about jennifer l. breakey
my core values
Give more than you receive. Always. There is an infinite number of possibilities that exist in the quantum field. Within this field lies your dormant potential. Instead of building sand castles in the air, why not create the life you have always wanted but have not known how to access? You need to learn how to access this field of potential and then generate your desires into your material world of matter. Vision boards are created, businesses create vision and mission statements, core values are set, and all of this is done with good intentions, but they are soon forgotten in everyday living. How do you come up with what you want? Does it include not harming another? Does it include the betterment of all?
What helps me be grounded are aligning myself to my core values:
- Compassion – a tangible expression of love for those who are suffering
- Honesty – the quality of being honest
- Respect – due regard for the feelings, wishes, and rights of others
- Integrity – being honest and having strong moral principles
- Simplicity – the ability to uncomplicate the seemingly complicated
- Transparency and Trust – the condition of being transparent; firm knowing in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something
If we are ever to have a positive impact on humanity, we must operate from a base of integrity, dignity and respect towards others, we must know ourselves and we must always live by the Golden Rule. No exceptions.
I must have written this About Me section so many times. It is easy to say who or what the labels say I am, where I live, what my credentials, qualifications and passions are, but to share the soul of me is something quite different. So let’s get the formalities out the way. My favorite dish is pasta pesto, pizza and sushi. My favorite drink is a warm cappuccino on a cold winter’s day, or a freshly made fruit juice on a warm day.
I was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa and I have one daughter who is married and lives in the USA. I have many credentials, qualifications and experience, and spent my career in Human Resources. I qualified in HR Management and certified as an NLP and Energy Re-Sourcing Practitioner™, as well as becoming a Reiki Master. I got my Honorary Doctorate Degree in Metaphysics.
Having been a former HR Director and Senior Executive, my portfolio extended far and wide. I have experience in Labor Law, Training & Development, Strategic Management and Budgeting, Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health, the Employment Relationship, Coaching and Mentoring.
If you have a dream, pursue it. If you have a vision, get crystal clear on what it is and follow it. If you have purpose you want to fulfil, embrace it. Do not shrink back – be you in everything you touch and do. – Dr. (h.c.) Jennifer L. Breakey
I guess you could label me in many ways – a personal and professional coach, mentor, a visionary, emotionally intelligent and intuitive leader, and an author and speaker. But I am far more than any label you or I pin on me.
How did I get my employees to operate optimally, with enthusiasm, creativity, fun and total engagement? I helped them become the best them that they could be. I helped them remove the blocks that stood in the way of their success, and I allowed them to cultivate and grow in their own zones of genius. Sometimes employees have a huge wake-up call and realize that they do NOT like the jobs that they are doing, and so they find out what they are really passionate about. I must have changed my direction many times, but this has all been a part of the process of finding out what it is I truly want to be doing.
Life is fluid, nothing is cast in stone. Keep on figuring out what it is you want to do, and then keep going until you find that one thing that makes you feel expansive; that makes you feel like you have come home – it should not be stressful or keep you up at night. You will know it when you find it.
As a former HR Director and Executive, I have seen a myriad of different blocks that keep people from moving forward. I managed a large team, which I grew from ground level up. I have also set up, coached, mentored and trained HR departments, managers and leaders with great success. I am fortunate enough to have worked with and for global businesses, and I am acutely aware of cultural diversity and the need for a global-mindset. My passion has always been, and always will be, how can I best serve others by bringing out the best in them. This is my guiding light, my purpose, and what I care about.
Over the years, I have seen many people stand in their own way of a happy and successful life. They self-sabotage their success by the way they self-talk. They go down one rabbit hole after another. They are unable to set reasonable expectations for themselves, because they feel they don’t deserve success. They have self-doubt, fear, self-criticism, and they believe all sorts of untruths about who they are.
If you want something strongly enough, you will find a way to get there – even if it means changing the way you think and feel about things. You need to unravel everything you are not, so that the clouded misperception of who you think you are can dissipate, and you can begin to realize who you are.
My mission is to help others achieve the success in their lives that they want by identifying blocks in their life, and peeling back these layers. Success is subjective and incredibly personal. It is not an external reality, but an internal one. Once you have figured out the landscape of your internal success roadmap, your external success will reflect your internal reality.
One of the greatest achievements in my life is single-handedly raising my daughter. When she was 3-months old, I made the decision to leave the UK and come back to South Africa to raise my daughter on my own. She was an incredibly easy child to raise and we have a very close relationship. Parenting, much like any role that involves unconditional love, wisdom, foresight and a certain amount of winging it, came easily to me.
I was paid the greatest compliment a mother could hear. My daughter told me that she will raise her kids one day the way I raised her. What a wonderful thing to hear. All we can ever hope for as a parent is that our children are healthy, given a great chance in life, and that the road they choose is paved with love, happiness, peace, joy and not too much turbulence.
The best gift you can give someone is the gift of giving them the space to be themselves and to let them live their own truth. They are not you and you are not them. It is this acceptance that allows us all to uniquely live our own truth without fear and trepidation. Give your kids their own space and let them know every day just how much you love them. Life is fleeting. Enjoy each and every moment.
Tomorrow is guaranteed to no-one so remember to tell your loved-ones every day that you love them.