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Life Balance Experts &

Special Guest Contributors

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Russell Brand

Comedian, Actor, Author, Public Thought Leader & Activist

Life Balance Special Guest Contributor

Russell Brand is an award-winning comedian, actor, author, public thought leader, and a passionate activist for mental health and drug rehabilitation.


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Coach Dean Brown

Law of Attraction Coach

As a father of 5, I empower professional dads to work fewer hours per week, generate more revenue and have more fun while doing it. Working with me, they will learn to face their suppressed emotions, limiting beliefs, self-denial, and self-sabotage so they can embrace life without guilt, anger, fear or hate while manifesting their highest vision of peace, love & profit with their family & in their business.…

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Deepak Chopra

World-Renowned Speaker & Author

Life Balance Special Guest Contributor

An expert in the field of mind-body healing, Deepak Chopra is a world-renowned speaker and author on the subject of alternative medicine.

The author of numerous books on alternative medicine, Deepak Chopra was born in New Delhi, India, in 1947. After attending the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, he eventually ended up in Boston where he began his career as a doctor.…

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Ashlee Dream

Yoga Instructor, Health and Wellness Guru

Life Balance Expert

Certified Yoga Instructor and Holistic Wellness Guru from Los Angeles, CA helping professional men and women to self-care, relax, unplug, and rejuvenate.

After graduating from UCSB with a BA in Philosophy and Minor in Clinical Psychology, Ashlee was working full time as a Direct Support Professional training to become a Behavioral Therapist, but felt burnt out from the work and wanted to travel the world.…

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Jason Gregory

Author & Philosopher

Life Balance TV Guest Contributor

Jason Gregory is an author and philosopher specializing in Eastern and Western philosophy, comparative religion, psychology, cognitive science, metaphysics, and ancient cultures. He is the author of Emotional Intuition for Peak PerformanceEffortless LivingFasting the MindEnlightenment NowThe Science and Practice of Humility and also the documentary filmmaker of The Art of Effortless Livingits sequel Effortless Action: The Art of Spontaneity and The Yugas: The Great Time Cycles of the Universe. …

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Dr. Julia Keller

Executive Director – Mindful Youth Institute

Life Balance TV Show Presenter
Dr. Julia Keller’s passion for working with kids has shaped her 20-year career helping anxious, frustrated students turn their lives around. Her compassionate, fun approach engages students quickly and helps them understand how to quiet their brain and get more joy out of life! Julia is an expert at getting to the heart of the heart.…

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David Loy

Professor, Writer & Zen Teacher

Life Balance Special Guest Contributor

David Robert Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Zen tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism.

He is a prolific author, whose essays and books have been translated into many languages. His articles appear regularly in the pages of major journals such as Tikkun and Buddhist magazines including TricycleLion’s Roar, and Buddhadharma, as well as in a variety of scholarly journals.…

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Robin Sharma

Leadership Expert

Life Balance Special Guest Contributor

Robin Sharma is considered to be one of the top 5 leadership experts in the world. His work is embraced by rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs.

Robin Sharma is one of the world’s premier speakers on Leadership and Personal Mastery. As a presenter, Sharma has the rare ability to electrify an audience yet deliver uncommonly original and useful insights that lead to individuals doing their best work, teams providing superb results and organizations becoming unbeatable.…

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Amber Melanie Smith

Life Balance TV Guest Contributer

As a little girl, Amber wanted to change the world. There were just a few problems: She had no superpowers to speak of, no money, and no leadership skills or business know-how. So Amber took off on a two and half month cross-country road trip with her best friend, volunteering and conducting acts of kindness in over 20 states, during which she discovered her power to make an impact.…

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LeAnn Smith

Chief Vibrancy Officer

Life Balance TV Expert

LeAnn works with clients that are ‘stuck’ in their wellness journey either by injury, illness, disease or otherwise. Her approach is to meet you where you are, partner together to create a customized plan to support your goals and lifestyle. Her motto is, ‘welcome home, your vibrant self awaits.”

She provides a full spectrum approach of wellness modalities to her clients.…

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Monique Tallon

Life & Leadership Coach

Monique Tallon is a world-renowned Life & Leadership Coach who has coached hundreds of executives in Fortune 500 companies and is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, podcast, and TV host committed to guiding people and organizations to their highest potential.

In 2009, she pursued her passion to become an executive leadership coach after leaving her job as a Marketing executive in Silicon Valley to make a bigger impact in the world.…

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Eckhart Tolle

Spiritual Teacher & #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

Life Balance Special Guest Contributor

Eckhart Tolle is widely recognized as one of the most inspiring and visionary spiritual teachers in the world today. With his international bestsellers, The Power of Now and A New Earth—translated into 52 languages—he has introduced millions to the joy and freedom of living life in the present moment.…

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Alexa Valavicius

Life Balance Expert

Hi! My name is Alexa Valavicius and I have had Type 1 Diabetes since the age of 4. Currently, I work full-time as a 7th grade Spanish teacher, but I am also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. In my spare time, I love to workout, dance, spend time with my friends, and try new things. I wish I could say that my diabetes management has been perfect since my initial diagnosis almost 22 years ago, but anyone with diabetes knows that this disease is extremely difficult to manage and sometimes has a mind of its own.…