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"It is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change."
Queen Elizabeth II

Dare to Begin is a coaching program that is changing the lives of women over 40.

Ready to feel the FREEDOM of living a life UNSTUCK? 


Declutter Mindset



Active Confidence



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I'm Nichole Banks 

After struggling to feel comfortable in my own skin for years, I finally decided to do something about it. What started as a quest to conquer my own insecurities has turned into a formula that has helped hundreds of my clients step into who they really are and confidently show up in their lives like never before.

I am committed to helping woman over 40 who are entering their 2nd Act in life gain confidence to fulfill their dreams. If you're ready to become the next, and better version of yourself, and be a part of a dynamic group of supportive woman, let's talk!



Jenny Walker, Oregon

Once in a lifetime, if you're lucky, you'll meet a jewel like Nichole.
She possesses that special magic which has the power to light the spark within you. Nichole helps set your goals on fire. Even ones you didn't know existed, and beyond your wildest dreams too.

Whether you want to lose weight, get in shape, eat healthier, create a better mindset, improve relationships, meet new friends and have fun, or learn new things, she's right there to coach you along the way, and
she makes it fun.

I should know. She did that very thing for me, and I'm a better version of myself because of her wholehearted coaching.

Nichole is authentic. She is funny, with a contagiously
rememberable laugh and a welcoming smile. She is always caring, thoughtful, energetic, and optimistic, which makes having an accountability coach non-threatening vs militant-like.

Thank you Nichole for being you. The mold was broken after you were born. You're one in a million and first-rate at being an accountability coach!

Featured Banks Blog Posts

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How to Find Purpose in Midlife: Tips for Those Over 40

Are you feeling stuck in life and uncertain of your purpose? If you're over 40, you are not alone. Many people in midlife find themselves searching for meaning and a sense of purpose. Finding your purpose in midlife can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. With the right tips and strategies, it's possible to discover new passions and goals that can bring you joy and fulfillment. In this blog post, we'll explore how to find purpose in midlife, and offer practical tips for those over 40.

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Confessions of a Procrastinator


I’m a people pleaser. I can’t say no. I admit I have a severe case of FOMO (Fear of Missing OUT). I also love the excitement of someone smiling because I said, "yes or that I can see they are so pleased and that brings me joy."


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5 Ways to be Brave Enough to be Bad at something New!

Not all athletes started on the podium, receiving a gold medal! They, like YOU, were once new at it too! The difference is that they were brave enough to be bad at it and continued on that path until they either loved it and went for the achievements or they said yep that’s enough for me and left it there.  
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