About Authentic Living

The Authentic Living project was born as a result of requests from people who had been exposed to the Hale Method(TM) through Jenny‘s teaching, couples coaching, and/or one-to-one mentoring. Many people wanted this information to be available more widely – so here it is!

Are you sick and tired of suffering in relationships?

Contantly struggling to get the results you want in your work?

Had enough of the same, frustrating conversations?

Looking to have professional and personal relationships be more empowering and fulfilling?

Authentic Living is here to help.

Whether at work or at home, the quality of our life is largely determined by the quality of our relationships.

This website is designed to be a “one stop shop” for all good quality information and advice about emotional intelligence in work and relationships, including our most important relationship – the relationship we have with ourselves. It is a place where highly qualified and experienced coaches and trainers can be recognized for their expertise, and introduced to a wider audience.

The initial information was curated by Jenny, based on her decades of experience in coaching and mentoring individuals, couples, and groups. As the site develops, curation decisions will be made by a committee, to remove any possible bias from the choices.

Jenny Hale, creator of the Hale Method(TM), has an Honours degree in Psychology, and decades of experience as a coach, trainer and mentor. She supports people in having the results they really want – in business and communities, as well as family and romantic relationships. She has identified the fastest ways to break through disempowering lifelong patterns and achieve unimaginable results – without doing years of therapy!

Emotional Mastery PROGRAM

Want more? For a limited time we are offering our Emotional Mastery Program at a DEEP DISCOUNT.

Emotional Mastery Program – personalized coaching in how to successfully apply powerful emotional intelligence techniques for less stress, more peace of mind, freedom from emotional pressure and drama, healthy and joyous relationships, and a life lived with power and authenticity.

Meet The Coaches

Dr Ananya Harvey

Dr. Ananya Harvey is an Embodied Leadership & Love coach and founder of The Next Level Love. After a successful 10-year career as an academic research chemist, she left her life as she knew it to research the realms of the heart.

Ananya spent years in full-time study and practice of Hatha Yoga, Kundalini, and Tantra in Asia, where she learned a practical system for creating profound, long-term changes in body, mind, and spirit. In the West, she has studied sacred sexuality with Layla Martin and John Wineland + Kendra Cunov as well as classical tantrik meditation and philosophy with Christopher Hareesh Wallis and Paul Muller-Ortega.

Her life and work represent a bridge between disparate worlds: men and women, science and spiritual practice, the head and the heart. Her unique, no-bullshit approach to sex, love & relationships combines real, deep grounding from classical tantrik philosophy with ecstatic embodied practices.  

Ananya is dedicated to helping smart, scientifically-minded men and couples have the fun, successful, passionate relationships they crave, by simply relaxing into the deep truth of their heart.

Mirjam Irene

Mirjam has an MSC in Psychology and a MA in Religion Studies Spiritual Counseling and started her coaching career as a humanistic spiritual counselor in a hospital setting.

She has been coaching in a myriad of ways for the last six years, and actively reflecting her own emotions and relationships for the last nineteen years. She has extensive 1-1 online coaching experience, has taught yoga and guided women’s circles and workshops in the area of women’s health.

Mirjam is passionate about authentic relating, spirituality, meditation, presence, and Tao Tantra. You can definitely say she walks her talk.

Tom Hale

Tom has more than 15 years of experience in teaching, leading project teams, facilitating complex conversations, and supporting people to break through their limitations. He enjoys working with people who are committed to taking their emotional experience of life to the next level. His commitment is to your freedom, empowerment and authentic self-expression.

His corporate leadership, management background and structured approach to life bring focused leadership and clarity. He combines this with the intuition, body awareness, compassion and patience learned through his practice of yoga and meditation.

Tom can see your pathway to a new you, even when you doubt the path exists, and he holds the space for you to grow into the person you want to become. 

Tom has many years of experience holding relationship discussion circles and workshops focused on emotions and relationships, and he has been holding men’s groups for the past 3 years.  He lives on the tropical island of Koh Phangan with his partner, and his Siamese cat. His main interests are technology, interpersonal communication, and personal development.

Vicki Colin

Vicki Colin is passionate about embodied presence, sustainable healing and growing conscious leadership.  This involves exploring, experiencing and empowering sustainable SOULutions and freeing mankind from the limitations and disease of mass conditioning and imbalance.

Vicki has travelled, studied, journeyed, explored and co-created a vast spectrum of healing and wellness modalities. 

She specialises  in both Tribal and Vibrational Medicine and has over 30 years of experience. Apart from breathwork, sacred ceremonies, sound healing, writing, rights of passage, shamanic & clinical bodywork, she is passionate about traditional medicine from each continent, right brain education, conscious coaching  and WOW (Wisdom of Water Sessions).


“It is truly my sacred honour to journey with my Earth Family and witness their real time transitions into authentic WHOLEness and absolute WELLness”.

VijayaSree Feres

Vijayasree is a Holistic Therapist, Hatha Yoga & Meditation teacher, and Shakti Priestess, with a background in performing arts, who draws from more than 10 years of hands-on experience.

An intuitive Healer, she has studied Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Theta Healing, Non-Dual Tantra, Trauma Therapy, and more. As a Therapeutic Yoga consultant, she coaches people to regain perfect health and empowers them to create the life that they really want.

She has been offering one-on-one intuitive massages and holistic modalities, and facilitating workshops & women’s circles in Europe and Asia for a decade, offering a safe space for people to reconnect to their bodies, broken parts and suppressed emotions, to find and live their deepest truth and highest purpose.

Her natural hyper-empathy, together with her years on stage, led her from an early age to a deep understanding of human nature (mind, body & emotions) and its intrinsic sacredness – and helped her develop practical ways to embody this wisdom.

A self-described “spiritual nerd”, she has dedicated her life to pursuing two main questions: ‘what is God?’ and ‘how to end suffering?’. Her work celebrates the Divine in all forms and is focused on helping others reconnecting to and fully embodying Its timeless wisdom, which is nothing less than the wisdom of the Spiritual Heart we all carry within.

Kim Lijffijt

Kim has been a teacher, mentor and guide in the area of education for nearly eight years. When it comes to Emotional Mastery, she learned most of what she knows through personal experience. 

Growing up with a severely mentally ill mother, she lacked a proper role model in childhood. However, being a strong intuitive feeler as well as an intellectual analytic, she rose above her home situation and turned this tragedy into her strength. 

Learning from anything she could get her hands on related to the topic of ‘How to Live a Happy Life’, her journey has taken her from ancient Greek philosophy through years of meditation practice to courses in psycho-analysis.

She used her innate strengths and inquiring intelligence to become the person she is today: solid, caring, and a guide for others, pointing the way towards a different, emotionally fulfilling, and stable way of being.

In 2020, Kim was struck by a truck while cycling in the Netherlands. She remains on medical leave, recovering from her injuries.

We wish her a full and speedy recovery.