By Ellany Lea • Jun 12, 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 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 24, 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 • Mar 6, 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 • Nov 21, 2018 • 6 Min Read
After each dream that I realize, I ask myself, "What else do I dream of for the world?" And most of the time, even though it's not my area of expertise or professional focus, I wish people would stop ruining children, who grow up to be badasses on the outside, but deeply wounded on the inside.
By Ellany Lea • Aug 15, 2018 • 4 Min Read
When people are in fear, they label adventure as reckless, courage as crazy and uniqueness as wrong. May the spotted rays in the Belizean cayes and the aurora borealis in the Norwegian tundra enchant you more than the criticism-laced fear of “those people.”
By Ellany Lea • Aug 8, 2018 • 3 Min Read
After stepping foot in 104 sovereign nations, with my coaching practice in tow, here are 14 lessons I learned, across so many cultures, about becoming happy, about being happy.
By Ellany Lea • Jul 17, 2018 • 5 Min Read
Those with an unhealed inner orphan behave with money exactly like adopted children behave with food. Adopted children raised in scarcity, even if adopted into secure loving homes, continue to hoard half eaten apples under their beds or binge on meals thinking there won't be any more coming. Can you relate?
By Ellany Lea • Mar 29, 2018 • 3 Min Read
When you convert strangers into clients, it's a hit or miss. But when you convert strangers into friends, it's always a hit. Friends like friends. Friends get value from friends. True friends WANT to share your work and be a raving fan, serve as word of mouth marketing, and even become clients.
By Ellany Lea • Nov 8, 2017 • 2 Min Read
How do you put into words such a transcendental Ayahuasca plant medicine experience?
By Ellany Lea • Oct 31, 2017 • 6 Min Read
Stop walking through the world looking for confirmation that you don't belong. You will always find it because you've made that your mission. Stop scouring people's faces for evidence you're not enough. You will always find it because you've made that your goal.
By Ellany Lea • Oct 11, 2017 • 60 Min Listen
COUNTING COUNTRIES is the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few (~ 100 ppl) on a quest to travel every sovereign country in the world. More people have been to outer space than to every country in the world!!!
By Ellany Lea • Oct 4, 2017 • 1/2 Min Read
Poetic words you NEED to hear about love, in case no one ever told you...
By Ellany Lea • Aug 16, 2017 • 5 Min Read
"We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to." – Brené Brown. This marketing thing, you can't do it alone. You were never meant to. Here are top 3 lessons fom branding genius, Anne Scott. Fainting included.
By Ellany Lea • Jul 26, 2017 • 2 Min Read
Whenever I feel frazzled, like I'm revving the gas pedal with the hand break on, I turn to: the Serenity Prayer, the Ho'oponopono and a lesser known prayer by Teresa of Avila. They actually work, who knew!
By Ellany Lea • Jul 12, 2017 • 3 Min Read
To be free, to be the best entrepreneur you can be, you need to care for the vehicle / body that contains your genius, ideas and talent. If you don't, who will?
By Ellany Lea • Jul 5, 2017 • 5 Min Read
I heard a shocking statistic: 80% of women-lead businesses don't make it past 5 years. Tis February 22 was the 5 year mark that graced my coaching practice into the 20%. Oh the number of times I cried mercy!
By Ellany Lea • Apr 26, 2017 • 4 Min Read
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
By Ellany Lea • Mar 8, 2017 • 3 Min Read
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!
By Ellany Lea • Feb 8, 2017 • 3 Min Read
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!
By Ellany Lea • Dec 21, 2016 • 2 Min Read
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.
By Ellany Lea • Dec 14, 2016 • 5 Min Read
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.
By Ellany Lea • Dec 7, 2016 • 4 Min Read
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.