THE WAY BACK TO YOU

CONTEMPLATIVE GUIDANCE

Contemplative Guidance, my Spiritual Life Coaching program, is a path back to your self. Spiritual traditions throughout the world celebrate the hero’s journey home. And the hero’s return symbolizes a return to wholeness, prosperity, creativity, ease, fulfillment, and rest.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

Not everyone knows what they’re seeking. People don’t always know what they want when they look for a coach. They might feel acute dissatisfaction, like with a job, or, they might feel vaguely out of sorts — like something is missing in life.

It’s easy to lose sight of who you are — especially when different needs pull you in conflicting directions.

Tied up with work, errands, family, and social engagements, it’s easy to burn out. And in burnout mode, you don’t take the time to reflect on your life—much less do anything to change it.

So, you forget your purpose.

You tell yourself that what you want doesn’t matter. Your spirit withers. And without knowing why, you lose your passion. Your creativity dries up. And you grumble, without taking action.

Consequently, life becomes flat and boring — punctuated here and there with a few shallow hits of excitement from dinner at a new restaurant, or watching a gripping movie, but you’re always left wanting more.

If you’re lucky, you question yourself. You realize that you need a change, but you aren’t clear about what to do. So, you begin to reflect.

You’ve ‘checked all the boxes, but something feels ‘off’: Maybe you don’t have enough time for what you love? Or maybe you procrastinate and don’t take action because you’re too afraid to fail?

It doesn’t have to be this way.

Life – handled wisely and with compassion – is full of opportunity. And if you’re reading this, you’re already on a new path. You just have to keep going.

WHO NEEDS A SPIRITUAL COACH?

My clients are people like you—passionate about achieving their dreams.

They are entrepreneurs starting new businesses or outliers prototyping a side-hustle.

They’re passionate, innovative, and deep-thinking.

They want help with personal goals Like: writing a book, building a business, developing a thriving community, getting Free, or deepening spiritual practice.

Successful people live by principles. And principles are shaped over a lifetime of development and introspection. You will usually seek out a Spiritual Coach when a life transition forces you to clarify the principles—or values—by which you live.

If you are on this journey, then you already know it’s important to develop these three essential qualities:

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1. PURPOSE

You value values.

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2. CONVICTION

You stand up to forces that want to pull you off your path.

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3. SURPLUS

You have the opportunity, time, money, and ability to cultivate your passion.

"My biggest struggle that transformed as a result of coaching was changing my repetitive, negative thought patterns."
Lydia, New York

ACTING ON YOUR IMPULSE TO GROW, IS THE BEGINNING OF SPIRITUAL LIFE.

Acting on behalf of contemplative life is a time-honored choice.

The choice to live a spiritual life is a powerful, courageous, and exciting alternative to the anxiety-inducing, hyper-complexity of modern culture.

Spiritual Coaching allows you to recover the purity, simplicity, and health of a cultivated mind, and reclaim and nurture the best in you.

Working with a Spiritual Coach, you will learn how to balance your spiritual needs with your worldly obligations. This balance will allow you to thrive. You’ll also continue to nurture rich and meaningful human relationships to stay grounded, genuine, and self-aware.

Live. Create with purpose. Act with energy. Communicate with confidence. Be brave and beat your self-doubt!

 

HOW I CAN HELP GUIDE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY

Over the past 10 years, I have helped individuals reach personal goals such as improving their relationships, having children, changing careers, developing business programs, starting companies, and aligning their lives with exciting, altruistic values.

I teach by example. I have realized my own vision of the Good: writing and publishing essays on Buddhism, life, poetry, and art, while studying Buddhism, living in NYC, building a hermitage in the mountains of North Carolina, and resuscitating a temple for Buddhist study and practice in Kyoto, Japan.

If you want to establish a genuinely creative, spiritual life but need a little guidance, mentoring, encouragement, support, and help, take advantage of an invaluable opportunity to set up a Free Consultation with me.

Take action. Explore your situation, and see if I’m a good fit for you.

“Soken’s wisdom, compassion, and light make this an amazing experience that meets you where you are, giving you invaluable and sound tools for growth and self-care”
Sarah, New York

YOU’LL RECEIVE A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

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YOUR PLAN INCLUDES

  • 90 minute calls
  • Spritual readings
  • Exercises for reflection
  • Regular meetings
  • Phone and video calls
  • Your vision, your goals, your plan

WHAT DOES THE CONTEMPLATIVE GUIDANCE SPIRITUAL LIFE COACHING PROGRAM LOOK LIKE?

Through a combination of research-based coaching protocols, contemplative practices, and spiritual mentoring you’ll reflect and take action toward realizing an engaging life.

Practices might include one-on-one mentoring around meditation. Or we might have an open-ended discussion that clarifies what you’re thinking, what’s important to you, what you value in life, and what actions make sense for you to take right now.

We might also design a regimen for a private spiritual retreat based on philosophy, literature, and spiritual texts from various traditions. These kinds of retreats nourish your interests and strengthen your sense of purpose. Also, we’ll begin to see what your life might look like if you lived courageously, confidently, and based it on what you most value.

Coaching conversations provide you with insight, accountability, and support that open up what it takes to grow and improve—and how to let go of mental clutter.

Contemplative Practices will aid your ability to reflect and think more clearly about your life.

Spiritual instruction in a tutorial format will provide a way for you to maintain and deepen meaning and life purpose.

The program is a fun and exciting process; however, it does require a commitment to your personal growth.

Together, we’ll take a look at what kind of study arrangements make sense for you, because even if you feel like spiritual study is an impossible task, there is always a way to take the next step.

The practices and conversations in this program are all designed to deepen your sensitivity and develop self-awareness. Consequently, you’ll begin to heal and purify your mind. You’ll begin to see things as they are, and you’ll develop the skill and confidence to act warmly and compassionately, in agreement with what actually is.

In this way, the world opens up for you, nourished by love and truth: two essential ingredients for stability and peace of mind.

KEEP IN MIND

When you are choosing a Spiritual Coach, teacher, or guide, the two most important considerations are (1) the content of your advisor’s words and (2) the suitability of your advisor’s style with yours.

So, when we meet—or when you have any kind of spiritual interview for that matter—pay attention to how you feel. Are you interested and excited? Do you feel an affinity for what’s being said? Can you relate? Are you inspired to take action? Do you experience comfort, excitement, or enthusiasm?

If so—great! Let’s talk.

BOOK YOUR FREE CONSULTATION

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A Spiritual Life Coach helps you cut through confusion and gain insight into yourself.

With a spiritual coach you can identify and achieve your higher purpose in life by recognizing deeply rooted limiting beliefs and focusing on personal growth.

 

A spiritual coach helps you set and achieve spiritual goals.

To this end, Spiritual Life Coaches have a number of techniques and exercises they use to help their clients.

These tools include contemplative practice, meditation, accountability structures, creating a life plan, active listening, reframing experience, and opening new horizons.

 

Yes, if you care about your spiritual life, you need a spiritual coach.

Our society is so materially driven that in order to stay true to your spiritual principles you will need a coach, mentor, teacher, preacher, pastor, reverend, master — someone professional and serious — to help you stay the course.

 

Both a Spiritual Life Coach and Buddhist Life Coach will:

  1. help you develop insight into your true nature, so you are not afflicted by insecurity and doubt,
  2. gain clarity about who you are so that you are not thrown off-center by unexpected circumstances and triggering phenomena,
  3. understand what truly motivates you so that you can act and communicate with energy and confidence, and
  4. live in harmony with your true nature, so that your life is experienced as creative flow rather than struggle and force.

However, a Buddhist coach will also work tirelessly in the effort to help you raise Bodhi Mind.

A spiritual coach can help you build a coherent life so that you are aligned with your true purpose. And a spiritual coach will support you in your efforts to live a successful spiritual, balanced, compassionate life.

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