42: Be Proactive, Not Reactive With Allyn Reid

Allyn Reid is a successful female entrepreneur with many talents and is also Mrs. San Diego 2015.  She never started as a Be Proactive, Not Reactive With Allyn Reidsuccess, in fact she came from very humble beginnings but it never stopped her from knowing her own capabilities to do great things in life.

Find out what help Allyn to be able to create the opportunities she has today and how you can apply this to your own journey to self confidence.


Allyn Reid is Mrs. San Diego 2015, Resident Sherpa at Sherpa Press, Co-Creator at Secret Knock and The Secret of Happiness Event.

Cultural Background

Allyn is of Filipino descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.

Definition of Self Confidence

Confidence is the freedom to be who you want to be at any time.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Life was just a collection of reactions that all rolled into a ball of reaction.

The “AHA” Moment

Allyn understood the power of not buying into stories. Her family did not have means however they figured out a way to put her in an environment where privileged kids went to school. She excelled, pranked and failed like the other kids did. Because she thought she was just as capable as they were, she didn’t know she was poor until she went to one of her friend’s houses.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

For Allyn, life is just an opportunity to create.  She now lives life being more proactive than reactive when it comes to handling situations.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

To be confident in the knowing and being confident in the not knowing.  Question everything, refrain from attaching meaning to everything.

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