Episode 005: From CEO to Healer – Guillaume Gauthereau on the value of surrender

Guillaume Gauthereau, is an entrepreneur, green activist, energy healer, and tantric meditator.

Between 2008~2013 Guillaume was the co-founder and CEO of Totsy, the second largest website in the US dedicated to moms and tots, and was elected by Forbes as one of the top 100 most promising private US companies. He has been featured on a variety of media outlets, including FOX News, CNN & CBS. You find details about his entrepreneurial journey in this video.

Unhappy with the direction of his life, Guillaume stepped down from the position of CEO of his company, and travelled Asia extensively for one year, learning and meditating with masters of different traditions. He was trained in Sufi Healing Massage and Reiki in the holy city of Dharamsala. He joined a 10 days Vipassana retreat in Bodhgaya, the city where the Buddha reached enlightenment. In Nepal, a Tibetan Healing Master instructed Guillaume on the power of Tibetan Healing Bowls. He now provides coaching services and mindfulness training to leaders and corporations.

He now provides coaching services and mindfulness training to leaders and corporations.

In this episode you will learn:
  • How to do tantric meditation (spoiler: no sex involved);
  • The value of surrender and letting things happen;
  • The importance of the intent behind meditation;
  • How long does it take to distress with meditation;
You can learn more about Guillaume on his personal website, and on his Meditation and Healing blog. This is the book
To learn more about Sufi Healing, he recommends this book.
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day. – Deepak Chopra