**Bonus: Guided meditation included!**
The table turns in this episode, and Christie Mann is the one being interviewed. She's joined by her UpLevel Productions co-founder Rachel Baldi. They discuss Christie's own mental health journey and talk about the powerful tools Christie uses to help support her mental well-being.
In This Episode:
Learning how to be aware of your mental health status
Being aware you’re in a slump but feeling too stuck to do anything about it
Scientific reasons behind emotions
The evolutionary purposes of anger and sadness
How to support sadness in a healthy way
Giving your emotions a seat at the table
Working with your energetic body
Being aware of your energetic field
Guided Ego Eradicator meditation
A tool for people who struggle with focused meditation
The science behind active meditation
Quotations to Share:
“There were moments in time when the depression or the anxiety got so severe that I had to pause and take a break and take a time out.” ~Christie Mann
“It is a privilege to be able to take time out when you are experiencing mental health challenges.” ~Christie Mann
“I had to ask a friend to literally come over and hold me and hug me because we're hard-wired for human connection.” ~Christie Mann
“Tomorrow will be another day.” ~Christie Mann
“My emotion has an evolutionary purpose. Nothing's wrong with me because I'm emoting; it's actually a signal that something is out of balance.” ~Christie Mann
“The emotion doesn’t define you.” ~Rachel Baldi
“All emotions are equal.” ~Christie Mann
“As you're consuming, and not just you consuming food and liquid, but conversations that you're having, media…that it is diminishing or amplifying your energetic body.” ~Christie Mann
“When we make certain sounds, it activates the pituitary gland, and the pituitary gland is, for me, it's like magic.” ~Christie Mann
“It all comes back down to the nervous system.” ~Christie Mann
“If you have been struggling at all throughout this pandemic, or, you know, before, I just want you to know you're not alone.” ~Christie Mann
Christie is a Best-selling Author, Executive Coach, learning consultant, speaker, Meditation + Embodiment teacher who designs, delivers, and facilitates transformational content and experiences. Her business leadership experience over the past two decades in marketing, operations, sales, business development, strategic partnerships, and learning & development has allowed her to work with some of the world’s leading brands and organizations.
She possesses a rare ability to create larger organizational visions and make things real while achieving and exceeding targets, operating profitable P&Ls, and leading empowered teams who take responsibility for their results and their worlds.
She is a proud member of CTI’s (the world’s oldest and largest in-person coach-training school) and The Trium Group’s - Faculty and Organizational Coaching teams, delivering courses and coaching leaders in over 100 countries across the Globe. Christie has a Masters in Spiritual Psychology and holds a B.A. in Media Information and Technoculture from the University of Western Ontario.
She is the creator of the Emotional Leadership Academy, a 6-week Virtual Intensive developed after the overwhelming response from adults with the release of The Adventures of Lil’ Sass, a series of emotional wellness books for young people. In awe of children’s resilience and emotional flexibility, she champions adults’ rights to have and express emotions too.
When she’s not in the classroom, writing, on her mat, or in the boardroom, Christie is bringing leadership development tools to the vulnerable youth incarcerated in Southern California and Ontario, Canada. A stand for humanizing the workplace, Christie works with individuals and organizations to support them to UpLevel all areas of Well-Being and ignite their true potential.
About UpLevel Productions: Founded by Christie Mann, MA, CPCC, PCC, and Rachel Baldi, CPCC, PCC, UpLevel creates, produces, and delivers Transformative Experiences, Workshops, Training, Events + Media that develop leaders who make our world a healthier, more alive, and connected place to be. As Associate CTI Faculty Partners, UpLevel is licensed to sell, produce and deliver Co-Active coach training and leadership development programs around the world to support the transformational growth of individuals and culture inside the workplace and organization. www.uplevelproductions.com Instagram @uplevelproductions Facebook & LinkedIn @uplevelproductionscompany