Forbes New York is honoring Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis and her podcast with a cover and an article!
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By JOSE REBER
JUNE 29, 2023
In a world full of inspiring individuals, Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis stands out as a remarkable woman who has embraced life’s challenges, conquered her fears, and embarked on a journey of self-discovery. As a seasoned traveler, polyglot, and multifaceted professional, she has captivated audiences through her podcast, “Most Memorable Journeys,” and has made a lasting impact as a writer and hypnotherapist. With a mission to help others break free from their comfort zones and pursue their dreams, Elisabeth continues to leave an indelible mark on the world.
Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis has traversed the globe, having explored over 100 countries. Her podcast, “Most Memorable Journeys,” takes listeners on a captivating expedition as she shares her own travel experiences, anecdotes, and lessons learned along the way. From remote corners of the world to bustling cities, Elisabeth’s stories paint vivid pictures of cultural immersion, resilience, and personal growth. Her unique perspective and ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds make her podcast a must-listen for anyone seeking inspiration and a touch of wanderlust.
Beyond her podcasting endeavors, Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis has also established herself as a renowned public speaker. She has graced stages in the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, Romania, and Dubai, captivating audiences with her motivational talks. Her ability to weave personal anecdotes with profound insights into human potential has earned her recognition and praise from audiences worldwide.
As a hypnotherapist, Elisabeth empowers individuals to overcome their fears and limiting beliefs, encouraging them to step outside their comfort zones and embrace their true potential. She firmly believes that the comfort zone is where dreams go to die and advocates for personal growth through self-discovery and resilience. Her clients have benefited from her guidance, experiencing transformative changes that have propelled them towards fulfilling lives and the pursuit of their dreams.
Elisabeth’s journey to success was not without its challenges. Born to a 16-year-old mother and raised by her grandparents, she faced adversity from a young age. Enduring bullying and lacking parental guidance, she discovered her inner strength and resilience. At the age of 13, she began working to finance her language lessons, driven by her aspiration to become a tour guide and explore the world. The challenges she faced fueled her determination to succeed, and she emerged stronger, equipped with invaluable life lessons that continue to shape her path today.
Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis’s remarkable achievements have not gone unnoticed. In 2020, she was honored as the Global Woman Director of the Year, recognizing her outstanding contributions to her field. Additionally, she received an award from the Greek and European Police Association for her 17 years of service as an interpreter and consultant. In 2023, she was nominated at the prestigious Red Diamond Awards in Cyprus, further solidifying her reputation as a force to be reckoned with.
Elisabeth’s wisdom and life lessons have the power to inspire others. She believes that the past should never define one’s future and encourages individuals to take control of their lives by making conscious decisions. Her mantra of embracing kindness and rejecting arrogance and greed serves as a powerful reminder of the transformative impact that compassion can have in today’s society. Having traveled extensively, she affirms that kindness has been the key to her success, allowing her to forge connections and achieve her goals effortlessly.
Looking ahead, Elisabeth Villiger Toufexis envisions a future where she continues to earn a living while traveling the world, podcasting, and conducting captivating interviews with individuals from all walks of life. Her aspiration is to inspire others, particularly those who believe it is too late to embark on new ventures. With her podcast as a testament to her own late-blooming success, Elisabeth aims to prove that age is merely a number and that we are never too old to pursue our dreams.
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