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The 4 Phases of Mentoring Relationships, Explained for Students in Life Coach Training

The bond between a client and a life coach can be viewed as a type of mentoring relationship. Mentorship is defined as a connection developed between two people with the goal of achieving professional and personal development (Mindtools, 2020). Under this definition, the life coach serves as the...
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How Life Coaching School can Help Your Clients Overcome Rejection

Life coaches help others lead lives that are satisfying and fulfilling. This means being able to weather life’s challenges and unpleasant feelings, including rejection. When helping clients to live their lives to their full potential, rejection is likely to be a part of their process as they set...
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Using Your Life Coach Training to Help Recent Graduates and Young Professionals

As today’s recent graduates and young professionals set out to build their careers in today’s competitive job market, they face a number of challenges. Many suggest, for example, that universities aren’t doing enough to prepare graduates today with the skills they need to secure steady and...
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Why Are New Year’s Resolutions so Hard to Keep? What You Need to Know When You Become a Life Coach

No matter what the goal, making changes in life can be challenging, particularly when they relate to a career change or long-term habits. These aren’t choices that can simply be made once and forgotten, but commitments that need to be maintained over time. New Year’s resolutions are not always...
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Rhodes Wellness College Partner Spotlight: Grace Mansion

In her role as Chaplain of Grace Mansion, a sober residence in Vancouver, Vienne Chan looks for creativity in incoming practicum students. “We love people who can think outside the box about how to engage people,” she says (Chan, 2018). Engaging people is what Grace Mansion does best, empowering...
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How Graduates of Life Coach School Can Help Clients Tackle Their Fear of Change

Derived from ‘meta’, the Greek word for ‘change’, the term ‘metathesiophobia’ describes a common condition (Bozman, 2007). The fear of change is pervasive across all walks of life, and has been associated with a basic human aversion to uncertainty (Copeland, 2018). In many cases, this...
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Teaching Clients About Intrinsic Motivation After Certified Life Coach Training

In a 1975 experiment, psychologist Edward Deci found that university students who were paid to do an interesting puzzle devoted less free time and interest to the task than their unpaid peers did. The experiment, which has since been replicated and adapted to the workplace, was an early exploration...
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Life Coach Career Insight: 3 Reasons Clients Choose to See a Life Coach

Life coaching has grown in popularity over the last several years—and with good reason: It works. Studies have shown that businesses that provide their employees with life coaching services generally see a 7x return on investment (Symonds, 2011). Some companies even report seeing a return on...
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Returning to Learning for Older Adults: 3 Empowering Strategies to Use in Your Certified Life Coach Training

Deciding to return to school after many years away can feel both nerve-racking and exciting. However, whether you’re yearning for a career change or want to enhance your current path by taking life coach training, learning as an adult can also be an empowering and glorifying experience. Lisa...
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Transforming Anger in Life Coach Training

Anger is one of our most powerful emotions. Unexpressed, it can cause adverse effects to our health, such as migraines, ulcers, high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, and depression. Expressed violently, it can cause serious damage to relationships, friendships, career, and even our lives. How can...
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