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Explore the sources, patterns, and traps of seeking external validation and how to liberate yourself from the expectations and judgements of others. Life coaches Amber Sears & Anahata dive into a vulnerable share about insecurities, people pleasing, social media haters, eating disorders and their personal journeys to self-acceptance, inner confidence, and authenticity. In this vulnerable chat they cover:    

  • How approval-seeking starts as a child wanting love, attention, and acceptance from parents
  • Competition and insecurities with siblings and piers
  • When the people – pleaser realizes that they cannot please everybody and how exhausting and futile it is to try
  • Causes for eating disorders, body shaming, insecurities, and the path to liberation
  • When value is derived by body image, external beauty, youth or how you look in a bathing suit
  • Individuating from the expectations of parents
  • Adult insecurities played out in the power strugglers of boardrooms & bedrooms
  • How athletic competition reinforces one’s value and worth based on performance
  • How to navigate the projections and judgements of others
  • The traps of becoming a workaholic to receive business accolades and validation through financial success
  • Social media traps, haters, cancel culture, social shaming, validation in likes, views & comments
  • The pros and cons of external validation
  • Pivoting the inner critic to the inner cheerleader
  • Holding space for emotions and honoring our shadow side without spiritual bypassing
  • Returning home to self-love, self-acceptance, self-compassion, and self-respect




Amber Sears

Amber Sears is holistic business and lifestyle design coach who helps soul powered entrepreneurs build their dreams doing what they love. She is deeply dedicated to empowering people to heal, transform, and awaken so they can embody their highest selves and live more fully on purpose now. Amber is also the host of the Soul Powered podcast


Instagram: @epicself


Listen to my interview with Amber “Following Your Souls Purpose, Transformational Leadership & Holding Boundaries with Anahata Ananda” on her podcast Epic Self:

Listen to my interview with Jp Sears “JP Sears Align With Authentic Life Purpose” on the Shamangelic Healing Podcast:

Listen to my interview with JP Sears “Outgrowing Who You Were” on his podcast Awaken With JP Sears Show:

Shamangelic podcast
The Shamangelic Healing podcast with Anahata Ananda is designed as a platform for sharing deep authentic conversations about REAL LIFE issues. The mission is to impart valuable insights and resources to support listeners in shining their most radiant authentic self, creating a thriving life they absolutely love, and to manifest their soul’s mission. Topics include: core healing, personal empowerment, spiritual awakening, elite performance, manifestation, conscious relationships, vibrant health and so much more.

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anahata ananda
Founder of Sedona’s Shamangelic Healing Center, Anahata Ananda blends the compassion and tenderness of an Angel and the wisdom and strength of a Shaman to guide profound journeys of core healing and spiritual awakening. As a Certified High Performance Coach, Shamanic Healer and Soul Guide, Anahata has guided thousands of individuals through core life shifts, helping them to turn their life around and create the life of their dreams. Anahata masterfully creates a safe and loving space for inward transformational journeys that empower individuals to release their fears, open their hearts and reclaim their power. She has trained extensively with gifted Shamans, energy healers and spiritual teachers from North America, Peru, India and Asia in order to artfully integrate the fields of self-empowerment, Shamanic teachings, emotional release, energy healing, relationship counseling, spiritual studies, yoga, meditation and empowered living. In Sedona, Arizona, Anahata runs the Shamangelic Healing Center for Shamanic Healing & Spiritual Awakening where she is sought after for her:

  • Inspirational High Performance Coaching Programs
  • Sedona Empowerment & Awakening Weekend
  • Online Educational Programs
  • Shamangelic Healing Sessions
  • Tailored Private Retreats
  • Group Retreats
  • Sedona Sacred Vortex Land Journeys

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