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Are You Really Listening to Your Clients?

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You’ve probably been there. You are pouring your heart out to another person, expressing your most vulnerable thoughts and emotions, and it’s clear to you that they aren’t really listening. They are simply waiting for you to finish so they can speak their mind or share their thoughts. The entire time you’ve been talking they have been in their head, …

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How To Set Healthy Boundaries With Clients

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When you work with clients in a heart-centered industry like coaching, it can be easy to slip into a pattern of giving, and often at your own expense. Coaches and others who work for themselves can sometimes struggle with setting healthy boundaries with their clients. Boundaries can sound like a negative, but the fact is that having strong boundaries can …

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The Art of Giving and Receiving Compliments

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When was the last time you received a compliment? How did it make you feel? Compliments are interesting things. For some, they are positive affirmations of the beauty they see within themselves. For others, compliments are embarrassing and sometimes even painful to hear. Whatever the reaction, the ability to graciously give and receive compliments has great power to positively impact …

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Why Life Coaching Programs Aren’t Just for Coaches

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The job of a life coach is to help clients improve their skills so they can be better in their careers, relationships and lives. A life coach believes in a client’s ability to make positive changes and holds them accountable to the vision that they have created for themselves. It’s certainly a rewarding career for professionals who want to help …

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20 Self-Care Practices to Boost Your Mood

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Self-care is quite the buzzword these days. If you spend any time on social media, you are likely bombarded by images of “self-care” – all perfect-looking, orchestrated images of bubble baths and beautifully illustrated journals. These kinds of pictures can make us feel like self-care has to be absolutely perfect to be effective or even worthwhile. The good news is …

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Start Your Life Coaching Career in 2019

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Are you ready to take on a new challenge in 2019? Do you want to help people create positive momentum forward in their lives? Are you excited by the idea of being an ally in someone’s journey toward a more compelling and fulfilling life? Consider becoming a life or spiritual coach this year! This field is not only growing steadily, …