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This is where we get up close and personal with the topics you've asked for. Take some time to read through the categories and choose the best fit for you and your business. 

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The Art of Holding Ourselves Back ask janine business janine wirth mindset Jul 05, 2022

I recently had a very interesting experience that I would like to share with you in the hopes that you might experience the same "a-ha" moment it provided me.

Every entrepreneur I know, including myself, starts our businesses with a big WHY. We hold this sacred vision of ourselves, what our...

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When Being Polite Makes You Vulnerable; The Power of NO ask janine janine wirth lifestyle mindset the retreat May 15, 2022

It was early in 2006, and I took the train from central Modena back to my hotel after a day of solo sightseeing.

It gets dark early in Italy during winter, and although it was only 5:30 pm, it felt and looked like 9 pm. I entered an empty carriage except for two women sitting together (I assumed...

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Is Your Trauma Sabotaging Your Business Success? ask janine business janine wirth mindset Apr 18, 2022

By Janine Wirth.

You might be wondering what trauma has to do with the success of your business, and the short answer is A LOT. You are the constant in your business, so if your mind is trying to manage, make sense of or heal unresolved trauma- you're carrying that with you in every single...

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Ask Janine: How Can I Help Myself & My Family Cope With the Current World Situation? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Mar 03, 2022

By Janine Wirth.

 

Dear Janine,

I feel so low. Just when I thought things were finally getting back to normal after the pandemic lockdowns, Russia invaded the Ukraine.

My parents are from the Ukraine, and watching this unfold on the news has us all in tears for days. My mother hasn't gotten...

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Ask Janine: Am I Selfish for Choosing Myself? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Feb 11, 2022

By Janine Wirth.

 

Dear Janine,

I guess I want some reassurance that I'm doing the right thing. I recently broke off my engagement, and it feels like everyone hates me now. My mother refuses to speak to me and, according to my brother, has been crying for days.

My ex-fiancé's family...

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You Aren't "Stuck" and Never Were ask janine business janine wirth mindset Jan 03, 2022

By Janine Wirth.

I want to address something today that several of you seem to be wrestling with lately - this feeling of being "stuck".

I see this phrase thrown around almost daily, especially online, where women ask strangers on internet forums or Facebook groups for advice to help them get...

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Ask Janine - Should I Continue My Entrepreneurial Dream? ask janine business janine wirth the workroom Dec 13, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

 

Dear Janine,

I decided to follow my heart and quit my office job earlier this year to start my own business.

It started quite well, and even though I didn't make a profit in the first three months, I felt good as I did have some savings to cover my expenses.

Now I'm...

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Ask Janine - Should I skip tradition this Christmas? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Nov 04, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

Hi Janine,

I recently lost both my parents, so I'm experiencing a lot of mixed feelings with the holidays approaching. I feel really sad that this will be our first Christmas without them and want to know if I should rather skip our family traditions, as I'm afraid this might...

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Ask Janine - Anxious attachment; How do I control the fear of my boyfriend leaving me? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle mindset the retreat Oct 07, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

Dear Janine,

After experiencing two awful relationships, I finally feel that I've found my soul mate. The only problem is that I live in constant fear that he's going to leave me. This anxiety makes me do things that I feel really embarrassed about, like secretly checking his...

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Ask Janine - How Do I Manage My Difficult Relationship With My Mother? ask janine janine wirth the retreat Sep 07, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

Dear Janine, 

I feel awful even writing this, but I just feel like I've had it with my mother. We've always had a very difficult relationship and I was hoping this would improve now that I'm an independent adult, but it feels like it's just getting worse. Every conversation...

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Ask Janine - How do I retain my self-worth as the former 'other woman?' ask janine janine wirth the retreat Aug 13, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

Hi Janine,

I'm ashamed to say that I was the ‘other woman’. I had a year-long affair with a married man. It wasn't just a few texts and meeting up once a month. It was a proper relationship; we spoke on the phone twice a day on his commute to and from work, we met up...

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Ask Janine - Should We Split The Bill? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle money the retreat Aug 03, 2021

By Janine Wirth.

Dear Janine,

Please help me settle a debate I'm having with my girlfriends. Now that everything is slowly but surely opening up again and we can finally start going on dates, the question is: Should we split the dinner bill?

Cheers,

Mandy.

 

Dear Mandy,

Excellent question...

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Ask Janine - How Do I Know The Difference Between A Healthy Boundary & A Toxic Ultimatum? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Jun 03, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I have been in some very negative relationships and would like to ask you what is the difference between setting a healthy boundary and an ultimatum that's toxic? I think knowing the difference will help me notice red flags sooner.

Kind regards

Shannon.

 

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Ask Janine - How Do I Protect My Space and Energy When Dealing With Complaints All Day ask janine janine wirth mindset the retreat May 12, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I have a challenge I hope you can help me with. I work in a call centre and am literally dealing with other people's problems every day for several hours at a time. My boyfriend works from home, in the IT industry, and doesn't have much interaction with...

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Ask Janine - How Do I Return Home After COVID-19? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Apr 01, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I saw your story on Instagram (I love watching your daily stories btw), taking questions and hope you can perhaps help me.

I live in New York which was hit really hard when Covid broke out. My parents, who live in Florida, invited me to quarantine with them as I...

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Ask Janine - Caring for My Father With Cancer ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Mar 03, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I found out last week that my father has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. I'm an only child and my parents got divorced when I was 7, so he is single. How can I best support him and myself through this difficult time?

Kind regards

Jessica

 

Dear Jessica,...

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