Committed to helping women and young adults to feel good, live longer, healthier and happier lives holistically, Zalina Walichi was the perfect person to discuss the power of mindset and coaching. The businesswoman and entrepreneur wears many hats – a mum of two young adults, an organic cosmetic science formulator, a tech “geek” with a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems, a Financial Consultant, Yoga Teacher and more. In recent years, more and more people are seeking the help of a coach whether that is business, life or health. Zalina shares the benefits of coaching and the power of transforming your mindset.
Embracing your fears is a major step toward changing your mindset for success.
Why is coaching so important for success?
Coaches have experience and valuable insight into the paths that you want to explore, and they can guide you to get to your destination faster and more effectively than if you go at it alone. Even the world’s top athletes have coaches to guide them. For example, if you want to be healthy, you find a mentor who is healthy and understands how to achieve and maintain it. If you want to be successful, find someone who is already successful.
How can coaching change your mindset?
Coaching allows you to explore your psyche in-depth and focus almost exclusively on your inner thought patterns because a coach wants you to understand your mind and know why you make the decisions you do. It’s neuroscience, and a coach will then help you take the steps to alter these thought patterns and create lasting changes in your behaviour and habits. As a result, transformation and major shifts take place.
What is the biggest way someone can change their mindset and outlook for the better?
By first addressing the thing that you are struggling with in your professional and personal life. From my experience, some of the biggest things my mentor brought to my attention were my belief systems. I was really looking at my world from a place of fear. Once I learned how to identify that and learned to leave the place of fear, amazing opportunities presented themselves, and my perception began to change. Fear is a destructive emotion. Embracing your fears is a major step toward changing your mindset for success.
How can transforming our life help us succeed in different aspects? Business? Love?
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer.
Our beliefs dictate how we function in this world. Changing your beliefs or your mindset can change your entire life – business, love, relationships, career, spirituality, and well-being.
Why is our mindset so important?
Our mindset plays a critical role in how we cope with life’s challenges. Mindsets are rooted in our belief system. You may think you know what you believe, but difficult circumstances will reveal what you truly believe. When you adapt your growth mindset, you tend to have a burning desire for learning, working hard and discovering new things. This often translates into self-growth, development and success.