"I was feeling overwhelmed when I  jumped into school and a busy full time job after staying at home with my young family. I fell into bad habits and knew I needed help balancing all my new responsibilities. Luci showed me effective ways to take a breath, prioritize and manage my tasks so I didn't have to struggle through my day. My husband saw a big difference in me right away and said I was more confident and organized. I always looked forward to my sessions with Luci because she is friendly, supportive and a good listener.  I still use daily many of the skills I learned from her. I would recommend her to anyone looking to manage work, a healthy lifestyle and family. She is worth every penny. " - Steph B. 

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" Luci is about moving forward. She explores your challenges and suggests concrete ways to overcome roadblocks and advance. You don't stay too long in the past. We are constantly looking ahead, which I love.   

What results did you get from our sessions? Progress. I am executing ideas that were in my head, but for whatever reason, they stayed there. I'm putting these plans into action. For example, I am rolling out a new business idea that would have remained dormant until Luci spurred me to action and reinvigorated my confidence.

What have you learned about yourself? That I'm not too old to do new things. As a woman over 50 and now an "empty nester," it's easy to succumb to the voices in your head that tell you "you're past your prime." We have so much to contribute. The experience we draw on as women, wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, employees, business women, volunteers, leaders, etc. brings value to whatever we choose to do. Luci reminds me of this every time we meet. And as human beings, we need consistent validation of our self-worth and potential because our "saboteur" (the voice inside our heads) seduces us into thinking we should stay put and not try new things. 

What's changed since you started coaching? I am moving forward with a business plan that would have remained an idea without Luci's direction and encouragement. Separately, I have tweaked my health habits and elected to give up desserts and sugar-based foods for now. This latter decision has made me feel better and also given me more confidence in myself. It may sound strange that a nutritional choice would give one more confidence, but it has. I feel more in control of my life and empowered to make good choices. 

What's important about your sessions that you'd like to carry forward? I like making progress. I've explored my past with other folks and I don't need to do that right now. I want encouragement and direction for my ideas as well as the occasional reminder to stay on course and not listen to the saboteur in my head who haunts us all. I prefer listening to the captain who tells me, "Full speed ahead!" It's so much more rewarding and exciting! Thank you Luci. "  - Nancy C.

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"Thank you for all of your help and support in my journey, Luci.  Your coaching has been invaluable to helping open my eyes to the whys behind my drinking and has helped me expand my toolbox to live confidently!" - E.M.

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"I went to Luci looking for help on a couple aspects of my life that I feel stuck in. I was unsure how I would feel because I consider myself introverted and generally reserved. Luci made me feel accepted, and comfortable. She was warm, engaging, and enthusiastic. I most appreciated her way of knowing when to nudge me and when to give me space. It was a partnership to explore the dimensions of the issues and to see them (and me) in a different light. I felt encouraged and excited to work on them instead of the dread and judgement I once had. THAT was liberating! I recommend Luci to anyone who is looking to help himself/herself and I won't hesitate to return anytime."  - V.N.

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"I am so thankful to have had Luci as my Coach.  Luci honestly and thoughfully guided me through weeks of rollercoaster emotions during one of the most stressful periods in life… searching for and buying one’s first home. I was filled with anxieties, fearful of making the wrong decision. Luci has a straight-forward approach to coaching which resonated with my personality. Each week Luci suggested witty and inventive coaching exercises or ‘homework’ assignments which kept me focused on my progress.  As a person with over 25 years of 12 Step recovery, I really appreciated Luci’s ability to hear what I was saying, even when I did not exactly say it aloud. She is an excellent listener.  Her ability to connect and empathize without directing an outcome makes Luci an exceptional Coach."  - Teresa L. 

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"Sometimes help is needed to land hopes and dreams, to cement plans into actions. Luci has been instrumental in helping me define which of my dreams can be reality and what action plans are needed to move things forward. She does this by listening carefully, by asking just the right focus questions, by offering homework assignments that keep thoughts and ideas working during the week and all of this in a calm, supportive, relaxed, and trusting atmosphere. We’ve looked at the following: housing – to buy or not to buy- this led to an exploration that confirmed the ‘not to buy’ option for the foreseeable future. What a relief to have this issue tucked away!!! We’ve explored how to save money and developed a 6 month savings budget…an amazing idea that works wonders. We’ve delved into values. Which values guide my life and how do I act upon them in a consistent way? Time with Luci goes beyond the actual appointment. I’ve emailed thoughts on my progress in between visits. When I was interested in reading about a topic, Luci sent me a booklist and on this list were several wonderfully helpful books. Because of her coaching work, I’ve become more focused and less stressed. (My family and friends are reaping this benefit as well!) Thank you Luci for your amazing heart and life changing guidance. I am forever grateful." - Kerrie M.

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"I worked with Luci during her training and had I not known she was training, I would have thought she had years of experience. Luci and I talked about what would be best for us to work on and I chose finding better balance in my life. She even helped come up with a great title: “Mastering My Life.” Now, who wouldn’t want to accomplish that! She was genuine, thoughtful, insightful, encouraging, caring, an active listener, (hearing things that were said, and not said), and made it all fun. She was the perfect guide in a very collaborative and collegial manner; never judgmental, asking the right questions, suggesting, gently coaxing when needed, setting realistic goals, homework (which was always extremely helpful and fun) for the upcoming week and adequate follow-up each week. I felt I got a rare opportunity to work with Luci, and if you are at all interested in working on a Life issue and need a bit of assistance, and who doesn’t, Luci is the person you should call. She has found her true calling in being a Life Coach." - Debra M.

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"When I came to Luci, I found myself stuck on not being able to complete my study for a group exercise certification.  Luci listened attentively and genuinely asked the right questions so that I could find my own answers. She helped me recognize why I was holding myself back. She gave me the tools and guidance to set practical and achievable goals. I am on my way one chapter at a time to becoming a certified group exercise instructor…thanks to Luci. She is my definition of “Coach.” - Jackie W.

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"Luci is fantastic!  I have a lot of trouble staying interested in living a healthy life.  I have self destructive tendencies that result in forgetting to exercise or eat right.  Luci is helping me to understand why I do this and I'm learning how to love myself again.  We've made a plan that I'm actually enjoying.  I'm having fun exercising again and am learning how to eat in a way that feels healthier and more satisfying.  Thanks to Luci, I am certain that I can live a better life."   -  Susanne D.  

 

Things that go wrong often make the best memories.
— Gretchen Rubin