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Hi, I’m Dr. Sarah Sarkis

I’m a psychologist by training, and an executive and performance consultant 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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Mantra 2021 💥

#ownit #insidejob #dothework #selfcare #selfconfidence #selflove #acceptyourself #youdoyou #selfdevelopment #personalgrowth #selfmastery #therapymemes #psychologymemes #psychologist #therapyiscool #iamworthy #emotionalwellbeing #knowyourtruth #optimist #optimismquotes #positivepsychology #nofucksgiven #fuckbudget
I was recently a guest on the Minds & Mics podcast. 🎙

We talked all about the adaptive unconscious, self-sabotaging behavior, attachment patterns, and therapy vs performance coaching. 🧠

NEW PODCAST EPISODE ✨ "Exploring the Adaptive Unconscious" 

Find it in the LINK in my BIO, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎧

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologypodcast #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery #podcast #selfhelppodcast #performancepodcast #adaptiveunconscious #attachmentpatterns
Stops me in my tracks every damn time. It’s so true. ✨

#awareness #cultivatingawareness #selfmastery #personalpower #ivegotthepower #yougotthis #youdoyou #competitiveadvantage #optimalperformance #optimalwellbeing #peakperformance #brainscience #learnthelessons #selfdevelopment #performancequotes #buddhaquotes #powerofnow #presentminded #mindfulness
This is why I tell everyone I work with that observation is key. 

All will be revealed simply through observing ourselves. ✨

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework #awarenessiskey #selfknowledge #behaviorchange #laotzu 

📷 : @seenheardloved
Make sure you know when it’s time to pivot. 💥

Read more on the blog --> The Power of the Pivot <-- LINK IN BIO ✨

#happier #happyliving #happinessquotes #letitgo #storyteller #blamegame #ownit #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #therapyworks #therapist #psychologist #truthbomb #mindfulliving #knowthyself #takingownership #awareness #mentalwellbeing #selfmastery #howtopivot #whentopivot #powerofthepivot #pivot
Everything good and worthwhile lies in the cave you fear. 💥

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework #beyondfears #embracethejourney #josephcampbell #souljourney 

📷 : @drmayashetreat
This is part of what I’m always hunting for: the unconscious (historical) codependent patterns that plague our relationships. ✨

#awareness #cultivatingawareness #selfmastery #personalpower #ivegotthepower #yougotthis #youdoyou #competitiveadvantage #optimalperformance #optimalwellbeing #peakperformance #brainscience #learnthelessons #selfdevelopment #performancequotes #codependency #codependentnomore #relationshipquotes 

📷 : @coachjilly
This is a simple practice that is enormously effective. ✨

Try it. Why not? When's the last time you went for a nature walk? 👣

#taketimetorest #restandrecovery #recoveryquotes #donothing #selfcare #optimalperformance #wellnessweekend #healthandwellness #wellnessquotes #takecare #mytherapistsays #mytherapy #justbreathe #selflove #selfdevelopment #trainyourbrain #recovery #depression #anxiety #welllnesstips #wellbeingcoach 

📷 : @drruscio
Has there ever been anything more true than this? 

No one has it all figured out. We are all just winging it. ✨

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📷 : @nancy_levin
Here’s to being pioneers. 

Onwards. 💥👊🏼

#mentalhealthblogger #performanceblog #performancecoach #peakperformance #optimalperformance #excellence #everydaygreatness #successquotes #psychologymemes #psychologist #brainscience #trainyourbrain #executives #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #flow #grit #resilient #responsibility #mindfulliving
This is an important distinction. 💥 @adamjk 

#mentalhealthblogger #performanceblog #performancecoach #peakperformance #optimalperformance #excellence #everydaygreatness #successquotes #psychologymemes #psychologist #brainscience #trainyourbrain #executives #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #flow #grit #resilient #personalaccountability
If I’m honest, I wish it did belong to fate.  I’m constantly looking to shirk responsibility in ways both obvious and covert...but the truth is, it’s on me.  The choice belongs to you too. I’m rooting for you. 💥👊🏼

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

📷 : @houseofleaders.co
Let's keep our shit to ourselves, shall we? 👊🏼

#happier #happyliving #happinessquotes #letitgo #storyteller #blamegame #ownit #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #therapyworks #therapist #psychologist #truthbomb #mindfulliving #knowthyself #takingownership #awareness #mentalwellbeing #selfmastery 

📷 : @jenpastiloff
Are you holding on to something that's no longer serving you, and perhaps even holding you back? 💡

The start of a new year is a great opportunity to assess what's working in your life - and what isn't - and make changes accordingly. ✨

I discussed this and more on my last appearance on the @unmistakablecreative podcast - you can find it wherever you get your podcasts, if you're interested in diving deeper. 🎙

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologypodcast #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery #podcast #selfhelppodcast #performancepodcast #unmistakablecreative #unmistakablecreativepodcast
What can you trim out of your life to free up space and mental energy as you begin 2021? 💡

#insightful #becomingconscious #theunconscious #psychologymemes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #mytherapistsays #therapy #dothework #insidejob #mentalhealthblogger #psychologyblog #therapyiscool #brainscience #getstarted #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfmastery #lessismore #less 

📷 : @bemorewithless @courtneyelmer_
Something worth pondering. ✨

#happier #happyliving #happinessquotes #letitgo #storyteller #blamegame #ownit #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #therapyworks #therapist #psychologist #truthbomb #mindfulliving #knowthyself #takingownership #awareness #mentalwellbeing #selfmastery #thrivingnotsurviving 

📷 : @jordan.b.peterson
Embrace the storms - that's where the magic happens 🔥

#mentalhealthblogger #performanceblog #performancecoach #peakperformance #optimalperformance #excellence #everydaygreatness #successquotes #psychologymemes #psychologist #brainscience #trainyourbrain #executives #personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #flow #grit #resilient 

📷 : @spiritdaughter
Observe what fuels you. ✨

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

📷 : @neil_strauss
Every expert was a beginner once. 💥

#personalgrowth #selfdevelopment #selfconfidence #trainyourbrain #optimalperformance #performancequotes #psychologyquotes #psychologist #yougotthis #insidejob #mytherapistsays #grit #resilience #pushit #digdeeper #dothework #everydaybravery 

📷 : @quotesbychristie

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