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Transformation Inspirations : Lilla Fletcher (Inspired Transformation Case Study)

Transformation Inspirations : Lilla Fletcher (Inspired Transformation Case Study)

I am so excited to share with you Lilla’s Transformation Inspirations story! Lilla Fletcher and I met at a Vipassana 10-Day silent meditation course over the summer in 2016 and very quickly became friends (can you imagine?!!! hahaha!). When I got ready to open up a very intimate run of my annual course, Inspired Transformation, for whatever reason Lilla’s name stood out to me intuitively.

So I sent her a message and told her what I was feeling and OH. MY. was my intuition so on point. Turns out, my dear friend Lilla was in serious need of some inspiration and transformation as she was claiming her power and re-claiming her life after being in a very toxic and abusive situation at home. Within Inspired Transformation Lilla grew from being a scared but willing young lady, to a blossoming, clear, and powerful woman. 

 

Inspired Transformation Student Case Study, Lilla Fletcher, from the Spirit + Soul blog
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Now, let’s get into Lilla’s bad-ass Transformation Inspirations interview!

 

Where were you in life and how were you feeling before you experienced Inspired Transformation?
I had just come out of a bad situation when I joined inspired transformation. Inspired transformation gave me the clarity to see exactly what I want and who I want to become. Inspired Transformation also gave me the insight to see what can stop me from achieving dreams.
What were your hesitations or concerns about enrolling in Inspired Transformation?
My only concern was financial when enrolling in this course. She was willing to work with me and was even willing to take payment on installments. Having known Riley previously I knew that I was in safe guiding hands.
What was the most powerful part of the course experience for you + your journey?
The support that I gained by taking Inspired Transformation was extremely powerful for me. Having left a situation that made me feel powerless Inspired Transformation helped me find my power again.
How did you feel as you explored and experienced Inspired Transformation throughout the 6 weeks?
I felt inspired, wary of confronting what I did want, I felt powerful and I found myself accessing the things I needed to confront to move past an obstacle in my way. A rollercoaster of emotions in a course that pushes you to manifest what you want, exactly as it should be.
Would you share your overall Inspired Transformation experience?
Having just left an all encompassing 4 year relationship that had left me without a voice, without access to my inner power and felt suffocating. I was on the search to find myself again. Inspired transformation was one of the steps that I took to finding myself and with the support and guidance I gained from this course I have started to gain my power back with a vengeance. I can visualize who I want to be and what I want in life which I was blind to for so long. I can’t thank Riley, and this course, enough for lending me guidance in my time of need.
What was your biggest fear about claiming your life, desires, and the person you wanted to become?
My biggest fear in claiming my life and desires is to find that I cannot rise to the challenge of having the life that I want.
How do you feel about that fear now?
I have the support and tools to face my fears and become the person I want to become.
What has been your biggest take-away from the Inspired Transformation experience?
That I have the power to make my own destiny.
If you were to share the Inspired Transformation course with someone you know, or someone thinking about enrolling, what would you say to them?
I would explain Inspired Transformation as a course to help guide and find the person you want to become. A course that lends clarity and support in finding you.
What would you say to someone afraid of or hesitant to invest in Inspired Transformation?
I would say that you are not investing in a simple course. Instead you are investing in yourself. If you do not find yourself worthy of having the life that you want and yet want a change desperately. Take a chance and make the leap to invest in a course that gives you the support to make a change.
Now that you have co-created and cultivated your intentional Inspired Transformation, what do you have to share about the course experience and your transformation for someone who is on the opposite side of transformation?
Be open, your possibilities are endless, you have a hidden power that you merely have to access. Listen to your heart and follow it because you are the only one who knows the right path for you. Take control and say no more to the things holding you back. It is your time and now is the time to take it.
YOU. GUYS. Can you see why Lilla + her story of total triumph are so damn inspiring? How could I keep her magic to myself?! I had to share her + her magic with you! And I am so excited to say that her vision of family + being a business owner babe are becoming reality as we speak! Lilla recently got engaged to her quite literal knight in shining armor, and very soon she will be beginning her powerful business ventures.
If this is interview and Lilla’s story resonates with you, and you’d like to cultivate and experience your own Inspired Transformation, you can enroll in the 6 week course experience now right hereNow is your time, and it’s time you LIVE in your light
Namaste
~Riley Reign
Transformation Inspirations : Cara Samuels (Inspired Transformation Case Study)

Transformation Inspirations : Cara Samuels (Inspired Transformation Case Study)

Today I am so proud to share with you the Inspired Transformation Case Study of Cara Samuels, a fabulous Inspired Transformation alum, and a definite Transformation Inspiration!
Inspired Transformation is a 6 week online course experience designed to help you consciously and intentionally cultivate YOUR Inspired Transformation. This course will help you to elevate your life so that you can live in your truth, shine your light, and become the person your soul is calling you to become. The 2018 class of Inspired Transformation enrollment is open NOW through January 12th (2018), and the course will begin live January 15th. 
Inspired Transformation Student Case Study, Cara Samuels, from the Spirit + Soul blog
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Cara Samuels is an incredibly bright and dedicated light-worker! She joined a very special intimate group of Inspired Transformation that I ran this past fall all the way from Scotland, and she completely flourished within her confidence, desires, and readiness to step fully into herself and her gifts! Here is her lovely Inspired Transformation interview for Transformation Inspirations!
Where were you in life and how were you feeling before you experienced Inspired Transformation?
At the beginning of a journey and feeling a little lost.
What were your hesitations or concerns about enrolling in Inspired Transformation?
I would say that I was just unsure about what it was about, or what we would be working on.
What was the most powerful part of the course experience for you + your journey?
The inner-work that you do is incredibly powerful, and so exciting to consider what you can achieve for yourself!
How did you feel as you explored and experienced Inspired Transformation throughout the 6 weeks?
The course was very exciting – I definitely feel abundant in both my dreams and my ability to get there!
Would you share your overall Inspired Transformation experience?
This course gives you exactly what it says it will – an Inspired Transformation. In 6 weeks, it is incredible how much you can change, and I now feel that not only are my goals achievable – I can create much more than I had ever given thought to!
What was your biggest fear about claiming your life, desires, and the person you wanted to become?
I can honestly say that I didn’t really consider this until the course – Inspired Transformation made me think about that, in a safe space, be curious about what my fears might be, and how to change my story. My biggest fear was definitely around my ability to see things through, and stick with my goals.
How do you feel about that fear now?
Now, I feel that I am responsible for how I create my outcome. I can certainly still have those doubts, but they don’t have to dictate my outcome.
What has been your biggest take-away from the Inspired Transformation experience?
Thinking bigger, and how to deal with the fear and doubt that inevitably comes up.
If you were to share the Inspired Transformation course with someone you know, or someone thinking about enrolling, what would you say to them?
Definitely do it – give it the time it deserves, and you definitely deserve the outcome!
What would you say to someone afraid of or hesitant to invest in Inspired Transformation?
What you get out of this is worth far more than your investment!
Now that you have co-created and cultivated your intentional Inspired Transformation, what do you have to share about the course experience and your transformation for someone who is on the opposite side of transformation?
I totally get it – I don’t think doubt, fear, confusion, will ever be something we live without, but you will have the tools to work through all the limitations and toward your better self and come out the other end in a better place than you ever think is achievable!
You’ve heard me harping on about Inspired Transformation over the last few months, and now you get to see it’s magic in real life! Cara was such an incredible student of Inspired Transformation and I am so grateful to hold space and cheer her on as she creates her dream coaching business and realizes the life of her dreams this year!
If this is interview and Cara’s story resonates with you, and you’d like to cultivate and experience your own Inspired Transformation, you can enroll in the 6 week course experience now right here. Now is your time, and it’s time you LIVE in your light
Namaste
~Riley Reign
Transformation Inspirations : Roger Webb, Belief Breakthrough Guru

Transformation Inspirations : Roger Webb, Belief Breakthrough Guru

Welcome to this week’s Transformation Inspiration interview! This week I am SO excited to share with you the story + teachings of the incredibly powerful Belief Breakthrough Guru, Roger Webb. Roger has been a personal inspiration and mentor to me for the last year or so, and his BBT Live! event changed my life for the better by helping me to truly and wholeheartedly step into my power and OWN it.

Roger Webb  has been a Life/Wellness Coach and Sales & Management trainer for individuals & companies all over the globe for over 20 years.  He has worked with all levels of businesses, from small sales organizations to fortune 500 companies.  As a Master NLP Practitioner, Roger has a keen insight to the subconscious mind, and has a deep commitment to helping others break through their limiting beliefs, to achieve amazing success, both personally and professionally.  He has raised 5 amazing kids on his own, and is deeply committed to empowering others to live lives of passion, authenticity, optimal health, and love!

 

Transformation Inspirations presents Roger Webb, Belief Breakthrough Guru from the Spirit & Soul blog
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In Roger’s own words, here is his story of transformation…

“My story… wow, that’s a potential novel (really)!  I am a single dad, and have spent the last 7 years raising 5 awesome kids, on my own. It’s taught me a lot about what maters in life.  I have been a life coach, for 20+ years, and the last 10 as a Master NLP Practitioner. I have a deep passion for helping people realize the Divine Truths about themselves and create a bigger, better, life of magic.  I’ve gone through massive transformation in my own life over the last 10 years, and find that my authenticity and passion can impact others, and empower them to dream and move!   My own growth, required the shedding of nearly everything I was taught and believed growing up, which forced me to recreate myself, from scratch.  I made many mistakes along the way, and each one of them taught me a more beautiful lesson than the one before.   My work as a Life Coach/Master NLP Practitioner over 20 years brought me to a deep passion around helping people break through their limiting beliefs.  I believe that limiting beliefs are the cause of most issues/challenges that people have.  With that said, I discovered something profound this past summer. My personal focus this year, has been around self love. I really wanted to fall in love with myself.  As I went through this process, I came to a realization that SELF LOVE is truly the root of it all. The more I fell in love with myself, the less power my limiting beliefs had over me, and the more I was able to see my weaknesses and challenges.  It’s been a pretty amazing journey!” ~ Roger Webb

Now let’s get into this inspirational interview!

 

Where were you at before you transformed your life? What was your experience, emotional state, and perspective like?

I am having a hard time remembering that man. I was raised in a pretty controlling religious upbringing, where I was told what and how to believe. In the end, very little of those beliefs stuck with me, as I shed them for a deeper and greater understanding of universal truths, and my own relationship with Divinity.  I was the opposite of what I am today. I was timid, quiet, reserved, and led a very mediocre life, which was just fine for me, back then.   I saw life through a VERY small lens. Everything was black or white. My view of life, the world, and humanity was very one sided. I had no clue what my role was on this Earth, and was ok with that. I was also living in a space in which it wasn’t ok to be authentic. No one talked about what was really going on inside of them. Especially if it was viewed as negative. I wore the same mask that most of those in my life wore.  Everything was ok, and God forbid we ever said otherwise.  That led me to living a life of being numb.  I knew about emotions, but I had no reference point for many of them. I knew sadness very well… but that’s about it.

During that period of your life, what did you wish for or dream of the most for yourself?

Nothing. Growing up, I was a big dreamer. I wanted it all.  However, I was taught by many people in my life that dreams were impractical. So in my mid twenties, I stopped dreaming.  Al I wanted to be was a good husband and a good father. Don’t get me wrong – there is nothing wrong with either of those and they are amazing things to aspire to… but I knew deep in my heart that I could and would be so much more!  Yet, every time I started dreaming, I was told by those in my life that it wasn’t “practical” so I stopped.   I always knew I’d be a hell of a dad, and I am… But when I regained my ability to dream, and my passion and vest for having a bigger, better, greater life, I realized that a BIG part of me being an amazing dad, was to show my kids the truth about life… The truth that ANYTHING is within their reach!  I am dreaming again, and I’m seeing my kids starting to dream too!

When your life began to change, what cause the shift(s) for you?

I had a massive crisis of faith and personal identity. Everything I had been raised believing, crumbled around me. I had two choices, lie under the rubble, or or rise up and build something new! I realized that at that moment, I had an opportunity to completely recreate my life as I wanted it to be! It has been the most difficult & painful experience to date, but it has brought me to an immensely beautiful place in my life!
What did your transformation look like for you, and how did the experience feel?
For me, it looked like shedding who I was, to become who I knew I could become. A true metamorphosis.  There are very few things about me now that are a part of that guy. As I think about it… I know that who I am now, was in there all along… It just took a jackhammer, a blowtorch, and a few cases of C4, to get myself out of that prison.   I started with a few personal development seminars, back in 1997. The walls started crumbling, and I couldn’t stop. I became obsessed with discovering who I really am.   As I mentioned earlier, there was a lot of pain involved. IT wasn’t always fun… but it was ALWAYS worth it, and each time I shed another layer, I felt lighter, and happier!
What practice, tool, or mindset has been the most meaningful and impactful for you along your journey?
For me, it’s been a realization and understanding, that I can’t do it ALL at once. I tried for a long time and felt like a failure often. So, my practice now, consists of the following:  1, Work hard to be conscious of every moment. The words I say, the thoughts I think, and the actions I take. Am I doing them consciously?  2.  Do SOMETHING every day towards bettering myself. Even if it’s tiny… Just one thing every day. If I can go to bed, knowing I did something to improve, I’ve won.   3. Be gentle on myself.   4. Take care of my body.   5. Focus on Love, Peace, and Joy.  Anything that doesn’t fit in these three things, or that takes away from them, doesn’t get to take up space in my life.
 

Having gone through the transformation that you have now, what would you say to your past self?

Live your life with passion, authenticity, and love. At all costs. Don’t listen to anything or anyone who distracts you from that path.  ALWAYS remember your own Divinity.  There is power there that you will never fully be able to comprehend!   And I LOVE YOU!
Where is your life now? What is your experience, emotional state, and perspective like?
I’m still on the path.  I have amazing days and I have rough days. However, the rough days now, serve as lessons, so I can rise higher. I’m at peace. Those are words I could never say for many years.  I am truly living my mission, to Live life with passion, authenticity, and love, by walking my talk. That last part is the kicker sometimes. When I’m walking the talk, all of life is great… When I’m not, it’s a good barometer for me that I am out of sync with my mission, and I have work to do.  I feel a constant vibration in my life now. A vibration of growth, of understanding, of joy, and of adventure. Life is a fucking roller coaster. It’s my choice on whether or not I am going to enjoy the ride, (even the scary parts that I don’t like) or chicken out!
Roger Webb is an amazing human and his story is just as amazing and inspirational as well. I am so grateful not only that Roger is in my life but that he lives his life from leadership and open heartedness and is so willing to show up for the betterment of everyone.  l am so proud + grateful to be able to feature him and his work here in the Transformation Inspirations series. If you’d like to learn more from Roger and get more familiar with his work you can do so here.

Transformation Inspirations : Keith McCoy, Author of Choose Different

Transformation Inspirations : Keith McCoy, Author of Choose Different

I am so fucking excited and honored to share today’s Transformation Inspiration interview with you, because today’s feature is so inspiring to me. Perhaps I’m a little biased, as the bad-ass you’re about to meet is my own dad, but I know that even without my bias this man is inspiring many more than he knows and that ripple effect will only continue to grow.

Keith McCoy is a husband, a father and an entrepreneur currently living in Colorado raising his family while growing a wellness business with his wife. Driven by the ideals of freedom, empowerment and radical accountability intermixed with a passion to serve whenever and wherever the need arises, his book, Choose Different is just one of many ways to increase an ever-growing global ripple.

For inquiries or speaking engagements please email choosedifferent@essentialdharma.com

 

Transformation Inspirations interview with Keith McCoy, from the Spirit & Soul blog
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Below, you’ll find a bit of Keith’s story and where he is now written in his own words, from an excerpt of his brand new book (available now), Choose Different, and then we’ll get into this awesome interview.

 

“My intention with this book is to bring to light for you what I believe to be one of the most important, if not the most important, principles that defines how I move about my days, weeks and life now. It is to share with you how I was able to come from the life described above and live this – I have been married to the same amazing woman for 20 years. We have 7 (soon to be 8) beautiful kids together. Even though I tried my damnedest in the beginning to sabotage this relationship, and I certainly caused her some pain, she stuck by me. If not for her I do not know where I would be today. I will always maintain that she was the first to teach me that I deserved to be loved unconditionally. She taught me that I needed to love myself. Because of that I learned somewhere along the line that I had to take responsibility for me; for who I was and for the consequences of my actions.

I was forced to see the ripple effect my actions would cause and to hold myself accountable to those ripples. The reality is that in every single thing we do, consciously or otherwise, we leave a mark, there is a cause and an effect. In everything we do, we have a choice. We may often feel like we don’t. And as we will discuss again, feelings aren’t facts. I recently heard a quote that aligns perfectly with this concept – Reality is often harsh, but always fair. So when you step back and look at the reality of your life, if you truly want clarity, you must remove the emotion and see the situation for what it is: The result of your choices. Each choice has a ripple, a butterfly effect, that either affects us, and those around us, in a detrimental way or in a way that benefits us. We cannot get away from this universal truth. And the sooner you can realize, understand and truly appreciate that you are in control of your decisions, and that ultimately the choices you make are the most important thing in how you live your life, the sooner you can begin to live your life by design.” – Keith McCoy, author of Choose Different

 

Now, let’s get into this super special edition of Transformation Inspirations and get on with the interview bit, shall we?

 

 

Where were you at before you transformed your life? What was your experience, emotional state, and perspective like?


I was angry and lost. Broke and living in a victim mentality. My marriage was on the rocks and my relationship with my kids was not a good one.

 

During that period of your life, what did you wish for or dream of the most for yourself?

I didn’t dream or wish for anything. I didn’t believe that was really possible.

 

When your life began to change, what cause the shift(s) for you?

I realized that if I didn’t make a change I would lose my kids. I would most likely end up alone. I decided that radical change needed to be made immediately and so I chose to stop drinking and to turn inward. To take full responsibility of my actions and to not blame anyone else.

 

What did your transformation look like for you, and how did the experience feel?

I dove into Eastern Philosophy. I read Dharma Punx by Noah Levine and Awakening the Buddha Within by Lama Surya Das. In the beginning I was more angry and confused because i only realized how asleep I had been and how asleep most of the rest of us are. In my attempts to find center I only got deeper into frustration. It took a while for me to swing back and realize that the only journey I need to be concerned with is my own. And that how aware or unaware anyone else was or wasn’t really wasn’t my concern.

 

What practice, tool, or mindset has been the most meaningful and impactful for you along your journey?

Radical Accountability. I am the product of my choices and exactly where I choose to be. Sometimes that is an unconscious choice, or there are unintended consequences of the choices I make. But they are mine and I embrace them. The wins or the lessons, whatever the result.

 

Having gone through the transformation that you have now, what would you say to your past self?

Honestly? I wouldn’t talk to my old self. I have often said that 2017 me and 2005 me would not be friends. But given the opportunity to do so I would tell him to read Choose Different and let that stand on its own.

 

Where is your life now? What is your experience, emotional state, and perspective like? 

I live a very fulfilled life. I still have unachieved business goals and things I want to do but I have clarity in how to get them and understanding that they will come when they’re supposed to and when I have learned the lessons I need to learn that will make me the person who can handle the abundance I am attracting. I have no true complaints and have learned, and still practice improving, loving what is and becoming the best version of myself possible.

 

 

Aside from my immense gratitude for my Dad, he is a living, breathing, legacy leading example of what it means to show up, choose different, and lead both the life you want to and a life that is continuously giving. If you look at your life and the state of things surrounding you and think, “I couldn’t change this if I tried, so why even try.” I hope that you can look at my dad and all of the incredible people featured in this series and know that you can Choose Different. Any moment in time can be your quantum moment. All you’ve got to do is choose. 

 

To purchase Choose Different, follow this link!

 

 

 

 

Namaste
~Riley Reign

 

The Journey Is Messy, Embrace It!

The Journey Is Messy, Embrace It!

Personal + spiritual growth, it sounds so pretty doesn’t it? It is one of the messiest things a person can journey through, and I invite you to know that the mess is the exact reason it is such a beautiful and empowering process. Many of us begin this journey because the sparkle of love + light and enlightenment look so good, and then we begin and we learn that so much of this journey is learning how to rise from the bullshit. That experience is a messy one.

 

The Journey is Messy, Embrace it! from the Spirit & Soul blog
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I’d like to invite you to embrace the mess, and invite it to empower you. Because let’s be real, the mess is the only reason we can grow in the first place. How does a tree’s soil gain enough moisture for a tree to properly grow and thrive? Icy winter’s, stormy summers, and a whole lot of changing climates. The cold of the winter empowers the tree because the tree needs the winter snow to fall and melt. The crashing + pouring storms of the summer empower the trees in the same way, pushing the tree to take it’s roots to a place that will hold it stably, raining water into the soil for the tree to be nourished.

We’ve got icy winters and summer storms of our own and those seasons are messy, but it is within that mess that we learn. It is from the darkness that we can know light, and it is from our own messes that we can find our messages and our lessons.  

There will be times where you don’t know what to say or do, and you won’t know what the right next step will be. There will be times when you feel like you’re going a little bit crazy, but damn you’re so passionate about being able to grow and be as empowered as you can be.

There will be moments when your truth will trigger someone else’s fear, and you’ll likely be named, blamed, and seen as the problem itself.

The magic is though, that we get to choose. We get to choose to play small and keep ourselves safe. We get to choose to live in our passion and take on the mess because let’s be real it’s kind of fun after the fact, and we get to choose to become what we want (or not).

 

 

Is it messy? Sure. Is it sometimes like trying to catch your breath when you’re caught in the current of a wave? Definitely.

But do you remember being a kid and finger painting off of the paper and onto the table, or maybe even yourself? Sure, you got in trouble, after a minute it was uncomfortable, but damn it was worth it to experience that freedom and creation.

Life is fucking messy! But you get to choose who you are, and how you live. So live within the mess with as much grace and joy as you can. Embrace the mess, dance with it, invite it to create (with) You. 

 

If you have any questions that you’d like answered about this topic, leave them in the comments section down below and I will answer them on Facebook Live tomorrow (Nov. 4th, 2017) at 7 am. MST on the Riley Reign fanpage.

 

 

Namaste
~Riley Reign