Coaching Stories: Barbara

June 13, 2019

IMG_2250

With a heart as big as Texas, Barbara serves her clients as an Intuitive Healer, Chinese Medicine Practitioner/Licensed Acupuncturist and Emotional/Spiritual Coach. However, she shared that she was pretty desperate when reached out with interest in a coaching series several months ago. She had looked at her past few years and realized she was just not getting better.

As a practitioner, Barbara is often told how good she is at doing her job — helping others regain their health and life balance. But she had reached a point where she struggled to do the same for herself.

“I had horrible incontinence, a weak cough, lots of phlegm, no energy or drive, and I was totally exhausted. I looked at this as an opportunity to restore my vibrant health and strength so I could continue to support my patients and be fully present for my new husband.”

Here’s what Barbara shared in an interview as her coaching program came to a close:

How are you different now?

I am really close to being at the top of my game. My incontinence is limited to only a small leak with a hard cough or sneeze, my energy is better, and the cough is gone.

How do you feel about yourself given these changes?

I’ve gained real confidence that my body is not the enemy, which is an old familial belief system. I am worthy of whatever it takes to take great care of my body and to relish in it.

What are your key learnings?

I love my sessions with Lauren. I find that when I say out loud what I am thinking is going on with my body — it really makes little sense, and Lauren has a beautiful way of making me think about what is going on. Even though I work every day with my clients, clearing old, limiting thought patterns — its crazy how mine were popping up. I came into this process with Lauren with lots of old “body image” issues that I thought I’d dealt with in the past. But here they come again!!! My old patterns of being and doing really showed up. I think my biggest learning is about being gentle and loving to my body! I look at life and my body so much differently now.

Is there unfinished business that might bring you back for further coaching?

Absolutely there is. I’ve enjoyed the journey of learning more about myself, but I think the best part is having Lauren as a beautiful mirror to reflect back to me what I need to look at, to help me see what I am blinded to. Her loving manner doesn’t add more shame to the mix, but just the opposite — all the positives in the grand design.

What opportunities are now available given your new skills or perspective?

I can continue to offer my loving services to my clients and move forward with my new healing center and offerings.

How was the experience of being coached?

I joyfully look forward to my sessions with Lauren, with no fear or shame of not having performed well enough. I know she is on my side and has such a wonderful empathy about her — and she knew just what to offer me via advice, coaching, Gemmos or homeopathy. I have loved the learning experience and look forward to delving further into Gemmos for my patients. Prior to this, as hard as I tried, I couldn’t absorb the information from the classes and was just in survival mode with my move to a new home, my new marriage, move of my practice and life in general.

What advice would I share with readers considering a coaching commitment?

Don’t even hesitate! Lauren’s loving guidance is enough, her prices are easy — AND you owe it to yourself!

image_pdfimage_print

Immunity matters!
Learn to support your health naturally with weekly tips
delivered straight to your inbox.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

You may also be interested in:

369 psg trøje Janell

By ameliemcfarlane | September 21, 2021

254 chelsea trøje GlennF Den 26-årige bliver en del af The Matildas-truppen i år i Tokyo og er fast besluttet på at lægge skuffelsen for fem år siden bagud ved at gå videre i turneringen Det er ikke kun hendes internationale holdkammerater, Kennedy ikke har set i et stykke tid, det er næsten seks måneder…

929 real madrid trøje børn UINAll

By ameliemcfarlane | September 21, 2021

409 liverpool trøje Kather Det er den berømte sæson, Sergio Aguero scorede mod QPR i sidste minut for at få titlen – selvom det er værd at huske, at de kun slog de røde djævle til kronen på målforskel. Igen, bare få øjeblikke senere havde Spurs bolden i nettet efter mere chokerende forsvar, der så…

585 manchester united drakt Robbin

By hilariodarbonne | September 21, 2021

808 manchester united drakt Juliab En undersøkelse fra Professional Footballers ‘Association i desember fant at det var en overveldende støtte fra profesjonelle spillere til å fortsette å ta et kne før avspark billige fotballdrakter Hvis du ser et svar på Sky Sports -innlegg og / eller innhold med uttrykk for hat på grunnlag av rase,…

900 liverpool drakter Russel

By hilariodarbonne | September 21, 2021

415 psg drakt Denese Mål! Stevenage 2, Port Vale 1 Stevenage hevdet en fortjent 2-1-seier over Port Vale for å registrere en første League Two-seier siden september manchester united drakt Når han utnyttet et dårlig innkast, fikk livewire-spissen ballen raskt ut av føttene før han avsluttet fagmessig over Brown i det ytterste høyre hjørnet Tom…

Fall Slaw

By Lauren | September 18, 2021

These gorgeous purple cabbage heads called me by name at the Damariscotta Maine Coop.  Locally grown with sweet, crisp leaves they produced a crunchy slaw packed with texture and flavor that didn’t disappoint. The pomegranate molasses added the perfect tang to create a bowlful of deliciousness. Preparing this an hour before serving will provide the…

Raw Energy Bites

By Lauren | September 10, 2021

These bites are just the best for travel, mid meal snacks, and hikes. You”ll see this is more of an ingredient list than a recipe. The only trick here is to adjust the amount of wet ingredients to dry so that the mixture comes together and can easily hold it’s shape. Enjoy the versatility of…

Eggplant and Lentil Stew

By Lauren | September 3, 2021

Here’s a stew inspired by Yotom Ottolenghi to carry you into fall and it is a much deserved helping of pure comfort in a bowl.  Ingredients Olive oil 1 Red onion, peeled and finely chopped Fresh thyme leaves removed from stems 1 large or 2 small eggplants cut in chunks 24 cherry tomatoes halved or…

Nut Butter & Jam Chia Pudding

By Lauren | August 27, 2021

Maybe it was nostalgia for simple times or perhaps it was the comfort appeal, but this recipe won my attention this week and I’m glad it did. What a treat! Adapted from Minimalist Baker Ingredients for 2 Servings COMPOTE 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh) 1 Tbsp orange juice 1 Tbsp chia seeds Combine blueberries…

Barbacoa Mushrooms

By Lauren | August 21, 2021

Despite residing in the Southwest for over 12 years I am not particularly knowledgeable when it comes to chilis. My dear German husband though nearly perfect in many ways is not a fan of spicy food.  I on the other hand adore new flavors—salty, spicy and hot. What I  love about this dish is that…

Tahini-Miso Glazed Eggplant

By Lauren | August 6, 2021

Here’s a delightfully delicious way to showcase gorgeous Asian eggplant now in season. Recipe inspired by Hetty McKinnon’s Ginger Scallion Glazed Eggplant, To Asia with Love.  This book is well worth the purchase even if you only use her amazing essential sauce and oil recipes.  Ingredients 4 Japanese Eggplants, halved lengthwise 1 TBL Toasted Sesame…

Buckwheat Raisin Bread

By Lauren | July 30, 2021

For nearly a decade of my life, Saturdays meant roisenbrot day from Mahlzahn Backerei in Neuenheim, Heidelberg.  Picking up a loaf generally involved a morning walk across Bruckenstrasse with Sophie our Bernese Mountain Dog stopping traffic as she languished along behind Sebastian’s kinderwagon. Although we’ve said farewell to Sophie and gluten since those days and…

Tomato Glazed Cauliflower

By Lauren | July 23, 2021

I really did not believe there was a cauliflower recipe I had not tried and then along came this one, and wow!  It is so yummy and so simple I’d make it again tomorrow!  Inspired by 177Milk Street, Tomato Braised Cauliflower, Rebecca Richmond Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower cut into small florets of similar…

Posted in

Leave a Comment





This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.