• Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out ?

    Worried about mental health?


    Life can feel increasingly challenging with more demands on your time and
    your energy than ever before.
    Unfortunately, sometimes it seems like there's nowhere to turn and you feel
    like you're going through it all alone.
    It doesn't have to be that way...


  • Could Coaching help you?

    Trying to fit in and meet other people's expectations is tough!


    When you're feeling like you need to be all things to all people it's easy to get lost. Sometimes it's useful to update your coping skills and learn new strategies that can help you thrive in your busy, demanding and stressful life.


    Everyone can do with a clear out of emotional baggage, a re-boot if you like, to help you cope with today and demands that are placed on you.


    It's ok. You're not alone. You're not unusual.



    Coaching for Students

    Since my eldest son started University, I have become increasingly aware of the mental health issues facing students today.


    This one to one, video/facetime coaching is available to anyone who is currently in full time education and facing challenges such as:


    - overwhelm

    - anxiety (academic or social)

    - extreme home sickness

    - concerns about mental health

    - depression


    Colleges and Universities have got much better at offering help, however there is often a long waiting time.


    This coaching program will help you to return to a more healthy mental state, and also give you practical tools to help you manage how you feel now, and to use in the future.


    Anything that is discussed with a student will be kept confidential, and will only be shared with parents if the student agrees that it is within everyone's best interest to know more information.


    Cost of 3 Months Private Zoom/Facetime/Skype coaching: $1000

    Text (6474092096) or email me to find out more.


    Coaching for Parents

    If you recognize any, or all of the situations that I see on a regular basis, it may be a good time to look at helping yourself!


    Is this you?


    - your health is your lowest priority

    - your mental health is suffering

    - your stress level is off the charts

    - you rarely feel happy

    - your energy levels are frequently low

    - your marriage is falling apart or you feel distant from your partner (and kids)

    - your kid's behaviour drives you crazy and you just want to get them 'fixed'!


    Sound familiar?


    'Coaching for Parents' helps you get your life back so YOU can be happier, and enjoy yourself more. When you're happier, your family benefits 100%!


    This isn't about learning parenting tactics and skills - this is about you reclaiming your life. Your career and parenting will thrive when you learn to calm the chaos - inside your head, and out - and live life more simply.


    In 3 months you can transform your personal and family schedule, reduce your stress level and improve your family life.


    Cost of 3 Months Private Zoom/Facetime/Skype coaching: $1200

    Text (6474092096) or email me to find out more.


  • Who's Lindsay?

    Lindsay de Swart

    The Parent Alchemist - A Coach for Families

    Lindsay has worked with Moms and Dads, both in the corporate world and entrepreneurs, to help them stop living with the stress and chaos of today's hectic, crazy life so they can become happier parents, with thriving kids, in healthy families.


    Lindsay now also works with students who are away studying as this is a new dynamic for many families - and a challenging one for parents and their children too.


    She is a Mom, Sister, Daughter and Wife, owns 2 dogs and loves to run, ski, ride and lift a few weights occsionally too!


    She has been coaching for 13 years and now works from her family home in Holland Landing, Ontario. She enjoys life free of stress and drama - and she wants to help you do the same!

  • The Blog

    My personal perspective on living a family life of choice - and no longer conforming to stereotypes and expectations.


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  • Testimonials

    Real experiences from people just like you

    "Lindsay stepped in at the right time in my career. With major career shifts within 12 months, Lindsay helped me navigate the corporate waters and keep perspective on my role and career. Lindsay is a fantastic coach who meets you where you’re at, helps you determine priorities and goals from a wholistic approach, and then helps you align your life with those goals to give you tangible ways to achieve them."

    Jason Henry Ruhl


    "Working with Lindsay changed my life.


    Things that rattled and derailed me, didn’t show up on my radar anymore. Those that did show up, didn’t sit there for long. I was clear on what I wanted and how to get it, and I was going for it.


    The best change? I am happy. I am smiling, laughing, and enjoying all aspects of life.

    Thanks to Lindsay I have never been more clear on my direction, my purpose, and what makes me truly happy. It was hard work, and at times I wanted to give up, I’m so glad I didn’t, cause then I wouldn’t have the life I do now." Lisa Marie Stonaha

    "At the start of our work together, I was a successful real estate investor, enterprise level sales person with silicon valley companies, father of 2 and husband of 18 years. I wasn't particularly happy or relaxed, not sleeping well and frustrated that I could not get the peace I was searching for. I wanted to work less, (make the same money), do more of what I wanted (hobbies, real estate) and be more relaxed. Lindsay helped me find out how to do all of those things and more.


    My work with Lindsay has helped me transform myself into being more the person I want to be by releasing elements of my thinking and my life that I allowed to hold me back. Lindsay helped me understand what I was doing that was sabotaging the achievement of my goals, further she helped me release expectations and frustrations I had of others that were restricting my freedom and relaxation.

    A few key things that Lindsay helped with was de-cluttering my mind and my physical surroundings, enabling me to focus on what I love to do. Part of my travel with Lindsay involved understanding how to remove physical pain and discomfort from my body....frankly it was a process I didn't understand and was skeptical of...and I can't exactly explain what she did, but it worked and I use it often!

    The process of working with Lindsay is all done via, online web casts and phone calls. This enabled me to stay in the process during my travels for work and pleasure. The power Lindsay brings to your life is hard to articulate, however I will say that if you want the most out of yourself, if you want to remove barriers to your own success and happiness, and to achieve your goals, then you owe it to yourself to work with Lindsay.


    All the high end material possessions and physical gifts we bestow on ourselves are far less valuable than the finding of an inner peace and inner relaxation and power that we have...if we just find out how to unlock it. I did and I am changed because of it. Thanks Lindsay." Craig T

    "Lindsay has this way of listening to what you are saying and then giving you some advice that you might not normally have done, but it turns out to be the best advice! 🙂
    What she really gave me was courage." Jennifer Fisher

    "I can't begin to express all the changes that have happened in my life being coached by Lindsay. They were fast and lasting. After each session I would feel lighter and full of optimism.
    The voices in my head quieted and I had techniques to keep me on track. My life was changed forever." Nicky Coughlan

  • Let's Connect!


    Email or text me! Lets keep it simple... (no sign up's, passwords etc!!)

    1 647 409 2096

    Text me directly on my cell.


    Send me your name and why you connected with me.

    I'll get back to you ASAP!

    Send me a quick email with your concern, or a question... or just your name so I can write back!

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