Shawngela Pierce was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and soon after graduation, left to study at Purdue University in Indiana. Shawngela graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry from Purdue in 1996. While in college, Shawngela joined the Army Reserve, where she served honorably for 16-years, for a short period as a parachute rigger and then as a paralegal.
After graduating Purdue, Shawngela worked as a Forensic Scientist in the DNA division of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (Ohio BCI). After leaving BCI, she went on to pursue a Master’s degree in an Educational field from Old Dominion University. She knew that teaching was her true passion as she had taught as an undergraduate and also at Ohio BCI. In 2003, she earned an MS in an educational field that allowed her to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology at the college-level, which she taught for over 6-years. In 2006, Shawngela started attending the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. She wanted to become a doctor to help other’s heal naturally. It was in naturopathic medical school that she discovered the law of attraction. Upon discovery she soon began immersing herself in the teachings. The information that she found, confirmed for her, what she had believed her whole life.
Shawngela has always had a strong relationship with her inner self and always felt their was a disconnect from what she internally felt and what was taught by others. Now she felt she was being led in the right direction. We create our own realities, which includes our health and our ability to heal ourselves truly lies within us.
Shawngela’s continual alignment with the law of attraction eventually led her to pursue a career of coaching with the mission of awakening and inspiring people to the true power that lies within them.
Her Journey to Channeling
Despite, being a strong advocate of practicing the Law of Attraction, Shawngela never gravitated towards teaching it. She wanted to focus on applying the steps that would help people to manifest, yet not use the words "Law of Attraction.” She shied away from it for several reasons:
- Not wanting the Law of Attraction to be like a religion to her;
- Not wanting to be a religious zealot, telling everyone, this is the way to the mountain top.
“Channeling I AM”
As Shawngela continued to practice the Law of Attraction as well as teach the concepts of the Law of Attraction, she began to feel this urge to actually teach it. An urge that came from within. Finally, after some time, she surrendered to the urge. She surrendered, but only under the condition that “source/inner guides" speak through her in order to guide others. That would be the only way she would teach it. That way she would be sure it was coming from a higher place.
Well, as you make manifest, so does it appear, if you allow. As she continued to set the intention, her ability to allow “source” to speak through me increased. Now, “source” readily speaks through her. Some people would call it channeling, however, she feels a better term is just stepping out of the way and allowing yourself to come into alignment with your higher self. Whatever you want to call it, that is what she does. She “channels” source through her to help guide others. She calls her source, “I AM”. It just seemed appropriate. They are a group of “sources” from what she has gathered so far. She has worked with I AM for over 3 years, learning to let go and allowing them to work through her. I AM “wrote” her first book, Awakening to the Healing Powers Within: An Energetic Guide to Self-Healing.
Shawngela's Focus Area
Shawngela’s focus on teaching the Law of Attraction is to help people attain true health and wellbeing through applying the principles of the Law of Attraction and using qigong meditation. She has found that using qigong meditation has helped her leaps and bounds in letting go and allowing.
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