A productive coaching relationship lies in the questions.

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A question mark on a beach with clouded sky and text of a quote to have a question in your heart when you die. Curiosity and powerful questions make coaching a productive relationship for client and coach. True curiosity automatically provokes questions like with small children’s consistent “Why?” questions. It’s no secret that coaching uses questions to provoke transformation and forward movement. The power lies in both the asking and the answering of a curious question. A new identity… Read more »

Friday Five: 5 Simple Stress Relievers

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BREATH – Breathing deeply allows more oxygen to the body, brain and all the cells of your body. More oxygen is certainly good for better functioning of all the body systems. MEDITATION – It’s been around for ages and seems to be a mainstream thing in todays fast pace life styles. Probably because IT WORKS!… Read more »

Motivated Monday: Stress relief in action

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Taking action is a vital element in reducing stress. Much stress comes from either the past of unfinished tasks and lists or the future anxiety of what might come. Either direction is less stressful when we take action towards it by clearing through and completing even the smallest item. Of course, we must then recognize… Read more »

Theatrical Thursday: Laughter to release stress

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In light of Senior Citizen’s Day and Poet’s Day (according to holidays-and-observances.com) I’ll share a funny writing that was reposted February 13, 1993 in The Chicago Tribune Dear Abby. The piece was sent from a reader who clipped it from a church bulletin – author unknown. Here it is: Old Folks Are Worth A Fortune… Read more »

Wide-Awake Wednesday: Stress Management Focus

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Are you feeling like this week is moving too quickly? It’s already Wednesday! If you feel overwhelmed with your unfinished To-Do-List, try focusing on the task before you by using your whole body and all your senses to bring you into the now moment. Maybe set a short time limit like 10 or 20 minutes with the… Read more »

TUESDAY’S TIP – Master your thoughts, manage your stress

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Quotes from The Secret Whatever is going on in your mind is what you are attracting. We are like magnets – like attracts like, you become and attract what you think. Every thought has a frequency, thoughts send out a magnetic energy. People think about what they don’t want and attract more of the same…. Read more »

23 Scientifically Backed Ways (Plus One) To Reduce Stress Right Now

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Reading this article posted by Kate Morin I found to be my way of reducing stress right now. It worked for me and I wanted to share Kate’s other 23 with you. http://greatist.com/happiness/23-scientifically-backed-ways-reduce-stress-right-now I think I will go kiss someone #22 and talk about sex #15. …Ok, now I’m laughing #7. Let me know which… Read more »

Why would people ever call coaching weird?

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Michael Freeley, a certified life and career coach, calls coaching… “…an active, invigorating process assisting you to reach your potential, challenging and supporting you, seeing what is working well for you and promoting that success so you can achieve miraculous and logical results.” I agree with him and his Huffington Post article: “Life Coaching is… Read more »