Your Return to Work Workshop

LifeForward together with CareerBreak People is running the first in a series of workshops to help individuals address some of the challenges of going back to work after a break. Contact sarah@lifeforward.co.uk or enquiries@careerbreakpeople.co.uk if you would like to find out more.

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Life coaching to get fit – Week 1

Ayla and I met on Monday for our second life coaching session and I was keen to hear how Ayla was feeling one week into her challenge. SMART Goals One of the first things we discussed was Ayla’s goal of losing 30 lbs by 31 December 2016. Since our first meeting, Ayla had been weighed […]

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Life coaching to get fit – Ayla’s video diary

Ayla and I had our first motivational life coaching session yesterday. We have a life coaching session every Monday over the coming weeks to tackle some of the mental barriers to getting fit and eating well. Check out her posts on New Energy Fitness Facebook page, and my life coaching with New Energy Fitness During our first coaching […]

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The first step to change

I gave a talk yesterday entitled “The Psychology of Change”. I shared with the group some of the current theories on human behaviour and how we might seek to address behaviour that is unhelpful or limiting.  This is, I think, a fascinating area to discuss at any level. As a coach, it is essential to […]

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Mindfulness

There is nothing like hot sunshine and cicadas ringing in your ears to practice a bit of mindfulness. Often, preparing for holidays can seem such hard work that we (almost) think we should not bother. But a good holiday is therapeutic. We have time to pause, take time out, change our routine, and reflect. For […]

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The primary reason to have a coach

I have just come across a quote in this month’s Runner’s World magazine. “The primary reason to have a coach is to have someone who can look at you and say ‘Man, you’re looking’ good today.’” (Jack Daniels – physiologist and coach) If you have never tried coaching before, whether life coaching, executive coaching or […]

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A change of reading

I am very excited – finally my “free” copy of Runner’s World has arrived and as I flip through the pages, there are such good snippets in it that I need to share a few of them. Apparently, a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that a moderately high […]

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