Move with Life’s Changes and Challenges with Resiliency

Create a fulfilling life that you love!

If you’re reading this, I imagine you’re feeling stuck and ready for change, but you’re wondering how in the world you’ll get to the other side from the pit you’re in now.

You might be thinking…

“I simply CANNOT handle another stressor in my life.”

“I know there’s a better way, I just don’t know how to get there.”

“With all this change, I feel like I’m losing my mind.”

“I dread the day another one of life’s challenges gets thrown my way.”

I hear you! And here’s the good news…

Hope is not lost! Let’s help you go from panicked to powerful, and from rocky to resilient!

What would you like to do first?

When life turns you upside down having a contingency plan can help you rebound.

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When life turns you upside down having a contingency plan can help you rebound.

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Schedule a free consultation so we can talk about how you’re feeling now, your vision for a fulfilling life, and some of the steps you can take to get there.

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Learn to increase your resiliency

I’ve had my share of experiences with life-shattering events that threatened to change my life profoundly. 

Finding my way through and beyond them, by making choices that serve me, and learning that we are not meant to do this hard life-stuff alone, inspired me to help other women do it better than I did at first.

As a career and life coach, I help women build resiliency as they work through major life events, rather than get derailed.

I believe it takes creating a firm foundation that supports you. It takes a willingness to change and make different choices, and it takes courage to step into your place of power. 

I can help you put the pieces of your life back together again in a new way, making room for new possibilities while being grounded in your own voice, values, and vision.

Learn to design a new life that will turn your world right-side up again. Let’s move you beyond going through the motions—just coping and surviving—so you can thrive in all areas of your life: at home, at work, and at play.

Why is this time different?

You know you have survived events like this before, but THIS ONE feels different.

This one feels as if it might finally derail you for good if you don’t do something about it.

Divorce? Burnout? Loss of a loved one? Caregiving? Retirement? Layoff? Career change?

Any of these events have the power to derail even the strongest women among us, especially when it’s One. Change. Too. Many.

  • Are you just going through the motions?
  • Is “auto-pilot” your normal mode?
  • Are you tired of living behind the mask that shows everyone you’re “just fine”?
  • Has your usual resiliency left the building?
  • Is it time to move beyond just coping and surviving?

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Kind words from other women who have been where you are…

“María is a true coach who cares about her clients and works to identify their needs and values in order to best motivate and encourage them. She has just the right combination of knowledge, insight into people and coaching technique. She is firm when she needs to be in the interest of her clients, holding them accountable and helping them to better understand themselves. María is trustworthy and takes the requirement for confidentiality very seriously, which allows clients to examine [all] aspects of their lives at a deeper level. She has given me greater insight into myself in terms of identifying and redefining my professional and personal goals and has given me tangible steps to take in achieving them. I highly recommend María as a coach…”

~ Peggy M.

“When I met María, I was struggling with a lack of confidence and I was in a lot of emotional pain.  I felt very tethered to what I viewed as my embarrassing past.  I had a history of failed relationships and I was very confused about my life and how to move forward.  María helped me to see that I had many strengths and unique qualities that could serve me to not only survive but thrive.  Through her gentle but powerful questioning and her unconditional support, I began to feel stronger and more confident than I had ever felt in my life.  I let go of my stories of failure and began to see victories in them, instead.  Because of this, all areas of my life improved.  Thanks so much, María, for your time and your talent!  You are truly a gift to this world!”

~ Deb P.

From Darkness to Light StackDownload Your Free Copy:

From Darkness to Light  — Learning to Adapt to Change & Move Through Transition

One question I’m often asked is, “Why is change so hard?” Some welcome change for the opportunities it brings, while others duck and take cover. And sometimes it just depends on how big the change is before we decide how to react.

It’s human nature to fear the unknown. We’re taught that being in control comes with a sense of safety and security. Yet there is so much that happens in life that we can’t control.

A major life event that turns your world upside down can lead you into darkness. Some describe it as a black hole—where there is no light—or a dark tunnel, where you can see light at both ends. They’re certain they don’t want to go back to where they came from, but aren’t sure how to move forward to the light.

This book will teach you what I know about change and transition, the difference between them, and the choices we get to make when change happens. It’s my hope that as we begin to shine the light, it may open your heart and mind to new possibilities that come through change and transition.