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Executive leaders today face an insurmountable amount of stress and anxiety. When I first started coaching executives, I was nervous. I felt very stressed by my client’s stress and I could feel their pressure as if it were my own. As soon as we’d start a session, my mind would start whirling, my breath
When it comes to making important life decisions, we can choose from two basic states, love or fear. But how do you really know? We may inadvertently base our choices on the values of others –what society deems great or valuable. We can also mull the voices of our peers “in our head” when we’re making our most important decisions.
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between therapy and coaching? It’s a common question that arises in the coaching community and quite often in our trainings. There are three core differences between coaching and therapy Coaching focuses on the now and actions to take for the future, whereas therapy focuses primarily on the
One of the common questions people ask is “What is meditation coaching? What’s the difference between a Meditation Coach and Teacher?” These days people tend to use these titles interchangeably. Sometimes these roles are subtly different, other times, more vast. There are distinctions that exist between the two, which I discuss in this video. It’s
Madisyn Taylor and I did a fun “interview exchange” last year that I wanted to share with you all. This interview was originally intended for our LIBERATE trainees, but since it turned out to be such a great enriching talk, I asked if I could extend our interview to our public audience. Madisyn graciously agreed.
If you feel an inner-call to share meditation, regardless of your background, age or experience, you’re likely being called to be a healing leader. What does it take to lead meditation and provide healing for others? What are the universal signs and challenges we face when you’re being asked to share your gifts with others?
When I first started teaching meditation in Los Angeles, I had never taken a formal “meditation training.” I had studied with my meditation teacher in India and had learned most of my understanding of meditation with him. It didn’t occur to me to get a formal training, not to mention, I don’t think there
Starts Monday August 12th! In a busy, chaotic world, we could all use more downtime. How can we remind ourselves to make it a priority to become centered? How can we learn to maintain that inner-calm throughout the day? We aim to provide this space through our intensive LIBERATE training, but we’re also launching a
How to Create Balance with 3 Types of Boundaries & Energy Awareness Work-life balance is a hot topic. Some people say they don’t believe it even exists. So, is it really achievable? Creating work-life balance is more than an intellectual pursuit. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always look like a perfect pie chart or exact 50/50 percentages,
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani, the co-founder of Mindvalley.com, speaks to Sura about breaking out of her perfect life.
Kristina’s personal breakdown to breakthrough and some other pertinent life lessons. Kristina had it all, she tells me. I believe her, nod and keep quiet. I know there is more to her story so I want to listen to the inevitable “.. but.” Kristina is gorgeous, articulate, and charming. As the co-founder of Mindvalley, a large
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