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Sydney Buffalow, Washington, D.C.

“Made me aware of my power at a point when I felt powerless.”

 Sydney, Washington, D.C.

I gained the confidence to trust myself with what I feel!

If there was one word I could use to describe what I received from the Soul Power Coach™ program, it would be…POWER!

Adrienne is “THE” Soul Power Coach™ (aka T. N.)! Adrienne provided me with the tools to recognize my power, be aware of its presence, and how to tap into it. The tools I learned during my conversations, showed me how to trust myself again. By using my words and my voice, I gained the confidence to trust myself with what I feel! I know I am responsible for identifying my power and gaining it back. I am now aware of how fear shows up in my body and how to use it to empower me. I know I have all that I need to be within me and how to live a life of unspeakable joy! This experience made me aware of my power at a point when I felt powerless.

Now that is POWERful!

Thank you Adrienne!

– Sydney Buffalow, Washington, D.C.

 

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Jattu Senesie, Maryland

“It was a classic case of burnout. Helped me find the peace I had been seeking”

– Jattu, Maryland

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“As I became more successful as a personal trainer, I found myself reverting back to the old feelings of constant exhaustion.”

“My journey to working with Adrienne was a long one. In September 2010 I made the decision to leave my job as an obstetrician-gynecologist to pursue my own personal wellness. At the time I did not have a clear picture of what wellness was for me but I was confident the current situation was not it. Six years in private practice, after four years each in medical school and residency training, had left me emotionally and physically drained. It was a classic case of burnout. After some down time for rest and rejuvenation, I decided to return to work in a capacity where I was still able to help other people. This time I wanted to do it in a way that was both fulfilling and energizing.
The groups that always touched my heart the most were those struggling with excess weight and my fellow burnt out physicians. Unsure how I could help the latter, I knew I could address the former by working as a personal trainer. However, as I became more successful as a personal trainer, I found myself reverting back to the old feelings of constant exhaustion. It made no sense to me because theoretically I had a much less stressful job now. The fact was I managed to bring the same maladaptive life skills to personal training that I had as a full-time ob/gyn. 

Once I recognized I am best able to help others when I do what I need for myself, I made a special effort to focus on all aspects of life that contribute to my well-being, not just fitness and nutrition. That is when I started working with Adrienne. Her simple 30 second challenge made it clear to me I was ignoring many life areas that factor in to my personal satisfaction. My main goal with coaching was gaining skills to make important decisions for my future and to maintain a sense of peace in my daily activities. Adrienne brought the right combination of encouragement and challenge to help me see for myself what held me back and what drew me forward. By employing the tools from coaching, I was able to home in on my life purpose and to put systems in place that allow me to live true to that purpose every day. Being genuine to myself in my decision-making helped me find the peace I had been seeking since I stopped practicing medicine. I also got the clarity I needed to establish my own wellness business. 

The quality I found so refreshing in working with Adrienne is her respect for my ability to know myself. The world is full of people who can tell you what they think you should do. Adrienne has the skill of helping you acknowledge what you already know you can do. That is when you feel your real Soul Power”

– Dr. Jattu Senesie, Maryland

Wellness Consultant


Update:

 Hi Adrienne,

I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your support over the past year or so.  I’ve been super-reflective these past couple of months and I realize your help came just when I needed it most.  I know it’s your job to help your clients learn how to live life on purpose. However, I know that God brought you into my life so I could learn to be honest with myself at all times.  It is easy for me to get caught up in what other people want me to be when I am feeling unsure of myself.  Working with you brought me to a place where I am comfortable being me no matter what.  My life is not what I dreamed it would be even as recently as February but I am in a good place spiritually to deal with whatever is coming at me.
 Thanks again for being part of my tribe!
– Jattu

 

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Maribeth Decker, Virginia

“Making the right choices. Finding specific healing around my relationships”

– Maribeth, Virginia

 

“I am more effective completing things that need to get done. I know exactly how to tell my negative voice to shut up and I’m keeping myself on track, and focusing on actions.”

“Before working with Adrienne, the Soul Power Coach™ I worried about whether I could maintain my lifestyle if I left my day job to pursue my soul purpose to be a healer for animals and people. I was exhausted trying to create a second job. The thought of struggling to survive was daunting. The fear of having to generate income rather than get a paycheck was keeping me in a job that was safe. 

I decided to work with the Soul Power Coach™ because I knew if I didn’t make changes, I would continue to be exhausted and miss opportunities with limited time and energy. I wanted to be doing what I am called to do in a joyous and effective manner that generates more than enough income. I needed someone to push me off the cliff into entrepreneurship after helping me design a good parachute so I don’t crash. Adrienne is doing that.

Since I started working with Adrienne, I am more purposefully acting based on what I want in my life. I am moving forward significantly in all the results I wanted to achieve. My invaluable life purpose statement fills my body up with loving and very positive energy. I know exactly how to frame my outlook and my actions, and know that I’m making the right choices. I use the guidelines Adrienne helped me develop to anchor into the new reality I am creating when I start to feel like I’m drifting. I’m finding specific healing around my relationships and I’m manifesting well. That’s no small thing! 

Now with my business, I don’t spend a lot of time worrying about who shows up to be healed or wondering ‘what if.’ This frees up energy to just move into a place of healing instead of spinning my wheels. I am more effective completing things that need to get done. I know exactly how to tell my negative voice to shut up and I’m keeping myself on track, and focusing on actions. 

I appreciate the way Adrienne held my hand but then actually pulled me forward. It was not uncomfortable but I would not have gone there without her. What Adrienne is teaching me is becoming an internalized part of the way I look upon my life – an integral part of how I problem solve; make decisions; and choose what I’m going to do in the future.

– Maribeth Decker, Virginia

Animal Communication | Energy Healing | Therapeutic Massage

 

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DeShuna Spencer, Virginia

“Focusing on your work/life balance, health, finances and inner peace / happiness

– DeShuna, Virginia

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“I know some of you have been trying to juggle many tasks at once or are trying to figure out how to take the business to the next level, so I wanted to pass along her information to my ‘go getter’ friends.”

“Dear Friends,
I hope everyone is enjoying the remainder of the holiday season, but I know most of you are like me, so you’ve probably been using this time to get a head start on 2012.

I am contacting you specifically because you are either recently self-employed or are transitioning to become self-employed within the next 12 months. One of my fellow friends, Adrienne Fikes, is founder & life coach extraordinaire of Soul Power. Her business assists extraordinary, goal-oriented entrepreneurs like you with meeting your career goals, while also focusing on your work/life balance, health, finances and inner peace/happiness (which can sometimes be difficult when trying to launch and/or manage your business). Y’all know how stressed out I can get sometimes.

She has helped me tremendously with emPower magazine and I’m not just saying that because she’s my friend. She really is great at what she does. I know some of you have been trying to juggle many tasks at once or are trying to figure out how to take the business to the next level, so I wanted to pass along her information to my ‘go getter’ friends. 

Here is her website. Please check it out. If you would like to know more about her services, feel free to give me a ring on my cell or shoot me a quick email or you can reach Adrienne directly”

Talk to you soon,
DeShuna Spencer, Virginia

Magazine Founder/Publisher

 

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Kareem Mallard, Maryland

“First time in my life, I love “me”, I trust “me”, I value “me”. That’s priceless.”

– Kareem, Maryland

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“I realized that a relationship was not an option for me because I was far too broken to give, let alone receive. So, for her to see right through me with all my unanswered questions was quite, let’s see, miraculous.”

“Before working with Adrienne, the Soul Power Coach™, I was busted, disgusted and broke in my mind. To put it plainly, life had me by the horns and was riding my back like the devil himself had created me as his poster child for destruction. If the tests, trials and tribulations existed, it entered my camp and set up shop for far too long.

One day, unsuspectingly, a young woman had a conversation with me. You see this was at a gathering where the tone was about relationships and “who” we are in them. I realized that a relationship was not an option for me because I was far too broken to give, let alone receive. So, for  her to see right through me with all my unanswered questions was quite, let’s see, miraculous. You see, Adrienne touched my heart when she spoke to me. So much so that she intrigued me to give her a call the next day. The rest is a love story like no other.

For the first time in my life, I love “me”, I trust “me”, I value “me”. That is priceless. She is pricele$$. Adrienne continues to tell me that it is not her and my response to that is, “Thank you for allowing yourself to be the vessel”.Feel free to contact me to receive more information about the benefits and tools of Soul Power Coach™. I am still using them today.”Enriched and Living Phenomenally!”
– Kareem Mallard, Maryland

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Deniece Pope, Washington, D.C.

“Listen to my own voice to discover solutions that allow me to get out of my own way and show up for myself.”

– Deniece, Washington, D.C.

“Adrienne has been a substantial guiding force towards helping me listen to my own voice to discover solutions that allow me to get out of my own way and show up for myself. The following is one of those solutions: My alarm was no match for that inner (sleepy) voice that easily convinced me to hit my snooze button multiple times each morning causing tardiness and unreached goals. I needed a voice besides my own to convince me that NOW is the time. I created an Mp3 that was so motivating; I created a video immediately after. Snooze? What snooze?”      – Deniece Pope, Washington, D.C. Human Resources Specialist

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Cathey Bernhard, Virginia

“All that I need to be in control of my life and to achieve what I want.”

– Cathey, Virginia

“Adrienne has helped me see that I have all that I need to be in control of my life and to achieve what I want.”

 

“Adrienne has helped me see that I have all that I need to be in control of my life and to achieve what I want. She is easy to work with and has been helpful and patient when I found it difficult or was hesitant to work on a subject.”

– Cathey Bernhard, Virginia

Philanthropy Professional

 

 

 

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Kenny Wesley, Washington, D.C.

“Get my once scattered, creative life more balanced.”

– Kenny, Washington, D.C.

 

“Her personality puts anyone at ease, first off. But her compassion, expertise and precise advice and guidance were just what I needed to sharpen up all aspects of my life. She is truly a gifted coach”

“If any of you feel that you can stand getting more organized, effective and strategic (in your professional life, personal life or all of the above), an incredible life coach, Adrienne Fikes, has really helped me see things in a wholistic way and get my once scattered, creative life more balanced. She’s simply awesome.

Adrienne came into my life at a time when I was at a crossroads. I felt like I was progressing professionally a bit, but in other areas I felt unfulfilled and stagnant.

Her personality puts anyone at ease, first off. But her compassion, expertise and precise advice and guidance were just what I needed to sharpen up all aspects of my life. She is truly a gifted coach and to her and her wonderful business I render my highest recommendation.

Thank you so much for helping me get into gear!”

– Kenny Wesley, The Soulful Nerd™

Singer-Songwriter/Linguist (French & Spanish)

 

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Tracy Rivers, Maryland

“Greatness in me that I was hiding from myself as well as the world”
– Tracy, Maryland

“I was stuck in a place that had me treading water. I say take the plunge and be a better you than the best you that you are right now.”

“I was a self doubter, procrastinator and really saw no happiness in anything I was doing. Having that though process stopped me from achieving my destiny. I met Adrienne and proceeded to work with her through my concerns. What [Soul Power Coach™] brought out was the greatness in me that I was hiding from myself as well as the world. Each day is a process in doing better and achieving those goals. With the keys that have been handed to me, I know I can move forward with a bright optimistic future.”

Tracy Rivers, Maryland

Asthmatic Marathon Runner

Update:
Am I worth it? The answer is a resounding YES!!!

I started this program while I was unemployed. It was a chance meeting and that chance meeting has allowed me to be more in tune with what I have to offer the world.

I was getting the minimum you can receive for my unemployment benefits. I had worked all these years but since I had only been with my previous employer a short time. I wrestled with myself about the amount of money and how I could use the money to pay off my bills but I was stuck in a place that had me treading water.

I say take the plunge and be a better you than the best you that you are right now.”

– Tracy

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