do you feel like a gifted failure?

Tired of feeling like you have so much to offer,

but no one seems to want it?

Discover How To Transform Your Frustration

Into Success In Just Five Easy Steps

When you know you’re smart, but somehow you haven’t been able to reach the level of success you expected a gifted person should reach, we’re here to help.

Find the path you’re meant to be on in just 5 steps:

  • Reveal your obstacles and vanquish them
  • Reframe your gifted quirks as assets
  • Reclaim your confidence and enthusiasm
  • Re-Align your gifts and passions with a meaningful purpose
  • Renew your journey and set a new course for success and fulfillment
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i found the key — and I want to share it with you!

Go From

Are you tired of…

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Feeling like a failure and agonizing over why you haven't succeeded but others have?

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Feeling marginalized, having your creativity stifled and your ideas constantly shot down?

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Regretting your career choices but feeling like you're too far down the road to start over?

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Worrying that you're disappointing someone because you haven't "lived up to your potential"?

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Feeling isolated and hiding your gifted traits because you feel like you don't fit in anywhere?

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Doubting yourself and wondering if you were ever gifted at all?

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Struggling to find purpose and wishing your life had more meaning?

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Feeling like you have so much to offer, but no one seems to want it?

It’s never too late to find your “happily ever after”,

even if you’ve tried fifty other paths that didn’t work out

Contrary to popular belief, giftedness doesn’t guarantee success or a stroll down

Easy Street, but it’s never too late to re-deploy your talents in new ways.

You just need to look at your gifts through a new lens

Welcome to…

Happily Clever After

Your simple, 5 step plan

to align your gifts and passions with your purpose

and finally unlock the path to success and fulfillment

Identify Your Path to Success

5-Step Transformation Program

1. REVEAL

Identify your frustrations and mental blocks, and validate your feelings of disappointment

2. REFRAME

Learn to view your gifted quirks as assets, and adjust your mindset to learn from past mistakes

3. RECLAIM

Build back your confidence, unchain your imagination, and refill your enthusiasm reservoir

4. RE-ALIGN

Identify your true passions and purpose, and clarify the path that leads to success and fulfillment

5. RENEW

Create a roadmap to relaunch your career, complete with actionable goals and timelines

 

7 Day Refund Guarantee

This isn’t your typical career coaching program!

  • Happily Clever After is specifically designed for gifted adults, especially those struggling with a feeling of failure

 

  • It takes into account your unique needs as a gifted person, like challenge, complexity, autonomy and the opportunity to work at your own pace, be creative and think outside the box

 

  • This program will guide you through a journey of insight – you’ll learn why you’re unhappy, how you got here, what you really want and what you can change

 

  • Happily Clever After isn’t a cold, objective course that you download and work on alone.  Instead, it’s a template that you layer your own experience, feelings, and passions onto, to find the exact path that works for you, so you can finally feel happy, useful, and fulfilled

 

  • You’re not alone. You’ll start by working through a series of video lessons to understand yourself and your needs, then once you’ve identified your new path, the Happily Clever After coach and community are here to help you through the process of actually reaching your new goal

Happily Clever After isn’t just a course, but a community

It’s absolutely possible to go from “failure” to success at midlife!

After a non-linear, patchwork career path that included stints in five different fields and six anemic startups, I was ready to give up and admit that I would never find my place and my people.

But in 2017, I had a chance to create a small business that combined all of my favorite things, and in 2018 it was named the Best New Cultural Attraction in New England by Yankee Magazine.

It was only after I let go of:

    • Everyone else’s expectations for me
    • Impractical dreams that didn’t mesh with my personality
    • Arbitrary limitations from people who didn’t understand me
    • The impossible goal of fitting a square peg into a round hole

    And leaned into:

      • All of my weird gifted quirks
      • My love of complexity and problem-solving
      • My deep wish to belong a community of like-minded people

      Then I was finally able to unlock the gifts I’d been hiding and give them free reign.  The result was astounding!

      My story is typical — I was identified as gifted in elementary school, collected a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from two top universities, and expected to take the adult world by storm.  

      But somehow, sucess in the adult world eluded me.  After decades of trying unsuccessfully to squish my big ideas into restrictive 9-to-5 jobs, I started to think that my purpose in life might only be to raise well-adjusted children. 

      I was just about to give up, when an unexpected opportunity dropped in my lap. I stopped trying to be the person I THOUGHT I should be, combined all of my quirks and odd interests into one unique establishment, and it worked!  

      It took fifty years, but I finally realized I had been chasing the wrong dream. I needed to go through a period of Positive Disintegration before I could see the path to the fulfillment I had been hoping for all along.

       

      When I let go of the misconceptions I had held about myself and my giftedness, I was finally able to find the success that had eluded me all these years.

      • I acknowledged my true strengths and weaknesses, and admitted I had been trying to force myself as a square peg into a round hole

      • I realized that I had been basing my previous decisions on what I thought I wanted, not what I really needed, and it turns out the gifted me needed a lot of things that I had been ignoring

      • I threw out all the unrealistic expectations I’d been trying unsuccessfully to follow, and let go of the untrue beliefs I had about myself and what I should and could do

      • I stopped thinking of myself as a failure, and started thinking of all my past experiences as valuable lessons preparing me to succeed in this ultimate venture

       

      • I stopped viewing my gifted quirks as something to hide, and started to express them proudly, which allowed other gifted folks to find me

       

      • I stopped trying to follow the rules of standard business structure and behavior, and forged a brand new, kind of crazy path that leaned in to my gifted quirks, fulfilled my gifted needs, and meant something to me personally

      And when I finally let go of the “shoulds”, I finally “could”

      If you’re here, you’re in the right mindset for this program!

      You’re at a turning point in your life and searching for answers, and the fact that you’re so ready for change bodes well for your success with the Happily Clever After program. 

      The transformation steps and exercises are designed to uncover the hidden obstacles to your success, based on my extensive education and experience in the gifted field.  

      These targeted and tested insights, combined with your determination and mindset, mean that you’re a good candidate for success in this program!

      Happily Clever After

      synthesizes all the lessons I learned from my own transformation into one cohesive program, including:

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      Gifted quirks aren't liabilities, they're superpowers

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      There are a lot of inaccurate messages about giftedness buried in our subconscious that are holding us back

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      These childhood wounds need to be held up to the light, debunked and healed so we can move forward unchained

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      Gifted folks have unique needs that are often ignored, like regular challenge and complexity. Without these, we start to wither

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      We also need opportunities for autonomous creativity or we lose our spark

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      Unrealistic expectations are meant to be shattered

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      If you're surrounded by people whose only goal is to marginalize you, it's not surprising if you start to doubt yourself

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      Following someone else's dream will never make you happy

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      Failure is just an opportunity for redirection

      What Exactly Is 

      Happily Clever After?

      This comprehensive membership program will guide you through a life-changing journey from discouragement to direction

      BEFORE

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      Bored and unchallenged at work and regretting your career choices

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      Feeling stifled, misunderstood and isolated

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      Feeling like you never lived up to your potential

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      Wondering why you haven't found success when other people have

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      Doubting yourself and dismissing your gifts

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      Feeling defeated and discouraged

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      Wishing you could make a difference in the world

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      Worried it's too late to make a change

      AFTER

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      Uncovered your own superpowers

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      Healed your emotional wounds and regained your enthusiasm

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      Learned a huge array of strategies and techniques to navigate the world as a gifted person without the emotional bruising you've been enduring

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      Reignited the passions and dreams you postponed or discarded

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      Moved past unrealistic expectations and set your own definition of success

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      Identified a new, fulfilling purpose that includes challenge, creativity and autonomy

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      Feeling empowered, confident and ready to use your gifts to make a difference in the world

      7 Day Refund Guarantee

      Get Instant Access To

      • Five transformation modules
      • 30+ video tutorials
      • Deep dives into all the stages of positive disintegration
      • Step-by-step guides and resources to help you on your journey
      • Online group coaching 
      • Printable practical exercises to apply what you’ve learned to your own experience
      • Guided journal pages and prompts
      • Printable planners and roadmaps
      • Actionable templates, tracking spreadsheets, daily logs and vision boards
      • Affirmation cards and printable posters
      • Supportive private Facebook group full of gifted peers traveling the same path
      • Collective brainstorming, analysis and encouragement from friends who know your struggles
      • Networking and resource sharing

      Most coaching programs cost upwards of $50 per month,

      but you can become a Founding Member of Happily Clever After now

      and change your life for just $7 per month!

      7 Day Refund Guarantee

      Phase 1

      REVEAL

      Before we can choose a new direction, we must first understand how you got to where you are.  We’ll look back at the messages you internalized about your giftedness, and the feelings you have about being misunderstood or isolated. We’ll identify your frustrations and your obstacles and validate your feelings.

      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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      Identify and appreciate your gifted traits and strengths

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      Pinpoint what's making you unhappy

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      Process your past and heal those wounds

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      Understand your influences and pain points

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      Address your fears and limiting beliefs

      Phase 2

      REFRAME

      You’ll learn what’s normal for a gifted person, what the downsides and challenges are, how to harness your power, and how to overcome self-sabotage and limiting beliefs.  We’ll reframe your gifted quirks as superpowers and help you learn from past mistakes.

      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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      How to view your quirks as strengths

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      How to dismiss unrealistic expectations

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      How to manage intensity and ultra-sensitivity

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      How to handle haters & bucket dumpers

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      How to identify what went wrong in the past so you can learn from it

      Phase 3

      RECLAIM

      Now we’ll help you reclaim your self-confidence and find the enthusiasm to try again.  We’ll build emotional resilience to protect you in the future, refill your “excitement” bucket, and unchain your imagination so you can expand your idea of what’s possible. 

      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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      Identify your valuable skills and assets

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      Get back in touch with your inner child

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      Build resilience and mental strength

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      Open the floodgates to new ideas for your future

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      Get back to that place where you view the future with excitement and anticipation

      Phase 4

      RE-ALIGN

      Now we dig in and discover what passions you’ve been hiding, and what self-actualization looks like for you. We examine all of your options, identify the best place for you to deploy your gifts, and set our sights on a new path where you can feel creatively fulfilled and challenged as you use your gifts and talents for good. 

      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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      What are your true passions?

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      What signs have you been ignoring?

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      What will make you feel fulfilled and successful?

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      What options do you have for a new path?

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      Where will you be most appreciated?

      Phase 5

      RENEW

      Now we determine exactly HOW to get you where you want to go.  We evaluate your assets and liabilities, identify obstacles, and lay out the actionable steps you must take to reach your brand new goal. 

      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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      What is your new definition of success?

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      How to set SMART goals

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      What do you need to learn or accomplish to be ready for your new path?

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      What are the steps you need to take to reach your new goal

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      What is the timeline to take those steps, and how will you remain accountable to it?

      Get instant access to

      All of these resources

      PLUS …

      Bonus

      Extra Resources

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      How to improve your communication skills with the non-gifted

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      How to stay sane in your crummy job in the short term

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      Time management tricks to make time to follow new goals while still working

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      How to sell yourself and develop a personal brand

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      How to start your own business or become a digital nomad

      Bonus

      Private Facebook Group

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      Submit your questions to your coach to be answered online, and learn from the journeys of other members

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      Network with other gifted adults who are in the midst of a mid-life redirection

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      Share resources and support

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      Stay accountable as you share your journey

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      Get inspired by vision boards and case studies

      Bonus

      Optional Additional Lessons

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      Choose specific lessons based on your personal situation

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      Extra lessons include advice if you're twice exceptional, over 50, were raised by narcissistic parents, are facing pushback from your family or spouse, and more

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      Can't find the answer for your specific issue? Request a custom lesson!

      IF YOU’RE ASKING YOURSELF…

      I already bought so many things that didn’t help me …

      why do I need Happily Clever After?

      THEN LET ME TELL YOU THIS:

      This program costs less than a couple cups of coffee at Starbucks,

      but it actually has the potential to change your whole life.

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      Get 32 robust and practical video lessons designed to walk you through your transformation step by step

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      Get over 100 at-home exercises and proven transformation tools to process your personal situation at your own pace

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      Get your personal questions answered by a certified life coach with Master's level training in giftedness

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      Get access to your very own understanding tribe in our private Facebook group, for support, encouragement, and networking

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      Get dozens of downloadable planning sheets, journal page templates, writing prompts, daily logs, task trackers, vision boards and more

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      Get plug-and-play scripts for conversations with managers and colleagues to improve your current work situation

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      Get proven templates for resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles when you're ready to move on

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      Get regular monthly New Content drops like affirmation cards, habit trackers, Trello dashboards and more

      Total Value = $250

      Today’s Price = Only $7

      7 Day Refund Guarantee

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      Frequently asked questions

      Q: How do I know this program will work for me? 

      A: If you’ve read all the way down the page this far, you’re in the right mindset for this program! You’re at a turning point in your life and searching for answers, and the fact that you’re so ready for change bodes well for your success with the Happily Clever After program.  The transformation steps and exercises are designed to uncover the hidden obstacles to your success, based on my extensive education and experience in the gifted field.  These targeted and tested insights, combined with your determination and mindset, mean that you’re a good candidate for success in this program. 

      Q: How long will it take me to complete the program? 

      A: That depends on how much time you spend on it each day. There are 32 videos to watch, and each one has several at home exercises for you to complete afterward to apply what vou’ve learned. Videos range from 10 – 20 minutes each, and exercises can take 10 – 60 minutes. That adds up to about 24 hours of work, but you’ll also want to build in time for researching your options, working through obstacles, and accessing the support from your coach and community. 

      Q: I see that your personal transformation occurred after you launched your own business. What if I don’t want to do that?

      A: Your ideal path may not look anything like mine. After working through all the lessons, assessments, exercises and research in the Happily Ever After program, you may find that your goal is to work for a particular kind of company, and that’s perfectly fine because it’s YOUR goal.  This program is designed to help you discover what YOU really want, what YOUR purpose is, and how YOU can find a path that makes you happy.  I’m just here to help you get there, not tell you where to go. 

      Q: Is this a class? 

      A: Happily Clever After is a comprehensive coaching program that combines video lessons, printable workbooks of exercises and thought activities, access to resources tailored to gifted adults looking for a new path, and personal support from a trained personal development coach and a community of like-minded peers. 

      Q: Why is this a monthly membership? 

      A:So you can access the support you’ll need to ensure your success. This format allows you to ask questions of your coach, learn from your peers in our Facebook group, and access new materials each month as they’re created.

      Q: How long do I have to remain a member? 

      A: You can cancel your membership at any time.  Depending on how long it takes you to work through all the materials, you may spend several months with us, or several years.  After completing the inital video lessons and toolkit exercises, many members continue to participate specifically to access the personal coaching support available to them as they work through the steps they’ve set for themselves to reach their new goal.  In addition, we add additional materials every month, all of which are designed to help members overcome obstacles to reaching a new and fulfilling path. 

      Q: How long will the membership cost remain at $7 per month? 

      A: Founding members who join in 2024 will have their membership rates frozen at $7 for as long as they remain members.  In subsequent periods, membership cost is slated to increase to $27 per month.  

      What if you need more 1:1 support?

      If you have specific career or personal situations that need detailed, customized advice and strategies, or if you need a tailored approach to address your unique challenges and goals, you may wish to upgrade your membership.

      Access individual, personal coaching by Zoom with Happily Clever After Plus   

      This group is limited to just 10 participants at any one time, so if membership is currently closed, please join the waiting list and I’ll reach out as soon as an opening becomes available. 

      Money Back Guarantee

      Q: Is there a money-back guarantee?

      A: Yes absolutely! We swear by our training, so much so we offer a 7-Day no-questions-asked money-back-guarantee.

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