Posted 477 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Back in the day when no-one had really heard of coaching, I found myself watching a TV programme with a life coach on it. I thought the coach was amazing! At the time I was a stay at home mum to three small children and while I loved being there for my kids, my days had turned into an endless routine of washing, making food, park visits and reading stories with very little plot!
Posted 491 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Bravery isn’t only for people we think of as heroes - those who save lives or climb the highest mountain they can find.
Posted 498 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
You can reclaim your power and get your life back on track when you learn how to stop resisting change. Our resistance to real change makes it so much harder to achieve. After all, if we didn’t resist so much, would it be quite so hard?
Posted 575 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Spring is here - a time for sunnier days, blooming flowers and new beginnings. It’s also a time when many people choose to 'spring clean’ their homes.
Posted 582 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
As our life is constantly changing and we set new goals for ourselves, it is inevitable that these changes, willingly or unwillingly, can cause us to feel certain fears. We may want to set a new goal, dream about changes or find solutions to our problems but the feeling of fear holds us back.
Posted 876 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
This time last year, I was nearly qualified as an NLP Practitioner and had just started my journey to qualifying as a Personal Performance Coach with The Coaching Academy. Today, I have my own coaching business with a rewarding career helping my clients to improve and fulfil their lives. Sometimes, it’s hard to believe that was just 12 months ago, especially when I was then still managing anxiety challenges, didn’t really know what I was doing or how I was going to get there.
Posted 1002 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When I started my coaching journey with The Coaching Academy 5 years ago, little did I know just how much my life would change let alone those lives around me. In the words of Michael Jackson: "I'm starting with the man in the mirror, I'm asking him to change his ways and no message could have been any clearer, if you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and make that change".
Posted 1030 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
As someone who is committed to making a positive and lasting difference myself, the topic of making a change and leaving your mark is one close to my heart. Being a change maker isn't limited to a special handful of people; we can all go out and make a difference in our own special way. Having had the pleasure of working alongside so many fantastic Coaches and Trainers over the years I've noticed some common behaviours that have assisted them in leaving their dent in the universe.
Posted 1597 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Early last year I received (group) coaching aimed at figuring out 'what next?' After 16 years in a corporate role, I knew I wanted to do something different career-wise, but I wasn't sure what.
Posted 1632 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Early Childhood experiences can affect the way in which change is viewed and experienced in our lives. As a child, for example, the structure of my close knit extended family changed quite rapidly within a period of 1-2 years.
Posted 1660 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
One of the exercises that I use with clients is the "but why?" challenge. Whether you have children or not, you are bound to remember this phase either from using it yourself or hearing it on repeat by someone else's child.