What is the vision of your ideal life? Have you have always dreamed of being an entrepreneur, musician, corporate executive, or world traveler? Is something is holding you back from your dreams? That is where a life coach comes in. Athletes have coaches that help them to greatness in sports, and Bellevue life coaches help their clients find success and satisfaction from their lifestyle. However, unlike in sports, life and wellness coaches do not focus on changing behaviors, like correcting a wild throwing arm. According to the International Coach Federation (ICF), they develop their clients' overall strengths and abilities.
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What Is a Bellevue Life Coach?
Life coaches provide the drive and guidance their clients need to improve their careers, relationships, and lives. They help clients to:
- Recognize their skills and dreams
- Refocus their life's goals
- Move past challenges that stand in the way of those goals
A Bellevue life coach may or may not be certified
Choose a life coach that has the level of experience and certifications that make you feel comfortable.
ICF (International Coach Federation) is an internationally recognized coach training company. There are other companies that train coaches. Some are good, and some are not as good. Researching a coach's certifications is important.
How Do I Work With a Bellevue WA Coach?
We try to make the process as easy as possible. When you first contact us, we will send you a welcome kit that explains the basics of life coaching and what you can expect. The first session is a bit longer since we will go over the welcome kit with you. A regular session will range 20-30 minutes.
Through deep listening and insightful questions your coach asks, together you will define your goals and the obstacles that stand in your way. Then you will outline the steps you'll need to take to achieve those goals.
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"Why Would I Need a Bellevue Life Coach?
There are many reasons. For instance, you might consider looking for one if you:
- Need some guidance on moving forward in your career
- Want to learn how to take advantage of your own strengths and talents
- Don't know what to do about a major life decision, such as a move or promotion
- Don't have an acceptable work-life balance
- Have a lot of stress
- Aren't as healthy as you'd like to be