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Are You Self-Sabotaging?

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Is there something in your life that you want but never seem to be able to reach? So often, we like to blame outside forces like our financial circumstances, our parents, spouses, and bosses or even just bad luck for our lack of success. If you take a closer look, more often, we are the reason why we are not …

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40 Affirmations for Daily Life

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Our thoughts can be more than just a passing commentary on the things that happen in our daily lives. Thoughts have a lot of power and can profoundly impact our mindset. Positive thoughts can improve your mindset, making you happier, healthier and more successful. Negative thoughts can hold you back, keep you stuck and prevent you from achieving your goals. …

Lauren Sullivan, MCC, CSC, Certified Mentor Coach, Certified Coach Supervisor

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Sullivan

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Lauren Sullivan, MCC, CSC, Certified Mentor Coach, Certified Coach Supervisor I discovered the wonderful world of coaching in 1999 while working for a major Silicon Valley technology company. I was on a medical leave of absence at the time, brought on by an incredibly stressful chapter of my life dealing with my now ex-husband’s crystal meth addiction. It had been …

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What Does a Life Coach Do?

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A new year is just around the corner. For many people, this is a time of self-reflection. They look at their goals and accomplishments, obstacles and setbacks, highs and lows to evaluate where they can grow in the year to come. Whether you “believe” in new year resolutions or not, it’s natural to use the start of a new year …