Sylvia Duncan, “The Life Detox Coach,” is an author and inspirational speaker, helping people clear the clutter of “emotional toxicity” from their past, so that they can live a life that’s happy and whole. As founder of The Duncan Approach and creator of the Detox Your Life Now© coaching and Be Made Whole© workshops, Sylvia offers a series of life-changing programs that teach Destiny Seekers how to move past their pain and live with resilience.

A surviving witness of domestic violence, Sylvia believes that what we’ve experienced and overcome is meant to be shared to help others realize their purpose in life. In her home, the often used statement, “what happens in this house, stays in this house,” kept her trapped in an emotional prison of what she refers to as “noisy silence.” Although the violence was never discussed, the effects of what she experienced manifested into self-limiting emotions and behaviors such as low self-esteem and low self-confidence that kept her stuck; and for years, the unaddressed emotions were a constant reminder of her past. After discovering a way to successfully break past these destiny stealers and live the life she desired, Sylvia developed a series of programs to help others successfully overcome their barriers and walk in their destinies.

Sylvia is the author of The Journey Back to You, a testimony of her journey through adversity. In this book, Sylvia recounts her process of turning past experiences into a mission to help others overcome adversity and live with purpose. Readers have appreciated the transparent message of hope she provides throughout the book in showing that one’s past can become a meaningful building block to their future.


Success as defined by the world’s standards is completing college, obtaining a degree, landing that “perfect” job earning a six figure salary, and owning a home with two to four wonderful kids. However, success for those of us who have lived through a difficult past, and find it even more difficult to move beyond that past, may seem impossible.

Adverse struggles come in different forms and at different times literally changing the course of your future.  You find yourself on a path that seems to go nowhere. You want to move forward, and you long to become the person you were meant to be. You become a Destiny Seeker, searching for the life you desire. However, no matter how hard you try, it seems impossible to break free of the past and move into your present. You are stuck. Sound familiar?

 How to know you’re a Destiny Seeker  

  • You don’t think you’re who you think you should be.
  • Fear is holding you back.
  • You sabotage you.
  • You find it hard to move past negative experiences from your past.
  • You find yourself always wondering why others seem to be more successful than you.
  • You feel you’re incapable of completing a task.
  • You feel less than or inferior.
  • You always look back and not forward.

If any of this is true for you…..You are a Destiny Seeker! It’s time to move past your past and become the person you were meant to be and do the things you were meant to do. The world is waiting for YOU!

Your life matters and what you may have experienced does not define you. The Duncan Approach, is a series of workshops and coaching programs, to help you live with purpose on purpose® regardless of society’s standards.

Through Detox Your Life© signature coaching programs and Be Made Whole© workshops, Sylvia will encourage and inspire you to move past the effects of the past, take hold of your future and be intentional with your pursuit of wholeness in every area of your life.  You will let go of self-limiting beliefs that keep you stuck as well as create a strategic plan to discover your purpose.

You will uncover:

  • Who you are
  • How you think
  • Open yourself to possibilities, be encouraged to
  • Let go of the past, and
  • Expect the best for your life

And most importantly, how to live with purpose on purpose®!

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