why I’m renaming my business & my role

I am renaming my business from Luminous Leanings to Ellen Gilbert Coaching. I am claiming my name fully, no longer hiding behind a cute phrase that quite frankly I had to correct and explain at every turn (“Luminous Learnings” was the most common mistake)! And I am renaming myself from self-care coach to self-love coach. This comes with a new website, all new grown-up branding, and of course a new story, which I will tell here. I want to honor and embrace my origin in its fullness.

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self-compassion & racial justice

First off… To all my BIPOC readers, I love you. I stand with you in the imperfect, never enough, WAYYYYY too late ways I can. I will follow your lead. I will learn from you. I will amplify your voices. I will do the work. I will fuck up. I will do this so you […]

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How Much Can You Love Yourself?

You’re invited on a journey inwardto discover how much self-love is possible. Whether you’ve been practicing a self-care ritual for quite some time, or are curious about learning more, this challenge is for you. Let me break it down for you by pressing play below… When you sign up for the How Much Can You Love Yourself? challenge, […]

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A Wise, Compassionate Response to COVID-19

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. – Lilla Watson These are deeply unsettling times. We are witnessing a global pandemic ravage our normalcy, our economy, our human decency. The breakdown […]

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5 Practices for Self-Compassion

This is my life’s work: to again and again make a U-turn towards self-compassion. To clear with my machete the brush and the bramble of delusion, self-hatred, fear and suffering that blocks my path to self-love. When I discovered this capacity within myself, my life changed. When I remember its power, I am truly free. […]

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