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Values at the Core

will not fuck withIn an effort to boost my sales, and to gather info to pass along to my clients, I’ve have been participating in a bunch of “6-7 figure” webinars and classes lately. Some of it has been interesting, but the most valuable thing that this endeavor has delivered for me is clarity. Thanks to a bunch of intensely salesy folks trying to convince me that I too can “live the dream,” I have been able to get really clear on some things that just do not sit right with me, and a few things that really, really do.
One thing I’m abundantly clear on: I’m not sure that my dream is the same as the dream presented in the glossy presentations and slick, tricky words. I feel pretty damn certain that my biggest, deepest, most dear dream consists of me never stepping out of integrity in order to land a conversion.
I’m grateful for the hours spent (not wasted) on webinars full of techniques I will never use. Those hours spent have brought me solidly back to my core. So, from my core to yours, here are some promises. They stem from my core values of sustainability and accessibility.
 
As your (prospective) coach, I will not fuck with your sense of self.
You know, this seems like a thing that should be a given. But it’s not! There are some unscrupulous folk out there presenting themselves as coaches. So let me make it explicit. Here are some ways I will not fuck with you:
  • I will never encourage you to go into credit card or loan debt in order to afford my programs.

  • I will not guilt you into signing on. (That old, “If you really believed in your work,” line is so grating and demeaning. The fact that you are looking into coaching or courses is proof enough that you believe in your work.)
  • If you are committed to the work, I will work with you to create an affordable payment plan, partial barter, or work trade situation that works for both of us.
  • I will not overload you with “extras” that you can’t keep up with, and then blame your lack of keeping up with the material for lack of movement.
  • I will not shame you for your “blocks” or “mindsets.”
As your coach, I WILL support you in working from your core values.
Core ValuesOne would hope that all coaches would offer this promise. However, many coaches seem to feel that it’s their job to retrain your values. I would never do that unless you first requested that we focus on values work, and if we agreed to do the work together of values transformation. In which case, we could do that, and effectively.
I honestly love doing values work. But it is not a thing to trifle with, or even to engage consciously with without full, conscious consent. Without your permission that category of work veers severely into the unethical.
So instead of fucking with your values, I will support you in defining them, and then working from them. No bullshit: your core values are where your power comes from. Let’s work to make sure they are aligned, tuned up, and that you are moving forward from your absolute, powerful, glorious core. Here are some promises from mine:
  • I will give you action steps that will help you to keep moving forward.
  • I will chat things out with you between sessions.
  • I will treat you exactly the same, whether you are paying the full amount up front, are on a payment plan, are working a partial trade, or are on scholarship.
  • I will help you find solutions within your budget – I will not pressure you into high dollar-amount solutions that will deplete you.
  • I will share all my low-dollar amount hacks so you can do cool things with low investment.
  • I will help you to shape your business to fit your personal values. The family comes before work? And so they should! Family night is sacred? Good. Your mental health requires certain habits? It’s awesome that you know that. Let’s start there, and work to maintain your core values at The Core of your work.

Ready to sign on? Let’s do it. I have two openings RIGHT NOW! Grab one today.

Testimonial:

14123953_10154463593486100_707007055_o“Lasara’s direct and intuitive approach to goal setting and task management have been extremely motivating for me and have helped me to create a plan for getting my massage business tracking the way I would like to see it. In addition, she took the added time to help me work through any blocks that came up along the way, teaching me tools that I can use in the future should I encounter areas of difficulty.

Lasara also encouraged me to start budgeting personally as one of the steps to getting my business finances on track, and that has helped me with setting personal financial goals (getting out of debt, building good credit, starting a savings.) I can honestly say that without that nudge from her I would not be using the tools I am now to better my position financially, which will in turn allow me to invest more dollars into my business.

Since beginning my work with Lasara six weeks ago, I have partnered with a graphic designer to rebrand my business, launched a new website, and created a solid plan for generating leads as well as added some useful skills for client retention.

The time and money invested in coaching with Lasara has already more than paid for itself. I highly recommend her services to anyone needing some guidance or an extra push in the right direction! ”
– Omy Keyes, Entrepreneur, NM

I have a couple openings for new clients. Are you ready to move forward?
SIGN ON NOW.

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25% off All Items in the Holiday Gifts Category of My Store!

Pop on over to my store and check out my holiday gift items! These items are not guaranteed to arrive by xmas, but they are 25% OFF! And, if you like, I can send you a personal note detailing your order so you can wrap THAT up and put it under the tree if the item doesn’t arrive before Xmas. A couple of the gifts are electronic delivery, so these WILL be there in time.

IMG_2127For example, get your loved one the gift of some deep New Year transformation and renewal! The Mind, Body, and Spirit New Year Renewal coaching program  is a three week, one-on-one program that offers a sweet start to the new year. At $149 it’s already an amazing value, and at 25% off it’s easy to give the gift of a profound new year. BONUS: you can add a second program at half price, and give yourself the gift of renewal as well.

Use code XMASCLOSEOUT at checkout.

Speaking of gifting yourself, if you’re finished shopping for others maybe it’s time for gifts for YOU? You may be your own best Santa. Obviously no one knows what makes you happy quite like YOU do.

If you want to go even deeper into your process you can commit to the One-on-One Winter Coaching program. Renewal your sexual healing and relationship with self with the Sexy Witch Gift Package. Or if you just want some sweet, innocent fun, maybe a Seasonal Fower Crown?

Use code XMASCLOSEOUT at checkout.

My micro batch, magickal, seasonal, blended oils have been very popular. There are only a few available, so grab them quick!

Order now, as many items are limited in number. And if you order today I’ll send them out tomorrow – Monday – and maybe your gifts will arrive before Xmas eve.

Happy season. I hope you enjoy browsing, and ordering. And I look forward to sending you your gifts.

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Coach with Me!!! Powerful Autumn Coaching Special!

Hi! I’m still spending all my hours writing The Book! (Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality, Llewellyn, 2016.)

poly and kink friendly professional with heartsAnd still, it’s time for me to sign on THREE coaching clients – at a super accessible rate. (See blow!) This is the first time opening my coaching services up to new clients in nearly a year, so for you who have been waiting, it’s TIME!

Want to know more before you commit?
Find out more about my coaching programs here.

Additional relevant links:
Testimonials * Why Coaching?

Poly Friendly! Radicals Welcome! Witches, Polytheist, and Pagans invited with open arms. I’m here for and with you!

“Changing the focus of my career was super scary, and something I had to just jump into. I jumped into the wild blue of changing, and was delighted to be caught by Lasara’s net. I have made such wild progress–beyond what I imagined. Quick new ways of thinking about things–like; this isn’t hard, I can just DO this!”
– Ariel Gore, author of the bestseller, Bluebird: Women and the New Psychology of Happines, and many other books, also a columnist for Psychology Today, and founding editor of HipMama magazine.

Here’s a win/win proposition; I’m offering THREE one-on-one coaching programs at the lowest rate I have offered in my memory. Quite possibly the lowest rate ever.

Your win:

A three-month, one-on-one coaching program prices at only $444!
This is $333 off my already very low $777.

A three-month, one-on-one, individualized coaching program at $444 is truly an awesome deal. At $777 for your three month program, my regular rates are already lower than industry standard – because I love working with my client base and I price my rates accordingly. (Similar three month programs run around the $1200 mark.) AND, $444 is an incredible amount of value for a very low monetary investment. And I feel good about it, because I love you, and I want to work with you. <3

Please read this agreement page before you sign on! It contains information on my money-back guaranteed, and our agreements for the program.


My win: I ask that we begin the coaching program in mid-Sept, by which time I will be finished with edits and recovered a bit.

Working through your three month commitment will revolutionize your self-trust, your decision-making strategies, and your process of personal growth. The only essential element is that you come present in the experience.

I’m a seasoned coach with a great track record and excellent references. My coaching services are phone- or internet-based, so location and distance are not an issue. My coaching and mentoring clients are hand-picked, and I only work with five one-on-one, on-going contracts at any one time. This allows me to give you my complete attention.

Your coaching contract includes six hours of one on one coaching. In most cases that will work out to a one-hour session every two weeks, for a three month period.

(In cases of rapidly transforming life conditions, external or internal crisis, or where extra support is desired for whatever reason, an accelerated mentoring program can be designed to accommodate weekly sessions for six weeks instead of the three month format. This program is available at a different rate.)

Your basic coaching program includes:

  • six one-on-one phone sessions over a three-month period – by phone, OR by skype (or other VoIP option)
  • action steps to help you stay focused an between sessions
  • email support if needed

All for only $444. And like I said above; ONLY THREE SPACES AVAILABLE. Sign on now.

Please read this agreement page before you sign on! It contains information on my money-back guaranteed, and our agreements for the program.




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Personal Sovereignty is Your Birthright

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Photographer: Kir Kir Date, 1/19/15

For a while now I have been deeply thinking and feeling into what is at the core of my personal mission.

My amazing friend Shannon’s unexpected and heartbreaking death on the 20th on January amplified my need for more of a sense of personal clarity. A bit of a push to make sure I am living in accordance with my values and my (activist to the core) goals.

I have journied deep, and found the hidden stone.

The core of my mission is to support, defend, explore, work for, and fight for the right to, and actuality of, personal sovereignty.

Everyone deserves the right to decide how to treat their bodies, how to think and what to believe, the right to make choices consistent with their values, the right to choose their preferred work (from mothering to whoring to managing to teaching to priest/essing/etc). Everyone deserves sovereignty through sexual and reproductive choice and justice (not just the right to choose, but an end to eugenics via forced/coerced sterilization).

When I say everyone, I mean *especially* those who have the lowest level of sovereignty or autonomy; women, especially Women of Color, People of Color, queer people, trans people.

Once everyone has the absolute and irrefutable right to decide of their own volition how to best show up for themselves, and as themselves; once everyone has access to the same levels of education, employment, and services as others do, and everyone has bodily and psychological autonomy (though not as measured by a xenophobic, ethnocentric measuring stick) we will have overcome racism, and the patriarchy will no longer hold sway.

This is the genesis and expression of my feminism. It is the growth of my anti-racism. Personal sovereignty is the center of my thrust. It is my passionate fire.

Looking back at years of my offerings, I can see that personal sovereignty as been my true north. With strong themes of self-referential sexuality, deprogramming from cultural influence, and self-ownership, personal sovereignty was the core value and message of Sexy Witch. It is also the core of the two books I am working on now. It is the central purpose of teaching feminism courses  to high school students at our local charter school.

Personal Sovereignty is the gift of 21 Days to BODYLOVE. The Red Queen Work. My consent events and classes.

Personal sovereignty is the highest and deepest gift I offer as a coach and mentor. Finding freedom and liberation from old patterns, old stories, internal and external limitations. Owning our bodies. Owning our desires. And claiming the right to all of this from a strong and flexible center.

The Fivefold Goddess is centrally, deeply, strongly about sovereignty and the Divine Feminine, and our divine sovereignty as women.

Creating sex positive, body positive women’s spaces is an experience lab for developing sovereignty. Sexual sovereignty means bodily sovereignty.

Supporting sex work, death with dignity, and access to choice-based child birth options all stem from the root cause of personal sovereignty.

And then there is another level of sovereignty; every man and every woman is a star. (And all of those who live and identify outside the gender binary are stars too!) How will relationships shift when we truly allow for, encourage, support, and actively create space for growth toward personal sovereignty in a relational context? What if each person were encouraged to show up in their full sovereignty within the context of relating?

Take a leveling up of the concept of sovereignty, we can see how love relationships, parent-child relationships, teacher-student relationships, and even management-employee relationships would shift. We see how empowerment would lead to empowerment. How relationships would shift toward the collaborative and co-creative.

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Photographer: Jeff Weston. Date, 10/12/14

This is where child-lead education if given full context.

It is also where the growth of conscious open relationships takes root.

Consent is an inherent value in a social framework committed to personal sovereignty.

Taking it another step out, I call in the relationship of humans to the planet we are so dependent upon. I look to the indigenous movements that are calling for laws that recognize the sovereignty of this living Earth. When we enter into a sovereign relationship with a sovereign Earth, we come to deep ecology, Organic Magick, a personal and rooted relationship with the seasons, and the Earth Itself.

Existentialism, anarchism, feminism, Thelema, Paganism, Witchcraft, activism, the Bodhisattva vow; these are the foundational elements of my Work in the World. The nexus of the ways in which I eventually long to leave the planet, and humanity, better off than when I came forth into it.

Sovereignty is your birthright. We are all sovereign beings. My work is to help us realize and remember that fact.

And, secure in our remembering, we will each remind others that it is their birthright too.

In this, the healing of the world.
Dedicated to Shannon Williams, in memoriam.

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Coaching and mentoring spaces are open! Also, “New Year” BONUSES for next three clients!

1362344008_HANDSTOUCHINGS-33Coaching and Mentoring spaces open!

Why Coaching?

“When I entered into the coaching relationship with Lasara I could not have asked for or anticipated the profound changes that occurred in my life as a result of that decision. She helped me ask and answer questions I didn’t even know I had, and face what have been lifelong boogeymen in the pursuit of betterment. She is professional, passionate, empathetic and insightful. Thank you, Lasara, for helping me on my path!”
-J, entrepreneur and mom, CO

More testimonials here!

New Year Bonus: The Fivefold Goddess – An Initiation Cycle into a New Divine Feminine  registration (value $299 – $399), or $199 off your coaching or mentoring program.

I am have openings for three new clients. Will YOU be one of them? Contact me for a free, no strings attached, 15 minute consultation.