Personal Development Circle North East

Is Fear Holding You Back?

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Many people have goals (whether or not they call them goals), thing they want to achieve in their life for example relationships, work, family or business.

A huge proportion of those people will not achieve their goals for many reasons, maybe their situation changes, perhaps the goal is not right for them … or there are surmountable obstacles in the way that stop people in their tracks.

So why do people not achieve their goal if the obstacle can be overcome?  Well sometimes the goal is not right for them and they know it – or the fear of achieving their goal itself can be scary.

For example

  1. Losing a significant amount of weight and becoming more attractive to others can be scary for some people with low self esteem.
  2. Moving on after a relationship – starting to date again, worrying that the next relationship will end for similar reasons, e.g. cheating, violence, debts etc
  3. Working in a job that makes you unhappy – but worried to leave incase you don’t get another job – or fear of taking another job and it not working out.
  4. Business – setting up on your own and finding that you can’t get clients or sell your products

There are many situations where fear can hold us back but what can we do about it? Firstly acknowledge the fear then take action – books, coaching groups and 1:1 coaching are all great methods that can help you overcome your fears and help you move forward in life and in business.

My tips is:

  • Acknowledge the Fear – what exactly are you scared of
  • Rate it 1-10 (10 being really scary)
  • How ‘real’ is the fear?
  • Explore ways you can overcome the fear
  • Take Action
  • Celebrate you Success at overcoming your Fear.

There are some great books on overing coming fear and self doubt.

Susan Jeffers book ‘Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway’ is our Personal Development Book Club title this month  (If you are interested – contact us or book your place on Eventbrite)

We also run regular workshops to help you deal with ‘Fear and Self Doubt’ – see Eventbrite for the upcoming sessions.

Eventbrite link to all our sessions: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/newcastle-performance-coaching-limited-6295082261

Our 1:1 coaching, workshops and talk sessions run from our office; West Fifteen, Wickham View, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6UN

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Goals – Keeping Focused and On Track

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Having set your goals is one thing but keeping focused and on track is quite another thing altogether.  If you are not working with a coach or extremely motivated to achieve your goal on time it is easy to lets things slip.

Often when we set goals we are inspired and motivate, keen to achieve whatever it is we want.  However it is easy to sit back and expect things to happen, before you know it often time has flown by and little progress has been made.  It’s not that we don’t want the goal .. just that it is not as motivating when having set a goal then you have to actually take action to make it happen

Most goals require some form of physical engagement, whether it be to write a book, lose weight, run a marathon, change jobs.  It takes a lot of thinking and effort to turn your dream goal into a reality and it is so easy to start making progress then become complacent or become side tracked only to find that time has slipped by and your not making the progress you had planned or have lapsed with the progress you have made.

How best to stay focused and on track:

  1. Write your goals down, make sure they are SMART goals and have a deadline.
  2. Next chunk down you goal into smaller, achievable steps – working on one at a time makes it less scary if it is a big goal.
  3. Chart your progress – it’s motivating to see what you are achieving as you go.
  4. Work with a Coach – or if that is not possible join a Coaching Group.  Meet with other people who have goals they are working on will help you feel motivated as you help and support each other.

If you are interested in our Coaching Groups you will find our sessions listed on Eventbrite

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/newcastle-performance-coaching-limited-6295082261

We also run GOALS sessions for people who would like to check in with a coach on a regular basis to keep themselves motivated and on track . https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/got-goals-keeping-focused-and-on-track-tickets-15899401538

Personal Development Book Club … Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway

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Each month we will discuss a coaching, spiritual or personal development book. … Facilitated discussion NOT a debate … So many people buy these great best selling books then put them on the book shelf where they are left – unread.  Instead you could read the book then join one of our sessions where we discuss the book, try some of the exercises and reflect on how it can help us deal with our own situation.

£5 Tea/coffee and biscuits/nibbles are provided.

In each months Book Discussion we will be looking at a different personal development best selling book.

Most of these titles are available on audiobook and may be free to listen to on YouTube

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The phenomenal classic that has changed the lives of millions of people around the globe

What are you afraid of? Public speaking; asserting yourself; making decisions; being alone; intimacy; changing jobs; interviews; going back to school; ageing; ill health; driving; dating; ending a relationship; losing a loved one; becoming a parent; leaving home, failure, believing in yourself…

Internationally renowned author Susan Jeffers has helped millions of people overcome their fears and heal the pain in their lives with her simple but profound advice. Whatever your anxieties, Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway® will give you the insight and tools to vastly improve your ability to handle any given situation. You will learn to live your life the way you want – so you can move from a place of pain, paralysis, depression and indecision to one of power, energy, enthusiasm and action.

An empowering and life-affirming book, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway will help you triumph over your fears and move forward with your life.

Amazon link …http://www.amazon.co.uk/Feel-Fear-Anyway-Indecision-Confidence-ebook/dp/B00PYJ5Y6W/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1423740503&sr=1-1&keywords=susan+jeffers

Listen to audiobook free on YouTube- lasts 62 minutes

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Session starts 6:30pm

Session ends 8:30pm

2015 Title Author

January A Mans Search for Meaning Viktor Frankl

February Awaken the Giant Within Anthony Robbins

March Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway Susan Jeffers

April Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life Dr Wayne Dyer

May Magic of Thinking Big David J Schwartz

June Eat That Frog Brian Tracy

July As a Man Thinketh James Allen

August The Tipping Point Malcolm Gladwell

September Who Moved my Cheese Spencer Johnson

October 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R Covey

November How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie

December The Power of Now Eckhart Tolle

Venue: Newcastle Performance Coaching Limited, Room 1.3, First Floor, West Fifteen, Whickham View, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6UN

(Entrance door signed Princes Trust – at top of stairs turn left, take the last door on the right and we are in the room opposite)

Please book your ticket on Eventbrite to secure your place, thanks.

Dating – Decide your game plan BEFORE you go hunting!

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Arrive 9:30-9:50

Session starts 10:00

Session ends 12:00

Many of us set dating or relationship goals at the beginning of the year.  But how many people actually succeed in achieving their goals? How many end up dating the same/wrong type of man/woman and experiencing the same relationship hiccups? .. Then end up still since as we approach the next New Year!

in this 8 week program we

  • look at ourselves … Eek!
  • Decide at what we want from a relationship
  • Explore where WE went wrong in previous relationships
  • Understand how our values, beliefs and internal rules are sabotaging our progress and learn how to make them work for us instead of holding us back.

Booking link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/8-week-dating-program-decide-your-game-plan-before-you-go-hunting-tickets-13114743551

Trainers/Facilitators … Newcastle Performance Coaching Limited

Coffee and Cheese if you please.

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Professional People North East are heading off into Northumberland on and checking out the Cheese Loft Cafe soon.  A nice Saturday morning social to kick start the weekend.

Professional People North East is a social group for single professionals in the North East who first and foremost want to build friendships and socialise – meeting someone special for some would be a bonus.

Not all single 40+ people want to hit the dating sites or have a friend, colleague or family member play matchmaker for them.  So this group is idea for anyone who would like to get out a bit more, build friendships, socialise with other single professionals.

Professional People North East
Professional People North East

Great thing is that it’s so cheap to join – £10 a year and if you go to our events then you buy your own food, drinks and tickets so you have control of what you spend and can keep within your financial budget.

What do we do? We are an events website that run pub meals, coffee, cinema, friendship group, restaurants in the North East.  Members log in – find out what events are on and if they want to go they click the RSVP button to let other members know they will be going – simple!!!

Where do we meet?  Newcastle and Gateshead mainly however any member can add a social event to our calendar so if you are in Sunderland, Durham, Tyne Valley, Northumberland that’s fine – just pop up an event on our website (its free to add you own things) at your local pub, coffee shop or maybe a walk somewhere nice, dancing lessons, or whatever interests you.  See who comes along and maybe you will be a new friend or 10.

We have a monthly pub night in Newcastle (typical numbers 15-30 people attend) but most meetings are capped at 8 members (no guests) so we have a good chance to chat to each other and build friendships.

Join us today … Professional People North East http://www.meetup.com/Professional-People-North-East

The Group is sponsored by Newcastle Performance Coaching Limited http://www.geordie-coach.com a coaching, training and consultancy business that works with Professional People in the North East to bridge the gap to their success.

 

 

Professional People North East
Professional People North East

Personal Development Cafe – Exploring Values and Motivation

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Monthly Personal Development Cafe starting March 2014

Exploring our Values and how that affects our motivation

Last week for those who came to the session on Personality Types, we explored both our own type preferences and touched on identifying some of our values.

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This week we are going to take the theme of Values and link them to MOTIVATION

We will be asking questions like

“Why do I get so excited about some things and not others?”

“How can I get more motivated to do the things I should do, but do not really want to?”

“How can I increase the motivation I have got, so I can achieve more “

“Where the heck did my Mojo go?”

As usual we will use discussion, learning and exercises to deepen our understanding of ourselves, but this week I will be introducing some NLP techniques, which will be optional.

By the end of the workshop you will understand and recognise how your values affect your passions and, and be able to increase your motivation not only to do the things you want to do with more energy, but also the tasks that you have to do.

See you there, Caroline

Personal Development Circle North East
Personal Development Circle North East

The Personal Development Cafe is both for those people new to personal development and for those already exploring coaching and neuro linguistic programing (nlp). The café sessions are designed to be informative, stimulating and compliment other Personal Development Circle North East’ workshops.

“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” Gandhi

As a member of the Personal Development Cafe part you will:

– Discover the benefits of using personal development techniques
– Learn tools for confidence, motivation & the power of your mind
– Gain an understanding of the science and behind personal development
– Feel motivated and supported by the group
– Progress to become the person you want to become

Café sessions are monthly and run for 2 hours. In a relaxed and informal setting the sessions will start with a coffee followed by “some food for thought” – an informative and stimulating talk. Then it’s time for “café chatter” to open up discussion. We finish with some “clearing up” and self-reflection which is for your eyes only.

You are welcome to “drop in” on individual café sessions, but you may find benefit from regular attendance.

No matter what your goals and dreams may be or at what level you are to achieving them. With consistent motivation, a deeper understanding of the power of your mind, good clear teaching, and a friendly group of people behind you, you will gain a deeper understanding and belief in yourself from which change will naturally develop.

You can choose from our Café menu over the following dates

March  8th    Start thinking right

April  26th    Your personality types

May  24th    Understanding your values

June  14th    Communicating with confidence

July  19th    Love yourself and others

August    No meeting – summer break

September 20th  Hear your Inner wisdom

October 18th    The fear factor

November 15th  Towards your spiritual self

For PAID members of the Personal Development Circle North East it’s only £10 per session

Unpaid / Non members can pay on the door – £15.

 Address:

The Methodist Church

Framwellgate Moor, off front street, Framwellgate Moor DH1 5EJ

http://www.durhamdeernessmethodist.org.uk/wordpress/?page_id=236

Personal Development Cafe Presenter Caroline Molloy

If Caroline is unable to run the session it will be ran by Aly or one of our other regular presenters.

Monthly workshop

No meeting in August (summer break) or December.

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Show me the funny!!

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Professional People are going to see Sarah Millican in Newcastle in May 2014.

We have 5 tickets available for members to attend this event … check our website for details —> http://www.meetup.com/Professional-People-North-East/events/154485272

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Why only 5?  Well that is because we do small number events to members can get to know each other and build friendships.

Members only event (membership per year £10) so if you want to come along to this great show with us … check out our website today http://www.meetup.com/Professional-People-North-East

If you already have your ticket for this show … that’s fine you can still join us for pre-food meal/drinks.

Plan is to meet first for something to eat then head along to see the show.  Hopefully there’ll be lots of laughs to be had.

If you aren’t sure who Sarah Millican is … here is a link to her website and tour dates … http://www.sarahmillican.co.uk  Since Sarah won the 2008 if.comedy Best Newcomer Award for her debut solo show Sarah Millican’s Not Nice at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, she quickly established herself as a household name, TV personality and her  tours often sell out.

 

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