As a female professional, how much space is there in your life for what is most meaningful to you?

This website and blog is my starting point for helping you, the professional woman working in a stressful environment, Make Room For You.

Here, you will learn ways to feel more energized and engaged by your life, and your work. By sharing stories from my experience as a coach, lawyer, wife and mother, I will inspire and motivate you. I believe that in order to make this world a better place, we all must flourish. This flourishing starts with each of us working to be our best selves, so we can make more room for each other, our families and our communities. There's room for you here!

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Helping Professional Women Make Room In Their Lives For What's Really Important To Them

Hi I’m Milisa!

My coaching practice focuses on professional women in high stress work environments, including physicians, accountants and lawyers and business women.  This niche is a natural fit for me, given my background as a lawyer.  I have “been there”, both on “Bay Street” and “in-house”, and I know that if I had had a coach like me back then, my well-being would have been vastly improved.   I offer my genuine interest and a wish to see my clients thrive and evolve in a way that they have designed using the coaching process where they need and want it. I have a passion for partnering with women to discover their values, their strengths, their passions, their wants and needs and their dreams. In light of these discoveries, I help clients clarify their goals and then to move on to attain them.     Read more about Milisa →

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  • Upcoming offerings…
    Stay tuned for: group coaching, corporate workshops, teleclasses and webinars
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Ann Patchett – Present and Powerful!

Recently, I had the good fortune to be invited by my friend Isabelle to go see Ann Patchett being interviewed at the Toronto Reference Library. Ann Patchett is on tour for her latest novel, Commonwealth. I have read several of her novels over the years (including Bel Canto, Run and State of Wonder) and really…

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The Story of the Horse, the Monkey and the Bird

Here’s a little backstory first: I used this story as an introduction to my 2015 Managing Stress by Making Room For You presentation at the Ontario Bar Association. Part of me felt it was too “out there” to share with a large number of lawyers (what if they thought I was a flake?), and the…

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A Grounded Loving Tornado

I have been playing around with naming a very powerful source of energy that I have been able to tap into at times in the last couple of years.  I am calling it being a “grounded loving tornado”.    My sense is that this energy is a type of human spirit energy – connecting to something…

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It Happened At Spadina and Dupont

Below is the story I told as an introduction to the topic of Avoid Burnout: Train for Resilience on June 1, 2016 as part of the Ontario Bar Association’s Mindful Lawyer Series. I am really grateful and proud to be a part of this important  conversation about lawyer well-being generated by the OBA!  I also really…

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