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Coach Richard Harkness

Chose the day you create
by Richard Harkness

The day could have turned out very differently had I made a different choice.

I was in a funk one morning. I had to make a choice:

Stay at home and spend some time alone and recharge my batteries

OR

Chose to go with the family and tackle Ingleborough mountain.


Coach Phoebus Apostolidis

The secret to performance and well-being
by Phoebus Apostolidis

How often do you find yourself caught up with your day to day obligations? Are there times that you think no matter what you do is not enough?

The obligations created by our life choices.


Coach Richard Harkness

Childhood memories
by Richard Harkness

70’s Rich grew up on a council estate in the North East of England. Working class mum and dad and went through a state school system.

I had few but close friends growing up. I favoured depth of connection over popularity.


Coach Richard Harkness

Shame is like a vampire
by Richard Harkness

Shame can only have power over us if we let it. Shame we aren’t good enough, shame people will judge us, shame over the way we dealt with someone and so on. The author Brene Brown suggests we all deal with shame in different ways which often falls into three approaches.


Coach Richard Harkness

Finding your conditions for growth
by Richard Harkness

I was doodling yesterday whilst exploring what conditions promote growth for me.

It gave me the realisation that perhaps I had been searching for that one question and it's answer. That there was one key and one lock that held the secret to help my growth.


Coach Richard Harkness

The power of silence
by Richard Harkness

"Silence is golden". Yet how often do we ever get to experience it, especially when in conversation?

One of the simplest yet powerful things I love when coaching people is giving people the space to talk freely and without interruption.


Coach Richard Harkness

Exercise as a habit
by Richard Harkness

Exercise has become a habit for me. I've done it for years on and off but it always had this negative energy with it. I 'need' to do it. I 'should' do it.

Once I switched my thinking to what do I get from it something flipped.


Coach Richard Harkness

Resignation vs Acceptance
by Richard Harkness

“I guess that’s just how it’s going to be. Nothing I can do about.”

“This is how it is and I’m OK with that”

Same situation. Different outcomes.

You may say “Wait! The ultimate outcome is the same - nothing happens!”

I don’t believe this to be true.


Coach Richard Harkness

Are you a conversational tailgater?
by Richard Harkness

I made up the term “conversational tailgating” when learning about effective communication.

There were certain patterns of behaviour people can exhibit in conversation that reminded me of tailgating on the roads.


Coach Richard Harkness

My thoughts on the book F**k it - the ultimate spiritual way
by Richard Harkness

I thought I’d share the book that started my journey of transformation.

I was fortunate enough to spend dedicated time reading this book in a peaceful setting. No doubt this aided the impact of the book too.


Coach Richard Harkness

How can we listen to others when we aren't listening to ourselves?
by Richard Harkness

We can often feel like people we care about aren’t listening to us…

But are we REALLY listening to them?

Or is something in the way of us being able to do so?

You’ve likely heard expressions like “you can’t pour from an empty cup’.


Coach Richard Harkness

What Top Gun Maverick can show us about what's possible
by Richard Harkness

One thing you might not know about me is I LOVE movies.

What I might love even more is the process of creating movies and the behind the scenes stories of how they were made.

The creation of Top Gun Maverick is one of those stories I can’t wait to hear and watch more about the processes of how they made it.


Coach Richard Harkness

You matter
by Richard Harkness

Do you recognise yourself in any of these?

“I don’t know what to say”

“Nobody cares what I have to say anyway”

“I’ve nothing new to say”

“I didn’t say anything.


Coach Richard Harkness

Are you still doing the same things you know don't help you?
by Richard Harkness

Ever found yourself in a situation or place and felt your energy drop?

You might repeat this same moment many times ( maybe more than you’d like to admit to yourself ) before one day something shifts.


Coach  Grace Anderson

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by Grace Anderson

Special Offer - Two Free Sessions. Offer Ends by August 15 2022.

If you have recently had a breakup or divorce and you are struggling to cope with the pain, you don’t need to suffer in silence.


Coach Matthias B.

Here and Now
by Matthias B.

Here and Now

Just Look into your Future and begin to visualize what you completely what to achieve in your Life. Only take some time to Focus and see how your Life would Look like if you put in the necessary Time.


Coach Matthias B.

Process
by Matthias B.

If you want to feel more confident with other Humans you have to focus your Awareness to Grow and enhance with your Skills in Communication. You need to read Books, looking for Experts and practice no Matter what you are doing to feel more confident with People.


Coach Viktor Sághy

Case Study - Jane, Entrepreneur
by Viktor Sághy

JANE - ENTREPRENEUR
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We have worked with Jane for one year. Right, when we met I saw that Jane is incredibly purpose-driven, a rebel, a lioness in her heart.

Jane came to me because she wanted to live a life aligned with her purpose, which was to eradicate domestic violence by teaching people self-care.


Coach Viktor Sághy

A Bird With Clipped Wings
by Viktor Sághy

Early in my coaching journey, I met a very special person.

At the time, I loved to do what I call "rouge coaching".
(Not a professional expression here, I’m just messing around) XD

Rouge coaching is when you coach in creative places, often in places where the circumstances are not ideal.


Coach Matthias B.

Break the Loop
by Matthias B.

You are feeling totally and completely lost in your Mind. Its like the same thoughts are circling around and you dont know Yet how you are able to break it now. Look its so often a simple matter of doing Activity.