Maya Gudka, Executive Coach, London Business SchoolExecutive Coach & Facilitator; Positive Psychology Practitioner & Researcher; , YourPlate; London Business School
- YourPlate; London Business School
- United Kingdom
For nearly 20 years, I've worked in the digital media sector, with hands-on experience in editorial, marketing, sales and R&D. I'm passionate about engaging and understanding customers to develop great content and products. Formerly Chief Product & Customer Officer at Zapnito, I'm now an advisor to the company.
Hi! I'm Louise. I founded Bodhi Babes to inspire & support women and to help you create and live the life you desire. I've been there! Working jobs that made me miserable, spending all my time building businesses for little reward and feeling confused about what exactly I was doing it all for. It took me years to gain the confidence, clarity and right mindset to create the freedom based business and life I desired and I want to share my tools and practices with you, so you can start living the life you desire now. Feeling Stuck I trained as an actress and presenter always knew that was what I wanted to do but lacked the confidence, clarity and mindset to make it happen when I was younger, I also felt the pressure to get a 'real job' and my self- belief took a knock every time I went up for a casting or role I didn't get. So, I put my dreams to one side and took jobs and began building careers in other industries, first in real estate, then in advertising. I've always been creative and working in a corporate environment didn't suit me. I craved the freedom to work for myself and so decided to start my own businesses, I really had no idea what I was doing at first and learnt as I went along. I had some success with a property management and private PA business and then fitness coaching business, but something was still missing. Gaining Clariy After a series of events that got me questioning my life's purpose, including a dear friend and client passing away and personally suffering from depression, I realised it was time to take control and gain the clarity I needed to create the life I truly desire. So in 2012 I began a serious journey of self-development, working on all areas in my life and business, to regain my self-belief, balance and reconnect with who I am as an individual. Since gaining that clarity and focus, I have been able to create the life I could before only dream of. I am acting and presenting again and have worked on some brilliant films. I discovered that I also love coaching and from working with my fitness clients I found that women were looking for more than fitness coaching and it was actually their self-belief and confidence that needed the most work and many women are searching for the clarity and tools to create the business and life they want. Bodhi Babes Bodhi Babes began because I got clear on what my core desired feelings were and I realised that I have it within ME to achieve more than I had ever allowed myself to imagine before. Bodhi Babes is one of my great passions in life now and if I didn't get that inner clarity it would never have existed. I would also not be running beautiful workshops, 1-1 sessions, or writing this message for you. I am so blessed to have seen the light and the chance to create a life I am so in love with and that feels great. I want you to feel the same... Bodhi (Sanskrit: बोधि; and Pali) in Buddhism is the understanding possessed by a Buddha regarding the nature of things. It is traditionally translated into English with the word enlightenment and literally means awakened.
Hello Psychologies Tribe, Let me introduce myself! I'm an experienced journalist with a career spanning more than 30 years writing for newspapers, magazines and online publications in Australia and the UK. I write about relationships, health and humanitarian issues. I'm a qualified Counsellor and Workshop Facilitator. I moved from Australia to the UK in 2009 and now live near the beach in Folkestone, Kent and part of the year in Kenya doing community work.
Marketing consultant and performance coach running a business to support individuals and SMEs in their growth and development, fundamentally to increase confidence and get a healthy work/life balance. Alongside volunteering for a number of charities, Michelle is a mum of two and an advocate of clean air and green spaces. She loves nature, photography, writing and most of all learning. "Never stop learning. If you don't think you can do it, change your mind set and at least try."
Do you want to be happier and more resilient? Some people seem to just 'bounce back' no matter what life throws at them. We can't choose many of life's events but we certainly do have a choice about how we respond. My passion for mental health began 25 years ago when I suffered postnatal depression and realised the help I needed simply wasn't there. The pills didn't work. In fact they made things worse. What I really needed was to understand how anxiety, depression and emotional ill health can develop. I needed to learn good 'mind management' skills which would act like a 'psychological inoculation' against future problems. When I recovered, I made a decision to find out how and why I had become so depressed and made a personal pledge to do something to provide the kind of help for others which I had needed. I wanted to prevent people suffering unnecessarily. So I embarked on a personal and professional journey and, along the way, developed a brand new approach to health and well-being. My journey began with four years of traditional counselling training, followed by a postgraduate diploma in psychotherapy. I studied cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), hypnotherapy, coaching and cognitive neuroscience. I built up 30,000 hours professional experience which I brought together into the new happiness and resilience programme l named 'Fusion.' I also wrote a book about how to resolve post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), founded a therapeutic coaching charity and trained volunteers to work in this new way. This training programme would later become the nationally accredited Fusion Therapeutic Coaching Diploma and Distance Learning Skills Certificate. Now... The journey continues. Now I want to reveal all my professional secrets about good mind management to as many people as possible through social media and by training Fusion Breakthrough trainers from all over the world. One of them could be you... Something new.. Something different.. Something which lasts.. What if you could experience one day which could actually change your life for good; giving you your own eureka moment; not only helping you create a vision of the life you want to live, but actually give you the real skills to get there and stay there? Fusion is a tried and tested system which combines the best of psychotherapy and coaching into a powerful new formula for lasting change. My aim is to help and empower as many people as possible to feel their best, be their best and live their best lives. Perhaps I could help you too....
Having a philosophical background I keep my mind open to what constantly unfolds around me. I believe that we all came to this world with a purpose and message to deliver. We are here to learn and we are here to teach. No encounter is accidental or useless. Each person crosses paths with us for a reason. Nothing is permanent. We can learn anything at any age. We are the only limit for ourselves. And they are just some of my beliefs…
With 25 years experience at the interface of business and creativity, Jo draws on her roots in culture and communication, her experience in engagement practice and passion for well-being to drive meaningful engagement in the workplace. Research and evidence show that employee engagement and wellbeing reinforce each other. Work CAN make you feel happy!