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I KNOW YOU FEEL HOPELESS…


  • You feel like you’re spinning your wheels, yet going nowhere
  • You want to start a family, buy a home, make an impact — yet, all of that feels so out of reach.
  • You long to be self-sufficient –to finally feel like a “real” adult– but life keeps throwing you curve-balls that make it feel nearly impossible to get ahead.

I GET IT

I understand what it’s like to struggle, financially — to feel the soul-crushing helplessness of debt.

I’ve questioned what I was meant to be doing with my life, and why it always felt like something was missing.

What you need is clarity, a sense of purpose, and direction.

Seems impractical? Hear me out.


Lack of clarity, direction, and a sense of purpose can lead to…

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • overwhelm
  • frustration

…which then causes:

  • strained relationships
  • feelings of guilt & shame
  • feeling like a failure

And this then leads to even more

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • frustration
  • overwhelm

It’s a nasty downward-spiral of hopelessness.

To make matters worse, society and those around you push you to do what’s always been done, or follow the crowd (maybe not overtly, but the underlying message is there). So, you go to school for a degree, then take whatever job is available to pay the bills … and never question what it is that YOU really want for your life!

BUT IT’S NOT YOUR FAULT

You just haven’t yet been around the right people who can help open your eyes to these patterns and faulty beliefs. You need a new perspective… to see that you do have options. It’s not too late!

Maybe you worry that friends, family, or others will think poorly or differently about you if you choose to change… to buck tradition.

However, you can choose to re-frame that: Sure, some people will feel ruffled by your choice, perhaps even trying to persuade you to “stick with what works”. Yet, by opting out, you’re showing still others an example of what’s possible, and giving them permission to break free, themselves!

I’ve known too many people who live exist without hope, telling themselves that life can’t get any better … it just is what it is … and that nothing will ever change.

This absolutely breaks my heart!!

And, I also strongly disagree with them. Why? Because I, myself, once felt exactly the same way! And yet, I chose to take responsibility for my life, and learned how to break free. I knew that there had to be more to life — and I was right.

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

HOW DID I DO IT?

Basically, it came down to a few simple steps — which I now am offering to guide you through, so that you, too, can experience clarity and growth. Those three (3) steps are:

SELF-AWARENESS

Discover what makes you truly unique from everyone else, and why you’re drawn to certain options over others. Learn to see the patterns in your life, and how to then use your natural strengths, skills, and preferences to create your ideal path forward.

VISION

Purpose is fundamental. Without it, people feel hopeless and disconnected, and they start to give up. Purpose is what gives us the will to live! Purpose is what makes life meaningful.
Look at what you envision for your future (or, create that vision from scratch), and what you need to make that become a reality.

GROWTH

Now it’s time to put all you’ve learned into practice. Become a lifelong learner, adopt a growth mindset, and follow your natural curiosity to find and do what works for you. You’ll be supported all along the way.

The goal of this three-step process is to equip and prepare you for whatever path you end up taking, both now and in the future.


LIFE ON THE OTHER SIDE

Imagine…

  • Far less stress and overwhelm
  • Loving what you do because it’s aligned with who you are
  • No need to worry what others think of your choices because you’re clear on why you made them, and are confident they’re right for you
  • Have a clear vision pulling you forward
  • No longer feel that your options are so limited — you’ve got the clarity needed to make choices that align with your goals for the future

CONFIDENCE • CLARITY • FREEDOM



START YOUR JOURNEY NOW

To get started, choose from one of the following options:

1. READ THE BLOG

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GROWTH | LEARNING | FAITH | AUTHENTICITY

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2. SHOP THE SELF-COACHING GUIDES

Hint: I recommend starting with “My Unique Blueprint“, as it’s all about helping you gain the self-awareness you need for the following steps!

3. SUBSCRIBE… and keep these ideas top-of-mind!


ABOUT JENN

Hey there, I’m Jenn — a free-spirited creative visionary & Life Purpose Coach who believes in doing things differently from the mainstream.

A few fun facts about me . . .

  • Avid reader of nonfiction
  • Christian gal
  • Lives in SW Ontario, Canada
  • Married mom of two kiddos (b25, g22)
  • Obsessed with personality quizzes & positive psychology
  • Lover of dancing, sunshine, and cats
  • Stationery-nerd
  • MBTI: INFJ (The Advocate) | Enneagram: 5-wing-4
  • StrengthsFinder: Learner | Input | Individualization | Developer | Intellection
  • Self-employed since 2013; Coaching since 2018
  • Former independent book reviewer, and book blogger (ShouldBeReading)

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