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A Waitress's Guide to Spirituality: Finding Meaning in the Menial

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Your attitude is a big part of happiness. Life is 10 percent of what happens to you, 90 percent how you react.
Air Date: 5/7/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Michelle Akda, Life Coach
michelle akdaMichelle is a waitress born and raised in Los Angeles, California.

She earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Certified Transformational Life Coach. Waitressing has put Michelle through school and has funded many of her endeavors in life, including singing, dancing and acting as well as her desire to teach and coach personal transformation.

By sharing all that she has learned in the last 25 years of being in the service industry, Michelle has created a guide to finding meaning in one's daily life. Michelle is a Spiritual Pilgrim in search of living her life's dreams, and having been on this journey for more than two decades, she is now speaking, teaching and coaching others how to do so as well.

This is Michelle's first book and she is elated to share all of the Spiritual principals she has learned over her 25 year service career.
  • Book Title: A Waitress's Guide to Spirituality. Finding Meaning in the Menial
A Waitress's Guide to Spirituality: Finding Meaning in the Menial
It's said that if you love what you do, then you never will work a day in your life. However, how many of you are actually following this motto?

It's easy to become lost in your work while also feeling that you've lost your passion. You may have even asked yourself: What am I doing in this job?

Whatever your ambitions are, even if your job is not what you wanted, you can still bring your peace and passion to every situation in your job and in your personal life.

You may have heard that your attitude is a big part of your happiness. Life is 10 percent of what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it. It is up to you -- and only you -- to change your attitude when you react to situations in your job.

You have the power to expand your thinking in a positive light.

What are ways you can find meaning in the menial?

Certified transformational life coach and a waitress for over 20 years, Michelle Akda, joins Dr. Holly to discuss her latest book, A Waitress's Guide to Spirituality: Finding Meaning in the Menial.
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