Posted 144 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
With our Coaching within Education Accelerator Week coming soon, we asked accomplished coach, NLP Practitioner and TCA's Coaching in Education programme trainer, Matthews Barnes-Smith to share with us what it's like to work with young people.
Posted 120 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Self-image is how you think and feel about yourself. It can be constructed from the experiences you've had, the decisions you've made and your values and beliefs. While much of what making up your self-image begins with external influences, your internal filters also play a large part. As, along the way, you can pick up a trend of negative self-talk and this internal dialogue creates patterns deep in our subconscious. Challenging this negative self-image is difficult, however, techniques like visualisation can enable you to build a better self-image.
Posted 221 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Mental clutter refers to times when our mind has too many thoughts which makes it difficult to process and focus. A cluttered mind is disrupting and it hinders our productivity, balance and even our mental health. You know the feeling: youíre forgetting important dates, you feel as if youíre being pulled in a hundred different directions, and youíre unable to finish a project or task from beginning to end.
Posted 277 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
The winter blues, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a common form of depression that is associated with winter time. In the UK alone, one in three people suffer from SAD and the disorder can affect anyone, at any age. Research has linked SAD to the long periods of darkness that we experience during this time of year. SAD can affect your mood and energy levels, leaving you feeling lethargic, irritable and a little blue. Thankfully, there are a number of tried and tested strategies to boost your spirits.
Posted 396 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Keeping a daily journal might seem like something for famous thinkers, or even angsty teenagers. However, in an increasingly digital age, taking the time out to put pen to paper and record our experiences, feelings, gratitude and dreams is a powerful tool for personal development.
Posted 452 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Can you think of a time when you set yourself a goal, or wanted to achieve something, but for whatever reason, you didn't succeed? Maybe you have a goal right now - an idea about what you might want to do, to achieve or to be, which you haven't managed to achieve?
Posted 1544 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
In today's world, more people are finding it harder to cope with day to day stress. Regardless of occupation, seniority, or salary, we're spending more of our days feeling drained and out of control, instead of focused and calm.
Posted 2538 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Academy News, Coaching Articles, CPD for Coaches, Personal Success
If youíre subscribed to our weekly email Ė Personal Success Online, then youíre likely to be well aware of the exciting world of coaching. Wherever you are in your coaching journey, itís always a good idea to revisit the fundamentals of coaching.
Posted 2643 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
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 didnít resist so much, would it be quite so hard?