Life-Coaching is starting to take off in a big way.
In today's modern, bustling society, that is hurtling into the unknown depths of a digital era, ruled by social media, smart technological and robotic enhancements.
Most of us just exist, ploughing from day to day, completing tasks as we see fit, absorbed in daily activities that control us, responding to others, without consulting the wise mind, (a combination of rational, and considered emotive thought)
As a Skilled Helper (Life-coach) my job is simple, my client has a problem or many, and they require a solution. I need to help them to understand the depth of their problem and guide them to a workable solution.
So whats in my virtual toolbox?
I am a problem solver; I use verbal tools to guide my client to clarity. After gaining this clarity, it is my clients choice on how they implement the acquired knowledge, this part I have no control over, and this can be hugely frustrating.
My toolbox contains frameworks obtained from Life-Coaching, Cognitive behaviour and Neuro-Linguistic-Programming, I also maintain a MINDFUL approach to existence that promotes focused activity sessions, This I believe can assist all, This is in addition to a lifetime of varied experiences, and mistakes that I do my utmost not to repeat.
What are breakthrough sessions and other forms of Life -coaching?
Breakthroughs are my favourites. I use my toolbox to get the client from the perceived problem to a solution. These usually require a minimum of two hours and can take considerably longer. The usual format is a discussion regarding needs and outcomes, exploration of what prevents relief and if it is achievable, beliefs that hamper the solution, checking the client's values and the alignment to their future. Goals and habits that provide a strategy for a successful outcome.
Complications occur as the perceived problem is very often is not the actual one.
This session is usually conversational, though questioning techniques often occur that take can take the client out of their comfort zone. Sometimes essential as I work for results, which is why clients visit me.
More structured coaching sessions start with exploring the client's life balance, the discovery of a life purpose, checking personal values in the form of a values elicitation. Outlining and disputing any beliefs that prevent a positive outcome, inputting of habits, short, mid and long-term goals that help achieve the vision of the clients life-purpose.
These require a minimum of 4-6 sessions. But can take more depending on requirements and complications. I promote accountability sessions that continue into the future though this isn't always wanted or required, I would suggest these to be twice a year.
Outlined this means that the prospective client decides to make some changes in their life, they discuss possible outcomes in the above structure, start implementing their conclusions in daily life, then have the opportunity of accountability sessions to check progression and weed out the garbage that is preventing a streamlined approach.
If you think any of this has benefits I'm here to help. I offer a free taster session to discuss basics, where we can plan a future strategy.
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