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How do we integrate an infinite cosmic soul into a limited human body?
Where do we belong when we're "too much" for this world, but "not enough" for that world?
How do we be original in the sea of oneness?

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Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

"These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb." ― Najwan Zebian

Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Wait, what?!? You mean to say, that children don't buy cars and townhouses for their parents, do family taxes at 14, oversee all legal and fiduciary duties at 16, pay their parents mortgage at 18, and raise their parents?

Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Regret is a great teacher... once we get over the rabid raccoon phase of frothing at the mouth, fists in the air, cursing at the heavens, ugly crying "Why Me?" Here are 4 more personal regrets.

Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Presenting: four regrets I hope you don't have and three obvious traits of woman entrepreneur chasing their own tail, doing things that aren't useful and avoiding the things that are

Blog  •  4 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Entrepreneurship is like dating. When you're dating your business, are you still flirting with other businesses? Or worse yet, are you getting into bed with your old corporate job? :O

Blog  •  5 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Would you? Would you run into the red light on a big avenida, red light, after red light, after red light? Just to get home. What I learned about courage from a circus performer who did just that!

Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

A 10-day silent meditation retreat is like elective surgery. You know it'll make your life better, but you know there will be pain! Parts of me died at that retreat... Death is good for business!

Blog  •  2 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Less is not more. Less is better. Go-getters and overachievers don't need more stress, more busyness, more overwhelm. We need better. We need happiness. Take the test!

Blog  •  2 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

It's not every day that you decide to legally change your first AND last name. No marriage, no divorce, just because you want your insides to match your outsides. Here's what you can expect.

Blog  •  5 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Being free and feeling are two similar, but different things. I can close my eyes and feel free, but once I open them, I am not free. These are 5 top priority ways to actually BE free.

Blog  •  4 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

You know Maslow, right? And his pyramid-shaped hierarchy of needs. For women overachievers, it's not so much a pyramid of needs, but more an Inukshuk of needs.

Blog  •  3 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

The "it" factor is the sweet spot where calling, profession, vocation, mission and passion overlap. Meet 3 types of overachieving women entrepreneurs who don't quite have "it": The Replicator, The Hobbyist, and The Leaper.

Blog  •  6 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Have you ever wondered, "Do I have a right to my sob story?" I've not been a war refugee or I haven't lost a child. But these PTSD symptoms match my symptoms.

Blog  •  7 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Do you chronically feel unsafe, like a tiger is going to eat you? I'm sharing my private Somatic Experiencing journal entries. May they illuminate your path, thaw your body, and liberate your soul.

Blog  •  5 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

But I'm not a war veteran, how can I possibly have PTSD? Well, trauma is trauma. The nervous doesn't distinguish between the trauma from a bomb and the trauma from grief or neglect.

Blog  •  5 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Freedom never dies, but people do, parts of us do. There's an unexpected well of power hidden within betrayal, grief and death. Let's see what it can do!

Blog  •  4 Min Read Time  •  By Ellany Lea

I was gabbin' with my roomie whom I've known since high school. And somehow, this after-school advanced English class that we both took came up.

Blog  •  4 Min Read Time  •  By Ellany Lea
Blog  •  4 Min Read Time  •  By Ellany Lea

 

 

Blog  •  4 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

Once in a blue moon, I run into someone in person or by e-mail who doesn't know that I legally changed my name, first and last. They of course want to know why.

Blog  •  6 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

What's your thing? You know, your thing? That thing you live and breath for that fills you with the most joy?

Blog  •  5 Min Read  •  By Ellany Lea

School beat beat the love of words out of me. I didn't read or write a single word between April 30, 2005 (the day I wrote my last university exam) and May 6, 2011 (the day I bought my home by the beach).

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