Episode 56: Why Reinventing Yourself Just Doesn't Work


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Hello and welcome to episode 56 of The Couragemakers Podcast. I’m so happy to be back with another solo episode of Couragemakers!

I’m in the process of planning how these episodes can become a regular thing alongside the regular interviews, so stay tuned! As for now, they’re going to be pretty spontaneous and on the fly!

This week, I’m diving into the myth of reinventing yourself. I’m sharing my own stories of falling into the trap and what I learned along the way. It can be so tempting, and it’s so understandable to want at times to be a whole new version of you, but in this episode, I’m diving into why you’re enough just the way you are.



  • How I completely missed the irony of Mean Girls aged 13
  • Why you can’t just take yourself out of your story
  • The problem with chasing mythical versions of yourself







When I'm not recording episodes, writing bullshit-free Sunday pep Talks to my wonderful Couragemakers community or working 1:1 with clients, I'm usually covered in paint and thinking of imaginative ways of hide my would-be dog from my landlord. 


I’m Meg and I’m the host of Couragemakers and founder of That Hummingbird Life. I’m an INFJ creative and multipassionate who has a bit of a notebook and post-it note obsession, loves foot-stomping country music and likes her hot chocolate with way too much chocolate.

I started Couragemakers because I wanted to create a platform for passionate and unconventional women to have honest conversations and to share their stories, struggles and dreams. The intention behind this podcast is to inspire and encourage creative and mission-driven women to live a wholehearted life and follow the beat of their drum.



Meg Kissack