Posted on May 11, 2020
Sola Salon Studios
Is taking care of yourself something you prioritize or put on the back burner? On this episode of Sola Stories, listen as Jennie chats with Amanda Fagan, one of our 2018 Faces of Sola, about the importance of self-care, especially through the COVID-19 pandemic.
This pandemic has affected us all personally and professionally, adding a lot of stress and uncertainty. Listen as Amanda shares her insights into self-care, when she became an expert, and why she feels it is so important right now. She speaks about her self-care rituals and how to make self-care a constant conversation with yourself.
Amanda shares how she is approaching the reopening of her studio and what changes she is making to ensure both her needs and the needs of her clients are being cared for. Listen as Amanda shares what tools she’s using to help streamline and supercharge her grand reopening.
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[01:15] Welcome to the show, Amanda!
[01:42] Amanda speaks about self-care and how important it is for her to stay grounded.
[04:03] Amanda discusses her background, and when she first opened her salon at Sola.
[05:18] Why was that an excellent time for you to go independent?
[07:07] She chats about when she began focusing on self-care.
[08:32] Amanda shares her experience with COVID-19.
[10:51] She speaks about her clients and how special they are to her.
[13:51] Amanda offers encouragement and support to her clients in the healthcare field and gives them advice on the phone about what they can do with their hair.
[17:15] What are some of your self-care rituals?
[19:32] To Amanda, self-care is a constant conversation with yourself, asking yourself what you are feeling and what do you need.
[23:30] Why is self-care so important right now?
[26:32] Amanda shares what she does when she needs the inspiration to get out of bed and start her day.
[29:13] Amanda discusses how she is handling this pandemic with her daughters and doing everything from home like school and dance.
[31:28] What are you doing to prepare for reopening your salon? Are you changing up anything in your salon environment?
[34:10] Jennie speaks about the SolaGenius technology that Sola offers.
[35:11] Amanda shares her last words of wisdom for the listeners.
[36:50] Thank you for sharing everything with us on this podcast and the Sola blog.
[38:06] Thank you so much for being on the show today!
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