Episode 30 – Seeing Beyond Sight with Julie Woods

In this inspiring episode of the You Can Shine Podcast, join Josie as she delves into the remarkable journey of Julie Woods, a woman who redefined her life after losing her sight in 1997. Host Josie Thomson sits down with Julie, a renowned author, professional speaker, and coach, to explore the incredible milestones she has achieved despite the challenges she faced.

Discover how Julie Woods, fondly known as “that blind woman,” transformed her initial despair into a life filled with purpose and passion. In a candid conversation, Josie and Julie revisit their first encounter in Queenstown, NZ, reflecting on the profound impact their connection had on Julie’s journey.

As a single blind parent, Julie opens up about the unique challenges she faced and the empowering lessons she learned along the way. Her story is a testament to resilience, love, and the extraordinary capabilities within us all.

Get ready to be inspired by Julie’s ambitious mission to walk every street in her home city of Dunedin, NZ. Join the conversation as she shares the stories of empowerment and discovery that unfolded during her remarkable quest.

Julie Woods takes us on a virtual tour of her experiences visiting the Seven Wonders of the World, proving that limitations exist only in the mind. Her adventures showcase the power of perspective and the ability to see beyond physical boundaries.

Tune in as Julie discusses the fears she confronted while preparing for a presentation, highlighting the power of overcoming obstacles and inspiring others to see themselves and the world more clearly.

Explore the coaching insights that Julie Woods brings to the table, offering a unique perspective on personal growth, resilience, and embracing one’s true potential.

Join us for an uplifting conversation that transcends sight and encourages listeners to embrace their own journeys with courage, resilience, and a vision for a brighter future.

Tune in, open your mind and heart, and be inspired.


Connect with Julie Woods: https://www.facebook.com/thatblindwoman/

Enliven-U book of inspirations and hope https://josiethomson.com/product/enliven-u-little-book-inspirations/

You Are Not Your Brain online course, for changing bad habits, ending unhealthy thinking and taking control of your life, with Dr Jeffrey M Schwartz & Josie Thomson https://josiethomson.com/you-are-not-your-brain/

The Wise Advocate book – the inner voice of strategic leadership https://josiethomson.com/product/the-wise-advocate-the-inner-voice-of-strategic-leadership/

Wellness & Wisdom for the Workplace for preventative and proactive strategies for positive mental health and growing resilience capability with Josie Thomson

Simple Meditation For Busy People ebook/meditations download https://josiethomson.com/product/simple-meditation-for-busy-people-digital-download/

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  • Lou Harrison says:

    Love this Josie ! What a remarkable woman. There is an ONJ song from her Gaia album Why me, Why not me ! You may like to share this with Julie. Just love it – thank you. xxx