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Halloween Scary Myths about Coaching

Many scary myths are floating around about life coaching that might be stopping you or your clients from taking the leap. This Halloween we're unmasking the biggest myths and bringing to light the truth behind them.

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Brian Eddies - Coaching with visual impairment

We caught up with inspiring graduate of The Coaching Academy, Brian Eddies. He is one of our students that we were delighted to offer extra support to, as someone with impaired vision. Brian has been using his coaching skills and many areas of life and his ventures and with this interview, we're checking in to see where Brian is 6 years after graduating. We hope you enjoy his inspiring story!

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Posted 9 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

What Can I Do About Parental Guilt?

It's National Parenting Week - and anyone who is a parent will know that apart from being the most important job we will ever do, parenting can be a rollercoaster of emotions, with extreme highs and lows. As coaches, we can ask ourselves how we can support parents to be the best they can be and avoid the secret lots of parents hold which is parental guilt. We spoke to Award-winning family lifestyle coach Sharon Lawton to share her thoughts in this new article.

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Posted 9 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Rosa Cabrera Delgado - Express all of yourself with confidence

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Rosa Cabrera Delgado, an executive confidence coach who trusted the coaching process and turned her perceived limits into fantastic assets. Rosa now uses her previous experience in expressive art to coach Executives who wish to improve their Confidence. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 15 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Ann Skidmore - On Group Coaching and Leadership

What lies behind the power of group coaching? Whether you are managing a team in your business, or you are part of a team in a company and even when you think about your friend group, a good team cohesion is essential in our lives. Ann Skidmore has been coaching teams throughout her career and in this article, she's sharing her thoughts on coaching groups. Enjoy!

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Posted 16 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Piotr Jankiewicz - Don't Be Afraid to Raise the Bar

Today we are shining a spotlight on one of the skilful mentors of The Coaching Academy: Piotr Jankiewicz, international business coach and workshop facilitator. We hope you enjoy his inspiring story!

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Posted 23 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

7 Powerful Ways to Build a Thriving Coaching Practice

Simon Alexander Ong, Life Coach of the Year 2019, believes that the world needs more people who are dedicated to their mission and passion and has made it his goal to help people become the best versions of themselves. That's why he created this powerful guide so you can build a thriving coaching practice and create the impact you desire.

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Posted 23 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Laurie Rees - The journey of self-acceptance

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Laurie Rees, who, after a long career as an accountant decided to follow her path as a life coach. Today she helps people accept themselves as they are, to be confident and authentic. It's something Laurie struggled with and she found her purpose in coaching. Enjoy her insightful story!

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Posted 29 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Being a person of value with Simon Alexander Ong

We caught up with the thoughtful Simon Alexander Ong, Life Coach of the Year 2019 at the 2019 International Coaching Awards, to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We hope you enjoy this insightful interview!

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Posted 29 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Andrew Davies - Finding balance and joy again

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Andrew Davies, who decided to pursue coaching and made a commitment to add it to his many skills. Today he is a certified coach, helping others reawaken and find balance in their lives again.

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Posted 36 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

How to Run a Business with Compassion

Many coaches start their journey to help others and the thought of creating their own business might seem daunting. But it doesn't have to be! Rasheed Ogunlaru, business coach & trusted TCA Trainer, shares his philosophy of building a business through love and compassion.

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Posted 36 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Merete Langler - The Lessons I Have Learned While Coaching in Education

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Merete Lager, Master Coach and NLP Practitioner who runs her successful LangSand business and coaches young people. Today she's sharing what she has learned in 20+ years working in education. Enjoy!

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Posted 43 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Banishing Limiting Beliefs For A Better Life

The power of our beliefs system is immense. If we all developed an understanding of the thoughts and ideas that we automatically have, those that we no longer question when they appear at the forefront of our minds; then we could all be leading a better life through banishing the negative chatter.

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Posted 44 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Aneta Sanders - Coaching from the frequency of love

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Aneta Sanders, who turned her passion for coaching into a part-time job with the TCA Protege Programme. Her work comes from a place of compassion and love and she is on a mission to help people remind themselves of how strong and powerful they are. Enjoy Aneta's inspiring story!

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Posted 51 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

The Power of NLP - Coming Home

Challenges come in many shapes and sizes but sometimes, it's a matter of life and death. That was the case for Katalin Marton, NLP Practitioner of 2019, who learned to truly be present and honour all feelings after a life-threatening emergency. Today she's sharing her insights to help us come home to our true self. Enjoy this powerful article!

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Posted 51 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Jennifer Langrish - From Manager to Leader

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Jennifer Langrish, a corporate manager turned career & executive coach. She first started using her coaching skills developing her own leadership skills and now Jennifer coaches others to motivate and inspire confidence in their teams. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 57 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Katalin Marton - Facilitating change with the power of NLP

We caught up with the lovely Katalin Marton, winner of NLP Practitioner of the Year Award at the 2019 International Coaching Awards to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We hope you enjoy this inspiring interview!

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Posted 57 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Gina Morrell - Coaching and Holistic Healing

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Gina Morrell who followed her true passion after qualifying and decided to use her top three skills to help her clients in a unique, holistic way. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 64 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

5 Tips for Setting Healthy Boundaries

Boundaries are essential to our health and wellbeing and implementing these are part of building one's identity. Whether you are focusing on establishing boundaries with others or with yourself, we're sharing 5 tips to set up healthy boundaries in our latest article.

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Posted 65 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Maria Foxwell - Coaching empowered me to take control

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Maria Foxwell, who started her coaching journey almost a decade ago as a Senior Manager leading a large team. Maria decided to get officially qualified as a Life Coach in 2018 with TCA and make coaching her full time job. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 72 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Kellie Hick - Managing your studies, your job and your daily responsibilities

This week we're talking about managing your studies alongside daily responsibilities with Kellie Hick, a student of The Coaching Academy. Kellie has started her coaching journey 18 months ago, as an HR professional, completing two diplomas simultaneously. Be prepared to take some notes and enjoy Kellie's fantastic tips!

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Posted 72 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

School After Lockdown - Addressing the 5 Levels of Loss

After an uncertain school year young adults, kids of all ages, parents, teachers and school officials are preparing to go back to school in September. With this reopening there will be a real focus on wellbeing, so how can coaches make a difference? Find out in this latest article from our Mastery Series created by TCA Trainer Sharon Lawton.

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Posted 79 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Sruti Kanabar - Purposeful Goal Setting when dealing with anxiety

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Sruti Kanabar who is sharing her goal setting strategies today for everyone dealing with anxiety in times of change and uncertainty. Enjoy her insightful guide!

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Posted 79 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

5 powerful ways to boost your confidence today

Self-confidence is the ability to trust in your abilities, capacities and judgments. The power of this confidence is that it creates a firm belief that you're able to successfully face life's challenges and demands.

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Posted 86 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

How to use DISC in sales

Can DISC help close a sale? Knowing how your potential client prefers to be communicated to will help you close the gap from 'maybe' to 'heck yes' whether you are a coach looking for new clients or a salesperson for a corporate company.

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Posted 86 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Marissa McCallam - Centre Yourself

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Marissa McCallam, who decided to take a leap of faith, embrace her passion and leave her corporate job after more than a decade. Today, she helps teenage girls increase their confidence with her programmes and a holistic approach to coaching. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 92 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Randal Porter - Enjoy the journey

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Randal Porter, an ex-detective turned life coach. Still focusing on helping people, Randal is now helping people with their migraines and spiritual growth, all the while building his business one ebook at a time. Enjoy his inspiring story!

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Posted 92 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

The power of understanding yourself with Victoria O'Farrell

We caught up with the dynamic Victoria O'Farrell, winner of DISC within Coaching Award at the 2019 International Coaching Awards, to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We sat down for an insightful discussion about DISC, tune in below!

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Posted 99 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Chasing Illusions

Do you ever find yourself desiring the seemingly perfect life some people live on social media feeds? In a time when many might be struggling to find balance in their life, other's curated social media images might be giving the impression that everything is perfect and we're falling behind. This article is designed to consider whether the goals we want to achieve are realistic or simply an illusion. Read on!

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Posted 99 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Helen Jennings - Lean into your values

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Helen Jennings, who discovered coaching after two decades in HR and has not looked back! Helen leaned into this career change and is now working on building her business and dreams. Enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 106 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Coaching through a changing business environment

The business environment has changed drastically over the last couple of months without prior warning. Business owners, managers and HR professionals are being challenged in new ways. Can Corporate and Business coaches make a difference in these tough times? We believe they can be more valuable than ever!

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Posted 106 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Sarah Curtis - Trust the Process

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Sarah Curtis, who started her coaching journey to enhance her role as a manager and ended up finding a new career in the process. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 114 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Moving forward from being stuck to getting what you want in life.

We all face challenges every day in different forms so we asked CPD Coach of 2019, Natalie Potts, to share her go-to tips when it comes to taking action towards accomplishing your goals and achieving your dreams.

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Posted 114 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Are you too young to become a coach?

This week we're tackling limiting beliefs with Charlotte Bullock, a student of The Coaching Academy. While going through her coaching journey, Charlotte faced many of her fears around being too young and has developed a good strategy to deal with them. Today, she wants to share that with her peers, so that whether you think you're too young, too old, or 'not enough' you can start facing your fears and take action towards your passion. We hope you enjoy Charlotte's insightful story!

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Posted 120 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Belinda van Zyl - The road to brave decisions

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Belinda van Zyl, who started her coaching journey as a researcher and went on to discover where her passion and values really lie.

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Posted 120 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mindset is key with Natalie Potts

We caught up with the energetic Natalie Potts, winner of the CPD Coach of the Year Award at the 2019 International Coaching Awards to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We hope you enjoy this inspiring interview!

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Posted 128 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Helping Children Dissolve Big Feelings and Manage Uncomfortable Emotions

Natalie Costa, Coach for Children and Parents and Coaching in Education award-winner, shares her top tips to help kids manage the emotions that might come up during uncertain times. These ideas are not only valuable in today's health crisis but they are great to remember for any parent, teacher or anyone working in education to help children deal with uncomfortable emotions. Enjoy Natalie's insightful article!

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Posted 128 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Olivia Carter- Remember your why

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Olivia Carter, who discovered her coaching niche after leaning into helping women deal with the same challenges she experienced as a corporate leader. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 134 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Natalie Costa - Helping kids develop Power Thoughts

We caught up with the beaming Natalie Costa, winner of the Coaching in Education Award at the 2019 International Coaching Awards to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We hope you enjoy this thought-provoking interview!

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Posted 134 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mentor Series - Zsuzsanna Recsey, business leader and personal performance coach

Today we're shining a spotlight on one of the wonderful mentors of The Coaching Academy: Zsuzsanna Recsey, a successful business leader, personal performance coach and author. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 142 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Leading Through Crisis

Executive Coach Jo Emerson shares a framework to help others access their inner leaders and help others through any crisis. Read her insightful article!

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Posted 142 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Lyndsey Clay - Reframing strategic planning with coaching

This week's Coach in the Spotlight, Lyndsey Clay, who deepened her skills with her coach training and has reframed the work she does. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 148 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Sheleen Johnson - Seizing the day

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Sheleen Johnson who after years of caring for others, made it a priority to go for the life she desires. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 149 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Inspiring teams with Jo Emerson

We caught up with the radiant Jo Emerson, winner of Executive Coach of the Year at the 2019 International Coaching Awards to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. Tagging along to a university festival gave us a chance to see Jo in action on stage and sit down for a coffee and insightful coaching stories.

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Posted 156 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Pam Lidford - 3 Techniques to Deal with Anxiety

The pandemic we're facing has changed the lives of us all and this may cause many to feel anxious, sad, worried and experience a wide range of negative emotions. As part of our Mastery Series, Confidence Coach and TCA Trainer Pam Lidford is sharing three techniques that help her face anxiety, they might work for you too.

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Posted 156 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Stephen Adams - Inspiring resilience

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Stephen Adams, who chose coaching after two and a half decades working in the banking industry. We hope you enjoy his inspiring story!

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Posted 162 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

The 7 Stages to Success and Breakthroughs

Many of us struggle sometimes on the path to self-improvement. Some procrastinate, some fear the outcome so they never finish the learning process, others give up easily. Paul Dorrington has now created a healthy growth-cycle to help others achieve success and breakthroughs.

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Posted 163 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Emma Wright - Turning your resolutions into achievable goals

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Emma Wright, an ex-teacher turned coach. Having qualified at the end of the year, Emma faced the 'dreaded' question all students face with stride. Read more about her story of fearless action and get ready to be inspired!

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Posted 169 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Paul Dorrington - Coaching to make a difference

We caught up with the fantastic Paul Dorrington, winner of the Coaching for a Cause Award at the 2019 International Coaching Awards, to get a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. As we're all spending more and more time on Zoom these days, we invited Paul to sit down with The Coaching Academy for an insightful conversation about his coaching journey, coaching during COVID-19 and myths about mental health.

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Posted 170 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Carey Davis-Munro - Helping you improve your relationship with food

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Carey Davis-Munro who has made it her mission to help people with their health and wellbeing. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 177 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

The DISC Guide To Getting Along

DISC Master Dave Pill wrote an article for those in lockdown who are getting to the stage where they are annoyed because their partner is BLINKING too loud!

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Posted 177 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Laura Jeffs - Empowering you to follow your dreams

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Laura Jeffs who resonated instantly with the idea of a career in coaching. She fit training and studies around her full-time job and is now focused on building her budding business as a Parent Coach. Read Laura's inspiring journey below!

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Posted 183 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

How To Achieve Happiness Within Isolation

Cultivating happiness can be a challenge in an uncertain environment but it's one of the most useful skills that we can learn for ourselves, for our family and for our clients. Mindset Coach & TCA Course Manager Sandra Stocks is sharing three insightful strategies to bring happiness into your life within isolation.

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Posted 183 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Diana Moraru - Coaching enhanced my career

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Diana Moraru, who chose to enhance her HR career by incorporating coaching skills into her work. Read more about Diana's journey and find out how learning new skills can lead to a fulfilling part-time job on the path to success.

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Posted 191 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Eight essential elements of a successful coaching business

You might be the best coach in the world, but if no one knows about you and if you're not being paid (enough) for the great work you do, how would that make you feel?

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Posted 191 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Caroline Gavin - Coaching for positive growth

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Caroline Gavin, who chose to use her vast array of coaching skills as well as NLP training to start a coaching-led consultancy business.

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Posted 196 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Gear up and Show Up

Are you still waiting for the perfect time to make your dreams a reality? Many will tell you that there is no perfect time, but you do have the present time. As the world around us slows down, this can mean an opportunity of time that you can put to good use. Coach Mariya Draganova shares her story today to offer us a perspective of gratitude for past choices and challenges you to take this gift of time to check in with your dreams for the future.

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Posted 195 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Building a coaching business you love with Karen Kissane

We caught up with the wonderful Karen Kissane, Small Business Coach of the Year, to get a glimpse into the life and award-winning coach. We attended the Smart Women's Business Facebook group meetup that Karen hosts in London and we also spent a whole day with the fantastic women in her Group Coaching meeting.

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Posted 204 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Prompts to deal with uncertainty

When times are uncertain, many can find solace in an action plan. TCA Trainer and renowned confidence coach Pam Lidford shares useful prompts and techniques to help others find a path forward.

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Posted 205 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mentor Series - Jo Mason, award-winning high-performance coach

Today we're shining a spotlight on the wonderful mentors of The Coaching Academy, starting with Jo Mason - award-winning high-performance coach, accredited CPD provider, mentor, STEM ambassador and small business owner.

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Posted 211 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Studying and Working From Home With The Children - Finding Your Balance In These Unprecedented Times

With an increasing number of offices asking staff to work from home and many schools closed, the Coronavirus pandemic has upped the stakes in the work-life balancing game. TCA Trainer and award-winning family coach Sharon Lawton is sharing her top tips to adjust to this new normal with your whole family.

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