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Season 1, Episode 2

How to Stop Getting Triggered with Luke Entrup

About this episode:

Do you find yourself dating the same type of person over and over? Do you find yourself in the same job time and again, even though you were at a different company, it’s a different year? We keep recreating the same patterns that are holding us back. Today we are going to break those patterns and begin to move forward. We will better understand why we get triggered and how to begin a process of reclaiming a sense of wholeness.



Read more about triggers

Triggers: those moments when our emotions surge, leading us to react in ways we never intended. We’ve all experienced them—those sudden bursts of anger, shame, or guilt that catch us off guard. But what if triggers held the key to a deeper understanding of ourselves? What if they were invitations for growth and self-discovery?

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Meet the Guest

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Luke Entrup spurs visionaries forward to the next level in their careers and lives. He is an executive coach and organizational consultant with a background in developing conscious leaders, aligning company culture with bold strategy, and creating the ideal conditions for high-impact teams to succeed.

Using a proprietary blend of insight, zen wisdom, and “jet fuel,” Luke’s clients learn how to develop their personal brand of leadership and influence. Drawing on his nearly decade of experience as a healthcare executive he has worked with companies at various phases of growth including many early-stage startups and larger high-growth companies such as Dropbox, Slack, and Pure Storage.

Luke supports entrepreneurs in becoming high-performing executive leaders. His clients are creative and curious and come to him to discover powerful ways to push their abilities to the limit. With insight and practical tools, he works with leaders and teams to more fully realize their vision, one step at a time.

As a social entrepreneur, he has co-founded several organizations committed to leadership development and global sustainability, including Vida Autentica and Beyond The Machine. He is a regular public speaker on the topic of building a culture of innovation and how to evolve business through human-centered design. He holds degrees from Tulane University and Naropa University.  Luke has been practicing and teaching meditation for the past two decades. He is a certified facilitator with Shadow Work Seminars®. Luke lives with his family in Sonoma County, California.


15:07 – Ways to understand shadow

18:39 – What is shadow

24:56 – How to learn when you are triggered

29:59 – How trauma shapes your beliefs

48:42 – Luke shares his shadow work exercise


Shadow Work Journaling Exercise

Loving Yourself at your ‘Worst’: an Introduction to Shadow Work

Essence, identity, and being yourself before you die

Allowing You: The Essence of Self Love

Conscious Leadership Group. Conscious Leadership Group has some great resources that translate well with shadow. One of the exercises is called a persona party, where you dress up as one of your personas.

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