Engagement Life Coach
Together we can discover how to
make your life and relationships thrive.
My coaching style is strengths-based with a goal-focused perspective to help clients get in touch with their body, emotions and vision. I ask thoughtful questions to inspire shifts in perspective and assist in opening new doors for you. My communication style is to use empathic listening and compassion with a side of directness and radical action, while creating a space for exploration and insight into your inner and outer world. I often call upon creativity using art, music, movement, writing, and nature.
Some interesting things about me
I founded Pet Tag Creations
Soon after I got Logan-he needed a cool pet tag so I set about creating a whole business around it. The colorful pet tags are crafted with polymer clay (www.pettagcreations.com) and we (Logan and I) displayed them at 75+ events a year including craft fairs, street fests, farmers markets and dog shows. I enjoyed meeting tons of folks and their dogs, including other crafters, and at times remember coaching people instead of selling my wares!
350+ jobs and consultant positions of varying shapes and sizes were part of my journey.
I now refer to it as my body of work and research laboratory. It’s expanded my understanding of an enormous range of fields and experiences. Being a multipotentialite means I get excited about things and once the novelty wears off, I’m ready for the next adventure. Coaching has so many nuances and variety that I’m convinced I’ll never tire of it.
Dance moves me!
My journey of loving movement started when I was 7 with ballet classes and continued through college with classes in modern and jazz. After college, there was dance class weekly with African, modern, and contact improvisation. Did I mention, dance moves me? Plus, then I have an excuse for my inability to sit still for long.
I’m an avid vegetable gardener with a few flowers thrown in.
I won 1st prize for 2 years in a row in Hampden’s Community Garden for artistry and production and was a gardening educator for Maryland Cooperative Extension to help communities grow food.
My dogs are the center of my world.
Bailey was my first dog love for 12 ½ years, now there’s Logan and Kali, 13 and 1 year. Logan is well travelled– florida 4 times by road trip including our wedding on Barefoot Beach (he dug sand the whole time and covered our stuff during the small ceremony), Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri for the 2017 solar eclipse, Chicago, Delaware beaches, Atlanta, Asheville, NC, SC camping and hundreds of local trails and hikes. Kali’s on her way….. Being able to experience the world through the eyes of dogs is incredible with their pure heart and love of adventure. We recently got an RV trailer to take the adventures even further.
I love kids and animals (besides dogs) and go out of my way to see horses often.
Since not having my own kids, I love having friend’s kids in my life and enjoy any outing or adventure that includes them. My inner child is happiest then and my inner adult can stay out of the way.
I taught 100’s of parents how to massage their babies as a certified infant massage instructor.
Watching the impact of parents bonding with their babies and getting them started on loving touch is the loveliest reward.
I love learning about the brain and neuroscience
I get to see the impact coaching has for people to experience things from a different perspective and the changes that can occur from the many insights and new paths discovered. It’s fascinating to know that we can continue changing our brain’s neuroplasticity into old age.
Let’s discover today what’s possible for your life and relationships!
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