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All I've ever wanted was to be free. Now I am... because I said yes to freedompreneurship... which turned out to be a spiritual quest of reclaiming the 1,000 pieces of my soul.

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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 14, 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   •   May 15, 2019   •   6 Min Read

Hiring a dream team for your online business can be challenging! More so if you're looking for a one-size-fits-all kind of professional and/or agency. Here's a guide that will help you discern what / who you need. Read on to to save time, frustration and money!

By Ellany Lea   •   May 1, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you know about the Four Stages of Adult Learning? It can help define what branding is in one single word. Read on to learn what that one single word is and how I learned it at Courage Camp with Brené Brown.

By Ellany Lea   •   Apr 25, 2019   •   5 Min Read

I love Elizabeth Gilbert's quote, "Fear is the most boring thing about you." It truly is! Fear is the least compelling, least magnetic and most uninteresting about you. And yet, fear takes up such a huge space in our minds, emotions and energy field. What is really beneath the fear? Read on to find out!

By Ellany Lea   •   Mar 20, 2019   •   5 Min Read

How does chicken teriyaki lead to scarcity eradication? How does the death of the inner Diminisher relate to business success? And how can egg tarts be a vehicle to reclaiming my birthright to receive love? Read on to find out!

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 26, 2019   •   7 Min Read

How does a bench lead to surrender? How does a ropes course teach me I mattered? How did a "Balinese healer" show me joy? And how did a sewing club save my life? And how did these moments of chance encounter and awe skyrocket my freedom and success? Read on to find out!

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 8, 2019   •   3 Min Read

The  Level 4 (...meh) Part 2 insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 7, 2019   •   4 Min Read

 This is the Level 4, Meh... (Part 1), insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 6, 2019   •   4 Min Read

This is the Level 3, Transformative (Part 2), insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 5, 2019   •   4 Min Read

The Level 3 "Transformative" part 1, insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 4, 2019   •   4 Min Read

This is the Level 2,  Deeply Transformative (Part 3), insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 3, 2019   •   4 Min Read

This is the Level 2  "Deeply Transformative" Part 2 insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 2, 2019   •   4 Min Read

This is Level 2,  Deeply Transformative (Part 1), insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 1, 2019   •   4 Min Read

This is the Level 1, Epically Transformative, insights and recount of lessons, mentors and teachers that make up the + 10 years of personal development adventures.

By Ellany Lea   •   Jan 14, 2019   •   8 Min Read

At this point on my globetrotting journeys, I mastered being a digital nomad, traveling 20 countries in 16 weeks. So I figured, why stop? I always wanted to visit Argentina, which didn't make it onto Around-the-World 2005 trip because Star Alliance didn't have an airline partner down there. Also on my Facebook feed, I happen to see that one of my former interns-turned-friends now lives in Columbia, countries no. 60 and 61, here I come!

By Ellany Lea   •   Dec 13, 2018   •   10 Min Read

At the end of my work term in Rwanda, I didn't have the chance to visit the Mountain Gorillas, which I had diligently saved up for, because the ministry that issued work permits held my passport until the Friday before I flew out of the country Saturday morning.

By Ellany Lea   •   Dec 12, 2018   •   9 Min Read

I was asked if I always dreamed of visiting every country in the world. "Not at all!", was my answer. All I knew growing up was that I was to born to be my parent's retirement savings account. Read along to see and witness this freedom experiment unfolding, as I following the breadcrumbs Life laid out for me, from crossroad to crossroad, from breadcrumb to breadcrumb. 

By Ellany Lea   •   Nov 14, 2018   •   2 Min Read

I was sat at a restaurant, listening to the sound of crashing waves, and examined more fully the Memory Dress by Sunvibes that I had custom printed and designed. I passed my fingers over the palm trees that drew me to move to Andalusía in Spain, the lanterns from The Daring Way training with Brené Brown that guided me to complete my 16 country in 16 weeks tour  even though my dad passed away at country no. 3, the turtles I swam with who gave me full permission to return aaaaaall the grief I carried for myself and others to the ocean in the form of tears.

By Ellany Lea   •   Nov 7, 2018   •   2 Min Read

Many years ago, I was sitting in my living room, on my furry regal purple rug. I plugged my neon green earphones into my iPhone, took out a white sheet of paper and a teal pen and dialled my coach. I was in my first year of building my coaching business and drowning under punishing anxiety, caused by fear of uncertainty, and worn down by the "marketing grind", with a looming (but illusionary) threat of going back to a 9-to-5 jail cell.

By Ellany Lea   •   Oct 17, 2018   •   10 Min Read

Over a decade ago, when I lined up 5 interviews in 5 days in NYC, got my dream job on day 6, flew home to Vancouver on day 7, and moved my life to

By Ellany Lea   •   Oct 2, 2018   •   12 Min Read

If any past, present or future critics ask, "Why are you going so fast?", ask them "Why are you going so slow?"

If any past, present or future critics ask, "Why are you constantly changing?", ask them, "Why are you prolonging your own suffering?"

If any past, present or future critics ask, "Why can’t you stay still?", ask them, "What are you waiting for?"

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 26, 2018   •   11 Min Read

There is an art and a science to non-conformity... as well as a price... and many, many, many rewards... and multiple soul wrenching trade-offs along the way. It's an intricate (aka neurotic) dance. Freedom is the dream. But freedom isn't for sissies.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 11, 2018   •   5 Min Read

16. The Universe planted sequoias of ambition in my psyche, but gave me a bleeding heart.

17. The Universe pumped adventure into my lungs, but clipped my canary wings.

18. The Universe encoded freedom into my soul, but shackled every limb with gender, filial piety, birth order, personality, cultural, and social chains.

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