Why should I know Kathy Gates?

Kathy Gates is a personal life coach.

Quotes by Kathy Gates

“1. S – Simplify. A great life is the result of simplifying your life. People often misinterpret what simplify means. It’s not a way to remove work from your life. When you focus on simplifying your life, you free up energy and time for the work that you enjoy and the purpose for which you are here. In order to create a great life, you will have to make room for it in yours first.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“2. E - Effort. A great life is the result of your best effort. Creating a
great life requires that you make some adjustments. It may mean
re-evaluating how you spend your time, or choosing to spend your money in a different way. It may mean looking for new ways to spend your energy that coincide with your particular definition of a great life. Life will reward your best effort.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“3. C - Create Priorities. A great life is the result of creating priorities. It’s easy to spend your days just responding to the next thing that gets your attention, instead of intentionally using the time, energy and money you have in a way that’s important to you. Focus on removing the obstacles that get in the way of you making sure you are honoring your priorities.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“4. R - Reserves. A great life is the result of having reserves – reserves of things, time, space, energy, money. With reserves, you acquire far more than you need - not 6 months living expenses, but 5 years worth; not 15 minutes of free time, 1 day. Reserves are important because they reduce the fear of consequences, and that allows you to make decisions based on what you really want instead of what the fear decides for you.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“5. E - Eliminate distractions. A great life is the result of eliminating
distractions. Up to 75% of your mental energy can be tied up in things that are draining and distracting you. Eliminating distractions can be a difficult concept to many people, since they haven’t really considered that there is another way to live. Look around at someone’s life you admire. What do they do that you would like to incorporate into your own life? Ask them how they did it. Find ways to free up your mental energy for things that are more important to you.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“6. T – Thoughts. A great life is the result of controlling your thoughts so that you accept and allow for the possibility that it actually can happen to you! Your belief in the outcome will directly dictate how successful you are. Motivated people have specific goals and look for ways to achieve them. Believing there is a solution to the same old problems you encounter year after year is vitally important to creating a life that you love. Whatever you think and believe, you create. Listen to what you’re telling yourself, and adjust that voice if you need to.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“7. S – Start! A great life is the result of starting. There’s the old
saying everyone’s familiar with “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In order to even move from the couch to the refrigerator, you have to start. There’s no better time to start than today. Don’t wait for a raise, or until the kids get older, or the weather is better. Today, right now, is the right day to start to take a step in the direction of your heart’s desires. It’s what you do TODAY that will make a difference in your life tomorrow.”

Kathy Gates 7 Secrets to a Great Life

“A great life doesn’t happen by accident. A great life is the result of
allocating your time, energy, thoughts, and hard work towards what you want your life to be. Stop setting yourself up for stress and failure, and start setting up your life to support success and ease. A great life is the result of using the 24/7 you get in a creative and thoughtful way, instead of just what comes next. Customize these “secrets” to fit your own needs and style,
and start creating your own great life today!”

Kathy Gates

“Do you really want to spend your life letting other people decide how you feel?”

Kathy Gates

“Happiness comes from doing what you what, where you want to do it, who whom you want to do it with.”

Kathy Gates

“Happiness is about making the best choices you can about who you spend your time with, how you making your living, how much you learn, what you put into your body.”

Kathy Gates

“Happiness starts by believing you have control over your life; and grows by making choices that will give you a sense of well being.”

Kathy Gates

“If you're not responsible for your emotions, then who is?”

Kathy Gates

“The Devil wants you to believe that free will is a myth. He wants you to believe that you have no control over how you think, or how you feel.”

Kathy Gates

“The truth is that nobody forces you to think, feel, or behave a certain way.”

Kathy Gates

“Use your own mind; make your own decisions about how you feel.”

Kathy Gates

“You are not a victim to people or circumstances. This is not to say that you can control all situations, certainly you cannot. But you alone are responsible for your thoughts, emotions, and actions in relation to that situation.”

Kathy Gates