Blog - Master Coach Barbara Hofmeister

YOU are good enough!

Let me share a post I read in a forum. It was about self-consciousness and being good enough: I decided that I'd go to McDonald's to get some food. Now I'm not overweight, but I do like McDonald's and I work a lot so there are times when I end up there too often. On...

Day 13 – Embrace Your Dreams and Interests

Over the past few days we’ve taken a closer look at time - our only truly limited resource. We looked at how we spend our time and what may be sucking time away from us and I asked you to switch off all social media for a couple of days. I would love to hear if you...

Day 5 – What Do You Most Value in Life?

It's time to seriously look at your values because they are what drives you to do what you do or don't do in your life. They decide for you on auto-pilot what is right or wrong. It all happens in your subconscious and has a huge influence on how you live your life...

The Purpose Gift

Each of us enters this lifetime with a purpose. We are here for a reason and being human, we want to leave a legacy. Unfortunately, we usually forget our passions and purpose as we grown up and are molded into our parents model of the world. However, as we get older,...

Only 3 Days To Go To Clarify Your Purpose

Over the course of the next 3 weeks, we’ll take a closer look at living with purpose and how you can start to live every day more intentionally. We’ll look at how this will affect all aspects of your life and you will get plenty of hands-on tips and suggestions for...

Create YOUR Ideal Day

In the past, we have talked about the power of visualizations more than once. We will also use them in our upcoming "Clarify your Purpose" challenge. In my book "To be or not to be - the choice is YOURS!" I ask you to create a VIVID VISION of your ideal day. What do I...

Part 2 – How to Boost Self-love and Confidence

When you like or love yourself more things simply become easier. You will be able to not take things personally. You will stop to belittle yourself or beat yourself up over small issues. You might even stop to hold yourself to an inhuman standard of non-existent perfection. I will also share a very powerful healing technique.

How to Stop Taking Things Personal

Do yourself the favor of listening to this episode of my podcast with Joel Young, the Guardian of the amazing NPA technique and try it out on some of the issues you struggle with. Here is the basic NA process. You will find more details on Joel's website....

What is Life Coaching?

In the last few years, Life Coaching has become more and more popular. However, most people don’t know enough about it to decide whether it could be right for them or not. I have been in this profession since 1995 so let me try to clarify what coaching is so you can make an educated decision whether it would benefit you and fill the gap you might feel in your life.

Why is Life Coaching so effective?

I am being asked all the time what makes Life Coaching so successful. My answer is: It’s efficiency. But why is it so efficient? Because it is action based and forward oriented while most other self-development tools look at the past and try to find out why we are who...

Why we all need strong Confidence

When you think about Confidence, what do you think of first? Is Confidence really important? Until only a few years ago I was a fairly shy, introverted female – always driven to succeed but never really succeeding. The reason was my lack of confidence and self-esteem....

Look for the message

Last night I watched the film "Troy" on TV. I had seen it twice before nd the one scene that had stuck out for me was the scene where Brad Pitt sprang at the giant he was supposed to fight and slit his throat without a moment of hesitation. It had been the only way to...

Follow your Dreams

Good Morning or is it evening where you are? I got up at 5 am today with really inspiring thoughts, dreams and ways to get to them and I thought I just have to share all this with you. So I wrote my heart out - unfortunately in Livejournal and not here - and after all...

Create a positive work space

As adults, most of us spend more time with our colleagues at work than we do with our families. Therefore loving what we do and being a member of a great team is essential for a fulfilled life. Today we will look into the qualities of great Teams and how to build and...

8 “Secrets” to Success

Author Michael Jeffreys personally interviewed 15 top motivational gurus in 1997 for his then upcoming book. After talking to gurus from Brian Tracy to Dr. Wayne Dyer, he distilled 8 Secrets to Success they all agreed upon.These secrets are still good today and are as...

How to Inspire Others… or Daring to Do

How to Inspire People to Do What You Want Nobody enjoys being tricked, so you don’t want to use anything you learn in this post for evil purposes! This is about creating a positive experience for both parties involved. To demonstrate, we will use one scenario as an...

Create a Miracle in your Life

I just met Vincent Genna and like some of the things he teaches. It is very much in line with what I believe and teach.  Everything in life was NOT created by thought. It was created by BELIEFS. If thoughts alone were our creating powers, then all the crying little...

How to make New Year Resolutions work

Following is an article from my friend Richard Tan, CEO of Success Resources which echos my sentiments about New Year Resolutions and reaching your goals and dreams: On the 1st day of  the year, I received the following emails about starting the New Year right. As...

It’s December 31st, 2017 and you…

Let’s do a little experiment. Imagine today is the last day of next year or if you read this in the middle of the year, imagine it is 12 months from now… so put in the date 12 months from now. We are taking today for this example.

It’s December 31st of the year 2017 and you are ….    (write down where/what/who you want to be 12 months from now)…

Christmas in Germany

Here in Germany, Christmas is very much a family event. Maybe a little like Thanksgiving in the US. On Christmas Eve we get together with our immediate family members. In most cases it is only father, mother and the children, sometimes the grandparents and siblings are there too.