Approaching Change with Physical Aspects of Holism
Being an Certified Holistic Life Coach means that the coach works with their client into all parts of their lives. This is what a “holistic lifestyle” means. Once the coach has a deeper understanding of the client, they begin the process of Mapping. We say the term mapping because there can be several key areas to coach with even just a single client. This leaves coaches some options but it also can reveal some limitations.
Let’s say that you have a client who has come to you and you’ve both decided that you feel comfortable transitioning into a coach/client relationship, with an emphasis on improving some aspects of the client’s “whole” life. We will call this client Client A. This client, who already trains religiously at her gym, is not able to beat back the physical effects of stress she feels from her job. After assessing your client completely, you determine that she has a few goals to reach. You have one “meta goal” at the end of it all. This would be akin to your client’s best vision. Where do the goals come from? They are made with the client, after detailed evaluation of the client’s assessment(s). [Read more…]