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Why Get A Life Coach

They will use tools and techniques to help you discover your true potential which may lie deep within you and illuminate your paths of possibilities

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Leonardo DiCaprio has one
Bill clinton has one
Mettalica has one
Serena williams has one
You should too!

 
"Part consultant, part motivational speaker, part therapist and part rent-a-friend, coaches work with managers, entrepreneurs, and just plain folks, helping them define and achieve their goals - career, personal, or most often, both."- Newsweek
 
The existence of strife is not a prerequisite.
Life Coaching is profoundly different from consulting, mentoring, therapy, or counseling. Your life coach will help you addresses specific personal projects, business successes, general conditions and transitions in your personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now. It is all about "the now".
 
For example: What is happening for you right now? What are you experiencing? And what do you want to change? Perhaps you are not sure what fulfills you and would like help to find out what this means to you.
 
Not diving into the past to rectify deep seated issues, but subtly make shifts in your cognition to help you be more productive and the best version of yourself.
 
It is markedly different from therapy which peels away layers of the past to help unearth the pathology of your predicament. There is no dependence on a coach because they are not supposed to become crutches. They are enablers. They help you by shining a light on your innate
 ability to discover what your obstacles or challenges might be, and choosing a course of action to make your life be what you want it to be.
 
A coach is not there to fix your problems, tell you what to do, or provide an advice, in fact, they work on the premise that deep down you have the ability to solve any challenges you have and already hold the answers you are seeking. They will use tools and techniques to help you discover your true potential which may lie deep within you and illuminate your paths of possibilities.
 
They create a support system to enable your journey of self exploration and be the best version of yourself.
 
Another aspect is helping you align and live by your values. These are the principles that you hold as part of your life - when we feel we are not achieving or an aspect of life is not working as we wish it to - it could be because you are not staying true to your values. There is dissonance. Dissonance can cause havoc. When we fall prey to the voices outside of our head and forget our personal ideals. The "What will people say" predicament. Or our allegiance towards conditioning is our biggest enemy. To some extent coaching helps us question those beliefs and values that don't align with us any more.
 
If there is a gap between where you are now and where you want to be, then there is room for life coaching. Why struggle on your own when you can get what you want out of life in a fraction of the time with the structure, support, and tools of a skilled life coach?
 
Who hires a life coach and why?
 "People hire a life coach because
o    They want more.
o    They want to grow.
o    They want it easier.
   
It's as simple as that. Life coaches help a client get all three. Quickly."