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Learning how to effectively merge spirituality with practicality changed my life, the life of my son, and the trajectory of our lineage for generations to come. It has also done the same for countless others.
~Christina Renée Joubert
Christina here. I wanted to tell you a bit about my personal story so you would know why I created Teaching the World to Love™ and why I'm driven to do what I do. My story, like yours, has twists and turns and many unexpected events – all of which contribute to the creation of our brands and add texture to the fabric of our mission, guiding principles and lives.
The short version of how Teaching the World to Love™ got started, starts with two seeds that were planted in me when I was around five years old.
The first seed was planted on the day my dad told me that my mom and my grandmother didn't love me and that they were embarrassed and ashamed of me because of the color of my skin. My dad's belief in this was real and it was raw and he reinforced his belief often, telling me with compassion and conviction that he wished things were different but there was nothing I could do . . . he would tell me that no matter how hard I tried . . . I could not win the love and acceptance of the two women who were supposed to love and accept me just because I was born.
The second seed was planted, around the same time, when people began to realize that I had this natural ability to take away a person's pain – making them feel better – just by listening to them.
So as my sense of self, love, trust, and worth was being stripped away from me – I was simultaneously being given the gift of taking other people's pain away and making them feel better. As such, I began to identify my worth based on how I made others feel. If I could take their pain away, I felt lovable and thus worthy of being loved. If I could not, I felt ashamed, hurt, alone, afraid – and like I wanted to hide; I felt unworthy of being loved.
As a child, when someone refused to change, I felt the burden of continuing to carry their pain – because I didn’t understand that another person’s pain wasn’t mine to carry. And I didn’t have the practical knowledge yet on how to release my attachment to their pain – how to truly serve – so I created unhealthy attachments. Lots of them.
These unhealthy attachments coupled with my lack of love for myself and lack of healthy boundaries, led me to a life of addictions (six of them!), anxiety, escapes, fear, dysfunctional relationships, and pain.
And then in 2012, when I was 33 years old, I left my marriage with a 10-month old baby in my arms vowing to change my life. I didn’t know what change would look like or feel like, but I knew there had to be “more". I knew I couldn’t have been born with such profound abilities and gifts only to let them wallow in a sea of loneliness, emptiness, fear, isolation, addiction, shame, and despair.
I had to find myself and my light.
I had to find my self-worth and learn how to keep it, even if others didn't see it.
I had to learn how to love myself and learn how to begin treating myself like I was worthy of being loved.
I had to learn how to break my unhealthy cycles, habits, and patterns and retrain my brain to not just live – waking each day to survive – but thrive.
I had to learn how to turn all my pain into my superpower and change the trajectory of my lineage and my life.
I had to learn how to turn all of my darkness into light.
I had to.
And I did just that.
And then I built Teaching the World to Love™ so that I could teach others how to do the same.
You see, my work is not based on theories and unproven concepts. There is science at play here, spirituality, and lessons from the school of hard knocks.
I'm also extremely focused on "outcomes" in my work, which means I'm not interested in a slow, hypothetical, and meandering path to relief for my students and clients. I'm only interested in a very intentional, practical, tactical, and focused progression that leads to instant relief, meaningful shifts, and permanent, long-term results.
I believe with my entire heart, body, and soul that you deserve to have a resource that doesn't just talk about what change could look like or feel like for you. But, rather, you deserve a resource that has walked the path and will give you the real-life, practical tips, tools, tricks, and strategies that can and will lead you to the self-love, self-worth, and self-confidence you so righteously deserve. And, you deserve a resource who passionately and honorably helps you create the change you want to see; a resource like me.
My hope and prayer is that the methodologies I've developed will help you clear through the clutter and blocks that prevent you from living the life you desire to live. It is my passionate and undying belief that no one should have to go through life feeling alone, unworthy and unloved. And, it is my unyielding and everlasting conviction that with the right information, tools, and strategies everyone has the opportunity to go through life feeling supported, worthy, joy-filled, and loved -- no matter who or what is around them or trying to stop, block, oppress, or suppress them.
I'm thankful that my journey has taught me the lessons I needed to learn so that I may be of the greatest service to you; it is such an honor to serve you.
Thank you for trusting me and thank you for being you.
There is meaning in everything and everyone. Search for it; the true meaning can and will set you free.
With grit, grace, and gratitude . . .
Deeply in love with love,
P.S. A few years before my grandmother passed, she broke her neck in a car accident. After that, her perspective on people of color changed and she started attending an all black Baptist church and became the best friend and sole caretaker of a blind African American man; unfortunately, she died before I had the chance to get to know her. And as for my mom . . . she is my best friend, my biggest cheerleader, and my most trusted supporter. I cannot tell you how much I love her, how much she loves me, and how grateful I am that she's my mother; I thank God for her every day.
P.P.S. Most people don't know this about me, but I've spent most of my life choosing to be "invisible". As a result, I've largely stayed off social media -- professionally and personally -- peeking my head out every now and then, only to retreat. I've also held myself back from aggressively marketing my businesses, my book, and my work because I've always had this sense that it just wasn't time yet; there was still more I needed to learn, do, create and develop.
I'm so thankful I've listened to my strong little voice inside and when the time is right, you'll find me on social media @teachingtheworldtolove.
To my clients and students who've been with me over the years, I want to say: Thank you. Thank you for always trusting me even though I didn't have a "big name" or a social media following/presence. And, yet, you've trusted me with your most precious, vulnerable assets: your heart, your mind, your soul, your desire to love yourself, and your desire to feel worthy of being loved. I am grateful for your trust and your love. And, I'm so honored to play a role in your life and your growth. There is no mistaking the fact that as we heal ourselves, we heal one another. I love you.
CANDID AND UNSCRIPTED FEEDBACK
Where clients and students share what it feels like to work with Christina and how her coaching is changing their lives.
Christina Renée Joubert is the founder and CEO of Teaching the World to Love™, author of When Soulmates Unite – Learning to Love Ourselves from the People Who Can Hurt Us the Most, and a proud mommy to a beautiful little boy.
Christina has spent her entire life overcoming hardships, beating the odds, and cracking the code to a life full of self-love, self-worth, inner peace, and never-ending joy.
Christina believes with every fiber of her being that complete healing is found at the intersection where spirituality and mental health unite. And that it’s not enough to simply work on the mind when dealing with mental and emotional health issues; one must also work on the spirit for when the spirit is healed, everything else in life follows.
As such, she has dedicated her life to giving people the information, wisdom, tools, and strategies needed to reframe their experiences, break old patterns, and develop the self-love, self-worth, and self-confidence every person so righteously deserves.
In doing so, she turns traditional, paralyzing beliefs, behaviors, and patterns on their head -- giving people a new, refreshed way to look at the same old problems and the same old dysfunctional patterns that show up in life. And, she gives people the tools, tips, tricks, and hacks so they can break the patterns that have kept them stuck and let go of the anger, anxiety, resentments, insecurities, blame, shame, judgments, addictions, and fears that have forced them to live pattern-driven, fear-based, less-than-joy-filled lives.
Christina's classes, pep talks, coaching sessions and speeches are:
INSPIRED: The solutions she provides are inspired by daily life, each person's daily conflicts, and the daily desire we all have to love and be loved.
PRACTICAL: The information, tools, tricks, and hacks she provides are accessible, understandable, relatable and can be practiced easily and applied to your daily life – with mind-blowing results.
LIFE-CHANGING: Most of our clients are astounded that the issues they've had their entire lives begin to go away and dissolve – sometimes instantly – when they start engaging our methodology and start putting into practice our ultramodern and ultrapractical blend of science, spirituality and practicality.
REAL, NO BS: There's no BS in what Christina teaches; her sessions, teachings, and client/student outcomes are as real as the measles but 100x more fun.
The wisdom, teaching, and coaching Christina provides allows people to easily and effortlessly turn negative experiences into opportunities to learn, heal, and grow; negative thoughts into powerfully uplifting inner change; and emotional pain into the fuel that powers one’s personal growth and expansion.
Christina's strategies and methodologies are a unique and seamless blend of science, spirituality and practicality with mind-blowing results.
And she delivers her methodologies in every class she teaches, every pep talk she records, every coaching session, and every contact she makes with anyone.
Christina's style is as unique as a fingerprint and as ever-lasting as love.
If you’re ready to heal, Christina is ready to guide you.
ABOUT OUR COACHING PRACTICE
Christina runs an "outcomes-based" healing practice. This means Christina’s not particularly interested in a very slow, hypothetical, and meandering path to relief for her students. But rather, she’s interested in a very intentional, practical, tactical, and focused progression that leads to instant relief, meaningful shifts, and permanent, long-term results for her students.
The end result for students is an awakening unlike anything they’ve experienced before, which includes the ability to feel powerful, free, happy and whole.
Students and clients learn:
the strategies and tools required in order to implement healthy boundaries, self-love, self-worth, self-esteem, self-respect, healthy habits, confidence, etc.
how to cultivate purpose, inspiration, love, creativity, and joy -- from every person, feeling, experience, and ounce of darkness or pain.
how to consciously retrain their brains to create new patterns, habits, and cycles to replace the old, worn-out ones that no longer serve them to hold onto.
how to overcome everything, always, and be 'better off' as a result.
how to turn their pain into their superpower and their darkness into light — shifting their perspectives, their experiences and their lives.
WAYS TO JOURNEY WITH US
We give people the knowledge, wisdom, tools, and strategies required in order to develop and implement the healthy boundaries, self-love, self-worth, and self-confidence each person so righteously deserves.
Choose your best way to join us.