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Freedom with Nicole

Freedom with Nicole

By Nicole Steffens
Freedom with Nicole is about equipping & empowering young people to create freedom in all areas of their lives. Nicole Steffens founded 'Freedom with Nicole' (her personal brand and podcast) to inspire people to chase their dreams, ignore normal expectations and create a life of freedom. Nicole is a young, passionate Entrepreneur who opened her first gym when she was only 17. Now at age 23, Nicole owns 4 gyms to keep helping more people improve their life. She was also named The 2019 Downs Woman in Business of the Year. Sit back and enjoy the podcast episodes!
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My First Ever Radio Interview!!! Exercise & Wellbeing in COVID Isolation with Kramer from 4AK Station...

Freedom with Nicole

My First Ever Radio Interview!!! Exercise & Wellbeing in COVID Isolation with Kramer from 4AK Station...
Wow! My first ever radio interview happened at 7:20am on Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th of April 2020! I'm over the moon to say the least, and so so grateful for the opportunity.  I was a bit nervous to listen to myself back! However, it turned out really great and in fact there's so many helpful points and tips jam packed in the short 8 minutes of air time.  In this interview, we chat all things wellbeing, isolation, getting started with exercise and routines.  If you want to tune into 4AK, it's 99.5 on FM and 1242 on AM radio.  Enjoy! 
April 24, 2020
What does suffering, perseverance, character and hope all have in common?
When I read this passage on the weekend, I felt instantly in my heart that this passage of text is for the time we are going through right now.  Everyone in the world is in some way or another affected by COVID-19. But how does this tough time, serve a great purpose?  How does this problem, actually lead us to more hope and help us be a better person both mentally and morally?!  How does pressure create a proven character in us? How can you use this time to challenge yourself to achieve a greater potential, rather than just focusing on the crisis' at hand?  Enjoy! 
April 08, 2020
International Women's Day Message at Toowoomba State High School by Nicole Steffens
This is a 10 minute keynote I delivered at the Toowoomba State High School for International Women's Day. I share my hardest battle with contemplating my life, focusing on the wrong drivers and not knowing my purpose. Vulnerability and motivation is delivered throughout this to challenge the audience.  Enjoy! 
March 16, 2020
Building Toowoomba's Future with David Janetzki
In this episode, I interviewed MP for Toowoomba South, David Janetzki. We chat about millennials, family, politics and changing the world. You also will find out what David's plans for the future of Toowoomba are and why he is so passionate about this...
February 21, 2020
Changing Career Paths, Building a Business & Fitness Model Competitions | feat. Nicole Hall
We sit down with Nicole Hall, from Nicole Hall Fitness, and explore her journey through finding her passion, starting her own business, becoming Covergirl for Oxygen Magazine and winning fitness model competitions.  This chick is inspiring and she truly will pump you up to take control on your life and raise your standards!  @__nicolehall @nicolehallfitness
January 28, 2020
Live Interview with Nicole Steffens from 'The Real Her Project' VIP Event!
Our host, Nicole Steffens, was interviewed a few months ago by Casey from The Real Her Project.  This is the audio of the live interview event.  Casey dives deep into Nicole's early life, business start up phase, her expansion phase and her biggest challenges and lessons in life and business. This interview goes deep and it also will leave you feeling so energised and excited to take your business and life to the next level!  
January 06, 2020
Changing your perspective on what's of worth in your life | Ft. Becky Lamb | TV Presenter, Influencer, Model & Mother
What's really important in your life? Is it the materialistic things you place value in, or WHO YOU ARE as a person?? Where are you getting your value from?  Becky Lamb shares with us her experiences of her life - where she started, some of her achievements, her life now and the lessons & struggles she's faced along the way!  Find Becky on social media here - @becky_lamb & on YOUTUBE TOO! 
December 23, 2019
Struggling with fears holding you back? What to do when FEAR overcomes you... | Ft. NICOLE STEFFENS | Multiple Gym Owner & Our Podcast Host
Do you ever find at times of your life you can become a bit more fearful or worried than normal?? Maybe when changes happen, you're pushing to a new big goal, or someone says something about you.... Fear can trigger us all in different ways.  Yet, if we let is trigger ourselves and control us... it ultimately will hold us back from our greatest potential and happiest life! So what should you do when fear arises?  What is the antidote to fear? What do fear and love have in common!? Listen in.... ALSO!!!! IMPORTANT!!!  Do you want to WIN a FREE 1 on 1 30 minute coaching session with Nicole?? Simply, leave a 5 star review and comment on this podcast and you'll go into the draw to win. The winner will be announced in 2 episodes time. Make sure you write a review too, so we can see your name to enter you into the draw, thank you!
December 10, 2019
What to do when you're not fulfilled & how to turn your life around | Ft. Holly Louise - The Fit Pharmacist
Holly Louise has an incredible life story, of how she was diagnosed with and then overcame some of the worst health diseases, to then becoming a Pharmacist, to now owning two businesses!  Holly is an online Trainer, cafe owner & body positivity advocate. What I love about Holly, is her messages on social media and programs are real & relatable, they are backed by science from her Pharmacy background, and she doesn't promote any fad diets or unrealistic body and diet expectations.  She has taken some pretty huge risks and worked really hard to make it to where she is today (which you hear all about in the podcast) and I loved learning from her story.  So here is it! I'm excited for you to listen! Enjoy and please DM myself or Holly on social media and share your thoughts about this episode!  @thefitpharmacist_
December 02, 2019
How to breakthrough mental battles when achieving fitness goals | ft. Sophie Grace | Sports Nutritionist, PT & Competition Coach
Sophie Forkgen has an inspiring story and message about fitness, nutrition and mindset, especially related to her Fitness competing and coaching!  We explore Sophie's life from childhood, to her first competition, to becoming a PT, to where she is today!  Please follow and connect with Sophie on Instagram - @misssophiegrace_
November 26, 2019
What really is FREEDOM? & do we get FREEDOM from the external or internal? BTW...Welcome Back | Solo Episode with your host Nicole Steffens
Welcome back to the second season of this podcast with Nicole Steffens! We introduce you to.... "FREEDOM WITH NICOLE" Episode 1!  In this episode your host, Nicole Steffens, explains why she decided to rebrand this podcast and why this podcast exists.  After chasing the external and worldly "success", Nicole was still unhappy and unsatisfied. She learnt that chasing the money, cars, business success & boys wasn't truly fulfilling. What social media shows us of what "success" is, isn't actually setting us "free" though!  We keep looking for external, materialistic things to get our happiness and freedom from.  Yet.... we are still left empty, insecure, thirsty and searching. Confused even.  So if freedom doesn't come from the external, does it come from the internal?  Nicole has her own story to share about what she found out on her entrepreneurial journey of chasing 'success' and 'freedom'.  See more about Nicole here -  Please connect with us on social media and send in any questions or thoughts you have about this podcast episode - @freedomwithnicole Please leave us a review here on the podcast too! xx
November 18, 2019
COMING SOON!! Podcast Re-Launch & SNEAK PEAK of what's to come from the 18th of November....
All brand new episodes, a brand new message & brand new guests!  Ramp up to bring in your 2020 with the Re-Launched version of this Podcast. We introduce to you, from the 18th of November, Freedom with Nicole - Episode 1!!! We interview Sophie Grace, Becky Lamb, The Fit Pharmacist (Holly Louise), Ellie Kate, Tamara Northam, Bek Strachan and many many more interesting people!  All to inspire & empower you to create FREEDOM in all areas of your life!! 
November 13, 2019
How to Overcome Mental Health Battles | Lauren Kate | Speaker, Coach, PT & Single Mum
Do you struggle with depression and/or anxiety?  Do you have friends that struggle with a it or a negative mindset?  Lauren Kate has been there herself, is a single mum & has had many many ups & downs in life.  After going through some of her hardest times & finding fitness, she started building a blog which has now turned into a huge Instagram community of over 85,000 people.  She's one of the realest people I have seen online & she shares with us how to overcome mental health battles, how to support friends through it & how to live a love you love! @__laurenkate
June 15, 2019
How to Leave Your 9-5 Job & Work From Home | ft. Robyn Louise | Business Owner & Personal Coach
Robyn hit rock bottom when she was working 9-5 which lead her to go deeper within herself and discover personal development and spirituality. She now runs a business with her partner Lewis Mocker and is a personal coach. We asked Robyn all about her relationships, business and mindset, listen in to find out more!  Find Robyn here:  @robynlouise12
June 02, 2019
We Talk All Things Social Media, Influencers & Relationships with Tyla Yong! Co-Founder Social Palms
Ever wondered what it takes to build a strong social media, deal with daily online hate & start a business with your partner?  Tyla Yong is a true inspiration! Her authenticity & vulnerability online separates her from the other millions of "inspo" accounts that you'll find online.  If you've ever wanted to build an online following, start a business or find out what it takes to have a THRIVING relationship, this is the podcast episode for you!  Follow Tyla here: @tylayong @shetheroar @socialpalms
May 20, 2019
Energy, Intuition & Mindset | Nicole Steffens & Sarah Huddleston
Ever asked yourself, 'how can I have more energy?', 'how can I be more positive?', 'how can I have more love in my life?'. In this episode Sarah Huddleston interviews our Host, Nicole Steffens, about her life, mindset, leadership, self awareness, energy, intuition & beliefs.  We go deep, real & vulnerable in this episode about Nicole's beliefs & life.  @sarahgracehuddleston @nicolesteffenspt
April 22, 2019
Why University Won't Help You Achieve Your Dreams | Casey Mason | The Real Her Project
After Casey Mason graduated University, she didn't she wasn't passionate to pursue a career in that industry!  Casey overseas trying to figure it all out, and stumbled across online businesses!  She began 'The Real Her Project' to help women know what they really want & then achieve it, by connecting them with the Role Models & helping them with the mindset to achieve their dreams.  I love Casey's story & vision, and I know you will too... @therealherproject 
April 13, 2019
How Start Your Passion as a Side Hustle | Tayla Coleborn | Founder of Born The Label
How 2x Back Surgeries Led Her to Starting an Active Wear Label .... Most people let set backs, push them back.  Especially if it's not only one back operation, but two back operations!! Tayla Coleborn instead turned her pains during the rehab, into the inspiration to starting her Clothing Label!  Tayla also shares with us how she handles her mindset, consistency & working a full time job while launching this business.  #sidehustle  @bornthelabel
March 31, 2019
How Ending Up in Hospital, Led Her To Start Her Own Business | Ft. Steph Taylor - & @socialette
We follow Steph Taylor on her journey through her corporate job, burn outs, starting in business & finding & following her passion!  She has GOLD to share with us about taking action, balance, overcoming burn out & achieving freedom in your business.  Listen to her journey & follow her here:  &  @socialette podcast!
March 17, 2019
Starting Your Own Clothing Label with Maria Reko, Founder of Doll Clothing Collection
Ever had dreams to live an amazing life that you love & inspires people?  But... never thought you had 'enough' money to make it happen. Maria Reko, started her amazing & unique clothing label, Doll Clothing, with $0. She has had to think differently, approach problems differently & work harder.  But look at her go! She's making her dreams a reality!....  Check her out @mariareko & @dollcothingcollection !
March 10, 2019
How She Built an 8 Figure Business in 5.5 Years | Ft. Tara-Jay | Entrepreneur, 3 x Business Owner
Tara-Jay will leave you feeling empowered, ready to take on the world & busting to overcome anything standing in your way. She's gone from a corporate job she wasn't happy in, to building an 8 figure business.  After receiving the worst delivery service, she thought, 'I'll fix this problem' & started her own high end delivery company, 'The Van That Can'. She has now revolutionised that industry & began a business coaching company as well.  We also have a very special present for all our listeners today! Tara is giving us a HUGE 50% Off her online Female Business Coaching Course 'Passion To Profits', click this link - Enjoy!
March 03, 2019
How I Opened a Gym at 17 Years Old | Nicole Steffens | 22 Year Old, 3 x PLC Gym Owner
Today, I interview myself! Your host, Nicole Steffens, is a 22 year old Gym Owner, Entrepreneur, & the Founder of 'The Girl Who Dared To Dream'. I share about where & how I started, I tell you my story right from Primary School to NOW!  I reveal some of my hardest, most challenging moments in business (I almost wanted to quit!) & I share my biggest successes, plus my mindset.  I share why I am soooo passionate about doing what you love, & not going to university or following the 'traditional route'. 
February 24, 2019
How To Back Yourself Confidently to Become Successful | Ft. Katie Stevens | 4 x Business Owner & Influencer
Katie Stevens (@misskatiestevens) is a young, successful Entrepreneur, who currently owns 4 businesses, all focused around helping people feel good about themselves.  Katie started her first business when she was 18 yrs old, she's learnt how to grow from challenges, love failure & move fast.  She has inspiring messages & stories for you all, & a mindset you can definitely learn from for your own life's success. We would love to see you at the next Minding Her Business Event! Grab your ticket here -
February 17, 2019
How to Go From Employee to Business Owner | The Classic Kate | Beauty Salon Owner
Kate never thought she'd own a business! For 7 years, she worked in the salon she now owns! When her old boss was getting close to retirement, she saw an opportunity, took a leap of faith & imagined a new future for herself!  1 Year into owning the business, 27 year old Kate is on FIRE! & there's no stopping her now she has a taste for more possibility. She isn't stopping at just one salon.... Let Kate's story inspire you to dream bigger & take the leaps of faith that may scare you. Find Kate on Insta - @the_classic_kate & @classicbeautytherapy 
February 10, 2019
Overcoming Pain to Create Your Best Life | Ft. Teanna Born | WFF Pro, World Champion & Miss Universe
Holy wow! How this chick has turned break ups into breakthroughs is UNREAL!  If you're going through any struggle, a break up or any pain, this episode will help you turn around your mindset & perspective! Teanna Born (@teannabornfitness - follow her for massive fitspo!) shares with us how she continually turns negatives into positives & uses set backs as a reason to work harder towards her dreams.  She's a WFF Pro, World Champion & 2018 Miss Universe, plus, she's been an Oxygen Covergirl!  Watch out world, she's coming for more as well....
February 05, 2019
How To Quit Your Job & Follow Your Dreams | Ft. BRITTANY NASH | Fitness Influencer
Welcome to the very first episode of The Girl Who Dared to Dream, featuring Brittany Nash (@britt.nicolenash)!   This girl broke off her engagement, sold her house & quit her full time law job to follow her dreams... she's had some massive challenges & some massive breakthroughs.  Her strong mindset is very inspiring & she won't let anything stop her.  So let's hear her story & her advice to you...
February 03, 2019
COMING SOON! The Girls Who Dared to Dream...
 Your Host, Nicole Steffens, 22 Year-Old Entrepreneur & Speaker, is bringing you weekly, inspiring interviews with incredible young females who have dared to follow their dreams. This isn't your average podcast, this podcast will show you the strategies & mindset that it takes to be successful. If you have a BIG dream, then SUBSCRIBE & listen up! The interviews are coming to you weekly from the 4th of February! Here's a sneak speak ... 
January 14, 2019