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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
This Is For Those That Feel Like Their Dreams Are Impossible

This Is For Those That Feel Like Their Dreams Are Impossible

Throughout my journey I have felt more than enough times that what I am set out to do is nearly impossible, and while spirituality and my soul-journey have more than supported me and held me within that, and carried me all the way to where I am now, I have learned something very valuable from my dreams and goals themselves.

And, that lesson is exactly what I am here to share with you today!

 

This is for those that feel like their dreams are impossible from the Spirit & Soul blog
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So here’s the deal my beautiful soul-seeking, co-creating badasses…

Your dreams are not impossible.
They are almost impossible.

 

#TruthBomb #MicDrop. You see, words have power. More so than we give them credit for. The word almost, in this instant, quite literally creates space for the impossible to be possible. You also grant yourself the permission to be inspired and empowered more than enough to go for it.

 

 

My friends, your dreams, goals, ideas, desires, etc. are not impossible. They are almost impossible. Which makes your dreams, goals, ideas, desires, etc. equally as almost possible. Here, you become empowered. Here, you CAN make it happen. Here, your dreams, goals, ideas, desires, etc. are so much closer to you than you think.

When you operate from this new-found space, you can create anything you dream, think, and desire.

The Law of Attraction says, “Your thoughts create your reality.” So, what are you focused on? How impossible your dreams, goals, ideas, desires, etc. are? Or, how you’ve got just enough space to pull it off, make it happen, manifest magic, and inspire + empower the world with your “almost” impossible mindset to bring positive change.

So to all of you beautiful light-working, inspired as hell souls that are craving something magic but are afraid, feel like (or are told) that your dreams are impossible, or even just don’t know where to start here’s what I’ve got to say :

 

You can do this. 
I know so because I’m doing it too, in my own way, and I’m walking right beside you.

If you believe in yourself and your soul is calling you to show up for something, show up for it. 
It might be scary and push you outside of your comfort zone, but you’ve got magic to share and you can’t hide it or deny the rest of the world that is looking for what you have to offer.

Your dreams are NOT impossible.
They are almost impossible.

Lean into the almost. With everything you’ve got.
It will carry you, I promise.

 

 

If you liked this blog or it brought inspiration and empowerment to you please share your experience in the comments below! If you have any questions about this topic, how to implement it, or why it is important, please ask your question(s) below and I will answer them in our weekly FB Live Q+A Saturday!

Namaste
~Riley Reign

 

Why Resistance Is a Tool

Why Resistance Is a Tool

Ahhh, Resistance. That constrictive feeling that you think is telling you to, “Run!” That feeling that whatever you’re about to do is too uncomfortable, too scary, too much for right now…

 

How would it feel if I told you that Resistance is a tool?!

 

Why Resistance is a Tool from the Spirit & Soul blog
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That pesky, uncomfortable, fight or flight feeling we call Resistance is a tool. It is a tool for growth, it is a tool for facing your fears, and it is a tool for transformation.

Steven Pressfield, the author of The War of Art deciphers the difference between being an amatuer and professional as, “An amateur is an artist who loses out to Resistance. A professional is an artist that beats Resistance, daily.” Pressfield refers to Resistance as an energy or entity that is, “a repelling force. It’s negative. Its aim is to shove us away, distract us, prevent us from doing our work.”

Someone who is mastering themselves and their work is moving through Resistance on a weekly basis at the least. Because, you see, Resistance is a sign that whatever you are resistant toward is an opportunity to grow, to show up, and to claim your own profession.

So, what does one do when Resistance arises + bubbles to the surface?

Feel the fear, and do it anyway. Acknowledge that your Resistance is a tool, a sign to keep going. To go with even more courage that you may have before. Bless the Resistance you are feeling, and grow forward with your bad self.

Claim your Resistance as an important part of your process, because it is. Feeling and acknowledging the Resistance is a crucial part of being able to move through the Resistance itself.

 

If you have any questions about this topic, share them below and they’ll be answered by Riley Reign on her weekly Facebook Live Q+A.

 

 

Namaste
~Riley Reign

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