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7 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Life Coach

7 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Life Coach

In today's fast-paced world, navigating life's challenges can feel overwhelming.  We juggle careers, relationships, personal goals, and a constant barrage of external pressures.   Sometimes, we all need a little extra support to reach our full potential...

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Q&A: How to accept criticism without taking it personally

Q&A: How to accept criticism without taking it personally

Question: "Hi Tomas, how can I learn to accept constructive criticism without taking it personally?” This is an important question and very relevant in both personal growth and professional development. Let’s get into it. ❓WHY It's common to struggle with constructive...

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Q&A: How to develop a mindset that embraces change

Q&A: How to develop a mindset that embraces change

Question: "Hi Tomas, how can I develop a mindset that embraces change rather than fearing it?” That’s a great question to explore, especially since change is something we cannot avoid whether we like it or not. Let’s get into it. ❓WHY It's natural to fear change...

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Q&A: How to set challenging but achievable goals

Q&A: How to set challenging but achievable goals

Question: "Hi Tomas, how can I set realistic goals that challenge me but are achievable?" It’s super important to strike the right balance between ambition and realism when setting goals. Let’s dive into why that matters and how you can achieve it. ❓WHY Setting goals...

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Q&A: How to stay positive through entrepreneurial seatbacks

Q&A: How to stay positive through entrepreneurial seatbacks

Question: " Hi Tomas, how can I maintain a positive attitude during setbacks in my entrepreneurial journey?”" This is a crucial question, especially in the challenging world of entrepreneurship. ❓WHY Maintaining a positive attitude during setbacks is vital because...

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Q&A: How to avoid distractions and stay focused?

Q&A: How to avoid distractions and stay focused?

Question: "Hi Tomas, I find myself easily distracted when I'm trying to focus on tasks that matter. Any strategies to help?" This is a great question, and you're certainly not alone in battling wandering focus. Let's dive into it. ❓WHY Ever wondered why it's so hard...

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Q&A: How can I identify what truly drives me.

Q&A: How can I identify what truly drives me.

Question: Hi Tomas, I've been feeling directionless in my life. How can I identify what truly drives me? Feeling directionless can be quite unsettling, as if you're floating without a clear destination in mind. But it's a common phase that many people experience at...

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Heroine of the Seas: The Unstoppable Courage of Ida Lewis

Heroine of the Seas: The Unstoppable Courage of Ida Lewis

Ever heard the saying, "Not all heroes wear capes"? Well, let me introduce you to a hero whose story resonates with bravery, resilience, and the undying spirit to face challenges head-on. 🌊💪 Her name? Ida Lewis. A lighthouse keeper whose tale isn't just about...

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Q&A: How can I maintain my enthusiasm through projects

Q&A: How can I maintain my enthusiasm through projects

Question: "Hi Tomas, I always start my projects with enthusiasm but struggle to maintain momentum. Any advice?" You've touched on a common challenge many of us face, so let's dive into it. ❓WHY Ever wonder why that initial buzz of starting something new fades away?...

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How to fix and stick your New Year’s Resolutions

How to fix and stick your New Year’s Resolutions

"New Year's resolutions are a bit like a marmalade. Sweet and exciting at first, turning bitter very quickly."  If you've already broken your New Year's resolutions, don't feel bad. Most people have. You're definitely not alone.   I certainly don't want...

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How to Find a Life Coach That Aligns with Your Values

How to Find a Life Coach That Aligns with Your Values

Choosing the right life coach is a crucial step in your personal and professional journey. It's not just about finding a qualified coach; it's about finding someone whose beliefs and values resonate with yours. As a life coach myself, I understand the importance of...

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Why consistency matters

Why consistency matters

Are you stressed by the weight of your own expectations? The pressure to always give your 100%? We often picture our best self as someone consistently operating at peak level. No blips. But let's face it – life isn't a highlight reel. There are days when you fly high...

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The power of Negative motivation

The power of Negative motivation

Have you heard of negative motivation? Most people use positive motivation only. You want something and it creates a desire which makes you take action. Or, it’s supposed to… But… does it? Recently, I had a session with a client who’s very ambitious and...

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How to Conquer Your Personal Challenges

How to Conquer Your Personal Challenges

Have you ever faced a challenge so daunting it seemed impossible to conquer? 🤔 Well, let me share a story that might change your mind. 🧗 In the vast, awe-inspiring expanse of Yosemite National Park, there's a vertical rock formation known as El Capitan, towering over...

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The Story Of Self-Discovery

The Story Of Self-Discovery

Do you remember the last time you stared at a cloud and saw a rabbit, or perhaps a phoenix? Our brains have an uncanny ability to find patterns in chaos, to see familiar shapes where none were intended. But did you ever consider that this ability could offer a...

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The Power of Beliefs: How Your Mind Plays Trick on you

The Power of Beliefs: How Your Mind Plays Trick on you

What if I told you that there is a high probability that we don't live in the real world but in a computer simulation? A mad thought, I know! Now, let's put aside the fact that this is not a science-fiction idea but rather a real possibility. What I'd like you to pay...

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The Poison Garden of the mind

The Poison Garden of the mind

Do you like to take a walk in the park or through a nice garden? Gardens are usually associated with good times. Green grass, colourful flowers, picnics, games, laughing. But there’s a particular garden that feels like it’s from a Hitchcock’s horror movie. It’s called...

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The 100-Day Experiment

The 100-Day Experiment

Did you know there are just 100 days left until 2024? Maybe the first 265 days have been phenomenal for you, and perhaps you’d rather not talk about them. Let’s put that aside right now.Let’s look forward. My question is:How would you love to finish 2023?What would...

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Why is Life a Roller Coaster? 4 Tips to enjoy the ride

Why is Life a Roller Coaster? 4 Tips to enjoy the ride

Do you ever wonder why life has all these ups and downs?  How come some days you’re crushing it and feel unstoppable, and on other days it feels like everything is falling apart and you’re in vertical descent?  Sometimes it may feel like you are on a roller...

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How to Succeed Even When You Don’t Believe in Yourself

How to Succeed Even When You Don’t Believe in Yourself

Do you ever question your abilities? Do you ever doubt whether you have what it takes to succeed? Many people are trapped in this cage of self-doubt. But what if I told you that you can reach your dreams even if you don't fully believe in yourself?  Today, I want to...

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The 6 Types of Courage – And How To Develop Them. 

The 6 Types of Courage – And How To Develop Them. 

Ever encountered a spider in the bathroom and mustered up the guts to catch it and release it outside? Or perhaps you've stood up to that know-it-all colleague during a team meeting? Well, congratulations, you've been courageous! And in case you're wondering, no,...

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5 Undeniable Benefits of Working With an Online Life Coach

5 Undeniable Benefits of Working With an Online Life Coach

Are you considering working with an online life coach wondering if it would work for you? If so, this article is for you! In today's fast-paced, ever-evolving world, the need for personal and professional growth is more important than ever. One effective way to unlock...

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You Are made of stars: Discover Your Extraordinary Origin

You Are made of stars: Discover Your Extraordinary Origin

Have you ever wished there was something extraordinary about you, something that set you apart? Or perhaps you've felt there's something special within you but couldn't quite pinpoint what it is? Well, get ready to have your mind blown. When you look up at the night...

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Why Don’t We Follow Our Dreams?

Why Don’t We Follow Our Dreams?

“The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never...

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How Personal Development Helped Me Run For 7 Hours

How Personal Development Helped Me Run For 7 Hours

Recently, I faced one of the most challenging goals I've ever set.  To run a 7-hour Ultramarathon.  Picture this: Over 300 runners with a 7-hour window and a goal to run as far (or as long) as possible on a 7 km loop through Waltham Forest.  My main...

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How to stop being negative! Part 1: Why are we negative?

How to stop being negative! Part 1: Why are we negative?

Do you often feel unhappy?  Do you often catch yourself being critical or cynical about things and people? Or, have you ever been told, “Stop being so negative”? These may seem like quite heavy questions but if you find yourself saying yes to one or more of...

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How to stick with new year’s resolutions in 2022

How to stick with new year’s resolutions in 2022

Have you ever set new year's resolutions?  There is something very compelling about the beginning of the new year, isn't it?  It's an opportunity for a new, fresh start.  Somehow it feels a bit like a page one in a new notepad, clean and full of possibilities. ...

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Why is Happiness Hard and Misery Easy?

Why is Happiness Hard and Misery Easy?

Do you ever wonder why happiness and joy seem a bit fragile and fleeting, while sadness, low, and misery in general, has this persistent heaviness to it that is sometimes hard to move?  Over the years, I've written quite a few articles on happiness (I'll leave links...

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Are you a YouSpiracy Theorist?

Are you a YouSpiracy Theorist?

You're probably wondering what on Earth is YouSpiracy, and could YOU possibly be a Youspiracy theorist?  Whether you believe or subscribe to any of the many conspiracy theories out there is absolutely your choice. You certainly have plenty to choose from. ...

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The All or Nothing Mindset: And why it never works

The All or Nothing Mindset: And why it never works

Lately, I’ve encountered a lot of people who had the ‘All or Nothing Mindset’ in the pursuit of their goals and ambitions. It was quite obvious that it wasn’t working for them and I want to share with you why… … in case this is your approach, too.   But,...

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Mindfulness Tips For People In A Hurry

Mindfulness Tips For People In A Hurry

Mindfulness is talked about a lot but only a few people have/make time for it. If you're a busy person, you probably often find yourself at the end of the day thinking... where did today go?  Or like me, on the 15th of September asking what happened to the first...

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The Quitting Point – Where most people give up and why.

The Quitting Point – Where most people give up and why.

Let's be honest. Not every goal is achievable, at least not on the first try.  Sometimes, we just bite too much to chew, and we have to throw in the towel (or spit it out if I were to run with that saying). Maybe the goal was too ambitious. Maybe it just...

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The Happiness Equation 3.0

The Happiness Equation 3.0

Have you ever thought... "Oh, I wish there was some sort of 'happiness equation' that would show me how to be happier!" I have one I want to share with you.  It's more philosophical one than a scientific, though.  Before I geek out on it, I want to point out...

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The Sulking Deadline – How to bounce back from setbacks

The Sulking Deadline – How to bounce back from setbacks

Sometimes, when we have plans, goals, or ambitions, life decides to pull the rug underneath our feet. Setbacks are inevitable. Someone else gets the position you were working towards. Someone else wins the race you were training for. Your next big sale falls...

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The Magic of Hard Work

The Magic of Hard Work

I want to share something with you. I like it hard! But, but before your mind goes into "funny" places, let me clarify. I'm talking about the hardship of accomplishing something. The hard work. You see, deep inside, we all want the journey to what we want to be easy,...

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It’s Not Over Until It’s Done

It’s Not Over Until It’s Done

This blog post is a short one but more valuable. Years ago, I watched a motivational speech where the speaker kept hammering home one message: It's not over until it's done! It really resonated with me because it's something I strongly believe in. It's so easy to...

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Setting Goals for 2020: Quick and Simple

Setting Goals for 2020: Quick and Simple

Failing to plan is planning to fail. If you don't want 2020 to be just another year gone by, but rather make this year (or this new decade) life-changing, you need to steer it in the right direction. And the way to do it is to set the right goals.  If you don’t have...

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The Danger Of: Fake It Till You Make It

The Danger Of: Fake It Till You Make It

Has anyone ever told you: "Ahh, just fake it till you make it"? It's terrible, terrible advice and research showed that it can, in fact, do a lot of damage. In this article, I will explain why faking something doesn't work, and offer you a much better alternative. Why...

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The Power Of Reflection: How to Reflect And Why

The Power Of Reflection: How to Reflect And Why

I‌ talk a lot about the power of reflection in my monthly goals updates but realized that I’ve never really described the value of it and how to do it in a stand-alone article. Reflection is so valuable that I set it as one of my goals for 2019. (200 reflections...

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Unlock Your Self-Discipline with The H3 Method™

Unlock Your Self-Discipline with The H3 Method™

What if I told you that you’ve been thinking wrong about self-discipline all along.  Self-discipline is not just willpower to drag yourself to do something.  There are many tasks we need to do that will never be on the top of our priority list. However, they still...

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TOP 10 Most Common Dying Regrets People Have

TOP 10 Most Common Dying Regrets People Have

What are the dreams you say “one day‌” to over and over again? What are the things you’d love to try and places you’d love to see? What would you do if you were not scared of failing, being rejected, or just finding out it won’t work?‌ We keep procrastinating and...

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10 Signs You May Be Addicted To Drama

10 Signs You May Be Addicted To Drama

Do you have drama in your life? I mean, a bit too much? Arguments, gossip, stress, anger, upset, resentment, etc? Do you think you may be addicted to drama? You probably say: Absolutely not! I hate it, it drains me, and it upsets me. No doubt that's how it makes you...

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Fear Flipping: Use Your Fears in Your Advantage

Fear Flipping: Use Your Fears in Your Advantage

Fear Flipping: Use your fears in your advantage   What are your fears you'd love to overcome? Public speaking? Making sales calls?Starting your own business? Fear is the most powerful drive for our actions, but also inactions. Fear can be a great force for us to...

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How to Create Your Life Vision

How to Create Your Life Vision

How to create your life vision Have you ever thought of writing down your Life Vision? It may sound to you like a New-Agey and frivolous thing to do, but let me ask you this. The last time you went on holidays, did you just pack your luggage and showed up at the...

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OK is NOT enough – Here’s Why

OK is NOT enough – Here’s Why

OK is NOT enough - Here's why.    Over the years, people have asked me why OK is NOT enough. Ever wondered about it?Let me ask you this. If you went on a holiday and it was just OK, would you go back again?If you watched a movie that was just OK, would you watch...

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Have You Tried The Consistency Calendar?

Have You Tried The Consistency Calendar?

HAVE YOU TRIED The CONSISTENCY CALENDAR™   If I asked you to take a guess about how consistent you're with your good habits, and how often you give in to your bad habits, how accurate do you think you'd be? Well, In general, we're pretty bad at estimating these...

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How to create your perfect morning routine

How to create your perfect morning routine

How to create your perfect morning routine   People say: How you start your day is how you'll run your day. The truth is, your morning routine does set the tone for the rest of the day. And if you live each day right, you'll more likely live your life right....

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Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Self-Discipline

Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Self-Discipline

Bad habits that are killing your self-discipline   Not everything we want and need to do in life is fun and enjoyable. In moments like these, to get things done, it all comes down to willpower and self-discipline. If you're like most people, and you haven't been...

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The Danger of Setting BIG Goals

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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The Uncomfortable Truth About The Fear of Success

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

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 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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How to Deal with Toxic People

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

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

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

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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