“How to be happy in life?” is a very common question. We hear it a lot from our life coaching clients. Happiness is, no doubt, the most important thing in our life. If we are happy with ourselves, happy with our health, happy with our relationships, happy with our career and happy with our finances, there is not much else we need.
Unfortunately, most people are not happy, at least not as happy as they would like to be. To be happy, we can take charge of our life, grow our confidence, become people-magnets, improve our lifestyle and follow our dreams.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
This is not a fantasy. At Be Happy in LIFE, with thousands of happy life coaching clients over the years, we can tell you it is possible for you too.
Read on to find out how…
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
The world is fast becoming a place of great confusion and stress. Conflicting demands on your time may be causing you sometimes to lose yourself in the roles you play. You try to keep up and manage your health, your feelings, your relationships, your work and life and your finance, but somehow the way to relaxation, confidence and success seem to far away, and you end up worried, maybe even a little depressed. You wonder:
“What’s going on with my life?”
Most people put an enormous effort to change their unhappy circumstances with the skills they have but it leads nowhere because those skills (or lack of them) are what brought them to this point in the first place. The sad part is that constant failure attempts to change that brings people to giving up on relationships, on love life, on success and even their health. Many people start compromising, negotiate with circumstances that high jacked their happiness. They just give up and live and unhappy and unfulfilled life believing this is their destiny. It is not!
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
Ask yourself these questions:
“Five years from today, who will I be if I don’t make a change TODAY?”
“Five years from today, who will I be if I make my move NOW, find a guide and take some action?”
“Am I willing to let go of my fears and grow to the person I know I can be?”
Everyone deep inside has the right answers to these questions. Deep down, we know what we need to do and the pain is cluttering our thinking, we feel overwhelm and when we gather the strength to make a change, it is not easy to do it alone. Most people starting the Be Happy in LIFE programs say that they know what brought them into that situation but they don’t know how to get out of that place. With the right guidance, encouragement they are able to design a brighter future and walk confidently towards it.
Life coaching is the gateway to any future you desire, where self-confidence, love, success, health and wealth are part of your every day.
The Be Happy in Life Coaching Program – “A+” in Happiness
Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Most of our life, we cruise through life and react to uncomfortable situations, rather than having a clear vision of our desired life and pursuing that vision. At Be Happy in LIFE, we believe that happiness is a learned skill that, unfortunately, we do not learn in school. We believe that everyone can be happy and we have the right lessons and the right teachers to teach happiness. Using our program, everyone gets an “A+” in Happiness.
Let’s face it, most of our problems in life are in relationships, either with ourselves or with others. Something there is not working the way we want it to work. Life coaching is a journey people take in their quest for achieving their goals and dreams. A life coach is a person who helps people take that journey and guides them through the learnings they need in order to keep moving forward ,stay on track and achieve success and happiness. They learn to establish good relationships with themselves and with others.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
It is very important to note that life coaching is a beautiful trendy name to something that has been here for many years – personal development. We are all growing and evolving and have the potential of being happy and successful and personal development, with the help of a life coach, is an effective way of achieving it.
Life Coaching is like professional friendship where you get help in achieving your dreams and desires. If all your life you have been told that life is not about what you want than your life coach is there to change that thought and teach you to want and use your wants as a guide. Life coaching is not for everyone as it is suitable only for people that wants to achieve something and are able look forward. If coaching is not suitable for you, you can trust your coach to let you know it is not the right approach for you and forward you to services that best suit your needs.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. Therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
The relationship between you and your coach will determine the success of your program. Your coach will study your circumstances, your beliefs, thoughts and adjust the program to your needs and goals. Whatever you want to achieve is acceptable and every desire is treated as an honest desire. Your coach will help you find where you may be stuck and show you ways to get your life flowing forward again.
Your coach will be in contact with you in between sessions and encourage you practice your new tools and empower you to take small steps forward towards your success and achievement.
Many people, overwhelmed by obligations (“musts” and “shoulds”), blame others or their circumstances in order to be able to cope with their less-than-ideal situation. This is a trap, which only reinforces the situation and increases the feeling of being out of control.
If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
At Be Happy in LIFE, we believe that when people are clear about what they want, they are able to focus and align their energy towards their goals and have a smooth ride. Our life coaching clients learn to dream and to want. It’s like stepping into a magic zone, where many happy things happen to them and, like a ripple effect, influence all those around them. We do believe Happiness is contagious!
Consider this: when you were young, you learned from your environment and people around you how to navigate through life. You develop certain habits and thoughts that were useful to you at the age you learned them. Unfortunately, life is changing and evolving and what was right for us years ago is no longer helpful for us to navigate life in different circumstances. In the olden days of our development when we looked for direction someone said to us to go 2 streets and turn left on the groundout and today, everyone is using GPS and you wonder why they get to their destination faster. Just imagine what would happen if you took a 30-year-old map of your city and tried to find your way?
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
As it turns out, we all have lots of these old thoughts in our heads, which have become part of who we are, but keeping them makes us view the world as hard , not fair and sometimes cruel and it is hard for us to be happy and fulfilled. At Be Happy in LIFE we believe that everyone has the right to be happy. After providing life coaching for many years and helping thousands of people achieve success and happiness we are confident everyone can
As part of your program, your coach will hand you a GPS that will be your GPS when all your new habits, new thoughts, new desires, new values and new needs are uploaded to help you navigate through life, better, happier and faster.
Our life coaching program was written by the creator of the Be Happy in LIFE Program, Ronit Baras, who is an expert in emotional intelligence and has 25 years of experience. In this program clients are introduced to many research based techniques in time and stress managements, the art of motivation, mind power, the science of human behaviour , meditation, psychology communication, relationship and business development. The program uses Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) techniques to eliminate undesirable thinking patterns that causes the challenges in their life and limit their success and happiness. NLP is very successful as it helps deal with the subconscious. Your coach will teach you to use those techniques on yourself and those around you to make it easy for you to apply them whenever you feel your conscious and subconscious are not in sync.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
When taking the Be Happy in LIFE program you learn assessment tools to find where you are and where you are heading. You will identify the source of your beliefs, study their impact on your life, examine their validity and eliminate them if you think they are “unhealthy” or not useful. In their place, you’ll choose new beliefs that promote success, abundance, relationships, support, love and good communication and happiness. You’ll update your “map” and upgrade to fast tracking devices that will get you to your destination faster. The program will help you find strengths from within and teach you how to stay strong and focused even if life is not happening exactly the way you wanted by using your own wants as a guide. Not what your parents wanted for you. Not what your partner, friends or boss want. Not even what your life coach wants for you. What you want! And you gain control over your mind, your body and your spirit.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The Be Happy in LIFE coaching is a future oriented program. We don’t focus on the past, we do not look for labels, we don’t search for people or circumstances to blame for the unhappiness in our life. Instead you assess your situation, dream, plan the journey and start moving forward. We say that this course is like a driving course. If you drive looking backwards, you will have lots of accidents, if you look forward most of the time and from time to time look at the rear mirror, or look backwards when overtaking, you are more likely to get to your destination, safely. We all have pain in the past but we can still succeed in life and be happy, we just need to look forward.
We learn at every session how to handle obstacles and setbacks, how to establish positive thinking and how to monitor growth with a new set of beliefs, values and rules to help us reach our goals fast, while enjoying the journey on the way. The past in this program has no power to determine our future.
This is the place to say that Life coaching is not for everyone as it is suitable only for people that want to achieve something and are able look forward. We say that people emotional state can be in one of two places. It can be in the Discovery Zone or Recovery zone. If you are in discovery, you are aware of what happened to you in the past and are willing to clear the space to the new you. If you are in recovery zone, you can’t do that. You are blaming and angry and you need a help from a psychologist. For a person in recovery, life coaching may seem to demanding as the place they are in is part of their identity and they are not ready to let it go. It is important for each person considering using a life coach to examine this emotional state before taking the program. The coach’s task is to help the client constantly look and move forward, if someone is not ready to move forward, this will only increase the frustration.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
In Be Happy in LIFE – Life coaching program you will be asked to fill in an online assessment that serves four purposes.
- Reading your assessment will allow your coach to determine if this program is suitable for you.
- It will help your coach assess the right approach to help you achieve your goals
- It will save you paying for a session that will mostly be an opportunity for your coach to get to know you.
- Many clients report that filling in the form in itself, has made them realize many things, before they even came to the session.
Integration is an essential ingredient for the success in this program. Have you even been to a seminar, read a book or learned something that was very exciting, but after a week, it faded? We structure our program for full integration of what you learn back into your everyday life, so that it never fades.
How do we do it? During every session, you will apply your new knowledge to yourself. You will face the hard questions and answer them. You will document your success in a journal and you will develop a new, empowering routine. Most importantly, you will choose some challenging actions to take in-between sessions, which will take you, step by step, from where you start to who you want to be.
There are two main formats for life coaching, one is a free flow session when you discuss with your coach the topics that needs adjusting. At the end of this session you will be able to come up with a list of action steps that will help you move forward.
The second format is a written program that you can use during the session, after the session and even years after. We have made a decision to go with the second format as we believe that reinforcement and the ability to go back and reflect on what happened in the session and follow up activities are the best way to make sure you are not back into old thoughts and habits. We have clients that finished their programs years ago and we can still forward them to sessions in their “manual” to overcome new challenges.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We also found out that teaching our clients the life coaching techniques we use contributes to their success because they adopt a life coaching mentality and can become their own life coaches long after they finish their life coaching with us. One big challenge of many clients is to change without the protest of those around them. We have added into this program activities that encourages our clients to coach the people around them. This approach has been the core of our program; we don’t only teach you how to be happy but how to help those around you to be happy. We believe this is why our program is very successful.
At Be Happy in LIFE we do not believe in one size fits all. We believe we are all unique and individuals and what suites one person is not necessary suitable for others. Before meeting your coach you will be asked to fill in a form that includes an assessment. This will help your coach tailor the right program for you and at the end of every session, you will have a chance to discuss the approach that best suits your style and needs.
In the Be Happy in LIFE program there are over 25 sessions that we strongly believe no one needs them all. Our average clients use about 10 sessions and it will take about a year to complete the 10 sessions. To help our clients stay motivated and incorporate their learning into their daily life, we have designed the program to gradually increase the gaps between the sessions.
- The gap between sessions 1 and 2 is about 2 weeks.
- The gap between sessions 2 and 3 is about 3 weeks
- The gap between sessions 3 and 4 is about 4 weeks.
It takes about a year to complete 10 sessions and this is roughly what our clients experience. Even clients who want to speed up the process and meet every week end up extending the gaps between the sessions as they feel more empowered. We believe this is a healthy process and a sign of growth, independence and confidence, so around session 4, we encourage our clients to take control over their growth and development and determine how frequently they would like to meet.
No, not everyone is the same and not everyone is 100% comfortable with increasing the gaps in between sessions, this is why the coach will be in email or phone contact with the clients to assess if the gap is healthy or too long. If things happen in between and you need to see your coach earlier, you will be able to contact your coach and re-schedule your session to suite your needs.
Our life coaching sessions takes about 1.5 hours and we ask that you allow 2 hours in case we are in the middle of something important (which happens often). We think that time should never be the reason we stop a good and healthy experience.
Many life coaching practices require the clients’ commitment by charging for 3-10 sessions in advance. We believe this philosophy is against our values and against what life coaching is all about. It is meant to give you a sense of control over your life. If you keep going to see your life coach because you have paid and you are only using up your money than you are not in control. This is why we have a pay as you go philosophy, you have a session, you pay for it at the end of the session and you have the freedom to finish the program whenever you want.
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
Our goal is to make sure you finish your program as soon as possible. We think that change can happen fast and many people just don’t’ know how to identify it. Being in constant therapy only increases the “something is wrong with me” mindset and it only brings sadness, frustration and misery. Some clients reach their goals after 4, 7 or 8 session and there is no reason for them to continue the program. We encourage our clients to finish their program as soon as possible and celebrate and enjoy their success.
If you wish, your coach will stay in contact with you long after you finish the program. We still have regular contact with clients who used our programs over 25 years ago.
What Will I Get from the Be Happy in LIFE Coaching Program
As you would expect, everyone wants something different and everyone’s results are different, but many years of work, many years of research, many years of clients and feedback forms, we can confidently say that the benefits of doing the Be Happy in LIFE programs are enormous. Each of the benefits in itself can change your life from depression to motivation, from confusion to clarity, from failure to success and from sadness to happiness. Using our program may give you many of the following benefits. Pick and choose.
- A great sense of achievement
All our clients believe they have achieved something during their life coaching program. The good thing about this is that the achievement is sustainable. We say that if achievement is like losing weight, they don’t have to lose it over and over again.
- Good time management skills
Clients with time management challenges report that they are more efficient and make better use of the 24 hours a day everyone has.
- More free time
Better time management always results in more free time to have fun, to spend with loved ones, to travel, to pursue your hobbies and just relax and enjoy reading a good book.
- A positive outlook on life
As this program is about helping people achieve happiness, our clients develop a positive outlook on life. Since what we focus on grows, this positive outlook brings a lot more positives into their life.
- More self-confidence
Some clients only need courage and confidence to move towards their dreams, we have plenty of it to give them and they always make a good use of it.
- Improved focus
Confusion is a big part of a reactive life style. When life is happening to you and you don’t know what needs to be changed. All our clients report increased clarity and focus at the end of their life coaching program.
- Better energy management
We have many clients that feel lack of energy and find it hard to cope with daily routine not to mention pursue their dreams and wants. Many of them report an increase in energy due to better energy management.
- Earning more money
Although we don’t like to admit it, money can buy happiness. All our clients, even those who are wealthy, want more money. The skills and tools of the Be Happy in LIFE program help them increase their value and earn more, either as employed or self-employed business people.
- A good understanding of yourself and your feelings
Let’s face it, most of our problems in life are with ourselves or with others. We are emotional beings and understanding our feelings and our behaviour are essential in any change process. All our clients report that the deep understanding of self was the key to their success.
- Useful techniques for managing emotions
Our Be Happy in LIFE program is a course in emotions. One major component of this course is that everyone can learn those techniques. All of them have been thoroughly researched and perfected by the biggest psychologist and human behaviour professionals and we believe this information needs to be available to all. This is why we provide our FREE newsletter with tips and techniques to being happy (you are welcome to subscribe for free ).
- Appreciation for the change process, not just the end result
Many people doing our life coaching program start with ” I will be happy when I reach my goal”. In our program, Happiness and “only when” do not go hand in hand. We believe this is a source of un-happiness. happiness is easy to reach and All of our clients finish the program with ” I can be happy all the way to my goal”.
- A good understanding of communication styles
As part of our course on human behaviour we take all our clients through the communication style session. Our feedback forms are full of statements of better communication. We pride ourselves for brining 25 years of experience in communication style into this program and for mending lots of broken hearts and inspiring excellence.
- A positive outlook on relationships and other people
Relationships are essential for success, health and wealth. All our clients improve their relationships with loved one and develop courage in contacting old friends, family members and colleges to sort out old problems. When this load is off their chest, they are free to move forward faster.
- Good stress management skills
Stress is a big killer in our society. Almost all our clients have some stress in their life and in our course we teach research based and easy techniques to identify stressors and eliminate them.
- A good understanding of love languages
Clients wanting to improve relationships with family member, partners, children, colleagues or employees will learn about the differences between everyone’s love languages and how to use this knowledge to improve communication.
- Ability to spend time on self-development
All clients who come for life coaching consider the coaching time as a dedicating time to themselves and investing in themselves. They understand their motivation and how self development is the currency in the personal or business world.
- More understanding and acceptance of self and others
An important part of the Be Happy in LIFE program, as an emotional intelligence program, is the ability to understand and accept self and others. Clients learn to work with the world around them rather than aim to change the world or fight against it. There is much calm and freedom in acceptance and forgiveness and during the process a huge load is lifted and allows them to move forward. We have four different sessions that are dedicated to achieving this and most of the clients make the biggest changes after the first one.
- A sense of belonging
Some people see themselves as different mainly because they are. In this program as the focus is about keeping the individuality and not compromising on what others want the client to be, they learn to recognise those who are similar to them. No matter how different you are or were all your life. No matter how horrible and unique your circumstances were or are there are people out there that had something worst and succeeded.
- Life coaching skills and a life coach mentality
In the program we teach our clients life coaching techniques and have incorporated activities to help you develop a life coaching mentality. All our clients are able to coach those around them. Remember – life coaching is the art of facilitating change and not pushing change. All our clients can do that within the level of their training.
- Better relationships with family and friends
Having the ability to understand, accept and support other, together with better communication skills and having a life coaching mentality all our clients improve their relationship with family and friends. We have feedback forms from clients’ family ( that we have never met) for the change we have facilitated in their family.
- Increased level of understanding and responsibility
Many people when feeling overwhelmed, unsuccessful, pain and failure tend to blame others or circumstances for their problems. This only increases that sense of failure and does not allow them to move forward. When we swap blaming or justifying into taking responsibility there is a huge shift in mindset and as a result on progress and success.
- Internal drive (self motivation)
We live in a society that is motivated by money, by social pressure, by fashion, by status and be our endless need to be loved and accepted by our loved ones and those around us. People will do things to achieve this even if it means they hurt themselves. This is what we call external drive and it means we do what those who put more pressure on us. This mindset is very dangerous and not healthy to people and they will be in constant pressure. We believe that successful and happy people have full control because they are internally driven and it allows them to think clearly and function within their values and needs.
- More attractiveness – on multiple levels
Some people think that you need to work hard for your success. We disagree! You need to be smart and focused. If you work hard and under stress you are repelling and not attractive. In the Be Happy in LIFE program we teach you to become people magnet. All of our clients reaching the 6-7 session report that others ask them “What have you done, you look different”. Some of them report this even earlier. Being attractive emotionally is a formula for success. If people get a good feeling hanging around you than you have each of them as a supporter on your way to achieving your goal.
Common things that prevent people from getting a life coach
I don’t have enough money
We have many clients that would like to change their money situation and find it hard to consider investing money to make money – which is the tool of the investor. Most life coaching clients report a significant increase in income and savings, as well as quality of life – otherwise they would have never taken the second session. So this is just a temporary issue. We have clients that found a job, increased or even tripled their income within weeks or even promoted at work, without even asking.
As the gaps between sessions increase, it is easy to calculate that the life coaching programs on average includes a session once a month, which makes it more affordable for most people.
Also, you don’t have to commit to any number of sessions so there is not down payment or commitment. You use the Pay As You Go system and pay per session.
People spend lots of money trying to feel better by eating out, smoking, drinking or shopping. If you added those up, you could afford life coaching and stop spending that money for the rest of your life!
I don’t have enough time
It will be dishonest to say that life coaching does not take time. A part from the coaching sessions, you will have homework at home to make sure you incorporate this into your life and what you achieve will not be temporary but it is time well spent and our clients report that their lives are more organized. Life coaching has gained them time, which they use for enjoyment, spending time with their loved ones or learning and developing to increase their skills.
The success formula includes a good time management skill and though we all have the same 24 hours each day, some make a good use of it and others don’t. We are not born with time management skills. The Be Happy in LIFE program teaches everyone to make a good use of the time.
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.
How Will I Be Coached?
You can choose how you want to be coached.
Face-to-face, one-on-one Life Coaching
You will meet your life coach for a close and personal life coaching service. During each session, your life coach will present a new skill to you and work with you through exercises and activities, answering all your questions as you go along. Sessions are delivered face-to-face in a quiet, private place in Brisbane (Australia).
This is the best option if you want to get the best, fastest and longest lasting results.
Life Coaching on the Phone or on Skype
You will “meet” your life coach through your phone or your computer, using your microphone and your webcam. Your life coach will email you each session before hand and ask you to have the session open on the computer or printed for you to follow. Your coach will call you on the phone or through the computer and walk you through the session material and activities.
For this option you will need a phone number anywhere around the world or downloading skype ( free) on your computer.
This is the best option if you live outside of Brisbane (Australia) and you are comfortable talking on the phone or on the computer. Remote life coaching saves travel time and allows more flexible scheduling.
Your life coach will send you sessions by email, which includes information about a new skills and work sheets for you to work through. You will read the material, complete the exercises and email them back to your life coach, along with any questions you may have, which your life coach will answer personally. There is no automatically-generated program for the email responses. Your life coach will read your messages and respond to you personally.
For this option you will need reasonable typing skills to allow you freely to write your answers.
This is the best option if you want more flexibility and you are comfortable interacting by email. Email life coaching also allows you to work “offline”, whenever you have time and energy.
In a Group
The group life coaching program condenses the main sessions into one full day. A Full day program allows the clients to save time and start the implementation earlier.
Some clients chose to come to the sessions with other family members or friends. They form a group of up to 3 people and go through the process together. This option is meant to save them some time and money and allows them to work together to achieve a specific goal.
Another option is to join one of our life coaching groups and get to interact with other people in a friendly atmosphere. This is the best option if you prefer face-to-face contact, you want to save money and you can make it to one of our group programs. Group life coaching also gives you the opportunity to learn from and interact with others in similar situations and form friendships with them.
We run life coaching groups in Brisbane (Australia) from time to time, but most of our group life coaching programs are booked by organizations from all over the world. If they are open to the public, we announce it through our website
Why Should I Choose Be Happy in LIFE for My Life Coaching?
The short answer is “Because you want good results, you want them fast and you want them to last“.
A coach can be someone who did a weekend course or did a correspondence life coaching course without seeing one person. Experience and thousands of clients over the last 26 years is our strength.
More specifically, some life coaches tend to work on the client’s problem, help them analyse and understand the problem, which is like a venting session. This gives the client relief, but only until the next time something comes up. At Be Happy in LIFE, the focus is not on the problem but on the solution, fast solution and a lasting solution. We focus on a good future for our clients, starting with goal setting, through finding strengths, aligning of Values and Beliefs, all the way to choosing life’s Purpose and finding Meaning. On this journey, our clients gradually build the skills to keep themselves motivated and enjoy whatever comes their way.
Our program is different than others as we have a manual that clients use years after they finish their program and we teach our clients to become coaches in their mentality.
We have a long track record of success in all aspects of personal development and emotional intelligence. If you would like to read what our clients say about us, please read their testimonials.
We have coached other life coaches, counsellors and psychologists and opened up the lives of many people.
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