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Hi, I’m Dr. Sarah Sarkis

I’m a psychologist by training, and a certified executive and performance coach by practice. I also moonlight as a writer and speaker. My integrated approach is big on science, low on bullshit.

I’m available for individual, team, and organizational collaboration.

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The GPS works so much better when you put in an end destination, doesn't it? 📍

Further reading --> "Why Intrinsic Motivation Will Take You Further" (Link in Bio) ✨

📷 : @nicoleturnermedia 

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework #2022goals #2022goalsetting #goalsetting
You're the one steering this ship. Don't let anyone else convince you otherwise. ✨

📷 : @salomesibonex 

#mindset #getstarted #juststart #justdoit #buildingmyempire #fempire #fempowerment #entrepreneurquotes #motivationquotes #dailyinspo #gottastartsomewhere #performancecoach #dreambig #goalgetter #goaldigger #peakperformance #psychologist #therapyiscool #igotthis
Now that's shit worth chasing. ✨

📷 : @the.life.of.kristinamaree 

#mindset #getstarted #juststart #justdoit #buildingmyempire #fempire #fempowerment #entrepreneurquotes #motivationquotes #dailyinspo #gottastartsomewhere #performancecoach #dreambig #goalgetter #goaldigger #peakperformance #psychologist #therapyiscool #igotthis
Nothing like uncertainty to help you re-prioritize ✨

📷 : @blushing.ginger 

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery
Choose you. It starts and ends with you. ✨

📷 : @anastassiarosee 

#awareness #cultivatingawareness #selfmastery #personalpower #ivegotthepower #yougotthis #youdoyou #optimalwellbeing #learnthelessons #selfdevelopment #selfcare #settingboundaries #boundaries #thanksgivingweekend #therapymemes
Gratitude - today and everyday - can have a transformative effect on your overall mindset. 

What are you thankful for today? ✨

📷 : @gratitudegifted 

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery #thanksgiving
Indeed. ✨

📷 : @modernmorgan 

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework
ICYMI: Last week, I announced my partnership with the EXOS Performance Advisory Board @team_exos ✨

I started collaborating with EXOS last year as a consultant on an emerging project they were working through. This partnership came at the exact right moment during the pandemic for me. A welcome 7th-inning stretch just when the monotony of quarantine was reaching its peak. 

Another silver lining from this radically transformative time. 🙌🏼

What I was struck most by was how EXOS approaches the process of human performance— the tempo is fast, timelines are ambitious, goals are audacious, and the morale is contagious. 

So, when I was invited to join the inaugural team for the EXOS Performance Advisory Board, it was a hell yes for me. 💥

Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of spending a virtual afternoon with the EXOS Team and my fellow PAB members. I’m so excited to collaborate with and learn from these amazing people. 

Stay tuned as we continue to reimagine the human performance riddle. 👊🏼

#mindset #getstarted #juststart #justdoit #buildingmyempire #fempire #fempowerment #entrepreneurquotes #motivationquotes #dailyinspo #gottastartsomewhere #performancecoach #dreambig #goalgetter #goaldigger #peakperformance #psychologist #therapyiscool #igotthis #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #optimalperformance #humanperformancecoach #humanperformance #optimalwellbeing #exosteam #greatnessisateamsport
Read. That. Again. 💥

📷 : @anthonymrocka 

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery
Ignoring the popular is good advice in so many arenas of life... ✨

📷 : @timferriss @stoicelite 

#rigged #ownit #insidejob #dothework #selfcare #selfconfidence #selflove #acceptyourself #youdoyou #selfdevelopment #personalgrowth #selfmastery #therapymemes #psychologymemes #psychologist #therapyiscool #iamworthy #emotionalwellbeing #knowyourtruth #optimist #optimismquotes #positivepsychology
What lights you up in this life? ✨

📷 : @friday_concepts 

#awareness #cultivatingawareness #selfmastery #personalpower #ivegotthepower #yougotthis #youdoyou #competitiveadvantage #optimalperformance #optimalwellbeing #peakperformance #brainscience #learnthelessons #selfdevelopment #performancequotes
100%. 💥

Stop curating your emotional world to fit your comfort zone. 💡

📷 : @yung_pueblo 

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework
Because it is power. Wouldn't you rather own it than give it away? ✨

📷 : @acelebrationofwomen 

#happier #happyliving #happinessquotes #letitgo #storyteller #blamegame #ownit #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #therapyworks #therapist #psychologist #truthbomb #mindfulliving #knowthyself #takingownership #awareness #mentalwellbeing #selfmastery
Could it be time to turn the page? ✨

Onward. 👊🏼

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery
I’m so excited to announce my partnership with the EXOS Performance Advisory Board @team_exos ✨

I started collaborating with EXOS last year as a consultant on an emerging project they were working through. This partnership came at the exact right moment during the pandemic for me. A welcome 7th-inning stretch just when the monotony of quarantine was reaching its peak. 

Another silver lining from this radically transformative time. 🙌🏼

What I was struck most by was how EXOS approaches the process of human performance— the tempo is fast, timelines are ambitious, goals are audacious, and the morale is contagious. 

So, when I was invited to join the inaugural team for the EXOS Performance Advisory Board, it was a hell yes for me. 💥

Last week, I had the privilege of spending a virtual afternoon with the EXOS Team and my fellow PAB members. I’m so excited to collaborate with and learn from these amazing people. 

Stay tuned as we continue to reimagine the human performance riddle. 👊🏼

#mindset #getstarted #juststart #justdoit #buildingmyempire #fempire #fempowerment #entrepreneurquotes #motivationquotes #dailyinspo #gottastartsomewhere #performancecoach #dreambig #goalgetter #goaldigger #peakperformance #psychologist #therapyiscool #igotthis #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #optimalperformance #humanperformancecoach #humanperformance #optimalwellbeing #exosteam #greatnessisateamsport
Fawk. That’s terrifying, when you think of it that way, isn't it? 🤯

Live every moment you've got. 👊🏼

📷 : @lewishowes 

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery #livealifeyouwillremember #meaningfullife #meaningfulchange
Here’s to the real investments in our life. ✨

Don’t let the pursuit of greatness/performance/success fool you into thinking any of that shit matters. 👊🏼

📷 : @beautaplin 

#awareness #cultivatingawareness #selfmastery #personalpower #ivegotthepower #yougotthis #youdoyou #competitiveadvantage #optimalperformance #optimalwellbeing #peakperformance #learnthelessons #selfdevelopment #performancequotes #whatreallymatters #priorities #lifealifeyouwillremember
This is a really good perspective to have. One day, time will catch up with you, too. ✨

#happier #happyliving #happinessquotes #letitgo #storyteller #blamegame #ownit #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #therapyworks #therapist #psychologist #truthbomb #mindfulliving #knowthyself #takingownership #awareness #mentalwellbeing #selfmastery
There’s no secret recipe. I assure you of that. I’ve been looking high and low. 😉✨

📷 : @thetherapygrp 

#ownit #insidejob #dothework #selfcare #selfconfidence #selflove #acceptyourself #youdoyou #selfdevelopment #personalgrowth #selfmastery #therapymemes #psychologymemes #psychologist #therapyiscool #iamworthy #emotionalwellbeing #knowyourtruth #optimist #optimismquotes #positivepsychology #imgrowing
The business of recovery is serious stuff in my work. Everything costs something. 💡 

📷 : @michaelhyatt 

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework #productivity #restandrecovery #priorities #executivecoach #executivecoaching

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