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Annabel: From a shy, stuck Coach to confident Energy Coach!

Annabel and I first crossed paths at a conference and I was so excited when she reached out to me to ask for support and guidance when it came to her own coaching business;  she was stuck,  unsure of which direction she wanted to go in and lacking in confidence to be able to share her skills, knowledge and business publicly.  Since working with me she is a published author and I love seeing her confidence on social media as she is now embracing her new found love for her message and how she will help people with their energy as an Energy Coach!

 

You can read Annabel's story in her words here

 

Before I contacted Ali to work, I was feeling a bit stuck and directionless trying to start my business. I was lacking in confidence in myself to be able to do it. I procrastinated a lot- mainly about the techie stuff and the social media as a lot of it was out of my comfort zone. I didn't think what I had to offer was worth very much- bad money mindset.

I...

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Becci: from deflated & lost to confident & armed!

 Becci and I have been friends for a couple of decades;  a friendship that can be put down and picked up without feeling that time has passed in between.  I was so happy to hear from her after a quiet period and even more delighted to be able to support and help her achieve her happiness and life goals.  Her is her story, in her words:

 

Before I started my programme with Ali, I felt deflated, confused, lost and uninspired and that is why I approached her.  Having finished working with Ali I feel hopeful! More purposeful - in a mindful way and more sure of myself & who I am.

 

My top three goals upon starting the programme were self-confidence, stem the worrying, take the first step forward. Ali was able to help me work towards these goals by building up my confidence and self belief and worth - teaching me techniques to cope with these challenging times.

 

The biggest tangible change I have noticed since beginning the program...

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The Heal Yourself Happy Academy: Client Stories

On completing the HYH Academy, this is what graduates had to say:

Christine:  I have seen other people comment on how life-changing the HYH academy course has been for them. I wish I could say I have lost 3 stone, run a marathon, written a novel, earned a million or changed my whole world around. I haven't. And I know this is not the Academy. I know it is my situation, dealing with a crazy 18 months of bereavement and covid. I heard recently about Carl Jung & how he had a period of his life when he had a complete breakdown but came out of it, more creative & aware. So through his breakdown came breakthrough. This is how I feel about the Academy. That at a time when I just wanted to have a complete breakdown, it helped me breakthrough & find the tools and focus to carry on and rebuild. So although I have a long way to go to make the changes I want to, I am going at the only pace I can at the moment, yet I feel I am armed with the tools to do so - step by step,...

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Adam: From Rock Bottom to King of the World

This is an incredible story of bravery by a young student suffering with depression, anxiety, anorexia and a low self esteem. He found the courage to ask for and accept help and support and in doing so turned his life around.   If you are or if you know someone suffering in silence, please guide them to someone they feel safe opening up to... and help them on the path to recovery.  Here's Adam's story in his words:

 

My top three goals upon starting the 6-month program were to try and leave the house once a day, to go to bed before midnight at least once a week and to attempt to eat three meals a day.

To help me work toward these goals Ali and I spent the majority of sessions doing one simple thing – talking!!  It is something that should never be underestimated.  It is incredible the power it holds in recovery and how just opening up and accepting your thoughts and feelings can have a great impact on your wellbeing.  One of my main...

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The Emotional Guest House

As our life in Lockdown begins to shift and change again, it is likely that new emotions, new feelings of fear and worry, as well as elation and excitement start to flood our consciousness.  For some, this could be an overwhelming time.

 

It was the very fact that some rules around Lockdown have lifted that enabled me to enjoy a beautiful evening at the Acorn Retreat (https://www.acornwellness.co.uk/) for a Gong bath with one of life's most beautiful souls Jules Cooper from Dragon Fly Yoga ( http://dragonflyyoga.co.uk/) and she reminded me of one of the poems that helped me in my times of darkness, depression and insomnia - The Guest House by Rumi. 

 

  

This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.

A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
As an unexpected visitor.

Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still treat each...

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Natalie: Lost & Lonely to Loved & Aligned

 

Natalie came to work with me after being referred by a mutual friend and a previous client.  She had been feeling lost with regards to her purpose and career goals, as well as wanting to make changes to her diet, her lifestyle and also understand how she could improve her relationships.

 

By meeting regularly, over a period f 6 months on my transformational programme, Natalie and I worked through each one of her goals in turn, using different exercises and tools in the sessions and for her to continue to reflect on and do in her own time.  At the end of her programme, Natalie was happy in a new relationship, had built up new habits and routines that made her feel good both physically and mentally and she had a very clear vision of where she wanted to go and achieve in life.

 

Before I started working with Ali, I felt lost and was seeking direction in many aspects of my life. I didn't know where to start with figuring out what I really wanted in...

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Sammie: From Chronic Tiredness to Turning Cartwheels

This is a wonderful testimonial from a busy working Mum of 2 young children, running her own business who was on her knees with exhaustion and frustration at not being able to accomplish what she wanted to – lose weight and grown her business while still being present for her family.  Well done Sammie!

At 42 I found myself on the wrong side of 40. With two little ones (my youngest aged 2), a business, a busy husband and a household to run; I felt physically as if I was in my 80’s and emotionally done and as frustrated insomniac I was tired, chronically tired.

Everything hurt and nothing was working, I was finding it hard to get motivated, struggling to lose the baby weight and finding time to exercise, my work/life balance was not at all balanced, my kids and husband were suffering with my moods and I felt guilty. Guilty that I wasn’t doing anything right, guilty that I couldn’t do it, guilty I wasn’t spending more time with the family...

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Andy: Raising awareness on the importance of men's mental health

Andy approached me after I had shared a talk at work on Mindfulness and how it can create harmony in the workplace.  He had been through an intense few months personally and professional and reached out for support.  Andy wanted to publicly share his testimonial for the men reading this, because he feels men typically don’t find it that easy or comfortable to talk about thoughts or feelings and hoped by sharing his experience that it might inspire others to take action if they feel they need support, in whatever guise.

My top three goals upon starting the 6-month program were spending more quality time with family, especially my parents.  Getting into regular exercise and eating healthily and getting back into dating after a break up 6 months prior.

My coach was able to help me work toward these goals, initially just by going through the process of setting them out and simply explaining that in life, without goals, we often feel as though we are aimlessly...

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Clare: From darkness in to the light

Clare and I first met 3 years ago as part of a life coaching group and remained 'friends' on social media.  At the beginning of this year, Clare contacted me while she was at a very low point in her life and asked for help.  This has been tough journey for Clare, but I had the privilege to watch someone face into their darkest moments with dignity.  I love how Clare describes that she now wakes up each morning delighted to see what the day may bring.  She has moved from the darkness and in to a beautiful light that she has created herself, with an opportunity to manifest her life by design. And yes - it will include Clare & Ali Cookery Days - watch this space!  Her story is below:

 

My top three goals upon starting the 6-month program were to find my joy in life, try and have less fear about moving forward with my life & less procrastination and to make some order of the car crash of a life that I unexpectedly found myself in.

Ali was...

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Louise: from burnt out corporate lawyer to finding safe harbour, her sanity and peace

Louise and I have known each other for a few years now through mutual friends. Through coaching, Kerry opened up and her vulnerability was the catalyst to her transformation from burnt out, strung out working mum with the world on her shoulders to a corporate lawyer going to the top of her field having found a new routine that nurtures her and puts her self respect at the top of the list without any compromise to her work of family life. A truly inspirational woman... and someone who I am now so proud of to call my beautiful friend.stress, lonely, lost.

I started working with Ali, when honestly,I was in a time of crisis. Don’t get me wrong, I have a blessed life and am lucky in so many ways, but for a period of time, I literally felt I was hanging on to my sanity with my finger nails. My stress levels were through the roof, I spent days shaking, with my heart pumping, nights unable to sleep, plagued by graphic and violent nightmares which seeped into my day, I felt manic,...

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