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Lissa Coffey is a Lifestyle and Relationship Expert who serves up an inspiring blend of ancient wisdom and modern style on her website CoffeyTalk.com and in her e-mail newsletters. She is the host of the CoffeyTalk web series on youtube, blinkx and other online outlets. Lissa is a bestselling author, her new recent book is: "What's Your Dharma? Discover the Vedic Way to Your Life's Purpose." Lissa is often called the "Dosha Diva" - she is world renown as the authority on Ayurveda and Relationships. Her book on the topic is "What's Your Dosha, Baby? Discover the Vedic Way for Compatibility in Life and Love."
A sought-after guest expert, Lissa Coffey appears frequently on television and radio and contributes to many national publications with her insightful and compassionate approach to modern-day issues. Her e-mail newsletters are enjoyed around the world by a steadily growing subscriber base.
Lissa has made several appearances on "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," Fox News, "Before ‘N Afternoon Movie," "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet" and other national and local TV shows. She has been featured in Glamour and Woman's Day magazines, among others. She's done numerous Satellite Media Tours and has represented companies such as Mattel, Pier 1 Imports, Nintendo, Smuckers, A Jaron Fine Jewelry, The Better Sleep Council, and many more. She has traveled the world giving presentations on her "Ancient Wisdom, Modern Style" philosophy.
Lissa Coffey is a certified instructor with The Chopra Center, and Deepak Chopra is her mentor. Chopra says of Lissa: "Your heart will thank you for Lissa's helpful and heartful vision."
- What's Your Dharma? Discover the Vedic Way to Your Life's Purpose
- CLOSURE and the Law of Relationships: Endings as New Beginnings
- What's Your Dosha, Baby? Discover the Vedic Way for Compatibility in Life and Love
- Getting There: Simple Exercises for Experiencing Joy
- Getting There! 9 Ways to Help Your Kids Learn What Matters Most in Life
- The Healthy Family Handbook: Natural Remedies for Parents and
Lissa lives in Westlake Village, California with her husband Greg. Between the two of them they have five children. Lissa is a vegan who loves to cook, and many of her recipes are on her website. Lissa serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters Ventura County.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
Sitting down for dinner as a family is a nice way to unwind away from media distractions like television, internet, and video games. Dinner table conversation fosters an occasion for children to work on communication skills while articulating their own opinions. Here are a few conversation starters to initiate meaningful exchanges around your table:
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
Kids love telling jokes, and they love laughing! Telling jokes is a great way to practice public speaking, and to sharpen their word skills. Here are some jokes to share with your kids, and that they can share with their friends.
Thursday, December 06, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
When a gift is beautifully wrapped it becomes a presentation! There are some great ways to wrap gifts today that are both creative and ecologically sound. Here are my top tips for ways to think outside the box while gift wrapping this season!
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
One of the most important things that we can teach our kids is to express gratitude. We have a great opportunity to do this after the holiday season. As soon as kids can write, they can write a thank you note. There are even some great “fill in the blank” notes that you can buy for your kids to help get them in this very good habit.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
Being a parent is a never ending, tough role. You're constantly being pulled in a million directions - cleaning the house, soccer practices, science fairs, preparing meals. You're the provider for your precious little ones; it's an overwhelming job. We're here to help! Here are seven tips you can apply to your everyday life to help you unwind, if only for a moment!
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
Children can start learning about money, saving, and investing as soon as they can learn to count. Teaching kids to count money is a good way to support the math skills that they learn in the classroom. When we teach our children about money from a young age, we can encourage them to save, and show them how money can grow with compound interest.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
It is very common for women to feel stressed and depressed over the holidays. We’re already doing SO much, and now we have the added responsibilities of decorating the house, shopping for gifts, wrapping, sending, baking, socializing, etc. It gets to be more than we can handle. Sometimes it just takes hearing those carols over the speakers in the mall to set us off. And what makes it worse is that we think we are SUPPOSED to be happy about it all!
Here’s how to find your own joy this holiday season, despite the hectic pace and those silver bells ringing in your ears.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
Looking for some funnies for your little ones on Thanksgiving? Look no further!
1. What did the turkey say before it was roasted?
Boy, I'm stuffed!
Thursday, November 15, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
First and foremost:
Count your blessings. You can say this many different ways, depending on how you feel about religion and spirituality, but look at all the GOOD things in your life. Recognize, and show appreciation for, the people in your life. Keep counting those blessings and watch them increase.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by Lissa Coffey
I feel strongly that we are drawn to certain interests, that we have our own particular dreams, for a very important reason. They lead us to our purpose in life. When we find that, no matter what it is, we are happy and successful.