It's no secret that I absolutely love coaching. I get such a kick out of watching clients have a moment where they realize that they had the answers to their problems all along. Plus it's a bonus that I've FINALLY found a vocation where I can truly be of service, make a difference and earn a dollar at the same time.
I believe coaching, at its core, is all about helping a client tap into their own inner resources so they can go from point A to B on their own terms. Every single one of us has an infinite amount of inner wisdom, knowledge & strength. Our minds (conscious, subconscious & unconsious) know more than we think we do.
Coaching is rooted in the present moment. It starts where you are with what you've got. It looks at your current belief systems; things you want to change; helps you get clear on the direction you want your life to go.
I help people process their feelings after particularly sticky breakups. My clients have a set journey in mind - they want to go from feeling like they've been hit in the heart with a sledgehammer to feeling peaceful and hopeful for the future.
I like to think of myself as a mirror. When a client comes to me and they tell me what they're feeling currently to what they want to feel, I reflect back to them what's on their minds and show them the bigger picture. I can't even begin to explain to you how invaluable this activity is. Seeing how you've got the ability to move yourself past your obstacles can change the way you perceive your life.
As much as I love coaching, I have no love for what the online entrepreneurial world calls coaching. It's not buying a program/course that promises the world if you follow these 'exact steps'. It's definitely not someone who appears to have a glowing online persona then treats you like shite in person because you're not at their 'level'. It's also not something where you get told that if you don't do as they do, you'll never be anything of value.
Ugh. This stuff drives me mad.
I'm proud to call myself a coach. I love watching people waking up to what's already inside of them.
You're not broken, by the way. You just need a time out from life to process what you're going through so you can emerge as a better version of yourself.