Hi, I’m Kelly. And I’m so glad you’re here.
I’m not perfect, but I’m real. I am a mom, a wife, a friend, a mentor, and a businesswoman. I’m an incest survivor. I’m a Reiki master, minister, and a healer. Sometimes, I drink too much. I yell at my kids (I really try to minimize this one!).
These experiences are all a part of me—the good, the bad, and the ugly.
I am messy, I’m genuine, and I’m perfectly imperfect. And now that you are here with me, I hope that you’ll feel free to share your own perfectly imperfect self.
Permission to be real: granted.
Guess what? I recently wrote my first book, The Messy Truth, which will be published by Enrealment Press in the spring of 2018. In the next year, I’ll be rolling out a bunch of exclusive offerings for the people in my tribe, all of which are meant to help you fully and deeply embrace who you are—warts and all.
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YOU MIGHT HAVE SEEN ME
Here’s how I live my truth.
I have a lot of thoughts about a lot of things, so if you’re interested in examining the contents of my always-busy brain, you can check out some of my favorite pieces here.
The Messy Truth is my first book, to be published by Hierophant Publishing in Fall 2017. It’s the culmination of my life lessons and was written to help other women grapple with the large questions around purpose, passion, and joy.
The title comes from my firm belief that the “truth” of who we are and what we are capable of lives in our messiness. “Messiness” has negative connotations in our culture, but to me, it signifies a person’s wholeness.
As women, we are so accustomed to beating ourselves up for being too emotional, too chaotic, too much of everything that actually makes us the powerful, creative, brilliant people we are! My book is something of a love song to the “feminine.” It’s about embracing the things we believe make us imperfect or “not enough,” and discovering that these are the places where our highest potential for joy and creativity exists.
To find out more and to get updates on my book, as well as upcoming courses and workshops, sign up for my personal mailing list.
I’m a speaker and workshop facilitator who spreads the value of truthtelling and authentic living. Below you will also find interviews I’ve participated in through various media outlets, speaking about our vision here at Women For One.
In addition, you can check out interviews I’ve conducted with some of the top thought leaders on personal growth and finding truth.
I would love to speak at your next event. Let me know your needs by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I empower and nurture.
I connect with bold and powerful women who are making a difference and have big dreams: women of all ages and all cultures who are the changemakers in their lives and the world.
I work with your mission and vision, and support you in getting clear and real about what’s working and what’s not. Together, we will define your deepest wishes and create a powerful plan to get you there.
Your life is a journey, and you should be enjoying the ride. I ask you to hold me in the place of your collaborator, your partner, and your sister who is focused on your SHINE.
For a list of products that I’ve developed click here. And, you can reach out to me personally to explore my services at email@example.com.
Welcome to Women For One.
Permission to be real: granted.
We all go through difficult times and times of joy. Overall, though, life is messy. That’s the truth.
Ten years ago when I got divorced, I got rid of anything material and relational that felt fake in my life. I only kept things that meant something close to my heart. Today, when someone walks in the door of my house in Seattle, they see me in present time. They see my love of art and culture. They see a minimalist home, with many photos of my family. They feel welcome and warm. It is with that same spirit of authenticity that I set out to build the Women For One community.
We designed this website as a way to make it a digital home for Women For One. Now that you’ve walked through the door, I want you to feel this is a digital home for you, too. It’s not always clean, and it’s not always perfect. But you are welcome, and I hope it feels inviting to you. I’m so glad you’re here.
I want you to feel you have come to a place where you can belong. You are accepted here no matter what. You are not judged. Here at Women For One, you can be inspired by other people’s stories. You can also be inspired by quotes and conversations by people who have gone through hard times in their lives and came out on top.
It’s my sincere hope you come away with an understanding that we are far more alike than we are different. We are similar in our uniqueness. The irony is that, through our experiences, we figure out how similar and connected we all are.
Each time you come to Women For One, you have the opportunity to hear and read other people’s stories. You can be lifted up and inspired by quotations. And you can connect with me personally - I would certainly love to engage with you!
So how can you engage with me here? Below you will find interviews I’ve participated in through other media outlets, speaking about our vision here at Women For One. You can also check out interviews I’ve conducted with some of the top thought leaders on personal growth and finding truth. Finally, I’m a speaker and workshop facilitator to help audiences get real, and I would love to speak at your event.
Women For One is about empowerment. By sharing and engaging in each other’s stories, we feel less alone. We free ourselves from the idea of that we are the only person going through something intense. Our world opens up as we gain perspective, and we learn that, when we connect and embrace each other in this journey, our lives are deeply enriched.
It’s my sincere hope you share, inspire and grow during your time with us.
We strive to accept every story submitted to our community. There are a few exceptions, but my team is committed to supporting YOU in sharing your truth with the world.
I’m looking forward to hearing your story.
Love yourself in all of your glory, goofiness, messiness and brilliance. – Kelly McNelis
WHAT’S ON MY SHELF
“Kelly McNelis is a wayshower for women! Women For One gives us all the opportunity and permission to stand up, speak up, and share our light with the world, in our own unique way. It is a mission that inspires me to be a better woman. Women For One reminds us of the power of the feminine, the sisterhood that has been so easily ignored, and calls us into inspired action.”
“Kelly McNelis is real, and she has built the platform that gives other women the space to be real as well. By encouraging women across the globe to share their stories, we all have more permission to step deeper into our authentic selves – and the world is better for it.”
“Kelly McNelis has made it her life-long mission to empower women and it is truly inspiring. It is an honor to know her.”
“Kelly McNelis began inspiring me the first moment we crossed paths. Her warmth, dedication, and enormous heart uplift our world. It is my great hope that her voice spreads like wildfire across the globe. Why? Because it is filled with love.”
“Kelly has the uncanny ability to make you feel as if you are the most important person in the room. She encourages you to share yourself with the world, find your talents and give big. Kelly is living the principles of authenticity, truth, and love.”
“Kelly is a passionate and inspiring woman whose global community, Women For One, is a testament to her commitment to making a difference in the world.”
“I connected with Kelly over the internet, through our shared vision of making the world a better place, particularly for women. The minute we “met” on Skype (I am on the other side of the world in Australia), I was instantly drawn to her warmth, her generosity, and her raw authenticity. To be honest, I had never met another person who matched her passion. We have collaborated on The Global Sisterhood, and I consider Kelly not only a dear friend, but a soul sister – someone who constantly inspires me to continue on my path and to continue to live in my truth and power. Kelly and her vision for Women For One will make a massive difference in the world.”
“Kelly is a woman passionate about her subject matter and articulate at delivering her message. She not only has powerful content, but she delivers it so it is relatable and relevant, which made it a fabulous experience. If you get the opportunity to attend one of Kelly’s classes, do it, you will be glad you did!”
“The truth about women is they are inherently sexy. The power of feminine nature and the value of resurrecting a feminine culture shouldn’t be underestimated. Women who are awakened to the truth of their bodies know no limits. I teach women about the Erotic Creature, the Feminine Geniuses and the 5 Layers of Sexy because knowledge is power and power is sexy! There is no shame in fully owning and being empowered by the gifts women are bestowed. Kelly is an amazing woman who is helping to stoke the flames of the feminine campfire we must work to keep aflame. The truth is to be celebrated, so I celebrate Kelly’s work in helping the feminine rise!”