We had the good fortune of connecting with Coach Nar and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Coach, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
I have always been an adventurous person with respect to my thought process. I love feeling free and limitless, even though there are boundaries that I exercise with myself and those who I share space with at any given moment. What this means is that I am not burdened by thoughts of “what ifs” and “maybes”…I am not plagued with the thought of not being able to do something. I personally think that I can do anything I want, with that age-old adage of “putting my mind to it”. So, “risk” is not a factor for me to consider when I decide to do something. I do not think to myself “oh, this is hella risky, maybe I should avoid it.” This implies that I am aware of the possibility of loss, but I am not here to entertain thoughts of “what ifs” and “maybes”. I am here to get work done.

Ask yourself what is riskier: jumping in the deep end consciously and learning how to swim or never learning how to swim and falling in unprepared, and not under your own terms?

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I consider myself a strategist who helps people identify and eliminate toxicity in their lives and helps them regain confidence on who they are. Think of me as Triple A for your emotional and mental well being. You call me because you are stuck on the road, with your tires deep in the mud because you have been trying to get out of this all by yourself for some time now. The tracks run deep.

I come along, attach your car to mine, and tug you out of your stagnancy. I do not need to move you too far, either. Just enough to get you going. Just enough to get you on the right track again.

This is the analogy of how you shift out of the stagnancy that has held so much of your life back. This stagnancy is a silent killer of people’s hopes and dreams. There is no movement towards it.

What does it mean for something to be hard or easy? I would imagine something difficult to do would be to walk without legs, and even then, physical impairments are not a disability. Everything was everything and I figured out how to accomplish dismantling limiting thoughts about myself, which allowed me to feel limitless in my capabilities, despite being a newby to the coaching world.

I spent a lot of money to understand myself. Some may say you wouldnt need to spend any money to understand yourself, but spending the money helped me understand myself in less time, with more emphasis on my own life philosophies. I had to know why I thought the way I did, why I did things the way I did them. I had to know what made me me before I can help others discover who they are.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
This is the part where the Academy starts playing the music so I get off the stage, and I haven’t even started shouting people out.

My parents in all their glory. Man, did they have a lot to do with my own personal development or lack thereof. I understood that parenting is the most challenging position one can take on in the course of their lives. The mastery of parenting comes from the ability to lead with love and forgiveness, with a pinch of discipline…just a pinch!

My life partner, David, is to be given credit for his endless support of me. His acceptance and unconditional love for me has allowed me to expand into the entire version of myself, and I am still growing. Validation and love [from a companion] has certain healing components that feel the most effective during ones journey of growth and maturity.

My children have allowed me to face reality in ways that I did not imagine existed. All the ways that I grew because of the sheer responsibility of raising two humans with their own minds and hearts, trying to preserve all parts of who they are while integrating what I have learned as a human being. My children, and children in general, are who we should be serving today so that they carry on the service to their children and so forth.

All of the people who abandoned me…that was the best thing you could have done for me. I would have stayed stagnant and friends with you, never realizing my full potential. Thank you for clearing the path.

Website: www.thecoachnar.com

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Image Credits
@madphotostudio for my photos

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