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How To Achieve Your Goals With A Life Coach.

July 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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(ThyBlackMan.comLike most people, we all tend to struggle to find the motivation to get out of bed every morning and push ourselves to get the most from our lives. Whether we are stuck in a dead end job, overweight or unhealthy, or struggling financially, there comes that moment where we must let go of our pride and ask for help. And while many of our friends can provide us some support, it may be wise to seek the guidance of an expert and find a coach who can support us along this journey.

Setting Clear Goals

It’s no secret that setting goals is essential if you want to achieve success. However, where many people can get lost or confused is that they tend to look at how other people have defined their success and emulate them rather than focusing on what makes them happy.

For example, some individuals may find happiness by working a high level job in a Fortune 500 company while others may discover it by being a parent or caretaker. One of the main roles of a life coach is to align with your values and authentic self first and then help you define goals that are true to who you are.

Chunking Your Goals

One of the main reasons so many individuals struggle with accomplishing their goals is because they tend to either get overwhelmed or are not sure exactly where to start. Because people get lost via paralysis by analysis, they never even begin to take action because it feels so daunting that they just go back to their normal routine and give up on trying to breakthrough their old habits or patterns.

By having a life coach who will support you along this process, they can use a technique called chunking which makes the steps more manageable by focusing on one thing at a time. So rather than you feeling burdened by the weight of all of the things that need to be done, your life coach will carry that weight for you so that you can just focus on what needs to happen this week.

Overcoming Fears

A big challenge that people have when it comes to moving their lives forward is when they are confronted with their fears. No doubt that if you want to accomplish something you have never done you are going to be dealing with many of the things you fear.

This is where having a life coach can really be beneficial. Not only will they help you put these fears into perspective, but they can help inspire you to rise up to the challenge and overcome them one at a time.

Enjoy The Process

Another great benefit to having a life coach by your side is that you get to have someone to share the journey with. Just having someone you can talk to along the way will make the entire process more enjoyable so that you don’t have to go it alone. And because many coaches have accomplished many of the things you will be going through, they can draw upon their experience to make your path that much easier.


Staff Writer; Peter Poole

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