Welcome message from Edwin Edebiri, the Chief Happiness Officer:
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the happy coaches. The names and faces behind the happy messages. They also contribute to the weekly video, audio and blog posts. They are from an elite caliber of coaches with years of experience guiding people like you to happiness and success. Notice that happiness comes first: they understand that success doesn’t automatically lead to happiness but happiness almost always leads to success. Take your time, review their impressive experience, and then let them help you in your pursuit. Their work has embraced our mission of spreading happiness globally one person and a time.
Dr. Brad Swift is one of the foremost experts on the subject of personal life purpose, having co-founded Life On Purpose Institute in 1996 with his wife, Ann. He’s the author of numerous books including the award winning Life On Purpose: Six Passages to an Inspired Life.Read Posts | Visit Website
Kimberly Brenner is a licensed clinical social worker, relationship coach and intuitive energy worker practicing for more than 30 years. Happily married for 43+ years to Stephen she helps couples figure out how to relate to being married.| Visit Website
Susanne Kahle Keene
Susanne Kahle Keene is a life coach and business coach. She is CEO of Life Coach in LA and Keene Coaching. With over 25 years of management experience, Susanne mentored, coached and developed leaders at all levels. She worked in multicultural and interdisciplinary environments, including education, medical research, manufacturing, retail and the non-profit world.
Susanne, the effective communication coach, is an expert in helping people improve their communication skills, which results in more rewarding relationships at work and at home. Individual clients include parents wishing to relate effectively with their children; individuals wanting to improve communications with friends, family members, and/or their significant others. Business clients include new and seasoned managers; executives; business owners; individual employees and teams wishing to avoid communication breakdowns with their leaders or co-workers.
Susanne has the experience and education to provide the finest life coaching for her clients. She is a Board Certified Coach and her Certificate in Professional Coaching. She has taken multiple specialized coach trainings and participated in Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation on “Giving and Receiving Feedback.
My purpose is to help you create enjoyable and long lasting loving relationships. No game playing. No nonsense.
My name is Risa Kelley and I am a Certified Relationship Coach. I provide you with practical skills, non-judgmental support and gentle accountability to enjoy more love. My coaching is unlike other coaching because I help you explore what works well for YOU in new ways while improving your most important relationships.
I am a Coach Training Alliance Certified Coach and I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. I have gathered insight and experience as I have transitioned from a child, to young woman to mother and now to elder. I help my clients live into more joyful relationships and connect with authentic love.
I have been married for 25+ entertaining, interesting and sometimes challenging years and I have an adult son. I opened my own coaching business in August 2008 to expand into my authentic self and be of service.
My mission is to increase our connection to more unconditional love. Like the song says, what the world needs now is love sweet love, and I believe love is integral to more happiness. That is why I am honored to be a part of the I Am Happy Project.
What inspired action can we take together?
B.S. Degree in Psychology, Colorado State University
CTA Certification 8/2008
ICF Member since 2008
Maria Katrien Heslin
As a Mindful Career Coach I help people identify, attain and thrive at the type of work that makes them feel fulfilled, successful and happy! By infusing principles of mindfulness into the career coaching process, I help my clients dig deep and uncover the type of work that best suits their skills, strengths, personality, work style, financial goals and personal mission.
My own life and career path have prepared me well for this role, with experience in entrepreneurialism, political campaign management, marketing, retail, restaurants, the corporate world, nonprofits, higher education and government. I’ve served as the first and only female Deputy Mayor of Bloomington, Ind., served on seven boards of directors, co-authored a text used by 30,000 Indiana University Kelley School of Business students, and have interviewed Mick Jagger.
I teach three courses at Indiana University, including two centered on career success. I have three advanced Coaching Certifications and two Master’s degrees, in Journalism and Arts Administration.
When people are unhappy at work, their performance suffers, the organization is less able to innovate and the world isn't benefitting from their full gifts. Often a lack of professional joy bleeds into other parts of their lives too, impacting health, relationships and activities.
I knew there had to be a way to help so I've taken my decades of diverse work experience, marketing expertise and coaching education to help people leap out of bed every morning with enthusiasm and reach their professional mountaintop!
Pete Small is a board certified executive and career coach. Trained by the highly acclaimed Coaches Training Institute and the International Coaching Federation, Pete is both a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC). In addition, Pete has a Masters of Social Welfare from the University of California Berkeley and a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Utah. Prior to being a coach, Pete had two decades of experience in program design, staff management and fostering individual and group change.
Pete helps leaders to develop the core skills needed to be effective in their organizations. He has worked with C-Suite, VPs, HR directors, managers, emerging leaders and individual contributors in such notable companies as Facebook, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente and Sony PlayStation. In addition, Pete has lead countless trainings at companies across the United States, including eBay, Stanford University, Citibank, Columbia Sportswear and PayPal.
Whether working with an individual one-on-one or speaking to crowds as large a 2,000, Pete is dynamic, engaging and insightful. He helps individuals find grounding in their core selves by understanding and aligning with their own core values. From that perspective, he works with all of his clients, be they senior leaders or young students, to find what resonates for them, brings peace and self-acceptance. Together, they work toward using that lens to make strategic decisions in how they lead and how they live.
Teri Conrad is an internationally recognized life and leadership coach trained and certified through the prestigious Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and Wellcoaches, Inc. and is accredited at the PCC level by the International Coach Federation. In addition, she holds certifications as an ADD Coach, a Retirement Coach, an Executive Wellness Coach, Emotional Intelligence facilitator and a Laughter Leader.
Teri brings to coaching her genuine love of people and her intuitive, warm and engaging style. Her "no holds barred" approach, together with her passionate desire to make a difference in the lives of others, led her to establish her private coaching practice, The Winner Within, Inc. Through this inspiring work, she guides others to create the life of their dreams, fueled from their sense of purpose, their passions and their innate, unique gifts and strengths. As they follow their joy, they spread more joy--and happiness grows exponentially!
Since Teri has a powerful belief in human potential, she is passionate about helping others strive to achieve theirs. She loves watching people grow, overcome obstacles and move to the "next level" in both their personal and professional lives.
Believing that everyone can choose their own destiny, Teri works with people who really want to get the most out of their life. She has a unique ability to see possibilities for you that you may not be able to see for yourself. She consistently inspires you to recognize and bring to reality the potential within.
Teri has over 30 years of experience in business. Her many years in the corporate environment, along with her MBA, her work in motivational psychology, career and midlife transition and Emotional Intelligence, provides her a unique perspective for her executive coaching and consulting clients. Assessment of individual talents and strengths is an area of particular expertise.
Teri received her Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and her MBA in Marketing from the University of Iowa. She became a professional coach in 2003 and received her coach training through the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, CA.
Through her business, The Winner Within, she provides personal and executive coaching and consulting, as well as wellness coaching, to clients around the world.
Yakima M. Green or “Coach Kima” is the founder of ReCode, the innovative leader in attitude, thought, and behavior transformation. She is known for speaking truth in love, being a people's champion, being naturally energizing, and supportive. Everyday her work is meaningful and transformational for her clients.
Yakima believes you are empowered to ReCode every area of your life that stops you from being the best version of yourself. From her own personal pain and hardships she understands the fundamental difference between those who reach the pinnacle of personal success, and those who don't is the ability to take ownership of their lives; despite circumstance. Coach Kima can show you how to ReCode excuses to execution, so you can fully enjoy this experience called life.
Yakima is a speaker, transformation strategist, & author, but more than anything she is a believer of possible.
An expert in facilitation behavioral change Dan works with individuals to realize their full potential and to achieve greater personal and professional results.
Dan is a certifed coach (PCC) under the auspices of the International Coach Federation. Dan has extensive coach training from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), and has additional training in executive coaching (WBECS) as well as ADHD and career coaching training.
I use project management to help people who struggle with time management and organization to help them find ways to accomplish more in less time.
For leaders and those intending on developing leadership skills the tools include "Intentional Change Theory", "Appreciative Inquiry", advanced communications theory based on the latest in neuroscience and Positive Psychology, meditation and other resources to help the client realize the results they desire.
I work with college students and adults who desire to enhance, improve or accelerate growth in their personal or professional life.
Hobbies include photography, cycling and other outdoor activities.
Dan is member of CHADD (Children and Adults with ADD), ADDA (Adults with ADHD) and the ICF.
Achieve your goals faster ... live your full potential, overcome your struggles and jump on a new path. Are you willing? Are you ready for something different?
As a certified sexologist, licensed psychologist and trained coach, I have helped to facilitate many people's transformations from living lives that were unsatisfying to ones that truly felt happy. The area of sexuality, intimacy and relationships can be sources of incredible stress or incredible joy. I believe that everyone has the right to live satisfied and joyous lives and I work with people to help make that dream a reality.
I have a friendly, down-to-earth and professional approach that will put you at ease when talking about sensitive subjects. In my coaching approach I use my training in psychology, spirituality and sexology to best assist you in identifying your needs and goals, making an action plan to work towards them, and supporting your maintenance of the progress you've achieved. Having trained nationally and internationally, I have employed my skills in coaching folks from all walks of life.
I am a Life Skills Specialist who generally achieves fast results because the processes I share are so effective. Whatever issue you are dealing with - whether career and money related, relationships or business, emotional or psychological distress, or a lack of people skills - I share with you profound yet accessible tools that guide you through the immediate challenges while elevating the quality of your overall life experiences and outcomes.
Along the way you learn to resolve inner obstacles like trauma and those that arise because you need more skills to deal with the circumstances facing you from the outer world.
Hundreds of clients from all walks of life in the last 16 years have benefited from this innovative and intimate Elevation Coaching experience. These range from many CEOs to couples taking a last shot at saving their relationship; people struggling with emotional or career challenges; high-confidence folks seeking their next performance level to people who are down on themselves; individuals who've had lots of therapy and others who've had none.
The major reasons we’ve seen real progress in virtually everyone and every relationship are:
1) Along with the innovative skill I share for elevating your inner and outer game, I bring unique vision grounded in very real life practical smarts and vast experiences as a successful journalist (I founded the LA Weekly), CEO, coach and community leader - this backed up by extensive training in effective human development processes and a real gift and passion for assisting others I discovered while participating in a Master's degree psychology program. .
2) Working together, I provide a greatly useful framework for understanding your issues, whatever they may be – a practical wisdom world view that itself becomes a dramatically positive instrument in your life and career.
3) I care deeply and compassionately about you and your progress. You will not feel abandoned. You will feel allied with and guided.
Read what Dani has to say:
"I cannot recommend Jay Levin's coaching highly enough. He is, without a doubt, the single most valuable ally I have on the path of self inquiry and inner excavation, specifically when it comes to unearthing deeply rooted shadows, limiting beliefs, negative behavior patterns, etc. He is a mentor, a teacher, a model and a guide. I count Jay's seemingly infinite arsenal of tools and techniques, combined with his unparalleled patience, his kindness, compassion and generosity of spirit, attention, energy and time, and overall gentle, loving, supportive nature as a great, bright blessing in my life." - Dani Katz
David Taylor-Klaus works hard, and he plays hard. He deliberately approaches the important roles in his life with intention and attention:
Husband, Father & Friend.
Coach, Mentor & Speaker.
Serial Entrepreneur, Strategist & Visionary.
In every walk of life, he is a lifelong learner.
David’s personal and professional worlds clearly reflect a journey in pursuit of excellence, always with a great deal of humor and heart. He is known for his sharp intellect and incisive ability to see and say what others do not. He balances fierce candor with genuine compassion … aka “an iron fist in a velvet glove.”
Whether working with individuals, teams, or speaking to large groups, David believes that a powerful leader exists in each of us, his goal is to empower others to unearth and unleash their own leadership mastery. From personal experience, he drives home the importance for all professionals to take an active, intentional, and dynamic role in their private and professional lives.
The mission of DTK Coaching is to reintroduce successful business people to their families and the world outside the office.
Through an informed, well-applied process and an inspired approach, David’s clients overcome the overwhelming aspects of succeeding in business and being a part of a family. DTK Coaching helps them create the kind of Life-Work Balance they only dared to imagine was possible, while also achieving dramatic shifts in their performance.
David’s insight and wisdom are built on his three decades as a successful serial entrepreneur.
Prior to establishing DTK Coaching, he was CEO of Digital Positions (DP), an internet strategy and web development firm he co-founded in 1995 and sold in 2009. As a strategist, he worked with C-level executives, senior management teams and boards of directors to broaden their perspective and see how interactive initiatives support corporate visions and values for positive growth.
It was during this time, however, that David realized that his success came from being reactive rather than proactive, and that he wasn’t participating consciously as a husband, father, business partner or entrepreneur. As he headed toward rock-bottom, David had a significant wake-up call, that ultimately resulted in DTK Coaching.
(It’s a great story… read how really bad it got at dtkcoaching.com/get-your-copy/)
David and his wife, Elaine, are almost empty nesters, living in Atlanta with the youngest of their three children and three dogs of different sizes (& energy levels) all in a Buckhead neighborhood they developed in 1994. A gold-medal rower in the 2004 Georgia State Games, an avid cyclist, and an enthusiastic wine-collector (and drinker), David also enjoys kick-boxing, really great jokes, laughing with others … and at himself.
My name is Anne Cleveland and my journey through life has awarded me many amazing experiences, which I bring to my work as a musician, educator, coach and mentor. As a Renaissance Woman, for the past 30 years I have been performing and teaching, as well as guiding both children and adults to the deepest expression of themselves. For when we are self-expressed we are happy!
In terms of my own training, I’ve studied with the best. I have a BA in Music, a Master’s in education and I’ve been trained as a Waldorf teacher, Co-Active Coach, Dream Coach as well as a Simplicity Parenting Group Leader. Of course nothing outweighs life experience.
My underlying message, whether I’m coaching, teaching or performing, is that listening to the needs of the soul is the gateway to discovering one’s path in life. Through art, music, play, dynamic-interactive exercises, and aligning with the rhythms of the natural world, I help you to connect with your truth, so you can make choices that are in alignment with your soul and your deepest yearnings.
In recent years I’ve turned my focus towards children and family life. As a Waldorf teacher of 15 years I’ve work specifically with families to create harmony in the home, so that the physical and emotional environment supports the beauty and uniqueness of each individual at every age. Your family has a unique culture and expression in the world that needs to be recognized. I help families to prioritize, organize and harmonize family life, to help find the balance that works best for you and your family. Listening to and honoring the needs of the soul is the key to contentment and happiness in all realms of life.
My name is Marla Williams and my purpose in life is to help you find happiness within yourself so you can live the life you have always dreamed of. I am a very happy and highly trusted life, career and business coach dedicated to increasing both your happiness and success. If you are like most people, you just want to feel good inside and be happy in life doing something that is fulfilling. That is exactly what I help you do. I know from personal experience how to transition from living a typical life feeling like you are on a treadmill with too much stress, overwhelm or struggle into a happy, rewarding life making a living doing what you love.
I do this by teaching you to tap into your own intuition to discover your purpose and passions so you can begin to live the life you are meant to. My game-changing excavation and discovery system will help you discern your Defining Natural Attributes™ (DNA) which are key to your ultimate success and happiness. Be confident you will have extreme clarity around who you are and what you are meant to be in this world so we can design the perfect life, career or business for you. Know that by the end of the process, you'll be well ahead of where you would be on your own.
· are happy and have learned to feel happy and good every single day
· have more balanced, meaningful and purposeful life’s
· have figured out how to convert their gifts and dreams into a new career that is more fulfilling
· at long last, started that business that has been manifesting in their mind for years
My passion and gift is my intuitive ability to understand the struggles or issues you may be facing to help you discover relevant, practical solutions that directly address your specific needs. My goal is to make a lasting difference by helping you take both your personal and professional lives to a whole new level. My life experiences have provided me with a wealth of knowledge to help you whether you are looking for a life coach, a career coach or a business coach or a mix of all three. I excel at helping clients reach new levels of internal happiness and external performance while creating and maintaining a better life-work balance.
I am a visionary and pioneer who relies on the richness of 25 years of increasingly successful professional experiences. I have held progressively responsible leadership positions and was a key strategic team player in helping create a game-changing culture that grew a $12-million-dollar company into a $2.3-billion-dollar global company while building extreme customer loyalty. My strong business background wearing a variety of hats with high level responsibility allows me to address and respond appropriately to a broad spectrum of situations from day to day to strategy. My consulting experiences have widened my exposure and understanding of different businesses both large and small. Life, Career and Success Coaching has taken me on the ultimate journey providing me with the knowledge, skills and expertise to help you connect with yourself, identify your true path allowing you to fulfill your dreams while successfully blending your authentic power into the corporate or entrepreneurial world with ease.
I am resourceful, insightful and a lifelong learner. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Development with emphasis in Human Resource Management from the University of Washington, and am a trained Lean specialist and is a certified in both Life Coaching and Project Management.
Art Martin, Ph. D.
I began my search for a cure for my back and neck pain in 1972 when I was told I was going to end up in a wheelchair if I could not stop the deterioration of my spine. I did not expect to be psychologist, public speaker, author or a alternative medical practitioner. I could not find a practitioner, doctor or anyone who understood what was causing the breakdown of my spine. They could clear my pain for a week or two but it came roaring back. In my acupuncture training I realized that it was not going far enough. I attended over twenty different training, yet not one of them had the answer. So I took parts out of many of them and created my system. My system is described as Behavioral Mind Body Medicine. When I began I called it Neuro / Cellular Reprogramming. To get a complete picture and understanding you can download my book: "Your Body Is Talking Are You Listening" from my website.| Visit Website
Since 2009, I've helped midlife professional women around the world (and a few daring men) discover and live their next chapter. I'm passionate about this work because I know what it's like to want more from life and be stuck in your head trying to figure it all out.
I'm a Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation), a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (The Coaches Training Institute) and a Certified Holistic Health Coach (The Institute for Integrative Nutrition), and have studied with top leaders in the personal-development industry. Foremost among those who have inspired me are Dr. Sue Morter, Michael Neill’s work on the Three Principles and Janet Bray Attwood's teachings about love and passion.
My background includes 20 years as a professional flutist and professor of music, where I helped students connect with their true nature, release obstacles and limiting beliefs, and step into their full potential. It was in doing this work that I recognized my own true calling and understood the yearning in my heart for more. Expressing myself creatively as a musician continues to be a source of joy and inspiration, and helps open my heart to those seeking a knowledgeable guide for their journey.
Other passions include being in nature, travel, health and wellness, spirituality, and helping clients slow down to listen to the truth in their own hearts. I believe we each have a unique part to play in the symphony of life and love to help clients find their authentic voice, so they can express it fully in the world.
Hi, I'm Lindsey Morales, Life Purpose Business Coach for entrepreneurs who are ready to start their life purpose business.
Today, I have the pleasure of serving women entrepreneurs and coaches who are seeking clarity, awareness, and guidance.
You want to start living your dream life with your dream business TODAY!
Since I have become crystal clear on my purpose I have had several clients approach me for work. I also have had several collaboration opportunities come my way. As you can image, I’m ecstatic about manifesting these opportunities in my life.
Guess what? ABUNDANCE is available to you too!
¨It’s time to start paying attention to your thoughts and self-talk. Let go of thoughts that no longer serve you!¨
The great thing is you don’t have to do it alone. I have two programs that will put you ahead of the game!
Discover the Abundant Woman Entrepreneur in YOU!
I remember when I was still in the planning stages of starting my own coaching business and I was told to wait and get a corporate job. I knew that I didn’t want to spend my time working for someone else, and waiting for them to see my talents and, someday, give me an opportunity to coach. I knew I had the business development skills and education to go out on my own, even if I lacked the corporate work experience. I can help you do the same. After working with me you will be able to identify your true desires and start living your truth. You will have explored the benefits of adding self-care, wealth consciousness, and personal development practices into your everyday life. You will have the Abundant Entrepreneur Mindset.
I want you to live the life you always dreamed because it is available to you. You can be a fierce woman business owner and still spend as much time as you want with your family and friends. You can have it all. You don’t have to choose. All it takes is some clarity, strategy, and support from your Life Purpose Business Coach (Me).
My style of coaching comes from a place of love, assertiveness, and empowerment. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Organizational Development with a certificate in Executive Leadership. I have spent the last 5 years of my work experience in the areas of personal development and entrepreneurship.
Yuwa Aghedo ND BSc rCNHC
Yuwa is an Australian trained Naturopath qualified in Nutrition, Western herbalism and Remedial massage.
She has a clinical practice in central London and is committed to assisting her clients to improve their health, energy and overall well being through simple, sustainable choices.
As an experienced lecturer, Yuwa is known for her ability to make complex material understandable and enjoyable.
Yuwa is passionate about natural health and values the importance of keeping abreast of emerging scientific knowledge.
She is currently undertaking an MSc in Personalised Nutrition (alongside functional medicine training) to further develop her clinical skills.
What is happiness? I believe that happiness is a choice. Regardless of our circumstance, we can choose to be happy and we can choose to be unhappy. There are people in India and Africa who have nothing yet seem to be happy. (If you want to read an amazing book that describes such a situation, try “City of Joy” by Dominique Lapierre.)
Yet we often say, “I will be happy when _____” Or “I will be happy if _______.” Where we fill in the blank with something that we want that we think will make us happy. Unfortunately, it usually doesn’t work. As we make more money, lose weight, or rise higher up the corporate ladder, after adapting to the initial change, we settle back into the same level of happiness. One of my teachers, Yogi Amrit Desai used to say “Happiness is not having what you want; it’s wanting what you have.
So, being happy is an inside job. And sometimes we have to do some work to deal with our inner critic who loves to take all the enjoyment out of life and to work on shifting old limiting beliefs that keep us stuck in old patterns of self-sabotage.
Yet, there are certainly changes we can make in our lives that will make them more enjoyable and fulfilling:
Moving from a job that we don’t like to work that we feel passionate about
Achieving success in our business
Increasing our income so that we no longer have to worry about money
Finding that “special one” with whom we can have an intimate, romantic relationship
Losing weight so that we can be more active and have better health
Overcoming the challenges and enjoying the strengths of ADHD
Creating more balance between our work and personal lives
And so on.
One day about 25 years ago, I was walking with a friend and talking with him about his relationship troubles. In that conversation, I shared with him my thoughts and insights which he found very valuable. Later that day, I thought, “I should make a business card that says ‘Ted Behr – Advice’.” So, several years later when I discovered the coaching profession, I knew that I was home. It felt like a perfect fit. I could use all of me - my logical mind and my intuition, my emotions and my body – to help my clients find the answers that they were seeking.
My name is Ted Behr aka Coach Ted and I have been working with people to create lives of passion and purpose for the last 19 years. If you want a title you can call me a Business Coach, an ADHD Coach, a Career Coach, a Life Coach. My specialty is helping people get unstuck and getting their life back on track to achieving their goals and their vision for their life. This almost always involves working both on the inner and outer games of life.
I use a coaching model that includes creating a vision for your life, developing an action plan, upgrading your skills, optimizing your environments and mastering your psychology. But more than anything, my coaching is intuitive, both following and leading my clients to the results that they desire.
My training includes:
Certified Professional Co-Active Coach from the Coaches Training Institute
Certified Book Yourself Solid Coach from Michael Port
Certified Big Money Business Coach from Christian Michelson
Special training in ADHD coaching
Professional development programs with Peak Potentials, Bill Walsh, Blair Singer, Lisa Sasevich
Personal development programs with Insight Transformational Seminars, DMA, Kripalu Center
M. Ed. In Organizational Development and Training, Cambridge College, Cambidge, MA
My book is entitled “Discovering Your Dream Career: 7 Steps to Finding the Career You Always Dreamed Of.”
Enrique Delgadillo is creator of Livingisablast.com and Viveincreible.com (in english and spanish respectively), where he helps others who are absolutely serious about overcoming their own barriers that are keeping them from their life goals and true happiness so that they may break free of these limitations and finally live happier, more meaningful lives with freedom and success in whatever measure they choose.
He does this is by teaching mental reprogramming techniques and methods which he uses to accomplish what he calls Focus-Shifting to spark an internal dialogue between yourself and your deep subconscious patterns that literally change the way you feel about your problems and your approach to solving and overcoming them, leading to a happier, more successful and worry free life.
He has been blessed to have learned from some of the world’s top leaders in the science-of-success and personal development space how to overcome the mental and emotional blocks that were keeping him stuck and living a miserable and meaningless life at one point, and becoming passionate and successful just two years later.
Having grown up in two different countries and having witnessed first-hand the difficulties and stark contrast between social classes in emergent nations, he has developed a sixth sense for identifying and removing the obstacles that keep individuals from moving forward in their lives.
Having used this very knowledge to attract an abundance of success into his own life, he was inspired to spread the word about these concepts and become an ambassador for change, prosperity, and happiness. This led him to develop skills in marketing for experts and communication psychology which he now uses to spread his message as well as teach these ground-breaking concepts to other entrepreneurs and aspiring experts/coaches/speakers who want to get their own message out there in a big way.
His easy to understand, cut-to-the-chase explanations, and simple to implement strategies have set him apart from others and have given thousands of people a completely new perspective on life, self worth, relationships, and what success means and how to achieve it.
His mission is to deliver this message of transformation and prosperity to as many people worldwide as possible and has joined up with the I Am Happy Project to impact more and more lives in bigger and better ways.
Today his websites and videos are touching hundreds of thousands of lives around the world and are contributing to the global movement of inspired individuals seeking happier, fuller, more meaningful lives.
He currently offers workshops and conferences as well as online programs to help get you get from where you are to where you want to be, very quickly. He is available for speaking engagements and loves to contribute in any way that he can to making the world a happier place.
My journey began over forty years ago knowing that something was missing in my life. The word happy had fallen from my vocabulary and I didn’t know why.
Being happy sounds easy but if it were, why isn’t everyone you know a happy person? Including you?
On a scale of 1 - 10 how happy are you?
A simple feeling of happiness can be a challenge to experience.
Why? Well, we can be our own worst enemy and yet we are the only one that can change how we are feeling. Yes, it is a choice, but what is it that seems to get in our way? For most of us it’s our beliefs about ourselves and the world.
So many of my clients suffer from depression or anxiety and I often remind them of the wisdom of Lao Tzu, a famous Chinese philosopher who said, “You cannot experience depression unless you are living in the past and you cannot experience anxiety unless you are living in the future.” The only moment you can really have influence over is the present. So how can you e in the present?
Ask yourself these few questions:
Right here, right now, am I safe?
At this very moment, am I OK?
At this exact time and place am I in need of anything that I do not have to prevent me from “Choosing to be Happy?”
The deeper feeling of happiness comes from living a life of meaning.
“Do you believe that you are here by accident?” one of my teachers once asked me, “If you were not supposed to be here, would you be?” then he asked, “since you are here, don’t you owe it to yourself and to the rest of us to find out why?”
Jonathan R. Wachtel
Jonathan R. Wachtel is an international inspirational life guide, speaker, Amazon best selling author, and personality expert specializing in the Enneagram and Myers-Briggs personality type systems as well as mindfulness, flow and peak experiences, and self-actualization. He provides guidance in the areas of personal development, health, dating, relationships, family, career, business, and more, in person in New York and via phone and Skype everywhere.
Creator of the JRW Life Guidance System—an innovative approach to guiding people toward their ideal lives—he works with open-minded, out-of-the-box thinkers who are serious about increasing their happiness in every aspect of their lives, and primarily who also guide others—life coaches, consultants, psychologists, therapists, etc.
Basic Principles Of The Life Guidance System:
* The way we treat ourselves sets the example for the way we're inclined to treat others and the way others are inclined to treat us.
* We all have a built-in GPS system that guides us toward the destinations we set with the focus of our attention.
* Every aspect of our external experience is a reflection of our internal dynamics, which we determine, and so we are each the sole creators of our life experiences.
Clients seek coaching support to navigate through the complexities in their lives. Whether you are struggling with career choices, self care concerns, lack of motivation,relationship issues, student life pressures, or just feeling “stuck”, coaching can help you make better decisions that will lead you to a fuller, and more meaningful life! Coaching is about transformation.
Donna harnesses the skills from her notable background; over 20 years of clinical work, 12 years as a School Counselor, history as a Family Therapist in a Chemical Dependency adolescent in-patient program, and the Director of Counseling in a dual diagnosis program. She has recently had the privilege of completing certification training for Hawk Eye Veteran Transition and Reintegration Coaching.
These, and many of her other achievements serve as the cornerstone for you to create opportunities that are forward focused, solution based, and supported by self-discovery, motivation, and accountability.
Michelle Tascoe is a financial life coach who has turned her past financial mess into her present message. “If you don’t have a plan for yourself, someone else will have a plan for you,“ Mrs. Tascoe passionately believes. Going from having 4 credit cards in collections and a car repossessed to owning 2 homes, having paid-off cars and zero credit card debt, Mrs. Tascoe has been able to radically transform her once dire financial situation for the better and now coaches her clients to do the same. Having personally experienced the financial stress that many of her new clients come to her with, she shares that financial wellness is the key to her success. What makes Mrs. Tascoe’s approach to financial coaching so effective is that she addresses the emotional relationship that people have with money. Michelle Tascoe has helped many of her clients pay off tens of thousands of dollars in debt, get 5 figure raises, double and triple their money in their bank account and sleep better at night. She is a graduate of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and a Certified Professional Coach.| Visit Website
Donnita Coleman Parker
Donnita Parker, founder of LightPath Mentoring, guides her clients on an amazing journey to discover joy, prosperity and purpose in their lives. She expertly uncovers the old stories that keep people stuck in place, skillfully breaks through deeply rooted blocks and helps them create an inspired, empowered life.
Donnita combines her 25 years of tourism experience with human potential, providing workshops and seminars in a nature-based setting as well as private and group coaching. She has studied with Mary Mannin Morrissey and Bob Proctor and was certified as a Life Success Consultant in 2009. An avid hiker and adventurer, she delights in walking the path less traveled and helping others find their own unique path.
How can Donnita help you? Hear what she has to say:
In the course of a lifetime, it’s a given that you will face times that scare you, disappoint you or just make you feel like you have no sense of direction and purpose . How it unfolds is completely unpredictable. How you handle it is completely within your control. More importantly, each time you deal with one of these events, you set the pattern for your life. When faced with a challenge, it’s easy to step back into that comfortable place of the known…the way you've done things before. But to truly live life, fully and completely without regrets requires that you do something different. As a mentor and coach, my life work is to help you uncover and illuminate the path to your very best life.
When you are trusting someone to guide you through the creation of your dream life, changing old habits, finding purpose and joy, you want someone who understands the process. Know this…I have stood where you now stand. I've faced the fears, survived the bad decisions, recovered from the failures and made it through the bad relationships. I now stand in the light of my joyful, unfolding, incredible life and I’m here to help you do the same.
If you continue on the same path you now walk, a year from now where does it lead? How does it feel if everything is the same? And if you set foot on a different path, with encouragement and accountability, how different might life be? Let me help you begin transforming your life right now.
Reema grew up in San Francisco bay area located in California. Her life journey has been based on deeply understanding people and the fear behind their pain and suffering.
Her interest peaked in helping people. She joined a local law enforcement agency in hopes of reaching people and aiding them in their time of need. She admired the assertive nature of the agency and their commitment to helping those in need. In her four years serving the community she felt she wanted to deeper. She enrolled in the leading best coaching program worldwide and became certified by the leader of the coaching industry Tony Robbins.
She has worked with clients from across the globe, and assisted with the growth of masculine energy in each of her clients.
Reema lets you take the lead in the discovery session. She wants you to feel confident telling her what you need and the changes you would like to make. She assists in creating a roadmap for your success.
Her philosophy is always to look for the silver lining. Each experience has made you stronger. Count on your inner strength to guide you through life.
As an Entrepreneur for 17 years and a Spiritual Mentor for 7 years, Jen Gilchrist, has gone from Struggling Single Mom to a 6-figure Business Owner; making money doing what she loves and empowering others to do the same. She supports messengers to gain clarity with their unique spiritual gifts and message, teaches them strategies that will take their business to next level of visibility, so they make a bigger impact in the world while experiencing new levels of freedom of time, energy and money in their purpose driven business. It is Jen’s gift and passion to work with coaches, authors, messengers and speakers take their soulful message out into the masses, so they can create a Big impact in the world.| Visit Website
Do you crave excellent work + life balance?
Do you have a vision of your dreams, but can't get past the BIG how?
Is your work life sucking the joy out of you?
Do you with you could unapologetically always be your real self?
My movement is to help people to be their real selves, unabashedly
I am certified coach for people whose unbalanced work life is sucking the joy out of them. I help people powerfully achieve their goals & create more balance amidst a world hiding behind digital smoke screens & small talk. Courageously grow that business or confidently move into that dream career. All the while, creating more time, real relationships & reasons to celebrate.
Like Jonathan Livingston Seagull, from the book by Richard Bach, Carl realized at an early age that he didn’t want to merely “hang with the flock ...” For Carl, life is meant to be lived as an adventure! He wanted to discover the world, find out what he was capable of, bring new creations to life.
Carl’s passion for experiencing all that life can be put him on a unique path that began when he picked up a guitar at age six and devoted years to pursuing music. Throughout his life, he's applied this passion to all his journeys in life, be it in personal growth, coaching, running a successful business, inventing gadgets, participating in sports, art, travel, and ultimately, exploring the nature of the mind - the most powerful journey of them all.
Carl was coaching long before it was called coaching and has had extensive training by the likes of Thomas Leonard, known as the “father of coaching,” when he was on his support team offering feedback and ideas for his programs.
Carl is a founding member of the International Coaching Federation, Buffalo, New York chapter. As an academic, he is well read particularly in the areas of personal growth, nature of life, neuroscience, health and fitness and more.
What he's learned the most from is working with his extensive “cognitive challenges” he's had since day one, including dyslexia, foggy thinking, memory and concentration issues, and other “glitches” that kept him from fully realizing his dreams.
He brings all of his background and experiences into play when working with his clients.
For 20+ years, Carl has had the honor and thrill of working with folks from all walks of life, from the homeless to the famous and all ages. He helps them discover and fully express the untapped genius in all of us, no matter what challenges they may face along the way.
Carl helps his clients achieve success by bringing together three vital elements; freeing the mind, finding the flow, and living the adventure. These he sees as the key elements to happiness.
Carl has dedicated years to creating a unique and powerful approach he calls Life as a Wave that brings together the nature of “waves” he learned as an engineering student, principles of rhythm from music, and other insights from the natural world – all to help folks experience more flow and fulfillment in their lives.
Come along for the ride of your life!
Even though I have participated in many specialized learning opportunities, which have enriched me with enhanced skills and specific tools, it has been my life's events that have provided me with the most critical training and growth in order to genuinely connect with my clients.
My experience with career transition, job loss, and many disappointing relationships, left me feeling full of self-doubt, deeply heartbroken and simmering with fear/worry/anger. I am sharing my personal story, because I eventually realized that it was the way that I maneuvered through all of these intense challenges that provided me the secret key to happiness, prosperity and love.
I stayed committed to my heart's desire despite all of the ups and downs along the way. I certainly have occasional difficult moments, as we all do, however, I am the happiest and healthiest that I have ever been in my life! I have the relationship and partner of my dreams and I am surrounded by a brilliant community of loving souls. My work is my authentic passion and I have the gift of time and space to let it grow organically. Yes, I am a Life Coach... but more importantly, I am also a typical person, who has experienced love, loss, laughter, disappointment, joy, anger, success and failure; just like most of you.
My devotion to helping others runs extremely deep, it is my compass; the same driving force that empowers me to discover, value and trust my inner guidance can resonate with you and be your guiding light to a refreshed, prolific life.
Lissa has a varied background. She was married for 26yrs; has 2 adult sons, 2 daughter-in-laws & 3 granddaughters.
Lissa has been involved in ministry at one level or anther during most of her life. She served as an Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Missioner and Missionary. She was a missionary with Youth For Christ USA & International. During her 20+ years with them she served as the local Teen MoMs Director as well as the local Executive Director. Lissa and three other women wrote the first Teen MoMs Ministry Manual. She served as the first Part-Time National Teen MoMs Director, which became Teen Parents, for numerous years and was then the first Full-Time Teen Parents Director for one year. From there she served with YFC International as the Americas Area Training Director. Primarily working with Central and South America as well as 8 Caribbean Islands. Her job was staff and board training and development; including Leadership Development, Mentoring and Directing National programs. She worked with the other area Directors to develop Global curriculum, trainings and Global events. The last being in South Africa with over 800 staff from over 100 countries around the world in attendance. The focus was to have 500 young leaders in attendance. Lissa led one or more mission trips each year. She built schools in Rwanda and a clinic in Haiti, not to mention more youth centers than she can count.
Lissa opened a Coffee House in Enid, OK in 2000. The Coffee Bean was the first one there and she absolutely loved it! What a great way to connect with people. When Lissa went on staff with YFC/USA full-time she knew she would be traveling more and couldn’t keep up with the coffee shop. She leased the business out to 2 young men.
When Lissa went to the Caribbean she advised all the National Directors, and National Board members that when God raised somebody up in the Caribbean she would gracefully step aside. Either Lissa was amazing, or God intervened or both, because in 2011 He did just that. A man in Trinidad was knocking it out of the ballpark. Lissa felt that her time was coming to an end with Youth For Christ and wanted to honor what she had said.
In 2006 Lissa and 19 other Youth For Christ International leaders were selected to go to Thailand for classroom training to become Life Coaches; trained through an organization called CoachNet Global. Lissa was Coach/Mentored by Dr. Gary Reinecke, who wrote the training manual. 9 months later the group returned to Thailand for more classroom and to be trained as coach trainers. Lissa’s coached people from numerous nations around the world as well as trained coaches.
In 2015 Lissa became a certified StrengthsFinder Coach through Strengths Strategy, Inc.. “The more we understand how we view the world and how we are wired, the more effective and happier we will be.” Lissa says often. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
"Where do you go when you are searching, needing, when you are wanting to connect to the essence of you? Not your
family's, your peers, the media's idea of how you look, where you live, how you smell, how you speak, how you
play, how you laugh - not the external superficiality of you, but the true, genuine, one of a kind, magnificent you?
As a Life Coach I have been privileged to work with individuals from all walks of life who are searching and
wanting to reconnect to their essence. I support you in overcoming struggles, so you can enjoy more fulfilling
relationships with yourself and others; make the changes that allows you to gain insight and perspective towards a
better quality of life.
There is only one YOU, and your voice is important. You don't have to shout, but you have to own who you
are... speak your truth. When you work with me, Shift Happens!
I come from a heart-centered, intuitive space, utilizing my personal and professional life experiences, coupled with my
on-going quest into what makes us who we are. I live in Sacramento, and am blessed with two amazing human
beings who call me "Momma," and eight adorable grandchildren. Gardening is a passion of mine, so is spending
quality time with friends and family, entertaining, enjoying fine wines, yoga, leisurely walks, laughter!"
After twenty years in the employment industry, Tom’s career took a turn when he began offering coaching to individuals who felt stuck in their careers. As a Recruiter for so many years, he worked with countless individuals who were in the midst of a job or career change. What he frequently observed was a high level of frustration and dissatisfaction with their chosen line of work. This unhappiness many times was a big reason for changing jobs, desperate in some cases for anything new.
It’s no secret that over 70% of the workforce is not happy. So many of us become trapped in jobs we don’t like, unable to see a clear and logical way out. In coaching, we address the source of dissatisfaction head-on, help you connect with what is possible, clarify and align with your goals and guide you step by step to living and working a life you have imagined. Once you’re moving along your path, you’ll be well equipped to design a career that is a reflection of your authentic self.
Tom founded TrueBearings, LLC www.truebearings.net in 2014. He is certified (ACC) through the International Coach Federation. He is also a Certified Co-active Professional Coach through Coach Training Institute. In 2006 Tom co-founded The Talent Acquisition Group, Inc. in New York and Washington, DC.
As a DreamBuilder Coach, Certified by the Life Mastery Institute, Athina Salazar can help you design and manifest a life that's in harmony with your Soul's purpose.
Athina inspires and empowers all those that are drawn to her to live their highest vision in the context of love and joy. Her passion is teaching clients to unlock their true potential, achieve outrageous success, and live a life they LOVE living!
Athina is an inspiring speaker, passionate educator, and a highly sought after transformational coach.
Athina brings more than fifteen years of business management and executive leadership experience to her role as the Chief Possibility Officer of Life 2 Design, which provides coaching and support to individuals and businesses in the Personal Development/Human Potential industry. As a Certified DreamBuilder Coach, Athina takes you from the edge of your comfort zone to the land of infinite possibility. She is passionate about working with individuals, organizations, and communities to help bridge the gap from where they are today, to where they want to be tomorrow. She specializes in helping people who feel stuck and dissatisfied with their lives, to move quickly into building their dreams and enjoying a richer life experience.
Motivational speaker and professional Relationship Coach, Mehrdad Moayedzadeh, PCC, CPCC has helped clients worldwide produce extraordinary results in their lives for over 20 years. He is the Founder of LIFE IS IMPORTANT, offering workshops, webinars and one-on-one coaching services to clients worldwide. His coaching clients range from CEOs, media personalities, performing artists, doctors, lawyers, and others who decide to make a profound change in their lives.
He is also the COO of Project Mango, Inc., a Silicon Valley tech startup and the Founder, Director, and former President of a not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization focused on building civic participation among citizens.
He is often called “The Energy Master” for his ability to create an aura of calm and peaceful presence within groups and with individuals.
As a professional coach, Mehrdad has been interviewed by Voice of America television and on radio. He is the creator of “7 Secrets of Attracting Quality Relationships”, “Creating Relationships You Absolutely Love” and “Communicating Effectively Even When It’s Hard” workshops, and author of numerous articles. Mehrdad is a Professional Certified Coach, PCC, the second highest credential granted by the International Coach Federation and a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC, credentialed by The Coaches Training Institute.
Coach Mehrdad works with individuals and couples by phone (or Skype for international clients) on a variety of relationship issues:
Wanting to attract a quality relationship
Wanting to change a pattern of failed relationships and avoid repeating past mistakes
Terrified about the possibility of breaking up
Worried about where their relationship is headed
Wondering if they should end their marriage / relationship
Coach Mehrdad helps individuals and couples create relationships they absolutely love. Through his coaching, you can expect to:
Transform your fears and insecurities that severely undermine not only your love life, but also other important areas of your life
Learn tools for handling relationship challenges with clarity & confidence
Discover how you unknowingly sabotage your relationships and why
Discover how to attract quality relationships
Build strong foundations in your relationships
Learn clear and specific tools for communicating effectively even when it’s hard
You may contact Coach Mehrdad to request a complimentary Strategy Session.
Seeking a happier career choice, but not sure which career or how to get there? Career tests not helping? Too many options? Too few? Or maybe you like your career but are stuck in a soul-sucking job or job search.
I get it. I’ve been there. I can help.
About 20 years ago, I reached an emotional dead-end in my career. I wasn’t using my full range of talents as I wanted. I was making money, but I wasn’t happy about my work. Sound familiar?
Fortunately, I finally realized the core problem. I had followed all the conventional career advice about fitting my skills to the job market, leading to all the conventional results. I decided to ask different questions and find a better way based on my passions, values, and goals.
That led to my current career of helping individuals and organizations get unstuck and achieve what they really want. For career coaching clients, I’ve developed a 4-stage, step-by-step system to help you build a happier and more meaningful career. A road map to meaningful work.
I’ve also taught other coaches, been a keynote speaker, been interviewed by the media and written a coach-yourself book, Guide to Lifework: Working with Integrity and Heart.
I invite you to visit my site at BeardAvenue.com and to check out the many reviews of my coaching on Google, LinkedIn, Angie’s List, Yelp, and elsewhere.
If my approach sounds like it might help you, then I’d love to talk with you personally in a free initial consult. Just email me to arrange a time. Let’s also talk about how to connect with your natural happiness in every situation.
What brings you joy? When did you last feel truly happy?
What do you want to spend more time doing in your life right now?
If you could change one thing in your life, what would it be?
These are the types of questions that I use in my coaching practice.
Life coaching is all about you. When you slow down and start asking yourself better questions, you will get better answers and solutions to your challenges.
I did not understand that until I started a Masters in Organizational Development and coach training at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. I am a certified PCC coach with the International Coaching Federation, and have spent a lifetime learning and exploring ways to make life simpler and less stressful.
I believe that spending time on wellness and self-care is a valuable way to nourish your physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
A useful coaching relationship gives you a safe place to explore options, take actions and make changes that bring you the outcomes that you desire. I use an online journal program that creates space for a daily dialogue between coaching calls.
It is amazing what happens when you get ideas out of your head and write them down. My clients who journal report that it opens up ideas and sorts out options faster than any other method they have tried before. I specialize in wellness, as part of life coaching because I believe that self-care is a critical part of self-development.
I live in the mountains of Colorado, enjoy backpacking, hiking and skiing as part of my self-care program. What do you do for yourself on a daily basis?
I invite you to contact me for your free online journal program. If you want different outcomes start by doing one thing different and see where it leads you. My passion is challenging my clients to make positive changes one-step at a time.
For over ten years, I have worked with adults with Attention Deficit Disorder and Executive Function difficulties. Through individual and small group coaching, I help clients discover how they work best, find structures and strategies that match their needs; and offer them the support and accountability they need to take action.
I received my ADHD Coach training from Catalytic Coaching and have taken advanced ADHD Coaching courses from Nancy Ratey. I have also taken the Becoming A Time Management Coach program from The Julie Morgenstern Organizing Institute.
My coaching methodology is more in alignment with “Sports Coaching” than “Life Coaching”. My coaching model blends the fields of Training, Coaching, and Consulting. Imagine me on the field with you running practice drills, assessing your strengths and weaknesses, sharing my expertise, collaborating with you to find the best strategies and shouting encouragement in your ear. I focus on helping people think things through, improve performance, and get things done!
I believe my role as a Coach is to aid, assist, teach, motivate, and champion my client’s efforts. As a Consultant, I identify, recommend, and strategize with my client in order to work through problem areas. I see each client as an individual searching for their own idea of success, and together they tailor a Coaching/Consulting program that suits each individual’s needs.
Recently, I have added the field of Happiness Coaching to my bailiwick. When people are happy, they are naturally more productive. By helping clients introduce “Happiness Habits” into their lives, they not only increase their overall level of happiness, they become healthier and more productive citizens. When happiness blooms in one person’s life, it feeds the happiness of those around us: at home, in the workplace and the world.
Coaching has enabled me to work with clients from all over the country and help them manage the “Kaos” of everyday life. As a coach I draw on many sources including: my educational background in Management, my training as an ADD Coach, and even more from my own personal experience. I believe that my own struggle with personal growth and happiness enables me to understand and empathize with my clients on a much deeper level.