Clear the Noise

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Ruth Kao Barr - Stress Coach

Ruth Kao Barr

Founder & Coach

Clear the Noise.

You want to feel...

  • inspired & vibrant
  • authentic & connected
  • decisive & confident

Instead you feel...

  • numb & bored
  • disconnected & unhappy
  • confused & overwhelmed

What's blocking you?


Noise is anything that...

Noise & Stress

Doesn't serve you.

It exists to serve other people's agendas and doesn't have your best interest at heart.

Drowns your truth.

It will talk you into something you don't want, need, or love and distract you from your truth.

Doesn't support your growth.

It doesn't light you up. It distracts, confuses, harms or weakens you.

How do you know if noise has gained control?

“I’m burned out.”

“It’s hard for me to say no.”

“I don’t love where I am but the thought of leaving scares me.”

“The constant internal debate with myself is exhausting.”

“I’ve got Sunday blues and live for the weekend and it’s slowly killing my soul.”

“When I’m not experiencing imposter syndrome, I’m feeling anxious about something else.”

“Analysis paralysis keeps me stuck in place or playing small.”

“I don’t like who I become when things set me off.”

“I feel stuck when I’m not sure what or how I should feel.”

“I don’t feel awesome like I used to and it’s showing.”

These are common experiences when people apply to work with me.

If you can relate, I invite you to consider clearing the noise.

Clear the Noise

Experience beauty, ease, and possibilities

How to start?


Step 2:

Hop on an intro call.

Step 3:

Select plan & begin journey.

Your heart brought you here

Give it clarity

Client Love Notes...

Ruth offered a new approach to better understanding myself and working toward my goals. I really needed practical exercises toward living a life that's closer to my values and vision, and our coaching allowed me to look at some major problems in new ways. I've also been able to work through a particularly tough life decision. I found myself looking forward to our sessions and thinking about what we'd discussed between sessions. That's a different experience than what I've had with other coaches and therapists.
Michael - San Francisco, USA
This was my first coaching experience and I didn't know what to expect. I now have a better understanding of my values - how they affect my mindset and can be a guide in future decision-making, at work, and in personal life. I have a more balanced perspective of challenges in the workplace. The work we did together helped me define my personal values, which are at the core of what motivates me and brings me joy.
Alan - Maine, USA
Corporate Tech Attorney & DJ
Ruth has provided tremendous help in developing multiple habits over a few months, including gratitude, self-care, relaxation, and she also helped me quit coffee and reduce smoking. An outstanding experience that significantly improved my well-being and decreased stress levels.
Maria - Paris, France
Data Scientist
Ruth held space for me to feel safe and open up. I especially loved how we began with grounding breathing exercises and our work on locating feelings and emotions in my body. Ruth has a very thorough coaching style which get results. She knows what she is doing! I am very grateful for her time and would absolutely recommend her to a friend!
Niomi - Kramfor, Sweden
Owner, Steller Wellness
After three sessions with Ruth, I felt unstuck and gained clarity on my direction to my goals. Additionally, she provided me with tools to help me get out of my head and strategies to do when I feel overwhelmed. I thought that I had a good understand of myself, but after a few sessions with Ruth, I've realized a lot more about myself that I didn't even know that I don't know!
Raoum - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Owner, Sukkari life / Yoga Instructor
I worked on improving time managemnt, handling workplace stress, and navigating tricky interpersonal conflicts. Ruth provided valuable guidance and steered me towards clarity to get to the root cause of my problems by listening with intent and questioning with purpose...Ruth helped uncover capabilities within myself that have made me a more resilient, thoughtful, and confident person.
Kameron - Seattle, USA
Tech Strategy Professional
Ruth is a wonderful coach. She is a great intuitive listener. She was able to drill down on my issues, so I could get clarity. She helped me set up realistic goals and held me accountable to them. She really helped me move closer to my truth.
Andrea - Virginia, USA
Certified Public Accountant
As my first time with a coach, I was unsure what to expect. Ruth graciously provided a platform to think through my own personal interest areas and provided thoughtful guidance that I appreciated. I would highly recommend Ruth as a coach for anyone looking for a soundboard or anyone curious on how coaching can improve their lifestyle.
Karla - Boston, USA
I felt comfortable almost instantly when we began our coaching relationship. Ruth made me think deeply about different aspects of my life...I would highly recommend Ruth as a coach to anyone who's looking to look at life a little differently and grow as an individual.
Danielle - New York, USA
Tech Advisor & travel Enthusiast
Ruth is a great coach who patiently listens to my rambling mind... and challenges me to think deeper... and guides me to find a solution...if you need help working things out in your personal life, Ruth is worth the investment!
Felicia - Chicago, USA
Management Consultant