Intervention (Concordia University, Canada), as well as certificates in Organizational Development, Coaching, Leadership, and Sustainable Happiness.

Marcela has also 20 years of corporate experience in Organizational Development, Training, Change Management and Human Resources, in large multinational companies such as Monster, Panasonic, and FEMSA, the largest beverage company of the Americas; and currently works in Change Management for York University, one of the largest universities in Canada. But there are always some dark secrets behind any story: Marcela was banned from a religious group after an incident that involved a rosary and balloons, and some years later, frowned upon during a meeting with senior executives after she showed up with a book called: “Sacred cows make the best burgers”.

Since 1994, Marcela has been facilitating workshops and group sessions (live and online) in Mexico, U.S.A., and Canada, helping individuals, communities and corporations develop their competencies and access their inner wisdom. In 2006, Marcela started her coaching practice with employees and executives at Panasonic, and in 2010, when her masters program demanded that she started working with clients, Marcela added consulting and training to her practice; she also got justification for her obsession with Post-it notes. In 2012, she founded IMIXcoCREATION with Hector, her husband, to help organizations address different challenges, through artfully designed interventions that make sense. IMIXcoCREATION now offers facilitation, coaching, learning sessions and consultation to companies and organizations.

Is there anything Marcela or IMIXcoCREATION can do for you?

Contact them at:

Marcela Urteaga
Owner and Founder
IMIXcoCREATION.com
647-430-2342 marcela@imixcocreation.com

Follow her on Social Media:

Facebook: IMIXcoCREATION
Facebook: Marcela Urteaga Coaching
Twitter: @IMIXcoCREATION
Twitter: @Marxe
Linkedin: Marcela Urteaga
Linkin: IMIXcoCREATION

Sabrina Rideout, Independant Scentsy Consultant

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this truly inspiring and passionate female entrepreneur Sabrina Rideout, and Independent Consultant for Scentsy at our Pickering Chapter this month as our Featured Business.

Scentsy is a wickless candle system. It uses low watt light bulbs to warm the wax and release the fragrance into the room. There is so many beautiful warmers to choose from. You can pick any of our mini warmer which are great for smaller spaces or bathrooms or you can pick our full size warmers. There is so many choices you are definitely going to find something you love and that would fit with our decor. With over 80 different fragrances options you will definitely find a scent you love.

I have been an Independent Scentsy Consultant for 3 yrs now and I love what I do.

I love meeting new people and introducing them to Scentsy.

To me Scentsy is more than just a job it has become a way of life. I have met so many wonderful men and women in this business and I will be forever grateful to have them in my life. Scentsy core values are Simplicity, Authenticity & Generosity and these are things that I emulate in my own life and the life of my team.

I will be forever thankful that Scentsy fell into my life and given me a larger purpose.

Sabrina – Facebook

Call (905) 409-7310

Lorree Appleby, Detective of the Soul

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this truly transformational female entrepreneur, Lorree Appleby, as our Mystery Speaker at our Pickering Chapter this month.

Lorree Appleby is the founder of Our Purposeful Journey and a heart-leading Detective of the Soul.

Lorree is Certified Radical Living Master Coach, Speaker, Author and creator of the transformational, self-help game, Soul Adventure – Journey to the Real Me!

After losing her identity from years of people pleasing, Lorree took responsibility for her life and a risk by exploring her spirituality and entrepreneurship. Years of researching, training and massive personal growth led Lorree to radically forgiving her past and taking her power back in her present. Her journey to finding her truth led her to helping others do the same by educating and guiding them to open and heal their hearts and live with expanded awareness and soul purpose in a gentle and gradual way.

Lorree’s big vision for the world is for no one to be living in fear or as someone they are not. For each of us to be in love with our unique selves, embrace our diversities and shine as bright as we can so we can help others lift out of their shadows and find their lights within too!

CONTACT Lorree Appleby:

Learn more about Lorree and how she serves the world HERE.
Email: info@lorreeappleby.com
Facebook: Lorree Appleby

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Cheron Kovacs: Speaker, Author and Life Coach

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this amazing Female Entrepreneur and Author, Cheron Kovacs as our Mystery Speaker for this month at our Brampton Chapter.

Cheron Kovacs is a successful professional speaker, author and life coach who is passionate about working with women.

In her own very unique way she shares her life story which begins on the African Continent in Zimbabwe where she was born. She then traverses the globe to Canada, North America where she now lives. Cheron masterfully takes her audiences on her own journey of life and self-discovery, which in turn culminates in her Discovering her Life’s Purpose. Cheron uses her experiences, awareness, keen sense of humour and strong beliefs in Spirituality and Self-Love to inspire others to positively transform their lives.

Cheron is the Founder of Your Canadian Sister. A company that was started after she became Grateful for what she now refers to as the “Best Trial of her life.”

Cheron is a Co-Author of the International Best Selling Book, Dreams Unleashed, By Claudette Snow. A copy can be purchased at HERE

Cheron is on a mission is to help women achieve greatness in their lives, make healthy choices and thrive even through difficult and challenging times.

“Self Love is just a Heartbeat Away”

Cheron is a sought after speaker and is available for:

* Speaking Engagements
* Workshops
* One on One Life Coaching

Contact Information

With Love and Gratitude,
Your Canadian Sister, Cheron Kovacs
Speaker, Author and Life Coach
Cell: 416-564-1858

Email: yourcanadiansister@gmail.com
Website: www.yourcanadiansister.com (under construction)
Instagram: @yourcanadiansister
Facebook: Your Canadian Sister

Sandra Dawes, Embrace Your Destiny

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this truly empowering Power of Example for all Women, especially The Female Entrepreneur. After rising above extreme circumstance, this role model now can share with all Women the way to Rising Up and Achieving Your Dreams!

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution.

After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family, her partner Satnam and her dog Lulu. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013. Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

Embrace Your Destiny was created to provide tools, resources and techniques to empower women to create the life they want.

Founder Sandra Dawes believes that we all have the ability to live the life of our dreams. We should never have to settle for less or live a life full of regret.

Creating the life we want isn’t always easy though, is it?

Let’s face it…

Creating the life you want is going to take work. It’s not something that happens overnight or by simply wishing it into existence. It takes commitment, a strong support system and focus to achieve our goals. Is it an easy ride? Absolutely not! There are going to be fantastic rewards as well as heartbreaking disappointments.

We all go through it at some point or another.

The key is to make sure that whatever you’re working towards is something that is truly important to you.

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.
And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn

It’s never too late to stop living someone else’s plan for your life and design the one you truly want.

Take the first step and book a complimentary, no obligation Goal Clarity Strategy Session HERE.

About Sandra Dawes

You can find more articles and learn more about Sandra and the programs and products she
offers at www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

Email: info@embraceyourdestiny.ca
Address: Toronto Canada

t. 416 543 8952
Facebook: EmbraceYourDestiny

Lisa Bergart, Dynamix Fitness

WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase this amazing female entrepreneur as our Mystery Speaker this month at our Toronto Chapter. A truly heart driven female entrepreneur!

Lisa Bergart owns her own personal training company called Dynamix Fitness. Her business provides professional in-home training for customers in the greater Toronto region. Saving busy customers a trek to their local gym, Lisa brings the experience to them. With customized workout plans that are tailored to each client’s fitness level and goals, Lisa is dedicated to helping her clients attain the results they desire. Lisa says that there is nothing better than seeing her clients reach their fitness goals and be who they have always wanted to be. Having over a decade of experience in the health and wellness industry, Lisa says she loves her job!

Typically, Lisa starts her day at the bright and early time of 6 AM in order to meet her first clients. After her morning sessions, Lisa responds to email leads and client text messages. She also takes this time to post to the company website and social media pages. Throughout the rest of the day, she drives around the city and holds training sessions. Lisa says that each day is completely difference and depends on her clients’ schedules.

Lisa received her undergraduate degree at York University in Health and Social Science. She says her degree had provided her with a strong foundation in the health profession. In addition to her undergraduate education, Lisa also received a diploma at The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, becoming a registered holistic nutritionist. She also went on to attain her certification as a post-rehabilitation specialist. This allows her to offer conditioning programs for over 30 medical conditions. In addition, she is also certified as a post and pre natal exercise specialist. On top of all this, Lisa took Seneca College’s Social Media program, which helped enhance her marketing and promotion skills.

Why start her own business? Lisa had worked at several different gyms across Toronto; the last one being a private training studio. There, she gained the knowledge to create safe and effective customized training, which she needed to start her own business. Lisa was given extra motivation when two of the gymnastic teams she had been coaching received bronze medals overseas, at the Maccabiah Games in the summer of 2013. In addition to being this thrilled by this, it gave her that much more confidence in her ability to train people to reach their fitness goals.

Lisa says that the success of her business is due to her strong social media presence, as well as her strong community connections through and events with various organizations. Lisa’s business was featured at the Toronto Women’s Expo, Feel Good Women’s Expo, Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada, and The Thornhill, Vaughan, and Aurora Festivals. Although her success has been on an upward incline, Lisa says one of the biggest challenges with owning her own business is staying up-to-date with all the current health and fitness trends.

Lisa’s advice for other young entrepreneurs who want to start their own businesses? Create a business plan and have monthly goals that excite you. Specifically for those in the health and fitness field, Lisa stresses the importance of staying current with health and fitness trends on social media. Her closing words? Follow your passions and priorities!

B.A. (Hons) Health and Social Sciences York University

Personal Trainer Specialist (Master/Elite Trainer)
Registered Holistic Nutritionist
Post Rehabilitation Conditioning Specialist
Post & Pre Natal Fitness Specialist
Weight Training for Fat Loss Certification
P-filates Certification- Pelvic Floor Pilates Instructor
Bellies Inc Certification
PNF Stretching Certification
Level 2 Certified Gymnastics Ontario Coach

CONTACT LISA

Phone: 416-319-5472
E-mail: lisa@dynamixfitness.ca
Facebook : Dynamix Fitness

By Abigayle Walker, WorkStory Ambassador at University of Ottawa.