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Hey, hey!

I'm Makeda Mutema-Newton, your Impulse Shopping Coach.

I was an impulse shopper from 2005-2016.

I was in Macy's every Wednesday (sale day) buying items that I didn't need.

I was in love with QVC filling my kitchen with (every) Temp-tations product.

I was triggered by every email with a discount (hello 40% off!).

Eventually, my pesky habit got the best of me and caused my family and me to lose the home that we were renting.

My lack of self-control caused a lack of responsibility.

During the next two-and-a-half years, we lived with my in-laws and had no choice but to live minimally (because everything was in storage) and learn to be satisfied.

I was on a journey of experiencing and embracing contentment.

Losing our home was traumatic, but I'm grateful for the experience and journey.

My reason for becoming your coach? A little saying...

"Whatever you can't rest from, you're a slave to."

I'm here to teach you how to take back control of your impulses.

To give you the tools to become the better version of yourself - curb your impulse shopping habit, restore your self-control, and shop more intentionally and in alignment with your values.

Ready to invest in your personal growth and new habits?

Yes, please! What's the next step?

A few facts about me..

  • Born and raised in Trinidad
  • Married with three boys
  • Homeschool mama
  • Non-tourist vacations in US cities
  • Shenandoah Valley, VA - future home
  • Favourite meal: Filet mignon, mashed potatoes, roasted asparagus 
  • Love a good choc chip cookie, Haagen Dazs Pineapple Coconut and Pistachio ice cream flavours