A life coach generally works with an individual on a personal level. They may help clients understand personal goals and objectives and discover things holding them back in their effort to meet these goals and objectives. ultimately creating a life in alignment with their values. The life coach often helps clients find balance in their lives, build positive relationships and improve their outlook. Success in this coaching relationship is measured by the happiness and fulfillment of the client. The coaching agenda is not mixed with a business agenda; life coaching is all about the individual.
One of the most common misconceptions about life coaching is that it is therapy in disguise — or, worse yet, therapy from an unlicensed practitioner. In reality, life coaching is truly its own unique service designed to help ambitious achievers meet the outcomes that will bring them success and fulfillment. There are some big differences between life coaching and therapy. The primary difference in this context is that in life coaching we offer tools to help you move FORWARD in life. We do not offer focus on the childhood, past or previous situations, relationships or trauma. We instead focus on the NOW, and utilizing worksheets, journaling exercises, video chat and phone coaching .
The similarities between professional counselor and life coach are a bit similar. The two are loosely connected because they share the same goal as a helping professional.
There is a large difference on how coaching and counseling are defined and what each profession offers.
Coaching advocates say they provide a specific service that helps a client work on their goals for the future and create a new life path. Many say counselors spend more time examining the past, looking for solutions, exploring emotional concerns and seeking a diagnosis.
Coaches and their clients work in a less structured environment, working as a team rather than setting up a “doctor-patient” relationship. They also spend majority of the sessions creating positive change, working on goals for their client’s future.
Also, as a coach we do not have laws governing our business, so we are much more free to use intuition and healing therapies in conjunction with your coaching.
We help people become the best version of themselves!
We all know that eating healthy, exercising 5 days a week and drinking enough water will give us the body that we want in due time. Having the proper information is only part of the process. Billions of people around the world spend billions of dollars each year looking for ways to lose weight, to look and feel better. The reason for this is clear; most people lack the knowledge, experience and motivation to actually put info to proper use in real everyday life.
This is just one of the many reasons why people can reach much higher levels of potential with coaches!
My desire is to help you create the life of your dreams! If you can dream it you can achieve it! Coaches ask leading questions and work through tried and proven coaching exercises to help you become brave through a process of vulnerability. Life Coaches provide the needed tools, the right information, the motivation and inspiration to make your dreams reality. People are the seekers of the world. Coaches are the information providers.
The Fact Of The Matter Is We All Need Coaches! Many athletes and leaders at the top of their game or industry rely on life coaches.
Take Michael Jordan as an example; arguably the greatest basketball player to ever play the game. He had a life coach by the name of Phil Jackson, (among many other coaches prior to his NBA days) that helped him become better every single day.
Even though he was at the top of his game he always acknowledged the fact that he needed a life coach. Athletes and leaders realize that regardless of how great their talent, ability or strength may be, it is their coaches who help them reach their potential.