Wealth Beyond Riches

The Neuroscience of Change with Ursula Pottinga, CPCC, PCC (Ep. 6)

February 21, 2024 Abbey Henderson, CFP®
Wealth Beyond Riches
The Neuroscience of Change with Ursula Pottinga, CPCC, PCC (Ep. 6)
Show Notes

Whether it is for our money, health, or relationships, change is inevitable, but not always easy. 

Our brains are wired to resist change and prefer familiarity, comfort, and certainty. 

However, change can also be an opportunity for growth, learning, and transformation. 

In this episode, Abbey Henderson, CEO, Wealth Advisor & Coach, sits down with Ursula Pottinga, Co-Founder, COO, and Lead Trainer at BEabove Leadership, to explore the neuroscience of change, exploring how our brains can create new pathways through effort and repetition. They also cover practical tips for making change easier.

Ursula discusses: 

  • Her personal journey to becoming a coach and the connection between neuroscience and coaching 
  • The factors of neuroplasticity
  • How neural pathways in the brain are constructed and wired through repetitive thoughts and actions
  • The importance of personal relevance in making change stick
  • The importance of individual differentiation and openness in a couple 
  • The impact of effective and ineffective states
  • Tips for making change easier
  • The importance of support and relationships in making changes
  • And more!


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About our Guest:

Ursula Pottinga is a certified coach (CPCC, ICF credentialed PCC, and Master Neurotransformational Coach) with more than 20 years of experience living and working in Europe, Canada, Asia, and the US. She uses the practicality of classical coaching which explores the motivation and execution of goals, the alignment of values and obstacles to these goals and she combines them with a neuroscience view of human productivity, effectiveness, and change.

The Co-Founder of BEabove Leadership and the Co-Designer of its groundbreaking Advanced Coaching Programs and webinars, she is a skillful workshop leader and mentor to experienced coaches with an expansive knowledge of how and why coaching works. 

She is also a Certified Relational Trauma and Neuroscience coach to bring about change and healing in organizations that have been impacted by relational trauma.

She speaks internationally and has co-authored a number of books.