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The path of awakening is not about becoming who you are. Rather it is about unbecoming who you are not.
I have found that most of us are unaware that we have a whole, beautiful, not fully realized self inside of us.
Not being in alignment with our authentic selves has stripped us of our ability to connect with our self-worth and true power; the ripple effects are profound.
Knowing why this happened (ahem, gaslighting), breaking out of the invisible prison, discovering all that was latent inside of us, and being able to stand in our power is the path to incredible freedom.
This path starts by Embracing Awakening™.
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Your story is my story
In January 2011, the FBI showed up at my house
The FBI knocked on my door and took my then husband away. Having been married for 14 years at that point, I was beyond devastated; I was scared and lost. Everything I knew to be real I now could not trust – not even myself. How could this secret world have been happening right under my roof? How did I not know? Why did this happen to me?
My answers began to come when I discovered the term gaslighting.
Beyond just healing from trauma
I learned that I had been a victim of severe, chronic gaslighting. I knew that to heal from the trauma in my marriage, I would have to dive DEEP into understanding everything I could about this thing called gaslighting. This journey took me YEARS.
To my wonder, healing from trauma ended up being only the beginning. As I dove deeper and deeper, it shifted into my journey of finding out who I really was. By looking at things from a gaslighting perspective, I was able to see how I had experienced gaslighting since childhood; gaslighting that had caused me to both TAKE ON and become things that weren’t me, and SUPPRESS things that WERE ME! I realized I had been living only half-awake.
Aligned, authentic me
This new awareness enabled me to stop my self-gaslighting, release the things that were not authentically me, and discover the whole wonderful universe that was inside of me! Part of that, for me, was discovering and embracing my sexuality.
Today, I am married to the love of my life, Melanie. The relationship we have is amazing! I remember the day I said I wanted a partner that would love me as well as I would love them. One week later she walked into my life, and we’ve been together since! I also have a wonderful relationship with my parents, my kids, and my friends. The knowledge of, love for, and trust I have in myself has enabled me to finally have the types of relationships that one dreams of.
MY JOURNEY = MY PASSION = YOUR (EASIER) JOURNEY
As I began coaching, I quickly recognized that many of my clients were experiencing similar things in their life; in fact, many of my clients were experiencing such levels of anxiety due to the gaslighting in their life, they had been misdiagnosed as having anxiety disorders. I was able to connect the dots of how GASLIGHTING was the cause of their anxiety, not a mental health issue.
My clients were desperate to find peace, and for their own transformational journeys to knowing, loving, and trusting themselves. I knew my journey was a blueprint that could be personalized for each unique client, but my journey had been slow and grueling. As a pioneer myself in the field of gaslighting, I didn’t really have an already established, proven path to travel. I believed there could be a way to streamline the journey I had gone through. So, I set out to develop a method for others to be able to follow.
After eight years of Deconstructing Gaslighting™, over 6,000 hours of coaching clients, and multiple trainings along the way, I am now a trauma-informed coach who specializes in gaslighting. I HAVE created offerings that will help you deconstruct the gaslighting that you have experienced throughout your life, and use that knowledge to fully embrace your awakening and find your freedom!
Those offerings are my Deconstructing Gaslighting™ Workshop, Deconstructing Gaslighting™ - The Empowerment Sessions, and my signature program, Embracing Awakening!
Begin Awakening to empowerment today! Download my free guide on how to handle a gaslighting experience when you see one.
"Before Sarah's coaching I looked outside of myself for validation and didn't trust my own reality. Now, with a deeper understanding of how others gaslight us AND how we can gaslight ourselves, I know myself, love myself, and trust myself, and only put energy into the relationships that do the same. Her coaching taught me to raise the bar for my relationships and authentically live my best life as my true self."
- Annie H.
“Coaching with Sarah has opened a door for me to return to me… to grow and discover where I had adopted other’s ideas of me, AND to stop owning the feelings and experiences of others.”
- Cindy B.
I am forever grateful for your help in achieving this deeper understanding of myself. I am also excited to experience the impact this has on my life. I don't know what the road ahead has in store for me, but I would welcome the chance to work together again.
- Kevin M.