LYL PODCAST EPISODE 154: Why An Ex-Vice President Of AOL Chose To Be A Life Coach (The Best Of Episode 21)

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One of my mentors, Srikumar Rao likes to say, “If it doesn’t make your heart sing, you shouldn’t be doing it.”

What is in your heart that you’re so passionate about?

Have you been putting it off?

The universe is going to give us infinite ideas and possibilities but they’re not going to stick around forever for us to take action.

Your action can lead you to a brand new life where you are fulfilled.

In today’s episode of The Launch Your Life Podcast, I take you back to one of the first episodes I released on The Menopause Movement Podcast with Laurie Wright as we talked about entering a new chapter in life with renewed passion, purpose, and focus.

Laurie Wright developed a program called, Make The Rest Your Best to help passionless empty nesters create their own unique heart-centered action plans and have them be ready to experience midlife.

Tune in today and stay to the end to find out why hiring a coach is life-changing.


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The Alphabet Versus the Goddess

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What’s Discussed in This Episode:

(02:23) Laurie shares her midlife transformation—from being a health and fitness coach to a life coach.
(06:51) No matter what you do in life, you have to want it from the heart, not because it’s what’s going to make your parents proud, or because it’s what’s going to make your husband happy.
(11:29) Within a couple of years of promotion after promotion and reaching the vice president position in AOL, Laurie started to get anxiety attacks.
(12:11) The link between menopause and anxiety
(13:12) Misplacement and losing control
(14:21) Empty nest: Loss of identity after children move out of the house
(15:22) Misplacement in marriage, taking risks and getting back your passion in life
(21:21) There’s a field of infinite possibilities.
(24:15) Liquid courage
(27:05) Behavior change from a scientific standpoint
(28:07) The role of meditation in self-improvement
(31:49) The metaphysics in religion and why it’s vital in empowering women
(34:44) Why is having a period considered as something embarrassing?
(37:30) Beliefs shape our reality.
(38:58) Turning your passion and advocacy into revenue
(42:36) Laurie shares her coaching evolution and transformation in detail.
(44:57) Why is hiring a coach life-changing?
(49:22) You learn so much from a community with like-minded people.

Dr. Michelle Gordon

Surgeon, TV Host, Author, Speaker.
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