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Life Coaching For Dummies®, Portable Edition

Life Coaching For Dummies®, Portable Edition

Jeni Purdie

ISBN: 978-1-119-94558-1

Apr 2012

282 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Learn to:

  • Pinpoint your aspirations and ambitions
  • Develop your career and realise your financial goals
  • Improve your relationships and achieve general well-being
  • Empower yourself to make life-changing decisions with confidence

Be inspired, take control and unleash your full potential

Life coaching uses a range of practical techniques to help you assess your current situation and choose the best path for you. This hands-on guide takes you through the process of making change and shows you how to make healthy and rewarding choices every step of the way. So follow your aspirations and learn to flourish in all aspects of your personal and professional life.

  • Plan the route – focus on your aspirations and lay the groundwork for change
  • Start your coaching journey – unwrap your motivation, explore your options and create an action plan
  • Focus on key areas of your life – make steps to transform your professional life, improve your relationships or simply work on your day-to-day wellbeing
  • Coach yourself to happiness – learn how to attract the life you want and generate a positive outlook
  • Achieve harmony – create the right lifestyle balance for you and take the pain out of making difficult decisions

Open the book and find:

  • How to be your own life coach
  • Ways to live in the present and plan for the future
  • How to protect your physical and emotional well-being
  • Tips on making life-changing decisions
  • Techniques for planning effective action
  • How to maintain your motivation
  • Ways to overcome common coaching hurdles
Introduction 1

Part I: The Basics of Life Coaching 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Life Coaching 9

Chapter 2: Preparing for Coaching 27

Part II: Your Life Coaching Journey 39

Chapter 3: Becoming Your Best Self 41

Chapter 4: Choosing Your Beliefs 57

Chapter 5: Stocking Up on Powerful Questions 71

Chapter 6: Taking Stock of Now 81

Chapter 7: Planning Effective Action 97

Part III: Focusing on the Elements of Your Life 111

Chapter 8: Career and Work 113

Chapter 9: Money, Wealth and Abundance 131

Chapter 10: Physical, Mental and Emotional Well-being 143

Chapter 11: Developing and Growing 159

Part IV: Working with the Themes of Coaching 169

Chapter 12: Attracting the Life You Want 171

Chapter 13: Coaching Yourself to Happiness 181

Chapter 14: Tackling Common Blocks 195

Part V: Creating a Harmonious Whole Life 207

Chapter 15: Achieving Balance 209

Chapter 16: Making a Life-Changing Decision 227

Part VI: The Part of Tens 243

Chapter 17: Ten Questions to Keep Your Life on Track 245

Chapter 18: Ten Daily Balancing Acts 251

Index 257