Connecting with Ourselves And Others With Irene Abbou
Do you have clarity about who you are outside of your profession? Do you know your core values, what you stand for, and what lights you up? When you are really driven, you can get caught up in a never ending cycle of achievement and lose sight of what truly matters –your connection with your own self, and your connection with others.
In this episode, our guest, certified life coach and relationship expert, Irene Abbou shares why meaningful connections are key to a fulfilling life.
Irene is the creator of the Happiness Within Reach program which coaches ambitious women to open their hearts to self-love while forming deep and meaningful relationships with others. Irene has helped hundreds of women get reacquainted with their personal and professional desires and supports them to take action despite their fears.
[02:37] Irene’s story
[04:30] Career path discovery
[05:55] Happiness Within Reach
[10:31] Advice on having achievement and fulfillment
[12:43] Patterns of successful women
[14:30] Attachment styles
[16:20] Learn about yourself
[18:30] Advice for those struggling with isolation
[21:50] Taking time for yourself
[27:56] Strategies to grow your confidence
[30:22] Dealing with childhood trauma
[32:29] Relationship patterns
[34:37] The world post-pandemic
“It only takes 40 seconds of human interaction to change the day of both people.” – Irene Abbou
“The importance of time for self-care, self-love and self-reflection cannot be understated”. – Irene Abbou
“Knowing yourself and identifying what you love will allow for massive transformation.” – Irene Abbou
About Irene Abbou:
Irene is the creator of the Happiness Within Reach program which coaches ambitious women to open their hearts to self-love while forming deep and meaningful relationships with others. She is an ICF, ACC Certified life and business coach who holds certifications from the University of Pennsylvania on Positive Psychology and is trained in the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy. This integrates forty years of scientific research, based on the Sound Relationship House Theory. Irene has helped hundreds of women get reacquainted with their hearts most affirming personal and professional desires and supports them to take action despite their fears. Her mission is to remind women of their indisputable worthiness and capability of creating the extraordinary soul on fire life that is their birthright.
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