Inner Peace Pathways

by Deborah L. Dahl

Certified Life Coach, NLP Practitioner & Energy Healer

“Living life with unwavering faith, as a lotus does, ensures the most beautiful revival.”

Buddhist Proverb

Welcome! This is a sacred space for lives and hearts shattered by betrayal. It is my hope that you will find your pathway to healing here. My journey began when I discovered my ex-husband’s multiple affairs after 38 years of marriage. At that time, I did not believe healing was possible for me, even after months and months of therapy. I was a little better, but I was starting to believe that I would never be a whole person again. I had learned to cope with the trauma and the triggers. But that was not enough for me, I wanted more! I wanted to come out of this having my life and my experiences really mean something! I wanted to know I had not gone through this for nothing. That is how I felt, like nothing. I had been shattered into a million little pieces. I didn’t even feel like myself anymore! You might be in a similar space, and that is ok! I am here to give you hope that there is real healing after betrayal. I’m not going to lie to you…it is a lot of very hard, exasperating work! Can I be perfectly honest? If you are not ready and willing to do the hard work of healing, possibly even change your lifestyle, then this may not be your pathway.

Why the Lotus Flower?

The Lotus Flower grows in the deep mud, far away from the sun. But, sooner or later, the Lotus reaches the light becoming the most beautiful flower ever.

The Lotus flower is regarded in many different cultures, especially in eastern religions, as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Its characteristics are a perfect analogy for the human condition: even when its roots are in the dirtiest waters, the Lotus produces the most beautiful flower.

Life Coach

I need to tell you that I am not a licensed therapist. 

I am a Life Coach

There is a difference. During my healing I outgrew my therapist after a while, I was just done talking about what happened to me and I wanted to move on with my life. But I felt I still needed support and guidance, someone to show me the way forward. That is where having a Life Coach is very beneficial! A Life Coach is more like a trusted friend or mentor who is willing to tell you what you really need to hear in order to move forward on the pathway to healing after betrayal trauma. 

I am a certified Transformational Life Coach specializing in Betrayal Trauma. I can help you to learn new techniques and strategies to help you get unstuck from unhealthy patterns and behaviors. I am able to help you to train your brain to develop new ways of looking at old problems so that you can move past them.

NOTE: If you have not gone through therapy already, I highly recommend that you start there first. 

I am an NLP Practitioner

What is an NLP Practitioner? Nuero Linguestic Program or NLP was developed by Richard Bandler in the 1960’s. The NLP process taps into the sub-conscious and intution to enhance performance, to help people control their emotional state, and to stay focused on what you want from life. It incorporates specific Neuro-Linguistic Programming strategies and techniques designed to produce specific outcomes. Think of NLP in terms of “motivational strategies.”

As a certified NLP Practitioner I can help you make lasting and constructive change in your life, by focusing on solid solutions for your future instead of continually revisting the past trauma. NLP argues that people are not their behaviour and that when you accept yourself where you are then you are free to change behaviour.  You may not know this, but you already possess everything you need to succeed and to achieve the outcomes you want. All you need to do is to learn how to unlock the power inside of you. I can guide you how to do just that! NLP will give you the freedom to live the life you have always wanted to live.

I am an Energy Healer

What is an Energy Healer? Energy healing is a form of medicine with roots in ancient Eastern practices, some of them dating back 5,000 years. The principles around it are that everyone has an energetic life force know as chi, when your chi is not flowing, or gets stuck, it causes disorders or disease. Through energy healing practices we can release the blocks and get energy moving again. Much of stuck or stagnant energy is in the form or emotions. When we heal the emotions, we heal the mind and body. Simply stated, energy healing is the art of getting in touch with, and listening to, your body.

As an energy healer certified in Emotion Code, Emotional Freedom Technique, Ho’opononpono, Hypnotherapy and more, I can help guide you to releasing difficult and painful emotions that cause stress, triggers, pain, and disease.

It is my experience and belief that these three systems work best to bring healing to women experiencing the dibilitating effects of betrayal trauma. It has worked for me! I believe it can work for you too! Let me help you find the pathway to inner peace and healing.


The Pathways to Healing

The studio runs daily classes, where all levels are welcome. But if you’re a total beginner then we offer basic classes to help you find the confidence you need to get to know your body.

Pathway to Healing

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