Life Coach

What Is a Life Coach?

A life coach is a type of wellness professional who helps people make progress in their lives in order to attain greater fulfilment.

Life coaches aid their clients in improving their relationships, careers, and day-to-day lives.

Life coaches can help you clarify your goals, identify the obstacles holding you back, and then come up with strategies for overcoming each obstacle.

In creating these strategies, life coaches target your unique skills and gifts.

By helping you to make the most of your strengths, life coaches provide the support you need to achieve long-lasting change.

Why Work With Me?

Many people look out for life coaches for guidance in navigating a significant life change, such as taking on a new career, but in plenty of cases people turn to life coaches simply for help in building a happier, more meaningful life.

There are a number of indications that working with a life coach could be helpful for you.

These signs include:

  • Frequent irritability
  • High levels stress and anxiety
  • Inability to break bad habits
  • Lack of fulfilment in your social life
  • Persistent feeling of dissatisfaction at work
  • Sense of blocked creativity

I am also a level 3 certified therapist…

What does this mean?

  • I can spot if it is mental health related
  • I can use counselling skills to guide you in sessions.
  • I adhere to ethical codes

What a Life Coach Can Do for You

One of the main benefits of working with a life coach is the ability to gain a fresh, informed perspective on problems that you face.

In addition to offering new insight into challenges, a life coach can help you to zero in on negative patterns that could be standing in the way of your success.

Many people view working with a life coach as a means of bridging the gap between your current circumstances and the life you’d like to lead. The following are some of the positive outcomes that could result from joining forces with a life coach:

  • Better work life balance
  • Elimination of long-held fears and anxieties
  • Enhanced creativity
  • Greater financial security
  • Improved communication skills
  • More satisfying work life
  • Stronger relationships with friends and family

Since sessions typically take place on a regular basis over a prolonged period of time, life coaches can ensure that their clients are implementing what is necessary to experience significant change.

For a great number of clients, accountability is one of the prime advantages of working with a life coach.

Along with providing the support and motivation essential for maintaining momentum, coaches can observe when a client is stuck or needs to recalibrate their goals.

As a result, clients often achieve those goals more quickly and efficiently than they would if working on their own.

Please Note…

  • Don’t expect immediate results. 
  • Don’t see a life coach to address serious mental health issues. 

Life Coaching Background

As a formal field, coaching is relatively young, but it has roots in many older disciplines. It draws on areas that include the human potential movement of the 1960s, leadership training, adult education, personal development, and numerous areas of psychology.

Please do email mariakclaridge@gmail.com to book in a taster session.

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