Let's Do This Together

Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy

How are you? How are you really?

Our lens on the world can become cloudy, scratched and even broken depending on how much wear and tear it receives. Many things become distorted when we look at our life through a hazy viewfinder, but the two areas that suffer the most are:

  • Our Confidence
  • Our Clarity

Which leads to overwhelm and a never-ending feeling of confusion. When left unaddressed our self-doubt and fear start to take over, creating a sense of spinning of our wheels (mind reels) and running in circles. This stagnant state of being wears us down mentally, physically and emotionally – impacting our relationships, health, finances and separates us from our potential to create the life we are longing to live.

This is where I step in

In 2019 I have set aside some blocks of time to work with incredible people like yourself, and I am excited to be able to connect one to one, either remotely or in person. Here are the three ways we can work together:

Catalyst Call: 60 Minutes

Via Skype or Zoom

Perfect for you if you are seeking a confidence boost, are running a set of negative tapes on repeat, or you are looking for clarity around a certain area of your life. You are just feeling stuck.

This is also a great option if you currently work in the fitness industry and are looking for guidance with your career, and/or ways to “find your next move.”

In this session I will:
• Help you uncover your keystone limiting belief
• Show you how to reframe this limiting belief
• Give you strategies on how to you pause and stop ruminating
• Remind you of your innate strengths and how to use them to tame your inner critic and take the leap
• Harness one keystone action step (habit) that will help sustain your motivation after our call

The Catalyst Call Includes:

  • A pre-call mini questionnaire to help you get the most out of our time together
  • A post-call recording of our conversation that you can to refer back to it at any time

A six-session package is available to be used over six months. Please contact me for details.

The Perfection Detox Package

Via Skype or Zoom

In response to my recent book The Perfection Detox, I have decided to open up a  limited amount of sessions to work with clients one to one.

Over the course of 6-12 months I will take you through the individual steps that make up the Perfection Detox Methodology.

I do ask that you have read or listened to the book before considering this package. When you close the book or put your headphones away – you will know if I am the right person to work alongside you. While I have witnessed many incredible transformations from the people who have worked with me – the best guide you will ever have is your inner wisdom.

Perfect for you if:

  • You have read or listened to The Perfection Detox and you want to do a deeper dive around the work to Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy – permanently.
  • You want a courage catalyst (me) in your back pocket for the journey.

The Perfection Detox Package Includes:

  • Twenty-One 55-minute calls that can be spread out over the next 12 months
  • Personalized guidance on each phase of the Perfection Detox Program
  • A customized calendar to fit your needs and your life
  • Worksheets for each session
  • A recording of each call that you can to refer back to it at any time
  • Some surprise goodies along the way

A payment plan is available. Please contact me for details.

In Person Immersion

One Day In Person Power Up In NYC

There is nothing more powerful than face to face time. For six blissful hours you get to hit the brakes on your life, press pause on the needs of others and reconnect to your values, passions and purpose. (Don’t worry if you have no idea what they are right now.)

By the end of our time together, you will have recommitted yourself to living your best life and have the steps necessary to create a future that is rooted in possibility and joy.

The Power Up Day Includes

  • A pre-day Catalyst Call to help us collaborate on how to squeeze out the very best of our time together
  • A walk and talk that will be a speed dating session for your heart, and will set the foundation for how we spend the rest of our time together (weather permitting)
  • A working boardroom session to clarify your 2019 soul goal
  • Working with my “Wheel of Change” we will look at the 5 spokes of Clarity, Confidence, Competence, Commitment and Contribution, to create an individualized plan for you to implement immediately to move you toward your best future self
  • Breakfast, Lunch and coffee as needed.
  • A post-day Clarity Call to review our time together and go over any questions
  • A recording of both the Catalyst and Clarity Call that you can to refer back to at any time.


Perfect for you if:

  • You are ready to take the leap but keep waiting for the perfect time to jump
  • You have said to yourself “If I only had the courage I would” (insert your dream here)
  • You have been putting off your dreams and goals because (insert excuse here)
  • You are tired of waiting for the perfect time to do what matters to you
  • FEAR has been the driver for most of your decisions
  • You believe that you need to know more, do more, be more to begin to share your ideas and vision with the world
  • You are struggling with self-doubt and confidence on a daily basis and can’t see a way out
  • You are afraid of leaving this life with regrets

I am the author of The Perfection Detox, Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy. Published by Hachette, my book released as the number one self-help book in Amazon Kindle and is currently being translated into Spanish and French.

I have given a TEDx talk and present keynote speeches and workshops on the topics of perfectionism, confidence and leadership around the country on a regular basis. I am the guest host for an online wellness show called Daily Burn 365, and I am the host of The Perfection Detox Podcast,  where each week I have the privilege of interviewing thought leaders, change agents and inspiring guests.

I feel truly blessed to be able to work with clients to help them create clarity around their goals, reclaim their confidence, get unstuck, and set the wheels of life in forward motion. I help them remember all that “they are” versus all that they think “they should be.” This opens the way for more fulfillment, increased joy and feeling of peace to enter their day to day life. At the same time, we create a strategic plan that allows for the heart work (and hard work) of designing their magnificent future. One that is in alignment with their values and inspires a sense of purpose.


I was a fitness expert, working with companies such as Reebok, Adidas, Gatorade and California Walnuts. I traveled the world speaking to tens of thousands of fitness enthusiasts and wellness leaders. I was the host of several workout shows on television, I was featured on a Special K cereal box and have been privileged to win almost every fitness award there is to be won. From the outside looking in I had it all ………


I wasn’t happy. I was terrified.

I was terrified of being seen as a fraud, of making a mistake, of doing the wrong thing, of not being liked, of not being………perfect. This led to me losing my confidence and I felt overwhelmed by self-doubt and fear.

I felt as though I was “never enough.”

As successful as I looked from the outside, my inner world was in constant turmoil. After years of struggle, anxiety and panic attacks, I knew this is was no way to live.

I decided “enough!”


Through therapy, research and going back to school to study the science of positive psychology, I was able to break through my internal barriers and mental blocks.
My inner critic was put on notice and joy stepped into her place.
I created a program and methodology that is helping hundreds of people to live bravely and reclaim their joy.

I am excited and privileged for the opportunity to do the same for you.

What It's Like To Work With Me

For years I was reminded I was not "good enough". Because, as a child, I felt like I was watched constantly to see if I slipped up. My fear of making a wrong decision has haunted me daily, as far back as I can remember. No more! I feel that it's time to forget my "perfect seeking" past & just enjoy my "imperfect" future! You miss out on so much when you spend so much time trying to be perfect. I will be forever grateful for this program & all the opportunities I now look forward to, as I learn to live & breathe, in the moment. And not be consumed with what others think, or if I did it perfectly right!


Before this program, I struggled with thoughts and feelings of inadequacy. I didn't believe that I was good enough, smart enough, strong enough to accomplish my goals because I felt that I had to be perfect. Your program helped me realize that I AM enough. First of all, I had to accept who I am and know that I am worthy. I am learning to live in the moment and to be truly thankful for the blessings of each day. When I wake up in the morning and do not want to face the day, I force myself to think of 3 things that I am thankful for. This helps set my day in a positive motion and makes all of the difference.


Amazing program in over coming the perfection that was pushed on me in my childhood. I really appreciate learning that I can control the need to be perfect by remembering that no one is perfect! If I find myself having a perfection melt down, I stop it by remembering to "Be Here Now" and with deep breathing. This program is life changing and has been a great blessing to me. God bless you Petra and much gratitude :)


I have struggled with my weight for years. By going thru your 21 day program, I am now able to look into my heart and realize some of the reasons are based on my need to be perfect. I can now eat a cookie and not say "I blew healthy eating today so I might at well eat whatever I want the rest of the day because I already messed up." I enjoy that cookie and a warm feeling of pleasure without pain washes over me.


At the beginning of the program I felt that having a sense of joy applied to others, but not myself. As I followed the steps of the program I began to recognize moments of joy and allow them to just be. Having positive thoughts and experiences became something that I wanted to seek out and learned to enjoy more.

Tammy J

Going through perfection detox has been such an eye opening experience. I have been able to reflect on my life in a much more positive way and appreciate who I am and what I have to offer. I have learned that it is ok that I am not perfect and have learned different strategies to help me bring myself into focus when I loose sight of that. I have not "perfected" this but am willing to continually work on this know that where I am with it is OK!

Cheryl N

I worked hard on listening, reading and journaling on all the 21 steps of the detox. At times it was difficult to face what I was learning about myself and wonderful to have Petra's support and guidance to continue on the journey. Each phase built on the last. Self improvement takes time without Petra's spot on guidance I could not have improved my way of thinking. Even after the 21 step program ended I am still using my new emotional tools to bring more joy to my daily life. Well worth the time and energy.

Jan V

Next Steps

To book a Catalyst Call, Perfection Detox Package, or an In-person Immersion, please contact me here I will be in touch within 24 hours to set up a quick 15-minute discovery along with the next steps.

In gratitude,