The ONE thing holding you back in your business is NOT you

The ONE thing holding you back in your business is NOT you

I want to talk to you about a message I hear a lot amongst coaches and other entrepreneurs when they talk about mindset and what is holding people back in making progress with their businesses. I so often hear them say this - The one thing holding you back in your...

Do successful entrepreneurs still experience self-doubt? 

Do successful entrepreneurs still experience self-doubt? 

Do you think that there's a point you'll get to with your business where you no longer experience imposter syndrome, self-doubt, or fear of failure? Where you'll no longer find yourself procrastinating?  Often my clients tell me that they feel like something is...

5 Lessons learned in 8 years as an Entrepreneur

5 Lessons learned in 8 years as an Entrepreneur

This year I’m celebrating 8 years as an entrepreneur. It feels like a big milestone especially considering that I never planned to start a business. In honor of the occasion, I’ve put together a list of five important lessons I’ve taken away from this adventure of...

Why You’re Unhappy as a Location Independent Entrepreneur

Why You’re Unhappy as a Location Independent Entrepreneur

The Myth of Positive Thinking Many location independent entrepreneurs are motivated to create a location independent business, or to take their existing business on the road in hopes that this change will help them to find happiness. However, in my work with clients...

The Stage Metaphor: Identifying Assertive Communication

The Stage Metaphor: Identifying Assertive Communication

What is Assertive Communication? Clients don't usually come to me and say that they'd like to work on being more assertive. I think this is because there isn't a very good understanding of what assertive communication is. However, assertive communication (or the lack...

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome as an Expat Entrepreneur

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome as an Expat Entrepreneur

Is Imposter Syndrome Holding You Back? Fear and lack of confidence are things that stop so many talented entrepreneurs from succeeding in business, especially expat entrepreneurs. However, after years of working with my clients, I have realized that you can’t get rid...

HI I’M MELISSA

I'm a therapist-turned-coach who loves working with clients around the world! I work with the globally mobile community to support them through transitions as well as entrepreneurs who need support navigating the rollercoaster of entrepreneur life.

I'm also the co-founder of the Location Independent Therapists (LIT) Community, a mom, a self-compassion advocate, and an aspiring author.

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