Jun 28, 2022
Ife Thomas, a successful mindset and confidence coach, opens up about her challenges as a child with autism. Ife spent many years trying to fit in, struggling with her self awareness until she was diagnosed with autism as an adult in 2014.
It was a journey full of emotions. Going from anger to appreciation, activism, then acceptance.
Today, she chooses to be happy every day. She trusts herself and shows up confidently everywhere. She no longer feels the need to justify herself.
You’ll hear that her son is also diagnosed with autism. We cover why it's so important to show up with unshakable confidence and how this impacts your children.
We can celebrate our differences. The story of Ife is living proof and one of inspiration. Her resilience shows we can open closed doors no matter our challenges.
'Focus on the light, focus on the things that are great about you, and then expand them. Let go of all the things that you can't do very well. You're very much taught to be a generalist but if you really want to succeed in life, you need to become a specialist.'
ABOUT IFE THOMAS
Ife Thomas is a mindset and confidence coach, mental health advocate, motivational speaker and the founder of The Confidence Star. She is also the Managing Director of Mindworkout where they believe that if you workout your mind using similar principles you use to workout your body you can reach your full human potential. Ife is often seen delivering talks on building self-esteem and helping people to be more resilient in the world around them.
ABOUT SOPHIA NICHOLLS
Sophia is a transformational Holistic Life Coach, Mentor, Clubhouse Club Founder, Global Virtual Summit Convenor, Host, Moderator, International Speaker, Educator, Disability Advocate, and honoured with an Outstanding Leadership Award. Through coaching Sophia inspires and empowers her clients, to move from limiting beliefs to a life of purpose and passion.
She provides spaces for self-discovery, changing, perspective and clarity to move from self-sabotage to self-love & purpose, opening doors into the life they truly desire.
If you would like Sophia to help you get ‘unstuck’ or move from ‘surviving to thriving’, book a free 30 min call: https://calendly.com/sophianicholls/30min-investigation-session
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Books on Autism
The Reason I Jump – One Boy's Voice From the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida and David Mitchell
Born On a Blue Day – Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant by Daniel Tammet
Autism Beyond Despair – Cease Therapy by Dr. Tinus Smits
Books for Personal Development
You Can Heal Your Life – by Louise Hay
The Conscious Parent – Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr Shefali Tsabary
Audiobook for Personal Development
The Power of Vulnerability – Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage by Brené Brown