America, The Land of the Brave and Free

I didn’t know how deeply it ran until I got here. I didn’t know how afraid I was until I decided to be brave. Until there was no other choice but bravery, but freedom, I didn’t know how deeply fear…

Accepting Where You Are As You Strive For More

Personal development is a lifelong journey. It’s full of highs and lows, success and failures, momentum and burnouts. It brings self-realizations as much as it causes us to question everything we know about the world around us, the people we…

If you’re the biggest fish in the pond… you need a new pond

As I coach, I constantly meet people who think that personal growth just happens. In a way, it makes sense; we are conditioned through life to think that as we grow, new stages of our life will open up and…

Easy ways to implement mindfulness in your everyday life

We have different lifestyles, different priorities, different backgrounds and different jobs. That doesn’t mean we can’t implement mindfulness in our every day lives! I want to share some techniques and ideas that have worked for me and may work for…

Use Your Pain as a Gain for Personal Growth!

As a certified coach, speaker, and trainer, I often coach clients through painful circumstances.  We all encounter painful experiences in life. It is through pain that we get to know ourselves on a deeper and more intimate level.   Pain…

How do you show appreciation?

Showing appreciation is an essential part of a relationship. So much so that the lack of appreciation can lead to insecurities, conflicts, and eventually fall out. This can happen regardless if it’s between family members, friends, colleagues, or an intimate…

Reach your personal development goals by saying no

Reflecting on last year, it was for many of us. That said, it helped me realized in order to advance ourselves to reach new heights, we must do more than we ever thought possible. When it comes to personal development, one…

What does being mindful mean

Being a new mom, while trying to build my own business, often times feels like I am moving at 200 mph. Very often, I work to accomplish multiple tasks all at the same time, while trying to stay absolutely calm.…

Equip and Empower Yourself for Success!

I’m Anza Goodbar; I am a certified coach, speaker, and trainer.  My expertise is in the following topics – business systems, leadership development, entrepreneurial mindset, strategizing and goal setting.  I’ve been an entrepreneur since 2004. But, you might say that…

Face Your Fears

With personal and professional development, we are all afraid of something. Whether it’s making a new friend or asking for a promotion, there are certain goals we’re afraid to go after. Typically, the bigger the goal, the scarier it is.…

Add better habits to your life

For the past two years, I was heavily depressed. I told a close friend how the past year was a professional high but personal low. Each night, I laid in bed thinking of all the things I hated about myself…

How to give feedback

When it comes to giving feedback, I’m a love or hate kind of person. I love helping others by supporting their development but it does come with a bit of backlash… Giving feedback is a tricky situation. There are a…

Celebrate your wins & overcome Imposter Syndrome

When I was younger, I didn’t understand how girls fantasized about having a partner to appreciate and worship her, couldn’t accept a simple compliment from others. Whether it was about their attractiveness, smarts, or talent, these girls would curl their…

Learning to live with intentions

As I grow older and hopefully wiser, I strive to live each day with intention and purpose with a conscious decision to make the most out of each day. This small but powerful act has helped me focus on my…

Travel If You Can

Whenever people ask “what is one thing you’ve always wanted to do?”, many of us are guilty of listing “travel more” amongst the most popular answers. And yet not many people actively work to make it happen… Why is that? Popular answers…

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