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TRANSCRIPT: EP. 2: The Relationship Between Confidence & Resilience, with Michelle Mitchell

TRANSCRIPT Tanya (00:00): I’m Tanya Meessmann and you’re listening to Episode 2 of the Raising Girl Shaped Flames podcast. It’s my fundamental belief that every girl has a fire in her belly and confidence is the oxygen to those flames. If you’re the parent of a teenage girl who could do with a confidence injection, …

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EPISODE 2. Confidence + Resilience in Teen Girls, with Michelle Mitchell

THIS WEEK WE’RE TALKING ABOUT… … the relationship between CONFIDENCE and RESILIENCE, and particularly how it pertains to teenage girls. We have a fantastic special guest, Michelle Mitchell – Educator, Author, & Speaker, and during the chat that I had with her, we touch on: The concept of resilience as ‘adaptability’ versus ‘bouncing back’ How confidence …

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TRANSCRIPT: EP. 1: A Personal Journey Through Confidence, Courage and Self-Belief

TRANSCRIPT I’m Tanya Meessmann, and you’re listening to the Raising Girl Shaped Flames Podcast. [00:12] It’s my fundamental belief that every girl has a fire in her belly, and confidence is the oxygen to those flames. If you’re the parent of a teenage girl who could do with a confidence injection, listen in as we …

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EPISODE 1. A Personal Journey Through Confidence, Courage and Self-Belief

In the first ‘official’ episode of Raising Girl Shaped Flames, founder Tanya Meessmann takes listeners on the personal journey she experienced and how key aspects of her youth set the foundation for confidence, courage and self-belief to grow.  This journey would be what led her to start Girl Shaped Flames, a social enterprise dedicated to …

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Girl Now: Final Edition

Throughout the last 11 posts in this blog series, I have reminded everyone to live in the present and enjoy every moment. However, this month, I am going to say that every so often it isn’t such a bad thing to look back and acknowledge the past for it only makes us more grateful for things we have in the present. This post is going to look back at the year that was 2019.

Girl Now: Live From New York

This month I am posting live from New York City. Crazy, I know. I recently graduated high school and this is my version of ‘schoolies’. However, before graduating, I went through one of the craziest, happiest, saddest and most unbelievable couple of weeks ever. Throughout the week I had a teacher tell me that although it is sad that I should live every moment and make the most of the time I had. Pretty much, they told me that I had to live in the present.

A FUN AND ENGAGING WAY TO BUILD YOUR DAUGHTER'S CONFIDENCE ONE DAY AT A TIME.