Before you go...
To Become a Highly Successful Coach
Posted 170 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I am a coach... I am also a mindfulness practitioner... Whilst those two elements to my life compliment each other beautifully, there is an inherent conflict that I found myself learning to manage over the years.
Posted 282 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When we're going through a turbulent time, our goals and dreams haven't progressed in the way that we'd hoped or we're simply feeling lost or off balance, it can be easy to get sucked into a vortex of negativity which can make us feel even worse.
Posted 324 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I have heard this statement proclaimed countless times by various people I have worked with in the past 11 years of my career being a leader of teams and now a corporate coach. Only yesterday this was repeated by a person who approached me to share their feelings of disillusionment and unhappiness in their current role.
Posted 415 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Pause for a moment. Drop your gaze, release your hands, sit back in your chair and feel your breath. Pause "doing" mode and allow yourself to open up to "being" mode. Simply sitting here breathing. All sorts of shifts have just happened as you followed that simple guidance. Your heart rate will have slowed down, your body will have relaxed, your mind will have settled and your awareness will have opened up.
Posted 660 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
As an entrepreneur our days can be filled with endless to-do's, meetings and the constant pinging of emails, texts and social network updates from our electrical devices, it's therefore no surprise that a need for pressing the pause button in the form of 'mindfulness' has become the latest craze.
Posted 730 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
"It is not that mindfulness is the "answer" to all life's problems. Rather, it is that all life's problems can be seen more clearly through the lens of a clear mind" - Jon Kabat-Zinn. Over the past few years, mindfulness has become a hot topic for personal development and well-being. Adopted from Buddhism, the aim of mindfulness is to alleviate stress and develop a habit of being more aware and alert of the 'here and now'.
Posted 772 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Looking back at my own journey and the investment I've made in my professional development and personal growth, I can see this really has made a hugely positive impact on both my career and life in general. First and foremost, I believe the key to success is confidence.
Posted 779 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 786 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 800 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
The question, 'Do you oppress yourself?' has been floating about in my head for a while and I want to share my thoughts with you. If I asked you that question, I bet you'd say 'no', I mean who would do that, oppress themselves?
Posted 821 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Sharing someone's moment of success, when their hard work, sacrifice, commitment and single mindedness have brought them the ultimate reward is, for me, quite emotional. When I witness an athlete's podium moment I feel humble, and inspired to be the best I can be - in whatever I do.