Take a Look Behind the Curtain
with Allison Sutter, Author of Accelerate Your Mojo: 7 Empowering Steps Ignite
Intuition, Shake off Fear and Unleash the Real You
About Allison Sutter:
Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. My first job was
making salads at a local restaurant. In college I was a camp counselor in
the summer, taught skiing in the winter and a nanny for a few awesome families
while at school. I become an elementary school teacher upon graduation. I taught
in a few small private schools starting out, then moved on to The Latin School
of Chicago and Catherine Cook School of Chicago several years before leaving
teaching to stay at home with my first born.
Q. What was your
Q. What Highschool and/or College did
A. Charlevoix High School, Michigan State University for my
Bachelor’s Degree , DePaul University for Master of Education Degree
Q. Who is your favorite author?
A. Elizabeth Gilbert
is your favorite recording artist or song?
is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
A. Ellen Degeneres Show
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Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. Watching movies and
Q. Who is your greatest role model?
Q. How do you define success?
A. Success is being able
to intentionally create outcomes you desire while having fun along the way.
Q. What is the secret to your success?
A. Being able to relax into
the idea of what I want, before it appears, precisely so that it does
appear—sooner than when I try too hard or stress. Also, being able to see the
good side of any situation and using it to enhance my life, in some way or
another. I love knowing life is just a series to little things and that these
little things make a big difference.
Q. If you could live anywhere
in the world, where would it be?
A. Maui, Hawaii or Somona, California
Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. When my middle child get grumpy,
picks at me and I break down and get mad because she's mad. I hate when
that happens. I tell myself it won't happen next time. It does. She's
the one person in the entire world who can get me to leave my happy place when
she's grumping at me non-stop. I love her more than anything, too.
She's really such a good girl.
Q. What historical figure do you
most relate to?
A. Joan D’Arc
Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. Not being more open with my feelings when I was younger. I was very shy
and quiet. I wish it had been easier to say how I felt. I could have told my mom
how much I loved her before she died more easily. She passed just after I turned
20 from pancreatic cancer and I was still being a crappy, conflicted, hard
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest
A. Learning to listen to my inner guidance system and
decoding my reality and my feelings. I love being able to get back into my happy
place fast, no matter that is happening outside of me or the world, at large.
Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you and your
A. This is the advice I always give my kids when they feel like
the world is caving in on top of them: don't worry about it. It's
really no big deal. Everything is always working out for you; everything is
always going to be okay. It you relax and enjoy the ride more things really do
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