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Episode 2 - Homeless to happiness - how to come back from the depths

Can you imagine being homeless at the tender age of 15 and subjected to 7 years of daily abuse and rape living on the cold streets of Scotland?  Recovery from this gruelling life started with 2 years bedridden and battling PTSD.  How do you recover from these hellish experiences, let alone bounce back to create a loving family home and build an award-winning business which has helped thousands of other women across the UK.  Find out as I talk to award-winning sustainability entrepreneur and health coach Sian Young

What we cover

  • Becoming homeless at the age of 15 for 7 years
  • Building her health back up to raise her baby
  • Returning home after backpacking to begin to build a better life for her and her son
  • Moving to Austrailia to qualify as a wind surfing instructor, rescue diver and overseas resort manager whilst caring for her son
  • How she built an award-winning pole dancing fitness studio starting from her flat
  • Retraining as a health coach
  • Overcoming PTSD
  • Living her dream to open a Sustainable centre for SME's and their families

Mentionned in the episode

  • Sian's Book - Teenage Kicks: A true story of dark streets to bright new beginnings

More about Sian

Sian is an international, health coach and speaker. She has bounced back repeatedly throughout her life from being a homeless teenager to winning awards for entrepreneurship. Having recently had a baby and as a mother who is aware of the chemical effect of ‘mainstream’ ways of living she crafted (C) Creating Sustainable Spaces Online Course She believes It’s time for a health revolution a new way of working and living that is more in line with our wellbeing and that of our families. We have the seeds of change in our children and our business let now plot a new path.

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In collaboration with...

When I met Ashley, the CEO of the insurance company Bounce, and Rachel Brookes, the Network Development Manager, it was clear from the start that Bounce and Mpower share similar values around empowering others (particularly mothers) and creating opportunities to flexibly combine earning a great living with motherhood.

Bounce not only proivdes people with the right insurance products to potect their families, health and business  they are also hugely passionate about providing flexible opportunities for mums to earn additional income.  

With zero risk and zero investment, Bounce empowers mums in business to make a difference to the lives of others with their insurance services and enables them to transform their own lives through becoming part of a supportive and vibrant Bounce network and community and building a primary or additional source of income by becoming a Bounce referall partner.

So, I’m really excited to be bringing you this podcast series in collaboration with Bounce.  I know how difficult it can be to earn a great living while your building your startup, particularly in those first few years.  So the Bounce referral opportunity for a product which is all about essential peace of mind and protection could be a perfect business opportunity or compliment to your existing business.  - you can find out more about creating an additional Bounce income by visiting the Bounce Nework website

FREE Bounce Back resources

Check out these free bounce back resources created by experts from within the Mpower community.  All resources have been  generously donated free of charge -  masterclasses and mini-courses to help you, your family and your business at a time when we could all do with an extra bit of help.

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