Zen Like A Boss

Laura Parent

Because you deserve to feel your best at work and in your life.Welcome to Zen Like A Boss, the podcast. A self help podcast to help you feel more aligned, balanced, fierce and zen like a boss at work and in your overall life. Introducing your host, Laura, consultant, speaker, researcher, mama bear, 9-5 corporate leader turned entrepreneur and obsessed about wellness at work, self development & mindfulness. Laura is one of the top experts on employee engagement, helping organizations deeply understand their employees and keep them motivated. With this podcast, her purpose is helping YOU feel more motivated, balanced, fierce and zen Like A Boss at work and in your overall life. So weither you are on the fast track to become the next VP at your job, but struggling to find that so called work/life balance or you are always trying to figure out what the heck you should do with your life, this podcast is made for you. Finally, Laura is guiding you step by step with workshop format episodes every week. Ready to do the work? Listen up! read less

#004. How to get to the root of our addictions and start the healing journey
Apr 4 2023
#004. How to get to the root of our addictions and start the healing journey
During this episode, Laura gets more personal about things that can get in the way of one's journey to live a more balanced life. The main theme of the episode is self development and healing but we talk about the main symptom : addiction. Gabor Maté says that 90% of people are addicted and 10% are lying. We often refer to addiction as addiction to drugs and alcohol, but the spectrum of alcohol is way larger than this, we are talking about sex, food, porn, work, video games, gambling, shopping, social media, and so much more, and to different extents. For this conversation we have the privilege to receive world renowned life coach & addiction recovery specialist, Omar Pinto. With over 15 years experience in addiction recovery his combined NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), personal development and emotional healing work, he has helped hundreds complete their journey of self-discovery.In this episode, we talk about…-  Addiction as the symptom to a bigger underlying lack of self-love; due to trauma that occurred in the past-  How do we fragment ourselves during childhood in response to not feeling good enough-       How to self-soothe: positive self talk vs using terms like should referring to shameThis episode was insightful and relevant to you? Please leave us a review here - even a word would help! Tag us on Instagram while you are listening, every feedback makes it all worth it for us :)Follow Laura, the podcast host on Instagram @lauraparentThank you for listening!