Why Finding Your Way?
In the Fall of 2017, I began offering my coach-supported everyday mindfulness skills program Finding Your Way as a 12-week one-on-one program for the globally mobile. This program brings informal, or everyday, mindfulness practices to expats and the globally-minded through the easy-to-access, life changing practices of the Personal Leadership model.
Moving from place to place, between cultures, traditions and languages, building new relationships and navigating new cities and new professional settings can leave us feeling completely lost. Finding Your Way helps you regain your footing by supporting you in learning to turn towards what you're experiencing and to ask – What information can I gather if I’m only right here, right now?
With the Finding Your Way course you'll gain clarity in times of difficulty, deepen your interpersonal relationships, adjust better to change and weather transition with a renewed sense of creativity, vision and purpose.
So how is the Teachable version of this program different from the original?
I'm absolutely thrilled to be offering this program through Teachable. It has given me the chance to expand and adapt the content and I'm certain it will offer so much more to participants. Participants will receive not only the basic content from the original 12-week coaching program, but will now also have the benefit of:
What is Personal Leadership?
Personal Leadership is a mindfulness-based cross-cultural communication framework for helping people navigate culturally complex environments. As a Personal Leadership Senior Facilitator, I'm committed to offering you not just the ideas behind mindfulness practice, but real-world, practical ways to put the skills you'll learn to work for you in your everyday life.
For people new to mindfulness practice, the course offers a gentle, easy-to-understand way to look at a concept that’s gaining in popularity, but about which there is still considerable misconception. If you’re already a mindfulness practitioner and looking to deepen or renew your practice, this course offers a new way to look at things.
This course is perfect for people who are ready to learn new ways to approach problems that just keep popping up. It’s a great fit for you if you feel stuck or are dealing with the nagging feeling that something’s gotta’ change in your personal or professional life. You’ll also love this course if you’re wanting to connect more deeply to your inner self, the people in your life and the ebb and flow of life around the world.
In addition to these opportunities, which are also available through my Essential Practices courses, this program offers the added benefit of individual coaching. This is perfect for people who learn best when they can "talk it through" or for whom follow-through and accountability might be a challenge.
Moreover, as the only complete, coach-supported Personal Leadership program of its kind, this program offers an incredible training opportunity for human resources professionals, coaches, health and wellness instructors, teachers and school counselors - especially individuals in these fields who work with globally mobile populations.
The course provides all of the basic content from my Essential Practices for Life Between Worlds course, plus the bonus content from that course (including the Critical Moment Dialogue), plus 4 additional lessons to deepen your understanding of the Personal Leadership framework and 12, 45-minute individual coaching sessions.
Through videos, audio guided-stillness practices, activities, homework, guided journaling exercises, self-coaching and session prep questions and individual coaching sessions you will:
While the instructional content of this course is self-paced, the recommended time frame for completing the course (including all coaching sessions) is 12-16 weeks. The ideal pacing is 1 lesson per week.
This program includes 13 instructional videos, 12 short guided stillness practice audio recordings, 12 sets of self-coaching questions to support your work and over 50 additional linked resources including relevant books, blog posts, websites, videos, podcasts and articles.
Because I know that a globally mobile life means everything in your world is a work in progress – all of the content here is yours to use at your own pace, for as long as you like, again and again. In fact, I encourage you to come back to what you learn in this course again and again whenever you need it.
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WELCOME: Hi! I'm Jodi and I'm so glad you've found your way here! As an expat coach, mindfulness teacher and Personal Leadership Senior Facilitator I have the most wonderful job in the world. Every single day, I get to support globally mobile people as they develop the skills they need to succeed at every turn...no matter what life (or lost luggage) throws at them. This work brings me profound joy, love and gratitude and I am so honored to be able to offer these self-paced, online programs in recognition of the need for flexibility when you live a life on the go.
A BIT ABOUT ME: I'm originally from Austin, Texas, and have lived in Spain, Northern Ireland, the Dominican Republic, Madagascar and Japan. I'm a mom to three amazing third culture kids who I'm raising in loving and occasionally chaotic partnership with my husband (whose job takes us around the world). I love reading, writing, nature, running, cooking, dancing in the kitchen and dinner parties. I could spend hours talking with the people I love. Read my full bio here and learn more about my professional background here.
MORE FROM WORLD TREE COACHING: I'm the author of The Expat Activity Book: 20 Personal Development Exercises for Gaining Insight and Maximizing Your Potential Wherever You Are. I'm the co-author (with Leah Evans) of Kids on the Move: 25 Activities to Help Kids Connect, Reflect and Thrive Around the World. I also host a monthly expat video series called Everyday Expats and I blog here.
Past participants say...
"Jodi is a pleasure to work with and she really knows her stuff.”
“I love discovering what is out there that I haven’t been noticing before. It is so easy to lose touch with yourself and the world outside because of our busy and often stressful lives, but mindfulness brings you back to your real self."
“The sensitivity Jodi brings to the sessions is extraordinary!”
“What makes it really effective and enjoyable is your positive attitude towards us all and your in-depth knowledge of the practices. I love your course!”
“I have noticed that I am thinking a bit more clearly, I’m making decisions (whether big or small) more strategically, and I am feeling more comfortable with my emotions."
This course requires a 30-minute consultation session before enrollment. If you haven't completed your consultation session, please click here to do so before making your purchase. By enrolling in the online course content you acknowledge that you will be invoiced separately for your individual coaching sessions and that your coaching sessions are subject to the terms and conditions of our coaching agreement which you can preview here.