I have been working on defining my personal offerings and “gift” for a year now. I’ve been doing this without focus and without a framework. And I’ve been doing it all wrong. I have been collecting ideas from the outside… looking at what other people with my credentials are doing. Or looking at “celebrities” in my field and trying to emulate what they may be offering to attract clients. I have been seeking the answers in the wrong places. The answers are never out there. They exist within us. Continue reading
3 Things I wish clients knew about the work I do
I love accompanying people on their journey to making lifestyle changes. I love seeing the potential in my clients when they don’t always see it themselves. I love that coaching others helps me in my own life, to be better, to change perspective and to value the preciousness of life. We all have the right to live a fulfilling life and sometimes we forget that. My role as a Wellness Coach is to partner with my clients and guide them in their pursuit of transformation (if you have never heard of a wellness coach check out this article). Sometimes a client wants to lose weight, other times its a mama who is trying to re-invent herself as a stay at home parent, and most times its people wanting to feel purpose in their life. In all cases though, clients want to be doing or feeling differently than they do when they begin working with me. I’ve noticed that there are a few assumptions that people may have when deciding to work with a coach and these assumptions can set people up for unnecessary failure.