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By Ellany Lea • Sep 24, 2019 • 5 Min Read
Enlightenment is a great and noble quest, but becoming the light hurts like a mofo. Awakening rarely glides in like a pretty, pretty lava lamp. It strikes like Zeus' lightning bolt on his worst PMS week. This is the story of reclaiming my greatest loss: my dignity.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 17, 2019 • 6 Min Read
Freedom can mean having all the time and resources to do whatever you want, whenever, wherever, however, with whomever you want. A deeper and truer freedom is knowing time doesn't exist. This is the story of the 4 Levels of Knowing.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 10, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Always say yes and take on more than I can handle, stressing self to the max. 🌀 Hide or fall off the face of the earth when I start to notice that I can’t meet all my promises. 🌀 Chronically procrastinate, poor follow-through (eg. missed deadlines, late fees).
By Ellany Lea • Sep 9, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Present self as having it all together and don’t need anything from anyone. 🌀 Be a know-it-all, constantly correcting others with unsolicited advice, closed off to new insights, lessons, or perspectives. 🌀 Uncomfortable in a room if not holding a position of power or importance (usually the leader, rarely the follower).
By Ellany Lea • Sep 8, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Extremely high expectations of self/others to be good, perfect, altruistic at all times. 🌀 Vacillate between extreme perfectionism and extreme rebellion/non-conformity. 🌀 Take on others’ poor behavior as my own fault, enabling them to avoid personal responsibility and accountability.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 7, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Give away my resources (time, energy, money, body, services, etc.) for free or for very little, as if they were disposable. 🌀 Chronically borrow against my own security and well being, thus perpetually feeling depleted, indebted and/or in survival mode. 🌀 Overstay miserable relationships and/or flee at the first sign of conflict.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 6, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Constantly misunderstood and told to calm down, be quiet and/or stop moving. 🌀 Others are intimidated / overwhelmed by the bigness of my ambition, energy, speed, creative pursuits, voice, etc. 🌀 Chronically repress my needs / desires, never asking for their fulfillment, fearing that they are “too much” for others.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 5, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Design my entire life inside chronic self-sufficiency and/or addictions (eg. workaholism), thus further isolating myself. 🌀 Contort self to be what others want, so to be loved, accepted and/or validated. 🌀 Overstay relationships that I’ve long outgrown because I can’t bear ending up alone and/or abandoning others.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 4, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Stay small and mousy, so not to make noise, make waves or bother anyone. 🌀 Extraordinarily capable and self-reliant, rarely creating support systems that allow others to give to me, thus feeling alone and isolated (curse of self-sufficiency). 🌀 Feel obligated to jump in and rescue / fix everything that is wrong, unable not to.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 3, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Feel like the black sheep of the family, never really fitting in anywhere, and longing for true belonging. 🌀 Carry heavy false belief that life is lonely, unkind or not made for people like me. 🌀 Suffer from severe self-doubt and/or self-hatred due to lack of loving recognition, by self and/or others, of my unique gifts.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 2, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Live in chronic stress / fear that it’s dangerous to be seen (eg. I’ll be burnt at the stake or hacked down to size). 🌀 Shy, always redirect focus on others to hide true self, worth, and/or power. 🌀 Unable not to give to others, even if at my own expense, exhaustion or annihilation.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 1, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Carry the false belief that it’s evil to have (money, love, joy, pleasure), that I need to be poor to be good. 🌀 Chronically borrow against my own well being by over-working and under-earning. 🌀 Crushed under the weight of scarcity, with never enough time, money, opportunities, support, love to go around.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 30, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Rarely content because life is ruled by impossibly high standards of perfection. 🌀 Chronically over-give, over-do and over-compensate just to get the same success and/or validation as everyone else. 🌀 Organize life around duty and survival (eg. debt, clutter, barren home) rather than thriving (eg. beauty, joy, pleasure).
By Ellany Lea • Aug 29, 2019 • 2 Min Read
Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀 Suffer from hyper-vigilance, always waiting for the other shoe to drop. 🌀 Overly naïve and trusting, thus attracting narcissists, sociopaths and/or con artists. 🌀 Take a lot of uncalculated risks, living close to the edge, with few safety nets.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 27, 2019 • 5 Min Read
How do you gracefully keep up the momentum in your business, especially during summer sunshine lulls, back-to-school frenzy, and blink-and-it's here holiday drama? I'm going to share with you the #1 most grounding success ritual I have. It's so simple.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 20, 2019 • 6 Min Read
True time freedom isn't just having the hours in a day to do whatever you want, whenever, wherever, however, with whomever you want. It's experiencing all 4 levels of knowing that freedom from time can occur without doing anything or going anywhere.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 14, 2019 • 6 Min Read
Peacocks eat thorns when food is scare and process them into "feathers with colors and shapes unmatched throughout nature for their extraordinary beauty. So it is with us.” But does all beauty have to come from hard pain? Read on to find out!
By Ellany Lea • Aug 6, 2019 • 4 Min Read
"Rest until you feel like playing, then play until you feel like resting, period. Never do anything else." Could you live by this motto in order to pour grace all over your freedompreneurship journey?
By Ellany Lea • Jul 31, 2019 • 5 Min Read
What is surrender? What is atonement? And what do they have to do with mind, body, heart and spirit liberation from the bondage and abuse of Wounded Patriarchy on women? Read on to witness the unfolding of the Snakes and Ladders game of freedom.
By Ellany Lea • Jul 24, 2019 • 5 Min Read
Ever since I was little, I was called "sweetheart money tree" as a term of endearment... as in you shake it and money falls out. It wasn't until I learned about the term filial piety and studied my clients that I saw what cause overachiever exhaustion. Read on to see it for yourself!
By Ellany Lea • Jul 17, 2019 • 5 Min Read
It's been 6 years of snakes and ladders in writing / publishing land, with no book to show for. Then, boom, 3 seemingly unrelated events collide! This is the story of how I found the thread to my memoir.
By Ellany Lea • Jul 10, 2019 • 7 Min Read
All I've ever wanted was to be free. I didn't know that saying yes to freedompreneurship meant saying yes to a spiritual quest of reclaiming the 1,000 pieces of my soul.
By Ellany Lea • Jun 19, 2019 • 3 Min Read
My hyper-achiever saboteur died. Yay! But... I was always super shocked when it died... again. I mean, had it magically resurrected when I wasn’t watching? It turns out, no, saboteurs don't just resurrect. But they can be laid to rest by attaining the 4 types of knowing. Read on to find out how!
By Ellany Lea • Jun 12, 2019 • 4 Min Read
Though I have embraced moments of "hare" intensity, I'm a huge advocate of the tortoise approach, where slow and steady wins the race. And along the way, there are rites of passage that cannot be avoided. Read on to know why!
By Ellany Lea • Apr 26, 2018 • 7 Min Read
I knew something was missing from The Hero's Journey. I found the missing piece in Maureen Murdock's The Heroine's Journey, an alternate quest mechanism from abandoned girl to reclaimed goddess.
By Ellany Lea • Apr 18, 2018 • 8 Min Read
Understand the mechanism of The Hero's Journey will ensure your safe passage from lone outcast to victorious warrior. This is the story of my quest, taking my coaching business to 16 countries in 16 weeks.
By Ellany Lea • May 4, 2018 • 7 Min Read
The Hero slays dragons to regain power, while The Heroine slays dragons to regain wholeness. But what happens after they return home, powerful and whole? That's when The Liberator's Journey begins to turn a freedom seeker into a liberator.