Welcome

Hi there,

I’M TERESA YOUNG.

Holistic coaching with me is all about you living your dream in healthy, sustainable new ways, wherever you are. 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 we’re experiencing too much stress, or need to address a health challenge. Maybe work is unfulfilling. Whether proactively, to re-charge energetically, or somewhere in between, we may eventually need space and time for important inner work to set the stage for us to create in the outer world what will truly express us.

Why coaching?

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

  • The more clear you are about what you want, the more efficiently you can realize it. Coaching brings laser beam focus to dreams and goals.
  • What comes up that gets in the way? Coaching is committed facilitation that transforms your approach to inner and outer challenges.
  • What’s the plan, Stan? Coaching includes measurable action-planning that moves you forward. Period.
  • With you 100% enjoyably engaged in what matters most to you, the journey really is the destination. It’s a beautiful way to live.

Why a “holistic” approach?

In a holistic approach we take 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 most central goals, promoting totally 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.

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

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

— Michelle, a young creative on the rise

Ready to create what you really, really want?

On your mark… get set… LET’S GO!

Services

Exploratory Conversations

This “pre-game talk” is an opportunity to share issues, perspectives, values, goals. To get a sense of one another’s energy. Do we feel like a fit in this uniquely powerful relationship? We’ll mutually assess the situation. Beautiful, right?

Holistic Coaching Services

My style is nurturing and developmental. I believe daily life should be very good! We’ll probably begin our work together with the Energy Leadership Index™ (see below), 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 are currently utilizing your life force, both when things are going reasonably well and when you’re feeling stressed.

Our discussion of your assessment report jump-starts our coaching conversation past weeks of “getting to know each other.” Then I’ll coach you in containing, protecting, and directing your energy—your most precious resource—to accomplish what you want most. I typically coach in 3-month increments. 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, educator, multi-instrumentalist, 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 with special emphasis on the chakra system, 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 healthy 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, or at teresa@leftcoastcoach.com. Ready for an exploratory conversation? Considering holistic coaching or the Energy Leadership Index™?

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

 

Blog

A Request to Share: Synchronicity Stories

First, what is synchronicity? Synchronicity has fascinated me since I encountered it decades ago as a philosophically curious 24 year-old. It cuts right to the core of some contradictory leanings of mine, since my worldview is fundamentally existential, and I’m deeply spiritual. Tangled twine in terms of personal attributes, right? For my current purposes, I’ll define …

Podcast episode 2: Time to… trust.

Episode 2 of my podcast Live Your Dream for Real is available now on iTunes. In this episode, covering more of what I consider foundational terrain, I address trusting yourself and the flow of your life. Yesssss. Oh, and I don’t mean from some “Pollyanna Lalaland” perspective. Check it out: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-2-more-foundation-time-to-trust/ And share your questions …

Live Your Dream. For Real.

I’m delighted to introduce you to my podcast. Access it on iTunes via the image above. Subscribe, then share it with anyone in your circle who needs just this kind of encouragement right now. :) Enjoy, and send me your questions! xo Teresa