Allyson Leak is an author, motivational speaker, transformational coach, and founder of the wellness lifestyle brand, Amethyst Life. She is very passionate about helping people find ways to create sustainable joy and happiness in their lives. Over the last 10 years, she's written stories on self-care and wellness, personal development, lifestyle topics, and interviewed over 60 women in the entertainment and corporate world. Her writing has been published in Ebony, Sister 2 Sister, Hype Hair, Honey, and MadameNoire.com. She is the co-author of "The Goddess Potential: A Guide to Developing A Relationship With Your Inner Self," which was featured in The Huffington Post, BET.com, and on NBC7. Over the past 15 years, she's spent countless hours practicing and teaching mindfulness meditation and self-care rituals. She graduated from Temple University and also completed a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) from the Center For Mindfulness (CFM) at UMass Memorial Healthcare. She is an avid learner of all things dealing with mindfulness, self-care, emotional well-being, and ancient healing practices.