TAA002 Mindfulness Part 1

Mindfulness Part 1 “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” I love this quote and for me it makes the racing horses that are my mind kind of cease. I release all the little things I get caught up in that I think are important in that very …

TAA001 How to Live Your Best Life

How to Live Your Best Life Welcome to Empowered Serenity Coaching, where I teach you how to heal yourself from the inside out. My name is Erin Geraghty certified recovery coach and yoga therapist. So this is my first coaching episode on the new show. I was thinking of starting with an introduction of myself and my background, but I …

Vulnerability and Growth

I wrote a very personal article last week, entitled “I Know the Deep Shame of an Eating Disorder.” I submitted it to Elephant Journal, a national online publication, and it was accepted and published. I went through a roller coaster of emotions during this process, but the one that stuck with me for about a week was this intense feeling …

The Secret Sauce to Accomplishing Goals

Compassion gives us strength when we need it. It allows us to sit in the fire and endure the discomfort, because we know we have our back.  It is that gentle strength that hums below the surface and allows us to look inside of ourselves without judgment, but rather with understanding and patience. We have to be in a relationship …

IJ008 Santosha: Contentment, Happiness and Satisfaction

Santosha: Contentment, Happiness and Satisfaction Casey and Erin talk about contentment. Erin starts by talking about her experience on a silent retreat with a Buddhist nun. The experience allowed a lot of time to appreciate life without all of the distractions and stimulations of technology, future aspirations, or anything outside of ourselves. Purposely creating gratitude in our lives is another …

Holding the Space

I always feel amazing after a coaching session. I feel it’s a privelege to sit with different people and hold the space as they work out their problems. A lot of people think I will make their problems go away when they come see me. Even if I could, why would I do that? You see, each challenge life brings …