Interested in starting your own coaching journey, but not sure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Shawn Bonneteau of Secret Habit Life Coaching, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

What's your business and who are your customers?

We guide men and women to experience life after quitting porn. We offer 1 on 1 coaching for those who want to experience sexual integrity through the process of understanding and awareness of ones sexual story.

Our customers are those who want to overcome an unwanted sexual behaviour, who are dealing with betrayal from a loved one, or those who simply want to grow in their sexual integrity and wholeness because they know there is more available.

With 70% of men and nearly 35% of women watching and abusing things like porn on a regular basis, we are seeing an influx of disconnected marriages, broken families and an over-sexualized world... these are causing great problems in every area of our lives and we need to begin doing something about it.

Tell us about yourself

I struggled with porn and masturbation for 14 years, brought it into my marriage and nearly ruined everything I had. After deciding to quit on my 25th birthday, I began feeling different almost immediately.

After several months of experiencing life like never before, I realized I wanted to share my story and offer hope to people who were stuck like I was. Because of the incredibly high rates of people struggling with things like porn addiction, marriages falling apart and kids being raised in dysfunctional homes, I am constantly reminded that its this work that I am blessed to do that helps men become the fathers, husbands and individuals this world needs.

Because this is my own story, I am so passionate to help other men experience what I have been able to experience as a man, husband and now father.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Being known as authentic and someone to look up to.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Wearing the many hats and doing things that I am either not good at, or no little about.

What are the top 3 tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

1. Start with who - You need to be able to serve people in this world, not just yourself with the idea you have.

2. Make this bigger than yourself.

3. Sabbath well and live from health.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Integrity is about who you are, not about what you do.

What you do is a by product of who you are and its crucial that we live in integrity in all areas of our lives - Business, family, sexuality, etc!

Where can people find you and your business?


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