Exhausted from Uncertainty Fatigue

Exhausted from Uncertainty Fatigue

By Stephanie Marshall, Toronto based Master Alignment Coach So Much Uncertainty Of course, many of us are exhausted from uncertainty fatigue. It's our first global pandemic and no one was training for it. So much has changed, for example, a year ago most of us in...

Group Coaching for Women: Five Things That Surprised Me

Group Coaching for Women: Five Things That Surprised Me

By Nadine Silverthorne, Toronto based Storyteller Coach I started as a client of Kickstartology’s Online Group Coaching for Women program over two years ago. At this time Stephanie J. Marshall was coaching on her own as Plaid Paddle.  Stephanie, a former corporate...

Is Online Dating a Waste of Time for you?

Is Online Dating a Waste of Time for you?

By Stephanie Marshall, Toronto based Master Alignment Coach People Remember Drama Online dating has a bad PR problem. Their marketing isn't helping because in their advertising they try so hard to have the people look like "diverse normal people" that it just winds up...

Mindset Work: How I Learned to Like My Job Again

Mindset Work: How I Learned to Like My Job Again

By Nadine Silverthorne, Toronto based Storyteller Coach If I’m honest, I’ve been feeling blah about work this year and it hasn’t felt like me. Know the feeling?  I’m the cheerleader, the hype girl! But I lost my mojo in 2020. For months it felt as though we were...

Resetting Habits | Are you doing it wrong?

Resetting Habits | Are you doing it wrong?

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach The Annual Habit Resets How great are your intentions? Do you make bold promises to yourself about resetting habits and not follow through? How many "shoulds" do you leave on the table every year? It's that...

How to Quit Diet Coke the Easy Way

How to Quit Diet Coke the Easy Way

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach How I made quitting a 30 year Diet Coke Addiction habit no big deal: If I’m going to be dramatic about something I want it to be interesting, and quitting a Diet Coke addiction is not interesting. I’ve tried...

Is Your Fixing Things Habit a Problem?

Is Your Fixing Things Habit a Problem?

By Nadine A. Silverthorne, Toronto based Master Storytelling Coach The Fixing Things Habit My kids, 13 and almost 16, are supposed to get up on their own between 7 and 7:30 a.m. to get ready for school. Around 8:15 a.m. last Monday when I was on a call with Steph I...

Reset for 2021

Reset for 2021

Kickstart 2021 | Shake it Off Reset | Refocus | RechargeBy Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach Reset for 2021 Looks Different Let’s check to see if we’re on the same page. This isn’t going to sound very “coachy” but here we go. I’m not in the...

People Pleasing Can Keep You Stuck

People Pleasing Can Keep You Stuck

By Nadine Silverthorne, Toronto based Storyteller Coach The best way to determine if you are a good candidate for Kickstartology Coaching is for us to have a no-obligation conversation. We will discuss what the approach would be for your specific needs, what you can...

Another F’ing Blog Post

Another F’ing Blog Post

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach Dramatic and Intriguing Title Dear [human who we are engaging with in order to be top-of-mind when you have that eureka moment about wanting to look into coaching to change your life], Have you noticed that...

How NOT to Battle Anxiety

How NOT to Battle Anxiety

By Nadine A. Silverthorne, Toronto based Master Storytelling Coach At 10:14 PM on Monday night, I found myself sitting at the sewing machine, angrily making a non-medical face mask.Two weeks ago, I was feeling pretty chill about the back-to-school uncertainty and...

How to Fail Better: Avoid one thing

How to Fail Better: Avoid one thing

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach September 8th 2020: "Well that sucked.” -Stephanie J. Marshall I’m one of those people who is obsessed with the fall (for me it starts after Labour Day). It’s the real “new year” and it brings sweaters, new...