When your beliefs change

or you've been disappointed by religion or religious institutions.

it can feel like you'll never find a spiritual home again. 

It can be very lonely. It doesn't need to be.

I can help.

 

I spent over twenty-five years as a pastor's wife before I found myself outside the church asking a lot of big questions. The most difficult one was,

"How do I make a shift in my spirituality to maintain integrity?"

Anyone who has been in a spiritual crisis knows it is not easy to sort these things out. There are issues of shame, emotional pain, guilt and a crisis of integrity just to name a few areas of struggle!

Are you afraid that you will hurt the people and institutions you once cared about? And at the same time do you feel like you just can't keep pretending?

It took me close to seven years to really get to a place where I felt whole again. 

I hid in the corporate world where I could use my skills in leadership development and adult education in a context where questions about faith and belief were not part of the curriculum. And I continued to sort out my own beliefs in the context of spiritual direction, therapy and lots of Happy Hour gatherings with friends. 

It was a long and winding road and I am in a place in my life now where I feel ready to help other women who are on a similar journey. And I know there are many of you. I meet you all the time. 

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I work with you to help you:

  • Identify beliefs that are holding you back
  • Explore practices that support your changing beliefs
  • Heal from trauma from religious experiences
  • Connect to your authentic self
  • Consider what healthy and healing community can look like now

 

Is it time to start looking at how you can move forward with integrity? Is it time to start listening to that 'still small voice' within you? Maybe it's time to experience the peace that comes when you finally stop worrying about what others think and start living what you really believe and know to be true.  It's time to start living authentically.

I can help.

 

And...can you help me?

I create content, share resources and help women who have become entangled in religous systems and other places that are keeping them from living authentic lives. I'm looking for women who want to support me in this process. You can find out more here:  

BOOKS & COURSES

I've developed courses in a variety of formats to fit what works for you. You'll find online courses, webinars and email courses delivered in sequence to your inbox. 

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PODCAST

A podcast for women who are choosing to live and lead their best lives.  We explore topics that will help you Reframe Your Life. And we have a lot of fun doing it. 

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SPEAKING

Looking for a speaker for your next event?  Explore my keynotes or better yet, get in touch.  I've got a message for your audience. 

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MANAGING EXPECTATIONS

Everyday you are living with hundreds of expectations. Customers, friends, family, bosses, neighbours, and your own. It's time you understand how to manage them.

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It took me a long time to get here. 

I ended a major chapter in my life when I turned 50. It was the typical story of a woman who lived her life as a character in a lot of other people's stories. Then at 50 I started writing a new chapter. I started to ask myself, "What do I want?"  It took an empty nest, financial challenges and cancer to really get my creative juices going! Life as it was and had been came to a crashing end. 

You don't need a crisis to end things for you.  

If you are ready for something new, let's talk about where you are and what is involved in ending this chapter in your life well so you can move forward. We can identify what's not working and what you need to let go of so that you can move forward. Endings can be challenging but they can be done well. You can have good closure on a chapter in your life. Honour it and say goodbye with gratitude for what you learned. 

I write, speak and teach about the things that are important to me:

  • Living Truthfully
  • Sustainability
  • Spirituality & Faith
  • Leadership 
  • Managing Expectations

THE OFFICIAL BIO

I prefer using the term learning catalyst to describe my work in learning & organizational development. I have worked globally helping organizations strengthen their performance by developing talent and getting clear on their organizational values and strategy.  I am a systems thinker who believes the best way to facilitate change is to understand the whole picture.

  • Over 20 years experience in some of Canada’s top organizations
  • MA in Leadership
  • CTDP
  • Certified MBTI practitioner
  • Certifed to deliver in-house programs by: Achieve Global, Michael Bungay-Stanier, and Eagle’s Flight
  • Previous Clients include: Air Canada, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rotman College, St. Michael’s Hospital, World Vision and Opportunity International, to name a few.

If you want to know more about me - the credentials and testimonials are here.  

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