I’ve hesitated to share this story because it feels so vulnerable. But the truth is, last year, I nearly quit coaching.
It sounds crazy when I say it because I honestly, truly LOVE what I do. And I’ve been running a successful coaching business for 5 years now!
So what on earth would possess me to quit?!
It all started with a minor health crisis…
I’ve had a recurring issue with cysts for nearly a decade now. But over the past few years, I finally got some answers. I worked a lot on my health, and for the first time ever, I had a cyst that went away on its own (without surgery). I was so excited!
But then last summer, I got not one, but TWO new cysts. One on my back and a small one on my chin.
I was devastated.
Remember, this has been nearly 10 years of my health journey. Multiple surgeries. And I finally thought I’d turned a huge corner. Only to have this issue come back full-force, practically overnight.
I cried and cried. And then I dug deeper…
With the support of my brilliant coach and mentor, Gigi Sage, we dove into the emotional root cause of the cysts. (Mind you, I’d spent years trying to figure that out on my own. But within a single conversation, Gigi saw it.)
It had to do with a PUSHING energy that I’ve brought to my life and work for as long as I can remember. You might call it too much “go mode” and not enough flow.
I would get into these modes where I’d push-push-push and put all this pressure on myself. I’d work long hours and get into this super wound-up state that it was really difficult to unwind from.
I’d spent years in awareness of this challenge, and actively working on shifting it. And yet, it still came back around again and again.
In that one conversation I saw that the PUSHING energy was literally causing cysts to push up through my skin. And when I saw this clearly, something in me broke down.
I just stopped. I thought, “I can’t do this anymore. I can’t do anything that will compromise my health and well-being. I’m just done.”
This thought terrified me. But it also liberated me.
Turns out, I wasn’t breaking down. I was breaking open.
Over the following months, I did a lot of soul-searching.
I gave myself the space to really explore… Did I want to continue coaching?
Or more accurately, did I want to continue working at all?
I knew something had to change, but I didn’t know exactly what.
Until finally, it all clicked.
After months of being “in the mush” (as I like to call that phase of transition when you feel like a caterpillar stuck in goo wondering if there is still a world out there, and if you’ll ever emerge again), I finally got clarity.
I saw that I absolutely wanted to continue coaching. Because coaching for me is not work – it’s a calling. And it is a path that allows me to fulfill my highest purpose in this lifetime, which is to be a creative conduit for what wants to flow through me from God / Source / the Universe.
I create by coaching.
I create through photoshoots.
I create by writing.
Coaching allows me to do ALL of this, and more. It gives me the vehicle to create, and be beautifully compensated for sharing my unique gifts with the world.
What needed to change wasn’t what I was doing. It was how I was doing it.
I had approached work as “work” for as long as I could remember. I built my businesses in such a way that I worked all the time. And I brought an energy of stress, pressure, and hard work to it – even though I had complete freedom over how and how much I worked!
When I shifted this, everything changed.
I don’t work hard anymore. I create. I show up in my gifts. I tune into my heart & soul.
“What is my soul longing to create?”
“How can I add value today?”
“How much FUN can I have in the process?”
As a result, my life has become pure magic. No exaggeration.
I feel lit up and energized.
In sync and in flow with the Universe.
In alignment with my soul’s calling.
People are being magnetized to me. Clients. Collaboration partners. Friends.
Opportunities are showing up out of nowhere.
And new content is flowing out of me like a waterfall. (I literally have SO MUCH to share with you, and I can’t wait to reveal it all in the months to come!!)
After over a decade as an entrepreneur, it feels like I’ve finally cracked the code.
I’ve finally discovered how to have work feel like PLAY. How to break free of the patterns and “blocks” that held me back for so long. How to grow my business from a place of 100% alignment and OVERFLOW because I’m so lit up and inspired it can’t help but flow out of me.
Which is why I’ve decided to host a free 3-day masterclass series with you called MAGNETIZE.
“Screw complicated marketing – and the “hard work” paradigm.
Let’s grow your business with fun and flow.”
If you’re ready to make a quantum leap in your business this year (OR you’re ready to finally start that business you’ve been dreaming of), this is for you.
It’s 3 LIVE sessions. One weekend. Infinite growth potential.
Learn more and register for free here: www.MagnetizeMasterclass.com
This series is NOT about strategy. It’s about clarity, mindset & magnetism.
You will leave with clarity.
You will leave having broken through the fears and “blocks” that have held you back or slowed you down in the past.
You will leave transformed.
Magnetism isn’t something outside of you. It’s a quality within you that’s waiting to be unlocked.
It would be my honor & privilege to catalyze you stepping into your power.