*Mindset and Meditation*

Three Tiny Things I Do To Stay Motivated

Wouldn’t it be great if we leapt out of bed every morning full of energy and ~soared~ into our already-planned day, tackling every to-do item on our list? I definitely have those days. And I have other days when I wake up feeling blah and don’t want to do anything but go back to bed. […]

Dear Natalie: How Do You Deal With Overwhelm?

Emails piling up. Back-to-back calls that barely leave you time for a cup of soup. Clients making “small requests” that require huge effort on your end. Team members missing deadlines, or needing piles of feedback, outlines, and notes. Loved ones asking for your time and attention when you’ve barely had a moment to shower, let […]

On Shame and the Healing Power of Honesty

For this installment of Superhuman September, I want to share something that’s been on my heart: Aiming to be “superhuman” isn’t all about green juice and planning for your goals. It also includes being honest with yourself about what’s not working, what’s frustrating you, and what’s not so great. I’ve shared a lot in recent […]

Dear Future Natalie… Love, 2015 Natalie

Last week, I stumbled across a very special envelope in my desk drawer. It wasn’t just any envelope. It was well worn from travel, and addressed to me — in my own handwriting. For two years, I convinced myself not to tear it open… but standing in my apartment in that moment, I finally felt […]

Dear Natalie: Should I Launch if it Isn’t Perfect?

Gather ‘round the couch, awesome She Takes on the World readers! I’m back for yet another episode of Dear Natalie, where you submit all the questions you’ve been dying to ask me, about business, habits, life, money, and everything in between — and I answer, right here from my home in L.A. Today, we’re talking […]

When Alignment Hurts Like Hell

You’ve returned! And so have I. 🙂 Welcome back for Part 3 of The Reflection Series. I’m so excited to be continuing this story for you, and chronicling my journey from the past few years that’s now paving the way for the all-new She Takes on the World that’s coming soon. Haven’t taken a look […]

On Trusting Your Intuition, Even When It Doesn’t Make Sense

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You made it! Welcome back to my Reflection Series, a walk through the past, present, and future of She Takes on the World as we are working behind-the-scenes here to rebirth our brand and the shetakesontheworld.com site. In this […]

Show 'Em What You Got: Why Confidence Sells

Show ‘Em What You Got: Why Confidence Sells

Today I’m so happy to be sharing with you the final episode of my 3-part series with Nikki Elledge Brown, The Communication Stylist®. (If you haven’t watched the earlier installments, you can find part 1 here and part 2 here.)   In today’s episode, where we’re building on the work of the first two episodes […]

Ready, Set, Interview...Bust Through Your Upper Limit To Ace It

Ready, Set…Interview! (Bust Through Your Upper Limit To Ace It)

Have you heard of the concept of the “upper limit?” New York Times best-selling author Gay Hendricks shares in his book The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level that an upper limit is a kind of inner thermostat that gets programmed in each of us in early childhood […]

Katie Dalebout

Hit The Journal And Give Me 10! Exercises To Build Your Creativity

We all have creativity within us just like we all have muscles. And like a muscle, you have to work your creativity to build it. If you get into the habit of thinking creatively, it becomes easier until eventually, when you find yourself in a situation where you need to think of ideas quickly, you […]

How To Be A Hedgehog (And Rock Your Business Strategy)

The Hedgehog Versus The Fox: A Lesson in Business Strategy

If you could choose to be a hedgehog or a fox, which would you rather be? I know, foxes are cunning and sleek creatures while hedgehogs are just…well, prickly. But when it comes to building your business as an online entrepreneur, you’re going to want to be a hedgehog. Trust me. In today’s episode I’m […]

Conquer Your Dragons With Positive Affirmations

Positive Affirmations To Conquer Your Dragons

Today I want to talk about one thing that could be stopping you from achieving success: Dragons! No, I’m not talking about the kind of dragons that swoop down to save Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones. The kind of dragons I’m talking about are those confidence-killing moments of self-doubt, fear, procrastination, or unworthiness that […]

9 Unusual Things I’m Grateful For & A Gratitude Meditation For You

During the holidays when we reflect on what we’re most grateful for, it’s usually the good things in life that come to mind: the love of family and friends, a warm to place to call home, success in our businesses, and any number of creature comforts. Don’t get me wrong – these are all amazing gifts […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about Essentialism

Essentialism: The One Question That Changes Everything

Would you say you’re working on the MOST important things right now? Or do you feel like you’re always just trying to keep your head above the water? Are you constantly saying YES and committing yourself to things that aren’t purpose-driven and then are you left feeling resentful for having ever said yes? If these […]

4 Ways to Conquer Self-Limiting Beliefs

When I work with other women entrepreneurs and admit that I struggled with my own self-limiting beliefs I always get a lot of “Amen, sister” head nodding. We each have different beliefs to contend with, but we all seem to have stories we tell ourselves about what we can and can’t do. Stories like: “If […]

Natalie MacNeil demonstrates 3 simple meditations you can do at your desk

Mindfulness Exercises To Power Up Your Productivity

In today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV, I’m going to share with you three very quick mindfulness exercises that you can do right at your desk at any point throughout the day when you’re feeling stressed or just need to power up your productivity. These are super-easy to do, but if you […]

how to let go and declutter your life

Letting Go And Decluttering: A How-To Guide

It’s a wrap! I’m sitting here basking in gratitude for the amazing week I just had shooting my next big project, and my heart is full of thanks to all our Conquer Club mentors and my clients who filmed with me. I’m really missing the excitement of last week even though it’s time to rest […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about using archetypes in your business

How to Tune Into Archetypes When You’re Experiencing a Challenge

As entrepreneurs, we all encounter situations now and then that make us really uncomfortable, push us to our limits, or force us to take an entirely different approach altogether. When these tough moments happen to me, I seek advice from my boardroom – which includes Daenerys Targaryen and Amelia Earhart… Not what you were expecting? […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about how to let go of customers with love

How To Let Go Of Customers With Love

As entrepreneurs, and as business owners, it can be really hard not to wonder, “But…why?” when you see someone unsubscribing or asking for their money back from your program or a service you delivered… You think to yourself: “I worked so hard to make these things! I put together all the value I could, and […]

6 Ways Mindfulness Meditation Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

My path to becoming a social entrepreneur was an accidental one. As a doctor specializing in the field of psychiatry, I turned to meditation to manage the stress of my work. It took a while before I was sold on it, though. Like many people who are driven to create and make things happen, I […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about the business lessons learned from surfing

Ready To Ride The Big Waves In Your Business?

Today I want to talk to you about surfing. When I was in Bali hosting my retreat, a few in our group decided to take some boards out and hit the waves. I opted for a long walk on the beach instead, because I love watching people surf! (And after trying surfing once, I realized […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about taming guilt

How To Tame Guilt And Embrace Your Growth

Today I want to shift gears a little bit, and talk about something I really, really dislike, something that’s been making me feel a little bit uncomfortable lately… I’m talking about guilt — that guilty feeling that sets in as your business starts to grow.   This guilt comes in sooo many forms: not being […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about confidence

Marianne Williamson’s Key To Confidence

As an entrepreneur there’s been a big obstacle I’ve had to grapple with – as a brand, as a business owner, and as a woman, and I bet it’s one you’ve had to deal with, as well. Confidence. I think confidence is so crucial to your success as an entrepreneur that you will continue to […]

Natalie MacNeil interviews Renee Airya

Flawed And Fearless With Renee Airya

Flaws — we all have them. And many times, we keep them to ourselves, hidden from the light. But what if those flaws also held our uniqueness, our radiance? As my good friend Renee Airya likes to say, “Beauty is only skin deep; radiance is eternal.” (Click to tweet.) In this week’s Conquer Summit interview, Renee, […]

EFT training with Susan Bushell

Emotional Freedom Technique For Busting Business Blocks With Susan Bushell

Entrepreneur: What’s holding you back from the success you desire? We all hold onto emotions and past traumas and heartaches that can affect us in so many different ways, and these blocks can actually prevent us entrepreneurs from fully conquering in our businesses and in our lives. When I first heard about the emotional freedom […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about a 5-minute morning routine to boost your confidence

Boost Your Self Confidence In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Today we begin a very special, three-part series on self confidence, sponsored by Invisalign® clear aligners, and I think it’s the perfect way to kick off being on my brand-new, gorgeous set. I hope you like it! Have you ever started your day on the wrong side of the bed? You know those days when […]