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Learning Skills for Academic, Professional and Personal Success

Learning can be fun! Did you know your brain CRAVES and does it anyway, on autopilot, 24/7? How is it, then, that for so many people learning seems like a tedious chore or a very difficult thing to do? Why do we often feel "stupid" or "untalented"?

That's simply because the way we are commonly taught and expected to study at school, university or on vocational training is NOT in alignment with the natural functionality and needs of the human brain, our mind in a broader sense, or more holistically, our entire personality.

So what can we do about that? How can we process and retain information, gain knowledge and at the same time, develop our personality, learn vital life skills, become successful, healthy and happy?

Here's the good news: Genius is common! You "simply" need to rekindle your innate curiosity, playfulness, creativity, problem solving abilities and inner wisdom. You've got this! All you need is the right information and someone who believes in you, guides and supports your progress.

That's what I can do for you.
I will
* teach you the theory behind all learning (mainly neurosciences and psychology) if and when desired, so you can understand how the human mind really works, what the conditions for learning are and how you can create them,
* give you a wide range of easy, mix-and-match tools that will support any learning, no matter the subject or level,
* hold you accountable, track your progress & cheer you on,
* help you apply the information (practise transfer), based on your individual circumstances (the WHY, WHAT and HOW of your learning),
* all this in a fun, engaging and simple way that will not only get you maximum results with minimum effort, but will also be something you're going to enjoy and look forward to!

My unique approach will help you with all of the following:
* problem solving
* critical/lateral thinking
* creativity
* memory
* focus & motivation
* logic & reasoning
* presentation skills
* communication and other social skills
* mental health and wellbeing

It can also be used as a complementary program for people in difficult circumstances (including survivors), life transitions, after trauma or during severe/chronic illness, for career advancement (like landing your dream job or creating your own business), for dementia prevention or simply to keep mentally fit and happy at any age.

My courses are 100% client centred, which means the curriculum can and will be adapted to the needs, preferences and unique situation of the individual or group I'm teaching. All content is modular, so you can literally "pick your own adventure" and work exactly at the pace and in the order that suits you best. I am committed to your success and provide outstanding, highly personalized support even between lessons. I'm also very flexible with times and settings, however I expect and require students to follow through once a commitment has been made.

Extra information

Bespoke arrangements (content, number and duration of lessons, times and setting etc.) available. I am also open to teaching groups (at a discount) and to giving presentations or workshops (for all types of organisations, businesses, charities, schools, etc.).

Location

At student's location: Around Bristol, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, German

About Me

I would describe myself, amongst other attributes, as
* fun and easy-going, but seriously nerdy ;)
* widely interested and always keen to learn new things
* absolutely book-addicted
* amateur violinist (self-taught) and greatest fan of Beethoven
* nature lover & cat person

I could be classified as a "survivor" (have experienced all kinds of trauma), but don't self-identify as such anymore because I refuse to be defined (and held back) by what happened in the past. However, my story is at the core of my desire and passion to educate and help others. Learning has saved my life and can also help you to find purpose, fulfilment, success and happiness no matter your circumstances!

I have a bias towards "weirdos" or non-conformists, independent thinkers and free spirits, so these would be my preferred students. However, I have a talent for seeing the good, the untapped potential, and the genius in (mostly) everyone and consider myself a sort of "midwife" for the mind & soul.

Education

* studied Education (major), Psychology & Philosophy (minor) at TU Dresden, Germany and FernUni Hagen, Germany
* certified Women's Project Manager
* various trainings in Life Coaching, NLP, Hypnotherapy, and Business
* extensively self-taught (I read at least one non-fiction book per week, usually more)

Experience / Qualifications

* Teacher (English, German, Social Sciences)
* Private Tutoring
* Coaching, Mentoring and Counselling
* Volunteer and Facilitator for Women's Self Help Centre, Dresden
* Community Manager (online)
* Leadership (Peer Groups, Balint Groups)

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from £35Online via webcam
from £52At student's home

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