I am Frédérique DUMAS, coach/mentor/therapist/trainer and author, for about fifteen years now.
Drawing on my own life experience, I have helped many people to create their Nature activity or professional retraining. So, in 2018, I decided to make it my specialty. I offer six different professions in connection with Nature, as well as support for creation development and success of any activity, from the moment it is linked to her, and ethics, of course! And I also offer this support online.
Driven by a vibrant passion for nature from a young age, I naturally followed studies in Agronomy and Arboriculture. Only, once I have graduated, no mentor to inspire me or take me under his wing. For ten years, therefore, I did not work in this environment, but in sales and marketing. I had a great time there, I learned a lot, but today, it remains a food job for me...
It was following a very painful event that occurred in my life in 2002, which made me feel how precious life is, that I asked myself two big questions :
1st : what do I like to do, what does excite me more than anything ?
2nd : what am I good at, what are my gifts and talents that I can put to the service of others ?
And in 2006, after training as an energy therapist which saved me, once the answers to these questions became clear to me, I didn't yet know what form it could take. And no existing structure was able to inspire me at that time. I only had €5,000 left in advance and at the time I was receiving unemployment benefits.
So I started by creating a Loi 1901 association, simply to share my passion with others : nature, the aesthetic pruning of trees and Japanese gardens. So very quickly, when the members realized how much I knew about it, they asked me if I organized workshops, and that's how it all started ! In 2009, I created my company and I added other activities to it, including a commercial one, many other technical courses, and others of personal evolution in mediation by nature. In 2017, when my son came to work with me, I started a landscape activity, specializing in the creation of Japanese gardens, and more precisely reflections of nature, catalysts of abundance. In 10 years, my activity has developed enormously, even extended internationally and I have multiplied my turnover by 5.
So, since the beginning of this adventure, I have always lived on the outskirts of a small village, very close to nature. But here, now, the time has come for me to have the perfect place on the edge of the forest for what I have always dreamed of creating... I am therefore in the process of acquiring a real estate and land complex in the middle of nature, whose budget (purchase and works) is close to one million euros.
All this to tell you that it is possible.. And that if I did it, you can do it too!