LIFE COACHING

Empowering conscious leaders

Do you want to live a fully nourished life that you love?
Are you ready to break unhealthy patterns and claim your power?
Are you ready for a mind, body, heart tune up so you can work smarter and flourish?

I am so glad you are here. I have felt all these things too and have gone through and come out the other side. Since I was a child, I received a lot of reinforcement and praise for being strong and my work related or academic accomplishments. As a result, I was often pushing myself too hard with planning, scheduling, choosing work over play, rest, my relationships, etc. In essence, “my inner task” master felt like she never went to sleep.

A few years ago, my inner guru started telling me, “Carley, sweetheart SLOW it down”. I LOVE my work AND I wasn’t feeling very nourished in the areas outside of work. My normal inspired and enthusiastic self was nearing burnout. I have learned that to be a strong leader it is important to listen more to my heart and body and not my mind.

My “inner guru” is much more wise than my “inner overachiever” and is often in tune with what I need and what others need. I have shifted to a slightly slower, but much more effective and satisfying speed where I can really cultivate and bring forth my compassion, emotional and body intelligence, authenticity, and nourish many parts of my life that allow me to be the kind of leader the world needs now.

I feel passionate about supporting my clients with transformative tools I have been applying and researching for over 15 years. These tools inspire greater resilience, compassion, and confidence so that you can share your gifts and create a positive impact at work and in the world. I bring an integrative approach to my coaching and specialize in the areas of career and leadership, well being, and love and relationships.

I don’t just support my clients, I awaken leaders.

I am 100% committed to guiding and
supporting you in the most resourced and
loving way possible.

I observe my clients accomplishing profound change in our work together. My clients and I work as a team where we both invest equally to ensure success and growth. Most of my clients call me “a one stop soul coach“.

My style is warm, interactive, compassionate, and direct. It is my belief that each client has within them the knowledge and power to heal and grow. My role is to help facilitate the discovery with resources, support, and tools.

I would love to work with you and support you to claim your inner guru.

I am 100% committed to guiding and
supporting you in the most resourced and
loving way possible.

I observe my clients accomplishing profound change in our work together. My clients and I work as a team where we both invest equally to ensure success and growth. Most of my clients call me “a one stop soul coach“.

My style is warm, interactive, compassionate, and direct. It is my belief that each client has within them the knowledge and power to heal and grow. My role is to help facilitate the discovery with resources, support, and tools.

I would love to work with you and support you to claim your inner guru.

10 things that lead me to this work

  • I have spent almost 20 years of my life practicing and studying Buddhism. I am a graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Centers 2 year Dedicated Practitioners Program.
  • Since 2013, I have been teaching on various classes around mindfulness, well being resilience, and leadership at Stanford University. I absolutely love teaching and supporting all the staff, students, and faculty there. I also teach professional trainings on mindfulness and resilience for health professionals and clinicians through UC Berkeley.
  • I love research. I have been a lead consultant on several studies with UCSF’s Osher Center of Integrative Medicine and others observing the long term benefits of mindfulness as it relates to weight loss, eating, stress resiliency, and well being.
  • I am an author and regularly contribute on the subjects of mindfulness and well being for Mindful magazine, among other relevant blogs. I am also working on my first book to be unveiled soon.
  • I am a change agent and feel passionate about supporting work places to lead consciously and create positive impact in the world. I have developed large scale well being programs for worksites such as LinkedIn and Bank of the West.
  • I work under the umbrella of executive life coach. I blend my training as a psychotherapist, meditation teacher, integrative medicine, academic, and change agent into my coaching. I have successfully coached thousands of clients in how to access the greatest possibility for their lives.
  • I was voted one of the best life coaches in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016. Thank you. I accept.
  • I feel honored to be the auntie of a heartful and conscious little boy who feels passionate about spreading goodness and protecting the planet one day at a time.
  • I find joy and refuge in nature and you can find me weekly hiking, trail running, or meditating in the beautiful Bay Area hills or beaches.
  • I have an amazing community of women and men in my life who I get to play with, learn from, love, and be supported by.

What is my special sauce?

I find that all my clients initially come to me from a place of imbalance. In our busy society, we are struggling to keep up with the “always on” pace of life. As a result, we are depleted and stuck in some unhealthy patterns that don’t serve us. When our minds, hearts, and bodies are not in balance, we can’t access our greatest potential at work or home. In order to lead others well, we must lead ourselves well.

I feel the most important skill for real change to occur is self awareness. With the ability to see ourselves clearly, our patterns, and what is or is not serving us, we can change, heal, and grow. I integrate my deep understanding of the mind, body, and heart with scientific evidence based tools and mindful practices that inspire growth and sustainable transformation.

I help my clients to tune into what really matters by re-aligning the mind, body, and heart. When balance is present, one can lead an inspired, conscious, and amazing life.

With love,

Carley

What is my special sauce?

I find that all my clients initially come to me from a place of imbalance. In our busy society, we are struggling to keep up with the “always on” pace of life. As a result, we are depleted and stuck in some unhealthy patterns that don’t serve us. When our minds, hearts, and bodies are not in balance, we can’t access our greatest potential at work or home. In order to lead others well, we must lead ourselves well.

I feel the most important skill for real change to occur is self awareness. With the ability to see ourselves clearly, our patterns, and what is or is not serving us, we can change, heal, and grow. I integrate my deep understanding of the mind, body, and heart with scientific evidence based tools and mindful practices that inspire growth and sustainable transformation.

I help my clients to tune into what really matters by re-aligning the mind, body, and heart. When balance is present, one can lead an inspired, conscious, and amazing life.

With love,

Carley

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