Welcome

Hi there,

I’M TERESA YOUNG.

As “Left Coast Coach”, my holistic coaching mission is all about you living your dream, wherever you are. This is an era of extraordinary opportunity to do life your way, walking whatever path is deeply meaningful to you. And yes, then you’re also modeling that for others. So you living your dream in healthy new ways is also a form of leadership that helps move everybody forward. Beautiful!

I coach by phone, in person, and via Skype outside the U.S.

Inner to outer

Eventually we all seek fulfillment, whether in the “design phase” of our lives or in burnout mode after building a resume, a body of work, a relationship. A lifestyle.

Maybe you’re experiencing too much stress right now, or you need to address a health challenge. Maybe work is unfulfilling. Maybe you just aren’t engaged in life in a way that’s deeply meaningful to you. Maybe you need space and time for important inner work to set the stage for what you’ll create next in the outer world. What will truly express you? What will best contribute you to the world, at least now, these days. This season. Or next year. The next ten years. And that’s the thing: you get to say. Including, “I don’t know yet.”

Why coaching?

Coaching is for bold, savvy folks who want to actually live what they want most, rather than just dreaming about it.

  • The more clear you become about what you want to create, who you want to be, how you want to live, the more fully you can realize that you want. And you don’t need to know for all time. How about now? What’s next? Coaching brings laser beam focus to clarifying dreams and goals.
  • What comes up along the way? What gets in the way? Coaching is committed facilitation. Coaching is sacred space. Coaching impacts your experience of and approach to inner and outer questions, quandaries, and challenges.
  • What’s the plan? Coaching includes measurable action-planning. Coaching moves you forward. Period. That is, if action-planning is what you need. Or maybe you need a break from the analytical you. The driven you. Period. :)
  • With you 100% enjoyably engaged in life in the ways that matter most to you, the journey really is the destination. It really, really is. Really. (Really beautiful.)

Why a “holistic” approach?

In a holistic approach, we’ll work within an overarching view of your life, circumstances, and passions in pursuing your goals. A holistic approach is inspiring and energizing, whether you’re meeting a pragmatic challenge or a crisis of meaning. Holistic coaching gets to your deepest, most central goals, promoting congruent forward movement. The progress that you make then, whether incremental or exponential, unfolds in ways that suit the largest, deepest, wisest you. Ahhhh. Yes.

— Karen, Fortune 100 executive, wife, and mom of two little ones

— Amara, multi-talented millennial busy creating her professional life

 — Stephen, making a mid-life career change to entrepreneurship

— Michelle, young creative on the rise

Ready to create what you really, really want?

On your mark, get set… oh, and FYI, slow and steady wins the race. No worries, no hurry, the process wants to be enjoyable… even deliciously so. Let’s GO!

Services

Exploratory Conversation

This call is an opportunity to share issues, perspectives, and values. Goals you already know of. An opportunity to get a sense of one another’s energy. Do we feel like a fit in this uniquely powerful and sacred relationship? We’ll ask and answer that question together. Beautiful.

Holistic Coaching Services

My style is nurturing and developmental. I believe daily life should be very good! We may begin our work together with the Energy Leadership Index™, a phenomenal attitudinal assessment that you’ll take online in about 20 minutes. You’ll receive a written report illustrating your energy usage habits within about 24 hours. Its purpose is to show you how you’re currently utilizing your life force, both when things are going reasonably well and when you’re feeling stressed. Our initial discussion of your energy habits jump-starts our holistic coaching conversation, taking it deep fast, beneath the perhaps habitual static of personal habits, fears, assumptions, and limiting beliefs. Where it wants to be.

I’ll be your coach and champion, in your corner, as you work to gather, contain, protect, and direct your energy—your most precious resource—to accomplish what you want most. I typically coach in 6- to 12-month increments these days, as that’s what it can take to forge exciting new pathways. We’ll craft an approach that fits your particular path and goals.

The Energy Leadership Index™

The Energy Leadership Index™ is a one-of-a-kind assessment that enables individuals to hold up mirrors to their perceptions, attitudes, behaviors, and overall capabilities to lead themselves and others. The ELI gives you a baseline for your current performance and overall energetic tendencies.

The realizations that you’ll gain from the Energy Leadership Index™ assessment and debrief will change the way you view yourself and your world. This is evolutionary work toward creating the life that you want and deserve. Really.

About Teresa Young

I’m a certified professional coach, multi-instrumentalist, music educator, and lifelong student of the wild, wonderful human journey. A transplant to L.A. from the East Coast in 2004, I immediately felt right at home. It seemed like everybody was going after a dream or two while busy being themselves, which has always been my approach.

If you’re on the path, you’re at the goal. ~ Carl Jung

From my satisfying obsessions as a musician and music educator, to three years of training in energy medicine and somatic studies, to beginning a holistic coaching practice in 2000 using that core energetic training, to earning a coaching certification once the profession was well established, I’ve lived my passions, and I want you living yours. Then the journey really is the destination, and your body/mind/spirit is engaged in life in ways that can keep you energized and inspired over the long haul. You aren’t waiting for your real life to begin… someday. As Jung said, if you’re on the path, you’re at the goal. These days I call that “left coast” living, wherever you are. :)

 

Contact

 

Reach out to me at (888) 884-2482, or below. Ready for an exploratory conversation? Considering holistic coaching? Intrigued by the Energy Leadership Index™?

As you call or write, begin setting your intention to have what you really, really want. Yessss.

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