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Enhance Your Life Now... 

Why we offer one session on us?

Because, a critical piece of finding a life coach, or counselor, is that you have a good connection - that you feel comfortable with that individual to open up with them, to be honest and vulnerable as needed.

Through this coaching session we have found the time to be more than adequate to establish if we feel that we will be able to make strides in the right direction together. Either continue coaching together or we may refer you to other options such as a different coach or counselor.

The Life Firm has a unique duo of coaches who have unique experiences and perspectives. Sometimes clients work with just one or both coaches as needed. 

Yet, sometimes we find that people are already on the right path and suggest you keep on it.  Either way it's a win/win. 

We value time and are excited to spend some with you.

Remember, no matter the situation you may find yourself in today, the process of getting some life coaching is quite refreshing.  Finding even a sliver of clarity in what you are facing is always a significant step. Especially when you find you are supported along the way.

Thank you,

The Life Firm

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                                                                                      .                      "When you change the way you look at things the things you look at change.”                  

-Dr. Wayne Dyer


Your goals are our goals. 

Our Life Coaches will challenge you to become your best self, and we will help facilitate that by meeting you at your comfort level and building from there until you are inspired to live the best life for you.  

To achieve your personal goals, we offer coaching sessions to suit your meeting preference:

Personal Sessions

Join us for an in-person coaching session at our Tempe office.

Digital Sessions

Connect with us online from the comfort of your home via Skype, FaceTime, or similar.

Phone Sessions

Yes, we still use the phone! Speak with us over the telephone if you wish to avoid the pressures of face-to-face interaction.

We recommend setting up a multiple-session package since, not only is it a money saver, but we have found these enable more effective, lasting, and transformative life plans for our clients.

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Although no one can go back and make a brand new start - anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

--Carl Bard


About The Life Firm

You may be surprised to find out who you really are!

The Life Firm’s system of Life Coaching combines compassion, candor, levity, and joy to enable remarkable and lasting change in their clients. Bron and Darla do not believe that suffering is an essential component to our human experience and evolution.  They utilize effective and efficient practices to maximize clients FLQ (Full Life Quotient) in all areas of life, including health, love, career, and finances. 

Using personal insight, wit, and a down-to-earth approach, Bron and Darla find inspiration from their clients who have the guts to examine themselves with honesty. They truly believe that Life Coaching acts like a GPS navigation system by helping you find your way step-by-step until you arrive safely at your destination without worrying about where you’ve been. 

With a Life Coach, you will find yourself writing the next chapter in your life not rereading the last chapter yet again. Mike, Bron and Darla will help you get where you know you are destined to be.                                           

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About the life coaches


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I've always believed that the most important aspect in life is "CONNECTION."  Connection with other human beings.  Connection with my own spirit self.  Connection with nature.  Connection with our deepest emotions: fear, love, happiness.  But most importantly, a connection to a feeling of contentment with life and my surroundings.  I believe a good life coach should ask deep and meaningful questions to help you identify what your true goals in life.  You will also be asked difficult questions in an unthreatening way to discover what habits or beliefs are holding you back.  Together, we can develop an action plan of real, attainable steps to move you closer to your vision.


Bron Stadheim

Everyone experiences setbacks, Bron found himself experiencing quite a few of the big ones all bunched up.  Including back-to-back deaths of beloved family members, divorce, bankruptcy, having almost everything he owned stolen from a storage facility and unexpected layoffs. 

Despite it all, he understands how these setbacks can be overcome. As a Life Coach, he knows best how a person can emerge happy, healthy, and whole.


Darla Zavacky

Darla helps people recognize and accept who they truly are. She wants her clients to go into the world and experience success on their terms.  

Darla possesses wisdom and sensitivity to life’s challenges. Her zest for life and insights into the human condition provide a firm foundation for her practice.   

She can help you successfully and joyfully maneuver through life.

  • My jumble of emotions and countless examples of so-called injustices at my office was -- refreshingly - met when I turned to one of the founders of The Life Firm with helpful doses of compassion, validation, supportive words, fresh perspective (and even some very welcome, stress-relieving humor mixed in!), and, thankfully, and most importantly, without that "one size fits all" approach of some self-help book not personalized to me and my situation.
    — ES, Chandler, AZ
  • Darla focuses on ME: I think of it as "ME" time-- without judgment or the guilt! I'm so glad I took the time to invest in me. Because now, it's all makes more sense, within the context of my multi-faceted life.
    — CW, Madison, WI
  • Through a series of conversations with Bron, I was able to reflect upon the whole picture, better recognize the catalyst of my issues, identify some workable options and then finally, to feel a growing confidence in the new path adjustment I had chosen.
    — MJ, Seattle, WA
  • If you are debating whether or not to see Darla at the Life Firm for whatever reason – money or you do not understand how it can help you, do it. Invest in you, it’s the best investment you can make. She helped me clearly define my dreams and goals, then turn them into reality.
    — DS, Tempe, AZ
  • Bron is like that good friend everyone wishes they had, who's organically your "go-to" or "fixer" - not because he has all the answers, but because he listens and "gets it", with a positive yet realistic outlook, all personalized to you.
    — AH, Phoenix, AZ
  • Darla is the one person I rely on to not pull any punches or BS me. She is able to do it in an empathetic, sweet and funny way. She is raw, real, nonjudgemental and I absolutely feel she is invested in me being my best, happiest and true self.
    — JS, Chandler, AZ
  • I was doing everything the 'right' way. I went to college, got married, had a good job, house, etc. I was miserable. I realized bought into everything my family and society told me to. Yet no one talked about being happy, feeling alive, excited for tomorrow- hell, excited about today. Darla doesn't play by the rules, thank god. She's the only person that told me I'm allowed to make my own.
    — JS, Tempe, AZ

Contact us today to set up a complimentary       30-min Coaching Session with one of our coaches to see how we can guide you to reach your highest potential.

Darla Zavacky BA Women's Studies / Certified Life Coach

Bron Stadheim BA Psychology / Certified Life Coach

Mike Johnson BA Sociology/Psychology / Certified Life Coach

The Life Firm

2111 E Baseline Rd, Suite C8

Tempe, AZ 85283

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200 Winslow Way West, Suite 370

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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