Establishing a healthy work life balance comes easy when you know what’s important in life. Kirsten Jackson is a perfect example of star athlete with a balanced life, in addition to her success as an artist the busy wife and mother of two has an insatiable appetite for helping others.
Hard to comprehend how someone can have such a positive outlook on life when at such a young age Kirsten life was thrown into turmoil losing her father when she was just three years of age and at 14 when girls need their mothers most Kirsten lost hers to Leukemia. The ability to find resolve in her life is evident when you hear her speak. Spend just five minutes with this humble Victorian and you will start to understand anything is possible. A renowned artist on a global scale with works spanning the planet Kirsten is represented in Melbourne, Sydney, Queensland, and has art in ‘Cotton on’ head office Australia, ‘Raes at Wategos’ in Byron Bay and the ‘See Hotel’ in Austria.
With a thirst for racing it’s hard to know when Kirsten is at her happiest, she loves the pain and the thrill of racing as much as she loves being with her family. One thing is for sure, pain or not, Kirsten is always 1st to the start line when it comes to helping others achieve their full potential. She is able to draw on a vast array of knowledge as a qualified health coach, personal trainer and a fully qualified NLP Practitioner and elite athlete.
Having run her first marathon at the tender age of 18 Kirsten retired from running soon after but with a burning desire to run again after her children were born Kirsten pulled on her running shoes and continued to pursue her passion for running. To reach her goal of medalling at state level was testament to her hard work and commitment but Kirsten was just getting started.
Now Kirsten has run 14 marathons and over 50 half marathons. Reflecting her standing on the world stage she was invited to compete in the London Marathon women’s elite field, only 160 women from around the world get this privilege. If you have the desire, Kirsten Jackson will give you the tools to create real world positive life changes in your life.