IT GIRL RADIO EPISODE #65: Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back


Have you ever wanted to do something, but been held back by the fear of what other people would say or think? Are you too afraid to step outside your comfort zone and take control of your own life? On this episode of It Girl Radio, my guest is Courtney Dow, a leader in doTERRA Essential Oils, and she talks about how she worked through these mindset issues. Courtney worked in various industries — finance, digital marketing, events, to name a few — before leaving her career behind to become a stay-at-home mom to her daughter. She had been using doTERRA Essential Oils in her home and life, and finally decided to take the plunge and make it her business as well. Courtney shares how taking action helped to boost her confidence and made her step outside her comfort zone while still giving her the flexibility to be a stay-at-home mom.

Fear and self-doubt is a common and natural part of starting something new, but when we get rid of the negative stories we tell ourselves about what is possible, we expand our possibilities. Courtney and I discuss how she worked through her mindset issues of what people would think of her, and her motivations for stepping outside her comfort zone.

If old stories or insecurities around what other people think of you are holding you back from living your best life and starting whatever business that you desire, this episode is going to be just the push you need. Tune in to be inspired by Courtney’s story, and to find out how taking action can change your life too!

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[:26] Jessica introduces her guest for this episode — Courtney Gow. [2:36] How would Courtney describe her working relationship with Jessica? [3:04] What does Courtney do, and what kind of business is she in? [4:34] How long did it take for Courtney to decide to do the business side of doTERRA? [5:57] How did Courtney work through her fears and self-doubt to start her business? [7:58] Courtney shares her personal moments of realization in her doTERRA journey. [12:10] How many hours does Courtney work on her doTERRA business per week? [14:41] Jessica and Courtney discuss the flexibility and autonomy her business offers, especially to stay at home mothers. [17:09] Courtney was worried about what people would think of her embarking on a network marketing business. How did she work through her mindset issues? [21:41] What are Courtney’s goals for her business? [25:32] Visit Jessica’s website to find out more about doTERRA and how you can be a part of their team. [26:25] Courtney leaves us with some final words of wisdom.


“I definitely regret that I didn't jump in sooner.”

“I don't think I was putting enough confidence in myself.”

“I’ve kind of found that stepping outside of my comfort zone has been one of the most empowering things about this whole experience.”

“I know that if I put in the effort, and put in the time to this, that I’m going to start seeing amazing results really quickly.”


It Girl Radio Jessica Nazarali Work with Courtney and Jessica (doTERRA)

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