Life Coaching Tips For New Year, New You

Posted by Michael on January 10, 2017 - 12:30pm

It’s officially 2017 and it’s that time of year again! The gyms are filling up and the resolutions are in full effect. Unfortunately, the majority of these resolutions will fail, in fact 92% of them fail. That leaves only around an 8% success rate. Being someone that does life coaching I’m here to propose: while New Year’s Resolutions can seem positive and have the very best intentions when we make them, they can actually be quite negative and undermine us in reaching our goals. Think about the goal of losing 20 pounds… it is pretty black and white… you either lose 20 pounds or you don’t.

Get your mojo back: 5 signs that a coach can help you get a new start

Posted by Monique on March 10, 2016 - 9:04pm

Even the most motivated, positive and productive people go through periods where their “Edge” is dulled and they are floundering and that can quickly drain away motivation and confidence. For some people it is stagnation in their career or simply an insurmountable workload. Sometimes personal issues such as divorce, loss, family demands or a sense of “losing yourself” in the demands of work and life leave you feeling overwhelmed.

Don't try harder, try differently! 4 ways to break a habit

Posted by Monique on November 29, 2015 - 7:26pm

Whether you are trying to ditch the chips and cookies from your life, stop impulse purchases on EBay or quit smoking, breaking a habit can seem nearly impossible.

Part of the problem is we rely on willpower and if we fail, we feel weak and disappointed in ourselves. This often leads us to do the very thing we are trying to quit. The other reason we may fail is because we rely too much on our own motivation and let’s face it, what seems like a good enough motivation the night before can leave us feeling distinctly unmotivated when the rubber meets the road the next day!

5 ways to spot Genuine in yourself and others

Posted by Monique on April 28, 2015 - 8:43pm

Forging healthy relationships can be a challenge and learning to recognize genuine people, whether in our personal or professional relationships, can help us to feel more secure and allow us to practice the required vulnerability it takes to really connect with people.

Some people struggle to be genuine themselves, what does it mean to be genuine and how do you allow yourself to be vulnerable to being genuine?  Genuine people have a high sense of self-awareness and are more objective about themselves… they try to observe themselves.

5 potential shifts in viewpoints to expand your perspective

Posted by admin on February 20, 2015 - 9:49am

Many people feel stressed and fearful about life and believe that other people or circumstances outside of themselves are responsible. This is true not only from a personal perspective, but also on a larger scale. A lot of people seem to be expressing concerns that the life they are living is no longer working or is leaving them wanting for something deeper and more meaningful.