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Hi!  I’m Penney.

Just like many people, when I realized how life has been on hold for the last two years with the pandemic it was a huge motivator for me.  Time is such a precious commodity and I want to make sure I’m not wasting any of it.

It has been a hard time for everybody.
Some people still have lingering anxiety, uncertainty and stress.  I suspect that if we don’t take steps to lessen our stress, anxiety, overwhelm and uncertainty, that we make continue to feel the effects for a long time to come.

And we’ve been through so much change.

I’ve got experience with change and as difficult as change may be, I know that things will get better.

One of the biggest changes in my life happened when I was smack dab in the middle of a very successful Radio Broadcasting career.  They were heady days.  Working on the morning show at CKOM with my handsome husband Brent Loucks.  It was a whole lot of fun, I got to meet amazing people, had my face on billboards, the money was good and my ego loved the attention.  smile  A big fish in a little pond.

But…there was a small voice inside of me that kept asking “Is this as good as it gets?”.  The more I tried to ignore that voice the louder it got.

It was confusing.  I was having fun, life was good.
‘What’s the matter with me’ I thought, ‘Why can’t I just be satisfied?’.

Well, the truth is I was bored.  I needed to stretch.  I needed to grow.
I needed to learn.

I needed a change.  The only problem was radio was all I knew.   

So what did I do?  I did what anybody would do.  I ignored it.
If I didn’t think about it, it would go away.  Right?

And then it happened….my turning point.

Say Yes!I woke up one morning in July and I was 35.  

I had two choices.  Settle for good enough and do nothing.
Or do something and change my life.

It was a rough summer.  I had a war raging in my head.  The soft voice that had been with me for so long kept saying ‘this could be exciting’,  ‘you can do it’, ‘you’ll figure it out’, ‘it’ll be okay’, ‘trust yourself’.  But then a louder voice would shout ‘who do you think you are?’, ‘you’re going to fail’, ‘you’ll be a laughing stock’, ‘it’s too risky’, ‘you’ll never do it’.

By now you probably know which voice I listened to and what choice I made.

In September, at age 35, I started University.  I completed 3 Degrees (two of them while still working on the morning radio show).  And then I started a Counselling business with zero experience. That was 17 years ago and the business is still going strong.

It has been exciting and terrifying, stressful and joyous, overwhelming and empowering.

I said ‘Yes’ to creating a life I LOVEbut most importantly I said ‘Yes’ to myself.

And as you might have guessed…that soft voice is once again whispering to me.  Telling me to stretch, to grow, to learn and to share my experience so that others can say ‘Yes’ to themselves and create a life they LOVE.

If you’re at a turning point in your life (or you feel like you’re heading towards one) I’d love to help you.  I work with a small number of clients each year.  If this sounds like something you might be interested in, I hope you’ll consider working with me.
You can book a session with me here. 

What I know for sure is that one thing is certain.  There will always be change.
It’s just so much better when we choose it rather than having change forced upon us. 

I also know that when I’m feeling over the moon excited about a change I want while at the same time being $%^#! scared…I’m on to something.  I know I’m heading in the right direction.

I look forward to helping you through your excitement and your $%^#! scared moments.

Together, we’ll make things great things happen.

Cheers,
Penney

 

Hi!  I’m Penney

Just like many people, when I realized how life has been on hold for the last two years with the pandemic it was a huge motivator for me.  Time is such a precious commodity and I want to make sure I’m not wasting any of it.

It has been a hard time for everybody.
Some people still have lingering anxiety, uncertainty and stress.  I suspect that if we don’t take steps to lessen our stress, anxiety, overwhelm and uncertainty, that we make continue to feel the effects for a long time to come.

And we’ve been through so much change.

I’ve got experience with change and as difficult as change may be, I know that things will get better.

One of the biggest changes in my life happened when I was smack dab in the middle of a very successful Radio Broadcasting career.  They were heady days.  Working on the morning show at CKOM with my handsome husband Brent Loucks.  It was a whole lot of fun, I got to meet amazing people, had my face on billboards, the money was good and my ego loved the attention.  smile  A big fish in a little pond.

But…there was a small voice inside of me that kept asking “Is this as good as it gets?”.  The more I tried to ignore that voice the louder it got.

It was confusing.  I was having fun, life was good.
‘What’s the matter with me’ I thought, ‘Why can’t I just be satisfied?’.

Well, the truth is I was bored.  I needed to stretch.  I needed to grow.
I needed to learn.

I needed a change.  The only problem was radio was all I knew.   

So what did I do?  I did what anybody would do.  I ignored it.
If I didn’t think about it, it would go away.  Right?

And then it happened….my turning point.

Say Yes!I woke up one morning in July and I was 35.  

I had two choices.  Settle for good enough and do nothing.
Or do something and change my life.

It was a rough summer.  I had a war raging in my head.  The soft voice that had been with me for so long kept saying ‘this could be exciting’,  ‘you can do it’, ‘you’ll figure it out’, ‘it’ll be okay’, ‘trust yourself’.  But then a louder voice would shout ‘who do you think you are?’, ‘you’re going to fail’, ‘you’ll be a laughing stock’, ‘it’s too risky’, ‘you’ll never do it’.

By now you probably know which voice I listened to and what choice I made.

In September, at age 35, I started University.  I completed 3 Degrees (two of them while still working on the morning radio show).  And then I started a Counselling business with zero experience. That was 17 years ago and the business is still going strong.

It has been exciting and terrifying, stressful and joyous, overwhelming and empowering.

I said ‘Yes’ to creating a life I LOVEbut most importantly I said ‘Yes’ to myself.

And as you might have guessed…that soft voice is once again whispering to me.  Telling me to stretch, to grow, to learn and to share my experience so that others can say ‘Yes’ to themselves and create a life they LOVE.

If you’re at a turning point in your life (or you feel like you’re heading towards one) I’d love to help you.  I work with a small number of clients each year.  If this sounds like something you might be interested in, I hope you’ll consider working with me.
You can book a session with me here. 

What I know for sure is that one thing is certain.  There will always be change.
It’s just so much better when we choose it rather than having change forced upon us. 

I also know that when I’m feeling over the moon excited about a change I want while at the same time being $%^#! scared…I’m on to something.  I know I’m heading in the right direction.

I look forward to helping you through your excitement and your $%^#! scared moments.

Together, we’ll make things great things happen.

Cheers,
Penney

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