At Heart & Soul Coaching and Retreats®,
we help people make the changes they want to make in life
in order to better their lives.




HEART & SOUL…

Heart & Soul Coaching and Retreats® was created to help people change their lives for the better.  We’re simply about helping people make the changes they want to make in life in order to create meaningful and rewarding experiences that lead to living a happy life.  We help people develop their key self-leadership qualities such as self-esteem, self-respect, self-confidence, self-reliance/trust, self-motivation and self-determination which enables them to set and accomplish goals that lead to realizing their dreams in life.


MY OBJECTIVE IS…


My objective is to inspire each and everyone of you to develop key qualities of your self-leadership ability so that you may build the courage to make the changes you want to make in life to create meaningful and rewarding experiences for yourself.  Changes that you can make once you commit to further develop your ability to consciously influence your own thoughts.

I’ve always been fascinated with people’s human spirit – what makes them experience happiness in life.  What makes people feel joy in life.   You see spirituality is a broad concept and we all recognize that there are many interpretations.  For me, it has always meant a safe place within all of us where we all know exactly what brings us joy in life.  We also know how to experience it in our life by creating moments that fill our heart and soul with happiness.  This is a universal experience that connects us all as human beings.  It’s powerful, some would even say it’s magical.  It is what inspires us to reach our goals and realize our dreams in life.  What gets in the way of feeling happy and joyful in life are limiting choices we make, and negative behaviours we adopt from others (family or society), or those we create ourselves.

You need to believe in the power and magic that is part of who you are.  It’s behind each of your thoughts.  Why?  Because the source of all things – all material things in life, creating what you want and need to live a fulfilling and happy life, begins with your thoughts – the way you think followed by the way you act.  Yes, your thoughts and subsequent actions release chemicals within your physical brain and nervous system that support and motivate you to create happiness and joy in your life. 



OUR CHOICE LIFE APPROACH™
 PROCESS:

Our Choice Life Approach™ process is a systematic process that inspires people to make the changes they want to make in life in order to better their lives.

Our strategy engages people to develop key qualities of their self-leadership ability that enables them to re-establish a resilient life structure.  A structure that encourages them to commit to redefining their boundaries in life based on their personal values – what brings them happiness in life.   A structure that will emotionally, intellectually, physically, and viscerally support them in rediscovering their potential by changing their internal and external behavioural patterns (choices and actions) to better their lives.

This is their ability to consciously influence their thoughts and behaviours in order to accomplish goals that lead to realizing their dreams in life.  The results are that people develop the courage to create meaningful and rewarding experiences that lead to living a fulfilling and happy life.

Our approach shifts the way people see and think of themselves, how they perceive situations and challenges in life – (obstacles to opportunities mindset), how to change their thoughts from being negative to positive (victim to victor mindset), how to change their language from reactive to proactive (judger to learner mindset), and how to change to change or modify their behaviours from being destructive to being healthy.  Our approach demonstrates how important it is to nurture and express their own individuality in life in order to find personal happiness.  





OUR PROCESS HAS THREE KEY COMPONENTS: 

KEY #1:  

AWARENESS


To increase awareness about how we all have the necessary courage and life tools within us to define and create what brings us happiness in life.

→  Share as much knowledge about the benefits of using key qualities of our own self-leadership ability – our ability to consciously influence our thoughts and behaviours to create meaningful and rewarding experiences for ourselves in order to live a fulfilling and happy life.

KEY #2:

VALUES & BELIEFS 


To distinguish the difference between our values and our beliefs, and the impact of choices made from either one in our daily life. 

→  Share as much knowledge about how important it is to understand the authenticity behind the principles we live by – our values, and the beliefs we create or adopt from others. Share how our values come from our internal awareness – our feelings as opposed to beliefs which are external perceptions – opinions that are adopted and recorded as information and emotions by our three-brain system. Explore how beliefs can be empowering or limiting, divisive and judgmental.

→  Consider the necessity to establish a resilient life structure and healthy boundaries based on our values.   

KEY #3:

CHOICES & BEHAVIOURS   


To demonstrate how these affect the outcome of our life.

→  Share as much knowledge about how important it is to understand the impact of choices we make and their ripple effect in our daily life.

→  Share as much knowledge about how important it is to view and understand our behaviours as tools to create our happiness in life.

→  Share how chunking down actions we take on a daily basis into simple, manageable and doable steps encourages forward momentum towards reaching our goals, and keeps us engaged in creating a fulfilling and happy life.

→  Consider welcoming changes in our behaviours as opportunities to grow and evolve in life.  Welcoming life changes as endless possibilities to become the best version of ourselves instead of perceiving these as obstacles – fears, trepidations that ultimately hold us back in life. 




OUR CHOICE LIFE APPROACH™ STRUCTURE INCLUDES:
→   a MODEL   →   a STRATEGY   →   a ROADMAP   →   and a PRACTICE.



Our CHOICE LIFE APPROACH™ MODEL illustrates how important it is to nurture and express our own individuality in life in order to create a fulfilling and happy life.  I
n fact, I believe nurturing and expressing our individuality – our values and our passions in life, is our life’s purpose.

 



Our CHOICE LIFE APPROACH™ 3-STEP STRATEGY inspires people to develop the courage to
→  open their mind to endless possibilities,
→  
learn to let go of what is outlived – what no longer serves them in life in order to welcome
      what 
is unlived – new experiences in life,
→  and, 
welcome changes in life as opportunities, not obstacles.  


Our strategy encourages forward momentum by helping people define and connect with what brings them happiness in life by learning how to make authentic choices based on their values.  This helps them start to establish a resilient life structure and create healthy boundaries that enables them to take small achievable steps towards modifying and creating new behaviours in life.   The key self-leadership qualities required for developing this ability are self-esteem, self-respect, self-reliance/trust, self-confidence, self-motivation, and self-determination.  




Our Choice Life Approach™ strategy helps people create a roadmap that has them work backwards from their end result.  Why?  Because doing so sends a signal to the brain that the end result is already accomplished.  It frees the mind to start thinking of what they need and what is required to achieve their end result.  This sets the process in motion instead of getting discouraged or frustrated focussing on realizing a final result or dream that seems so far away that may take time to accomplish.  Human beings need instant recognition to stay motivated.  Studies have shown this for years.  This is why so any workplaces have employee recognition programs – to recognize their efforts and keep them engaged. 

Our CHOICE LIFE APPROACH™ ROADMAP is a path for people to follow, a process that recognizes their efforts, celebrates each win/success as it unfolds along the way, and one that inspires them to remain engaged on their end result.  Not having such a roadmap is one of the reasons why most people give up on accomplishing their goals in life.  Our roadmap, tools and techniques offer different perspectives to reach their end result.  We simply help people chunk down each goal along their roadmap into simple and achievable steps, focusing on opportunities available to them instead of limiting their choices based on their present situation and schedule. 

Ultimately, our roadmap has people experience satisfaction in their own ability to accomplish their goals and realize their dreams in life.  It’s about creating what we need, want to feel and experience in life:  meaningful experiences that lead to living a fulfilling and happy life.  Take a look at the image of our roadmap below and see if this could help you accomplish your goals and realize your dreams in life.  Call us if you have any questions.  





Our S.O.U.L. Practice

The S.O.U.L Practice™ paves the way for living a fulfilling and happy life in alignment with your purpose, your raison d’être as a person.  At Heart & Soul Coaching and Retreats™, our S.O.U.L Practice™ was created to inspire people to take ownership of their individual situations in life.  It simply acts as support, reminding individuals of their ability to consciously influence their thoughts and behaviours, and the necessity to engage in the process of change and making authentic choices in life in order to create a meaningful and rewarding experiences that lead to a happy life. No matter if it’s about achieving personal or professional goals, realizing dreams or learning to cope with challenges and obstacles in life, our process was created to empower people to lead from their individuality and authenticity

Throughout life, some experiences present themselves as challenges and obstacles. These can overshadow your good intentions in life.  Following the S.O.U.L. Practice™ gives you an overview of how important it is to make choices that are based on your values, and to welcome change as a constant in your life. You gain clarity into what makes you the person that you are, and how you contribute and are responsible for your own happiness in life. The S.O.U.L. Practice™ helps you dissolve old patterns of repression and encourages self-expression. This life-long practice will help develop your confidence, and give you courage to consistently take action towards building your life story by taking simple and achievable daily steps.

S.O.U.L. Practice™ means to:

♦  Simply sit in silence and notice your thoughts as you wake up;
♦  O
pen your mind by imagining endless possibilities for yourself in life;
♦  U
nderstand the difference between the thoughts you have on a daily basis coming from either your mind or those coming from your physical brain; and,
♦  L
ead your life with authenticity by nurturing, expressing, and listening to your individuality.  Trust that you have all the necessary life tools to live a happy life.

By following our simple S.O.U.L Practice™, you realize how important it is to self-lead your life in order to actualize your aspirations, achieve your goals and realize your dreams. Since self-leadership creates a sense of agency, you feel encouraged to make choices that motivate forward momentum towards creating fulfilling experiences that lead to creating a meaningful and rewarding life for yourself.  Sincerely, you have all the necessary life tools to create this for yourself… you just need to sharpen them.  Practice will get you there my friends!


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