Be gentle... with yourself, with others + with the planet.

Be gentle… with yourself, with others + with the planet.

Youth Mentor, multi-award-winning Business Coach, Hay House Author, Gentle living advocate, Vegan, Nurturer, Creative, Entrepreneur, Aussie, Cancer-survivor, Sagittarius, Type 9, Peacemaker, Rebel and HSP… a few of the ways you could describe me. 😅

After a 2 year battle with stage 4 cancer in my 20’s, I reallllly love exploring ways to live, and work, gently. And I love helping others, particularly the next generation, to take care of themselves, feel awesome, find their purpose, save our world (too much pressure?!), etc! 

If you want to do business gently in your own unique way, or want to support the next generation somehow, I’m your person. 


Parents/teachers/mentors, this is for your teens. Free downloads, an online academy, workshops around Australia, school curriculum, best-selling book for teens + more.


Share your wisdom + support young people to shine.  Learn a bit more about our award-winning Youth Mentor Training and find out if you have what it takes to be a youth mentor with our free quiz.


Get support to grow your gentle business. I’ll hold space for you to figure out the next steps and find your version of gentle. 

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My first book for teens, ‘Shine from Within; a teen girl’s guide to life,’ is now out worldwide with Hay House.

Find it around Australia in Big W, Dymocks and all good bookstores as well as bookstores anywhere in the world. You can get in online here.

Photo credit: Renee Bell [one of our youth mentors + photographer]

Current insights, tips & research about teens from the front line for parents, educators and mentors.
Amanda Rootsey, founder of teen holistic personal development school Shine From Within and coach to youth mentors all over the world, interviews experts about what’s going on for youth today.  From psychological insights to practical advice on how to hold a safe space for teens, it’s your short burst of inspiration and motivation amidst the crazy world of teens and tweens!

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