Self-Care & Leadership {Elena Brower}

Elena Brower is an internationally recognized author, yoga teacher, and speaker. She wrote The Art of Attention, and most recently, Practice You, a gorgeous journal for self-reflection. Elena has contributed to The Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen, and has been featured in Yoga Journal and The New York Times. She’s a true pioneer in the world of yoga. More about this episode: In this episode, Elena shares about her journey and approaches deep, introspective truths as she and host Majo discuss the power of meditation and journaling. Elena offers her unique insights on the energy behind money, and years of wisdom on why self-care is so important. Show Notes: -Elena growing up – a gawky, intuitive girl who would look in the mirror and ask, Who are you? [2:42] -Her teenage years, what she studied at Cornell, first jobs, and living in Italy. [6:38] -Finding her calling, getting started with yoga, and Elena’s insights on teaching. [11:37] -On husting as a yoga teacher and opening her own studio. [14:39] -What Elena learned from running her own businesses, and how she found a way to make the money she needed to fund the life she wanted. [17:52] -On fear of success, sharing energy, and the unique perspective that makes her a good teacher. [26:04] -Elena’s tough-love wisdom on self-care and creating time for yourself. [29:37] -On her new book, Practice You – Elena shares some of her profound, introspective writing prompts. [31:38] -The powerful effects of journaling and meditation, and Elena’s final words of wisdom. [36:43] References: Majo's website – Elena's website – Get her book, Practice You – Music by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs – Submit an iTunes review for the show and then email us that you’ve done it at – receive a free audio training on personal branding & how to reach out to women you admire in return! Want to support women's voices? Go to & become a bigger part of the Heroine community. Check out our rewards for supporters.

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