Personal Journey

Join us for a weekend of intensive coaching in a small group environment to help you break through old patterns or take a giant step towards a goal.

Who's it for?

Are you at a crossroads in your work or life? Would you benefit from a supportive environment to work out what do do next?

Or do you have an important goal you want to achieve and need some help to figure out how to make it happen?

Or do you want to break a pattern of behaviour that is past its sell-by date - and need a highly skilled facilitator to help you.

Or do you simply want some quality time to think about an issue in more depth than your regular routine allows?

What will I gain?

Our Personal Journey weekend is an opportunity to clarify for yourself what you want and how to achieve it. By engaging in a series of clean coaching sessions over a short period of time, you will be opening yourself to the possibility of new and lasting shifts in perspective or the transformation of past problems. And you will gain the motivation and support you need to move forward

What's involved?

The weekend starts with participant introductions and together you’ll set some ‘ground rules’ (e.g. around confidentiality) for the two days. Your coach will then work with each person in turn, starting with the question, “What would you like to have happen?”

Once you have a clear sense of your desired outcome, you’ll be invited to pay attention to it in other ways, such as mapping your metaphor landscape, researching your symbols, or writing. (We have reference books on hand to help you make sense of the symbols and metaphors that emerge in your work.)

Once your inner world has been activated in this way, you are likely to start gaining new insights. Perhaps different paths will open up, or maybe you’ll discover (or be reminded of) new aspects of yourself – so there’ll be plenty to think about.

During subsequent facilitated sessions, you can choose which direction you want to explore next, based on what’s happened so far. No two journeys are alike.

The weekend format gives you an opportunity to ‘sleep on it’ and people often gain important new insights overnight.

As the weekend continues, your coach will encourage you to consider what needs to happen (both in your metaphor landscape and in ‘real life’) for you to achieve your desired outcome, and to form an action plan for when you return home. ]

While this is very much a personal journey we have found that many participants derive extra benefit (e.g.: meeting like-minded people; knowing they are not alone, gaining ideas) from working in a respectful and supportive group setting.

The topic you choose to consider over the weekend is completely up to you. And in order to make the most of your time with us, we suggest you spend time beforehand considering your answer to, “What would you like to have happen?” Aim to sum up what you want as clearly as possible. Your desired outcome can be as ambitious – or not - as you want it to be.

Here are a few desired outcomes others have chosen to work on:

  • “I want to become more self-referenced, rather than spending all my time satisfying others’ needs.”

  • “I am two years off retirement and I’d like to pack up earlier but I don’t know what I want to do.”

  • “I’d like to understand why I’ve got to be interested in so many different things.”

  • “I want to come away from this weekend being a more complete person in my own right. I want more self-belief.”

  • “I need to learn how to be more direct.”

  • “I want to be in control of my life and my work, not having decisions made for me by other people.”

Additional Information

NB. There will be between 4 and 6 participants per facilitator. This is to ensure that everyone gets the time and attention they need.

Additional information

What participants say

"Two things my new career requires of me are confidence and organisation. Thank you for your help in this. The weekend really did make a difference. I learned a great deal about myself and what I want. I'm still using my 'breastplate' to fight off doubts and fears - it really works well for me."

"I regularly attend Marian's Personal Journey weekends because of the benefits I receive from her facilitation and her ability to steadfastly adhere to a 'clean' philosophy of change. I can personally recommend her work."
Penny Tompkins

"The Personal Journey weekend enabled me to really get beneath the surface of some issues that have been whirling around my head for some time. It was extremely powerful."
Carol Taylor Consultant

"Over the two days of Personal Journey I have been able to face the unapproachable areas in myself, to deconstruct, clear and transform experiences which I have held since childhood. It is not an exaggeration to say this work is enabling me to change my life. One thing which stands out for me is having the direct experience of my deep inner knowing, which I offer others in my work but find much more difficult to do for myself."

Upcoming events

We're sorry - we don't have any events scheduled at the moment. If you have a small group (6 or more people) who are interested, we may be able to run the event in your area. Please contact us.

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