"It's not what happens to you that defines you, it's how you respond that counts!"

- Josie Thomson

About Josie Thomson

Josie Thomson is a multi-award winning coach, speaker, trainer, business owner, author and single mother of two.

Josie knows what it’s like to face the odds as a two-time cancer survivor and has proven that odds can be beaten. She speaks from first hand experience about bouncing forward with a ‘post-traumatic growth disorder’ and about how to reframe adversity into opportunities for triumph and success.

She is living proof that winning and succeeding in life is a mindset, and she teaches others how to embrace change due to their encounters with life challenges, sometimes in radically positive ways.


An avid learner, Josie has completed masters studies in neuroscience and combines 15 years of corporate experience with almost two decades of coaching to corporate executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

Josie was awarded the International Gold Stevie Award for Maverick of the Year (Difference Maker) for 2014 and AsiaPacific in 2015; The Women in Business Coach/Mentor of the Year 2014 Silver Award in New York City, and AsiaPacific in Shanghai for 2015; and she’s a former Telstra Business Woman of the Year finalist.

She is also Ambassador for Childhood Cancer Support and GreenX7. Josie commits herself to transforming and improving the lives of others.


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You had the team very engaged, entertained and inspired

Firstly a big thank you Josie for facilitating a very interesting knowledge sharing workshop to our team.

I would think for many of our team this would be the first workshop they have witness where the content was key to each person individually.

You had the team very engaged, entertained and inspired.

What resonated most is the detailed description of the brain and how the different sections of the brain work simultaneously to provoke thoughts and actions.

I am sure you inspired many that you are what you think you are and that everyone has the skills to make change in their life.

Libby Baldwin ... National Marketing Manager, Richard Jay

Content really resonates

Josie’s presentation style is kind and compassionate yet forthright which helps her message and content to really resonate.

Jo McCreanor

You have given me the tools

Josie you are brilliant! Your course today has helped me start to finally find the real me that’s been missing for a very long time. You have given me (with your warmth and experience of adversity) the tools to help me finally gain confidence and belief in myself. Thank you.

Raquel Tyson

Giving Back

As an Ambassador for Childhood Cancer Support (CCS), $5 from each sale of the Enliven-U book will be donated to ccs.org.au. CCS is a not-for-profit organisation that helps children with cancer and leukaemia, and their families.

This book of inspirations is filled with messages I've personally written from my own experiences in life. I reflect on topics such as life lessons, conquering fear, mindset, resilience and much much more.

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Thankful ThursdayToday marks my 54th rotation around the Sun. I feel so blessed to be alive, to feel my heart beating, to see the sun rise, to hear the birds ushering in the dawn, to be drawing this breath, to be giving thanks for you. My life has been filled with many magical moments, some heavily disguised as significant life lessons. Each battle I’ve faced, I’ve won. I’m so thankful for every person who has informed my growth. Growing pains are very real... they’ve helped to develop and reveal my true nature.I’ve learned that love is the opposite of fear, and that love is the greatest super power I possess. So on this day that I celebrate my life, I thank you for your love, encouragement and support. You are the reason I offer a piece of my heart each day, and serve to shed more love and light in the world. Thank you for sharing this crazy wild ride called life with me. Jx
Thankful Thursday I’m so grateful for my family and our cultural and family values. Mum and dad have been solid role models for me. Despite the many times I’ve challenged them by my choices, they’ve always loved me through the good times and the tough times. Mum taught me what unconditional love  looks like by her constant loving care for her family. Generous to the core and caring beyond limits. She’s the most amazing host and chef too! Dad taught me how to catch fish and calamari (pictured) and the importance of music and cultural traditions like growing a market garden (especially garlic), making tomato sauce, salami, wine, etc.. My sister is one of the most devoted mothers I know. She’d do anything to help those she cares about and has the most wicked sense of humour. My brother is also a very devoted family man, with talents I’m still learning about. He can fix almost anything, has a big generous heart and has a Trojan work ethic. My children are my heart-loves - they give me purpose, reason to smile and be grateful to be alive every day. They have taught me what unconditional love really feels like. I recognise that I’m truly blessed for the family foundations I’ve experienced. I’m very grateful for that and I’m thankful to see with compassionate heart and eyes, the pain and suffering some others have experienced. I extend my love to you and pray your heart is full to overflowing. knowing you are appreciated for who you are, just as you are, right now in this moment in time. Breathe it in and allow it to settle into your heart. May we remember the unity of our humanity - one world, one love, one family. Jx
It’s encouraging to receive testimonials like this one from Brad Bulow from Sammut Bulow Bennett Partners after our successful executive coaching series together. Can you tell I LOVE what I do?! JT Josie was an amazing support and driver of action throughout our executive coaching engagement. I’m a major shareholder of a 100 staff business, sit on several community/not for profit boards, have a beautiful wife and three amazing children and enjoy a hectic social schedule, however Josie has helped me unpack my commitments, learn how to prioritise tasks and provide me with the clarity in life and business I’ve never experienced beforehand. Josie has carefully crafted the art of being ones mentor, coach, technician, adviser and friend. I recommend the process of engaging a coach, don’t try doing it all on your own. If you want someone whom can provide a fresh and unique perspective to your world via their own carefully crafted lessons and techniques, then I 100% advocate Josie as the professional whom can make a positive change to your fortunes and future decision making.
Are you ready to discover how to bring the power and peace of a daily meditation practice into your life? ✨ Introducing my brand new offering: Calm Your Farm ✨The ‘Calm Your Farm’ online course features inspirations, lessons and guided meditations from neuroscience specialist and mindfulness teacher Josie Thomson to increase the transformative power of meditation practice in your daily life.Can you be more effective, AND enjoy better relationships, less stress, better sleep, plus greater satisfaction?The answer is YES!Whats Included? ☑️  Access to 31 daily meditations delivered straight to your inbox☑️  Lifetime access so you can come back again and again☑️  Guided meditation practices in a variety of lengths to suit your interest and schedule☑️  Introduction to breathing meditation, body scans and loving-kindness practices and much more☑️  Daily inspirational memes to support your daily focus and practice☑️  An extensive toolkit of practical tips and tricks for bringing mindfulness into your lifeRegister now: https://josiethomson.com/calm-your-farm/
Are you ready to make a POWERFUL change and create lasting, extraordinary results in your career and life? I have been interviewed on a FREE online conference called Own Your Power. The panelists and I are sharing our expertise with tips for you to take control of your life by becoming more self-aware, grounded, and in control of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.If you’re ready to become empowered, get unstuck, and take actionable steps to live an extraordinary quality of life, register for FREE here: https://ownyourpower.live/JeffreyJosie