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Dr. Valerie René Sheppard joined Lesley to relay her amazing story of her journey from catastrophic-stroke survivor to self-mastery expert and CEO of The Heartly Center for Mindfulness and Self-Mastery.

Dr. Valerie’s reveals how she is impacting the lives of women in business or society as a whole through her multi-award winning best-selling book, the courses she offers to groups and individuals, her retreats and both group and private counseling. She also shares with listeners her approach to facilitating deeper views and understanding for those seeking greater clarity, confidence, and inner peace. Through application of specific practices and neural reprogramming that she developed and used in her own healing from her stroke, Valerie helps individuals eliminate stress, anxiety and overwhelm. Dr Valerie shares how she is able to assist people to discover their true source of happiness, raise their vibration, and live from a place of true authenticity.

About Valerie

Dr. Valerie René Sheppard is a catastrophic-stroke survivor, self-mastery expert, and CEO of The Heartly Center for Mindfulness and Self-Mastery™. She helps people transform their lives from the inside out using her proprietary 4-step process and the other spiritual principles and practices in her multi award-winning, #1 international best-seller, “Living Happy to Be ME!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle©.”

Valerie received her PhD in Consciousness and Human Potential in 2021, is on the Board of the Evolutionary Business Council™, is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, and a recipient of its Excellence in Service Award. Other recognition includes the 2021 Barbara Marx Hubbard Outstanding Evolutionary Leader Award and the 2020 Platinum Mentorship Award. She is frequently a featured guest on podcasts, radio and television shows as an expert on leadership, fulfillment and happiness, and she has led multiple Sunday services and facilitated multi-day workshops at Unity of Tustin in Tustin, California.

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