133: Sharing Your Personal Life on Social Media: Knowing Where to Draw the Line

Ahh… social media 📲

It’s not usually a favorite topic among health practitioners, because quite frankly it can be the last thing on a very long list of “to-do’s” most days. And if I’m being honest, I find myself grumbling about it sometimes too. 💁‍♀️

BUT it’s also helped me MASSIVELY grow my practice and connect with people just like you!

So, what’s the trick to making social media work for you as a busy practitioner? 

Simple → let your hair down, drop the “professional act” & start sharing about your life!

People want to know about YOU. They want to know what car you drive, what your kitchen looks like, and what kind of laundry soap you use (yes, it’s true, show them your non-toxic laundry soap!). 

Buttt there are some rules of engagement about just *how* personal you should get (at least in my opinion). So press “play” to hear all my juicy thoughts, including:

  • *How much* of your personal life to share
  • Which topics to avoid at all costs
  • Fun and easy ways to create “teachable moments” 
  • How to bring people behind-the-scenes using “stories”
  • What to do if you think your life is “too boring for social media” 

So, whatcha waiting for?

Press “play” and let’s GO.


Gold Nuggets

  • (4:07) Why people follow health practitioners on social media in the first place 📲
  • (5:50) How you can use social media to connect with more patients, plus a great example using chickens (yes chickens) 🐔
  • (11:05) The topics to avoid at all costs – think you can guess?? 🙅🏻‍♀️
  • (12:23) Why it makes so much sense to drop the “professional act” 😉
  • (16:06) My own biggest fear about social media, and how I got over it 😨


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Hi, I’m Ronda Nelson and I help wellness practitioners grow thriving, profitable practices that allow them to work with ease, live a life they love and make an income they can be proud of.

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