Her Journey Told: The Grounded Canary

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Beth Shaha, Certified Life Coach and Founder of The Grounded Canary shares with us her journey of how a mission trip to Romania changed her forever and led her down a path of leaving her career in the higher education industry to becoming a certified life coach. Beth provides great insights on how we can start being more curious about who we are and show compassion versus judgement. She encourages us to think about our internal narratives and change our perspective on how we approach our lives.

 

Guests Social Media Links:

Website: https://www.thegroundedcanary.com/ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-shaha-4aa96095/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegroundedcanary/?hl=en 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegroundedcanary/ 

Email: beth@thegroundedcanary.com 

Key Takeaways:

0:00 Intro

0:55 Beth talks about the term wayfinder, what it means and the kind of things a wayfinder does 

2:54 Beth shares her journey of where she came from, why she decided to pivot and build her company Grounded Canary and become a certified life coach

11:18 Beth also shares advice to people who haven’t found their purpose yet and those that have the purpose but are afraid to make the transition 

14:02 Beth talks about how people put shackles on themselves without even noticing, what they need to do to realize the limiting beliefs they have and how they can change that 

18:21 Beth talks about why people should be compassionate about themselves rather than be judgmental towards themselves 

21:58 Beth talks about ways to realize that you’re in a bad situation, how to not beat yourself about it, and how to be curious to know what you can do to get out of it 

25:58 Beth shares a technique you can use to help be able to pull yourself out of a situation that you are in and look at it from a different angle to help you solve the problem 

29:32 Beth shares some resources that people can learn from more about some tools and tricks to use to better themselves

 

Books Mentioned: 

The Work by Byron Katie: https://thework.com/ 

Walking Back The Cat: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/173806.Walking_Back_the_Cat 

 

Shows Mentioned:

Kristin Neff: https://self-compassion.org/ 

Positive Psychology: https://positivepsychology.com/

 

Quotes Mentioned: 

“Where you are is a great place to start.”

“The power of story is inevitable.”

“Fear screams, intuition whispers.”

“Basic pausing and noticing is the first step towards finding your way and finding your purpose.”

“Limiting beliefs could be about anything and they’re beliefs that keep you shackled.”

“Knowledge is power, knowledge is truth, and knowledge helps us to see.”

“If we use our now to inform our then, it’s freedom.”

“Create a space that allows you to look at a situation rather than be in it.”

“An emotion only lasts 90 seconds, the only reason it would last longer is if you continue to re-engage.”

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