8: The Difference Between Living Your Dream Life and Living In Your Own Private Hell With Yvette Frankel

Yvette Frankel is single mompreneur, pilates and health coach, foodie, blogger, wellness warrior and lifestyle hacker.The Difference Between Living Your Dream Life and Living In Your Own Private Hell With Yvette Frankel

She lives life on her own terms and teaching other women what is possible.

Life wasn’t always that way with Yvette since she lived in the standard of others and was always told to turn the other cheek if something ugly happened.

You and I all know this too well especially as Asian women. We are taught to always obey what we are told to do and never bring any attention which leaves most women angry, empty and trapped in their own lives.

Yvette shares how she was able to get out of her own private hell and now living a life of freedom and adventure that she has designed to her liking.


Yvette is a mompreneur, blogging, internet marketer and a wellness warrior.

Cultural Background

Yvette is of Filipino descent but born and raised in America.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

If it scares you or if you’re scared to do it, good because you need that in order to become courageous.

If it scares you or if you’re scared to do it, good because you need that in order to become courageous.

Definition of Self Confidence

Being comfortable in your own skin and not giving a shit or too much of shit of what others think.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

On the outside, Yvette had the perfect life that any woman would dream of. She was married, had a child and living the dream according to society’s standards.

She knew in her heart that she that something was missing in her life but she felt guilty for having that emptiness inside since so many women yearn for a husband who can provide for a wife.

Yvette stayed married for the sake of pleasing others even though she felt empty on the inside and because she felt empty, more feelings started to come up.  She started to become angry and bored with her life because Yvette knew that she felt trapped in her own life.

No matter what the circumstances are, if you feel trapped, you are trapped and that is never a good thing.

And no matter how pretty the situation looks on the outside, you never know how a person truly feels on the inside.

The “AHA” Moment

When Yvette asked her husband at the time what he looked for in wife, he had a checklist of things that he was looking for in a wife.

This checklist was a list that any woman can fulfill as a wife and it made Yvette realized that she was replaceable since any person can fill the role of his list of things he wanted in a wife.

Yvette knew that it was not the life she wanted to live even if at the time she had no clue what she was looking for.   She knew that if she playing the role of the wife her ex-husband was looking for, she would lose her own identity in the process.

She ignored it for a while since as women of Asian decent, we are always told to never rock the boat and do as you are told.  Be the good girl and turn the other cheek so we don’t draw any attention to us and that is not healthy.

Yvette finally decided enough was enough and she got a divorce from her husband.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Even though Yvette’s life is still a work in progress like we all are.  Don’t forget the journey to self confidence is never ending, Yvette is now living life on her own terms.

Yvette also has a great relationship with her husband as they can co-parent their only son drama free.

Her life is grounded, free, tranquil, adventurous, loving, forgiving, expansive and full of possibilities.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Be careful what you choose to tolerate because what you choose to tolerate you get more of.

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