Your past may shape you.
It may teach you.
But it does not have to define you
Hello! My name is Louise Bowditch and I’m the founder of The M Word and Fan Fatale, a tenacious, coffee drinking, shoe-loving, colour mad chatterbox with a nose for a good gin! I’m also a recovering perfectionist, a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, fur mama to 2 cats and two dogs … and a creative soul who loves flowers.
I’m a firm believer in the age-old saying ‘what doesn’t kill us, makes us stronger’ … and I can say, in all honesty, that I have had my fair share of challenges. When I’m feeling dramatic, I say it’s a miracle that I’m still here (true story!); but when I’m feeling pragmatic (which is most of the time), I have learnt to accept what life has thrown at me and worked hard to ‘let it go’ and make the most out of my life. Of course, it’s not as simple as that, and I am still very much a work in progress, but in essence, that’s exactly what I’ve done.
Clients say I have a great energy, I am fun to be with, I am compassionate, intuitive, I always see the positive and find solutions.
I’ve been on this amazing planet of ours for just over half a century and have endured … oops, I mean enjoyed a rollercoaster of a ride. I have lived through moments of sheer joy, and barely made it through the darkest of times. I’ve had a ‘portfolio’ career, but when I found myself experiencing the wrath and rigour of the big M, I felt compelled to use my own experience to help other women.. The menopause is both a gift and a curse to many of us, and I am no different, so I am applying both a broad holistic approach to my own hormone challenges, requiring both medication and mindset mastery to survive … and because of this, I am very well placed, experienced and researched to support you too!
I am a trained Wellbeing Coach, and am currently studying for a Diploma in Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapy and will qualify as a Solution Focused Therapist in October this year (2020). My new found knowledge is already proving beneficial and I have received great feedback from my Case Studies. I can’t wait to introduce this scientifically proven therapy fully to bring about huge transformations and positive change in the women I work with.