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The most important relationship you’ll ever have is the relationship you have with yourself!

Having completed a number of personal development courses over the years in my career as a woman in civil engineering I can honestly say that this course has been the most in-depth learning I have come across.  I came away with a few gently reminders of things that need addressing and a bundle of extremely useful tools to use going forward.  There were no "fluffy" elements to the course and it covered a variety of topics in a clear, concise manner.  Michelle bravely shared some of her own personal life experiences which brought added depth to the course.  Being able to undertake the training online means you aren't put in a position where you have to openly discuss feelings and issues in front of others unless you feel able too.  Having been in a managerial position over the years I truly believe that this course would have great value within the corporate world.  

Debra Taplin, NZ

I reached out to Michelle after a very tough year during Covid. I was doubting my self, filled with anxiety and worries about how I could create a future for myself and my two daughters after a separation. Michelle was everything I could have hoped for in a Life Coach, she is empathic, attentive, intuitive and deeply caring. She lives what she talks and her honesty and genuine style of communication made it so easy for me to open up about the darkest things I felt about myself. Michelle helped me out of a very dark time and I continue to reap the benefits of the work we did together. Three years later I am thriving in my new career and relationship, happier and more settled than I have ever been. I would recommend working with Michelle to anyone wanting a genuine, caring and empathic coach.

Sarah White (Australia)

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I took part in a group coaching course with Michelle in late 2022. Michelle has a natural gift for communicating tough concepts in a gentle, balanced and inspiring way. Michelle has both life experience and amazing knowledge of concepts and ideas which means she has a lot of practical suggestions for making change in your life. The Fundamentals course was the perfect first step for me to start thinking in a different way and making lasting change in my life ❤️

Alannah Gallichan (New Zealand)

I highly recommend Michelle as a life and career coach. She provides exceptional value guidance and support. I check in monthly with Michelle, she has been instrumental in ensuring I take the action required to reach the goals we have set.

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Clare Whitworth (New Zealand) 

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So I stumbled across Michelle a few years ago while listening to a podcast that she was on. I’m not sure what it was but something really resonated with me and what she talked about.
We worked one on one together and at times Michelle really pushed me to look at things differently or with a new openness. I know the work we did together gave me the confidence to make changes to my working life that I had been feeling lost and completely lacking in stimulation. I sat with the work we did for a long time before I made the decision to quit and become a student again. The skills that Michelle helped guide me with played a huge part in giving me the confidence and belief to making these changes. Yes, they are scary but that’s why the work we did together was so important. I still reflect on everything we did and have often gone back and looked at what we covered and my responses. Michelle made me feel completely at ease right from the get go, yes some of the work was uncomfortable but I also felt like each I was having this lovely chat to a long lost friend. ❤️❤️❤️ Thank you Michelle.

Sally Cairncross (New Zealand)

Michelle is such an honest, real and authentic coach that has really done the work and guides you on how to do it too. Her coaching program goes deep and delves into topics that are so valuable for understanding why you behave in certain ways. She’s very passionate and knowledgeable in helping you through blocks and getting you unstuck from bad habits or being in a rut. Highly recommend her!

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I knew from the minute I listened to Michelle on a podcast, that what she was saying really resonated with me. I worked with her one on one in 2022. through this work I made some life changing decisions for the better which had a flow on effect in other areas of my life. I then finished up the year with group couching. I loved working with Michelle and doing the work. I’m so grateful that she has given me so many tools. She has such a huge knowledge base and I would highly recommend her.

Harriet Thomson (New Zealand)

Seriously the best money I have ever spent on myself. Can't believe the change within, in 6 short weeks!
You do the work, you get the results but having such an incredible coach makes all the difference. Can't speak highly enough of Michelle 🖤

Mel Hyland (New Zealand)

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I stumbled upon Michelle’s mahi through a friend who was working with her. The change I saw in this person was nothing short of phenomenal and it was a testament to Michelle’s way with people. My interest in what she offers in her coaching was sparked even more when I had the opportunity dive into a 6 week introduction course.

With each session, I found myself realising I was living the lessons Michelle was sharing with our group. Stopping myself in moments when I may have reacted in my ‘normal, default’ way and, instead sitting back and observing my behaviour using Michelle’s techniques and giving myself time to reevaluate before responding. It’s been a refreshing experience.
If people have the chance to work with Michelle, I wholeheartedly recommend.

Maz Haines (New Zealand)

Absolutely loved the coaching I have done with Michelle over the last few years. She has a way of making you feel safe and comfortable to open up and really get to the root of our triggers.
I have implemented many of her strategies in my life and it has improved in many ways.

Harriett Armstrong (New Zealand)

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Michelle is a beautiful soul, who is full of knowledge, empathy and realness. Working with her over the past 12 sessions has helped me to become more curious about myself, my mindset and deepen my understanding of my patterns. Michelle is connective, supportive and generous with her time. She creates a safe environment where vulnerability, openness and honesty are embraced. Michelle is intuitive, capable and tailors the sessions to fit your needs. She has an innate ability to hold space and ask the hard questions (when necessary) in order for growth to happen. Her positive energy helps to build you up, and leave you looking forward to the next session. She is an amazing health and lifestyle coach and has truly found her niche. I am forever grateful for her time, patience and guidance. She is worth every penny and more!

Gemma Trask (New Zealand)

Michelle is so kind, empathetic and knowledgeable. I found her group sessions really motivating and benefitted so much from the weekly topics and discussions. It was a great way to learn from others as well as get answers to my own thoughts.

Lisa Hadfield (New Zealand)

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Michelle is fantastic to work with. I encourage anyone who has thought about working with her to do so, I wish I had done it sooner. I look forward to working with her in the future as needed.

Emma Heath (Australia)

I got so much working with Michelle, her knowledge was amazing and very practical.

AJ Tikitibu (New Zealand)

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