If you’re a perfectionist, you will try to be good at everything. Or maybe you look at others and wish you were good at all the things they are good at. Now that’s pretty exhausting and you do know that nothing is perfect, don’t you?

So, let me make it easy for you. What if you were only born to be really good at one thing? And that one thing was something which didn’t take much effort and came really easily to you. Do you want to hang out with me today and work out what your one thing is? I call it your ‘Zone of Genius’ and it will make your life more enjoyable, fun and you can be more like you!



Here’s what you’ll hear this episode:

  • What your Zone of Genius is and how discovering it helps you to build your confidence
  • How to work out your Zone of Genius
  • What to do if you don’t think you have a Zone of Genius

Helpful Stuff for Parents:

The concept ‘Zone of Genius’ is taken from the book ‘The Big Leap’ by Gay Hendricks.

You may want to read the blog post ‘What makes a perfect Mum?’ or ‘How to Protect Your Child From Perfectionism’.

Smiley coaching resources mentioned in this episode:

If you want to give your confidence a boost, then you are very welcome to come and join me in The Energy Pod class every Monday at 5pm.

Check out the replay of the Energy Pod class on Mistakes (#14)

My Smiley Thought Cards are really good for training your brain to think differently, especially for children who think the worst or worry a lot. Remember, if you have an Alexa, you can get Smiley Thoughts read aloud to you over breakfast so you can start your day in a positive state of mind. To get started you just have to say: ‘Alexa, open Happy Thoughts’.

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