Life Coaching – What I do 2017-09-14T14:14:33+00:00

Why?

Because without actually taking the time to understand why you’re not doing anything about changing, it’s like trying to ride a horse that only has three legs.

You’re not gonna get very far.

If you don’t know why you’re spinning your wheels at work, rolling your eyes at the whole wide world, or wanting to bang your head against the nearest wall—don’t worry. Wanting to change is enough, and coaching with me will get you there.

Are you ready to feel calm, content and completely unstoppable?

Good! You’ve found the right place.

 

Are you ready to…

  • Give more of a shit about things that matter to you, and less of a shit about things that don’t?

  • Make changes that’ll put you back in charge of your life?

  • Stop worrying so much about what other people think about you?

  • Be kept accountable? (If you say you’re going to do something, I’ll absolutely check in to see if you did!)

  • Get underneath the excuses and dig into the real stuff that’s holding you back?

  • Feel more certain, more settled and more focused than ever before?

  • Get really clear about what you actually want from your life and your time on this planet?

  • Work with an experienced coach who is honest and says it as it is with kindness and a dash of kick-up-the-ass?

You’re like a northern, amazon warrior queen and I would follow you into battle. You’re real, and funny and inspiring without being a cliché and I love what you offer to the world.

Lindsay, Cambridge, UK

Then let’s talk.

Book yourself in for your free 35-minute introductory Skype call. This session will give you a taste of what coaching is like with me and help make sure we’re a good fit. We’ll get to know each other and you can ask all the questions you have about coaching and how I can help you. Bring tea/coffee. We’ll discuss your payment options as well as a start date if you want to work with me!

If we’re a good fit and ready to get this show on the road, you’ll follow an easy, 5-minute booking process to fill in some information, make your payment and book your first session.

If you’re not actually interested in potentially working with me, and you just fancy a free coaching session, please, please, please don’t click the button, it’s bad juju.

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Rates

£897 in full
or
£250 over 4 months

9 sessions

Let’s make your life feel better than it does right now, shall we?

By working together via Skype during hour-long sessions, we’ll dig up the roots of what’s keeping you stuck. What to expect? A huge, heart-warming shift in your life with bags of encouragement, support and some firm kicks up the bum from me. Coaching explores who you are—so that you can fully understand why you do and think the things that you do—while looking at what you actually want from your life, what’s going on inside your head and most importantly, how you can start making changes that don’t have you heading for the door. My coaching approach covers far more—and will go much deeper—than simply setting goals for the sake of setting goals and frog-marching you through our sessions. While goal-setting and solution-seeking are two of the ways that I work, I’ll also help you to understand and explore yourself—and your life—through insightful, A-HA! conversations around your beliefs, mindset, attitudes, assumptions and behaviours.

In a nutshell? Through our sessions, you’ll find the balls—and the gall—to do the things you’ve always thought you couldn’t. And that’s a lot easier when you have someone who’s been there, right beside you, on what might just turn out to be the best decision of your life. Hint: You’re a matter of months away from a future that’s going to tilt your world on its axis.

Frequently asked questions.

How much does coaching with you cost? 2017-05-29T12:17:53+00:00

9 sessions of coaching with me are £897 in full or £250 monthly over the 4 months.

Coaching seems like a big investment. How can I justify the cost? 2017-03-03T09:36:44+00:00

Think about all the things we’ve used to try and feel better: expensive holidays, pricey cars, steep mortgages, spur-of-the-moment shopping sprees, extravagant meals with a few too many cocktails—and the list goes on and on. While they look good and shiny on the surface, they’re all an attempt to feel a certain way—to feel better about who the hell we are and the life we’re living.

Yet people are scared to invest in coaching, likely because coaching is such an incredibly brave and courageous thing to do. It’s saying, “I’ve had enough of this.” It’s proclaiming, “I’m determined to make a change that lasts.” And it’s shouting, “No, I want more from life than this bullshit.” Let’s be real: holidays make us feel good, but they only last for two weeks a year. On the other hand, coaching gives us those same good feelings, but for life.

I’m not sure if life coaching is for me? How do I figure this out? 2017-03-03T09:37:06+00:00

If you’ve signed up for a billion ‘Change Your Life, in 3 Steps!” ebooks (and not bothered to read them) or if you’re sick to the back teeth of feeling out of whack in your life, aware that you’re squandering your potential and frustrated as you watch everyone else move forward with their lives while you’re not, coaching is for you.

For most people, the very reason they’re drawn to coaching (because they’re feeling half-hearted about life and indecisive) is the very reason that keeps them from deciding whether to actually get coaching! To help you with your decision, let’s talk! Coaching is a little bit like buying a pair of shoes, let’s make sure that my coaching is the right fit for you. If, at the end of our talk, I’m not the coach for you, there’s no strings attached, we simply say our goodbyes and that’s it—no drama. (I won’t send any cringe-worthy, sales emails afterwards either, and that’s a promise). Book your free introductory call here.

Reading about how other coaching clients found their coaching experience might also help you to decide. You can do that by clicking here. If you’re still not sure, read this.

What kind of people do you work with? 2017-03-17T11:33:36+00:00

I coach people who want to describe their life as more than just fine. After all, fine is a word to describe a lukewarm, mediocre lunch, not your entire bloody life. I coach people who, on the outside, seem and look completely put together—and yet on the inside, they feel all over the place. Sometimes, my clients know why they’re feeling all over the place, and other times the reason needs some digging (or pneumatic drilling while wearing those massive ear protectors). I coach people who are  are switched-on and understand themselves well enough to know that the apathy and frustration they feel isn’t something that can be helped by a glass (or bottle) of wine or binge-watching shows on Netflix all day long, and it’s not something they can “just get over”. I coach people who recognise that something needs to change in order to feel better about their lives, and they’re ready and willing to do whatever it takes to get there (within reason) I’m hopeful, but not delusional. This means I work with reality, and if you’ve got a mortgage and 3 kids, I won’t tell you to quit your job to become a full-time knitter of tiny hats for squirrels).

If you don’t know why you’re spinning your wheels at work, rolling your eyes at the whole wide world, or wanting to bang your head against the nearest wall—don’t worry. Wanting to change is enough, and coaching with me will get you there. There’s a lot of big-hearted, no-nonsense guidance included. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

I’m probably not for you if: You’re expecting coaching to be a quick-fix, 10 step plan process. It’s not. Coaching with me goes deep—it’s a safe place for you to show your fascinating and messy and complicated humanness. Moving forward means straight-up honesty from me, and I pinky promise that getting underneath the excuses and digging into the real stuff is the ticket to helping what’s hurting you. I’m probably not for you if you’re expecting me to do all the work for you. I put everything I have into the coaching process and I expect my clients to do 100% the same.

What kind of coach are you? 2017-03-16T14:45:07+00:00

I get a lot of emails from people enquiring about what kind of coach I am, and how I intend to help.  I love these emails! They give me a chance to lay out the ground work, because while I’m good at what I do, I’m not actually for everyone. And since I always want the best for my clients, let me slap the facts on the table: I don’t sugar coat shit. Moving forward means no-holds-barred honesty, and I pinky promise that getting underneath the excuses and digging into the real stuff is the ticket to helping what’s hurting you. Pleasantly nodding along would be doing you a huge disservice, right?

I’m a certified coach, recognised by the International Coach Federation and the Association for Coaching—which basically means that the Gods of the coaching world know that I know my stuff. I draw from a range of psychologically-grounded coaching frameworks, philosophies and techniques. This means that I don’t use any questionable manifestation techniques and will never, ever guarantee you an overnight six-figure income from working 2 hours a days on a beach in Bali. (Remember how I promised I’d never lie to you? I’ll never lie to you.) I’m hopeful, but not delusional. This just means I work with reality, and if you’ve got a mortgage and 3 kids, I won’t tell you to quit your job to become a full-time knitter of tiny hats for squirrels. Instead of expecting you to shake it all up, throw out stability and dive into the centre of a volcano to find yourself, we’ll work with what you’ve got and make changes that’ll put you back in charge of your life. Beyond the qualifications nailed to my wall though, I’ve learned how to help other people lead better lives through the lessons I’ve learned by living my own. From wanting to stick pencils in my eyes while sitting at the desk of my 9-5 in a corporate career that stifled me, to running ultra-marathons, to moving to a country I didn’t speak the language of—with a 4 month old baby in tow—I know that daily life can be fucking hard. But I also know that we can do hard things.

Also: I don’t edit myself. I swear when I write and I sometimes swear during coaching. Bottom line? I’m the same person online, offline, and in a karaoke bar. (And who doesn’t love karaoke bars?!) You’ll get all of me, all of the time.


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With Liz’s help I have been able to take some enormous steps forward that have brought me a sense of relief and helped me along the way with my own personal journey. Liz has been invaluable in getting me to a happier place.

Matt, West Sussex, UK