My Coaching Commitment to You:

  • I honor the sacredness of others & hold their confidences.
  • I respect other’s perceptions of the world.
  • I am dedicated to my work & commitments.
  • I connect from the heart.
  • I hold my client & the world in positive focus.
  • I take responsibility for myself & allow others to do the same.
  • I see all people as whole, full, and complete.


I will teach you what love is and what it is not. Love leads to genuine connection.

I will teach you the 3 elements of happiness, which will lead to greater peace & confidence.

I will teach you how to drop expectations & honor choice, which leads to freedom & joy.

I will help you see what you are not seeing, which leads to self-discovery & clarity.

I will teach you my decision making success system, which leads to progress.

“Julie was able to help me see things, people, and situations with a different perspective that was often healing and liberating as I saw that what I had always done was simply ineffective.”

Amy O.

“Coaching with Julie Balkman has been life changing. With her guidance, I truly like who I am the majority of the time and am genuinely excited about the person I am becoming.”

Kerry B.

“Working with Julie was a delight. She is a great listener and created a lot of space for me to process my life. Her focus on being loved, loving, and responsible gave me a lot to think, ponder, and pray about.”

Mike S.

What is life coaching?

You would hire a tennis coach to help you play your best tennis game. In the same way, you would hire a life coach to help you live your best life. Julie Balkman life coaching involves one or more of the following: teaching, loving, vision mastery, awakening, connecting, healing, attracting real relationships that last, reaching for your dreams, and fun.

Life coaching is one way of taking responsibility for your happiness. Some people refer to it as “doing your emotional work.” It does require some level of commitment, motivation, and trust for you to fully reap the benefits.

Life coaching is helpful to those who want more peace, confidence, clarity, connection, progress, freedom, and joy. Eliminate anxiety, confusion, anger/frustration, loneliness, stress, boredom, and fear with love & simple tools that are easy to learn and easy to apply to your life.

What is the difference between coaching and counseling/therapy?


The Coach’s primary attention is on strengthening the client’s wisdom, thought processes, and directed action toward the future, based on the client’s self-identified agenda. A supportive and non-judgmental environment is created in which to inquire, challenge, and stimulate critical thinking and new ways of being, thinking, and acting, often resulting in new behaviors applicable to the client’s whole life.

Counseling (Therapy):

The Counselor’s focus in or addressing a personal issue with client, often related to emotions, attitude or behavior. Counseling/therapy may include asking thought-provoking questions similar to those used in coaching. The emphasis however is on applying principles of mental health, holistic lifestyle, psychology and human development to address wellness, personal growth, behavioral change or emotional well-being.