We’ve all had to deal with a crisis at one time or another in our lives. Whether it was cancer, chronic illness, or crisis of some sort.
Let’s face it…
Sometimes life just hurts. And when we’re hurting, it is hard to see things that we might normally see clearly.
We are each born with everything we need to thrive in this world – a body, a mind, and a soul connected to a vast field of wisdom, and ultimately to a higher power (I call my higher power, God, but you are free to call yours whatever you wish.). So you have access to all you need.
But pain changes things.
And the pain caused by cancer, chronic illness, or personal crisis changes us. It rocks us to the very core of our being.
That is its purpose.
But it is hard to navigate that change with any grace or dignity when you are suffering.
The right mentor can help you face your fears, overcome your everyday obstacles, and think through the ‘thinks’ that are swirling around frantically in your mind so that you can see through the crazy fog that I imagine is front and center in your head right now.
You know, all those things you’re thinking that you really can’t talk to anyone about because to do so would…
- be hard on them or make them worry
- cause them to see you, or treat you differently
- cause them to want to defend or protect you so you’d be getting a biased view rather than an honest view
- make you feel weaker or worse in some way
I get it because I’ve been there and I know what I really needed when I was. As a result, I made some not so good decisions because I simply couldn’t sort through everything that I was thinking clearly. It just wasn’t possible for me to figure out things that normally I’d easily have a grip on. And, I certainly didn’t want to whine, complain, feel weak, seem incapable, appear not in control, or cause anyone I loved to worry about me.
More than anything though, I needed facts and the truth.
I needed to know options and someone to talk through those options with – honestly – without emotional entanglement.
I didn’t need a trained therapist or counsellor. This was different. I needed a clear thinker with deep wisdom and sharp intuition.
And after I’d made my way through the crisis at hand, I saw how everything had changed and couldn’t be the same again. So then, I needed someone to help me figure out how to create a new normal and get back to a life that I could love waking up in every day.
And this is why I now do what I do for others.
If you are dealing with something dark and heavy and you could really use the kind of help I’m speaking of here, let’s connect to talk about it.
Wondering what it costs? I do this kind of coaching for what my dear friend and mentor Anastacia calls a “Love Offering.” I chose this model because I do not want money to be a deciding factor on whether you get the support you need or not. Either before or after each session we have together, you simply submit what you feel drawn to pay.
Some clients are deep into the storm of their crisis and our literally freaked out over the idea of spending on something that supports them well but doesn’t put food on the table for their family or help to keep a roof over their head. Those clients pay nothing monetarily, though they often feel a need to “give” what they can in a non-currency form.
Some financially blessed clients choose to pay more and “pay it forward” for those who cannot afford it.
Sometimes friends or family members pay for support for their loved ones.
Sometimes I get random “donations from the heart” of individuals who want to simply support the work.
I leave this one to the divine to work out and so far it’s been a beautiful arrangement.
To submit your Love Offering, click here.
“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done–then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.” ~Frances Hodgson Burnett