Discover & Shift Limiting Beliefs {Key #1 – Part 3}

Today, we are diving into discovering and shifting your limiting or negative beliefs. This is part of “Connecting with the Divine You” key #1 in the Vibrant Body and Abundant Life Blueprint. There are 9 self-connection areas, and your beliefs are a big one!

In the video, we are going to talk about why it’s important to discover your beliefs, where these beliefs come from, as well as tips & tools you can start using today to discover your beliefs and begin shifting them. Yay!

Why take the time to discover and shift your beliefs? We’re going to begin today and then go more deeply in the Vibrant Body & Abundant Body Mastery program. I invite you to check it out at the link below. The truth is that your beliefs 100% affect your behavior and your actions (or lack of). Your beliefs also cause emotions. They can cause happiness, peace or fear, anxiety, depression, anger (fill in the blank). If your beliefs are not in alignment with your true self, they’re holding you back in one or more life areas. That is how we end up eventually getting sick, because we’re not acting from a place of our heart’s desire, soul’s desire, our authentic self. We’re acting from those ego conditioned, limiting beliefs which are full of negativity, scarcity, etc. That’s why you want to take the time to discover and then learn tools to shift your beliefs.

Where do beliefs come from? In a nutshell, they come from family, religion, cultures, society. Also from past experiences you had where something traumatic, unpleasant, or challenging happens…and then you make up a story, a “belief” around why that happened. You’re usually not conscious/aware that you’re doing that, it just automatically happens. That’s the way the mind works.

We have beliefs in each of seven life areas: Self (how we talk to and treat ourselves), Health (mind and body), Love/Relationships, Spirituality, Money/Material, Passions (hobbies) and Purpose/Career. When you’re working with me in a program, one of the things I do is help you to uncover those self-limiting beliefs that you’ve been holding onto that have ultimately made you sick, whether it’s anxiety, depression, weight gain, addiction (many addictions) or an illness like Multiple Sclerosis, cancer, thyroid, you name it.

Here are some tips and tools that you can start using today to begin to shift your beliefs.

1) First discover what beliefs you hold. There are a couple of ways to do this. Look at your past history. When looking at a certain life area, you want to ask yourself “given what I saw and heard, what happened to me, and/or how I was treated or not treated when I was growing up, what belief might I hold about myself and that life area”?
Then look at your current reality. For example, look at your relationships/love. Let’s say that you’re in a relationship that is very controlling, maybe verbally abusive. A Lot of my clients have suffered from abuse in the past and are currently in what I would consider to be an abusive relationship- control, manipulation, verbal and maybe even physical and/or sexual. If you are in that type of relationship, I’m guaranteeing that you must be holding a belief that says, I’m not good enough, I deserve to be treated that way (some combo of that), because you were treated a certain way growing up, maybe you didn’t receive respect, maybe you were controlled or abused growing up. There are many beliefs, but I am just picking the most common. If you’re struggling with finding the belief, a lot of people come to me so that I can help them discover what those beliefs are. I look at your history, and your current reality, and I can find the belief. That’s part of my genius, my intuition, my talent. There are going to be a few core ones, it’s not like we have to go through a million beliefs to fix or shift it.

2) Once you find the beliefs, write them down. Don’t leave them just running around in your head, face them. Then write an opposite truth, even if you don’t believe it right now.

3) Next learn tools to support you to shift them. Many people use EFT or one of many other tools. One of the tools that I teach/give you is the Guided Therapeutic Meditation Practice. Those of you that are in my free community, have a sample practice to try out. I put a few of the most common ones in there, but you can insert your own beliefs too. If you’re in my Vibrant Body and Abundant Life Mastery Program, you receive guided practices that actually have beliefs that are specific to each of the keys & life areas. If you choose to one on one coach with me, we can also record personalized practices. So I recommend to go use the sample practice if you are in my free community and those of you that are in my program know, that whatever is the biggest issue at the time, you’re going to use that guided practice related to that key/life area to help to shift your beliefs. The cool thing is that you don’t have to stay awake as you listen, because beliefs are held in the subconscious mind and more easily accessed when asleep. If you fall asleep, it’s still working and possibly even better. Other times you’ll stay awake and that’s ok too. Sometimes we’re meant to shift them more consciously.

Get started with those tips and tools today, and then if you want more guidance, support, wisdom and tools check out the Vibrant Body and Abundant Life Mastery program. If you have any questions or want to chat with me to see if one of my programs is a good fit for you, email me at If you know of anyone else this may resonate with or maybe they need this message, please feel free to pass it on.

I’m so happy that you took the time to watch the video/read the blog. If you have any comments or questions, email me at I look forward to supporting you soon!

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Healing Your Emotions, Trauma & Illness {Key #1 – Part 2}

Hello! I’m Tanya Penny, your Self-Love Catalyst, Vibrant Body & Abundant Life coach. We are diving into part two of Connecting with the Divine You- connecting with your breath, body, symptoms/feelings and emotions. This is a “taster” and for those of you who want to dive deeper…join us for the complete Connecting With the Divine You program. AND if you want to learn all 10 keys, then join us for the Vibrant Body and Abundant Life Mastery program. Let’s dive in!

Feelings or symptoms in our body, from a mind/body healing perspective, are letting us know that we are out of alignment or balance in one or more areas of our life. The seven life areas are self (how we talk to and treat ourselves), health (mind and body), spirituality, passions, purpose, money/material and love/ relationships. When your body gives you a symptom, what we typically do is we get afraid or angry and try to resist it, push it away. When really what we want to begin to do, if you haven’t already, is to get curious and ask the symptom/feeling/area in your body “Why are you here? What is it you are trying to tell me or show me?” What I often do is have my clients use, as a reference, the Louise Hay book “Heal Your Body”. If you have the big version, look in the back as it lists all the symptoms that you might have and gives you the probable mental and/or emotional causes. That can often be helpful to decipher the clues that the body is giving you, where in your life you are out of balance.

I’m going to give you a few quick examples, then we’ll get into this a lot more in the program.
I had MS. MS symptoms/autoimmune disorders typically have to do with you attacking yourself. So you might ask yourself, how am I attacking myself (thoughts, word and/or actions)? Pain is often associated with the emotion of guilt, which brings up a really good side note.

People often use feelings and emotions as the same thing. When you are working with me in any of my programs, feelings are physical sensations in the body and emotions are anger, anxiety, joy, happiness, peacefulness, sadness, insecurity…the list goes on and on, frustration, those are all the emotions. In mind/body philosophy, which is what I teach, there is definitely a connection. When you have an emotion, typically what most of us do is stuff it because we were taught to do that growing up, maybe not all of them but some of them. Most didn’t see healthy ways to deal with emotions so we stuff them and eventually they come out in our body as a feeling. So guilt is often associated with pain. Fear can really be anywhere in the body so that’s why you need a little more guidance, insight, working with somebody like myself or other coaches that do mind/body healing philosophy, to give you a little more direction, guidance on that. Shame and guilt are often stored in the body as excess weight. Anger can also be excess weight. Thyroid issues are often associated with anger and/or fear because we’re holding back, we’re not speaking up. A lot of us have headaches and/or migraines because we are criticizing ourselves and/or pushing ourselves too hard. Fatigue can be due to you pushing yourself too hard/doing too much, it can also be due to resistance, not doing something you’re meant to do, boredom or all three. So that’s just a little sprinkling. Join us in Connecting with the Divine You program for more help in diagnosing and finding the root cause of the feeling/symptom in your body, the illness/disease. I would love to support you.

Our body is our barometer- both feelings and emotions. So again, most of us were not taught how to feel and release our emotions. We were taught to stuff them with food, alcohol, shopping “therapy”, getting really busy so you don’t have to feel something or think about it. Typically whatever you saw growing up is what you’re going to do when it comes to emotions. Not many of us had healthy role models so one of the things we work on in the programs is me teaching you healthy ways to deal with and feel your emotions. One of my greatest teachers, Carolyn Myss, says “you have to feel it to heal it”. A lot of us who have past trauma, and now illness, is because we have stuffed emotions in our body. Emotions are caused by beliefs. Holding onto “negative” self-limiting beliefs causes us to have negative emotions which then end up coming out in our bodies as “feelings” or negative symptoms. That’s the connection in a nutshell.

One of the ways I recommend you start to become aware of, feel and release your emotions is: In the morning, asking yourself what emotions are present right now and writing them down. Asking the question, “what am I feeling in my body and what emotions are present” and write those down, acknowledging what they are. Just acknowledging them can make a big difference.

Then I recommend using a guided TMP practice, that’s one of the main tools that I use and teach in my programs. If you’re in one of my programs, you’re going to receive many on many different topics, keys, belief systems. There’s a sample practice for you is you are not currently in a program. You can find that HERE. That’s going to help you to be with and feel the emotion without letting it consume you or getting stuck in it. I recommend you use it every day, for one to two weeks and to see how that feels and it’s helping you to shift. A lot of times that’s what we’re afraid of. We’re not taught what to do with our emotions. We have beliefs that say it’s not even okay to feel them. It’s wrong, not ok, going to cause conflict to feel them, much less express them to somebody else. Just us showing up for ourselves emotionally will often make a huge impact on healing the symptoms/feelings in your body.

You might see the connection or again you can go look in Louise Hay’s book “Heal Your Body” for more guidance. Remember that a lot of these emotions are stuffed from a long time ago, not even current things that are happening, it can be both as well.

Our body wants to be healthy and is simply giving you information, clues as to where you are out of alignment with your true self, your spirit, your authentic self, whatever you want to call it. That is the only reason why we have symptoms and disease. Now, I can hear some people saying, ya but everyone in my family has diabetes or high blood pressure or you know, thyroid issues or fill in the blank right. Yes those things can be passed down but they are still connected to emotions and belief systems, and you can heal them. Just because they are your DNA. cells rejuvenate every seven days so doing this work can actually help you to heal things that are “passed down by your family members”.

So there’s your little taste of feelings and emotions, looking at our bodies as friends not foes. Thanks for joining me and if you want more guidance, more wisdom, more tools and support, I would love to support you. Find more information below and if you have questions or just want to chat, feel free to email me at and I’ll get back to you soon. Have an amazing day and week. If you know someone who can benefit from this message, feel free to pass it on.

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Connect With The Divine You- Part 3

Most of our beliefs are self-limiting or negative, we are unaware of, AND come from our family, culture, religion, and peers. They are usually NOT true. You attract what you believe about your self and the other 6 areas of your life- health, spirit, passions, purpose, money, and relationships. Our beliefs also cause us to take actions (or not) every day and create the emotions you experience. If you are not 100% happy in one or more area of your life then you will want to take time to discover what belief(s) are holding you back from abundance in that area(s) and then learn the tools to shift them.

Connecting with, trusting and following guidance from your something bigger is essential to heal & receive more in all areas of your life. Not doing so will cause anxiety, depression, anger, illness, and even hold you back from fully living your purpose or more receiving money with ease.

Please take some time today to watch the short video above AND use the tips, tools, and resources below to connect, trust and shift so you can heal your body/mind & receive more abundance in all areas of your life. Love, Laughter, & Light, Tanya 🙂

Tips, Tools, & Resources:

  • Carve out time to reflect on the self-limiting or negative beliefs you hold about your self, health, spirituality, passions, purpose, money, and relationships/love. Download this document to support you with the process.
  • Continue to journal daily, with compassion & curiosity, on your thoughts and beliefs to see what you uncover.
  • Take time each morning to pray/speak to your “Something Bigger”. Writing it down may be helpful too. Share your fears, dreams, and ask for guidance & support.
  • Listen to the guided T.M.P. practice to shift your beliefs, trust your guidance & heal

    Guided T.M.P. Practice Guidelines: Listen in a quiet space (if possible, or a loud airport/airplane works too), NEVER listen while driving, do lying down or seated in a comfortable position with eyes closed, cover with a light blanket, perhaps use an eye pillow. You can’t do it wrong and okay if you fall asleep or don’t hear a word (actually works even better sometimes). Use in AM to get motivated, clarity, or release an negative symptom, afternoon nap for healing or re-charge, after work to release stress & have more energy, bedtime to improve sleep & connect with your guidance.
  • Cultivate more self-love & trust PLUS release self-limiting beliefs with this FREE Virtual Workshop

Praise for Tanya’s Coaching…

It has been a mind-blowing experience to see and feel the difference after working with Tanya for only 2 months. My level of anxiety went from extremely high to almost non-existent. I feel more present in my body and with the people that I love. I have many different types of support in the past (meditation, therapy, acupuncture, yoga, etc) to stay in balance, but coaching with Tanya and using the guided T.M.P. practices feels like the missing link in my healing process. Her process brings together the best aspects of Eastern philosophy and Western psychology into a super easy to use method. The impacts are immediate and deep. On top of all of that Tanya’s kindness, patience and insight keep you feeling supported through the entire process. I feel I am gaining skills and tools that will benefit me for a lifetime!”
– Kendall H., MSW

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Connect With The Divine You- Part 2

Disconnection from self (and spirit) is one of the top causes of anxiety, depression, weight, pain, illness and disease. Dis-ease with self = disease of body.

Learning to connect and accept all parts of you is essential to heal mind, body, spirit & co-create your abundant life of peace, passion and purpose. This is not always easy as we get too busy and caught up in all the things we “should” do. We continue on this path until illness knocks on our door- perhaps acute or chronic, emotional and/or physical.

Connecting with and using your breath is a powerful and easy tool to use anytime, anywhere to support you to connect with yourself, release stress, and feel more peaceful & happy.

I learned the hard way that it is important to slow down, listen to my body and feel my emotions daily. When you are dis-connected from self, stuffing your emotions, and out of alignment in one or more areas of your life, your body will let you know. It will begin by knocking softly…and if you don’t listen, more and more loudly with negative symptoms (pain, weight, fatigue, insomnia) and eventually full blown illness (Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, etc.).

Please take some time today to watch the short video above, use the tips, tools, and resources below to connect, listen, and feel for your health, peace & happiness.

Tips, Tools, & Resources:

  • Practice stopping, closing your eyes and breathing several times a day- create an event or alarm in your calendar to remind you.
  • When you are feeling anxious, sad, overwhelmed, angry, or guilty…feel and breathe out this “negative” emotion and breathe in a “positive” emotion.
  • Take time to journal your feelings and emotions daily.
  • Listen to a guided T.M.P. practice daily to connect, listen, feel, & release.
  • Look up your body symptoms/feelings for clues to where you are out of balance in this Book.
  • Go Deeper & Join us for “Connecting with the Divine You” Virtual Program HERE
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Praise for Tanya’s Coaching…

Coaching with Tanya has made a tremendous difference in my life. In the past migraines and stress were a normal part of my life. Since working with Tanya and using Therapeutic Meditation Process®, the number and severity of my migraines has decreased by 60%, and Tanya has taught me how to find peace and balance in the midst of a busy, stressful schedule. I am now able to manage the stress in my life with awareness and confidence so I can perform and teach at my highest potential. With the support of Tanya and T.M.P.® I’ve just recorded my first CD in Slovenia! I am grateful for Tanya Penny and her work.
– Nicole Molumby, College Professor, Professional Flutist

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Time Abundance- Creators & Savers

People often ask me how I healed my struggle with anxiety, weight, eating disorder(s) and Multiple Sclerosis. One of the main ingredients is TIME. Taking the time to re-connect with myself, my spirit/soul, and to nurture myself daily was critical to healing my mind, body, spirit AND to fully living my purpose- growing my sustainable coaching business (and still is).

This was not easy for me, as like many of you, I had a tendency towards putting myself last and over-giving to others. This looked like: over-working to please my boss/clients and to feel worthy. Also saying yes to loved ones needs and desires before my own, and spending lots of time trying to fix others problems/make them happy. This left very little time to nurture and focus on me – my wants, needs, desires, passions, and purpose.

If you truly want to heal, be healthy & happy (and perhaps start or grow your business), you need to invest the TIME in yourself. Find tons of tips & tools below…including a guided T.M.P. MP3 practice- my secret tool!

Time Creator Tips & Tools:

  • Get clear on your priorities– Look at all areas of your life: health, spirituality, purpose/work, relationships, your passions/hobbies, and money. What you focus on grows.
  • Carve out time for your priorities everyday (and protect it). It is not selfish, it is self-love.
  • Learn to say NO and be okay with disappointing others. The worst person to disappoint is yourself. Not making time for you and your priorities causes depression, weight, and even chronic illness.
  • Be aware of your “Time Suckers” or barriers, the things that keep you from actually taking the time you have blocked for yourself. Remember awareness is the 1st key to changing anything. Which of these Top 3 do you struggle with? How have they (or are currently) negatively impacting you and your health? Other areas of your life (purpose, biz, love, money)?
    1) Over-working– This includes your job, volunteering, chores, parenting.
    2) Over-Giving (aka People Pleasing)– This includes friends, kids, spouse, family, and even strangers.
    3) Technology (TV, FB, Internet)– Many of us allow ourselves to get sucked in by technology. Truth: You actually do this to escape something that you are afraid of or don’t want to face.

  • Connect with Yourself/Spirit Daily: Before you hit the ground running take at least 10 minutes each morning to reflect on your priorities and your schedule. Are they in alignment? If not, how can you shift this? What can you let go of or delegate? Check in again before bed- did you spent your time in the way that you desired, and if not, why? Which time sucker(s? got in the way? What can you do in the future to change this? Remember to do this with complete compassion and curiosity.
  • Download and listen to the guided T.M.P. practice to shift your self-limiting time beliefs, relax, and breathe. Please NEVER listen while driving!

Ready to heal your body, past trauma OR grow your soul-centered business in 2016? Click below, fill out a short survey, and I will contact you within 48 hours to schedule a phone/skype session so we can: discuss your area(s) of breakdown and desires, start you on some inspired action steps, and see how we might continue to work together to heal your anxiety, weight, illness or grow your coaching or healing business. I can’t wait to connect with you! Love & Light, Tanya

“Tanya helped me more in a few weeks than others have in years…

I highly recommend working with Tanya! She has helped me more in a few weeks than others have in years. I had been suffering from grief, health problems including Multiple Sclerosis, and past trauma issues while also transitioning from my day job to my own business. Once she introduced me to mind body healing, almost immediately most of my symptoms stopped. It was like my spirit finally felt heard and stopped screaming for attention.

I have also had more clients sign up to work with me in 2 weeks than I had been getting per month. I plan to continue working with Tanya. Life is always changing and it’s nice to have someone right by your side. Thank you Tanya for everything you done to help me find the road to happiness.” – Katy Costa, Holistic Health Coach