How a life coach can help you achieve your potential

We all feel lost and unmotivated at some point in our lives. Life coaches aren’t some elusive, omnipotent beings that have the ultimate knowledge. We are therapists that listen intently to your current situation and help you conceptualise how you could become more satisfied with your life.

There are many ways that I can work with people, and it’s all on an individualistic basis. Some people literally have one thing in mind, they want to stop smoking or stop a certain behaviour. Others have become lost in a life absent of any long-term aims or goals, simply seeking new purpose and meaning in their lives.

A life coach should work on an individualistic basis. Everyone requires a different approach.

  • Redefining your life purpose.
  • What are you working towards?
  • What are your long-term goals?
  • What is your life purpose?

A life coach will go beyond listening to just the content of what you are saying, but what you actually want to convey. This helps redefine and reinforce your purpose and keeps you motivated to work towards your goal and develop a clear vision.

What do you want? Where do you want to go? Where do you see yourself in ten years? 

Challenging your limitations and thought patterns by asking the right questions to evoke new levels of thinking, bringing to your attention different perspectives (the bigger picture) and allowing you to conceptualise your future.

Developing a clear vision for your future is vital to anyone who is looking for the ability to take control of their life, their surroundings and provide the best for themselves and their loved ones.

Recognising your unconscious motives

Why is it you do what you do? What are the motives behind your behaviour? Have you got hidden intentions?

The simple answer is that it’s the habits you’ve instilled into your daily routine through repetitive action over long periods of time. The absolute truth is that, we only have theories and concepts of how the mind works, and there are many different perceptions of your motives.

Positive outsider influence

It has many advantages, access to education and having a clear structure within society allows us to function with minimal amounts of stress and anxiety. There is another side to the coin. Could this somehow cause us to become reliant on someone (or something) holding us accountable; a parent, a teacher and later a manager or boss?

An outside influence that is working in the interests of your growth and development, holding you accountable for your actions and ensuring you are working towards your goals. It can be priceless.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author. All articles published on Life Coach Directory are reviewed by our editorial team.

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Written by Stuart Downing, Anxiety Coach
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Stuart is an international professional life and business coach, working in Harley Street, London, Birmingham, Warwickshire and Lanzarote. Stuart has strong expertise in personal relationships, anxiety, self-esteem and confidence issues. Call 07825 -599340 for a no obligation 30 minute consultation

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