Yep you read it right. I got electrocuted.

It was my own fault though. I recently participated with 3 other girlfriends in Tough Mudder.

For those that don’t know, Tough Mudder is a 20km SAS like course, with 20 obstacles and a whole lot of mud along the way, just to make it a little more challenging.

Yes you could say I’m a little crazy but I was really up for the challenge.

The thought of doing Tough Mudder really frightened me, particularly the obstacles that required going through water and electric wires.

My friends and I registered about 9 months before the event date and not a week went by that I didn’t think about calling to tell them I was pulling out of the race. The fear of what was ahead made my stomach drop every few days!

But, I knew if I didn’t show up to take on the challenge I would be disappointed in myself for the rest of my life.

So finally, the big day was here.

I have never seen so much mud in my life! It was actually quite fun to get that muddy. At least now I know what it would be like to do mud wrestling!

But I digress. Most of the obstacles were not too difficult.

I’m not afraid of heights so I guess that made the climbing obstacles easier.

At about the 12 km mark I was thinking to myself, how much fun Tough Mudder was and how I might do it again next year.

Enter The Electric Eel!

This obstacle required you to commando crawl through muddy water under electric wires that gave a 10,000-volt zap every 3 seconds.

THIS is the obstacle that I feared the most.

I have never touched an electric fence, have you? In Australia, there a a lot of electric fences on our farms and I knew there was a reason I steered clear.

But alas, I was here now, in front of the obstacle with 2 of my friends who were willing to tackle it!


As you can see I hesitated at the start but I threw myself into the challenge, put my head down and went.

The first half was fine and them BOOM! I get zapped, dead in my tracks.

Now if it hadn’t been for the marshal on the side who said to me keep going, I would have let my fear overcome me and would have got stuck there.

When I heard her words, I mustered every ounce of courage in me and I kept going. Kindly, there were another 4 zaps to come, but I made it through.

We all have everything we need inside of us to be successful and happy.

You are the master of your mind and your life and you really do get to create whatever you want, if you get taught how.

Support is everywhere, you just need to ask!

Find your own marshal, or mentor or coach or support person that will be there to advise you, teach you and support you along your entrepreneurial and life journey.

You will wonder why you didn’t do it sooner!

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5601f463-e030-448a-b79d-17f461f7b3fdSimone’s purpose in business is to change the way women think, so that they can change the life they lead. She believes everyone is a leader, title or no title and that leadership is not about creating followers, it’s about creating leaders. Women are more powerful that they realize, yet we are taught to shut our brilliance off from a young age. Through The Liberated Leader program, Simone assists women to tap into their brilliance and truly lead their lives and be the inspiring example for others to do the same. Simone has over 17 years in sales and account management for major multinational companies as well as over 6 years experience running her own business. Bringing over 20 years of personal development study as well as certifications as long as your arm Simone works with women 1-1, in groups, in workshops and also loves to speak!

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