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Citizen of the World by Kathleen Parisien

Citizen of the World by Kathleen Parisien

By Citizen of the World
Welcome to Citizen of the World, the Podcast where we dive into deep talks about our true potential and the importance of shining our lights to live purposeful lives. Every week, host, Kathleen Parisien delivers fresh content on the creative process so you can make money being yourself. Enjoys talks about everything from life, travel, business, entrepreneurship, marketing, travel and more to give you all the motivation you need to live a life by design.

Citizen of the World the Podcast aims to inspire action outside your comfort zones to get paid to be you.
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Step Outside Your Comfort Zone for Self Discovery

Citizen of the World by Kathleen Parisien

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone for Self Discovery
Are you someone who prefers to stick to what you know? Do you feel like taking risks equals failure? If so, it’s time to change your mindset. Stepping outside of your comfort zone is the key to self-discovery and growth. You’ll be surprised at what you’re capable of when you challenge yourself. So, don’t be afraid to try new things, even if they make you a little uncomfortable. It’s worth it! Let’s explore in depth what your comfort zone is, and what self-discovery is!
September 06, 2022
Discover the Power of Search Engine Optimization - Keyword Research - To Start Your Dream Business
Untap the power of digital marketing with fundamental keyword research. Say goodbye to throwing spaghetti at the wall and seeing what works. Instead, let analytics drive your decision-making. Data-driven decision-making is the way to success and it starts with keyword research for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Say goodbye to cold calls as now your business can show up in search engines when people are searching for products or services, using keyword research. If you set up your business properly from the beginning with keyword research then getting customers to your business will be easier. By thinking about keyword research and basic SEO principles before you start a business, you can grow your business quicker by ranking on Google and Google maps. If your target audience aka future clients can find you on Google and Google maps, then growing your business will be much easier. Think about SEO before starting a business or buying a domain name. Here are the 3 biggest takeaways about the importance of SEO and keyword research: 1. Let the data drive your decision-making. You want to choose a business name and a domain name with a strategic keyword in it. 2. You want to build a content calendar with long-tail keywords so you can create on-site blog posts with your strategic keywords in mind. 3. Use Google Ads Words Planner.  If you want to start a business but don't know how to get started with SEO, then reach out to me for a free consultation. Reach me at or visit my website - Remember, your business deserves to be found on Google and Google maps. Forget about lengthy business plans, and instead invest in SEO from the beginning!
June 13, 2022
How does curiosity lead to success?
Discover how curiosity leads to success on the Citizen of the World Podcast. Carve out more time to be curious and to pursue your interests because that spark within you, is the universe talking to you. When we're curious about something, it's a call to action to see where this curiosity will take us. You never know if following your curiosity can lead to a new business, or to having the life of your dreams. Being curious physically stimulates your brain so that alone is exciting. Just as we work out our bodies, we build our muscles, we move our joints, we get the blood rushing - we should also be thinking about how to stimulate our brains. Since you are listening to this, then you already know that listening to podcasts really helps with brain stimulation. This quote from Elizabeth Gilbert in Big Magic is priceless “Living in Big Magic is pursuing a life of curiosity instead of fear”. Instead of hiding behind our blankets, we actually go into the unknown to pursue our curiosity. Yes, it is scary to start a business, book a vacation to an unknown location, or follow your dreams. It’s scary to go outside your comfort zone but by trusting the universe and having faith, that’s where you can start to see all the colours that life has to offer us SO essentially being curious, is a move away from being stuck in our comfort zones. It’s the curiosity, the quest for knowledge that begins the transformation. We don’t know how one decision can change our lives. The decision to follow our curiosity as when we do decide to do something different, a whole new world of possibilities arises. We need to be comfortable with not knowing the outcome, but still following our desires. So, let’s explore ways that we can be more curious: Ask questions - Especially open-ended questions where we actually have no idea where the answer will come from. Ask lots of questions and don’t be afraid. Ask for help - We can learn more from others. If you want your career to move in one direction, you can ask for advice from people in that field. People love talking about themselves and what they do, so don’t be afraid to reach out to other humans Never get bored - I know that when I start to feel bored, it’s time to start learning something new. Don’t be afraid to say I dont know - even if you're talking to a client, it’s better, to be honest and to want to find out the right answer than to pretend you have the answer. Especially if you really dont know - just say so! Love to learn - Enjoy the thrill of reading about something new. Enjoy the process without questioning what’s the point Find joy in your curiosity - Following your curiosity can also be considered a form of self-care. When you explore something that is of interest to you, you’re investing in yourself. Do it with joy and ease instead of making it feel like a burden.
June 01, 2022
How to be a Soul Led Entrepreneur - Run A Soul Led Business
Building a business should be an exciting, fulfilling experience. Are you ready to listen to your soul and let building a business be fun and easy? I’ve got news for you - your authentic, spiritual self, has what it takes to run a business. In fact, if you’re listening to this, then it means your soul is craving creativity, imagination, innovation, joy, freedom and entrepreneurship. Becoming a soul-led entrepreneur means bringing your authentic self into your professional space. There is no need to separate your yogi self from your professional self. No, instead it means letting go of your ego, trusting the process, acknowledging that success exists on an energetic level and doing what you’re called to do. I am where I am today because I followed my intuition. It’s ironic because I spent my 20s trying to figure out what I could do career-wise. I felt so lost working 9-5. From a young age, my soul, my spirit was telling me to be an entrepreneur. I just didn't know-how. I did know what I didnt want. I wish I would have had a mentor back then to tell me all the things I know now. But I do know, that when you’re feeling lost, it’s because something needs to change. And, they say that change doesnt come until things get really bad. Things for me got really bad when I was 6 months pregnant. I hated working in what I was doing, yet I had already started my marketing business. Since I had income coming in, I didnt focus 100% on growing my marketing business. Yet, when I suddenly lost my main source of income, that’s when I had no choice, and to go full-force into developing a digital marketing agency. Looking back now, it’s clear that this is where I was meant to be all along. 1. Have faith 2. Trust the process 3. Know your core values 4. Focus on being in service 5. Concentrate on long term goals & gains 6. Think investment, not expense 7. Surrounding yourself with soul-led entrepreneurs 8. Be authentically you Looking for a Google success partner? Someone is a soul-led entrepreneur who will help rank your business to the first page of Google and Google maps? Book a free consultation -
May 26, 2022
5 Ways to Change Your Perspective - Citizen of the World - Season 2
A global citizen is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world – and their place in it. They take an active role in their community and work with others to make our planet more peaceful, sustainable and fairer. So, this podcast is all about tapping into your self-realization to live a compassionate, joyful, free life where you are shining your light to serve your soul and the world around you. Together, let’s turn anxiety into power so that you can shine your light and live a purpose-driven life. I want to help eliminate suffering, and confusion by tapping into your true potential. Citizen of the World the podcast is part of the solution to make the world a better place. Less crazy, and instead built a life of joy, empowerment, and abundant opportunities. Citizen of the World is not a travel podcast. I know I can reap the same benefits that travelling brings without actually travelling. You can Change Your Perspective on Life without all the logistics of having to travel! Now, I feel this need to be grounded. Of ways to get out of your comfort zone without having to actually travel the world 5 Ways to Change Your Perception Without Traveling. 5 things you can do within your own city to gain a new perspective and a fresh outlook on life. Try a new restaurant I’m always searching google maps for new restaurants when I’m travelling. For some reason, I dont do this enough when I am in my own hometown. By trying new restaurants and experiencing new cultures, you can really gain a fresh perspective. Visit a friend at the other end of the city If you're going to go to a park, hiking, or shopping, let your friend choose the destination. Getting out of your own neighbourhood allows you to get out of your comfort zone in a small way, that can make a big difference. Experience a different rhythm without all the logistics of travelling. Be spontaneous I love to just walk different streets. Walk around without a real destination. Be open to the world around you. I recommend walking instead of driving because it's through walking that you really get to experience your environment. Go with the flow and just see what happens. Disconnect - leave your phone at home. Talk to people. Drive or walk without a real destination. Just leave your phone somewhere else so you can be free. Tap into your true potential by being mindful about disconnecting from your smartphone. Spend time alone. Visit a local museum, restaurant, park, or anywhere. Just go alone as it’s so powerful to go within. Get ready to be refreshed by spending time alone. You can seriously raise your vibration through new experiences, alone. For so long I wanted to run away and travel. That’s what my book is all about. I still feel the need to gain new perspective and travel, but not as much. I can do things within my own city to give me that same sense of aliveness without booking a flight. I hate routines. My soul wouldn't let me work a 9-5 job. I am so lucky that I followed my intuition to be an entrepreneur. Instead, I thrive from being a soul-led, creative entrepreneur.
May 12, 2022
What can death teach us about life?
We often look at life as it’s a constant and as if it’s everlasting, and while at some level of mysticism, life may very well be perpetual, but what I’m talking about is our time on earth. As human beings, we’re busy making plans, always under the assumption that we have time, but death reminds us that tomorrow isn’t guaranteed. As a society, it’s taboo to speak about death, as we tend to focus on the living rather than what happens after death. But what can death and dying teach us about our lives? Especially as citizens of the world who want to live out their true potentials. Can death remind us of how sacred life is and inspire us towards our dreams faster? What can death teach us about life?
August 09, 2020
How To Get Clients For Beginners
Have you started a new business? If so, congratulations are in order! Now, are you wondering how to get clients?  Selling is your opportunity to showcase yourself and your services to the world. You can do it! Have you considered working for free? Continue reading this article for how to get clients for beginners. Are you wondering how you're going to pay bills? Worrying is a waste of time, but planning and taking strategic action will show results. Are you wondering how I can get clients online? I'm here to help. Selling and writing are two of my specialties. I've been successful in commission sales, and have learned how confidence and authenticity are the essentials to selling.
June 13, 2020
Take Action Towards Your Goals
The more we believe, dream, and aspire, the more the universe gives us what we want. I’ve recently started accepting clients for my SEO writing services. Before starting, I asked the universe to give me what I wanted. An opportunity to truly be my own boss, work from home, help small businesses grow, and exercise my creative writing skills. I got a new client this week, and have a total of 6 businesses that I work with! It’s incredibly exciting. It’s even more amazing that I made this happen. Through the law of attraction, taking action and stepping outside my comfort zone. Today I’m unleashing my secrets so you too can be your own boss. Take action towards your goals today!
June 13, 2020
Take a Leap of Faith and Start a Business with Yannick Jean-Jacques
In the Citizen of the World book, I share my daring adventures of quitting my 9-5 job for personal growth in Brazil. 6 months in South America, and then almost in a year in Israel taught me how to live outside my comfort zone. I learned to take a leap of faith and start a business because I had faith, life experience, and practical skills from my travel experiences. Thankfully, those experiences brought us to the Citizen of the World Podcast! Today we have an inspirational guest, Yannick Jean Jacques. From Yannick, we can learn how to take a leap of faith and start a business, or two, or three!
May 16, 2020
What is the Importance of SEO? Learn 5 Tips for Writing SEO Friendly Blog Posts
Today, I'm sharing insight, specifically about growing your online presence. If you ever wanted to start a business, this will give you insight on how you get clients. And, if you do have a business, this will help ensure more traffic is driven to your website. As, if your website is not  search engine optimized, then your website is stuck in the internet limbo. You could be on the 100th page of google, and who the heck is going to find you there? Bring your website to third, second, or even first page of google with SEO. So, what is the importance of SEO? SEO, will increase revenue for your business. If no one can find your business, what is the point of being in business? In this VLOG and Podcast, I will answer "What is SEO?" and "How to write SEO friendly Blog posts?"
May 04, 2020
Why MLMS are Great
Christian McGee joins Kathleen Parisien on Episode 17 of the Citizen of the World Podcast to talk about why MLMs are great. Often, people have nothing good to say about network marketing. This is so unfortunate because being a multi-level marketer enables personal growth, and financial freedom. Christina McGee has her own podcast, Talks with CMcGee, where she educates on why MLMs are awesome. Christian enlightens us on what it's like in the day of an MLMer. Christian highlights when you're not trading time for money you have time for personal growth, can have financial freedom, and a community of like minded people to lift you up and keep you motivated.
April 23, 2020
How to Find Strength in Pain
Welcome to Citizen of the World Podcast, this is episode 15. Today I want to inspire action outside your comfort zone by addressing pain. I disclose how to find strength in pain. We all have experienced pain in one way or another. But, do you let your pain bring you down? Do you live in your pain? Instead, find strength in pain with the tips I will provide in this podcast. Finding strength in pain is a choice you have.
April 12, 2020
How to Make Positive Changes in Your Life
How to Make Positive Changes in Your Life?! I'm here to share with you how to make positive changes in your life with 10 positive change examples. Get practical advice that you can use to change your life. How to change your life for the better starts here, with Citizen of the World. Every one of us has a unique gift, and purpose to fulfill. These positive changes will lead to a better world for yourself, your family and your community. Take small steps to change your life today, to see results tomorrow.
April 06, 2020
14 Day Meditation Challenge
Learn about the benefits of meditation. Participate in a 14 Day Meditation Challenge to relax, reduce stress, and achieve a relaxation response to balance out your overall well being. Learn 3 different ways to meditate. Focus on what you can control. Focus on your own health, mindfulness and start meditating today.
March 28, 2020
Self Discovery and Make Money Being You
Take time for self discovery and make money being you by building a freedom business. Explore self discovery questions to inspire your own freedom business. Each and every week, I share thought provoking discussions to help inspire action outside our comfort zones. This week, enjoy self discovery questions to make money being you. We can all shine our lights, get paid to be you, and live a life of freedom. Want to say goodbye to your 9-5 job? The future of work is entrepreneurial, my friends!
March 15, 2020
How to be Successful in Commission Sales
A lot of people want to quit their 9-5 jobs, work from home and get paid to be you! One very profitable and realistic way to work from home is to be a commission sales representative. Learn top 10 tips for success in commission sales. If you're already working in commission sales, or you're thinking of quitting the 9-5 rat race, I'll help boost your confidence, to boost your sales!
March 10, 2020
Get Off All Inclusive Resorts - Visiting the Arch of Cabo San Lucas
Hear my experience of visiting the Arch of Cabo San Lucas. Listen to why to avoid all inclusive resorts, and how to visit the arch of Cabo San Lucas for only $12. Listen to the advantages and disadvantages of staying on an all inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas Mexico.
March 02, 2020
Life in a Skoolie with Max Leisure
Today were learning about life in a skoolie with max leisure. Candice, her husband Phil and their dog Cooper have given up the 9-5 life, for life on the road in their Skoolie! What is a Skoolie? What it is like to live on the road? Become inspired with Candice and learn a lot about making decisions, comparing ourselves to others, and following your dreams! Check out Max Leisure
February 21, 2020
Tap into your Creativity
Let’s dig into the episode this week, which is all about creativity. Let’s all untap into our creative strengths this week. Creativity flows through all of our veins, but how many of us actually tap into our creative strengths? Ask yourself, when was the last time you were creative? Do you give yourself time to play and imagine? Become inspired to tap into your creative process today with Kathleen Parisien.
February 15, 2020
Denise Blake Life Coach
Citizen of the World Podcast features Denise Blake, Health and Life Coach. Denise, a former foster youth helps women tap into their potential, to align to their life's purpose. Through life coaching and helping others, Denise feels like she is fulfilling her purpose.
February 09, 2020
Tips for Entrepreneurs with Guest Ilya Shifrin - Doctor Appliance Repair Ottawa
Learn tips for success with business, customer service and positive thinking with Ilya Shifrin. How to start a business, and how to embrace risk with business owner and entrepreneur, Ilya Shifrin. Aim to solve problems, and build relationships with others are key fundamentals for success in business. Gain a new perspective with Citizen of the World Podcast.
February 02, 2020
Eckhart Tolle A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose book review
Let's tackle questions like “I don’t know what to do with my life” and "what is my life's purpose?". Learn the ego definition and how you can awaken to your life's purpose with Eckhart Tolle's A New Earth. Learn to change your perspective, and how to let go of the past and how to let go of anger. Subscribe at
January 29, 2020
Do your own thing in Negril Jamaica - Part 3 of 3 Jamaican Podcast Series
Travel Jamaica your own way. Get off all inclusive resorts to do your own thing in Jamaica. I will talk about the joys of solo travel. Learn non touristy things to do in Negril, Jamaica. Are you taking action outside your comfort zone to follow your dreams?
January 19, 2020
Homestay Lessons Learned in Jamaica - Part 2 of 3 Jamaican Podcast Series
Learn how to book authentic travel experience all around the world. Gain insight on the lessons learned while staying with locals in Jamaica. Stay with locals in Jamaica for an authentic travel experience. Reach Kathleen directly at
January 10, 2020
Stay with Locals in Jamaica - Interview with Rasta Saska - Part 1 of 3 Jamaican Series
Want to know how to immerse yourself into a culture? Looking for an authentic travel experience by staying with a local family? Kathleen Parisien stays with a local family in Jamaica, and tells all in the Citizen of the World in Jamaica Podcast Series. Learn the Jamaican way of life and enjoy an interview with Rasta Saska. Reach Kathleen directly at
January 08, 2020