As healing professionals without a “formal” business education, we can feel behind the curve when it comes to starting and running a private practice.
While there is true value in solid business training, there’s real-life biz school all around you.
This point hit home for me earlier this month during Hazel’s unexpected (semi-emergency) trip to the vet.
A little back story:
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Money is a loaded topic for most therapists and healers.
Whenever I find myself in spaces with other therapists and healers, and the topic of *money* comes up, the shift in the room is palpable.
Everyone straightens up a little bit more. Gets a little more observant of what others are saying. There’s a tightness in everyone’s voice. I’ve totally been there.
When it comes to marketing, it feels like everyone makes it look so easy.
Self-promotion or having to “sell yourself” makes you feel like a fish out of water – and just as slimy as one, too.
Last Sunday, my partner and I arrived home at 1:30am to hungry cats and an empty house.
We had just returned from a trip to Alaska to see my family.
It *could* be the extra caffeine I’m guzzling to counteract jet lag…but I have been on a high ever since I got back.
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I’m obsessed with to-do lists. My brain chemistry rewards me for crossing tasks off my list. Even shit I’ve already done. My brain doesn’t know the difference.
The calm of a neatly written list. The feel of my pilot pen gliding across the page. The sense of completion when a task is complete.
Yet, there’s one area where my to-do list fails me:
Writing for my business.
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