As an artist I am always looking to grow in areas of trust, acceptance and surrender, as I feel my best work comes from these places and it's where I can give most love to others. There are many pressures in the music industry so it's invaluable to learn skills for grounding through difficult times.
Prior to my time spent with Sammie I was finding it hard to implement routines and maintain practices that helped me to feel my most nourished emotionally, spiritually and creatively. Sammie worked with me to help create environments that bring about a positive space for growth and reflection. Through our work I was able to grow into a deeper sense of groundedness and surrender.
She has such a sense of calm and is naturally an amazing listener who can help you into important discoveries about yourself just through loving conversation. She brings an energy that is relatable and genuine while also working in practical way to help you rediscover the tools you can call on to be your best self. I recommend her wholeheartedly to anyone looking to grow their own potential in a sustainable, devoted and nourishing way.
- Kimbra Johnson - Musician, Songwriter and Grammy Award winning artist
When I first started working with Sammie I was feel extremely muddled and lost in repetitive, self sabotaging thought patterns. I thought I would hire a bestie who would I knew would never let me down :)
By the end of our first session I felt like it’s all going to be ok ! It was instant relief and a sense of excitement.
Throughout my time with Sammie I learnt new techniques for shifting negative thought patterns & had a person to rely on any day or time. It was so refreshing to know that there was now a person who totally had my back every single day and only wanted to see me become the best version of myself. The space created was so warm and welcoming. I felt I was able to be totally open without hesitation knowing there was no judgement.
My shift in mindset and self talk has allowed me to RETURN to the fun loving, free, carefree soul that I always was. I just needed to be gently guided back there.
This change has brought me back to a cycle of positivity, gratefulness & acceptance. HELL YEAH!!! (That feels so good to write!!!).
- Bek Hayes - Yacht Stewardess
I’m a freelance writer and I worked with Sammie who supported me through one my biggest writing deadlines this year. Sammie was amazing. We dealt with my fears and anxiety around getting started, looked at where I was procrastinating and time wasting, she gave me specific tools for when I was feeling ‘blah’ at the start of a writing day (which I’m still using), and held me accountable to the writing routine I set for myself.
It helped me build the momentum I needed to go from literally zero pages (which was a scary place to be!), to completing a polished first draft that I was extremely proud of in time for the deadline.
Sammie fully supported me creatively through what could have been an insanely stressful period. She was gentle, encouraging, and was able to talk no BS with me when I really needed it. If you’re an artist, or wanting to start a creative project, I can highly recommend working with Sammie to support your creative process.
Sammie is an absolute heart on legs and I'm super grateful to have her in my life. I am very selective with who I work with energetically, and I instantly knew that Sammie was my girl when I needed a little extra love and support.
She has the purest energy and a huge heart of gold, which was instantly felt through the beautiful reiki healing I received from her. Her intuitive guidance was bang on and she delivered supportive and kind words post healing, as well as checking in with me a few days later, that helped me through a very confusing and overwhelming time.
I couldn't believe how effortlessly she picked up on some key points for me, and helped me instantly reconnect with my feminine energy and heart. Sammie oozes love and I cannot recommend her enough for her gorgeous mix of coaching + reiki.
Working with Sammie was restoring, sacred and elevating. From the moment we first connected, it was like seeing an old friend. I instantly felt her warmth, light and authentic energy that created a container for me to be vulnerable without fear or regret. Sammie welcomed me into creating an experience that was devoted to deepening my relationship to myself.
During a time in my life where I could have easily became overwhelmed and let fear take the driver’s seat, this dedicated soul work really helped me stay grounded in self love so that I could navigate my life using my heart as the compass.
I am now truly living in alignment with my core values; I feel more connected to my mind, body and soul than ever, I feel open to possibility and grounded in self love. I feel more me than I have ever felt. This is a kind of joy that only I can create for myself.
2016 was the most transformative year of my life. What an incredible feeling it is to be able to complete this year by feeling my roots that connect me to my truth, knowing I have the freedom to not only create a vision, but live it out fully. I have never felt so alive.
Sammie has an immense gift. A gift that is unlike any other that I have seen from coaches, mentors and other teachers. She has this intuitive capability to connect soul to soul with another person. She was able to really see me, even if I couldn’t see myself. Sammie created a space that is light filled that anyone who enters can’t help but feel calm, clear and connected to their sacred self.
I wish it could go on forever :) It was truly an experience I greatly cherish and I am so grateful that I was led to work with you. THANK YOU!!!
- Katie Kurtz - Coach + Founder / Owner of Soul Connect
When I first started working with Sammie I was struggling with work and embracing my role, trying to find a way to slow down and enjoy life a little more. I felt a bit lost truthfully. I was sick of feeling fed up and tired and I knew there had to be something better for me.
I felt really nervous going into our first session, I was worried that what I was experiencing was trivial and that we wouldn’t connect, but by the end of that session I felt like I’d had an aha moment. I’m not the only one ever to feel this way! I felt so at ease with Sammie it was like talking to a dear friend I have known all my life.
If I had to describe our coaching experience in 3 words, they would be life-changing, supportive and exciting.
Since working with Sammie my family and friends have noticed I am calmer and more relaxed, and I feel more settled within myself. Basically everything is just better.
- Jess Morgan - Spa Manager
When I first started working with Sammie I was going through a break-up of a long-term relationship, I didn’t enjoy my job. I felt completely lost and directionless - unable to make clear decisions and manifest the life I wanted to live, because for so long I had tried to make decisions to please others.
In our first session I was nervous and felt a little vulnerable. I felt like the task ahead was too great to achieve but Sammie made me feel completely at ease and helped me to realise and create the picture for the life I wanted.
In the months since my coaching finished I moved overseas to embark on a new beginning. The coaching helped me enormously to leave my job, family and friends at home in Australia and to embark on setting up a new life in a new city on the other side of the world.
Sammie helped me to be clear and give me the confidence that I could do this on my own. I was about to get clear on what kind of life and career I wanted to begin here and I can proudly say that I am well on my way to achieving these things. I have also learned a lot about myself, to be comfortable and confident in who I am.
In speaking with friends since moving internationally they have said “you seem more confident than I have seen you in a long time”.
It was the best and most valuable investment in myself I have made in a long time.
- Alicia Collins - Communications Manager
Sammie has such a beautiful calming way about her. Though it was at first scary to stop my day in its tracks to talk about myself for a full hour each fortnight, I always left the sessions feeling calm, motivated, and ready to look at my daily work and life habits through a new lens.
Sammie helped me to not only improve my daily routine and the annoying niggly things I was looking to change in my life, but bought about a sense of calm and acceptance around the things I just had to let be. I began to embrace and work with what I once saw as negative traits, and turn them into positive attributes that worked for, not against me.
There were always beautiful nuggets of advice or information within our sessions that I was able to implement in my daily work life that would bring an immediate sense of progress and positivity to my days, along with the more slow-burning, but just as useful and important lessons that I was able to soak up during the time I spent with Sammie. I can honestly say that Sammie's words of wisdom were among the catalysts for a huge change that bought a massive calm and sense of ease to my life, something that had been lacking for years.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Sammie to anyone looking to make changes to their daily, and monthly, routines in order to lead a life of achievement, happiness and ease.
- Ruth Friedlander - Creative Director - Friendly Design Co.
When I first started coaching with Sammie I was feeling very lost. I was about to go back to university and I was feeling very unsure about my decision. I was struggling to enjoy life in general and had lost sight of who I was.
During the first session Sammie’s beautiful nature, warmth and considered words radiated from her. And after just half an hour with her, I left feeling lighter. It felt like I was just going to be chatting with a lovely friend. My decision was easy, if I could feel that way after half an hour I knew committing to 12 weeks with Sammie would be extremely beneficial.
I think she puts people at ease without even knowing she is doing it and this makes working with her such a valuable experience because it is so much easier to just be open and honest.
My family and friends have noticed that I seem lighter, happier and more positive. I’ve learnt to love and accept who I am. Having this gives me more strength to focus on my goals, to believe in myself, and really to just be able to enjoy each day much more than what I use to be able to.
- Brodie Morgan - Student
When I first started working with Sammie I was struggling with the loss of a relationship and an uncertainty of who I was without the validation of others. I wanted to truly find out who I was, what was important to me and what direction I wanted to take in my life. I aimed to get my enthusiasm and passion for life back.
I had never experienced coaching before and I will admit that I was slightly sceptical before I started. After our first session together I felt like I was truly being heard and valued by this incredibly positive, funny and empathetic woman. I never felt patronised or uncomfortable in the session. I suddenly felt that it was ok to feel the way I did and was given real hope that my perspective on life would change for the better.
Both of my parents remarked on how much bubblier and motivated I seemed. Interestingly I hadn’t told either of them about the coaching so it was so great to hear that the way I was feeling was reflecting to others. The biggest change would be how comfortable I felt in my own skin. I was able to focus on my studies and had a desire to achieve more from my work. Most of all it improved my relationship with myself.
Thank you so much Sammie for this incredible, life-changing experience! I hope I can take all that I have learnt while working with you and use it to continue discovering myself as I go through life.
India Alexander - University Student
Sammie is a shining light in the coaching world. She has a unique gift in being able to understand your hearts desires sometimes even before you’re brave enough to recognise them yourself. She is always so connected, accepting and present. Her coaching is a true reflection of her heart-centred self and her ability to inspire her clients to find clarity through holding such a calming space is such a gift. Coaching with Sammie has been one of the greatest decisions that I have ever made. I am eternally grateful.
Coaching with Sammie was elevating, inspiring and real. When we first started coaching together, I noticed Sammie had an incredibly high energy vibration for love and happiness. These were two particular areas I wanted to focus on more in my life and it drew me in to her, wanting more.
She taught me to take chances and trust the flow of life. How to let my walls down and give love, and keep giving love no matter what. So I did, and I’m not sure I would've been ready to make some brave choices in my life if we weren’t working together. I would've talked myself out of it over and over and probably miss out on something amazing.
All the love and joy that she radiates comes gracefully with every chat, filling you up with excitement and motivation each time.
- Bianca Romeo - Fitness and Lifestyle Coach
When I first connected with Sammie I was feeling very out of place, very emotional and anxious a lot of the time, I was really struggling to be my usual happy self. At that point I reached out, she was amazing from day one and I instantly felt so supported.
By the end of the first session, I was feeling as though things weren’t nearly as bad as I thought, it was the first time in a long time I had the chance to speak up about what was buzzing around inside and causing me to feel so overwhelmed, it was such a relief. My outlook had already started to shift and become more positive.
I have realised so much about myself during this experience, and have to say how much softer and calmer I have become. I had spent years trying to be so strong for myself and those around me as life had thrown curve balls (as it does) but during my coaching I learnt there’s strength in my softness and my relationships have hugely benefited from this shift.
- Natasha De La Haye - Shipping Plan Coordinator
Prior to working with Sammie I felt a little lost, blank, just going through the motions of each day with no real goals or course to follow. I was crippled by my anxiety and fears.
I felt an instant connection with Sammie. With her huge smile and her soothing, comforting words, I felt so comfortable with this beautiful stranger. Once we started working together I began to feel excited, eager and inspired! Ready to start working on me, to start loving myself again. Sammie is truly a gifted coach, she radiates beauty on the inside & out and she is one of the most genuine people I know. She is wise beyond her years and taught me many things. Most importantly she taught me to be authentic, to love & appreciate me and that it is OK to struggle – we are all human. If you are anything like me and crave an honest, genuine, loving, heart felt, REAL connection then Sammie is the coach you are searching for. I can feel her eyes tearing up right now because mine are. Now that’s real.
- Mikaela Egan - Health Promoter
When I met Sammie I felt a real connection and I always had been intrigued to try life coaching as opposed to counselling. I had just started my business and I wanted to feel less overwhelmed and I wanted to shift my doubt and confidence. Since coaching with Sammie, my friends and loved ones have noticed me being more fearless and more connected in which direction I want to go. I’m experimenting more with creativity, less judgmental of myself and learning to be more kind with my thoughts about myself and my inner child. Most importantly I’m exploring what I actually love doing.
- Kate Minto - Business Owner
Working with Sammie was nurturing, constructive and empowering. As a result of our coaching, I am more open to the flow of life and feel confident in my ability to be calmer and flexible towards opportunities that arise. I am better able to appreciate the skills that I possess as being of value to others and gained, not only significant personal insights, but also clarity and direction in connection with my working life. Her wise counsel, unconditional support, the creation of a safe space that enabled me to work with her openly, the sharing of some personal aspects of her life and the practical activities, all contributed towards making this such an enriching and affirming experience.
- Suzie - Yoga teacher
Sammie helped me anchor my thoughts and feelings and move them in a positive direction. I experienced a positive sense of change within my thought process and also my attitude towards obstacles in my life at the time. She introduced me to different techniques that enhanced my day to day that I would not have explored without her. With a sense of an ‘old soul’ and her warmth and kindness, Sammie’s strong support and guidance not only helped me create a better sense of calm but also gave me a more enriched perspective of life.
- Madelene McCaffrey - Digital Marketing Executive
Sometimes in life it is easy to get swept up in personal grief, doubts and untrue opinions of yourself that may have been forced upon you by others. When you are in these moments it can be really hard to see any light at the end of the tunnel, to sift through other people's negative influences and focus only on the positive truths and move forward in your life.
For me, during one of my lowest times, I was lucky enough to have Sammie come to the rescue and provide me with guidance, focus, positivity and truth. Her warmth, ability to truly listen, her generosity of time and practical guidance is something I will be forever grateful for and I would not hesitate for a second in recommending her coaching services to anyone wishing to enrich their lives positively.
- Hayley Culley - Strategy and Social Media Manager