Woman Wednesday: Leah


Q and A with Leah, From Duluth, Minnesota, Living in Cape Coral, Florida

“One thing that I’ve learned the hard way is to pursue your passion, not just the easiest path in front of you.


Q: What are you passionate about? 

A: In all areas of life, I’m truly passionate about helping people and can’t sit idly by when I know I can make a difference. When it comes to business, I work together with my husband, and we’ve found that we have a knack for digital marketing, and more specifically with creating, launching, selling, and scaling digital courses or coaching programs.

And what’s really cool is that by honing in on our genius, we’ve been able to enable amazing people, people with expertise and on a mission to help people; we help them to make a huge impact with their programs.

I truly count it a blessing to have clients and a network of amazing, powerful, and positive entrepreneurs all over the globe.


Q: What were your younger years like?

A: I had a bit of a rocky upbringing that drove me to push myself and strive to create a better life for my future family. While it pushed me to excel, it also drove me to the security of a stable job and my thought process was 180 degrees away from entrepreneurialism. It took several burnouts in the corporate world before I started to being open to the whole idea of business, and a lot of personal development before I could become a rockstar business woman, willing to take risks and be confident enough to step out of my comfort zone.


Q: What is something valuable you’d like others to know?

A: One thing that I’ve learned the hard way is to pursue your passion, not just the easiest path in front of you. While I ended up where I am supposed to be, I took several detours along the way as I just accepted other opportunities that were the easiest to move forward with instead of crafting a business around my passion.

I strongly encourage women to start with their passion and look for how they can form a business around it, even if that means it’s going to take longer to get off the ground. The reality is that you should be creating something you truly love and can see yourself doing for years to come, something that drives you and is bigger than just earning money.


Q: What does feminism mean to you? 

A: While I may ruffle some feathers on this one, I consider myself a true feminist. I feel that in today’s society, feminism has become warped to either make women better than men or to make them into men, ignoring the amazing gifts of womanhood.

True feminism is about celebrating our femininity, that women are of equal worth but different than men and to celebrate that difference. I embrace and cherish the gifts of being a woman and know that I can use them to serve and impact the world, from motherhood to nurturing and serving others in business.


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Woman Wednesday: Devin


Q and A with Devin From NY, Living in Austin, Texas

“Discomfort is an important part of growth. When you are pushed to your edge, you learn how much farther you have the capacity to expand.”


Q: What are you passionate about? 

A: I am an energy worker and an intuition development coach. I help people trust their inner knowing and heal on an energetic and spiritual level. In both my business and person life, I am passionate about empowerment, integrity, and love. My mission is to empower those I work with to look within and discover their unique magic. Maintaining integrity in the spiritual business world means teaching a non-fear based vision and understanding that the human world holds the construct of good and evil, whereas the spirit world holds only love. Lastly, healing requires us to love ourselves, because when we feel that we are worthy of love, our perspective and expectations of life change. When we start to love ourselves, we understand why healing is our right and that we deserve to be treated with respect by both ourselves and others.

By being empowered, practicing with integrity and through love, I am able to show up to my work fully present and ready to receive wisdom. It is through this openness that I am able to practice discernment and be guided towards the people and places I am in the most need of. I began using these principles on my own journey of healing and discovered how important it was to unapologetically love who you are, be empowered to lead your life, and make actions through integrity.

The projects I am currently working on are: developing 1:1 packages and creating a divine self summit with 5 other amazing women. The 1:1 packages are designed as an individualized approach to healing. By committing to either a 3- or 6-month container, you’re saying “yes” to yourself and your healing path. When you make this long-term investment, you’re empowering yourself to make choices that are in line with your integrity and choosing to heal through self-love and compassion. At the end of this journey, expect life changes that include a level up in standards, increased feelings of self-worth, shifts or confirmation on career trajectory, and a deeper, more connected understanding of yourself.

Additionally, I’m working with 5 other women to set up the Divine Self Summit that will run from June 21st-26th. The Divine Self Summit has been created with the intention of shining light onto who you truly are so you can align with your most authentic self and unleash your inner badass. As you gain clarity of your true purpose in this life, you’ll begin to build community and nourish a sense of belonging and true connections with your soul family. To find out more information and sign up for the summit, please visit thedivineselfsummit.com.


Q: What were your younger years like?

A: My childhood was a bit different from most people in that I grew up on a farm in a small town as an only child and an empath. At a young age, I was taught to respect mother earth and be grateful for what she provides for us. This is a strong value that I’ve held with me over the years and is an important aspect of who I am and what I do today.

When I was younger, I had a deep yearning for the metaphysical world. I could tune in to the energies of plants and animals and had a longing to learn plant medicine as well as develop psychic abilities. I remember offering up to Spirit asking for this knowledge and for mentors who would teach me these skills. Little did I know, I was already practicing these abilities by communicating with nature and reading the energies of the people around me. It wasn’t until I started my spiritual development that I realized I’ve had these abilities my whole life. As I began my journey into the metaphysics, it felt like coming home rather than a new beginning.


Q: What is something valuable you’d like others to know?

A: The most valuable lesson I’ve learned is that everything I need resides within me. Although society has conditioned us to look for answers and healing outside of ourselves, everything we need is within. When we seek wisdom externally, this leaves us open for the involvement of ulterior motives and advice laced with the ego and fear of others. Even when someone has our best interest at heart, their suggestions will be given through their perspective and experiences. It is important to trust your own inner wisdom so that you may be empowered to live according to the path that is best for you and make choices that are for your highest good.

When you are able to not only put your faith in yourself, but trust the divinity you hold within, that is when you start living life on purpose. Learning to trust your gut, intuition, sixth sense, etc. is part of your rights as a human being. Living by this energy will keep you on the path of your soul’s purpose and bring you towards the people and places needed for development, growth, and success.

Additionally, it is important to understand that living through intuition and being spiritual is also about facing adversity and undesired experiences. Discomfort is an important part of growth. When you are pushed to your edge, you learn how much farther you have the capacity to expand.

As an important part of growth, discomfort lies in situations that both happen to you as well as looking at yourself and seeing the way in which your actions impacted someone else. Returning to the necessity of love mentioned above, when you look at your actions through the lens of compassion, you are able to heal without judgement. It is easier to understand that your actions, however misguided at the time, served their purpose to keep you safe. When you’ve learned from your mistakes, you’re then able to move forward with wisdom.


Q: What does feminism mean to you? 

A: Feminism to me is about accepting everyone’s right to be exactly who they are and live the life they choose. It’s about understanding that empowerment and freedom mean different things to different people and honoring the beauty in that. Feminism isn’t just one thing, it’s everything. It’s about being unapologetically you and giving everyone else the space to live the same way, without judgement.

Additionally, feminism is the understanding that each person has a different perspective and life experience and that what is true for one person may not be so for another. It’s about believing stories and lived experiences of adversity and using your voice to advocate for justice. Feminism is the intersection between all races, religions, and ethnicities. In order to move forward, it is important to support and celebrate one another on our unique journeys.


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MORE ABOUT DEVIN: I am a New York native and have called several places home over the last decade, right now I live in Austin, TX, with my husband and our plethora of cats.

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Woman Wednesday: Jeanette A.


Q and A with Jeanette A., Wilmington, DE

“Never give up on your dreams and, more importantly, never give up on you. You are worthy of all things great!”


Q: What are you passionate about? 

A: My name is Jeanette Applewhaite, and I am the proud owner of PinkTeeBag.com! I started my business shortly after I married my husband eleven years ago. While planning our wedding, I created everything from the ceremony floral arrangements to the bridal bouquets. After I revealed our wedding photos to family and friends, I was hired to decorate and coordinate celebrations. However, I later discovered that I was not only talented with floral arrangements, but I am I also talented in crafting as a whole. Crafting feeds my inner happiness and my soul. I founded Pink Tee Bag in 2018 with the goal of creating positive quotes on tee shirts for the entire family. In 2019, I launched my Carrie Nail Polish line, which I have dedicated to my late mother Carrie C. Bailey. Carrie Nail Polish was developed to pay homage to my mother and our bond of painting our nails together when I was a little girl. Pink Tee Bag is now the home of custom apparel, home décor, Carrie Nail Polish, and…new to the Pink Tee Bag family is…Serene Scents! Hand-poured, soy candles. Pink Tee Bag will also be paying homage to my late father, Wallace Jerome Sudler, in the Spring of 2021 with the Wallace J. Collection–a men’s jewelry line! My passion has always been being a great mother to my two children, Kayla (age 22), and Sean Jr. (age 13), as well as being a great wife to my husband, Sean Sr., and our fur baby, Daisy (5 year old Yorkshire terrier). My passion is also to bring positive vibes and great energy to anyone who is in my presence. I am a strong believer in sprinkling kindness around like its confetti!


Q: What were your younger years like?

A: As a child, I can recall my mother being very creative; I was in awe of my mother’s creativity. She would take old phone books and sculpt them into different abstract shapes to decorate the house. Whenever there was a holiday or birthday, she would always create phenomenal centerpieces or focal points on the dining room table. My parents raised me to be very family-oriented. We enjoyed family traditions like baking cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve and staying up until midnight to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, by my 22nd birthday, both of my parents had passed away. Although I miss them dearly, my husband and I raise our children with the same values and morals that we received from our parents. As for my creative side, I owe this to my mother. I consider myself to be a creative because I am not boxed into one avenue of creativity. While running my business, I am constantly thinking of ways to enhance products and give my customers an experience rather than a purchase. I’ve built my website, pinkteebag.com, to represent a welcoming feeling of comfort and happiness while shopping.


Q: What is something valuable you’d like others to know?

A: I would like others to know that, even when the odds are against you, you are still destined for greatness. I lost both of my parents at a very young age. However, everything that they taught me, I’ve used as a foundation for my success. I constantly think about the morals and values that they both instilled in me and I use that as motivation to keep striving for greatness. Never give up on your dreams and, more importantly, never give up on you. You are worthy of all things great! Also, never allow negative energy to determine your outcome in life. As you put good out into the world, the good will come back to you in ways that you couldn’t imagine! And last, be your own cheerleader. Never get caught up in likes or comments on social media; you have to be your own driving force to your success.


Q: What does feminism mean to you? 

A: Feminism, to me, is to include all people regardless of their gender. I was in education for 17 years; I have held the roles of assistant teacher, teacher, and education coordinator. Currently, I am a family crisis therapist in my state. I have met people of all walks of life, and I pride myself in the respectful relationships that I have gained over the years. I find it imperative to treat all people as an equal; we are all humans who have struggled at some point in our lives. However, as I stated earlier, I tend to sprinkle kindness around like glitter in the hopes that it will make a difference in the way that we treat each other.


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Woman Wednesday: Priya


Q and A with Priya, Chicago, Illinois

“If you can just take a moment and tune into yourself, you’ll get the answers to the right next step.”


Q: What are you passionate about? 

A: I’m a mindset and manifestation coach for women. I love impacting and serving women to live abundant lives powerfully on purpose. I help women work through limiting beliefs, take action towards the life they desire. I also help with business building. I used to run a copywriting business that wasn’t in alignment with it, and it was one of the hardest decisions to let it go to build another business from the ground up. Right now, I’m solely focused on coaching women; however, as my business expands, I’ll be adding food (plant-based) and travel into my business as well as doing in-person events. Right now, I’m in launch for my new program called, “Activating Abundance Mastermind.” This is a 3-month mastermind [course] that teaches women to reprogram their mind, manifest unlimited abundance, and create their big vision. This is for the woman who’s ready to step into her abundant birthright, create her big vision, and attract whatever the hell she wants. In this 3-month mastermind, we’ll have weekly calls on a specific topic or a mastermind call. And you’ll always have an opportunity to ask questions either on a call with me or inside of the private Facebook group. Plus I’m bringing in 6 guest experts. You can find more info here: https://www.xopriyashah.com/


Q: What were your younger years like?

A: I have a background in journalism and it’s what I studied in college. I always loved writing and I use a lot of my content skills in my current business. I grew up and still live in Chicago, IL. I’m an only child and I lost my mom as a teenager. It was a really hard time for me to go through; I feel like the loss of my mother really impacted me to be the woman I am today in business and in life, meaning to never stop believing in the things I desire.


Q: What is something valuable you’d like others to know?

A: It’s really about the willingness to see things differently. It’s very easy to fall into a “pity party parade,” but the answers and guidance are always inside of you. If you can just take a moment and tune into yourself, you’ll get the answers to the right next step.


Q: What does feminism mean to you? 

A: Feminism means knowing that I have the power within to create whatever life I want. I’m currently single, and I do desire a relationship (working on manifesting my king), and I believe that I’m perfectly capable of providing for myself but still having my kind court me. I’m a big believer that we can have it all (the money, the love, the relationships, the ideal clients, the dream home, all of it).


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Woman Wednesday: Jennifer R.


Q and A with Jennifer R., Perth, Australia, born in Munich, Germany

“Your mess becomes your message and will actually gift you that deeper meaning and purpose you’ve been searching for!”


Q: What are you passionate about? 

A: My whole life, I have been passionate about finding an answer to: What makes our life truly beautiful? How can I have the most fun and enjoy myself? It wasn’t until later as I matured that I added: While contributing in a meaningful way and leaving behind a legacy I feel proud of? And the desire to want to live a beautiful life in every aspect has taken me for the most incredible journey! 

Today, in my work, I am most passionate about raising the feminine energy…the energy of love, passion, joy, and compassion. To support women to know, love, and trust themselves more so that they can speak with authenticity, passion, and power about what matters to them most! That we can heal ourselves and build bridges in our relationships…be it romantic, family, friends, business, or our communities. It’s communication, creativity, and relationships I’m really the most passionate about…they are the key to everything we want!


Q: What were your younger years like?

A: It’s a surreal experience to belong to a culture and history where half of me tried to eliminate the other half and understanding that I would have been sent off to a concentration camp because of what religion and “bloodline” my Nan belonged to, had I only lived a few years earlier. So, I grew up with that knowledge, yet experiencing a life that was the complete opposite. My family isn’t perfect (I mean whose is?!), but there’s nothing I am more grateful for, as I was blessed with a home and family full of love, laughter, and where we always took care of one another and stuck together. 

So, although I didn’t grow up religious and I didn’t come across my “spiritual” path much later in life, looking back, I realize that the foundation of my faith as I would call it today, was set long before I ever had the words to describe it. I am not blind to the most horrific acts of hate humans can do to one another…but I also know that beneath it all, love is the only truth, and that when we are open and willing to forgive, beauty and love is the creative force that has no match. I have also always been passionate about traveling and meeting new people, as we always traveled from the day I was born, as our families were spread across so many countries. 

I believe that openness and feeling of love and security within my home gave me the foundation for my passionate, creative nature and desire to connect with people from all backgrounds and walks of life! I love people, and it’s connecting with people and from my relationships that I have learned the most! I left home very young to live in the UK and later traveled to South East Asia by myself and then ended up in Australia where I built my first seven-figure business and have been allowed to call home for almost 10 years now. As I looked back on all the decisions I made and how I ended up where I am, I realized that I have followed my passions and intuition, even when it didn’t make that much sense or I didn’t know exactly where it would take me. The times I have struggled and suffered the most have been times where I have let my fears rule and lost that intuitive nature within myself. 


Q: What is something valuable you’d like others to know?

A: The most valuable lesson I could share with anyone is to truly trust that life, the universe, God…whatever term sits well with you, really has your back! We all have a unique path in our life. You are unique and gifted and there are things you can do that no one else can or will. I was blessed to be very successful in business and financially when I was only 26 years old. Equally, the more successful I became, the more insecure and fearful I became. Before I was 30, I ventured into some of the darkest places I have been, feeling so disconnected from myself and absolutely miserable. I felt so guilty and helpless, even though on the outside [it appeared] I had it all…yet, on the inside, I felt so lost and sad. But that really became the turning point in my life where I realized: The key to a beautiful life, full of purpose and meaning…can only be found within!

So, I reconnected back to my intuition, that really has guided me all my life and dedicated myself to make myself feel beautiful and powerful from within! To have the confidence to speak about the things I really want to say and do the things I truly want to do, no longer being a prisoner to my own insecurities. And the irony of it all is that today, the foundation of my beautiful life rests on those dark and challenging times. All the bad hands I thought I had been dealt were really blessings in disguise, so my greatest piece of wisdom I can share with anyone is: You are YOU for a reason!
There is nothing more important than knowing, loving, and trusting yourself! Have the courage to follow your passions and dreams as your beauty is your power! The difficult and challenging times aren’t always what they seem, as your mess becomes your message and will actually gift you that deeper meaning and purpose you’ve been searching for!


Q: What does feminism mean to you? 

A: I have made it my creative work and business to raise feminine energy in the world and create spaces where women can reconnect to themselves to feel more beautiful and powerful and have the confidence to speak and express their truth…yet…I would no call myself a feminist. Like so many words, it’s so heavily loaded with connotations and means so many things to so many different people, that I prefer not to restrict myself by being put in a box. One of the main tools I use and teach is the seven feminine archetypes and the reason I love it so much as it helps us see how what is right for one woman is not right for the other. That doesn’t make one right the other wrong, they simply have different dominant archetypes and different paths to walk.

For me personally, feminism is about raising awareness of the feminine energy, to recover the feminine wisdom that has been lost in thousands of years in patriarchal rule and for us women to feel beautiful, powerful, and confident to express our truth once again. It is about understanding and honoring the masculine energy as our counterbalancing part, so we can evolve into having relationships in all shapes and forms that allow us to move forward as a human species. For me, feminism is about forgiveness and building bridges, not looking to attack and seek revenge. For me, feminism is truly an inward journey, where the outward world is simply offering us opportunities to reflect back to us how far we’ve come and what more still can be done.


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