Frances is not only a wonderful therapist specialising in reiki and massage, but a brilliant friend too. She got in touch with me to see if, through coaching, I could help her find the joy and energy in her business again.
Frances had recently decided to leave salaried employment so she could focus on developing her holistic therapy business and building it into something she was really proud of.
But, like with lots of creative people, the sudden pressure on her business to provide her with income and a creative outlet – not to mention the necessity of working hard to market her services – had caused Frances stress and worry.
“Seeing Eleanor for 1:1 creative coaching, really gave me the clarity and boost that I needed. When we sat down together, the first thing I said was that I was “floundering”, and they gave me the space to explore what that meant.”
Our first coaching session focused on these feelings of overwhelm and stress. Even though in my coaching we’re there to talk about business, work and creative expression, we often start by talking about feelings and thoughts: what’s happening right now? What’s feeling stressful? What’s painful and what’s stopping you from moving forward?
“Eleanor gently and compassionately challenged me in my negative thought patterns around my business and creative marketing output. They recognised the areas where the personal blockages were crossing over into the creative and business areas, and they gave me tools to separate the two.”
“Eleanor gave me practical advice about language to use in my marketing and directed me to creative programmes that they have used which I found invaluable.
I come away from our sessions feeling reinvigorated and supported by someone who really knows their stuff!”