What are Healthy Professional Boundaries for Chronic Illness?

Season #3

What do you do when exhaustion hits at work? How to move on from performing wellness and pushing through at work when you live with chronic illness.

In this episode with guest Amina Altai shares her own evolution of professional boundaries at work. Plus why it's important to identify your own 'story' of work and how work 'should' be done. We also get practical in how to move on from 'pushing through' and doing everything the hard way. How to have the conversation about what you need and why doing shadow work is essential to your Authentic Leadership. 

About Amina

Amina AItai (pronounced AH-MIN-UH) is a holistic business and career coach, proud immigrant and chronic illness advocate. A leading coach to notable leaders, executives and founders—Amina's mastery is in connecting us to our brilliance and teaching us to live and lead from it each day.

Amina is the author of the forthcoming book: 'The Ambition Trap', with Penguin/The Open Field. She has partnered with progressive companies such as google, Roku, Deloitte, Snap, Outdoor Voices, NYU and HUGE.


About Michelle Irving

A pioneer in the Chronic Illness space, Michelle Irving is the founder of Career and Chronic Illness InternationalMichelle has over 15 years experience in Mentoring and Executive Coaching for people navigating their career while living with chronic illness. Career and Chronic Illness programs include extensive, specialised content for authentic conversations about your experience and needs, developing excellent professional boundaries, managing your emotional, mental and physical capacities as well as progressing in your career of choice. Michelle's mentoring and training programs are suitable for people currently working and those returning to work after extended leave.

You can have a career chat Michelle by booking at  at

Connect with Amina

LinkedINAmina Altai

 Instagram: @aminaaltai


Connect with Michelle

LinkedIN: Michelle Irving


Instagram: @michelleirvingofficial

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Music by Avy Summerlind