Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery  by mending the area of the breakage with precious metals, such as gold or platinum.

The philosophy of embracing the flawed or imperfect is something that I am drawn to. Japanese aesthetics appreciate and value the marks and flaws created by the use of an object.  They highlight the cracks and the repairs become part of the life story of the object..  It is not broken; its beauty is enhanced and there is no attempt to hide the damage.  Instead, the repair is illuminated – making the object stronger, more beautiful and interesting. This philosophy – compassion, sensitivity and value for an object – is what I aim to achieve through my work with clients.  To move them to a place where they are stronger, even more beautiful and are able to show their precious scars off with pride and confidence, because they are part of them as a whole.  There is joy to be had in imperfection.

Whether you want to stay where you are or to find a different path, I can help you to become the resourceful, courageous explorer that you want to be.

Be Courageous

Facing difficulty with bravery. Discovering your inner strength. Act in alignment with your values and beliefs.

Be Inventive

Creating your own pathway, being your own resource, knowing that you are everything you need.

Be an Explorer

Finding new directions and venturing into the unknown. Seeking to find out more about yourself and what is possible.

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Why do we do it?

Coaching works because it’s all about you. When you connect with what you really want and why – and take action – magical things can happen

Emma-Louise Elsey

Impact

I feel privileged to have been supported by Sarah. She knows how to hold your hand and guide you into pastures new whilst keeping the skills and values that are important to you.

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