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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.

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.

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By Ellany Lea   •   Oct 29, 2016   •   5 Min Read

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!

By Ellany Lea   •   May 18, 2016   •   4 Min Read Time

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.

By Ellany Lea   •   Apr 13, 2016   •   4 Min Read

I got to meet Brené Brown!! I got to meet Brené Brown!! I never get star-struck, especially not by celebrities. I don't even know their names. But Brené has been my teacher, my mentor, my guru for ages. She was the first and only person to ever tell me that I was enough.

By Ellany Lea   •   Feb 24, 2016   •   4 Min Read

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.

By Ellany Lea   •   Jan 26, 2016   •   6 Min Read

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

By Ellany Lea   •   Jan 20, 2016   •   5 Min Read

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).

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 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

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