Does your relationship need attention?

“I get confused about how I feel about my spouse.”

 

          Nancy’s answer….You now know an easy way to talk and feel safe at the same time.

“I want to tell him/her something and be listened to, not judged.”

         

          Nancy’s answer…You will be deeply listened to because you learned how to share.

 

“Should I think about divorce? I hate the thought of it!”

          Nancy’s answer…Divorce is NOT always the way out. Talking about your feelings comes first.

“I miss how we were in the beginning.”

          Nancy’s answer… Let’s return to your Relationship Map that Nancy helped you create.

“I worry that the kids hear us disagreeing or arguing.”

          Nancy’s answer…Your kids now see your respect for one another whenever you disagree.

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Here's what we can learn together:

  • Build and restore trust for each other

  • Great communication skills for any conversation

  • Ways to understand anyone you may be talking with

  • Know how to create healthy boundaries in relationships

  • Revived and renewed relationships with your family members

What is coaching?

You have heard so much about what coaching is but…with me as your guide, it is about you, your dreams, your specific problems that you are so ready to change and let go of. Maybe you feel anxious, gloomy or pessimistic, self-doubts, stuck, want to move forward, yet you just can't get moving. With coaching, moving through these issues happens easily, effortlessly, and simply.

I invite you to work together, partner together, and offer to help you be where you want to be in your life.  Your relationships will improve: work colleagues, your clients, your love partner, your best friend, your children, even your family members.  Maybe you want to tell one of these people what you are thinking about – or -- here’s the biggie – what you feel……BUT you already have their response in your head...they might want to change your mind, tell you you're wrong, give advice. I teach you an easy way to manage your conversations with each other, so the best outcome is already taken care of, without you being the instructor of HOW TO TALK TO EACH OTHER. Learn to ask for what you need and what you will give to the other person, BEFORE you even begin your conversation. Learn simple and easy ways to LISTEN to each other.   

Let's you and I take some time and talk about what you want so you can get you where you want to be! We find emotional issues or blocks and we assist them to dissolve. Maybe you want to let go of some weight, have better health habits, or improve your relationships. With a good solid plan to keep you on track, you and I  move you forward. Remember, I call my website Forward Action Coach for a good reason. Maybe hollering at your children is something you want to stop, maybe have good communication and respect in your home, maybe move up in your job, maybe resolve those "yes buts'' (these are the words we quietly say to ourselves when we think of having what we want) ....thoughts that have kept you from moving forward. You know what you want and would love a boost, a guide, a partner… a Coach!  ME!

Hi, I'm Nancy Polites. I have a deep respect for your unique differences that make you who you are. You and I will work together as a team. We’ll develop a tailored approach for you to resolve your life issues, minor and major. We do this in a confidential atmosphere, either in person or on the phone. You have a sense of safety that allows you to express your innermost desires and dreams. Together we face the blocks or stuck places that have kept your limiting beliefs about yourself in charge when you didn’t want them to be! Then you are in a position to heal and grow into who you were truly meant to be! This reflects my philosophy about helping people. I am passionate about the time I spend with you and will advocate for you to move forward, take action and to be your very best… In my practice, I have worked in many different settings including hospitals for children and adults, home health agencies, hospice, adult drug and alcohol recovery, adult day health centers and corporate environments.

Meet your coach

Education, Credentials and Specialties
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Services (M.S.S.) from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School in Pennsylvania. Other training includes courses in Life Coaching, Relationship Coaching, Couples Communications, Bioenergetics’ Therapies, Thought-Field-Therapy (TFT), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Workers

  • Southern California Yoga Teachers Association

  • American Network of Home Health Care Social Workers

  • Society for Clinical Social Work

  • Society for Social Work Administrators in Health Care

  • International Coach Federation

  • Life Partner Quest Alumnus

  • Coachville

  • ILCT Alumnus

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Some of my favorite quotes

"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
Aristotle

"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to death your right to say it."
Evelyn Beatrice Hall

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Why work with me?

STRESS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES     
Instant calming for your mind and body, even if you don’t know you are feeling stressed.  Your body produces cortisol and adrenaline and soon become elevated…. stop with one simple method.  Notice the vanishing feelings of nervousness, anxiety, fear.

 

QUICK PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS 
In team meetings or family gatherings.  Learn and practice the art of brainstorming to make good positive decisions.

DISCOVER YOUR SPIRITUALITY 
Remember how precious life was during moments that you cherished.  Rediscover the deeper side of you.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS     
In every important relationship, being a better listener enhances your presence in any setting – home, office, family dinners, friends. Here’s where you win points… with your intimate partner.

MEDITATION PRACTICES     
Cutting edge current practices that research says creates changes in your brain!  For the better, of course.

GROW PERSONALLY 
Boost your self-confidence, be more loving and kinder to family and friends, know, love, and express your values.

GET UNSTUCK 

Take Forward Action by creating your better mindset to get stuff done!  Learn quick tricks to move from doldrums to newness.

Take a look at Bob and Sally...

"This stuff really works!"  That was Bob, bursting with enthusiasm, plunk in the middle of our recent marriage session.  My calm comment, "I know," said it all.  I do know how remarkable it was for him. And for all other couples I have coached.  I was coaching Bob and his wife, Sally, through their calm and respectful conversation.  Raised voices were absent, sarcastic tones gone.  Just a few weeks ago, their 33-year marriage was close to ending.  And today.... after learning (practicing) how to talk with each other, how to listen to each other...a renewed desire for clear communication emerged.  Feeling safe with each other, they moved forward to a gentle respect and understanding. "Touchy" topics were initiated easily.  True connection between the two of them returned. 

To learn more about how I work with couples to help them enhance their lives, please call me for a free 30-minute exploration of how I can be of service to you.