Focus on WHY

Focusing on the importance of WHY, Amy Rowlinson asks her guests to share their WHY - essentially what it is they do and why they do it. The Focus on WHY podcast is a collection of relatable, uplifting and inspiring conversations seeking to inspire you with differing perspectives provided by guests who are at differing stages in their careers, business and life. The intention of this podcast is to encourage you to focus on your WHY, to enable and empower you to achieve your desires.


215 Time for a Change with Shelley Bridgman

Working with teenagers and young people who are self-harming, suicidal, struggling with their gender identity and finding that life has just got too difficult, Performance and Transformational Change Coach, Shelley Bridgman provides them with the tools of hope they need. Without the vocabulary to articulate what she was going through, Shelley knew from the age of five who she really was. Suppressing it, always nagging away, it was decades later before Shelley was able to remove the mask and reveal her truth. Now Shelley explores the gifts she has to help others to be true to themselves when it is time for a change.



“One thing I've learned from working with people who are on the edge is that they usually don't really want to die but they just cannot figure out how to live and it's a really important distinction.”



As a Performance and Transformational Change Coach, Shelley uses her knowledge of psychology, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy as well as her earlier experience running three businesses.


Shelley performed five one-woman shows at the Edinburgh Festival, wrote and co-starred in a BBC sitcom and performed a one-woman show in Rome and for a seven-night run off-Broadway in New York. These days though speaking has taken over from comedy.

In 1997, Toastmasters International recognised Shelley as one of the top two ‘humorous’ speakers in Great Britain.

In 2019 after an eleven-year fight, Shelley defeated the UK Government in the European Court of Justice impacting thousands of lives across Europe.











Amy is a Life Purpose Coach, Podcast Strategist, Top 1% Global Podcaster, Speaker, Mastermind Host and Property Investor. Through coaching and workshops, Amy works with businesses to Focus on WHY to create people-centred environments, by improving productivity and employee engagement by focusing on fulfilment, values and purpose.

Amy inspires and empowers entrepreneurial clients to discover the life they dream of by assisting them to make it their reality through their own action taking. Helping them to focus on their WHY with clarity uniting their passion and purpose with a plan to create the life they truly desire.

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HOSTED BY: Amy Rowlinson



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