Booking Tara as a Guest

Tara Wilken Owner & Founder of Courageously Living

Tara has experienced significant periods of caregiving and loss throughout her life. Which has given her a profound understanding and empathy towards individuals facing similar situations.

Her company, Courageously Living, focuses on providing resources and gifts for situations that are often intangible, like caregiving or grief.

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Experience with Caregiving

Tara has done a lot of caregiving over the years.

Growing up her grandma had narcolepsy so she learned early on how important timely mediation is.

Since those early years, she undertook a lot of caregiving responsibilities as her grandparents aged and dealt with numerous illnesses.

Recently her mother under went 3 heart surgeries in under a year, so lots of caregiving was added to her plate.

Your subscribers will gain insights on how to: help mange all the complexities of caregiving while remembering to take care of themselves too.

Let's Chat: Email Tara

Different Types of Caregiving

Tara has started labeling and talking about different types of caregiving. Because she feels caregiving often just gets lumped together. And there are so many differences in responsibilities, care and even the support caregivers themselves require.

Your subscribers will gain insights on how to: understand the different types of caregiving so they can better manage their schedules and their loved ones schedules.

Let's Chat: Email Tara

Tara has been to more than 50 funerals and celebrations of life.

Tara's earliest funeral memory is not having her white shoes come anywhere close to touching the blue funeral home carpet. She was 3.

She has since dealt with grief for close family, not so close family members, friends and 8 co-workers.

Her first co-workers death was less than 3 months after she graduated college.

It's fair to say she has experienced a lot of grief in her life. And she is willing talk about any of it.

Your subscribers will gain insights on: grief and how it can sneakily show up in their lives. Along with how Tara has dealt with her own grief over the years.

Let's Chat: Email Tara

Dogs, Dogs and oh and Dogs

Tara grew up with big dogs and currently has two rescue German Sheperds.

She is pretty happy to cover any dog topic, including why she created Comfort Cards for Dog and Cat loss.

Your subscribers will hear some great dog tails to inspire and uplight them.

Let's Chat: Email Tara

Origin Story of Courageously Living (hint it started as a Joke)

We won't give away the story, but her first product was based on joke.

Which is even weirder when you consider the compassion and empathy of the Courageously Living gifts and resources.

Ask her about it!

Your subscribers will gain insights on how to: uncommonly start a business and laugh along the way.

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Entrepreneurial journey lessons, frustrations and tips

Tara loves helping other entrepreneurs on their journey by sharing her lessons and wins. And the messy parts.

One of her secrets is integrating astrology with her business.

Depending on your audience, we can talk about how astrology helps her in her business or not. Up to you!

Your subscribers will gain insights on how to: navigate their own entrepreneurial journey.

Let's Chat: email Tara

What to talk about something else?

Tara enjoys talking on a variety of topics.

Did you find something interesting on Courageously Living's site, maybe you're interested in a deeper dive into Quiet Spots or any of her self-reflection topics. Tara is willing to chat about it all.

And if something new comes up in an interview, she is probably more than happy to chat about that too.

In your email email be sure to call out what you what to chat about.

Your subscribers will gain a great story no matter the topic you want to chat about.