I work with women who are struggling with the voices of not enough and who want permission to live their lives in fuller, bigger and braver ways. Doña Bumgarner, life coach, nurtured mama

Is this you?

  • You constantly compare yourself to others and come up short. You lay awake at night worrying about all the ways you are not enough.
  • You believe if you just work harder and say yes to everyone who asks you for something, people will start noticing and appreciating you more.
  • You are terrified that people will think you are selfish if you ask for what you really need, so you don’t, ever.
  • You have a big dream, but you believe you need to go get another degree and become an expert at it before anyone will take you seriously.


This is my invitation to you to stop waiting on permission from anyone else and start believing that you are the most valuable person in your life.


In our work together, I’ll challenge you to listen to your own intuition and decide for yourself what is enough, what is important, and to feel deeply worthy of your place in the world.


“It’s as if finally the flood gates have opened into something new and exciting concerning being noticed…” – Grace


Together we will:

  • Develop your inner compass, so you can always know if the butterflies in your stomach mean, “I can’t wait to begin,” or “This is the wrong place for me to be putting my energy.” 
  • Celebrate and celebrate again all the ways you are wonderful and worthy of love and attention.
  • Examine the stories and beliefs that are keeping you stuck in people-pleasing and approval-seeking.
  • Develop strategic and sustainable self care practices that will keep you grounded and strong.
  • Practice giving yourself grace when you make mistakes or stumble and learn to trust your capacity for resilience.
  • Learn to walk with fear and be brave, anyway.


“Working with Doña is like talking with a close friend, in all the best ways possible. She’s warm and open. She never tries to “fix” things, but is right next to you, supporting you and helping you navigate whatever it is you’re focusing on. I always left our sessions with new insights and feeling better about moving forward.”  – Stephanie


your personal guidebook


You will leave our time together knowing what YOU want.

You will be able to set down the heavy weight of needing to be perfect.

You will let go of the constant comparison.

You will be able to deeply care and give to others, but without emptying out yourself.

You will know how to recognize when you need to replenish and have a toolbox of personalized self care practices to turn to.

You will get clear about your values and be brave about using your voice to stand up for what you believe in.

You will stop needing permission from anyone but yourself.


“After two sessions, my overwhelm and stress is subsiding. With gentleness and honesty, Doña’s coaching is great for accountability and feedback. Highly recommended! – Michelle

Let’s talk!

Ready to give this a try? The button below will take you to a scheduling page for a free 30-minute consultation. You’ll get a feel for how I work, and we will talk about your next step in transforming your life.

Let’s begin!

Wait, I have more questions.

How long is each session?

Each session will last approximately 60 minutes. They will be conducted by phone or Skype, so I will be accessible to you wherever you are in the world.

Will we be following a set program over the course of our calls?

No. Our work together will be tailored to your needs and the details of what you want to create in your life. You can expect our sessions to be filled with deep listening, juicy insights, compassionate challenges, massive celebrations, and constant reminders that you are worthy, just as you are.

Do you guarantee success?

No, I don’t, though I’ve never worked with anyone who left unhappy with their results. Hiring a coach means you are making a decision to be an active participant in your life. As your coach, I will be your cheerleader, visionary and confidante as you write the guidebook for your own life. I will provide a safe space for you to show up messy, scared and hurting. I will welcome all parts of you to the process, and help you cultivate a loving relationship with yourself. But you are the only person who can change you – you have to be willing to work and be open to trying new things.

How much does this cost?

I ask for an initial commitment of 3 months, which can be paid in one lump sum of $420 or billed $140 each month. This covers two 60-minutes sessions each month, a follow-up email and an optional worksheet to help solidify what you are learning, and email support between sessions. I can also provide you with a recording of each session if you like. After the initial 3-month period, you can either renew for another 3-month period or schedule appointments one-at-a-time for $70 per session.

Are you ready?

Click the button below to schedule a free 30 minute introductory session. We’ll get to know each other and talk about what is going on in your life and what you’d like to create. I can’t wait!

Take me there!


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