Greatness lies within each and every one of you. It’s just a matter of how deep you’re willing to dig to find it. There’s an unlimited amount of untapped potential flowing through your heart, your mind and your spirit just waiting to be released, so that you may rise to the next level. You possess talent and skills that you haven’t even begun to discover, because it’s in growth that you will find true enlightenment. It is in growth that we discover unbounded possibilities, but you must be at liberty to grow; free from fear, uncertainty, and worry. Never underestimating…
For over 14 years Lena Cohen has dedicated her life to helping others find happiness, peace, and success. As a TED Speaker, decorated community activist, author and highly sought after life coach, Lena shares her knowledge and expertise in a way that inspires people to live their best life possible. She trains and counsels people on how to access, understand, and regulate their emotions; to have a heightened sense of self-awareness to achieve emotional and intellectual growth. With this high level of emotional intelligence training Lena helps people focus on self-development, advancement, and fulfillment in their careers. All the while still promoting a life of balance, which includes satisfaction in the areas of physical health, relationships, mental wellness, and spirituality.
Her distinct level of excellence has granted her access to a world she only dreamed of. Lena has a gift of being able to connect with people of various backgrounds, cultures, and socioeconomic classes. Her practical knowledge, growing up in Camden, NJ, paired with her corporate experience, thriving in New York City, proves to be special and unique. Although presented with many obstacles and great tragedies Lena persevered, knowing she was destined for greatness. After graduating with honors from Kean University she obtained an internship with CBS and later a full-time position at Inside Edition. She worked her way up from the library to the newsroom, becoming a back up stills producers, researcher, and segment coordinator. After losing a close friend to drug addiction she left the television industry and decided to pursue her passion for changing lives.
She started her own women’s empowerment company called You’re Beautiful Honie, helping women achieve their highest potential for wellness through the healing of their mind, body, and soul. Later she received her Masters Degree in Human Services Counseling, giving her the ability to go beyond coaching and take on counseling as well. After a few years of embracing the idea of entrepreneurship she learned, that some people don’t have the support or resources required to obtain success. So in keeping up with her personal standard for excellence and giving back she established Women Operating in Opulence. A non profit that provides personal and professional development for women.
Lena has worked with the U.S. Army, the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County, The Leaguers, NJPIRG, NY Cares, The Ronald McDonald House, Red Cross, S.O.F.I.A, Project Beautiful You, Zeta Phi Beta, The Women’s Rights Information Center, Head Ladies in Charge, The Power of You Teens, and many others. In addition to the work she does with her companies she serves as the Philanthropy Chair and Director of Membership for National Sales Network NJ/NY Chapter and has been awarded and recognized locally and nationally for her efforts in serving the community. She truly enjoys what she does and takes pride in the change she’s created in the lives of other.