Get the Support & Structure to Grow Strong

Even in Difficult Relationships

You are far MORE than what’s happening to you!!

Walking in CORE Strength™ is for you if:

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    You’re tired of pretending everything is fine and you know you want things to change.

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    You feel like you’ve lost your voice, your dignity, and perhaps even some of your identity.

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    You’re in a relationship that isn’t healthy, but you don’t know how to change things - yourself or the other person - to create better outcomes.

Even if you are not ready to make big changes, you know you’re in pain. Your life, your marriage or other significant relationship isn’t working.

You’re scared. You’re confused. And you know that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. This year CAN be different. You don’t have to start by making big life changes, you can start small by working on building your 4 Internal CORE strengths. Failure is not an option. Small changes make big differences.

We’re here to help you, encourage you, and support you to
become the woman that you most want to be, even when life is hard...

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Leslie Vernick shares what
you’ll find in the course


Over the past 30 years, I have worked with hundreds, if not thousands, of women who want to get whole, holy and healthy… even if they’re not happy in their relationship, …and I know how to help you.

This program is designed to help you change you.
In it you will learn to:

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Step 1

Learn to walk in truth rather than in fear, denial, or resentment.

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Grow brave. Confidently know and speak your own feelings in a constructive way - even when you’re angry.

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Take wise new risks, even when you feel afraid. Baby steps.

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Step 4

You can learn to implement boundaries and develop effective consequences for destructive behaviors.

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Lovingly invite your partner into healthy change so that destructive patterns may be broken.

If you are a woman who is sick of staying silent, placating, and pretending in your most significant relationships but aren’t quite sure how to make changes in a God-honoring way, this group is for you. It will give the tools, the support, the steps, and accountability to make those changes. Remember, even if your relationship fails, you always have to live with yourself.

Are you proud of how you show up, even when it’s hard?

Core Strength will help you be the godly woman you long to be while speaking up, setting boundaries for yourself, and saying no.


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Two Zoom Calls Per Month for Three Months

These LIVE Zoom group coaching sessions will be with one of Leslie’s trained coaches, who will help you personally apply CORE Strength in your situation. Class size is limited, and calls are recorded in case you miss a session or arrive late.

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Supplemental Resources & Handouts

You can go deeper in between live coaching sessions with specific video lessons, self-paced reflection exercises, assignments, and helpful tools and handouts to bring the concepts to life.

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Private Facebook Group

Exclusive access to a private community of your peers taking the same course so that you can support one another during the week and grow together.

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Members-Only Videos & Articles

Exclusive access to bonus teaching videos and articles we make available to Leslie’s coaching clients in this program.

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Join the Program Today and
Receive 4 Bonus Video Resources

($500 Value)

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Get Rid Of “Stinkin Thinkin”

In this video you will learn:
• Why your attitude matters
• How to recognize your “ANTS”
• How to recognize your thoughts but learn to discern when they don’t tell you the truth
• How to change your negative thoughts and focus on Christ

Tools To Manage Your Emotions

In this video you will learn:
• The purpose of emotions and why God gave them to us
• How to stop your emotions from controlling you
• How your body shows how you feel inside
• What an “emotional storm” is and how to get through it

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Building Healthy Relationships

In this video you will learn:
• God’s plan for relationships
• Why sin and suffering are part of EVERY relationship
• What unhealthy relationship patterns are and how they  damage relationships
• Three (3) elements necessary for healthy relationships to  flourish

Does God Want You to be Happy?

In this video you will learn:
• Why holiness and happiness are not opposites, but  meant to work together
• What is the biggest lie that keeps you miserable
• The one tactic that can stop a negative mood and a negative situation
• The phrase that is stopping your happiness

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It’s true, everyone is super busy these days. But we DO make time when something is important to us. If you were diagnosed with cancer, you WOULD MAKE TIME for treatment so that you would live.

Your health is important to you, to God, and hopefully to those you love. In the same way, your inner life, your soul, your mind, your spirit, your emotions and the way you do life and relationships are essential to your future well-being. If you don’t want to keep living the same way in this new year, it’s time for you to prioritize you.

The group coaching session is 90 minutes every other week. In between your coaching group sessions, you could put in another 90 minutes - perhaps in three (30-minute) sections. First, 30 minutes to do your homework from the previous session. Second, 30 minutes to watch the new video for the upcoming session and third, 30 minutes to practice some of what you are learning.

90 Minutes each week for three months to change the way you see yourself, see the world and handle your emotions? LIFE-CHANGING.

It’s true. Walking in CORE Strength™ is an investment in you. Your well-being. Your future life story. Your children’s future well-being. 

Women who have been concerned about the cost have found multitudes of creative ways to get the funds to pay for it. And, by doing so discovered, even before class began, that they were more resourceful, competent, and creative than they believed (or were told). The saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there becomes a way.” 

Becoming equipped and empowered to become a new you, one that you’re most proud of, is priceless.

It’s true; change is hard. One of the first things you’ll learn in Walking in CORE Strength™ is that you create your future story based on your current beliefs. When you tell yourself you can’t, you won’t. But the truth is, God says you can. “He who has begun a good work will complete it.” (Philippians 1:6). And to do so, God requires your cooperation. 

The first step forward is believing that small changes can make big differences. Just because you don't get it right at first doesn't mean you failed, it just means you're trying something different.

You’re called to learn how to put off your old self and learn to put on your new self (Ephesians 4:22-24). This takes time. This is your work to do, to grow, to mature in your faith. And it’s much easier to do it in a group with other women who are learning and practicing these same skills together. If you do the work, you will change. 

Although there will be many women in the group who are struggling with destructive relationships, the emphasis in this group coaching program is NOT on your relationships. It’s on you. Your internal work. Your beliefs, your habits, your triggers, your emotions, and the ways you habitually handle the challenges and obstacles that are in your life story (whatever they are).

The group coaching process is an opportunity to get to know yourself better and become the woman that God made you to be, and you most want to become instead of staying stuck in old fears, bad habits, resentful reactions and shutdown mode. Once you can learn to pause, become more self-aware, and respond in new ways, then you become free to shape new outcomes in the external life story you create.

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A Taste Of What You’ll Learn:

Session 1

CORE Strength: C

You will explore what “stepping into core strength” looks like by developing a greater awareness of the mindset that prevents us from walking in truth. By defining what will be different, you will learn to walk in faith and courage as you develop the mindset to overcome fears and lies.

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CORE Strength: O

This session will focus on what a healthy self looks like and how to build your CORE strength to walk that out. You will learn to identify blind spots, lies, and self-deceit that prevent them from walking in the truth of who God has called them to be.

Session 3

CORE Strength: R

This session will focus on identifying your true self (Big Circle©). Your personal values will be explored and identified. Growth in stewardship and responsibility of self are concepts that will be “tried on,” so you will learn to practice walking in responsibility and living that out.

Session 4

CORE Strength: R

This session will provide the opportunity for you to be coached around the challenges of walking in responsibility and respect as we seek to walk in your “Big Circle© Self.” We will define where boundaries are to be established, and coach around communicating boundaries and setting appropriate consequences.

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CORE Strength: E

You will learn the difference between empathy and enabling while exploring and receiving coaching in areas of greatest challenges. You will explore what it looks like to stop enabling but truly have compassion without putting yourself in a harmful situation.

Session 6

Conflict Resolution + Continued Growth for the Future

This session will bring together all the concepts of Walking in CORE Strength™ as you define your next steps forward, walking in awareness with new tools and walking out their strengths and values. You will learn key skills on how to navigate tough conversations and situations.








Working with my group has helped me feel more connected.

One night I couldn’t sleep due to the hurtful letter my daughter sent, “no birthdays & no Mothers Days” I sent out a post requesting prayer & explained briefly why. When I woke up at 2:30am there were 10 responses back to me, 3 women wrote they had the same issue with their daughter. I’ve learned to start reacting differently to my daughter. In the past I may have yelled back. But now I am learning to give my opinion instead of bending to others most of the time. This is a big change for me and I am excited to see the changes.

— Tamara T.


Thank you for supporting me in my decisions and allowing me to be real without judgment.

Thank you for supporting me in my decisions and allowing me to be real without judgment. Thank you for being for my marriage but understanding that my sanity isn't less important. Thank you for giving me a place to sleep, helping me with resources, being a shoulder to cry on, or just a friend to sit in quiet prayer and sip some tea. I'm forever grateful and I couldn't have done this without your support. I can see some real changes happening inside; including, getting confident in my boundary-setting, and gaining a deeper understanding that God is my provision and my safety. For the first time, I have grieved the loss of the husband I wanted to have. I love this group!

— Kelli M.


I am much more aware of my thoughts and feelings and am able to align them with truth.

I am much more aware of my thoughts and feelings and am able to align them with truth. I am able to not feel as anxious because I am more confident in myself and my ability to be assertive and I tell myself who I am in Christ in order to prepare my heart. Thank you for believing me, for loving me and speaking God’s truth over me. Thank you for letting me be vulnerable and transparent and honoring my privacy. Thank you for walking this journey with me and supporting me in being the woman that God created me to be and honoring ME above my marriage.

— Tracy R.


WCS has been amazing!

WCS has been amazing! I am now willing to see the lies exposed, rather than live in denial. I’ve gained courage to do things I never thought I could do. The biggest thing I learned, is how to respond to a toxic person in a loving, healthy way. I learned to stand up for myself without attacking my abuser. I learned how to take away his power by using silence, rather than aggression & defensiveness. At one point, I was busy and could not respond to him right away. I used this time to identify four possible responses to him, then, identified the possible results that each response would have on him and on me. This exercise was profound. Three of the responses kept me in a toxic mess and one took away his power. This changed everything for me.

— Brigitte R.


I wanted to join WCS because...

I wanted to join WCS because my husband and a lot of his supporters (of which he has many) were looking at me as the cause of his acting out. I was being asked questions like "Have you looked in the mirror? Have you asked yourself why he felt like he had to lie to you?" I knew it wasn't fair to blame me but didn't know how to stand up for myself. That has changed now. I want to be firm in who I am in or out of my marriage. Now I am speaking confidently in either situation because I am aware of truth - not exaggerating, not minimizing, just speaking the truth kindly. I realized where I had been over-functioning and allowing my husband to not take responsibility for his children or his work and could step back so he could step up. Thank you so much!!!

— Hannah W

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Ready To Stop Spinning Your Wheels? This Is The Next Right Step You Have Been Waiting For.

Remember, the power is within you to change the course ahead. It’s not about changing someone else; it’s about changing how you think and respond.

You Are About To Discover How To:

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    Work on your problems instead of exhausting yourself trying to fix or change others.

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    Respect other people while still respecting yourself - or always putting yourself last.

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    Identify the lies you believe and embrace God’s truth.

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    Receive the support and accountability needed to make  lasting changes in your life.

and Much More