Welcome to small town, BIG LIFE!

Lara Newell-Barrette.caHi! I'm so glad you found me! I'm Lara Newell-Barrette, creator of small town, Big Life.  I'm a teacher, coach, blogger, and an aspiring bad ass truth teller, on a mission to connect with folks who want to live their own 'Big Life', starting right where they are.

I was born and raised in a small town called Copper Cliff, Ontario, (population - 3,600).....And yep...I still live here.  Sometimes I wonder how the hell that happened but mostly, just like John Mellencamp says, “I’ve seen it all in a small town, had myself a ball in a small town."  Along the way, I’ve managed to learn a few things about how to be human, happy, and maybe even just a little bit bad ass..... right where I am. 

If you’re ready, I want the same for you my friend!

There is a bigger life just waiting for you to live it! And come hell or high water, you can start right here, right now!

Get comfortable, take a look around, and if you’re curious about anything….just ask!

Also, if you like free stuff, and really, who doesn't?  You can get some free tools and inspiration I made for you, right over here.  Enjoy!

“Choosing to work with Lara was one of the best life decisions I've ever made! One of her great talents is her empathy, which combined with her ability to listen deeply to the messages that exist beyond words, allows her to read the “big picture.” In doing so, Lara was able to coach me into answering my own questions and led me to a better understanding of my true values and intentions, as opposed to what I thought I "should" be doing. Lara was and continues to be one of the main catalysts in helping me to reach my goal of working full time for my business, and most importantly, feeling empowered, confident, and joyful about doing it.” - Director, Project Management Office, Timelined Consulting Inc. | www.timelined.ca


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“Lara is a bright shining presence who adds a layer of intelligence and sweetness to each encounter. It's a privilege working with her!” - Melanie Harth PhD
Dr. Melanie Harth in the Huffington Post