Posts by Sunny Massad
Why we Teach Positive Psychology
Have you ever heard of the resilience of the human spirit? It refers to people who experience pain and heartache but develop characteristics like strength and endurance, not in spite of their adversities, but as a direct result of them. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity. The Women’s Leadership Institute for Conscious…Read More
Awaken Yourself, Awaken Humanity
Awaken Yourself, Awaken Humanity by Sunny Massad, Ph.D. If you don’t feel like you have control over your own peace of mind, health and happiness, you may not have learned that it is not only okay, but essential to the wellbeing of humanity, that you give yourself what you REALLY want. Unless you learn practical…Read More
Why I Took This Life Coach Training THREE Times
By: Jessie Mowry graduate and faculty member of WLICC You know that old saying, “Once just isn’t enough”? Well, this was certainly the case for me when waking up to my true self meant breaking deeply cemented habits. Before I became a counselor I was a patient of psychotherapy for nearly 15 years. While in…Read More
Inspiration is an Inside Job: Using Life Coaching Principles to Improve Your Personal Life
by Sunny Massad, Ph.D. Everyone has hopes and ideas about how things will be in the future and curiosity about how long it will take for each desire to be satisfied. Young people want to be older, poor people want to be richer, single people want to have partners. Human beings aspire to expand. Planning…Read More
How Learning to Be a Life Coach Healed My Life
Guest story from Rachel Streater – Certified Life Coach and graduate of WLICC Hard Life Times Although I wasn’t consciously aware of it, I was a sad, lonely, and confused person when I first met Dr. Sunny Massad. I felt completely helpless as it was a dark time in my life. I spent a lot…Read More
Summertime And The Livin’ Is… Not Meant To Be Stressful!
What’s the first thing you think of when you think of Summer? I’ll bet it’s not stress! Yet so many people burn themselves out trying to fit in time to play during the Summer months that they tend to exhaust themselves. Work addiction, overeating, depression, anger, escapism, and substance abuse are just a few of…Read More
Could You Pursue a Life Coach Career?
Are you the type of woman who could pursue a career as a life coach? In my experience as a life coach, author, and teacher, there are two types of women in the world: those who say a resounding Yes! to life and those who merely show up; the “shoulder-shruggers.” My students are generally the…Read More
(3) Making Peace with Yourself Just as You Are
Making Peace with Yourself Just as You Are – Step 3 of “How to Create an Awesome Legacy.” Have you noticed that the more you focus on improving yourself, the more you find to improve? The desire to fix parts of ourselves stems from feeling that where we are right now does not measure up to…Read More
(2) How To Tackle Your Fears Head On!
How To Tackle Your Fears Head On! – Step 2 of “How to Create an Awesome Legacy.” Many women attempt to hide their fears when they are “out in the world” doing business. This is partly because when women entered the workplace, they had to adapt to environments that were already male-dominated. Back in the…Read More
Say Goodbye to Self-Imposed Suffering
“Problems are not caused by circumstances. They are caused by the way you think about your circumstances.” Sunny Massad, Ph.D. Say Goodbye to Self-Imposed Suffering – Step 1 of “How to Create an Awesome Legacy.” Let’s face it: always being on your way to a better “you” is an exhausting pursuit! So the idea of…Read More