Let’s Work Together

Your Goals + My Gifts = ACTION!

People constantly ask me, ‘why do you do what you do?’

It’s simple.

The more confidence you have, the more connections you’ll make.
The more connections you make, the more possibilities you create.

I provide a safe space to work 1-on-1 in any area of your life. Do you want or need support? Well, guess what, you aren”t alone! In fact, it’s the people that speak up and seek out support that succeed at a faster rate. Just like all humans don’t fit in the same box, label or learning ability. Neither does my sytle of Life Supporting (my version of Life Coaching!)

Together, we’ll develop a “plan of action” based on what’s best…for YOU!

What areas do I offer support?
*Accountability for Action
*What are you NOT doing because you don’t have someone to do it with?
*Lending a helping hand through change so you aren’t alone
*New perspectives on situations which have your feeling stuck or stagnant.
*A real person who cares whether or not you reach your goal
*Practicing the Art of Conversation and Face to Face Connection
*Laughing when you can’t find a reason to smile. It’s that simple.
*Oh… and I’m an expert at USING FEAR AS FUEL. Trust me, what you believe is a setback can be your stepping stone!
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Non-biased support rocks…no matter who, when and why!  


No one can tell you how or what to do. Only you know what it means to start. How would partnering with me change your life? It means YOU are saying yes to YOU. God, The Universe, The Holy Spirit, what ever you call it– rewards the act of making a decision with an outcome of achievement. It’s OK to ask for help. People are not meant to be completely independent from other influence. This isn’t about me “telling” you what to do. This is about new perspectives, listening without any judgement and offering a landing pad through change.
You are safe with me, your with a Stranger To Friend. But only YOU have the power to take the first step. What’s the worst that can happen? Or rather, what’s the best that can come out of me focusing my time on your needs. I promise you’ll experience a shift. And for this, it is my honor to share a part of your journey.

Session include Walk & Talks around the park, Coffee & Connection, One-on-One Phone Conversations and Personalize 6-12 Accountability Action Plans.
*Prices Vary Per Style of Connection & Support.

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I’m certain I can help you improve your life. The only question is whether or not you’re willing to make a decision, take action, and become the man or woman you want to be. Im positive that together we can construct a plan that will turn your shoulds into musts, a plan that will encourage you to make significant changes in your life and allow you to hold yourself accountable as you grow. That’s what I did for myself and many others, and I’m certain I can do the same for you. So certain, in fact, that I offer a 100% satisfaction, money-back guarantee to all of my monthly clients.


Email: carlyn@strangerstofriends.com


“I met Carlyn Shaw through another friend that I met through the internet - The Savvy Assistant aka Lindsey Holder. I love reading blogs and followed Lindsey and read on her blog about Carlyn. I wrote to Carlyn and the rest is history! As you see I love making friends out of strangers! However it was Carlyn’s passion for adventure that inspired me so much and I will share something I wrote to her not long ago:I took a “solo” trip – my very first ever to St. Louis, MO this past weekend! I thought of you as I went since I am not that much of an adventurer I have never had a problem making strangers into friends – but I never was much to venture out on my travels and see new things by myself. You would have been very proud of me this past weekend as I was going everywhere and seeing things all by myself and of course making new friends along the way. That has never been hard to do!! Made new “strangers to friends” from PA and IN and MO!! Just wanted to give you a shout out for inspiring me.”

As someone who has struggled talking to strangers, a mix up in the mail room (me taking your package) brought us together. And although we don’t see each other I do feel the support of someone that hasn’t known me for years but truly loves people and is the image of staying positive rubs off on everyone around you. Thank you for reinforcing to not be afraid and to always be positive!

Carlyn is a free spirit, a seeker, and a lover of all people. She has a lust for life experiences that lead to new friendships, new perspectives, and sometimes losing teeth – but she still keeps smiling.

Carlyn and I met through a mutual friend. She is like a breathe of fresh air and always has a smile on her face, through even the toughest of situations. Her attitude is an inspiration; she seems to find the silver lining in any cloud.

Carlyn, has taken her life experiences and channels them to inspire others to live a life filled with possibilities and joy. She is abundantly inspiring, exceptionally intuitive, and very wise.  www.SusieArt.com

Everything Carlyn does, she does with passion. She doesn’t cut corners including when it comes to helping others.  http://www.creativeweddingsbyamy.com/