Life is a skill that can be acquired and often you need help to learn this skill. Like any skill you desire to learn or become more proficient there are many ways to do this. If you want to become a better golfer you can hire a golf pro. If you want to become a better singer you perhaps hire a voice tutor.
We think nothing of paying someone to teach us how to do what we want to do better. That includes everything from learning an instrument, language, cooking, writing, or a personal trainer to help us improve our fitness.
We could attempt to teach ourselves through books, videos and lots of practice. But most of the time if we’re serous about furthering a need or talent we could benefit from seeking professional assistance.
Learning how to live life is somehow viewed differently. This is what we were born to do. Yet, we can flounder, struggle, miss our goals, miss the cut and fall back to wallow in failure and can resign ourselves to defeat. We can often think life should come easier to us and we should be able to handle whatever life throws at us. This is a good in theory, but everyday life can be tough.
Most people aren’t even aware that there are life coaches and counsellors who can help in all sorts of areas of living life. This includes various aspects of your career and personal growth. They can even support better relationships with your spouse, significant other or family members.
A life coach online, telephone or in person can help you make decisions you refuse to make for yourself and hold you accountable for committing to your actions. Many times you don’t even realise what decisions need to be made and a life coach can help you crystallise your thoughts and help you create a SMART plan form growth.
An important first step before hiring a life coach online, telephone or in person is to assure yourself that you’re ready to move forward and willing to accept direction. At that point in your life it will be much easier for them to work with you to analyse where you are in life and where you want to be. You’re could be frustrated with your life but have no idea how to get out of the rut you find yourself in.
The world we live in today is complicated and it’s okay to ask for help from a counsellor or coach. A life coach will help you set personal goals and determine what to do next. Your coach can be a powerful positive asset in your life when you’re ready to work with him or her.
There is a distinction when working with a life coach rather than a counsellor. Life Coaching is not a therapy session. The coach is not there to help you heal wounds of the past but assist you in building a better tomorrow. If you’re ready to take responsibility for where you are today then a life coach can help improve your life and take you to the next level.
Want some help in dealing with this or making an action plan or even bouncing some ideas off an impartial person? at Citizen Counselling and Coaching a number of our counsellors and coaches can provide support around this issue in person and via telephone and zoom secure video chat. This could include identifying the obstacles to overcoming the issue, creating practical plans and through sharing techniques and models that have worked for others.
Our ‘Turn Hopeless Resolutions into Personal Evolution’ online programme and Coaching were designed for time poor busy people looking to make a positive change in their lives.