Sometimes We Need a Nudge



I was pulling out of my driveway one day not too long ago and I spotted something unusual near the curb.  I got out of my car to get a closer look and saw that it was a turtle lying on its back.  I wasn’t sure whether or not to disturb the little guy.  Then I surmised that it must have been  attempting to climb up the curb when it fell backward onto its shell.  I gave it a soft roll onto its front and watched it slowly makes its way again.  Poor thing just needed a gentle nudge. 


Sometimes I too just need a little nudge.  The key is finding the right kind of nudge.  I don’t particularly like being told what to do and I don’t like it when others feel the need to take over.  However, talking with someone I trust, someone who has my back and is willing to help me uncover my own strengths and sources of motivation is what makes all the difference in the world to me.  That’s what has helped me move in the right direction and with renewed enthusiasm as well!  That’s what has enabled me to tap into my own truths.

Sometimes the hardest part is asking for help.  Now granted, the turtle on its back was clearly not able to do this – but YOU can!  Are you at a point in your life where you might need a little nudge to shift over to what you really want to be doing?  You know there’s something that could be different in a great yet perhaps intimidating way, and you’re just not sure how to take the next step. 

After…and on his way.


I can help if you’re ready.  Need a little nudge?

Go here to register for a FREE sample coaching session.  See for yourself what life coaching is all about and determine whether or not that “nudge” can help bring your ideas to action.

Make it happen!

Warmly,  Laurie


Laurie Leinwand is a Professional Life Coach assisting clients with a variety of personal and professional life issues. Ideas 2 Action Life Coaching encompasses Laurie’s work as a life coach for women and men, career life coach and work-life balance coach.

Some of the topics of focus in her practice as a professional life coach are assisting and supporting individuals that are stay at home parents (stay at home moms and dads are constantly forced to adapt to their current circumstances as their children grow and change) as well as those returning to work. Laurie works with people reentering the workforce who are unsure of their direction and interested in cultivating professional development skills and support.

Laurie also provides personal development assistance with regard to powerful issues such as how to make a change in your life and finding fulfillment and your life purpose. In addition, she works with clients interested in learning how to say no and setting boundaries.

Ideas 2 Action Life Coaching is located in Randolph, NJ and services the surrounding communities of Morristown, Denville, Parsippany, Florham Park and Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, though much of her coaching is done on the phone and is accessible to clients worldwide.  Laurie is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the New Jersey Professional Coaches Association (NJPCA).

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