Self Defense is defined as s a “countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm”. Self Defense is often thought of in a physical context, have you ever thought about how you defend yourself emotionally, mentally or even spiritually. Tune into M.A.Y.A. My Ambition Your Ambition and explore the healthy and unhealthy ways that natural instinct and unconscious defense mechanism sabotage getting to the best version on YOU!!!
One of the biggest obstacles in getting to your happy place consistently or seeing the results you truly desire in getting to the best version of yourself is the emotional messes we move around. We often talk about emotional and mental baggage we take from place to place and relationships in our lives.. Well the time is now to stop . Join Maya in Episode #36 to take a hard look at your emotional messes and how to start to clean them up which will allow you to create the emotional and mental space you need to grow!!
Healthy boundaries are essential in understanding where you can start building the desired relationships you want in your life. Getting up close and personal with what makes you comfortable emotionally, mentally, physically, financially and spiritually is a practice you should employ on a daily basis. Tune into M.A.Y.A. Episode #35 as we discuss the importance of understanding the source aka origins and purpose of healthy boundaries in your relationships.
Do you often feel like you are walking on eggshells? That in certain relationships or situations you feel you can not speak your mind, express how you feel? Do you feel like you are frequently on mute? It is important not to confuse choosing to use a filter or make adjustments in certain situations as a bad thing; but why and how often you find this happening may be a tall tale sign that you are putting yourself on mute too often. Muting yourself may be having a negative impact on you and your happiness. Tune into M.A.Y.A Episode #32 to explore the danger of muting yourself as a mean to maintaining relationships that directly effect you emotionally, mentally, physically, professionally, and financially. Silencing your needs, wants and desires often come at a cost much higher than maintaining peace and happiness outside of yourself. Guest: LaDonna Raeh, Publicist and Owner of LR Media Group and Mass Media Instructor joins the conversation
There is a saying, as your energy goes your focus will follows. Question ,what exactly is “your” energy??? Energy could be defined as the impetus behind all of our emotional and mental activities. It can be positive or negative. It can be created and destroyed in exchanges with others and influenced by environments and situations. Understanding the flow of your energy is paramount when putting in the work of getting to that best daily version of you. People, places and things impact our daily lives on many levels specifically with our energy. Tune into Episode 31 of M.A.Y.A. and explore the source of your energy and gain better insight into the motivation behind your focus.
Happiness is something we all have set in our eyesight.. But what does it really entail and how does it actually play out in our daily lives? Happiness is defined as “ a state of well-being and contentment”. It is contextualized in mental or emotional states that encompass positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to joy. Yet there is an enigma to it? Mysterious, puzzling, or difficult dimensions that do not always stay constant. Tune into Episode #30 of M.A.Y.A to explore what the pursuit of happiness is really all about and how to rethink your approach to navigating it!
We all have causes we are passionate about. No matter if the focus is political, social or cultural, we seek balance or justice to improve the lives of ourselves or others. This is advocacy, “support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy”. Advocacy is often directed by our moral compass or the core values that drive the choices we make in many of our everyday life actions and decisions. Yet self advocacy, “the action of representing ONESELF or one’s views or interests” for more personal needs and wants is an endeavor many people are not comfortable taking part in. We often will table, subdue or ignore the inner voice that is meant to help us live our best life, be that best version of ourselves…ultimately be happy. Join me for M.A.Y.A. Episode #29 to explore if you are truly being your champion for personal happiness and harnessing the power of self advocacy. JoinIng the conversation will be returning guest, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Dr. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi the CEO and Founder of ULEZI, LLC
We all have tendencies to look past things, ignored red flags or fall into a pattern of repetitious unrewarding behavior. Often these behaviors or decisions are unconscious, or are they? Have you found that you keep finding yourself in the same situations with different people, on a bad financial carousel that never seems to stop or on an emotional roller coaster that ends up in the same place when the ride is over? Well, good news, if you have taken notice of these things then your self-awareness and your emotional intelligence may be waking up. Waking up to what you ask? More likely than not, you have been unconsciously going into that uncharted territory of your mind and emotions, the emotional blind spot zone or the EBS Zone. This episode on M.A.Y.A. we will start the discover process of your EBS Zone
Thinking big is a social and cultural norm. We are taught to think often beyond today and plan for tomorrow. Yet there is a danger in thinking and planning ahead, you can miss being in the moment. Being in the moment can be rewarding, uncomfortable or confusing; all the more reason to be present and accountable for what and who were are at that time. In Episode #27 of M.A.Y.A, we will discuss the importance of being present in the moment and working on the everyday best version of yourself!