Monday Mumpreneur with Angie Doel

Every Monday we feature a mumpreneur who’s ready and willing to open up their lives to us.  They share with us their motivation, challenges and proudest moments in business and they also tell us how they take time to nurture themselves. It’s lovely to have them here at Mums Got A Business and we hope you enjoy connecting with them too.

Imagine spending an hour working on your nutrition and health goals with a trained professional in a supportive environment.  Imagine setting out the food and lifestyle choices that best support you and your future needs.

Sounds like a luxury?  Well, it's possible with our featured mumpreneur this week.  I love Angie's passion for her work with women and I particularly connect with her need to take time out each day just for herself ~ sound familiar?

Your name: Angie Doel, M.S.

Your website:

Brief description:  Features the life-changing programs that I offer!

How many children do you have? Single Mom of three children - Aura, age 9; Amber, age 6 & Justin, age 5

Where do you live? Cape Cod, Massachusetts (USA)

PC or Mac?  PC

Tell us about your business:  Angie Doel is a certified holistic health counselor who helps women of all ages build self-esteem, self-worth and emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being.  Prior to raising her family, Angie spent more than five years as a family therapist. Today Angie offers a wide range of wellness programs and services in-person, by telephone or via Skype - from individual and group counseling to seminars and keynote speeches.

What motivated you to become a mumpreneur?  I am passionate about helping women & I really desire the flexibility and challenge of owning my own business.

What’s been your biggest challenge in business?  Learning the basics of building a business; my background is in health education and counseling, so it's been a challenge learning all there is to know about marketing and building a thriving business.

How have you overcome it?  Working with a few different coaches and reading everything I can get my hands on!  Also, connecting with professionals online.  I am just surrounding myself with all of the information I can so that I can learn as much as possible, sift through the information, and apply the most appropriate pieces of information to ensure my business success!

What’s been your proudest business moment?  Making the decision to truly commit myself to this endeavor and working very hard for my business to be successful.  I was thrilled to receive an invitation to be the keynote speaker at a retreat for individuals affected by cancer.

What’s your catchphrase or favourite quote?  "Out of clutter find simplicity; from discord find harmony; in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Albert Einstein

What do you do to relax or nurture yourself?  I love running, yoga, pilates and cycling.  Each day I MUST take a few minutes to meditate.  I love taking baths by candle light.  By nature I am an introvert so I really need down time!

What was the last treat you bought for yourself?  An e-book that I really wanted!  I usually treat myself with books (and avoid sweet treats!)

Favourite colour:  all shades of blue

Favourite flowers:  tulips

What one piece of advice would you like to give to a new mumpreneur? Connect with other moms who are building their businesses!  It's so critical to surround yourself with supportive, positive friends!  Learn & take advantage of all the fantastic resources out there.

Fancy featuring as one of our amazing mumpreneurs? Drop me an email over on the contact page - and I’ll be in touch.   Or let me know in a comment below.  And remember to drop by every Monday to welcome our latest profiled mum.