Do you make goals but not keep them?
Do you wish you could meditate or exercise on a daily basis?
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The Mindset Mastery Package – is ideal for those who need a clear strategy on how to shift from Not Enough to Plenty.
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This 3 Month Group Mastermind Coaching Program works to shift your mindset so that it includes Healthy Habits as a part of your regular and daily life.
We often spend more money on our haircare and skincare than we do on our own mental health. Living Mindfully means to step outside yourself to gain perspective; to observe your actions, your thoughts, and your feelings so you can better align with your deepest values and goals. What are your values? What are your goals?
This is an online incubator for busy people to work with me directly for 3 months so I can support them on their time management and accountability as they build Self Care and Healthy Habits into their daily lives once and for all without feeling lost or chaotic. This Healthy Habit Mastermind Group allows time to work privately with me as well as within our small group.
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Do you take care of others better than yourself?
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Do you drink too much, eat too much and want to curb it?
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Burnout is not something that happens overnight. It is a state of chronic stress and, like a slow leak, overtime takes the air out of us. We feel ineffective and exhausted. We have trouble sleeping, thinking and keeping our cool in situations where we absolutely know staying calm is the better option. Burnout feels like we have lost control.
This package is a program where caretakers, parents, busy executives can set aside the overwhelm, the anger, the mental and physical fatigue for a moment and consciously shift your attention to yourself. Working with me, and taking responsibility for yourself and your life, and with absolute clarity, we will see where your boundaries got wobbled and your self care got lost. We will build a step-by-step process of mindfulness and design a life where we start and end everyday getting your own needs met first. First, we meet our own needs and then we have something left over to give to others. When our needs are met, we can then serve others without resentment.
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Are you going through a big transition right now?
Do you feel a bit lost on how the next phase of your life is going to unfold?
Are you wanting to do some private yoga lessons and practice the difference between letting go versus letting be?
The VIP Package – is ideal for those who want one-on-one personal attention and private yoga lessons to learn how to shift the physical and mental energies that keep us stuck, whether it be from injury or stagnation.
A Personal Development Course
Transitioning between one yoga pose to the next requires the same from us as we transition from one phase of our life to the next. Whether you are getting a divorce, turning into an empty nester, or shifting out of your long time career, shedding our former self require the same things: a willingness to move, a mindfulness of how we feel and a great big breath can leave us feeling peaceful in a place of stability and ease. Using the Yoga Path of Wellness Private Yoga Lessons Package, here we will walk the path together; in body, in mind and in spirit. Each week, we will see where you are and where you are going by playing with the breath, with movement, with mindfulness. You will shift from the past, to the present and gently lean into your next great thing.
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Well, of course, we are all judgmental to some degree or another – we are human. We judge ourselves and we judge others but are you excessive? Are you downright mean? This week I have been exploring the idea of standards with some clients and have been pondering it with myself. What standards have you decided, perhaps unconsciously, that all people should live by? What standards do you hold for yourself? I continue to find that lots of us hold standards for ourselves that even we can’t live up to. What kind of crazy rat race is that? Ponder it. What do you believe is the right way to be? To always be on time? To keep the house to a certain level of tidy? To like this politician is the right choice but to not like that politician is the wrong choice? We all do it, of course, making choices is part of living your own individual life but where do we cross over to thinking we can control others? How can we live more mindfully? Ask yourself: where are you most critical with yourself and your loved ones? Ponder: What if the way you are seeing it isn’t the ONLY way? Uh, yeah. Tara Brach, a psychologist and meditation teacher, tells the story about a cute sweet dog you see in the woods. You go to pet the dog and it tries to bite you. Now, you no longer think the dog is cute or sweet, you feel angry and perhaps fearful of the dog. Then, all of a sudden, the wind blows and the leaves that...Learn More
About 7 years ago, I had just finished teaching a very fun Yoga for Beginner Class at the then Oak Park Yoga. In a great mood, immediately following the class, I was sitting in my car at a red light listening to NPR. There was a story on about something I was interested in. I can’t remember exactly what it was and what exactly was said, but if I recall it was something about breath. As I was waiting for the light to turn, the announcer said something that COMPLETELY contradicted something I had JUST told my class about breathing. I mean, it felt like it was in complete opposition to what I had just shared with a group of people minutes before. I do not remember the exact sticking point but what I do remember is the moment I heard this said on the radio, the exact moment my body flushed with this horrific embarrassment, was the exact moment one of the students that had just attended the class pulled up next to me. As I sat there completely flooded with shame and self- loathing, she rolled down her window to tell me what a wonderful class and wonderful teacher I am. I’m her “favorite teacher to study with”, she said and now she is off to “have an amazing day”! The light turned green and off she went. I sat there stunned. How could I have gotten that so wrong? Was I misinformed by MY teacher? Was the announcer and her subject from a different thread of contradictory learning? How would I rectify this understanding for myself,...Learn More
Grief and I can’t care what people think. I’m done. I am so humbled to the mystery of life. I sway back and forth to the dark nights that hover around me all the time, the bullies in the bushes. I am humbled. Humbled also to the mystery of the deep unknown because where exactly is he? I can feel a playfulness in the heavens, in and all around me, hugging me, smiling at me – like a playful little rendevous around me all the time. I’m ballet-toeing on the edge between the knowing and the unknown. Today the storm is thawing. There is heavy ice melting. The sky is overcast and it’s an unseasonably warm day. The grounds are soaked and the sounds of dripping water is everywhere. It’s a crisp cool air blowing in my face. I need to write this down. What down? That there are sales and leasing signs every where I look? Do you feel me now? I looked at the porch door, and just as I thought, it’s swollen from the storm and no longer fits in it’s frame. The door banging is added to the background. Write this down: I am satisfied. Here, I am satisfied. I see the beautiful orchid, it was a gift, just freshly ice-cubed by me for the umpteenth time. It’s such a bright spark of paint on an otherwise grey day. I am so humbled. Humbled to the mystery of life, I sway back and forth… I am satisfied....Learn More
“How do you feel?” If you have ever worked with me privately or in classes, you will hear me ask this hundreds of times. “How do you feel?” Most of the time, people will respond with “Good” “Bad” “Better”. Yet, those are judgments, as if sad is bad and happy is better. What if that is not true? What if it IS just what it IS? A more interesting examination instead, is to explore the question “how do we feel” and then, continuing on, asking it further “and what does that feeling feel like”? How does a feeling of shame or worry or confident feel on you, in you? Can you go into that feeling curiously and describe it, embrace it even, until it washes away into the next feeling? Can you ride this pattern without getting swept away by it? For example, this morning I woke up feeling slightly agitated which is not usual for me. So, in my meditation this morning, I asked myself, “Okay, agitation, what do you feel like?” Then I spent time really feeling it. It feels like… an unfocused mind…a restless body. Then, we can ask ourselves a pondering question like “what are the thoughts I have swirling today that are causing this feeling”? For me, “I need to shovel out the car again because today is another cold one.” “I have to finish up my taxes today and get this off my plate.” In other words, today tasks feel like the opposite of fun and because I am entertaining those thoughts of things that are irritating to me I keep finding more...Learn More
I’m thinking about money this morning. I’m thinking of the piano lessons, the art classes, the Costco trips, the plane tickets to Florida for the kids and I to visit Nana this Spring. I’m thinking of the money going out and the money coming in. The money going out and the money coming in. It’s quite powerful, observing this flow of energy and the emotions attached. It all started a little while ago when I noticed myself and the way I felt each time I sat down to do my billing. Since the beginning of adulthood, every other week I would be filled with such anxiety and dread as I sat down with my checkbook. Every month, for years, I could feel such feelings of resentment as I would pay my Verizon bill, my Comcast bill, our big-ass Health Insurance bill. Every month, I would feel truly angry about the money that had to go out every month. The epitome of a Scarcity Mindset. At the same time as this, on the other side of my money perspective review, I would hear from potential clients who wanted and/or needed my services of Personal Coaching or Private Lessons but for whatever reason, felt that they couldn’t afford spending the money on them. (I know my services aren’t for everyone, so here I am referring to folks who truly were invested in wanting to do the work but felt they couldn’t commit financially.) I would have discussions with these potential clients who felt that an investment in their Mental Health was too selfish, too risky, etc. Folks who felt that working...Learn More
My grandmother was a world traveler. Most of my childhood, in fact, she lived overseas. She smoked the long brown cigarettes, which felt very sophisticated to me. She was not super snuggly, but I admired her so deeply and she loved me well. When she would come to visit us, or we would visit her, she would greet me in the mornings by saying, “Well, good morning, Mary Sunshine.” It always made me so happy to be in her positive sights. I felt so glad to be seen, to be alive, to be reminded that it was indeed a good morning and I was indeed a ray of sunshine. Her acknowledgement made it more easily for me to see this in myself. “Good Morning Mary Sunshine” told me of my light. Our Healthy Habit this month in the Inner Circle women’s mindset coaching group is building a Morning Routine. I like to teach this habit to my clients, because a solid (and personal) morning routine is the most important Healthy Habit we can build in our daily lives; as it is this one habit that creates the space for all others to follow. It is time for you to be with yourself to organize or set the tone for your entire day. Whether you are journaling, petting the dog, meditating or doing some yoga, this sacred and routined time for you allows you to check in with yourself and keep your inner light burning bright. Think about this, sleeping is a respite for your mind and works as a reset of sorts. Similar to meditation, sleeping allows us to get out...Learn More
Kim Wade has always been a creative individual who enjoys the challenges of living an active lifestyle. She earned a BFA in Theater and has worked professionally as an actor since childhood. She describes herself as a very active person, both physically and spiritually. Her personal philosophy is that joy is an option, feeling our feelings is the key and positive thinking is a choice.More about Kim