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Women | Health | Life: A Powerful Quote from a Wise Woman

As a life, executive and organizational coach in the helping professions, I often encounter folks who are trying to ‘fix’ others.

Deborah Adele, author of “The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice” has a beatiful and wise way of speaking about this.

‘When we are unwilling to look deeply and courageously into our own lives, we can easily violate others in many subtle ways that we may not even be aware of, thinking that we are actually helping them.

Thinking we know what is better for others becomes a subtle way we do violence. When we take it upon ourselves to ‘help’ the other we whittle away at their sense of autonomy. Nonviolence asks us to trust the other’s ability to find the answer they are seeking. It asks us to have faith in the other, not feel sorry for them. Nonviolence asks us to trust the other’s journey and love and support others to their highest image of themselves, not our highest image of them. It asks that we stop managing ourselves, our experience, others, and others’ experiences of us. Leave the other person free of our needs, free to be themselves and free to see us as they choose.’

Powerful words and indeed, the foundational philosophy of the ‘coaching relationship’.

namaste,

Zoey

Women ~ Health ~ Life: Words of Wisdom About Letting Go

‘Words of Wisdom’ to start your day:

‘A bird cannot hold its perch and fly. Neither can we grasp anything and be free.’

~ Deborah Adele

Deborah, in this chapter of her book ‘The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice’ is writing about
‘Aparigrapha’ or ‘non-attachment’ and also says ‘Nonattachment does not mean that we don’t care. In fact, no attachment freeze us up to be immersed in appreciation of life and one another.’

I find the practice of ‘aparigrapha’ to be an interesting dance of observing and separating cultural and familial conditioning and expectations from the present moment.

Enjoy this moment in time.

zoey

zoey ryan BSc., PCC

personal certified healthy life coach for wise women

hatha yoga instructor

yoga & life coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul

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Words of Wisdom ~ Inspirational Quote of the Day

Topaz Lotus Inspired Living: Inspirational Quote & Words of Wisdom

 

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.”

 

As seen on facebook …

 

Have a fantastic spring day my friends!

 

in peace & mindfulness,

zoey

zoey ryan ~ yoga & life coach for wise women

 

coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul!

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Inspired Living: Words of Wisdom & Meditation Focus for the Day

Meditation Focus for the Day or Week

 

Asteya: Non-stealing

‘Why steal from your life by steeling your will?

Instead, be still and love God.’

by Catherine Larsen from ‘The Yamas and Niyamas: Exploring Yogas Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele

 

in mindfulness,

zoey

zoey ryan ~ holistic yoga life coach for wise women

 

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Women ~ Health ~ Life: Inspirational Quote of the Day

Topaz Lotus Living: Inspirational Quote of the Day

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.”

As seen on facebook  …

Have a fantastic day friends,

 

in peace and mindfulness,

zoey

zoey ryan ~ yoga life coach for wise women

coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul

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Life Coach for Wise Women

What do you think about my new biz card and big thanks and shout out to Jenny Hughes of ‘Me and You Bags’ for the design!

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Women ~ Health ~ Life: An Inspirational Quote from a Wise Woman Leader

An Inspirational Quote from a Wise Woman Leader

Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.”

~ Margaret J. Wheatley

 

In peace and mindfulness,

Zoey

Zoey Ryan BSc., PCC
executive ~ leadership ~ life coach for wise women

values based leadership & life coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul!

Enjoy this special calming visual … with ‘blissings’ from Zoey

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
~ Mary Oliver from the poem A Summers Day

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Women ~ Health ~ Life: Coaching Tip And Affirmation for the Week

Coaching Tip and Affirmation for the week!

 

Coaching Tip: Know the values that are most important to you!

 

“As I live my life based on my clearly held values, my my life and work week unfolds easily and effortlessly!”

 

Enjoy your week lovely friends!

 

In peace and mindfulness,

Zoey

Zoey Ryan BSc., PCC
executive ~ leadership ~ life coach for wise women

mindfulness based life coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul!

Enjoy this special calming visual … with ‘blissings’ from Zoey

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
~ Mary Oliver from the poem A Summers Day

 

Women ~ Life ~ Health: Inspirational Quote from a Wise Woman

Inspirational Quote by a Very Wise Woman

 

“I love to see a young girl ((  ‘or woman’ Zoey’s words )) go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”

– Maya Angelou

 

Let’s grab those lapels lovely friends!

 

In peace and mindfulness,

Zoey

Zoey Ryan BSc., PCC
executive ~ leadership ~ life coach for wise women

mindfulness life coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul!

Enjoy this special calming visual … with ‘blissings’ from Zoey

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
~ Mary Oliver from the poem A Summers Day

Women ~ Life ~ Health: Monday Mornings Back To Work

I needed a little help getting going this Monday morning when my alarm went off at 5:15 am and then I thought of all the parents and athletes from the Olympics who have all likely had many, many early mornings!

I thought too of folks single parenting and those who do runs and bike rides and paddles all for cancer research.

So, here I am, with runners on, heading out for a run and then a wonderful full week of work!

I am motivated by others dedication and the great work we are currently doing in our prenatal health coaching and yoga with vulnerable pregnant moms!

Have a fabulous day beautiful wise women!

In peace and mindfulness,

Zoey

Zoey Ryan BSc., PCC
executive ~ leadership ~ life coach for wise women

mindfulness life coaching to set your heart on fire and soothe your soul!

Enjoy this special calming visual … with ‘blissings’ from Zoey

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
~ Mary Oliver from the poem A Summers Day

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