‘Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark’. Tagore
I am a certified integral development coach who works with people who want to bring more of themselves to life. The story I was born into wasn’t my own and I have spent a life time releasing myself into a more authentic narrative. A central thread has been a belief in our human freedom to become who we are.
My work supports people to be self-generating, to be curious to discover what is possible and genuine for them in the world now and make it central in their life.
I am interested in how we can create space to be open, curious, even playful to create a unique shaping of ourselves.
I value the opportunity to work with you in a meaningful way where there is a need for transition, an imagining and reshaping in your life.
My work draws on a rich and diverse background in health, community, education, management and coaching. Also, my studies at Winchester University, Oxford Brookes University, Henley Management College and Third Space/New Ventures West.
(more biography on request)
‘But the miracle had come simply
from allowing yourself to know
that you had found it, that this time
someone walking out into the clear air
from far inside you had decided not to walk
past it any more; the miracle had come
at the roadside in the kneeling to drink
and the prayer you said, and the tears you shed
and the memory you held and the realization
that in this silence you no longer had to keep
your eyes and ears averted from the place
that could save you, that you had been given
the strength to let go of the thirsty dust laden
pilgrim-self that brought you here, walking
with her bent back, her bowed head
and her careful explanations.
No, the miracle had already happened
when you stood up, shook off the dust
and walked along the road from the well,
out of the desert toward the mountain,
as if already home again, as if you deserved
what you loved all along, as if just
remembering the taste of that clear cool
spring could lift up your face and set you free’.
And For No Reason
For every reason in existence
I begin to eternally,
To eternally laugh and love!
When I turn into a leaf
And start dancing,
I run to kiss our beautiful Friend
And I dissolve in the Truth
That I Am’.
Hafiz (translated by Daniel Ladinsky)