In this funny, warm and honest conversation, Karen shares the impact the pandemic has had on her business, how she’s managed to shift her focus to a more online model and why it’s still OK to feel not OK all of the time.
Karen is genuinely one of the most remarkable people I’ve ever met. Her own journey through abuse, addiction, homelessness and recovery led her to become a social worker – a job that she has no intention of leaving even though her coaching business has really taken off. The reason she’s so successful – even with the pandemic, is her absolute commitment to showing up and serving her community.
About Karen Marie Johnston
Karen Marie Johnston is a coach, social worker & yoga teacher for addiction & mental health. She organises beautiful retreats, online women’s circles and works 1:1. She has worked with women in the sex industry for the last 2 decades and has been nominated for an ITV National Diversity Award. Her work has been featured on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Women’s Hour’ and Channel 4’s ‘The Secret Millionaire’. She holds hope in some of the darkest environments and has witnessed deeply complex trauma. She wholeheartedly believes in transformation & feels privileged to walk alongside women, as they embark on their own journey of recovery & healing from self-neglect to self-love.