Category: Notes From Christina

A Note From Christina

Christina Merkley

In August I attempt to slow down a bit, so no classes or client work this month. Although I and my team are still doing some prep for the season ahead (thanks Pat, Theresa, Elizabeth and Jessica, I could not live this unique existence without you and your capable skills!). I was able to slip… Read more »


A Note From Christina

Christina Merkley

I hope summer is treating you well (for those who live in the same hemisphere). All classes are fulfilled for this season, so a big thank you to those who joined us this past school year. I really enjoyed meeting, training and coaching you.  Do keep me posted on what unfolds for you and I… Read more »


A Note From Christina

Christina Merkley

This issue of The SHIFT-IT eZine is publishing a bit late because … I was very tired! The annual finale of SHIFT-IT School is the back-to-back Visual Skills courses offered in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia each June. My chance to gather wonderful people from across North America (and some even further) and train them in… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

OMG I have been having a good time these last weeks! This has been a really good year and the last few weeks have thankfully been no exception. Visual Coaching Students: I’ve been busy shepherding our new cohort of Visual Coaches and a few from previous cohorts too … congrats Hannah Sanford on your recent… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

Things continue to flow beautifully this season which I’m so appreciative of … so nice to fill my days with activities and people that I really enjoy! Various SHIFT-IT School News: I’ve said my ‘until we meet agains’ to the latest online cohort of Fundamentals of Working Visually.  They did really great with sticking with… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

Life continues to be busy in a great way. Current Visual Skills Class: The 9-week online version of Fundamentals of Working Visually is winding down … they have now experienced all four ways of working visually and have learned about documentation methods. The final weeks we discuss the business development, brand/identity and marketing sides of… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

Spring has sprung here in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Being a dog owner I have to be outside several times a day regardless of weather. We had an extremely mild winter this year so it wasn’t that bad in the scheme of things. But nonetheless I sure LOVE IT when spring comes and the… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

The spring season is continuing to truck along nicely. SHIFT-IT Online’s current cohort is awesome — tons of deep inner work being done with the Visual Maps with clarity and physical manifestations popping up already! They are just moving into the final stages of SHIFT-IT … moving from energy alignment into finalizing their action plans.… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

Some of my coaching clients are solopreneurs and small businesses. And some of them contemplate using a newsletter (aka eZine) like I do to keep in touch. I always gently warn them about the realities of this medium. If you are going to employ it, you gotta publish on a regular, reliable basis. And that… Read more »


A Note From Christina

The SHIFT-IT Coach and Process Skills Mentor

The spring semester here at SHIFT-IT School is starting to activate. Last week SHIFT-IT Online, the 7-week Visual Coaching Cohort began. You may still join us if you’d like to get in on this unique personal growth experience (2nd webinar is tomorrow). And, right around the corner, on Feb. 22nd the online version of Fundamentals… Read more »