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Midlife is a call to greater freedom! 

MENTORING and COACHING
FOR WOMEN IN MIDLIFE WHO CHOOSE A BRAVE AND JOYFUL LIFE

Many women in midlife feel stuck, frustrated, broken, tired or never good enough. Put simply, my mentoring and coaching process for midlife women helps each client Befriend their True Self and handcraft a brave and joyful life in every season – even the hardest of them.

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The Messy Middle

There are times in our lives where we just feel stuck - especially in midlife (between 35 and 65).  We start to ask questions like,
 

  • why am I not enjoying my work / homelife anymore?

  • where am I going in my life?

  • how can I change my career or start something new?

  • why is everything suddenly so grey to me?

  • what now, as the children are on their own journey?

  • is this it?

It can feel confusing and disorientating, because what used to feel good, what used to get you excited and worked for you, just doesn't any more.  
If you're feeling like this and asking these questions, then the good news is, you are right on time my friend! 

It's amazing how very little this time is discussed and celebrated. Most of us fight our way through somehow...in silence, and this breaks my heart AND galvanises me to help reframe, change the narrative and grab the opportunity right in front of us. 

Midlife, sometimes called the 'second spring', is a potent time of change. It’s a time when we have a ton of experience and are looking for new ways to either scale back and/or pour our talents, skills, time and energy into something that's more fulfilling - without sacrificing our happiness and health! It's a time where we have the wisom to focus more on curating a life with intention, beyond the career or family.  It also means you can step into a new version of yourself…Not bringing the people pleaser, good girl, don’t rock the boat, say yes to everything version of you into your future.

This stage in life is precious. It is a real opportunity - dont miss it!

You’ve done the hard yards… 
 
Had the marriage (or not)
Raised the kids (maybe)
Created your career 
Navigated relationships the best way you can

WHEW!  You have done the work… and let’s be honest… it was WORK! 

But now it is time to find yourself again. 

Without question, midlife can be a doorway into our most satisfying stage of life. Once we make the decision to embrace it, we can find that elusive 'more' to life that you may have heard about, but suspected was for other people. It's full of opportunities to explore new ways of living and being. to create a brave, whole and joyful life.
If you're up for that, then read on!

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Gather in your Support System

One of the smartest, wisest and bravest things we can do is ask for and receive support! Social connection and support are essential for a brave and beautiful life and I’m a BIG believer in creating a system of people and resources to help us grow and thrive in every season.
 

Nothing brings me more joy than to walk alongside people at this stage in their life, helping them to uncover and discover new parts of themselves and new ways of being in the world that brings them more joy. And you my love, deserve to feel more joy!

Do you know what makes YOUR soul sing or lights you up? What gets you excited about your life again?

If you're feeling that sense of restlessness and stuckness, it's a sign you're ready for change and you’ve just found your best cheerleader, mentor, coach, accountability person and companion.

So if you've been dreaming of making a change OR you're not sure what to do next – then go ahead and book up with me.  Together we'll work out just what it is you're seeking and how to curate a life that feels joyful once again. I'll share great tips, tools, and fab ideas for finding your way back to what matters most.

Private spaces are limited and I’m usually booking several weeks out. So as soon as you’re ready, reach out!  If I have space, we’ll get you onto my calendar as soon as I can. Then after a few Qs to complete, we'll be ready for our first session.

Go for it, invest in your one wild and precious life!

FREE
Midlife Audit

Download your FREE midlife audit to help you gain clarity on your current midlife experience and identify actionable steps to embrace this phase with greater love and purpose.

Click here to download your
FREE Midlife Audit PDF

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About Me

Hi, I'm Deborah Berryman

And I'm so glad you're here! I'm passionate about helping people bust the midlife myths about what’s possible and navigate the sometimes murky waters of midlife. - getting you 'unstuck', so you can really thrive, not just survive.

I started my working life in a successful corporate career in finance, which was exciting and great fun - until it wasn't. Like so many people experience, the environment rewarded 'more' + poor self care (long hours and constantly connected) which over time, felt problematic to me. So in my mid 30s, I abandoned ship - became an entrepreneur and created a thriving yoga studio & national yoga teacher training centre. There is something really wonderful about turning a vision into a reality and having the freedom to curate a business and community that feels both meaningful and a force for good in the world. 

When perimenopause arrived in my early forties, something big shifted in me that took time and space to understand. I spent a while floundering, questioning everything about myself, who I was, who I wanted to be, what I wanted from this life and what was I bringing? How did I want my life to feel?

There was a longing to show up differently - in my work and my life - a yearning for more freedom, wholeness and joy. And so after 10 glorious years at the helm, I decided to reshape my life - selling the business to make more room for travel and adventure, relationships, joy and rest - while still enjoying great success in my work. The two are NOT mutually exclusive! 

I've spent over 20 years mentoring and coaching in different capacities - both inside my profession and privately. And now in my 50s, I'm asked again and again for support in navigating significant life events as menopause and midlife, and I love it! I offer the guidance, support, affirmation and wisdom I wish I'd have had along the way.  

My role is to challenge and support you while giving you the space to explore the myriad of possibilities available to you in this next chapter. Connect with me today and let's get started. 

My Approach - more than just a Coach

I offer compassionate and trauma-informed coaching and mentoring, along with hard-fought wisdom, to women in their midlife from different corners of the world who feel tired of the status quo, even a little beat up by life, and ready to do the stretching work required to walk in greater freedom, wholeness, and joy.

I weave together both mentoring and coaching as complementary and interrelated practices - that both guide and empower - offering a more flexible, personalised, and holistic support.  I balance these two aspects depending on the context - sometimes, you may need more guidance (mentoring), where I can share my experience, insights, advice, or best practices, or demonstrate a skill or a behavior. Other times, you may need more empowerment (coaching), finding your own solutions where I ask good questions, challenge assumptions and beliefs, and encourage self-reflection and action. Both approaches are seeped in mindfulness and compassion, so we can gently get to the deeper truths 

I’ll be your guide. Your accountability partner. Your support. Your cheerleader.  I’ll help you build resilience to name that truth, and find the courage to live in to it - creating more of what you want and need for more wholeness and joy.  
 
With my background in leadership, teaching and mentoring, I pull from multiple threads of experience and study, including my twork with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach as a Mindfulness Mentor, the wisdom from my studies with the Modern Elder Academy in Mexico (I'm a three time alum), and somatic embodiment and nervous system regulation that influences how we see and experience ourselves, others and the world around us.

But my most valuable credential, by far, no matter what skill or goal I’m helping my clients work toward, is that I’m doing the work, practicing alongside you. I consider myself a Fellow Traveller, in the thick of it, hands-dirty, heart-open, doing the messy, soul-stretching work to thrive forward, love myself well, contribute to the world in meaningful ways, and walk in freedom.

I offer my work as a mentor and coach. My work is not offered to diagnose, treat, heal, cure, or prescribe for any medical condition.



 

Mentoring and Coaching Packages

Fully customised, deeply transformative 1:1 mentorship and coaching with me to support you in navigating transitions and coming home to your true self.

1

NEW SHOOTS
1 month mentoring

A 30-minute no-obligation call to explore working together

 

4 private sessions (1 hour)
online or walking

 

Mentoring + Coaching plus transformational teachings you can apply to your life  immediately

Guided support to identify what's getting in your way - people pleasing, overthinking, communication, relationships, body image, stress management and more.

Strategies, support, reframing, tools, accountability, problem-solving and a place to explore and be curious.

 

Email and voicenote support between sessions
Monday - Friday (9am-5pm)
We can trouble shoot or simply support and encourage, helping you make the right adjustments to thinking and behaviour.

2

ALCHEMY
3 month mentoring

A 30-minute no-obligation call to explore working together

 

12 private sessions (1 hour)
online or walking

 

Mentoring + Coaching plus transformational teachings you can apply to your life  immediately

We move beyond 'head' level, master the skills of transformation, understand and fully embrace the EMBODIMENT of new ways of thinking and being in the world.

Guided support to identify what's getting in your way - people pleasing, overthinking, communication, relationships, body image, stress management and more.

Strategies, support, reframing, tools, accountability, problem-solving and a place to explore and be curious.

 

Email and voicenote support between sessions
Monday - Friday (9am-5pm)

We can trouble shoot or simply support and encourage, helping you make the right adjustments to thinking and behaviour.

3

DEEP DIVE
In Person Half Day Intensive

Kick start our partnership with a morning or afternoon in a mutually convenient location.


We’ll make significant headway into the transformations you seek and connect on a deeper level from the outset.


You'll leave with practical tools to take away and use for the duration of our mentorship.

READY TO CONNECT? 

Schedule a free 15 minute Zoom call where we can explore your challenges and goals, get to know each other to see if we are a good fit . You can ask questions about how I work and what to expect from your sessions.

Can't see a time that works? Just email with suggested days/times and I'll do what I can - hello@deborahberryman.com

Hope to see you soon!

Ready to get Unstuck?
Go ahead and book your 30min complementary
Discovery Call

 

A short session where we can both get clear on your specific situation and challenges. Together we'll work out just what it is you're seeking and how to curate a life that feels joyful once again.
 

I'll share great tips, tools, and fab ideas for finding your way
back to what matters most. 

CAN'T COMMIT RIGHT NOW,
but need Inspiration or SOS Help?

When I have space, I offer a one off 'SoS or Inspiration' session -

Perfect if you're new to coaching or unsure where to start

More affordable for those with limited budget

Enjoy the flexibility of booking a session when you need it.

Compassion Rate available: self-nominated and requires no proof or explanation.

Message me with a brief of summary of what bump in the road you're working through and available times

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