234: What Every Sexual Abuse Survivor Needs To Know About Healing Childhood Wounds with Leilani Lei

by neeta bhushan


Welcome back, beautiful souls! I’m beyond excited to bring you this incredible episode featuring the amazing Leilani Lei, a true champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Leilani is a powerhouse creative director and a devoted solo mom of three. In this episode, we dive deep into what it means to be a good human, exploring the transformative power of authenticity and the profound healing journey Leilani has navigated.

Together, we exploring authenticity, forgiveness, resilience, and spiritual growth. Leilani opens up about her experience healing through trauma and sexual abuse, shedding light on the power of therapy and breaking cultural taboos, especially within the Filipino community. Her story is a testament to the strength and courage it takes to overcome adversity and heal generational wounds.

Leilani shares her journey with raw honesty and resilience, revealing how she has turned pain into purpose. We discuss the incredible work she does with the “LoveU Project” and Good Humaning Consulting, where she values social impact storytelling and works to keep GOOD humans connected across any project or industry. This conversation is packed with inspiring insights and the beauty of living and leading with an open heart. So pull up a seat, and join us at The Brave Table, for a heartfelt and transformative episode that will leave you feeling empowered.

What you’ll get out of this episode… 

What does it mean to be a “Good Human”?

Parenting while healing: How abuse shapes the parenting philosophy

Breaking cultural taboos: The stigma of Filipinas and therapy

Overcoming trauma: The healing journey of sexual abuse

How embracing authenticity can heal generational wounds and mend family relationships

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Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.


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