Articles by Rumaisa

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What is a Life Coach, and why would I want one?

If you were to ask me this question four years ago, I would say that a Life Coach is someone who coaches you on your life. But what does this really mean? There are so many things that we want to accomplish in our lifetime. So how do we stay organized and accomplish them?  A…

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Getting Caught up in the “Daily Grind”? Here are 7 tips to enjoy more every day.

Life. It’s a simple word, but something we seem to take it for granted in our busy lives. It seems to go by more quickly the older we get. There is an ancient saying that says, “For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes…

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Beyond Comparisons: How Being the Only You Becomes Power

“Change begins with my desire – the conscious wish to change.” [1] So let me ask you a question… When you were growing up, how did your family relate to God? I grew up in a Muslim household. I went to Sunday school every week up until the age of 13. Sunday school was not…

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Having a Family Member with a Mental Illness Can Affect the Way You See the World.

“We have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma.” “To protect and defend ourselves against future suffering, we often try to forget those painful times. Every time we’re in touch with the experience of suffering, we believe we can’t bear it, and we stuff our feelings and memories…

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Don’t Snooze and Lose!

“In 2013, Adweek reported that 80 percent of smartphone users between the ages of 18 and 44 check their phone first thing in the morning.” Picture this… You’re fast asleep, and your phone alarm goes off. You roll over and hit that snooze button. Ten minutes later, you tap that button again, and then again. And…

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Am I being too Controlling with my Kid

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock Hey parents! How do we know when we are being too much with our children? There is protecting our kids from harm, and then there is overbearing. For example, I had a father who had a fear of making mistakes. He was…

Parenting

HEY PARENTS! ARE YOU STRESSED OUT AND MAXED OUT!?!?

To all of you moms and dads out there, let me first start off by saying you are doing great! Just because I am a Life Coach does not mean that my life is perfect. Just last week I had my own freak out moment. Btw – freak outs are ok. They guide us to…

Shopping

SHOPPING FOR SHOPPING SAKE!

Tis the season to shop until you drop, right!? Oh wait, tis the season to shop online because of all of the amazing Cyber-sales, right!? Okay, okay…. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, this is the season where you can find huge discounts and sales. I must say, as I was browsing online, I found…

Transformation

Transformation! It’s a Process.

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Wayne Dyer   If you look up the word Transformation online, you will find one of the following definitions: “A thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance.” “A metamorphosis during the life cycle of an animal.” “The induced or…

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The Art of Wanting

“We have two alternatives: either we question our beliefs – or we don’t.  Either we accept our fixed version of reality – or we begin to challenge them. In Buddha’s opinion, to train in staying open and curious – to train in dissolving our assumptions and beliefs – is the best use of our human…