Your child has left home. You've devoted huge amounts of time and energy - physical, mental, emotional - to them for such a long time, and it's only natural that their absence leaves a correspondingly huge hole in your life.
Maybe you're struggling not to cry when people talk about your "freedom".
Maybe you're spending too much time in your child's bedroom, crying.
Maybe your sleeping, eating and drinking are affected.
Maybe you're not focused at work.
Maybe you're withdrawing from friends and family.
Maybe the things you usually enjoy are bringing little pleasure.
Maybe you're feeling lost, empty, old, invisible, useless...
What if I told you that you're not alone?
What if I told you that you can blossom and thrive, just as your child is?
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To find out more about how coaching can help you, read on.
Lighting you up
Michelangelo believed that his sculptures already existed within the stone and that his job was to uncover them.
I'll work with you to chip away at the layers that have built up around your true sense of self as you've focused on meeting the needs of others.
Missing your child is inevitable, but does not have to define your life. This is your opportunity to do one of the most important things a mother can do: set your child the example of resilience in the face of sadness, and of a fulfilled life lived with joy!
Reconnect with the essence of who you are - your unique spark - and reignite your sense of meaning and purpose.
The LIGHT approach
"Put simply, coaching is a conversation, or a series of conversations, that one person has with another in order to help them move forward and/or create change" - The Coaching Organisation.
My coaching will give you the chance to be truly heard, in a safe, confidential space. We will dig beneath the surface of your thoughts and feelings with kindness and curiosity - never judgement.
We'll talk about what you want from this new phase of your life, ensure that you know how to get there and have the necessary tools to do so.
For more information on the five aspects of the LIGHT approach, see my blog page!
"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way."