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AUTHOR • When Ellany said yes to freedompreneurship, she had no idea it'd turn into a spiritual quest of reclaiming the 1,000 pieces of her soul.
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 • 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 • 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.
By Ellany Lea • Jan 13, 2016 • 3 1/2 Min Read
Every January, I review my life with a giant mindmap of “What did it take to get here?” Partly is serves as a memoir for my future books.
By Ellany Lea • Jan 6, 2016 • 3 Min Read
As I travel, I meet lots of people and cultures.
By Ellany Lea • Dec 30, 2015 • 4 Min Read
People I meet along my life’s journey often asked me what determines success, what determines wealth.
By Ellany Lea • Dec 24, 2015 • 7 Min Read
By Ellany Lea • Dec 16, 2015 • 6 Min Read
By Ellany Lea • Dec 9, 2015 • 4 Min Read
The term gifted is usually associated with children and prodigies — from those whip-smart young kids who are ahead of the pack academically, musica
By Ellany Lea • Dec 2, 2015 • 5 Min Read
How is it even possible for a small human body to cry so many tears? How is there even space inside the cells to store so much pain and grief? I finally figured out why!
By Ellany Lea • Nov 25, 2015 • 7 Min Read
When grief strikes, death follows. Even during death, there is light, there is an orchestrated beauty already set up: a glorious sunset from 35,000 feet, as I flew to saying goodbye to my baba.
By Ellany Lea • Nov 18, 2015 • 7 Min Read
Working from a beach is not nearly as glamorous as I imagined. I'm sweaty, I can't see my bright screen, and sand is crawling into my keyboard. Then there's story of The iPhone and The Ocean.
By Ellany Lea • Nov 11, 2015 • 12 Min Read
Greetings from Seoul, Korea!
By Ellany Lea • Nov 4, 2015 • 9 Min Read
Today, I'm writing to you from the top of Mount Inari, in Kyoto, Japan.
By Ellany Lea • Oct 28, 2015 • 4 Min Read
Definitely nobody told me that witnessing and feeling your old self die off would be a slow torment and that I'd be awake during the whole thing... while running a business, championing clients, planning a 13-country world tour... Nobody!
By Ellany Lea • Oct 21, 2015 • 7 Min Read
Here's my most recent favorite word: batshit crazy.
By Ellany Lea • Oct 14, 2015 • 1 Min Read
First, a confession: I made all of these 12 mistakes as a beginner entrepreneur.
By Ellany Lea • Oct 7, 2015 • 6 Min Read
By Ellany Lea • Sep 30, 2015 • 2 Min Read
I've recently been interviewed on a few podcasts and telesummits.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 23, 2015 • 2 Min Read
One friend suggested we start a "My Husband Just Can’t Keep Up" club / support group. We laughed, and quickly realized that we preferred a "I have done all the required self work to attract a husband who CAN keep up" club.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 16, 2015 • 1 Min Read
A client asked me if I thought she had what it takes to upgrade her online business to Exquisite Freedom.
By Ellany Lea • Sep 2, 2015 • 2 Min Read Time
For years, I've been coaching, mentoring, and training women entrepreneurs and overachievers to reclaim their freedom,
By Ellany Lea • Aug 26, 2015 • 5 Min Read
The best things I ever bought, directly or indirectly, with my money are: freedom for Asian scarcity, freedom from busyness, freedom from being "too nice," freedom from having to be liked, and more! Notice a theme? ;)
By Ellany Lea • Aug 19, 2015 • 1 Min Read
The 8 wealth ingredients of my success are: delayed gratification, effortless daily habits, a disciplined mind, financial literacy, knowing when to invest and more!
By Ellany Lea • Aug 13, 2015 • 6 Min Read
A friend and I often have insightful debates on money and happiness.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 5, 2015 • 6 Min Read
Brené's work taught me that I am either a window or a mirror to others. Some lean by the window and look out in wonderment, feeling inspired to dare greatly. Others see a mirror reflecting back all their inadequacies.
By Ellany Lea • Jul 29, 2015 • 1 Min Read
I spent my entire life feeling not enough and being told I'm not enough, no matter what long list of miraculous achievements I amassed. Brené Brown was the first person to ever tell me that I am enough. She was the first person to name the shame.