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Coaching versus Counselling

How is Coaching Different to Counselling?Sometimes I hear coaching and counselling used interchangeably and I think it’s important to understand the difference between these two so as a client, you actually know which is going to be most helpful for you. Let’s start...

Start with a Vision

Want to transform your life, and don't know where to start?   Don't worry, that's normal.  Just Breathe. Creating shifts in a few areas of your life can be overwhelming.  What comes first?  Where do I start? How do I start? When working with clients in...

What is Coaching?

Simply put, coaching is an insightful process led by the coach to support the client in gaining clarity of their issue, exploring underlying obstacles and determining paths to moving forward. The International Coaching Federation, which is the leading accreditation...

Are You a Risk Taker?

When was the last time you took a risk? Did your palms get sweaty?  Did your heart race?   According to Doug Sundheim, and many other experts on the subject, risk is what makes us feel most alive.  Doug asked 100's of people who were nearing the end of their...

Writing Powerful Fitness Goals

What is possible for you in 2015? Are you excited to set fitness goals for the New Year?     Remember to start a new fitness program and get results, you need to complete the 3 Steps to Fitness Success:             I. Determine your fitness baseline (here)  ...

12 Adventuring Lessons

I've had the fortune of seeing Cas & Jonesy's documented trip to Antarctica at the Banff Mountain Film Festival and hear them speak at the lululemon athletica leadership conference last year.  Their stories, courage and friendship will take your breath away and...

Here’s to 2014

"You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own and you know what you know, And you are the one who'll decide where to go." - Dr. Seuss

Values

"Integrity is the foundation upon which all other values are built" - Brian Tracy At leadership conference, we were given 50 values to pick our top 10 from.  If that wasn't hard enough, we then had to narrow it down to our top 5! My top 5 values, in order are: ...

Being

I've recently started reading Practicing the Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle,  which is a practical application for the ideas in the Power of Now and A New Earth.   While I've read both these books previously, the amount of information and intensity of the ideas made it...

Visioning Exercise

How to create a vision for your lifeCreating a vision for your life takes practice.  Some of my clients find the visioning exercise comes naturally and they have no reservations in describing their ideal future lives.  For other clients, visioning is more difficult...

Gracefully Unwell

I often speak to friends and family about being physically unwell or injured and how its a time for reflection, rest and self awareness. Well, I've have a recent opportunity to try to take on my own words of wisdom!  I've been at home sick all week. "Just a...