The problem is you may have forgotten this in the hustle of life.
Everyone relies on you.
You're probably the hardest-working person you know.
You've experienced micro-aggressions, the intersectionality of racism, sexism, and so many other "isms" too.
You're tired of having to repeatedly prove yourself, of being talked down to, or overlooked.
You're frustrated with code-switching and the double standard.
Let's face it, High Achieving Women of Colour face a unique set of challenges that affect their personal and professional lives. Some of these challenges include:
Stereotypes and bias
Stress and burnout
Isolation and lack of representation
Being the "First" or the "Only"
Micro (and macro) aggressions
Lack of support
Despite these hurdles, you are smart, driven, and ambitious. You want to succeed, you’ve done more than most and worked harder and often longer. You have grit, determination, perseverance and you are exhausted
If this sounds like you coaching can help
Specifically, you can learn these skills:
“During our sessions, I finally get the time to work on me and have someone in my corner always reminding me of the good things I’ve done – like most I focus on what I’ve done wrong or missed, and you always help me focus on what makes me special which encourages me to stay positive and work on the things I have control over. You constantly assure me it's okay to be myself and that I am awesome.”