She nourished the plant . . .
and her flower bloomed.
Did you ever notice that just about every great athlete, actor and major award-winner thanks a specific person for believing in them?
Great coaching is an intense version of believing in someone to the point that they believe in the absolute best version of themselves. A great coach will help you honestly see your strengths, your weaknesses, your deepest desires and your biggest obstacles. A great coach will help you stay focused on who you truly want to become and will help you break through your limitations to become that person.
What I’ve learned in 20 years of coaching is that human beings are capable of actually believing each other into being. This is one of the most magical aspects of a coaching relationship.
Your life is important. Your feelings, needs and desires are important. And your happiness means the world to me. If I were your coach, I would challenge you to treasure your happiness as much as I do. I would also expect you to learn to honor yourself by valuing your most precious gifts:
- Your Time, Energy and Attention (your TEA).
- Your Sovereignty, Power and Agency (your SPA).
A great coaching relationship requires tremendous honesty, self-reflection and courage. You will be asked to share what’s true for you and you will need to be willing to let go of old beliefs and habits while welcoming in new, improved ways of being.
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Debbie Happy Cohen has created a home where stepping into your authenticity, expanding your joy, and shinning your light is safe and nurtured. Kindness and laughter are key at Joy Based Living. A clearer more authentic you affects every aspect of your life, including your business. As a personal/biz coach, Debbie has laser beam insight and a gentle approach..
What prompted me to work with Debbie was knowing that there was something within me that was blocking me from moving forward in my business. And because the nature of the business was so important to my soul, of being a force for good in the world, changing people’s lives, it was more than a business – it was a moral obligation. And what had kept me from seeking Debbie’s help before, was based on money. Pinching pennies. Always feeling like I didn’t have enough. But there came a point, where I knew that the only way to reach my goal would be to invest in coaching. And that was the one thing that was missing in moving forward.
It was October 2017. My numbers were dropping and I knew something had to change. Fortunately, they hadn’t dropped much, but it was significant enough to grab my attention.
So I sent a text to Debbie from the tarmac, before the plane took off, because I knew that if I had a few hours, I could talk myself out of that commitment.
Income from my business has doubled. I have overcome fears that literally made me sick to my stomach, such as making a video to show on a private facebook page. Which turned into putting videos on a public youtube channel. Which turned into doing a facebook live without really a second thought. And certainly without being bedridden for 3 days because the process was so traumatizing.
Improvements in personal relationships with my husband, with my mom. Improved boundaries with people that I allowed to scare the shit out of me. And, to feel more comfortable in my skin and allow my freak flag to fly!
In the beginning, I felt like I was supposed to have homework done and that there was going to be rigid structure. I was wrong. It is an adventure. It’s intuitive. And once I understood that I never really knew how it was going to go, but the end result was always surprising, enlightening and sometimes mind-shifting, I began to really, really look forward to coaching sessions.
If you’re thinking about signing on to work with Debbie, I say: Absolutely. Without a doubt. Don’t think about it another minute.
Being in commission sales, my schedule is “all the time.” In my career, there are a lot of plates spinning. When Debbie and I started working together, my business was in chaos central and I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do, I just had so much coming at me and I didn’t know how to organize it. I knew I needed help. Intuitively, I knew that Debbie was the one to coach me. And I was right.
Since we started working together, I’m making better choices with my time and my energy. I don’t feel like I’m missing things along the way. I’m happier, my clients are happier and I’m making more money!
In working with a coach, I need somebody who will stand WITH me and AGAINST me, simultaneously. I would walk all over other people. Debbie stands firm and holds me accountable to the things that really count. She will not let me walk all over her. And as a result, I get to win. She identifies what it is that will work best for my personality in business systems, and in personal growth. Then she coaxes me into implementation.
Debbie has kept me on a consistent schedule for more than two years. Miracles do happen. Working with her is not just about business, but breaking through the emotional and personal roadblocks and barriers that used to hold me back, which kept me from growing and thriving. Taking personal time and NOT working – actually balancing life and work – is also part of what I’m learning to do.
I would definitely recommend Debbie to anyone who is truly willing to be coached. You have to be open to trying something new, to making changes and doing the work.
Shout out to the GREATEST LIFE COACH in the World!!!! Debbie Happy Cohen and I just had a great short and very important phone call. I was having major back pain and was on the phone with Debbie for 20 minutes and voila!! It’s gone!!! Woot woot!! Much much better than having to wait to get into the Drs. Office next week and paying the co-pay, etc. Especially when I know it’s a mind body connection in the first place!! Much appreciation to you Debbie!!! 😘😘😘” Michele Stone, Tampa, FL Feb 27, 2020.