About 2½ years ago, I had the opportunity to work with an incredible woman while she was still a student in Toronto — Dr. Ashley Margeson. She graduated as a Naturopathic Doctor about 18 months ago, and what is truly amazing is that she’s really taken the world by storm. Now, I wasn’t surprised by this at all — but what I find so fascinating is to really delve into the journey she’s had since graduating. She has accomplished so much and has several initiatives on the go.

Ashley is an incredible entrepreneur whom I respect deeply; she is someone who has been consistent in her ability to try new things, be willing to fail, and confidently move forward while inspiring others.

This episode, we get into her hacks of entrepreneurism, how to get through the flights and expedite your sense of recovery when you land on the other side, how to keep going as a female entrepreneur and craft your environment to help support your momentum — as well as accelerating your growth! Ashley also shares the three important questions you need to ask yourself to help set yourself up for success and achieve your goals.

Key Takeaways:

[1:35] About my incredible guest today, Dr. Ashley Margeson

[3:13] What Ashley has been up to since her graduation.

[5:32] What is helping Ashley right now — as we speak — to help keep her going!

[6:20] What is in this IV Ashley is hooked up to and how they leverage IV therapy at Cornerstone Naturopathic.

[7:34] How an IV therapy can help you before travel.

[9:51] How do we support women as entrepreneurs?

[12:50] Set yourself up for success by figuring out your answers to these three, important questions.

[27:04] How Ashley is crafting her environment to help support her momentum.

[29:26] About Ashley’s current initiatives and her views on persevering through failures.

[36:34] What Ashley would like her legacy to be.

[38:50] Dr. Ashley Margeson’s key performance indicators!

[48:00] Where to follow and find Ashley online.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Cornerstone Naturopathic

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

Elite Bridal Wellness

A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman’s Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy, by Sarah Lacy

More About Dr. Ashley Margeson

Dr Ashley Margeson bridges the science of the body with the wellbeing of the mind, by infusing the everyday routine with nutrition, recovery and movement-enhancing insight – ensuring that your health works for you, not against you. She works with passionate people; mums and dads, athletes, go-getters, professionals, retirees and entrepreneurs to optimize their performance and their lives.

Dr. Ashley found her unwavering belief in the power of social change and a dedication to advocating for sustainable food security during her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at Acadia University. Following a brief hiatus to work for the Canadian International Development Agency in Ghana, West Africa she went on to obtain her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She has since amassed an impressive portfolio of certifications from the top clinicians across North America, ensuring she is using the best available evidence, research and technology to serve her patients.

Dr. Ashley was named one of Acadia University’s Most Notable Alumni at the age of 24, one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50, Under 40-Year-Olds at the age of 25 and received the Humanitarian Award upon graduation from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is the medical brain behind “From The Doctor’s Desk” – a biweekly column in the Chronicle Herald; is the resident Health Expert for CTV Morning Live Atlantic and runs a little tech company on the side – enabling companies and organizations to be best support their employees health and benefits through data-driven testing and optimization.

Connect with my Guest:

Websites: AshleyMargeson.com and CornerstoneNaturopathic.ca.

Other Projects: Elite Bridal Wellness, 21Day Teatox, and Corporate Wellness.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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“Health isn’t about … doing everything perfectly and spending a ton of money; it’s about doing all of these little things each day that set into a routine that feeds your soul.”

— Dr. Ashley Margeson

“I think each of us inherently has a story that we’re meant to tell and if I can tell my story in a way that allows somebody else to step into their own, then I’m accomplishing my job.” — Dr. Ashley Margeson

“So when you can figure out who you are … everything else gets easier because you’re not trying to match yourself to somebody else’s expectations.” — Dr. Ashley Margeson

“Stand behind what your truth is and what your definition of ‘having it all’ is.”
— Dr. Ashley Margeson

“When we’re talking about … the life you want to be living … what you really want to be thinking about is: What do I want to be known for?” — Dr. Ashley Margeson

“I want to be known for enabling women to support each other.” — Dr. Ashley Margeson