Daring WayTM & Rising StrongTM

Are you hiding out under the radar? Doing enough to get the job done but not enough to be noticed? Do  you want to make decisions from a bigger vision?

Are you gripped by the vice of not feeling ‘good enough’ and waiting until it is perfect?

Do you make decisions from a place of fear and scarcity ( not enough time, money, weight lost, too young, too old or lost dreams, lost energy?)

Do you find yourself in a state of overwhelm, wearing the badge of business most of the time?

Do you long for more fun and joy in your life but don’t know where to begin?

Join a group that helps you summon courage and find a way to connect to your creativity and create connection with authenticity and curiosity, rather than living in judgement and shame. (They are closely linked). When we numb ourselves to grief, sadness and anger we blunt ourselves to feelings we want more of  joy, gratitude and happiness. We live and love never really being fully connected to the people we love and most importantly we remain disconnected with our own story and longings.

This is a chance for you to:

Learn what it means to be vulnerable. How courage unfolds when you are vulnerable.  Learn how to explore your fear, your courage and your need for comfort.



  • The attributes of empathy, how suspending our judgment is a trust builder and what to do when we find we are judging and we long to be connecting.
  • How to have courage when you feel afraid what very simple practice can be the antidote to fear.
  • You will learn how shame does not drive positive change and explore how to build shame resilience.
  • You will be invited to create a practice of self compassion and kindness.
  •  How to move through shame so that you claim your feelings of worthiness and strength.
  • Tap into fun and celebration
  • We will explore what obstacles get in the way of authenticity
  • We will learn the connection between courage and vulnerability
  • We will learn how trust is built and intimacy grows


It is an opportunity for connection and support.

People who have experienced this model say:

” The greatest benefit from this program is that I now have the power and knowing how to step out of my own feelings of unworthiness to put the feelings of not feeling good enough to rest. I know I am imperfect and enough.”       H.J.

If we all knew this we would alleviate human suffering. This helped me connect with the people I love the most without bluster and swagger.”          R.S.

Knowing my way through shame has changed my life.”      A.P.


Groups are ongoing.  For more information call Lailey Jenkins, LICSW @ 206-842-6161




Fri. March 3 & Sat. March 4th in Baton Rouge

We all go through struggle – asking somebody out that does not want us, expressing our feelings and not being understood, saying something at work that didn’t land very well; the list is endless – failing feels painful and can trigger shame, disappointment and a whole range of emotions and thoughts.

Sometimes we avoid pursuing our heart desires because we fear failing. And sometimes when we do, we don’t get back up and we give up. But if we want to break away from the crowd and live wholehearted lives, we have to be courageous and different; doing this inevitable means we will sometimes fall.

This workshop is all about learning to get back up and how to become a highly resilient individual. How do we bounce back from failure? How do you recover from being exposed?

By taking part in the Rising Strong™ Workshop you will learn how to apply the Rising Strong™ process to your day-to-day life and become empowered to write wholehearted new endings to your stories. You will also:


  • Become familiar with the physics of vulnerability and the ten rules of engagement for rising strong.
  • Identify the values that are most important in your life and learn why values clarification is essential to the development of resiliency.
  • Become familiar with the Rising Strong process and goals – rise from our falls, overcome our mistakes, and face hurt in a way that brings more wisdom and wholeheartedness to our lives.
  • Raise your awareness about: the feelings associated with emotions, your response to emotion, and how emotion, thought, and behavior are interconnected.
  • Practice and build skills to engage with and experience emotion, including mindfulness and breathing.
  • Deepen your emotional vocabulary and self-awareness
  • Comprehend that as humans, we have meaning-making in our biology and are compelled to make up stories – even if they are based on incomplete information.
  • Reclaim and integrate orphaned parts of yourself and celebrate that wholeness through creative expression.


The Rising Strong™ workshop is an interactive mix of –


  • Psycho experiential and educational exploration
  • Viewings of videos from Brené, created specifically for Rising Strong™
  • Storytelling
  • Group discussions
  • Creative exercises
  • Coaching
  • Self-reflection and inquiry

Included in the registration fee –

  • Your personal Rising Strong™ workbook
  • Light refreshments and lunch during the workshop


Professional Case Consultation


I work to help Daring Way™ Candidates integrate the Daring Way™ material and make it their own. Consultation is an opportunity to hone the creative dream, develop the arena  in which you want to challenge yourself , and deepen the practice of shame resilience while developing  practices of courage, compassion and gratitude.


Please call 206.842.6161 for more information