From Perfectionist to Perspectivist:

A 4-week coaching and sound healing experience for recovering do-er/striver/achievers
finding their way back to their authentic selves
 

 

“You find peace not by

rearranging the circumstances

 of your life, but by

 realizing who you are

at the deepest level.”

― Thomas Merton

What's the course?
(Wait, what's sound healing?)

Welcome. I'm Nicole.

Who am I?

     ✔ Leadership and Empowerment Program Developer

     ✔ Lawyer

     ✔ Entrepreneur and Forbes Contributor

     ✔ Professor

     ✔  And now, Sound Healer and Restorative Yoga Practitioner

 

 

I also am or have been many other things too…photographer, Spinning® instructor for Coca Cola and CNN, figure competition lifter…you name it, there’s a fair chance I’ve done it. But what I ultimately came to realize is there will always be something else to conquer, something else to chase, in the hopes it will bring you the fulfillment you’re so deeply longing for. And that reaching it won’t actually fill the void.

 

My personal awakening was a long time in the making, but was accelerated by an unexpected, completely life-shifting event. It broke me wide open. It made me realize, no more questions asked, that the life I’d created wasn’t in alignment with who I really was underneath it all—that I didn’t want to be remembered as someone who was productive, who never missed a detail, who had compiled an impressive list of accomplishments. On some level I had always known that, but it became so crystal clear that I couldn’t drown out that voice anymore. I didn’t want to die with my song still inside (I mean, do any of us?). I wanted to feel good. I wanted to live a life that wasn’t “someday.” So I started searching. And I kept searching until I found things that started to feel better. Things that worked, that met me where I was at, and that I could stick to. It was a process of unwinding, releasing, and calling in new, that continues to be refined to this day.

 

While that journey from checkmark to checkmark above made me very, very tired, and pulled me away from myself in many ways, it also allowed me to find my way home. I can see looking back how all the steps along the way were so beautifully woven together; how each one needed to be exactly what is was to lead me to where I am right now, truly in my flow, which is the only place I want to be.

 

And in that spirit, it fills me with great joy to bring you this completely virtual program: an invitation for recovering do-er/striver/achievers like myself to jumpstart or deepen their journey back to a more authentic, connected, present, fulfilled way of being. An invitation to come home. I feel called now more than ever, in this unprecedented time in history—where current world events have prompted so many to search for richer meaning, to slow down, and to boldly accept the call to go within. Join me?

Welcome. I'm Nicole.

Who am I?

     ✔ Leadership and Empowerment Coach

     ✔ Lawyer

     ✔ Entrepreneur and Forbes Contributor

     ✔ Professor

     ✔  And now, Sound Healer and Restorative Yoga Practitioner

 

 

I also am or have been many other things too…photographer, Spinning® instructor for Coca Cola and CNN, figure competition lifter…you name it, there’s a fair chance I’ve done it. But what I ultimately came to realize is there will always be something else to conquer, something else to chase, in the hopes it will bring you the fulfillment you’re so deeply longing for. And that reaching it won’t actually fill the void.

 

My personal awakening was a long time in the making, but was accelerated by an unexpected, completely life-shifting event. It broke me wide open. It made me realize, no more questions asked, that the life I’d created wasn’t in alignment with who I really was underneath it all—that I didn’t want to be remembered as someone who was productive, who never missed a detail, who had compiled an impressive list of accomplishments. On some level I had always known that, but it became so crystal clear that I couldn’t drown out that voice anymore. I didn’t want to die with my song still inside (I mean, do any of us?). I wanted to feel good. I wanted to live a life that wasn’t “someday.” So I started searching. And I kept searching until I found things that started to feel better. Things that worked, that met me where I was at, and that I could stick to. It was a process of unwinding, releasing, and calling in new, that continues to be refined to this day.

 

While that journey from checkmark to checkmark above made me very, very tired, and pulled me away from myself in many ways, it also allowed me to find my way home. I can see looking back how all the steps along the way were so beautifully woven together; how each one needed to be exactly what is was to lead me to where I am right now, truly in my flow, which is the only place I want to be.

 

And in that spirit, it fills me with great joy to bring you my newest online program: an invitation for recovering do-er/striver/achievers like myself to jumpstart or deepen their journey back to a more authentic, connected, present, fulfilled way of being. An invitation to come home. I feel called now more than ever, in this unprecedented time in history—where current world events have prompted so many to search for richer meaning, to slow down, and to boldly accept the call to go within. Join me?

The Course

 

This program is designed to be half coaching, half sound healing work.

Over the course of a month, we will meet virtually each week for a total of four one-hour sessions. For the first 30 minutes of each session, we’ll focus on coaching (personalized for your life and your schedule), and for the second 30 minutes, you’ll lie back for a sound healing experience to help clear blockages and reach deeper levels of integration and restoration. You’ll also have some light practical application homework to ponder in between sessions.

 

What you get:

  • 4 one-hour virtual coaching + virtual sound healing sessions 

We’ll cover a number of areas, as you see fit, such as:

Letting Go. Releasing fear and judgment – of self, of who you thought you were supposed to be, and of what others will think of your journey. (Read: It’s not your responsibility to live up to other people’s perceptions of you.)

 

What’s Holding You Back? Identifying things you may have never realized are keeping you stuck, shed off what’s no longer serving you, and get more in tune to your inner voice. Your body and mind are always trying to communicate with you. Once you strip away the layers of gunk, you can finally start to hear it.

 

Creating Rituals. Designing practices and setting habits that will support you on this journey. We’ll co-create something you’ll be able to maintain no matter what life throws at you.

 

The Art of Fulfillment. Getting crystal clear on how you really want to feel, what abundance means to you, and how to get there.

 

With plenty of wiggle room for other topics or reallocation of time to focus on what you really feel gravitated toward. This course is for you. (We can stay on one or two topics for the whole course or breeze over to something not explicitly mentioned here if that serves you better.)

 

The sound healing session each week will complement the coaching focus or personal situation of the participant.

 

  • An action plan we’ll refine over the course of the month with practical takeaways, resources, and strategies for living a more present, fulfilled, connected life that work for your specific circumstances, guaranteed to keep you in your flow for the long-haul
  • A library of resources including virtual meditations, sound bath recordings, books lists, music, and more (all the resources your heart could ever desire, with a little bit of something to float anyone’s boat)
  • Connection to a community of like-minded professionals, high-achievers, and go-getters on the same journey as you so you can keep your momentum going, share tips, find accountability partners, and trade stories on what works and what doesn’t along the way, long after you’ve completed the course. While this isn't the main event, it's a very popular feature. Why? Because as you evolve, so do the relationships you need to keep. You will outgrow some people—and that's ok. (You’ll gain access to the private virtual group once your enrollment is complete.)

Note: We also try to enroll participants in each month's experience that are geographically close, which provides a potential opportunity for some of these virtual bonds to translate into real life community (yoga buddy, anyone?), if that feels like your thing.

  • 4 group sound bath and group coaching sessions (optional), one per week, designed for some Q&A and collective connection experience
  • Unlimited email access to me throughout the course

 

Requirements:

  • Be prepared to show up ("show up") and do the inner work—like game face on and everything—even though it may not require a ton of time out of your schedule
  • Think standing in the fire of your own transformation sounds compelling, even if you're not entirely sure what that means yet 
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Individualized Coaching 

 

We’ll begin each session with live, individualized coaching. All that means, really, is a conversation. An exploration. A safe space for us to talk, without judgment, about where you’re at, where you want to be, and how to bridge the gap with strategies for lasting transformation. We’ll merge ancient, time-tested wisdom with modern applications. No need to be overwhelmed by the onslaught of meditation apps and book recommendations flying around out there. We’ll focus on the supplemental tools and resources that will work for your preferences, your schedule and your life. (I’m not going to tell you to sit and meditate for 15 minutes twice a day if that’s not something that makes sense for you.)

 

            Have kids?

            Take the train to work every day?

            Have a high-stress, time-intensive job with an unpredictable schedule?

 

No sweat. I know where you’re coming from—I’ve been there—and we can co-create something that will serve you best. (Hint: It doesn’t require giving up your salary, quitting your job, or completely overhauling your life. The subtlest shifts can start to ground and reorder everything.)

 

As we explore different areas of focus each week, you’ll start to unlearn programmed beliefs and conditioning. You’ll begin to consciously align your thoughts, words, and actions to achieve the outcomes you desire. And you'll start to bring harmony into your life in ways you never thought possible. Step one? Learning to let go. Yes, it’s a learning (or a re-learning). And it’s hard. I’ve got your back every step of the way.

 

We all crave a deeper connection to ourselves and to the life happening all around us. To oneness. To wholeness. You are not broken. Let me help you learn to listen to that whisper that wants to get unstuck and move into greater flow.

 

                        What are you willing to give up to be the person you were meant to be?

 

 


Change isn’t months or years away. It’s a vibration away.

Your level-up happens the moment you change your frequency (really change it) to match the reality you're seeking. This isn't an "out there" promise. It's physics. 


 

 

Change is a vibration away.

Sound Healing Work

 

Our bodies and minds are intricately connected. And while our physical bodies hold onto tension, trauma, and conditioning that keep us stuck in old patterns, they’re also genetically programmed to be self-healing instruments if we allow them to be. We’ll supplement the inner work you’re doing with this gentle but profound practice.

 

As the sounds of the bowls bring you into a state of deep relaxation, your body will begin to clear away stress, anxiety, and other blockages. You’ll create space for your energy to naturally realign. And you’ll leave feeling more grounded, with a greater sense of peace, clarity, and compassion. The platforms and technology used are the best out there such that the experience is equally impactful virtually as if it were in person.

 

The sound healing component of our work together is designed to work in tandem with the coaching component—creating noticeable shifts in how you’ll start showing up in the world that couldn’t be accomplished through either component standing alone.

   

New to sound healing?

 

If you’re not yet familiar with sound healing work, don’t let that term freak you out. When we look deeper into the definition of healing itself, it’s actually less about vanishing disease or physical disrepair with a pill or a device (no one’s over here thinking they’re going to cure your broken leg with a sound bath), and more about restoring the body and mind to wholeness, to vitality, to soundness. About reconnecting your mind and body and tapping into deeper levels of knowing that have been there all along.

Sound has the capacity to shift our mood, our mindset, our perspective, and even the physical molecules that make up our bodies. There’s plenty of empirical evidence to back that up. But even more than science, I bet most experienced sound bath go-ers  would probably fast forward their explanation to how it makes them feel…more relaxed, more peaceful, and maybe even full-hearted. The experience itself is the education. 

 

Ready to work together? Click here to enroll.

 

Change is a vibration away.

Sound Healing Work

 

Our bodies and minds are intricately connected. And while our physical bodies hold onto tension, trauma, and conditioning that keep us stuck in old patterns, they’re also genetically programmed to be self-healing instruments if we allow them to be. We’ll supplement the inner work you’re doing with this gentle but profound practice.

 

As the sounds of the bowls bring you into a state of deep relaxation, your body will begin to clear away stress, anxiety, and other blockages. You’ll create space for your energy to naturally realign. And you’ll leave feeling more grounded, with a greater sense of peace, clarity, and compassion. The platforms and technology used are the best out there such that the experience is equally impactful virtually as if it were in person.

 

The sound healing component of our work together is designed to work in tandem with the coaching component–creating profound shifts in how you’ll start showing up in the world that couldn’t be accomplished through either component standing alone.

   

New to sound healing?

 

If you’re not yet familiar with sound healing work, don’t let that term freak you out. When we look deeper into the definition of healing itself, it’s actually less about vanishing disease or physical disrepair with a pill or a device (no one’s over here thinking they’re going to cure your broken leg with a sound bath), and more about restoring the body and mind to wholeness, to vitality, to soundness. About reconnecting your mind and body and tapping into deeper levels of knowing that have been there all along.

Sound has the capacity to shift our mood, our mindset, our perspective, and even the physical molecules that make up our bodies. There’s plenty of empirical evidence to back that up. But even more than science, I bet most experienced sound bath go-ers  would probably fast forward their explanation to how it makes them feel…more relaxed, more peaceful, and maybe even full-hearted. The experience itself is the education. 

 

Ready to work together? Click here to enroll.

Less woo-woo and a whole lot more keeping it real

 

If you’re thinking maybe this isn’t for you because you don’t fit a certain mold, I’m here to tell you that’s a load of you-know-what.

 

You don’t have to be gemstone toting, essential oil rolling, mantra meditating stereotype to fit in here.

 

I’ll be honest. Some days I am that person, because that’s what feels good to me in those moments. But some days I’m not. Some days I’m still waking up late, rushing out the door, feeling like a scattered mess like everyone else. And sometimes I even fall into the trap of beating myself up for it a little bit. Because human and because life. Those days are rarer now, but that’s the journey—a constant return to compassion, to gentleness with self, and to the realization that it will always be a journey. The secret is there is no secret. Every day, you begin again (but it does get easier).


 

Benefits of Working With a Limited Number of People at a Time 

 

  • Highly personalized attention
  • Customized feedback
  • Someone with a personal stake in your success
  • Private sound healing sessions individualized to your needs

The Right Fit?

 

If you’re a professional, high-achiever, or go-getter still reading this, chances are you already know whether I’m the right person to help guide you at this stage on your journey.

I’m a lot like you. I know firsthand what it’s like to be saddled with responsibility and expectations (from both internal and external sources). I’ve gone up and down the roller coaster of life, hitting milestones and accomplishments and knowing in my core something was missing. That there had to be another way. 

 

I gave up striving for perfect. It didn’t deliver what they told me it would.

 

And I’ve spent years now deep in inner work…

…leaning away from perfection and into presence

…peeling back layer after layer

….rewiring cultural conditioning and limiting belief systems

…exploring and trying a great many things

…finding what works and what doesn’t

…adding in formal training as a restorative yoga instructor and sound healer as that journey drew me deeper

…doing deep dives into underlying philosophy, metaphysics, and spiritual texts

…and learning from the teachings of some of the leading spiritual teachers of our time

 

Before any of it, though—before life led me through that wild ride back to myself, I was first a leadership curriculum developer and empowerment coach. And with my signature approach to coaching combined with sound healing work, through the lens of someone who truly gets what it’s like to walk in your shoes, I can help you leave behind a life of fear-based thinking and action and surrender into greater flow. As quickly or as slowly as you need that journey to be.

 

Sharing with you here my favorite quote, that resonated so deeply with me at the beginning of my own journey (and still does today):

 

“The more I listen to myself, my body, my feelings, and the less I listen to the ‘should’ and ‘must’ and ‘to-do’ voices, the more I realize my body and spirit have been whispering all along, but I couldn’t hear them over the chaos and noise of the life I’d created. I was addicted to this chaos, but like any addiction, it was damaging to me.

Here’s what I know: I thought the doing and the busyness would keep me safe. They keep me numb. Which is not the same as safe, which isn’t even the greatest thing to aspire to.

If you’re not like me—prone to frantic levels of activity, swirling chaos, fast-moving cycles of over-commitment and resentment—then you might press your face up against the glass of my life with something like wonder and a little confusion. ‘Why don’t you,’ you might suggest gently, ‘just slow down?’ I understand the question, but I find it’s a little bit like asking people who are ruining their life and health with their addiction to alcohol why they think they’re so thirsty.

The stillness feels sort of like walking on the ceiling—utterly foreign. What makes sense to me: pushing. Lists. Responsibility. Action, action, action. What’s changing my life: silence. Rest. Letting myself be fragile. Asking for help.”

–Shauna Niequist, Present Over Perfect

 
If that resonates with you, drop me a note. Schedule a call. Or go straight to the sign up so you can get started on your level-up.

Enrollment

 

Enrollment in the course is $555

Now enrolling for the May cohort. Spaces are filling fast!

 

Only 10 Spaces Available at a Time

This ensures each person gets the individualized attention they deserve.

 

We Start Whenever You're Ready and When Spots Are Open

First come, first serve. If all spots are full, we'll add you to the waitlist until one comes available. Reach out to the email address below with any questions.

 

 

Sign me up

 

Once you’re enrolled, you’ll hear from me via email so we can schedule your weekly time slot and get clear on any initial goals you may have (surrendering to the process with no specific goal in mind is also a very fine intention). I’ll also get a sense of your circumstances so I can start to pull resources most aligned with you.

 

If you’d like to set up an exploratory call to see if this is the right fit for you before committing, click below to schedule a time. 

 

You can also shoot an email with any questions to [email protected].

 

Send an email or schedule an intro call

 

 One note on value. A lot of online courses operate with the same lower-vibrational-feeling tactics (at least that's how they feel to me). And I don't know about you, but I'm growing weary of internet games. So what I can promise you here is this—no free guide ploy, no surrendering your email address for a newsletter that’s really a hidden marketing list, no smoke-and-mirrors discount pricing or “bonus” add-ons. Just real authentic connection. Always.

 

The value should speak for itself. Four sound sessions alone will run you $480, and four coaching sessions will run you almost as much. I’m offering the course at what I’m offering for a limited time simply because I feel called to. You decide if that’s right for you (an offering of love!).

 

Consider it an investment in how you show up in the rest of your life, for the rest of your life.

 

What’s that worth to you?

 

See you on the inside. Let’s get busy doing less and living more.

 

"Nicole really blessed up with her weekly virtual sound baths. I've got kids, and a career, and things are a little extra tense right now. It was all the medicine I needed. It quickly became the highlight of my week."

-Candice B. 

"Go to the light she always says. She means go to what 'feels' light. It sounds a little strange at first, but you start to build trust with that feeling. It was a total game changer for me."

-Charlie H. 

"That. Was. Incredible. I've never done any sound healing work before, but that was blissful. Thank you for sharing this gift with our community."

-Steve P. 

"Grounding, centering, eye-opening—everything I was craving!."

-Christina E.