The fear of not being good enough

I don’t know about you, but it takes me forever to get through a book. Whether it’s because I lose interest in the topic or I get so inspired, I start jotting down notes and ideas in my personal development…

You are being too hard on yourself

Have you ever asked yourself, “why am I not where I want to be yet?(!!)” Whenever I’m feeling vulnerable and insecure about my personal development, this question burns a hole in my mind. Once it pops into my head, I…

23 Personal Development Goals Guarantee To Change Your Life

Setting personal development goals can be the difference between whether or not you’ll achieve them. No matter where you are in your life or where you live, as long as you have a calendar, pen, paper, and some level of…

Letting Go Of Ignorance

They call it “The Privilege Walk.” A wall of sixty humans woven together by nervous, interlocked fingers. With tired eyes pressed firmly shut, we patiently waited for our next instruction. If your parents attended college take one step forward. If…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The hard truth about change

Change is not easy, nor is it suppose to be. Unfortunately, by hoping we can change a bad habit or personality trait overnight, we set us up for failure. Behavior change takes time, discipline, a deeper understanding of who you…

If you’re going to fight, you better do it right

It’s been difficult as of late to escape hate and toxicity. It feels like everyone is fighting each other – trying to one up one other or prove the other person wrong. …what are we even fighting for? Is there…

The Person You’ve Become

On the journey towards greatness, it’s a given that we focus on the end goal. We think about what it would be like on top and how euphoria and victorious it would be. We fantasize about how things would be different…

Strive

My word of the day: Strive. Strive for the things you cannot see. Strive to be great and do what you love. Strive to make this world a better place, not only for the ones that you love but for…

Happy birthday! An Open Letter to My Younger Self

Dear 22 year old Melissa, HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIRL! Last night was rough, I know! Your best friend really got you good! She feed you drink after drink but at least you know, she would always take good care of you. It’s…

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