Welcome! I’m Ruthie Slingerland-Coach Ruthie, Professional Life Coach.

I’m so glad you’re here!

If you’re already a successful professional (you might be an entrepreneur, a solo-preneur or even a ‘wanna-preneur’) but need focus and healthy boundaries that will give you the balance and peace you’re missing, you’re in the right place!!

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My album cover 1999
I started my own business as a sophomore in college. I was a successful christian recording artist. My songs made it to the top 10 on local radio -back when radio was still the thing. My version of success in the music business was great: my calendar was full and my CD was selling.   My career was totally taking off except for one small detail: I was making myself sick physically and psychologically losing steam.
Maybe you’re in this same spot: gaining a certain level of success but you’re overworked and overwhelmed wondering how you got here in the first place.
Here’s the problem: We stretch ourselves too thin! We have too many commitments or too much busyness and not sure where we are going. You’ve heard it said:

“Activity does not always equal Productivity.”

I wanted to do WAY more than I could manage. Honestly, I lost sight of my purpose.  What started out as a dream of doing something I loved ended up turning into a royal mess. I took on being my own manager, doing my own PR and distribution. None of which I had a clue about how to do. On top of all of that, the worst thing was owing my parents thousands of dollars. I had definitely bitten off more than I could chew! It’s what I call sacrificing your sanity.
Have you ever been in a similar situation?
Have you lost sight of your purpose?
Have you started out  with a dream of doing something worthy and worthwhile but are running yourself into the ground?
If you are looking to create a clear, sustainable plan for your life I’d be honored to take these steps with you. I know what it’s like to be a one-man band. We weren’t created to go it alone. I had to learn the hard way but you don’t have to.
I’d be honored to stand with you and walk alongside you on your journey to success.
I’m dedicated to supporting you and encouraging You achieve your life goals!