Coach Farrah Smith

I believe knowledge is a superpower, and I shorten other people’s learning curve by sharing all the wisdom I have acquired as a lifelong student of personal and professional development. A major focus for me is the power of positive thinking because your mindset impacts the amount of confidence and courage you have to follow your dreams. It can be the determining factor between merely existing and living a deeply fulfilled life.

I want to teach people how to get better results in everything they do. I want to liberate people from their limiting beliefs and awaken them to their…

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If you feel like you have been living under a mountain of stress the last two years, you are not alone. Between a global pandemic, political and social unrest, and economic uncertainty, it’s no wonder fear and anxiety have become prevalent emotions in our society. Since we cannot always control the outer state of our world or the endless barrage of distressing information we receive, it’s essential to take control of our inner state of mind for our mental wellbeing. The good news is we can do this just by being more mindful of our thoughts.

Research shows that one…

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If you have a fear of public speaking, you are not alone. The National Institute of Mental Health cites that public speaking anxiety, or glossophobia, affects about 73% of the population. Even if you don’t have a clinical phobia, it’s reported that a majority of people dread public speaking more than death.

For most of my life, I was in that category. I would do anything to not give a presentation or speech. It held me back professionally, so I became determined to overcome my fear and develop this critical skill for success.

When I participated in a TEDWomen event…

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The world is abundant with many accomplished entrepreneurs, but not all achieve advanced levels of achievement. So, what sets individuals who reach their professional summit apart from those who get stuck in the land of mainstream success?

When you look at professionals thriving within their enterprises, you will find certain similarities. They are the individuals with clarity, routines, boundaries and the right mindset to become the leaders we admire. They are the ones who work smarter, not harder. …

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Do you ever feel as though you are accomplishing your goals, but something is still missing? That you are advancing professionally, but you still aren’t satisfied? Most likely, it’s because somewhere along the line, you lost track of your intrinsic motivation.

To be truly fulfilled when you succeed, you must begin with a clear understanding of not only what you want but why you want it. Then let the meaning behind your ambitions guide your actions. You can do this by setting intentions for your life and being mindful of them every day. …

When it comes to the principles of persuasion, there’s a reason why these tried-and-true formulas have worked for centuries.

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A person’s ability to influence is one of the most essential skills for leaders at any level.

Many of us assume that an individual’s capacity to influence is due to their confidence, intellect, and charisma. Perhaps it comes later in life in conjunction with a powerful title or burgeoning bank account. The reality is we all have this ability. However, most of us fail to tap into this attribute, believing that persuasion is a natural talent.

The aptitude to influence doesn’t…

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If you are anything like me, you allowed yourself to indulge in 2020 due to the seemingly endless lockdown. It’s easy to justify eating unhealthy food when you’re living in survival mode, but using the pandemic as an excuse to forego sensible choices can be detrimental for both your physical and mental wellbeing.

I have set New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier in the past, but my intentions were usually rooted in vanity, and my willpower quickly faded. This year, it’s less about looking my best and more about feeling my best. I want to use food as medicine for…

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By: Farrah Smith

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Who am I to think I can do this?” Or even worse, do you fear hearing this kind of judgment from your friends, family, and peers?

Whenever this pesky voice starts whispering in my head, I always turn my thoughts to inspirational people like Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson, Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs, and Arianna Huffington. None of them were born masters of their craft, and they didn’t build their empires in a day, a week, or even a year.

If you are facing the festering fears of self-doubt or looking imposter…

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The outlook we adopt profoundly affects the way we lead our lives. But it’s not just the simple dichotomy of positive versus negative. Seeing our abilities, talents, and skills as something we can augment significantly influences our confidence and capacity to flourish. This is called having a “growth mindset.”

The earlier in life we develop this mentality, the more motivated we will be to work hard to reach our goals, be resilient when we encounter something difficult, keep pushing forward when we experience a disappointing setback, and better shield ourselves from unconstructive criticism or insults. …

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Due to the impact of the global health crisis on our economy, countless businesses are laying people off, yet in the same breath are asking their remaining staff to “trust them” and work even harder. These companies are failing to see that their fate and ability to survive in this climate is determined by those very employees who have been left openly vulnerable and awash with a fear of being disposable.

During my quest for personal clarity, I discovered author and speaker Simon Sinek. His TedTalk “ How great leaders inspire action” has over 50M views, and his book “…

Farrah Smith

Coach Farrah teaches a transformational course for teens and young adults that focuses on mindful awareness, neuroscience, and high-performance habits.

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