Make 2017 the year that in the very first month you
What will you choose for the rest of the year?
"a fantastic course if you are really at a point of knowing something inside you needs to emerge…but you don’t quite know how or when or what!
The challenge of stepping up
One of the most challenging aspects of stepping up into a new dimension is that
THAT'S where liberation is needed. For ourselves!!
liberation: the act of setting someone free
from imprisonment or oppression.
What would YOU want to liberate for yourself?
Acts of Liberation
is a four week streamlined coaching program designed to step up your experience and effectiveness - on your terms - in a dimension of life important to you.
Why? Instead of feeling dissatisfied, that you're wasting your potential, your experience will be one of liberation - - AND you''ll have a better idea of what you want next.
Background for those who'd like to know
It started with Unstoppable Women!
Unstoppable Women is my signature 3-4 month premium small group coaching program. It's designed for women who are ready to claim their power, step into their vision and play big to realise the results they want for themselves and their world. It synthesises the very best of what I've learnt in over 35 years into seven key elements that together enable women to honour themselves and the gifts inside them. The results have been extraordinary. So is the ongoing difference women have experienced in many parts of their lives.
The thing is, though, while many women are keen to dive in, a good number are not able to do so.
Partly it's the level of commitment they would want to give, timewise, moneywise, belief in self, the rest. Partly the fact that they'd like to be surer their dream was something they'd want to pursue.
Plus there's invariably a big and crappy catch-22 operating. That is, the very issues that successful women want to transform - such as self doubt, self-sabotage, feeling stuck and that they're wasting their potential - these are the exact same issues that the Inner Critic takes full advantage of to PREVENT change!
My commitment is for every woman to be able to claim her power and realise her potential. I've been thinking long and hard about what would help that happen for more women, so that the first step into a new realm is way more accessible, yet still provides access to the strength and sustainability of Unstoppable Women so that women can be their own catalyst, choose what they want to do next - and have the basis for stepping up further if they wish.
That's where Acts of Liberation fits.
The approach is designed to enable you to connect with your own inner resources, have the fundamentals in place to see the shift you want in four weeks - AND know exactly what's needed to sustain the difference.
Acts of Liberation combines
The focus is on simple tools and processes that when implemented in a coordinated way will enable you to achieve the results that matter.
Acts of Liberation: the modules
Your Circles of Empowerment
Fiona Vander Poorten Sawyer
the Can Film Competition
I committed to do UW [Unstoppable Women] because I was running a small language school in Brisbane and failing. I knew I had a lot of baggage to do with success, taking money and being business minded. I wanted to overcome the programming of my Catholic training.
Chris helped me to unpack those issues. Her mantra to step up and to be courageous resonated with me and I saw that I could be and do anything with the right attitude.
As a result, ironically, I began to see the small school as limiting – closed it down and am now running a national foreign language film competition for schools, which I will also now take to NZ!
Chris’s tools help me every day in juggling my family of 5 boys, staying on track with the Phd I am doing, completing my novels, paying attention to my health and spiritual goals and maintaining an arts practice.
I highly recommend this to women who are unafraid to let their light shine!
Unstoppable Women has provided me the tools and confidence to complete qualifications & further action my career, see and accept myself as others do, become more aware of who I am in the world, engage with people and no longer be reclusive, be present to now, reduce negative self-talk, get out in the world and live life on my terms (how wonderful & exciting that is).
I can only see more positive growth, change and life experiences as I continue to action the tools gained. Each day I see more of the awesome true real me.
Everything has changed for the better; it’s more amazing than I’ve ever dreamt. My sincere thanks Chris.
Life 2 Project
My big vision is to provide support services and a healing centre for women getting back on their feet after domestic violence.
I was in action making it happen, however I was frustrated and exhausted and felt like a boat without a rudder.
I didn't believe in myself and felt like an imposter without formal qualifications. I was hiding my feelings and opinions as I've always shied away from anything I see as conflict. feeling. And I wasn't attracting the level of assistance I needed. I now see that my own self-beliefs were keeping me small and I can recognise and deal with them.
Through the Unstoppable Women program, Chris led us through questions, learning experiences and action that enabled me to make a big shift - and to feel safe and supported while it was happening.
Inspiration....that's what I'd lost....and I needed to regain it.
I have always aspired to writing books and that has been my dream and my aim, but I have had dyslexia since I was a child...and talking in your second and third language of course, it always comes out that you can never really express your true feelings - not that I can say that even in Finnish... I really wanted to write a book in English. But I needed help with that. So that was my big challenge - overcoming these, expressing myself in another language so I would actually get my message through. ...and I had lost my community..I was totally disconnected from it and I needed that, particularly to do a book about social change, transformation.
And ... I needed a coach. I accept that when the student is ready, the teacher will appear. ...It was YOU..yeah...the deep understanding that you took my cause and - it is really moving - you helped me - REALLY [tearing up] - and I am grateful.
...Unstoppable Women ...The steps were quite soft, and every time we had that group [Skype] meeting... I went okay, THIS is something I need to think about....
You need a catalyst, yeah, and in my case it was Chris Henderson. You need something like this impulse and you need the inspiration.
Elina's Unstoppable Woman goal was to write her first book. The book, entitled "Love on the Line: How to Recover from Romance Scams with Dignity and without Victimisation" will be published in January 2016.
Elina has already signed a contract to write a second book
Educator and Principal of Mindseeds
Thank you Chris. . . for your encouragement, your sense of fun, and your prodding to get me back on track. The courage you display in your own work is infectious and inspiring.
Thanks to your Unstoppable Women program, the private coaching, a supportive on-line coaching group, a two day workshop and the joyous Women Howling at the Moon events, I have revamped and relaunched my “Mindseeds” program.
It's 'all systems go' and lacking courage is not an option any more!
The Social Change Agency
I've struggled with depression and anxiety most of my life, and that feeling of not being 'good enough' that is familiar to many. Despite this I have been ambitious about making a difference for others - pursuing a career and ongoing studies in education for social justice and violence prevention. As a 'survivor', researching and writing a thesis about the intersecting personal and political dimensions of agency for change has been an emotional journey.
I had been feeling tired and stuck though - at times even hopeless about achieving my goals.
My research led me to understand how important it is to take care of myself and to allow others to help me... that everything we achieve is in relationship and in community. Chris inspired me to work with her because she is such a vibrant model of positivity and possibility.
I have particularly enjoyed the personalised and sensitive guided reflections and also the opportunity for reflective conversations with other women participating in the coaching program. The empathy, validation and stimulation I experienced in this context has been very empowering.
Since I've begun the Unstoppable Women coaching journey I've noticed my responses to formerly anxiety provoking situations have changed. I have established a much more healthy relationship with myself.
My thesis writing is progressing, I'm happy and relaxed, and I'm managing to cover other bases too.
Unstoppable : )