Their Words, My Gratitude

Professionally speaking, there is no better feeling than getting positive feedback. Not saying that money in the bank is not super rewarding, however knowing that you delivered and that your work had a positive impact on the people you aimed to help is like protein for the soul. If coaching is about helping people, well…Continue reading “Their Words, My Gratitude”

The Bestie Selfie

Self-care, or lack thereof, has been a common topic in my coaching sessions. Frequent but not limited to women, the idea of tending to our own needs seems to be associated to a mix of guilt and shame, as if we were not meant to be included as recipients of our own time and attention.Continue reading “The Bestie Selfie”

A Take on Mistakes

The other day I was coaching someone who was clearly overwhelmed. She mentioned being afraid and I asked her if she could describe that fear. She said, “I fear making mistakes. I have to be perfect.” I carried that sentence after the session and thought about not only the huge weight she was carrying, butContinue reading “A Take on Mistakes”

Coaching – The Good and The Misconception

I heard about life coaching some years ago, and I must admit, I wasn’t impressed with the little information I had. I actually developed a slightly negative impression towards coaching, a stereotype I created in my mind, based on ignorance and limited exposure to the subject. As a fan who benefited from therapy for myContinue reading “Coaching – The Good and The Misconception”