DTL 024 | Joan Sotkin

You’re Not Part of the Pack, Embrace It with Joan Sotkin

Joan Sotkin was married two times and was trying to find herself when she decided to give away all of her possessions at the age of 36. People thought she was losing her mind, but she knew she needed to form new foundations in her life. Today, at nearly 80 years old, she is the author of more than five books, including Build Your Money Muscles, and helps clients find where their money hang-ups are. She is also the host of the The Prosperity Show, where she talks about money mindset. Find out more about Joan and her fascinating life story and entrepreneurial journey on this week’s episode.

You’re Not Part of the Pack, Embrace It with Joan Sotkin

Key takeaways:

  • How did Joan get started in this line of work?
  • After having a regular meditation practice, Joan gave away everything she owned at the age of 36.
  • Joan had been married twice and didn’t know what life was. She was trying to find herself.
  • We create our own life stories, and it’s not magic trying to understand your decisions!
  • At the age of 80, what is Joan’s health routine?
  • The answer is easy, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do.
  • Joan shares her eating habits, why she is conscious about the types of food she eats, and everything she does to stay vibrant and healthy!
  • As we move along in life, we get to make a lot of different decisions on who we want to be in life.
  • Joan believes it takes us the first 50 years to find out what we’re not.
  • Joan has found a new lease on life when it comes to her business and where she sees the future.
  • You have a choice of how you want to feel. You really do!
  • When you’re feeling off, take a step back and try to recognize what you’re feeling in the moment, and try to remember when you have felt that same feeling before.
  • What would you rather be feeling when you’re feeling disappointment or sadness?
  • Your brain is just a machine that does what it’s been told!
  • If you have a lot of negative thinking, Joan shares how you can rewire your brain.
  • Who do you want to be? How do you want to live your life? How do you want to feel?
  • We all have business goals, but what about your feeling goals?
  • If you have enough food and if you have a place to stay, you have enough.
  • Joan shares what it’s like trying to market her business online in 2021, compared to when she got started.
  • Most leaders feel like outsiders. That’s how they get to be leaders! You’re not part of the pack, embrace it.
  • We have to teach others how we want to be treated.
  • Whatever you’ve been through right now, has been a blessing, not a problem.
  • After working on yourself for so long, when do you know that you can finally say “I’m healthy now”?
  • How does Joan help her clients?
In order to train your brain to create new neural pathways, you have to have a feeling goal. Click To Tweet Whatever you’ve got, you can learn from it. Click To Tweet Fortunately, I had a very healthy ‘screw you’ attitude, and said, ‘That’s not my story. Click To Tweet

About Joan Sotkin

DTL 024 | Joan Sotkin

Joan Sotkin helps entrepreneurs and practitioners experience freedom from struggle personally, professionally, and financially. She is THE expert when it comes to understanding how emotions learned in early childhood can affect a person’s business and financial outcomes. Thousands have benefited from her groundbreaking book Build Your Money Muscles, her podcast, The Prosperity Show, and her unique, holistic style of coaching.

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