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May 04, 2010

You Need Help

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"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."

- Nelson Mandela

I hope I have your attention and I trust I haven't offended you in the process!

Making the most of life

You see, the truth is that we could all do with some help if we are serious about making the most of our lives.


Because we are essentially creatures of habit. Without some form of stimulus to prod us to think and act differently and to take inspired action that we might otherwise postpone, avoid or dismiss as unnecessary or ill-timed, we are naturally inclined to keep thinking and doing things in the same old fashion that we've become used to.

And you know what they say:

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got!"

Now, a few special people have the ability to create their own stimuli for change. Such people deliberately intervene in their regular routines making time for self challenge - forcing themselves to look at things differently, an action that leads to doing things differently which, in turn, is the vital step required to make a transformative shift in one's life.

But the vast majority of us need help with this.

And, until comparatively recently, genuine help - that is authentic, totally sincere, objective and caring help - was almost impossible to find, even amongst close family and friends, because the frank truth is that every person has his or her own agenda, an agenda that serves to 'colour' any attempts to act in the best interests of another.

Enter life coaching!

Just Imagine...

Imagine someone whose aim is to listen to - and focus only on - you, on your goals and dreams in life, on what will help you achieve those.

Imagine someone who is intent on understanding all that you communicate; who tunes in not just to your words but what’s behind them and what’s lying in the spaces in between them; to the language of your body; to the nuances of your voice; to your views about how you are really feeling; to the very best aspects of you, even when you can't see them in yourself; to what you believe about yourself; to what you truly want in your life.

Imagine someone who will work with you and for you in planning how to reach your dreams, in setting goals and keeping you moving forward and on track for the life you want.

Imagine a relationship with someone who is totally curious about your dreams and aspirations and who really wants you to get there; someone who wants to know what makes you tick; who can help you to identify and work with your values; who wants you to live in accordance with your passions; who will explain and work with you to use tools for growth and learning that lead to the results you want; who is sometimes even more certain about - and focused on - achieving your aspirations than you are.

Imagine what it would be like if someone knew both your values and life purpose and held you true to them; someone who would hold the flag at the top of the hill encouraging you to press on to reach it; someone to celebrate your victories with and help you learn from your setbacks.

Imagine a relationship with someone who will absolutely tell you the truth about where you are strong and where you sell yourself short; who knows you can handle it because that's what you want; who sees how BIG you can be and constantly holds that big image up for you to see - even when you can't hold it for yourself.

Imagine someone who listens to you without judgement, allowing you to show emotion; who listens in a way that shows acceptance of you without analysing or criticising you.

Imagine a relationship where you finally break free of those self-limiting conversations you’ve been having over the years, where the voices of self-sabotage are simply recognized for what they are and the powerful part of you is always encouraged.

A Life Coach

That someone is a great life coach!

Now, don't you think you owe it to yourself to consider making a modest investment in someone who can hep you turn your dreams and ambitions into reality?

For a great selection of qualified professional life coaches who really care, click here:

As always...

With my warmest regards,


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