Offers, events, workshop dates and other snippets of general interest

Looking forward to taking the November Chair at Severn Business Network

I've been a member of Severn Business Network since March this year and can honestly say that the Thursday morning breakfast meetings are one of the highlights of my week. It might be a very early start, but the camaraderie is uplifting and, with over 30 businesses represented, it's a great way to ensure you always have someone to call for all your business needs. Check us out at

Chatting to Jim Hawkins about Bucket Lists and Goal Setting on BBC Radio Shropshire 22 September 2016.

First edition of Newsletter launched!

Thrilled to say that the first edition of 'The Message Box' is available now for anyone who has an interest in receiving news & information about upcoming events.  As well as the usual highlights, each edition will include tips and pointers to a happier, more fulfilling life and, in support of my sponsored charity Finding Furever Homes, will also feature one of the very many rescue dogs patiently awaiting their furever family.

May's edition: Chatting with Jim Hawkins on BBC Radio Shropshire with link to the interview; My new Sponsored Charity, Finding Furever Homes; The Art of Coaching;Film & Media; Official Referral Partner of Office Essential; Pointers to a Happy Life; What People are Saying; Forthcoming Events.

To sign up for your copy, just follow
the link or email me directly:


Have your cake and eat it!

Learn to become your own Life Coach whilst enjoying lovely, gluten free cakes, baked by Shrewsbury's own Holly Robinson.

Large strawberry cake
What would you do differently if you had the tools and techniques to become your own life coach? If you would like to find out, why not join me at Kinton Farm, Nesscliffe, SY4 1AZ  7.15 - 9.15 pm on Tuesday 24 May 2016  for the first of six interactive workshops in which I will be sharing with you some really useful tips and techniques to enable you to

  1. get clear on what you want in life
  2. think through the impact of any changes you might be contemplating
  3. develop a compelling vision of your goals
  4. change your emotional state to get you ready to take action
  5.  harness your internal resources to be the best you can be
  6. keep going when the going gets tough

And just as important, we will be aiming to have a little fun along the way - because, as we all know, laughter is the best medicine!

Interested? The cost of this introductory workshop is £10, redeemable against the cost of the full course if booked on the day. For more information or to book your place, ring me on 0333 444 9845 or email me


In support of International Nurses' Day 2016.

Did you know that Thursday 12 May is International Nurses' Day? This year, it is 30 years since I qualified as an RMN. I am very proud of my nursing roots so to show my support, all this week I will be offering registered nurses 50% off personal coaching. For more information, contact me on 0333 444 9845. Appointments subject to availability.


Chatting to the lovely Jim Hawkins on BBC Radio Shropshire.

Are you, or is someone you know, experiencing a mid-life crisis? This was the topic of discussion on Jim Hawkins show on BBC Radio Shropshire on Tuesday 3 May 2016. Follow the link to hear Jim & I discussing how working with a life coach might help. 

Looking for a gift with a difference? Karen Carpenter Coaching Gift Vouchers now available.

Are you looking for a gift with a difference? Do you know someone whose life needs a boost or refresh but you don't want to interfere? Giving someone the gift of a life coaching voucher could change their life forever!

Other denominations and bespoke packages available. For more information or to make a purchase, click here or phone me on 0333 444 9845

Gift Voucher £25          Life Coaching Package Gift Voucher

Karen Carpenter Coaching now an official Referral Partner of Office Essential, the free service for start ups

"Office Essential is a one-stop solution for everything your Company will require to reach your potential. We have over 15 years experience in business to business consultancy, with a network of outstanding small business advisers, suppliers and marketing experts who share our vision of providing a transparent, down to earth but efficient solution to entrepreneurs."

Motivational Note Cards. . . Selection of Motivational Notecards
Motivational notecards now in stock, great for pinning to vision boards, tucking in a wallet or purse for motivation on the move - or send to a friend for a little inspiration when they most need it!

Various designs: for more information contact me on 0333 444 9845


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