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Life Coaching

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker Teach Valuable Lesson on Coaching at Doral

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Seems like a scary proposition for most people to confront one of the world's best golfers about his putting stroke. But it's proof of what professional athletes have known for years: the great ones are coachable.

An Unexpected Pregnancy Led To My Best Decision

Meg Buck | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Meg Buck

Sometimes, I look at my youngest son and thank him for joining us when he did. He was quite a surprise, and he altered the direction of our lives. I'll never stop being grateful to him for it.

The Loaded Goal

Michael Neill | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The loaded goal is that goal that seems to be your most important and longest-standing one -- it's the one that "for some reason, I don't seem to be able to make any real progress on," and "this year, I'm finally going to handle."

Traveling With Children

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Lisa Haisha

I have traveled to more than 50 countries in the past 20 years, a point of pride that came from choosing an alternative lifestyle -- one of independence, freedom, and risk. Having my daughter, Ava, four years ago began a transformation of my identity, and with it, anxiety.

10 Ways to Know If Your Career Dreams Are Realistic

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Most women and girls are profoundly held back by their inner critics -- but they often don't know it and they certainly haven't been given the tools to do anything about it.

Why Not a Leisure Mentor or Coach?

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Gini Graham Scott

But what I missed in all this searching for leisure professionals is doing leisure mentoring, coaching, or consulting for people who simply want to have fun and want some guidance in how to make the most of their leisure time -- and where to get these leisure experiences.

Do You 'Have It All' and Still Have Something Missing?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

There seems to be a quest is toward a seemingly-impossible dream, and the journey is exhaustive. Even when all seems to be in order on the outside, there remains a longing and an unsatisfied yearning for an unidentified quality that will comfort, connect and center a person.

Teach Your Parents Well

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

It's easy to accept this about our parents when it comes to technology, but we have a much harder time accepting it when it comes to emotional issues. On some level, we still think of our parents like gods.

The Ultimate Psychotherapy

Michael Neill | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

"In many ways," said Robert, "the ultimate psychotherapy is simply to relax about things." While it was just a passing comment, the reason it has been humming along inside my mind ever since is that it so directly mirrors the experience I have with my own clients.

The Fastest Way To A Quiet Mind

Michael Neill | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The fastest way to a quiet mind is not a particular practice, whether spiritual or secular; it is simply to realize the nature of mind itself.

The Upside Of Rejection

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

Rejection tends to turn us inward in a negative way -- causing us to feel unworthy, flawed, not good enough, unlovable, frustrated, confused, angry, sad, etc. -- which can get us painfully bogged down in paralyzing self criticism.

From Gypsy Girl to Grounded Yogi

Lauren Zander | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

I recently got this letter and thought it would be valuable to share my response with everybody. It's applicable to anything you are avoiding hunkering down on.

Coaching Is for Winners!

Christine Sachs | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

As a profession, life coaching has some branding challenges. To the general population, coaching seems to be a vague, shadowy thing that people with lots of money and lots of time do to feel better about themselves.

The Science Of Happiness

Meghan Keener | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Meghan Keener

The field of positive psychology operates from the premise that we ought to acknowledge both the light and the dark sides of life. It focuses on positive elements of life such as character strengths, positive emotion, resilience, purpose, positive relationships, and creative achievement.

Ditch the Resolutions and Create Real Change That Lasts!

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Many resolutions are just a wish and a dream (which is a great place to start), but they lack the long-term planning and vision to carry them out to success. So, why not ditch the "r" word all together and commit to real change that will last?

Get A Jump Start On January: 10 Steps To Your Best Year Yet

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Getting on the right path before the ball drops takes nothing more than a pen, paper and 30 minutes of quiet time.

Want to Jumpstart Your Life?

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With the holidays here, I find it a great time to reflect on what I have achieved and to see how far I've come. It is also a great time to take a look at what I need to develop and to create new goals for 2013.

End The Year With A Bang! 5 Easy Steps

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

This practice is about mental and spiritual mastery, or controlling your thoughts in order to be effective and confident. Whatever is blocking you or weighing on you now is the same that will impede your path in the new year. So please, take some time to do this writing exercise.

How To Live Your Dreams ... Even If You Didn't Win The Lottery

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As someone who listens to people for a living, I am often waiting to hear small truths in statements that could be written off as pipe dreams. In every big dream that is dependent on the lottery, there are little ones that need expressing right now.

City of Lonely Angels

Lisa Haisha | Posted 02.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Haisha

What can you do if you're lonely in Los Angeles during the holiday season? You should shift your focus off your own loneliness by volunteering your time to help others.

How A Life Coach Helped Me Double My Salary

Deborah Gaines | Posted 01.27.2013 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

I have a life coach. Among people I know, this is about as embarrassing as saying, "my nine-year-old isn't toilet trained" or "I have an STD," so you may be wondering why I am coming out with it.

Election Hangover

Meredith Haberfeld | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Meredith Haberfeld

It's so easy for all of us to fall into an, "I'll get to it" paradigm, until the moment is upon us... even when we know better.

Let Your 'Authentic Soul' Shine: How To Embrace The True You

Lisa Haisha | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

In contrast, when you're letting your authentic soul shine, you have the love and energy to offer emotional nourishment to those you come in contact with. Your authentic soul is a peacemaker. It seeks nirvana, lives in the moment, and believes that something far bigger than itself exists.

Under Any Circumstances: A Lesson From Sandy

Christine Sachs | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

As things begin to normalize in the Northeast and we begin to reassemble our lives, here's the realization that I came to: life happens. Life is going to turn out how it does. It's who I'm being that makes the difference.

Is The Glass Half Empty Or Half Full? The Power Of Perspective

Jean Grossman | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Jean Grossman

Everything in our lives can be bad or good depending on the perspective with which we view it. How are you viewing your life? And how could you look on the bright side?