Podcast #343:


Thinking bigger about what is possible in your life feels risky, but it’s the most important thing you can dare to do. 

In this episode of The Confidence Podcast we’re chatting about: 

  • How to even start thinking “bigger” and why you should do it
  • Why thinking bigger makes some of us freeze
  • 5 ways to start thinking bigger



Here’s what’s different:

  • It’s short and sweet. (30-minutes!)
  • It shows you how to get your next breakthrough. (Um, amen, right?!)
  • It’s is free of any sound/tech issues. (Hallelujah!)

And since I know you’re all about your personal growth and your next breakthrough right now, you gotta jump into this!

Grab a spot, we have a session with some seats still open today! Go to www.trishblackwell.com/webinar and register. I’ll send you a free workbook to go along with the masterclass, so check your email as soon as you register … this is a POWER-PACKED PUNCH to your confidence.

I’m convinced that this is the start of your next breakthrough.


Maria Kench – Absolutely Amazing!

I have been listening to your podcasts for a few weeks now. Trish you are just absolutely amazing! I’m a mom with three kids and a hausband who works the midnight shift. So being able to juggle being a working mom, three kids and managing my household can be challenging. I have found your podcasts to be truly inspiring and I love listening to at least once a day. thank you for all you do for the community! You deserve 10 stars! Thank you for giving me that boost in the right direction to becoming more confident.



Some quotes to get you inspired to think bigger: 

“Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.”

“Action cures fear.”
― David J. Schwartz,

“Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn’t stuck with the present”
― David J. Schwartz,

“Look at things as they can be, not as they are.”
― David J. Schwartz,

“The point is this: Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others. To think big, we must use words and phrases that produce big, positive mental images.”
― David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big

  1. Starting to think bigger comes from deciding to. 
  2. Dare to live as thing can be – with faith and optimism 
  3. Decide that you want to be a person of significance, not simply success.

Significance comes from thinking bigger than oneself.

Book Recommendations:

The Magic of Thinking Big, by David J. Schwartz 

(1987, 6 million copies sold) > https://amzn.to/33EIVSb

Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny, by Tony Robbins > https://amzn.to/2KD95xs


Thinking bigger makes us freeze because it’s




And it rises up thoughts and questions about

-our potential

-our power

-our worthiness

We freeze most frequently because we think “who am I to…”

We freeze because we are driven by comparison – either other people are more qualified and we write ourselves off, or we see other people as not having ambition and so we settle in for “good enough”

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”


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  1. Understand that it’s risky either way.
  2. Claim boldness for yourself.
  3. Practice being uncomfortable with the unknown.
  4. Reframe what you think about failure.
  5. Work with a coach or someone you can share your vision with.


I am cheering you on – if you’ve been thinking about getting a coach, or about taking this confidence thing / personal development thing to the next level, then I want to personally invite you to join us in The College of Confidence (www.collegeofconfidence.com).

Membership is cancel-at-anytime, you can come for a month or stay for years … it’s the Netflix of life coaching, all at the affordable monthly cost of $57/month. I’m so confident in the life-changing, mindset-transforming power of the COC, I offer a 30-day-money-back guarantee.

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You have nothing to lose, why don’t you come and give us a try?!


Hi Trish,

My name is Hanna and I recently started listening to your podcast on Spotify. By recently I mean three days ago and I have already heard more than 10 episodes!

I am a 25-year-old girl from Colombia, I went to college in San Antonio, Texas, and I am currently living in Bogota. I struggle with anorexia and I am glad I bumped into your podcast because I am actually going through a rough patch right now. These past three days of listening to your podcast have been really good for me. It has really helped me change my perspective on life and on myself, and I’m sure this is just the beginning, and that I will continue to grow and learn from you.

I just wanted to thank you for that. For using all that you’ve learned in life to help others and encourage others to love themselves and serve people. I’m also glad you believe in God because I am a firm believer that if we always give our 100%, God will permanently have our back and help us out. I think He was the one that lead me to you.

You’re totally awesome, and I admire you deeply.



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