A Coaching Model By Stefanie Degen-Schmidt, Life Coach, UNITED STATES
My Niche LIGHT ON!
You deserve to enjoy a more fulfilling life.
I’m Stefanie, and I’m determined to guide you there as your Life and Mindset Coach.
Decide to say goodbye to being stuck, frustrated, and unfulfilled.
Explore the LIGHT of your Identity as your compass to discover Fulfillment.
Create the life you desire exploring what matters most to your heart and mind.
The LIGHT ON! The approach was developed to encourage and guide people to get unstuck and to discover a life full of meaning, joy, and fulfillment.
Are you feeling stuck in life or work?
Stuckness can look like you want to…
- improve your relationship or your health,
- get a new job, start a new career or a new business,
- have a better work-life balance,
- implement some new habits, or
- transform your entire life.
But then you are losing motivation to do anything about it.
- overwhelmed with your day-to-day juggling,
- stressed, frustrated,
- your battery is empty,
- life could be better or different,
- negative self-talk is making you unfulfilled and stuck.
You may be dealing with some challenges and inner conflicts:
- being too concerned about what other people think,
- being afraid to leave your comfort zone,
- being unsure of where to start,
- daily bad habits are holding you back,
- indecision, worry, and over-thinking robbing you of being present and enjoying life.
The best time to discover your more fulfilling life is now. LIGHT ON! has the power to transform and change the way you think, feel, and live. This is your chance to create a life of your design – full of meaning, joy, and fulfillment.
Let’s start your LIGHT ON! Journey.
My heart desires to make an impact, adding value and making a positive difference in peoples’ lives. I guide people holistically in change, transformation, and personal development processes.
My vision is to encourage people like you around the world to:
- discover and enjoy a more fulfilling life by exploring what matters most to your heart and mind,
- let your light shine, and
- make the world a brighter place.
I help you to realign your life with true desires and become the Creative Director of your life experience full of meaning and fulfillment. Therefore, I create a trustful space, a reliable structure and I support you on your LIGHT ON! Journey.
In my LIGHT ON! Approach, identity, heart’s desires, awareness, self-responsibility, and action are the decisive drivers for transformation processes.
Learn to live with greater clarity, growth, confidence, resilience, and joy.
LIGHT ON! Coaching Model
LIGHTis a symbol of your Identityasyour compass to discover Fulfillment
creating the life you desire.
This helps you navigate and explore a more fulfilling and joyful life in your way and at your own pace.
The acronym LIGHT ON stands for:
My model can be used as a structure for the coaching conversation and the process of transformation.
I will guide you on your Journey of discovering your Identity to move from where you are now to where you want to be. You will develop your Identity Map and implement an Action-by-Action System. You can become the Creative Director of your life- experience, unlocking your potential, discovering your values, strengths, passions, and achieving the success you desire.
My LIGHT ON! The coaching model is a 4-step process.
Learning about your Identity
Your coaching session begins with exploring your Identity-world. In a safe space, we do a deep dive and discover what matters most to your heart and mind. We explore your values, strengths, passions, feelings, thoughts, beliefs, behaviors, and habits. I will guide you to gain clarity about your Identity and to evoke awareness about who you are, who you want to become, and your environment, especially the people you surround yourself with, your job, how you spend your time and money.
You will develop your LIGHT ON! Identity Map.
- Clarification of Goals by listening to your Heart’s desires
As your coach, I guide you to realign your life with your Heart’s desires, to renew awareness of your Identity and your environment. We will focus on Goal setting and create a clear coaching agreement for a definite period and each coaching session. We will explore your current reality and what the life you desire could look like. We will explore your deepest needs. What is driving you? What are you hoping to achieve? What have you tried before? What has and has not worked?
How will you know you achieve your goal?
We will uncover the limitations which keep you from achieving what you want, what makes you feel stuck, overwhelmed, frustrated, stressed, or unfulfilled. I support you to evoke awareness or insights about these limitations and find your truth reframing your perspective to see things differently. It’s your perspective, your Mindset that determines your life experience, not your circumstances. We cannot always change our circumstances, but we can choose to change our perspective at any time by working on our Mindset. By changing the way we see something, reframing our perspective, everything can look very different. This awareness-creating shift in consciousness can help you see things in a whole new way and can lead to greater self-empowerment.
A small thought can create a huge Mindset shift which in turn can change your whole life. A new perspective in thinking opens new opportunities to explore various options available for your transition from your current state to your desired experience.
- Options and Navigation
Actions are the key to the change and to moving forward to achieving meaningful consistent results. Everybody has a choice to transform their life day by day action by action. I will guide you to generate ideas to integrate new awareness, insights, or learnings into your worldview and behaviors. You will develop your action plan for growth towards your desired outcome. You will define and prioritize clear action steps to move forward at your own pace. You will learn the art of creating a supportive environment, surrounding yourself with people who truly support you. I encourage you to envision every step, every barrier, every nuance so that you build success into your plan. The long-term strategy is to establish an Action-by-Action System of key steps that you need to take and implement consistently to achieve your desired outcome.
By using the LIGHT ON! Coaching Model, I will help you feel more confident and supported on your LIGHT ON! Journey of getting clarity about the life you desire. You will feel empowered in your ability to prioritize what is most important for you as you take consistent steps on your LIGHT ON! Journey.
You will develop resilience by experiencing what to do and how to respond when things don’t work out as expected. You will grow by exploring your resources and changing your life at your own pace. It takes courage, commitment, and action from your side. I will be your guide, encouraging and supporting you providing my coaching skills and learning on the structure with the LIGHT ON! Coaching Model.
MY Personal LIGHT ON! Journey
I am a Russian-German currently living in the USA with my husband and two small children. I decided to fulfill my heart’s desire to become a Certified Professional Coach to add value and make a positive difference in peoples’ lives.
Before I was clear about what my more fulfilling life would look and feel like, I was a career-driven corporate YES-girl – curious and passionate about leadership, personal development, and adding value in the corporate world. I spent 10 years in the automotive industry in Germany, Russia, and China. I was successful but not fulfilled. In January 2020 my family grew to four.
The pandemic challenged all of us in different ways to find our path through circumstances that stretched us. For my family and me, the last 2 years have been full of challenges, changes, choices, and big changes. Inspired by the book by John Strelecky “The Big Five for Life”, I did a deep dive with my heart and mind. I reflected on what truly matters to me, what my purpose is, what my strengths are, what I am passionate about, what makes me happy and feeling good, and what I enjoy in my life.
I created my BIG 5: LIGHT (Love, Impact, Growth, Health & Energy, Time & Travel), and developed an action plan, that I call: LIGHT ON!
Discovering Fulfillment: experiencing, feeling, seeing, enjoying everything important for my loved ones and me, is my personal LIGHT ON! Journey.
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