Do you dread giving a speech, or have an extreme fear of public speaking? Fear of public speaking is incredibly common, and not just in those with anxiety. Public speaking anxiety is one of the most common fears shared among the general population, and nearly anyone can suffer from this type of phobia. Most of us can reduce our anxiety of public speaking and increase our confidence. [Read more…]
Clearly, this is neither healthy nor necessary. Parents should be very welcome and valued members of the sporting family. They have the potential to contribute a great deal. They have the right to be close to, and to enjoy, their children’s sports experience in healthy ways.
Working out is great for your body and mind – and it can also help you get a good night’s sleep. But, for some people, exercising too late in the day can interfere with how well they rest at night.
How Does Exercise Help You Sleep?
Moderate aerobic exercise increases the amount of slow-wave sleep you get. Slow-wave sleep refers to deep sleep, where the brain and body have a chance to rejuvenate. Exercise can also help to stabilize your mood and decompress the mind. [Read more…]
A Certified Holistic Life Coach has to recognize how different holistic coaching strategies need to be. Your role becomes more than just helping clients understand aspects of holism, but you might also be tasked with helping your client to adopt holistic changes as part of a healthier lifestyle – meaning that most of your clients will look to you for advice on how to manage some aspect of their self-care or human maintenance needs. Maybe in part, because they do not know how to live holistically, they may want to make a change or – for some – a health crisis drives a client to seek our help. Others might be confused about where to start. [Read more…]
One observation seen in coaching relationships – and playing out in coach offices across the globe – is that we take the wrong first steps upon assessing our client. This occurs in that critical time of building rapport when we establish goals in the early stages of trying to help clients. Most coaches (and clients) focus only on problems and all efforts are directed toward trying to resolve a problem. [Read more…]
We all talk about balance, such as a work-life balance. This phrasing is a bit of a misguided metaphor that ignores the nuances and hard realities of our human experiences. To truly achieve balance, we are each forced to contend with the trade-offs. It’s almost as if our client feels that they have to give up one part of their life for another part to emerge… a better part. But we also know that we can’t have everything.
So you cannot have it all, at least not all at the same time. No one has everything at the same time. [Read more…]
Whether you are a veteran in the coaching industry, or newly certified, he first coaching session with a client is an opportunity to establish trust and rapport, confirming your sense of things based on any assessments. You will also be determining the readiness and energy level of your client for a holistic change. [Read more…]
Professional Coaches do not diagnose mental health risks, but they should know what to look for in case there is a need to provide referrals to another health professional, be it a psychologist, therapist, or appropriate coach – for consultation. The following indicators are examples to watch for: [Read more…]
What does it take to run a professional coaching business? It takes a person with an idea (entrepreneur) and people who implement the idea (employees). Entrepreneurs and employees are like two other sides of the table who put in the effort to make any idea work.
But how you define an entrepreneur?
Being an entrepreneur doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to own a business. The term “entrepreneur” refers to a mindset, an attitude. [Read more…]
While many think that there is little difference between the roles and requirements of an entrepreneur and an employee, they would be very, very wrong. While many of the daily tasks the two carry out may be the same, to go from entrepreneur to employee, or vice versa requires a complete overhaul of mindset and daily routines. [Read more…]