What is Life Coaching?
Life coaching is increasing in popularity. It is hiring a person (Life Coach) to assist you in achieving personal goals. The goals can be anything from waking up early to organizing a business. The Life Coach will talk over the phone on a weekly basis for 30- 60 minutes. They will help their client make small goals to help achieve their desired result; each time they speak they will talk about their progress, weaknesses and strengths. The Life Coach might offer advice, help construct ideas, assist in planning and give their clients responsibility over their choices. A Life Coach is practically a personal cheerleading squad offering encouragement and support.
As each Life Coach is a different person with different experiences and a different style of coaching they all offer something unique. The clients are equally unique and will have different experiences. Also, an individual might hire a Life Coach several times throughout his life and each experience will be different as each phase in life offers new responsibilities and challenges.
The Lesson Learned
Life Coaching lessons can vary greatly in price but in generally they are costly, an estimated price for 60 minutes might be $80. It's important to keep in mind that most people will only hire a life coach for 6-12 months at a time but the lessons learnt along side the new improved habits have life long benefits. A Life Coach's desire is to teach their client to live life by their terms. This empowers the clients as they learn to take responsibility for their choices and find joy and success along as they journey through life.
Life Coaching helps brake down the barriers that prevent achieving greatness. Most people are always falling short of their goals and are left feeling unfulfilled. Life Coaching can transform your ability to make reasonable goals and individual desires. Think of a Life Coach as a partner in achieving personal success, whatever that success might be.
Life Coaching can help achieve the personal goals of a client while increasing their freedom, happiness, joy, peace of mind, self control and health.
Choosing A Life Coach
After deciding that you want to hire a Life Coach the next step is to find one that is compatible. Yes, compatibility is essential for success. Most Life Coaches offer free sessions, it would be wise to try a free session with a variety of different Life Coaches and see which one you feel would work best for you. If you finish a session feeling unsure then go no further with that coach, there needs to be a connection, your chosen Life Coach needs to have a style that will encourage you to succeed.
The internet is a great source to find a Life Coach, also the traditional word of mouth and recommendations work wonders.
How to become a Life Coach
There is an abundance of Life Coaching courses that can be found easily through the internet. Some courses are administered by telephone and only the telephone others incorporate group classes, mentoring, textbooks and examinations. The courses are split into different levels of training, each costing anywhere between $2000-$4000.
By Worldwide Health Editor
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