Self-confidence coaching

Inhale confidence, exhale doubt. Be the light you already are.

What does it mean to be self-confident?

Being self-confident means that you are secure in who you are and in your abilities. A core value of self-confidence is trusting yourself. There are some people who have a natural ability to be confident, but for most of us, self-confidence is something we choose to learn. A lack of self-confidence shows in the words we speak, the way we act, the way we feel about ourselves and the way we carry ourselves. Low self-confidence has an impact not only on ourselves and our ability to function but on all areas of our lives; our relationships, our careers, our health, our lifestyles and our expectations of how the world will treat will us.

Do you lack self-confidence?

When you are around other people do you often feel:

• Shy and uncomfortable?
• Do you wish you could blend in the background and go unnoticed?
• Do you mould yourself around what you think others expect of you?
• Do you feel that no one would notice if you were not there?
• Do you criticise and judge yourself often?
• Do you speak harshly about yourself and to yourself?
• Do you find it difficult to relax around others and in your own company?
• Do you feel like you have no direction in life?

If you have answered yes to some or most of these questions, it is likely that you have low self-confidence and limited beliefs about yourself and what you believe you can achieve in life. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could re-shape your view of yourself and create a new story for your life, one in which you are happy, thriving and content with who you are?

Book a free introductory call and learn how I can help you transform your life.

Do you lack self-confidence?

When you are around other people do you often feel:

• Shy and uncomfortable?
• Do you wish you could blend in the background and go unnoticed?
• Do you mould yourself around what you think others expect of you?
• Do you feel that no one would notice if you were not there?
• Do you criticise and judge yourself often?
• Do you speak harshly about yourself and to yourself?
• Do you find it difficult to relax around others and in your own company?
• Do you feel like you have no direction in life?

If you have answered yes to some or most of these questions, it is likely that you have low self-confidence and limited beliefs about yourself and what you believe you can achieve in life. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could re-shape your view of yourself and create a new story for your life, one in which you are happy, thriving and content with who you are?

Book a free introductory call and learn how I can help you transform your life.

How can self-confidence coaching help me?

Self-confidence coaching guides you through a process of learning to love who you are and let go of the things you believe to be limiting. There are many ways to do this but the most common of these is training your brain to think more positively and learning to speak more positively. Another aspect is understanding why you have such poor opinions about your ability and how this has impacted on your life. Through self-confidence coaching, you are supported through letting go of the old beliefs that are no longer serving you and creating new beliefs to better support a happier version of you. The biggest Influence in your level of success is self-confidence. If you want to achieve your goals and objectives, you absolutely must have enough self-confidence to see it through.

Self-confidence coaching can help you to peel away all the layers of protection you have built up over the years, and uncover the truest version of you. With permission to become great, and support from someone who believes in you, your entire life could change. Improving self-confidence opens up so many pathways to better understanding life and enjoying it to the fullest. Believe in yourself, love yourself; after all, you are with yourself forever.

Self-confidence coaching will help you to achieve…

• A greater sense of happiness in life
• Liking who you are and being comfortable in your skin
• Speaking more lovingly and positively about yourself
• Motivation to eat more healthily and exercise
• Believing in and sticking by your opinions and ideas
• Being comfortable in social settings
• Speaking in a group
• Improved quality of relationships by looking at how you interact with others and how their response changes when you do
• A sense of excitement when new opportunities present themselves, rather than terror
• Accomplishing more of what you’d like to
• A clearer sense of direction
• A greater sense of trust in yourself and the world
• Recognition and respect from others

What my clients say

"If you feel that your long-held beliefs and deep rooted problems are holding you back in life, then I can recommend this course to you. Over two days, the counseling and encouragement triggered a catalyst for me to begin a journey of self-discovery, all within a safe environment with others who felt the same way."

Sarah (Guernsey, Channel Islands) 2005

"I feel that the structure of the course would challenge anybody and their boundaries on many levels. I cried a lot during the weekend but maybe that was meant to happen. I didn’t feel sad after we finished the sessions each day, drained yes, but not sad. Optimistic in fact, because you’ve been given some tools to help you cope with stress and problems in your life from now on in. I learned something important too that I deserved to be happy. A lot of the time I don’t think that I do … The Louise Hay workshop has left a lasting imprint on my heart and I will never forget the women I met or what we all learnt about ourselves and from each other with the help of our tutors. Going back to what I said at the start, I am so glad I took part and I would highly recommend this course to anyone."

Alne (Lusty Beg, Belfast)

"I saw her (chiropractor) this morning and she said it was the first time in four years that she has been able to adjust my lower back its thanks to the wonderful work you helped me with last weekend. All my emotions were ‘stored’ down there and I was holding on to them for dear life! Now that I’ve been able to let go emotionally, my body has been able to let go as well. I am so much better off since meeting you... The work we did has had a wonderful effect on my life! I can now truly see each new day as a gift, without needing to look backwards or forwards. Thanks to the lessons you taught me, my life has a whole new meaning and it is so liberating to be able to leave the old behind… Keep up the wonderful work that you are doing!"

Joanne (Johannesburg) 2008

"GETTING ALONG MARVELLOUSLY!!! I am really astounded (and believe me when I say this – it takes a lot to move me). I am more positive and getting more so. My outlook has changed completely (more positive thoughts and so forth). The reason for all this is: On Tueday last week got phoned from a hotel group that previously did not approve my application – went for interview last Friday (awaiting positive results) and on Wednesday last week my current employer offered me a higher position and remuneration and so forth (I have wanted this for the last 6 months or more – new job and higher income). Things, (big and small) seem to really fall in place.”

Lucas (Johannesburg) 2008 

"I attended the ‘love yourself, heal your life’ course this weekend with Gaelene and I can’t even express how awesome it was. I felt as if the content was ‘written’ especially for me and it is going to push me over that last little hurdle after which, I plan to never ever look back on this dark time. I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the life changing course this weekend. I cannot believe how much it has helped me and how much it feels like I have been lifted out of a very deep, dark hole. I am aware that this was not the only thing that has helped me (and gratefully so, because then I would doubt the longevity thereof) but it certainly was pivotal and I will forever be grateful for your time. I would highly recommend this to anyone. Thank you so much."

Theresa (Johannesburg) 2008

"This workshop has truly transformed my life! While I had read books on the subject the workshop really brought these ideas and principles to life, bettering my understanding of them and their relevance to my life. The exercises in the workshop really helped me see the negative beliefs I had – some I was aware of, and some that I had no idea existed until the workshop. The exercises were facilitated in such a way that I always felt safe, feeling free to discover my beliefs and patterns, but secure in the sense that a loving and experienced facilitator was guiding my journey. The take home materials and CD’s have really allowed me to apply the techniques to my everyday life. The most important element of the workshop for me was that I felt I could truly be and explore who I really am. The environment that Gaelene creates is a warm, loving space where unconditional acceptance and safety are a given. I highly recommend this workshop to everyone, whether you are looking to make changed, or just merely want to improve your quality and understanding of life."

Lara (Johannesburg) 2007

"On a more profound note, the past week and a bit have been extremely challenging in so far as life throwing everything at me to test the newly leant belief system. It has been harrowing to say the least, but I have survived with a lot more positivity becoming my reality. I also wake up singing ‘I love myself…’ and have been doing so since last week."

Liz ( Johannesburg) 2008

"Thank you for all the support and encouragement you give so generously! We are blessed to have you!"

Karin (Johannesburg) 2008

"Just want to say thank you for the course this weekend I thought I was not going to learn something new for a youngster like you but at the end I really got emotional and that’s what I needed just to see every time is a new journey and you (ma) go with the flow with what comes up… Thank you!"

Rene (Johannesburg) 2008

"Gaelene gave me the tools and wisdom to find my truth, and to finally like the person that I am. She has a quiet, gentle strength which I came to rely on quite a bit in my journey of self discovery."

Coralee (Johannesburg) 2016

"I indeed entered a new chapter after the wonderful course I did with you three years ago. I am engaged to be married, to my ex husband. Its been a wonderful two years back together (after 5 years of divorce). Our daughters are so happy and still ‘congratulate’ us on a daily basis. Who would have thought?"

Charinne (Johannesburg) 2016

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I’m Gaelene, a qualified social worker with practices in JHB and Durban, I specialise in creating a safe space for people who feel lost and paralysed by their experiences. A space where people feel accepted and supported through their journey whilst reclaiming the greatest version of themselves.

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