Coaching has always been Marie-Elizabeth Mali’s life purpose. Early on, she has already recognized her desire to “bring people out of their daily experience.”
Tune in to this episode on Achieving Relationship Alchemy with Marie-Elizabeth Mali
Key Points in this Episode:
✔️Find purpose in the pain. Marie-Elizabeth Mali believes that we teach what we most need to learn; thus, she deep-dived into the world of relationships and sexuality to support people with similar struggles.
✔️ Allow grief to sink in. Marie-Elizabeth Mali assures us that allowing ourselves to be sad can actually accelerate the healing process. Taking your time to acknowledge your feelings can bring you to a better space mentally. Wait for your soul to give you that nudge of “Hey, it’s time to get up!” and follow it.
✔️Cultivate self-acceptance. Change never happens in an atmosphere of shame. You’re done crying, and now you’d like to be in a new relationship. Give yourself enough room to make mistakes and say the craziest things on dates, because it’s part of your healing journey.
✔️Alchemy is knowing how to turn conflict into relationship gold. In medieval times, alchemy was the science of turning lead into gold. Relationship gold is the ability to maintain the connection and deepen your intimacy with your partner – even in tough times.
✔️Retrain your brain to look for green flags. The more you celebrate your wins, the more of that begins to happen. Going through an emotionally painful experience wires us to constantly watch out for red flags. But this anxiety-driven mindset blocks us from the best life experiences.
✔️Navigating through relationships is lifelong research. Dating, meeting new people, and keeping a long-term partner isn’t as easy as a walk in the park. Practice speaking up in real-time about your feelings so you can align your relationships to your purpose – be it to have children or experience comfort and affection.
Drawing on her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and over 20 years of working with clients, she teaches women how to show up as authentic leaders in their relationships and work instead of twisting themselves to fit in.
Marie-Elizabeth’s work has been featured in Thrive Global, SWAAY, and Forbes. Marie-Elizabeth is also a member of the Forbes Business Council, a published author with an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and an underwater photographer who has a thing for sharks.
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