Cognitive Coach, Mind Management Expert, CBT Practitioner,
Meditation Teacher, Human Behavior Researcher

Hi! I'm Kelly Mackin.

I use my expertise to help my clients find freedom from their stress and anxiety, whether it manifests in your career, relationships or feels like your constant day-to-day experience. Anxiety has a way of blocking us from our bigger life, it’s also good at hiding what’s really underneath, which is why I call it a blanket emotion. Beneath anxiety lies anticipation, fear, worry, doubt and other emotions that need to be brought to the surface to manage. Emotions actually start in your brain and are experiences felt in your body. ANYTHING you want to do, change or become starts in your mind first. I optimize what you think, feel and thus ultimately do (or don’t do!) so you can create a life you want to wake up to everyday and be the person you want to be living it.

I’m a certified cognitive coach with an expertise in mind management. I”m a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) practitioner and forever student of learning about our human brains and the science of how we think. I utilize mindfulness practices and my meditation teacher training in a modern way to help you live on purpose with purpose. My background in human behavior research helps me create models and frameworks to best understand the world and ourselves. 


You have to think differently to create a different future. Your mindset is rooted in the past, but if you think the same way you have thought in the past you will create more of the past. The way you cultivate an optimal mindset is adopting strong principles with damn conviction.

In this 70-age eBook I share ten principles to help you do some mental redecorating. Whether you just need to do some decluttering or if full-on renovations are in order, these principles will help you elevate your mind and your life.



It wasn’t until I started studying our brain that I learned just how messed up it was and also just how truly empowering it was. We create beliefs and meaning in our minds that drives our emotions, behavior and outcomes, but it all starts in that brain of yours. The problem is no one ever taught us how to become the master of it and optimize it. 

I went ALL IN to become an expert in the tools and techniques to manage your mind, get all the clutter that creates our stress and fear out of your head and upgrade your brain to version 2.0. It changed my whole life and I’m on a mission to help it change yours, which is why I’m giving it away free.  


We don’t meditate to become good at meditation, we meditate to become our best self, to live our best life.”

Once a complete meditation disbeliever, I’m now a Certified Unplug Meditation Teacher. I bring a modern approach to the practice to help stubborn or weary skeptics like me give it a try so they can receive the life-changing benefits. I use it as a practical tool to help my clients decrease stress, expand the mind, gain greater clarity and live a better life.

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