Sharyn Holmes (they/she) is an award-winning coach, writer, speaker, artist and not-for-profit worker. Their work dives deep into social justice, spirituality and personal sovereignty.
Sharyn is the author of the 2023 book, Becoming Gutsy and Formidable: One Life, Out Loud published by The Kind Press. Sharyn is also a multi-passionate artist and creative spirit who believes in living with full expression and joyfully creating with passion, play and purpose.
Over the past ten years, Sharyn’s creations have included Gutsy Girl Art and Jewellery, Gutsy Gatherings, Gutsy Leadership Circle, the programs Unpack Your Privilege®, Be An Inclusive Coach and Witchuition®.
In this conversation, Sharyn and I discuss:
- The journey of bring Sharyn's book into the world, from beginning the writing process, winning a scholarship and experiencing challenges, to becoming an author.
- How Sharyn was bestowed the title of artist and the importance of living with full expression, joyfully creating with passion, play and purpose across various mediums.
- Receiving a diagnosis of autism later in life, and how that's led Sharyn to a better understanding of who they are, reframed experiences and challenges they've had in life and allowed the reestablishing of personal boundaries.
- The power of a good soundtrack, and how music fits into self-care and creativity.
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