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I’ve lived my life hiding in many ways the creative person that I am, trying to decide on one focus, one direction to go, because this is what I was told was the “right” thing to do. But after many years of searching, I say no more! I’m allowing my true creative self out – whatever that looks like – and sharing it with all of you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”11459″ alignment=”center” border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]

Lemon Creek Winery – Berrien Springs, Michigan

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Hello. I’m Laura Kinker, an intuitive life coach, writer, photographer and teacher. My goal is to help people get clear about their dreams and discover the most direct path to making them a reality.

I have always believed that we have the capacity to create the lives we want and have experienced this first hand. Multiple times I have set intentions of what I wanted in my life and have been able to manifest them. These include:

  • moving to Colorado at age 24.
  • convincing my company to let me telecommute so I could move out of town (in 1995 way before it was the thing to do).
  • buying a condo at age 26.
  • traveling to London and Paris at age 28.
  • buying a house at age 30.
  • convincing another company to let me telecommute so I could move to Chicago (a couple states away).
  • meeting (and marrying) the man of my dreams at age 34.
  • living on Lake Michigan.

Of course I’m not perfect and have had my share of struggles, heartbreak and frustrations. However I know first hand how to break through what’s holding you back because I’ve been there/done that.

Over the past 10 plus years, through my almost obsessive quest for knowledge and to figure out how the universe works, I’ve accessed a ton of knowledge through self help books of all varieties, intensive spiritual oriented workshops, spiritual classes, coaching school and certification, networking, coaching mastermind groups, meditation and accessing the akashic records. I’ve studied with Rev. Erica Trantham at Unity in Chicago for five years and with Rev. Mark Anthony Lord at the Bodhi Spiritual Center for two years. I want to share all of this knowledge with you.

What’s it like working with me?
First and foremost I put you first. I am very careful not to bring my judgments and biases into our sessions. I am here to create your best life, not tell you how it should be. And that means getting this best life out of you so you can start planning and working towards it.

As a coach, I believe that you have all the answers for your life. It’s my job to pull them out of you. It’s also my job to help you to gain greater perspectives and clarity around your life and situations, particularly when your stuck. I help you to clear blocks, acknowledge limiting beliefs, and create new more empowering beliefs that will help your life soar.

All sessions are conducted over the phone and are central (Chicago) time. If you’d like to schedule an appointment outside of the times offered, feel free to contact me at laura@laurakinker.com, including days and times you would be available. I will do my best to accommodate special appointment requests.

Coaching sessions are NOT available to be scheduled in this way (except for special bonus coaching sessions). Instead you must contact me first at laura@laurakinker.com to schedule a get to know you session to see if we’d be a good fit together.[/vc_column_text][vc_raw_html]


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My mission is to help people get clear about their dreams and discover the most direct path to making them a reality.



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Work with me one-on-one or in a group to move forward towards the life you want.

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An in depth akashic reading allows you to fully explore your life purpose, determine your unique talents and gifts, uncover any blocks and obstacles standing in your way.

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Join one of my intensive classes, webinars and/or workshops.

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Offering inspiring photography in and around Chicago, the North Shore and Michigan.

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Chic lit novels (think romantic comedy) and other non-fiction books are on the way!



You can find my photography for sale at the following:

Lulu (calendars and books)
Etsy (calendars and photography)

Society6 (photography)
Chicago Neighborhood posters, prints, canvas, cards, iPhone & iPod cases, iPhone & iPod skins, laptop & iPad skins, T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, tote bags, wall clocks, mugs

Fine Art America (photography)
Canvas prints, framed prints, art prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards

Interested in becoming a life coach?

I am a proud graduate of iPEC – the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. You can learn more about them here:


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The session I had with Laura was truly incredible. I went in without any expectations – I didn’t even know what the Akashic Records were until she explained them to me at the beginning of the session. I asked several questions that had been causing me anxiety in my life, mainly about how I should handle certain relationships in my life and about how to tune into my life’s purpose more. Every answer that Laura gave really resonated with me. It was almost like I already knew the answers deep down, and the Akashic Records were able to confirm them for me and help me become so much more confident in my actions. The session blew me away and got me so excited about life! Thank you Laura!
– Katie Marie R

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– Teresa C
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442957947683{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]My akashic session with Laura Kinker was really amazing. In 30 minutes, I felt like I saw a movie of what is next for me and messages about what I need to do to create what is next for me. I had a wave of peace wash over me throughout the call and afterwards. I took action after the call as well–I wrote out my “new” belief systems on relationships and me in relationships. I also wrote down all of your images and the core meaning behind each one, so I can remember the beautiful images. I found it so powerful, peaceful and centering as well. It felt very “real and true” to me. It was WAY COOL!  Come ready with key and core questions and be prepared to experience something really neat and powerful.
– Tracy L
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– Cathy M
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– Jenny S[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958042293{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]I had my first Akashic reading with Laura and she is wonderful! She’s a great intuitive guide. She’s also extremely caring and is willing to help you phrase your questions to get a clear message. I highly recommend her to anyone that is looking to gain better clarity on a personal situation and learn how to move through it. Thanks Laura!
– Erica P
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– Jeff H
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958103046{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]My life coach, Laura, has helped me to formulate my goals, focus on my passions, and motivate me into action. In my personal and work relations, she has allowed me to verbalize my frustrations and helped me develop tools to cope with situations and, as a result, I feel empowered to handle problems as they arise.

Having a life coach has shown me how to develop skills to handle myself and problems in a professional and competent way.

We have worked together as life coach and client for 18 months. The skills I have developed in that time have resulted in accomplishing a long awaited Associates Degree, pursuing a passion to design gardens for municipalities, and battled and won a bout with cancer.

I believe without having a life coach working with me, I would not have grown to where I am now. In the past, I felt stuck and unable to really change my situation. As a wife and mother, I felt my life was of service to my family, who I value and who are a very important part of my life. Laura has encouraged me to set my sights on what I want for myself. Perhaps my family may benefit even more by observing my changes. My hope is that they will view me as a woman who has firmly set her values and formulated her goals. For myself, I am living up to my expectations. Thank you, Laura.
– Jannie B[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958430253{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]I had a really great session with Laura. I’m super new to this concept so I didn’t know what to expect but her visuals and explanations made a lot of sense for me. I feel inspired and uplifted. Thank you!
– Kamila G[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958123482{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]Very insightful information from the reading. I felt reassured and calm when my questions were answered! Thank you Laura. I felt confident with my life’s direction after only 30 minutes.
– Gwen H[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958148623{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]I made a conscious decision to give up on on-line dating and be more open to people in general. I liked the way my life was changing but I wanted some extra guidance to take my progress to the next level. After speaking to Laura on the phone the first time, I knew that I could trust her. She admitted to me that she too, like ALL women, had issues with relationships with men. Laura has taught me that men have their own way of giving and showing that they care. It is not about how I want them to show me they care. In essence, Laura has opened up my eyes to how men view relationships. I am more confident, less fearful and truly excited (instead of terrified) about what I can, and will, have in a relationship with a man thanks to Laura. Laura provides encouragement and praise in just the right amounts!
– Gwen H[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958165421{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]It has been so GREAT to work with Laura on my deep seated relationship blockers. In the last four months, I have shifted from being present to the ‘man being missing from life’ to living a life in the present moment, trusting in the big scheme of things and God’s plan and knowing that when and if it is supposed to happen it will! Until then I am enjoying the ride.

It is truly such a miracle for me because I have always felt something was missing even when I was with a man. Thank you to Laura for her steady and powerful coaching….I really have appreciated it and would recommend a sample session to try her out to anyone who is serious about shifting their perspectives and lives with regards to relationships!
– Tracy L[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958186352{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]I thought the reading was great! I enjoyed learning the things that I did. It’s sometimes challenging to ask questions when they cannot be “yes or no” but I understand why that doesn’t work. It was helpful when you were able to suggest other ways to phrase the question; I think that would be beneficial to others, too. 🙂
– Joy P[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1442958323742{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;background-color: #f1f5f8 !important;}”]Thank you Laura. You opened my record and found a lot of interesting information for me that I will use as inspiration and guidance this fall. I won your session in a raffle and it was a great reminder how important it is to listen to the small nudges the universe is giving us to help us along. I did not think about opening my records but with your loving guidance and the universe picking YOU for me, it all happened in perfect synchronicity. Thank you for all the AHA experiences you provided. I am very grateful.

– Ranni


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