Life Coaching

Life Coaching
Written by Vivienne Taylor

Some people hear the words Life Coaching and think that this is not for them. But what actually is Life Coaching and what benefits will you gain?

In today’s busy world with everyone juggling their personal life, their work commitments and family commitments, everyone is striving to do the best they can. Sometimes we can get caught up in everything and lose track of our goals and where we are heading. No wonder with pressure coming at us from all angles these days!

What is Life Coaching?

Life Coaching is sessions with a therapist trained to assist you to bring out the best in yourself, regain clarity and bridge the gap of where you are now to where you want to be. It is basically talk therapy.

Life Coaching
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This can be so important, being able to talk to a therapist in confidential settings and take a look at things from a different perspective. Some clients are stuck in their lives and feel unable to talk to their nearest and dearest for many different reasons, just having a connection where they are in a safe place and able to talk freely is so important for our wellbeing! You don’t want to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders! Issues that we cannot work through or let go can manifest as stress or illness in our bodies and we already know that ultimately stress is a killer!!

Not only are you able to air any problems you may have but you are also able to assess where you are in life and make positive steps to get to where you want to be. You will be taken on a journey to find out what the important things to you are and some will be surprised to realise that the direction they thought they wanted to head in is not actually what they want at all! For others it may just be a case of choosing their future path, going through all options and getting past the crossroads they are at.

Life Coaching Benefits

The benefits from Life Coaching can be life changing. You will get out of it what you put in. You have to be willing to work with the coach and be open to change to get the best results. You will be guided to carve out your path that is what you actually want and take an in depth analysis of where life is now and where you want to be. Sometimes we are just stuck and this nudge can be all we need to bring positive changes and get back on track.

Once you have made the decision to go ahead with Life Coaching you then have to choose a coach.

Tips on choosing a Life Coach

  • Look for someone in your area or nearby area if you want to visit in person. Some coaches do skype sessions which some clients find easier thus you can choose from further afield.
  • Consider the cost it has to work financially for you.
  • Have a consultation with the coach before you book to ensure you feel able to work with the coach after all you are going to be sharing some of your life with them and you have to feel comfortable.
  • Ensure your coach is a qualified professional you want to get the best results and a trained therapist will want this for you also.

As a Life Coach there is nothing more rewarding than seeing your client reach their goals and unleash their full potential! Life Coaching is an investment in YOU and to just know you have someone on your side and help you gain the clarity you are looking for, empower you and help you towards your dreams is so valuable.

If you are unable to finance a Life Coach but feel this would be beneficial for you check in your local area as some coaches offer free sessions or reduced rate sessions to clients. Look up to get more information on this and potentially start your journey with a Life Coach today.

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