Coaching with me will be an equal partnership. Our sessions will be conversational and my goal of our time together will be to guide you to the answers you already have. I consider my intuition to be my biggest strength, so in working with me you can expect me to listen intently and be direct in telling you what I think I am hearing you say; what are the themes and underlying messages of the things you share?
My approach is to be your confidant and to create a space where you feel heard, understood and be someone that truly sees your potential. Your vulnerability will be met with both empathy and accountability.
I am all about feeling all the feelings, choosing to show up honestly and putting in the work to create the growth you aspire to feel.
In working with me you can expect to feel accepted as you are, while challenged to own all you can be.
With a duel degree in Psychology and Family & Child Sciences and a corporate background in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, I have always been passionate about the human experience. As I began to put this passion into practice and began my professional life, I found myself feeling stuck, unfulfilled and confused as to what could be missing. With so many of the things I was "supposed to do" and so many of the things I was "supposed to be" checked off, why did it feel empty? All I wanted was someone to give me the answer key to what I needed to do to feel better; to feel whole as I was.
I am a life coach because what I found is that no external thing was going to bring peace to my internal discomfort and longing. I had so many great things in my life but I felt eager and certain that I was meant for more.
My answer key was looking inward, getting clear on the core of who I am and the version of me that I could feel empowered to bring with me to every phase of life. In that journey I found that what I was missing was understanding MY human experience. The one I wanted and the one I was meant for instead of the one that I thought the world told me I could have. I had to do a lot of work to identify my strengths, recognize what was holding me back and begin to claim ownership over my mindset.
In my partnerships I bring my education, corporate experience and maybe most importantly, I bring the awareness of how powerful it is when we embrace the messiness of being human; when we recognize that who we are already is what leads us exactly to who we are longing to be.
Keeping it simple:
-Born and raised in South Florida
-Deeply passionate about holistic wellbeing: nutrition, fitness and mental wellness
-Avid podcast consumer (ArmChair Expert by Dax Shepard is my #1 favorite)
-I thrive off of meaningful conversations, cuddling my dogs and being unapologetic in rooting for the people I care about
-My homemade chocolate chip cookies are my weakness
"Sami is an old soul who is wise beyond her years. She listens intently and has an innate ability to meet you exactly where you are. She isn’t afraid to ask the difficult questions and her intuition is always on point. She has a way of knowing there is something deeper and coaxes you gently to peel back layer after layer until you get the true heart of the issue. If you are looking to go deeper, to challenge your limiting beliefs and find the power you have within, I highly recommend you talk with Sami. You won’t regret it." -B.S.
"I felt truly empowered in my sessions with Sami. She is an attentive coach and made me feel seen, heard and validated in my experiences. She creates a space that feels compassionate, she is incredibly skilled in helping you confront your blind spots, and gently guides you back on track when you stumble. I highly recommend working with Sami and experiencing the transformation that will happen in your life for yourself." –I.B.
“Sami made me feel comfortable enough to share my concerns, worries and fears. She listened carefully to everything I shared and then helped me find the answers I was looking for. She did it in a way that was compassionate and loving. She really helped me improve my self confidence and then the rest of my life improved. I can’t thank her enough."–M.A.
"Sami Adler and her food coaching could not of come at a better time for me. I was at a point in my life where I was taking a medication that hindered any type of weight loss. I made the personal decision to discontinue the medication in attempt to get back to my normal self. Little did I know, the 30 lbs that were gained would not come off as easy as they were put on. I found myself on yo-yo diets (keto, smoothies, low carb etc.) nothing seemed to help. At the time Sami had just started her journey into coaching and I was able to witness first hand her grow into the greatest version of herself. Fast forward and just recently, I realized something needed to change. At first I was reaching out to Sami daily for workout ideas, and soon enough I decided to go all in. About one week into following Sami’s meal plan I was down 7 lbs! I was SHOCKED. Not only was I finally excited to see something working, I was so happy to know Sami was only a text away if I had any questions. It truly means something when you have a coach that cares and is ecstatic to see you inching towards your goals. I am not sure what was better, the dip in the scale or Sami’s reactions to my progress every day! If I was ever craving something, she always helped me get to the root of why I was having the craving. In the past food was something I used to pacify myself. With Sami’s help we found that the cravings and temptations were generally linked to stress or anxiety present in my life. That is the component that makes this partnership with Sami so special. Weight loss is great, but she has helped me stay present and connected with my emotions throughout the entire process. I am so thankful for her". -J.L.