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Julia Watson

Inspirational Speaker

Julia is the author of the recently released memoir, Breakfast, School Run, Chemo, chronicling life as a mum of four daughters, living with stage four bowel cancer.  Since her diagnosis, she has learned how to live her best and most authentic life, despite great adversity and speaks around the issues of a terminal cancer diagnosis, living in the moment, learning how to stop glorifying busy, going after your dreams, body confidence issues, and believing in yourself.  She has also written several articles, for Fairfax Media’s Essential Baby.

Where were you born?

In Melbourne, Australia.

What other jobs have you had?

Before having a family I worked for more than 10 years in the hospitality industry.

What themes are recurring in your work?

Loving and accepting myself for who I am, and empowering others to do the same.

What have been the highlights of your career?

Having my book published in September, 2015.

Where have your works been published?

My book through Black Inc Publishing, articles on Essential Baby, and several guest posts for high profile bloggers.

What are you passionate about?

Living authentically, being real, human rights, and social justice issues.

Haven’t I seen you before?

I appeared on an episode of 60 minutes in August, 2015.

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