Failing Forward | Dr. Joan speaks with Shireen Spencer Part 5

Failing forward involves shifting our perspective to focus on the positives of what did happen rather than dwelling on what did not. Instead of fixating on perceived failures or setbacks, we can choose to learn and grow from them. It's not the goals that you have failed or missed but sometimes the goalpost needs changing. Embracing a mindset of resilience and gratitude allows us to recognize the valuable lessons and opportunities hidden within each experience. By reframing failures as stepping stones toward progress and success, we unlock our potential, cultivate perseverance, and pave the way for future achievements.

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Shireen Spencer about Failing Forward

Shireen Spencer is a woman who wears many hats – Pastor, Author, Teacher, Mary Kay Business Owner, Life Coach, and Officiant to name a few. She is married to the love of her life Che and has 2 wonderful teenage boys. She is passionate about sharing God's truth and helping others see their lives through the perspective of joy and faith.

Connect with Shireen Spencer | IG: shireenspencerconnect3 

What you can expect from this episode

00:38 The most challenging and gratifying thing about being an entrepreneur  

02:41 Fail forward 

05:00 Shireen talks about the one thing she needs 

06:10 Prayer for Shireen

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

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