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Learn how a woman at a early age confronted her father's murderer and let to a path towards service and spirituality

Peeling It Back

Release Date: 08/15/2019

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Summary:
In this episode, Eddy introduces Olivia Shanti. Olivia is a Life & Wellness Mentor, a Yoga & Meditation
Coach, and a Siddha Yoga Practitioner. She grew up in the countryside of France, with an established
connection with nature at a young age. She lived her life mostly with her father and siblings after her
parents divorce. But life stopped when she found out her father has been murdered and a complicated
crime investigation began. Listen as Olivia walks us through her life journey in finding the murderer of
her father and finding forgiveness in years of learning and practice of Buddhism and Yoga.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
● 00:02 – Eddy welcomes Olivia to the show

● 00:13 – Olivia shares about growing up in countryside France
○ She had a connection with nature at a young age
○ All her childhood, she was with horses
○ Horses can feel a person’s emotions

● 05:07 – At 8 years old, her parents had a divorce and Olivia and her siblings stayed with their
father
○ She was in-charge of the horses from then
○ Her Dad never spoiled them, rather he encouraged them to find a way when they don’t
know how to do things
○ They had an organic garden that let them have a sustainable life

● 07:41 – When she was 21, Olivia had to do a business preparation in Tahiti
○ She met her mom who was living there
○ She came back to Paris to continue her studies and traveled the world for school
○ Her father was murdered in their house just a few weeks before Olivia’s final exams

● 09:48 – She knew she had to finish her exams for her father
○ Olivia was in Paris with her sister when her cousin brought the bad news
○ Her father has been killed and Olivia felt she also died
○ It was Olivia who had to takeover her father’s businesses

● 13:01 – Olivia felt like she was in limbo
○ She felt like she was in a bubble where she’s in a different world
○ That was the time when Olivia felt her connection with herself

● 15:16 – Olivia’s family relationship became even stronger
○ The problem was her lost connection with her father
○ “I couldn’t live without knowing who did this”
○ Her life became about finding who killed her father
○ After 11 years, they found out the police didn’t do their job

○ Olivia got a lawyer to get through the files of her dad’s murder
○ She did not live a normal life

● 20:24 – The role intuition played when Olivia was searching for the murderer
○ She had an idea who it was but the police didn’t want to go that route
○ She did everything to keep the case open
○ Olivia had 2 private investigators look for a person
○ That first person led them to another person, who finally confessed the crime he did
○ The criminal had been arrested in 2004, 11 years after her father’s death

● 23:46 – When Olivia’s life started to collapse, she found a book, The Tibetan Book of Living and
Dying
○ It was intuition — she realized this was her path and studied Buddhism
○ In 2003, Olivia entered the Kagyupa School of Tibetan Buddhism
○ In Buddhism, forgiveness is power; and Olivia felt that
○ It took her 3 years of meditation to try to forgive

● 29:18 – The choice Olivia had to make before meeting the murderer
○ “We all have opportunities. Every day we have opportunities, but how many of us are
taking them?”
○ Olivia shares how she met her father’s murderer
○ Without anger, she introduced herself and the man started crying
○ “Seeing him crying...it was like his soul was saying, I’m sorry”
○ The healing was complete even before Olivia met him

● 37:43 – Olivia talks about her experience meeting the Dalai Lama
○ She felt the hot chakra as soon as the Dalai Lama touched her hand

● 42:36 – She believes Buddhism and Yoga saved her life
○ “That was the only way to be alive, I was dead”

● 44:30 – Olivia had a child when she was 30
○ Her pregnancy was perfect but a phone call affected it
○ She received a call about closing her dad’s case
○ Immediately, she had cramps and later, oligohydramnios (low amniotic fluid)
○ Her child’s health is fine now

● 48:32 – Olivia’s learning: be strong, not give up, and follow your intuition
○ Everything happened as a preparation for her son’s future condition

● 53:55 – Olivia thinks about the ordeals she went through as a blessing

● 55:15 – “When you have a challenge, it’s the best for us”

● 58:40 – Olivia’s teaching yoga, relaxation, and meditation
○ She mentions meeting her teacher from Asia
○ The difference of Kundalini Yoga and Siddha Yoga
○ Olivia shares how Siddha Yoga helped her son get through surgery

● 01:06:33 – She shares yoga in terms of efficiency in your health

● 01:07:59 – Olivia talks about following Dr. John Demartini
○ She learned about the quantum of the universe in his breakthrough experience
○ Understanding that challenges don’t only bring negative experiences but also positive

things

● 01:14:13 – “We lose track of our life purpose”
○ Olivia’s purpose is to help people find their own purpose
○ “My experience is real”

● 01:18:01 – Who is someone you admire? — There are so many...I would say, Aung San Suu Kyi
○ What is the most influential book for you? —The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
○ What is your morning routine? — I wake up at 4:15 a.m, take a glass of water with salt
& lemon, and then I do my 1-hour meditation

● Connect with Olivia on her website
● Contact Eddy at Peeling It Back or on Facebook and Instagram
Resources Mentioned:
● The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying – The book that led Olivia to her path in Buddhism and