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

By 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 mood for the usual holiday cheer fanfare. I’m also not in...

People Pleasing Can Keep You Stuck

People Pleasing Can Keep You Stuck

By Nadine A. Silverthorne, Toronto based Master Storytelling Coach Why being a people pleaser puts you last in line Is there anything worse than losing yourself in the middle of a presentation? While sharing stories of the people-pleasing I’ve done at work, in my...

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...

A Parent NOT Freaking Out about Back-To-School

A Parent NOT Freaking Out about Back-To-School

By Nadine A. Silverthorne, Toronto based Master Storytelling Coach Like many of you, my kids have been home since March 13. After a spring of yelling at various members of this household to get on their Zoom calls, I have enjoyed a summer of leaving them to their own...

Body Image – Creating a Vision with the Alignment Framework

Body Image – Creating a Vision with the Alignment Framework

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach Stephanie Tackles Body, Body Image, & Health Habits using the Kickstartology Alignment Framework Part 2 At least I don’t have thick ankles like Bathsheba Everdene.  Let me back up. I always tell my...

Alignment Life Coaching Defined

Alignment Life Coaching Defined

What Kind of Coaching is Alignment Coaching? Alignment coaching is can be applied to whatever you need it for: Your career, your habits, fitness, getting unstuck, figuring out what's next, job hunting, dating, relationships, life, etc. Alignment coaching will teach...

Body Image – Coaching Myself

Body Image – Coaching Myself

By Stephanie J. Marshall, Toronto based Alignment Life Coach Stephanie Tackles Body, Body Image, & Health Habits using the Kickstartology Alignment Framework Part 1 I kind of feel gross in my body. I’ve been agonizing about how to start talking about this on...

The September Reset | Back to School Feeling for Adults

The September Reset | Back to School Feeling for Adults

By Nadine A. Silverthorne, Toronto based Master Storytelling Coach Possibility Feels Fresh and Crisp I crave that back-to-school feeling of fresh pens and notebooks, a crisp new outfit, the excitement of learning my new schedule and seeing who is in which classes with...