Hi human! So grateful you’ve landed here. My name is Sarah McLachlan. As much as I want to tell you what I do, my degrees, certifications and trainings, I’ll save that for later on.
First I’m going to share my heart. I’m going to get intimate with you. Unravel the reason I’m here, doing this work.
I haven’t always been so ‘conscious’ or had any spiritual understanding. I was an experienced, kick-arse evidence-based Physiotherapist in sports private practice. I worked with high-end athletes, boosting performance and healing injuries through science and movement.
On the road, I was a fierce hill climbing, long distance cyclist who raced, and won often. For over 22 years I’ve been a force to be reckoned with on the bike – and I still race on my mountain bike today.
Being a fit, strong, powerful, determined, structured, achievement-orientated and motivated woman means a female very heavily in her masculine energy. An intimidating force for some.
But on the flipside… I had no idea how to “go with the flow”, be easy with life, gentle or fluid… to let things unfold was a foreign language… let alone ‘SURRENDER‘. That scary word was foreign and feared. It haunted me with notions of having ZERO control, not being able to do well, let alone ‘WIN at life’, and it certainly meant being in the driver’s seat in all my relationships.
Can you imagine how that went down in my relationship dynamics?
Add to this my BIG underlying issue that was destroying all my deep, heartfelt attempts to find and keep true love.
RELATIONSHIPS ARE MY BIGGEST WOUND. AND BIGGEST LESSON.
I have an abandonment wound. I’ve struggled with it my whole life.
But it surfaced most in my thirties when I struggled to KEEP A MAN.
I had no issue attracting men. It was keeping them that was the issue.
Because I never kept hold of myself.
I had the need for approval through performing well in my studies, achieving on the bike, proving myself in dancing, seeking and “doing” so much in RELATIONSHIPS… A need for validation and love from others.
Because I didn’t love myself.
I learnt to ‘DO’ all the things to fulfil this wound. Out of fear of being LEFT. Alone. ABANDONED.
Which let’s be honest… kept happening over and over again.
Out of fear, I tried to be perfect.
The perfect fit, the perfect woman, the perfect athlete, the perfect outfit.
Shaping and moulding myself. Forcing, actioning and pushing to WIN another’s HEART.
Rather than BEING the thing I desperately and dearly sought from others.
I abandoned myself for LOVE.
The thing about wounds is that they become unbearable, rampant and surface the most at a time when our soul or system deems it safe for us to fully see, or address, our being.
I MANIFESTED MY DREAM GUY… WHICH WAS MY ULTIMATE HEARTBREAK… & DEEPEST WOUND MADE MANIFEST
In my early days of understanding energy work, relationship dynamics and the laws of the attraction, I studied closely the work of Abraham Hicks. I set about clearing my energy, being aware of my attention and my way of being, and started to focus on feeling good.
I wrote up my Crystal Clear Clarity Columns, outlining in great detail my ideal partnership, his values, how he looked and all the things we did together. Just as any good manifestor will know – it starts with getting clear on your desires.
2 weeks later we matched via Tinder. And a month later he was made redundant from his FIFO role and moved into my brand new house which I’d built to share in my ‘dream partnership’.
To this day, I will always remember; He said “Baby, the universe wants us to be together. I’m coming home to be with you.” #dreamscancometrue
Fast forward 11 months to redesigning his house build together, having the cutest fur-baby puppy ready to pick up, an overseas trip together skiing with my best friends and a vision board with a 6, 12 and 36 month plan all detailed. I was living my ultimate, ‘picture-perfect’, dream life with the most handsome, conscious, fun guy that absolutely ADORED ME!
A week before Christmas, he called from work; “I’m not coming home.”
Within a week, his stuff was gone from the house.
I had my first and hugest panic attack. I thought I was going to literally die as I lay on the floor unable to breathe.
Not. This. Again.
I’m broken. What is wrong with me? How could he DO this to me? What about all our love? The stories and inner dialogue were so fierce.
HE LEFT FAST. I WAS DEVASTATED. DAMAGED. ABANDONED.
The most powerful thing I ever did was get a coach who quickly went to work on my core belief system, inner child, wounds and stories. Family patterns.
I learnt first hand that often we attract a person because our system WANTS to play out the wound and see our internal stories PROVEN RIGHT.
This was my WOUND RELATIONSHIP – it came together to allow BOTH of us to address our core operating systems.
And it took TIME.
It is all about the relationship I have with ME.
“Self love is the precursor to true love.” – Sarah McLachlan
To you, the magnificent human reading this…
I see you in your suffering.
I feel you in your self-punishment and internal battles.
I hear you in your unrelenting stories of pain and repeat patterns of loss.
And, I know you are worthy of love… and that you are inherently loveable.
Just as you are.
I know change is 100% possible for you.
I know for certain that you CAN have the relationship, and joy-filled life, you deeply crave in your heart and soul.
I have hit rock bottom. I’ve done the work.
I know you resurface and come back to life shining brighter, bolder and more confident than EVER before.
True change – change that lasts with you a lifetime – comes from getting to the roots.
It comes from getting to the core wound of why you self sabotage.
It comes from uncovering the PAW PRINTS we all carry. Examining where they came from.
Shining the light on them. Lovingly shifting and realigning truth. Re-wiring and re-firing our neural system.
Transcending, evolving and growing into YOUR wholeness.
I’m here to help you step away from all your unique sabotaging patterns, all the ways you are subconsciously working AGAINST what it is you want… because you too want it so badly…
Wait for it – Sometimes the patterns show up outside our relationships too. The PAW PRINTS we all establish at a very young age are running the show for us. In our health. In our work. In all the outcomes in our life to date.
My wish and intention for you is that you SHINE in fulfilling, connected relationships and live the life you want!
I am exploding with passion to help you create and ignite connection. Align, attract and amplify EPIC relationships. No more dead end dates, repeat heartbreak and loneliness.
Trust me, I’ve been there too.
My soul’s mission is to empower you to consciously define, co-create and THRIVE in your dream life, with real love, incredible energy and absolute JOY.
To curate your OWN deeply loving relationships, aligned with what truly lights you up, through self love, self empowerment and radiating confidence.
I am your Connection Coach.
I am here to help empower you to ignite true love and create the joy-filled life YOU desire. I help you connect the dots. Connect to your truth. Connect you to YOU.
Which ultimately, aligns, attracts and amplifies EPIC relationships… and so much more delicious juiciness in life!
I am fully trained as a neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) coach as well as:
– Timeline Elicitation
– Inner Child Healing
– Family Ancestral Healing and Patterns
and so much more!
I have extensive experience myself in the language and energetic healing of our bodies, emotional suppression and trauma release.
I believe everything is energy.
I believe in our body’s innate ability to heal itself in the right environment and ecology.
I believe emotions hold energetic frequencies.
I believe the universe has our back.
I believe everything happens FOR us, not to us.
I believe the only thing PERFECT in life is TIMING. And that the universe orchestrates everything for our opportunity for evolution and for our highest good.
Above all, I believe in you. x
MULTIPLE HEALTH DIAGNOSES & THE BODIES HEALING CAPACITY
I first found deep healing through my own health battlefield. At just 22 years old, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, amenorrhea, osteopenia, crazy low iron… the Female Athlete Triad. What I now know is a woman who is completely outside her feminine energy and embodiment.
I went 3 years of not having my period. The doctors scanned my brain for tumours, wanted to put me on hormone replacement therapy and I was tested for Celiac Disease… I was filled with medications and continued my life-long eczema and asthma struggles intensely.
I had my own Endocrinologist, Gastroenterologist and two Gynaecologists at 22 years old.
In my thirties, add to my health dossier antidepressants, more hormone elevating prescriptions and Phenergan for a horrible extreme atopic dermatitis flare up which included UV treatment twice a week with a Dermatologist… and I’ll have you know, racing the UCI World Gran Fondo Championships here in Perth in 2016 didn’t quite go to plan thanks to all this medication!
Fortunately, during this period, the start of my journey into alternative medicine commenced. We worked on my suffering, out-of-whack body using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and looking deeper into my beliefs and mindset.
This process was extremely difficult for me at the time, as I was (and still am) a science nut who wanted to know what we were doing and WHY. I was definitely NOT into alternative anything. So I just accepted my inability to understand, let go a little and carried on in hope it would help. AND IT DID.
My knowledge of the powers of alternative ancient medicine grew enormously as I watched, experienced and felt my body change like magic. No pill, cream or sucking required. Just strange tasting brown tea made from all sorts of ground up elements from the earth.
Not only did my health improve, my old belief system of what we should do when we are unwell, sick, dis-eased or ‘not quite right’ (ie. go to the doctor) was completely blown out of the water. As a result, I am now very openly ‘anti-medication’. Sure, there is a time and place for modern medicine, but I choose to avoid it. That is my prerogative, and I have come to experience and know there is another way! I don’t want chemical, synthetic crap in my body. No thank you. And then need another prescription to work on the side effects of the first drug? No thank you.
UNIVERSITY & STUDIES
I completed my studies as a Physiotherapist just before my health started to speed down hill. I trained in Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Certification straight out of uni so I could teach others about their intricate body systems work.
I initially created this online space MOVETRAINGLOW as a blog to share knowledge, educate and empower others. To guide and motivate others their journey to holistic, full bodied wellness.
I believe that a place of complete, ‘holistic’ wellbeing stems not only from what you do with your body to move or exercise, but to what you utilise to energise or heal your system.
And of course, this includes what thoughts occupy your mind. I believe your thought patterns and what you truly believe will create and shape your life and future.
One of my biggest passions is to embody and uphold the gift of health.
Not only to allow my best life to unfold, but to inspire and motivate others to be at their greatest health as well.
I thrive in the realm of helping others. And when I say health, I’m referring to physical, mental, emotional, environmental and beyond.
I’ve been a Physiotherapist in private practice for over 15 years now. I LOVE teaching people how to move their bodies the way they are designed to move.
I strongly believe that health and wellness is anchored so closely to nature.
Why does it feel so nourishing and supportive to be in fresh air, buried in the depths of beautiful trees? Why do we become so invigorated, at ease and refreshed, at the same time, in the ocean? Why is it that those first and last golden rays of sunshine elevate your soul?
You know how it feels; that feeling of gentle sunlight on your skin. Divine. I LOVE LOVE THE OUTDOORS.
I am blessed to live in an untouched, magnificent part of the world in Western Australia. It’s pristine beaches, Karri forests and expansive iconic landscape is HEAVEN for my eyes and my soul.
I feel Mother Nature provides us with what our bodies need.
WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME…
I am an elite road and mountain bike cyclist and I ride 10-15 hours a week on average. I’ve represented Australian on 3 separate occasions, in both Junior and Elite Open levels.
In 2018, I rode across France, the ‘Raid Pyrenean’ across the Spanish border and Pyrenées. It covered over 750km & 14,500m elevation in 5.5 days. Crossing multiple mountain passes in a single day.
I love climbing. The longer the climb the better. I loved it, but yes, I was somewhat smashed thereafter! Which I write about in “Why aren’t you racing?” One of (Many) Lessons in 2018.
I suck at pronouncing big words (like phlegm!)
I surf often with my super talented surfing partner. I bodyboard and longboard – I love my 8’6″ mal!
I was born in Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA. Yes, a “Shire Girl” from the Sutherland Shire. My parents still live in the same house I was brought up in in Sylvania. I spent most of my childhood away camping in the outback with my younger brother.
I have danced all my life. From being a tiny tot, jazz, modern, ballet, tap… I attended Sydney Dance Company during university for Hip Hop dancing. I pole dance on and off for 10 years now.
I get severe cranky pants when I’m cooped up inside too long like a caged tiger or if I sit still for too long.
I love exquisite wine (preferably red) and outstanding coffee. Yes. I am a proud Coffee Snob. These are non-negotiables to living a balanced life. Thus my post on The 6 BEST Coffee Spots in Dunsborough.
I’m supremely happy and most at peace at the beach. Or in wide open green space, or mountainous high altitude!
I thrive on helping others to succeed and strongly believe that what your mind perceives is what you create in your life. Timing is everything.
This is me. I own it all.
It’s created the health-conscious, crazily active and constantly outdoors human I am today.
Thank you for joining me in this space.
Get excited for what magic the future holds.
Let’s journey together. Come and walk with me.
Sarah Mc x
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