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  • Writer's pictureKaren Caswell

The Impact of Martial Arts with Monique Maguire

Our Episode 20 guest, Monique Maguire, shares how martial arts helped her build self-confidence and emotional resilience initially after experiencing trauma, but also through all life’s challenges. Her drive for competing is also matched by her passion for teaching and empowering others, and she is firm believer in building people up rather than stripping them down. Monique also discusses her mental health struggles, and how she hopes that by being vulnerable and open, she can inspire others.

Monique's inspirational, influential and impactful recommendations:

  • Person: Nick Atkins

  • Book: A New Earth; Awakening Your Life's Purpose by Eckart Tolle

  • Podcast: Gary Vee

  • Cause: Push for Better Push Up Challenge

  • Dream Travel Destination: Japan

Connect with Monique:

If you missed one of our previous episodes, you can hear the inspiring, influential and impactful guests below (they are worth the listen!)

#4 - Fi Morrison: STEM-spirational

#5 - Craig Ladek: The Impact of Service

#6 - Dr, Stephanie Smith: Empowering Young People

#7 - Barbara Gruener: Connecting By Heart

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