068 Thinking Differently, Interview with Kristy Jones

After the loss of a loved one, Kristy Jones re-evaluated her life. Taking a leap of faith, she left her corporate banking job to do “something different,” helping others find balance in their lives.

Kristy discusses the importance of ​getting her needs met as a form of self-care, read how to apply this into your own life.

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Why do you think self-love is important?

Self-love is I think is really important. It's about who, it's about accepting ourselves. And it's the basis of Mankind. And being able to go ahead and you can't give from an empty heart. And if your heart is full you're able to go ahead and give more. And I think self-love is just a way of being able to go ahead and fill yourself up.

What was the one thing that was holding you back from accepting self love?

I have such high expectations for myself. I’ve been using the hashtag grace over guilt. Giving myself more grace and less guilt allows me to move forward.

Who is one person who has changed your life for the better?

But I would have to say my dad. I never thought I would have an adult relationship that I have with my dad now. If you'd asked me a year ago two years ago, it was fraught with, he always, he's always loved us. But, there's been a lot of healing that happened to recognize that he'd do anything for us.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Brené Brown talks about being uncomfortable and vulnerable with people. Being able to go ahead and be authentic, and realize that “No” is a complete sentence.

An original is hard to find but easy to recognize, John Mason

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Can you share with us a self-care habit that you practice regularly?

I go to bed at a certain time and I wake up at a certain time each morning. 

I do reading in the morning, then spend time journaling.

Do you have a favorite quote?

“An original is hard to find but easy to recognize.”

Can you share with us a resource or an app that we can use to help our own self care practice grow?

The Holy Bible on my phone.

What book are you reading right now?

Eat That Frog, by Brian Tracy.

What is the one thing that you are most passionate about?

Being able to go ahead and help women find their purpose.

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About This Guest:

Kristy helps high-performing women achieve time and financial freedom by educating them on how to build viable businesses. Her corporate banking and strategic planning skills allow for her to guide you down a path that promotes growth and diversity in the marketplace. Having spent 15 years in various financial institutions working with a number of different business owners, she understands the business planning process.

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