Coaching Vs. Therapy… Which Do I Choose?

Coaching Vs. Therapy… Which Do I Choose?

“ Tell me about your childhood”.

That’s a question frequently heard in therapists’ offices the world over. Whether we are there to deal with a career that has us in a tizzy, or to handle the fallout from a death, divorce or some other life challenge, the questions digging into stories of “how I got here” are a commonplace when we engage therapists.

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How To Choose A Great Life Coach

How To Choose A Great Life Coach

I was coaching a client yesterday and he said something that stopped me cold, and then I burst out laughing so hard I almost fell off my chair. There was a pause on his end of the phone and then I heard him laughing along with me. The penny had dropped and he heard exactly what he had said and had connected with how an old habit was sneaking into his new plan of action.

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Every morning, every minute, every time we step out of our houses to go do anything, and actually every minute we stay in our houses we also have choices that we make that shape the rest of our day. The key is to see that we have a choice each moment we are alive. The power is in knowing that while we may not always like the choices we have, we do have choices.

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What Do You Mean I’m Wearing Plaid?

What Do You Mean I’m Wearing Plaid?

I have a friend who recently lamented to me that women keep leaving him. He was truly puzzled by this behaviour, and to anyone just meeting him, I could see why they’d also be surprised. He’s a smart, sexy, outdoorsy guy who is sweet and kind and thoughtful. He went on to say that he’d had a few longer-term relationships but each and every one of these women had either walked away or departed with harsh words that left him reeling and bewildered.

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The Art of Apologies

The Art of Apologies

It’s nothing new.
We’ve all done things to apologise for. From the careless comment to the unwelcome advice or thoughtless action, each of us has at one time or another felt a need to apologise to another human being.
This recently happened to me.

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