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My Weekly Planning Ritual – Plan your week like a PRO

My Weekly Planning Ritual – Plan your week like a PRO

My weekly planning ritual   Do you feel like you're drifting in life without a plan?  Are you in a reactive mode rather than being proactive? Do you feel like you're working on someone else's goals rather than your own? Well, let's do something about it. In this...

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How to Master Small Talk

How to Master Small Talk

How to master small talK   Have you ever wondered how come some people just walk into a social situation and start chatting to anyone about anything, keeping the conversation running without awkward silences and boring topics? What if you could do the same? Well,...

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My 2019 Goals Tomas Svitorka life coach

The Danger of Setting BIG Goals

The Danger of Setting Big Goals.    If you've been into personal development for a while, I'm sure you've heard various coaches, mentors and gurus saying: Set big and scary goals. Well, I'm here to tell you that it's not always the best idea and it's actually a...

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What To Do When You’re Not Feeling Valued

What to do when you don't feel valued  Do you feel like you're not valued or appreciated enough by your boss, colleagues, friends or even family? Do you feel like people are just not taking you seriously and taking you for granted? First of all, you'd be surprised how...

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The Uncomfortable Truth About The Fear of Success

The Uncomfortable truth about the Fear Of Success   A big part of my work as a coach is helping my clients overcome all sorts of obstacles, fears, and limiting beliefs that are holding them back from achieving their goals. There is one kind of fear that always...

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Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset: A life-changing difference   When I was around 24, something happened that changed my life for good. Until then, I was going through my days thinking; well, this is what life is, and more importantly, this is who I am. Then...

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A Simple Way to Increase Your Productivity and Focus

A simple way to increase productivity   Do you feel like your productivity could be better, that you're simply not giving it your 100%, or even procrastinating? Well, I have a really simple tool I want to share with you that will help you create more awareness...

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Interview at House of Elevation

My Interview at the house of elevation    Hi guys, recently I've been interviewed by Cyrus Yari for his House of Elevation podcast.  It was such a great interview where we discussed why OK is NOT enough and all things personal development! There are so many many...

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How to Deal with Toxic People

How to Deal with Toxic People   Improving your life is not easy as it is and it makes it so much harder when you have to deal with negative and toxic people. Moverover these people have bigger impact on your life than you might think. And science supports that. ...

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How to Stop Being Lazy

How to Stop Being Lazy: Hey, let's be honest. Sometimes, we all have moments when we feel lazy, unmotivated, and when we just don't feel like doing anything, especially the things we SHOULD do.  But, I guess you're here because you have these moments a bit to often or...

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My First London Marathon – Experience & Lessons

My First London Marathon - Experience & Lessons   On April the 28th 2019, I've run my first marathon (suggesting it most likely wasn't my last one) and it was a pretty incredible experience, and I want to share it with you. While professional athletes like Eliud...

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Ghosting: What it is and why you should never do it

What is ghosting and why you should never do it.   Ghosting is usually talked about in relation to dating, but it's happening in friendships, business, and other kinds of relationships. Ghosting - When a person ignores or cuts off all communication (phone calls,...

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10 Unusual Tips for Success

10 unusual tips for success  In this blog, I'll share with you 10 tips for success that you may not have heard 1000x before. Before I dive straight into it, let me share something with you. I usually write my blogs and record accompanying videos on the weekend. But, I...

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How to Journal for Personal Development

How to Journal for Personal Development   If I were to recommend you a tool that has the biggest potential to change your life, discover who you are, find your calling, overcome challenges and overall become a wholesome person, it would be journalling. If you’re...

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How to Stop Worrying About What People Think of You.

How to stop worrying about what people think of you. Do you have dreams, goals and ambitions that you hold back with because of the fear of what others might think if you did pursue them? Are you struggling to be authentic, speak your mind, act or even dress the way...

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The Dark Side of Being Ambitious 

THE DARK SIDE OF BEING AMBITIOUS    First of all, being ambitious is absolutely essential to accomplishing anything great in life. It's the fuel necessary for all the hard work needed to achieve great goals. It's what will keep you focused and push through the...

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How To Stay Focused

How to stay focused   Trimming all the fat away, the ability to focus is essential for getting what you want in life. Period. Without it, your attention is hijacked by social media, "urgencies", entertainment and other people, pretty much constantly. How does it...

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How to make a great first impression

HOW TO MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION First of all, let's talk about why the first impression is important. When we're meeting someone new, most of the time the other person doesn't know anything about us and even if they do, for example during a job interview, they...

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How to not quit your new year’s resolutions

How to not quit your new year's resolutions     For many people, the new year represents a new opportunity to start fresh again, with a clean slate and make this coming year a little better than the previous one. This often triggers a craze of goal setting...

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5 STRATEGIES TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS YEAR

5 strategies to get the most out of this year Achieving great things in your life and getting the most out of your days, weeks, and months is not complicated if you have the right strategies. I want to share with you five strategies that will help you reach you goals...

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The Top 10 Lessons Of 2018 (part 2)

THE TOP 10 LESSONS OF 2018 (PART 2) This is the second part of the "Top 10 Lessons of 2018". You can read the first part here: The Top 10 Lessons of 2018 (Part 1). The first part included the following four lessons:1) Set goals that inspire you, not paralyse you2)...

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The Top 10 Lessons Of 2018 (part 1)

THE TOP 10 LESSONS OF 2018 (PART 1) I generally encourage people to keep looking ahead rather than looking back, because coaching is mostly about improving and going forward. With that said, looking back can bring a lot of value if done right. Most people look back...

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How To Stop Feeling Low

How To Stop Feeling Low Whether you're working on yourself to be the best you can be or you just hitchhike through life, you know that not every day goes perfectly and life is far from a smooth ride. Some days you may be feeling low and other days majorly suck. First...

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3 Simple Habits My Most Productive Clients Have

3 Simple Habits My Most Productive Clients HaveEverything we do makes a small adjustment to the trajectory of our life and the results we get. Some of the actions are one-offs, but some of them we repeat every regularly, and they become our habits.Habits are not a bad...

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How To Stay Positive When Life Is Giving You a Hard Time

How To Stay Positive When Life Is Giving You a Hard Time   Life happens. Some days are great and some days really suck, and the rest is somewhere in between. It's easy to be smiling when the days are great. But you may be wondering, how to stay positive when life...

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How To Start Your Personal Development?

How to start your personal development? It happens every so often that I get an inquiry that reads:"Hi Tomas, I'm stuck. My life is not the way I want it. I know I can do so much better. There are many areas I need to work on and improve, but I have no idea how to...

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10 Ways To Be Less Negative And Less Judgmental

How to be Less negative and less judgmental Have you ever looked at someone you maybe didn't even know and a mean, judgmental thought about them ran through your head? Do you notice yourself being grumpy or negative for no good reason?Are you critical of others? Being...

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How To Keep Your Dream Alive

How To Keep Your Dream Alive   Do you have a dream?Do you have a "one day I'd love to..." wish? It may be something quite small like buying a new MacBook or it may be a BIG DREAM, a career or a lifestyle vision like: "I'd love to live in New York.""I'd love to be...

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Are You A Good Person Or Just Nice?

  Are You A Good Person Or Just Nice?   "I'm such a good person, but people keep screwing me over." "I'm so good to everyone, but people always take advantage of me." "I just want to get along with people, but it keeps backfiring." "I'm doing my best, but people...

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My Goals For 2017 – December

My 2017 Goals - December So that's it, 2017 is behind us and what a year it was! In 2017 I've set a lot of goals. I must admit some of them were pretty ambitious, not far from unrealistic. But you never really find out what you're capable of if you set easily...

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My Goals For 2017 – November

My 2017 Goals - November Update   I hope November has been a great month for you. It certainly has for me. It's been my best month yet in many ways. I've started working with some new incredible clients, completed several big goals and already started planning my...

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The One Conversation You Should Never Have

The one conversation you should never have. On average, a person speaks around 5000 words a day but easily can go up to 20,000. Let's assume that the typical conversations, which include small talk and casual interactions, are between 50-100 words; then that person...

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My Goals For 2017 – October

My 2017 Goals - October Update Incredible, another month has gone. October was for me a month of finding the right work-life balance. I'm happy and proud to say I'm almost at full capacity of how many clients I can work with, which is around 30, and boy, I work with...

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How To Sort Your Life Out Over A Cup of Coffee

The human mind is a complicated thing, and life itself is full of challenges, unpredictability, dreams, desires, plans, love and confusion. No wonder people get stuck in the middle of it all! And then, at some point, it becomes too much to just tolerate it, to be...

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ARE YOU WINNINGIN THE WRONG GAME?

We all love winning. It feels good! And it makes us look great as well. If the classical conditioning experiment “Pavlov’s dogs" rings a bell, you know that behaviour that gets rewarded gets repeated.This might work if you’re training your golden retriever to pee...

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Persecutor, Victim, Rescuer.Which One Are You?

A persecutor, a victim, and a rescuer walk into a bar. They sit down and play their little drama triangle game until someone tears them apart, or one of them gets fed up or drops dead. This may seem like a bad joke, but in fact, these are the three major roles people...

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7 UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHSABOUT LIFE COACHING

Every now and then I come across someone throwing dirt on life coaching on social media, and they go on about what a sham it is, how coaches deceive people, etc. Usually, I don't pay attention to it because every time I challenged it, it turned out to be an opinion...

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HOW YOU DO ANYTHING IS HOW YOU DO EVERYTHING

HOW YOU DO ANYTHING IS HOW YOU DO EVERYTHING This morning I got an email from a gentleman who was asking if he could have a few sessions with me on how to visualise correctly. Although visualisation can be a powerful addition to one's self-development toolbox, I was...

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Never Bitch About Your Industry… Even if You Mean Well

Whether you're a marketer, web developer, consultant, coach, dentist or in any other profession, I'm sure you get frustrated every now and then when you see someone in your industry cutting corners, promising something they cannot deliver, or just plain lying about...

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A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY ONLY STARTUPS HAVE

Starting a business is an exciting time. All is new and fun; there are big plans, dreams and hopes. The early days are usually about setting up the back and front of the "shop" and waiting for the first client. And then, crickets... The challenge of a startup is that...

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How To Be Yourself Without Fear or Guilt

Do you sometimes feel like you're not being yourself? Like you're hiding who you are? Rarely, sometimes, or all the time? Lately, I've had a large number of clients coming to me with exactly this frustration. Great people with big hearts, plans, and desires to do what...

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How To De-escalate And Resolve Arguments

Arguments suck. The word “argument” alone has such negative connotations. At the base of it all, arguments happen because the involved parties hold opposing views and/or desired outcomes. But they can be a great opportunity to evolve a relationship, whether in love or...

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Knowing Yourself Is a Cornerstone Of Success And Happiness

How well do you know yourself? Who are you? I'm not asking about what you do or where you live. Who are you as a person, deep down? Pay attention to how you felt when I asked you this. Did you feel excited, happy, uncomfortable, or even anxious to answer? "Who are...

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6 Harsh Truths About Why Your Relationships Keep Failing

Let's get the bitter bite out of the way. If you've had several episodes (or a whole series) of bad relationships, then it's very very likely because of something YOU do. Even though your friends tell you how amazing, great, fabulous you are, and that everyone should...

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We Need To Re-evaluate Our Idea Of Happiness.

Humans (and living things in general) have the amazing ability to adapt to almost anything. It helps us evolve and survive in harsh environments. To put it plainly, we get used to things. You learn how to dress for the weather after a day or two in a different...

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Struggling With Habits? This Is Probably Why.

Some time ago, I had a housemate who had very strange OCD behaviours. Without going into too much detail (as entertaining as it would have been), in summary he was very protective of his stuff – to the point that if someone of a particular background (or anything...

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Build Your Network Before You Need It – Here’s Why and How

Networking. You either love it or hate it, but ultimately, how you feel about it doesn’t matter because it’s necessary. Whether you’re looking to build a career in employment or as an entrepreneur, building your network is a must. It’s easy to get into networking when...

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Your Clothes Speak – But What Are They Saying?

I don't watch TV but I love good documentaries. Recently I've been watching Season 1 of a docuseries on Netflix called The Mind of a Chef. Narrated by chef, TV personality and author Anthony Bourdain (famed for Kitchen Confidential and Parts Unknown among other...

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How Goal Setting Makes You Miserable and What To Do About It

10 Newsflash: Setting goals can make you more miserable than satisfied.   Now this might be shocking to read, especially coming from a life coach, but it’s true. Some goals take weeks, months, even years to achieve – that’s weeks, months, even years of not having...

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4 Quick Tips to Make Working From Home Work For You

3 APRIL, 2017 For many people, being able to work from home is a godsend.   There’s no need to wake up extra early to get ready, your commuting costs decrease, and almost anything you could possibly need is within reach (if it’s not, that’s what Amazon Prime Now...

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Build Your Confidence By Making Mistakes

Build your confidence by making mistakes   Do a quick search for the topic of “mistakes” around some of the most followed blogs for professionals and entrepreneurs, and what’ll you find? Article after article about mistakes that people make in every possible...

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What Story Are You Telling?

Don’t you love great stories? I do. Stories are amazing. Stories are one of the best ways we can share information, motivate, inspire and teach others. Stories put learning points into context and give them a relatable meaning. My favourite kind of stories are those...

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The Million-Dollar Question

What’s The Million-Dollar Question you ask? Before I tell you, let me ask you this. Is there something really important you’ve been procrastinating with during the last few days or weeks (or even months)? And I’m not talking about taking the trash out or washing your...

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