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Changing the Storyline to Change the Ending

Shirene Gentry, M.A. Stories. Drama.  Defining moments.  We love the storylines that catch our senses, capture our hearts, and captivate our minds to the point that we “can’t put it down.” You have a story. I have a story. Your clients have a story. As a life coach, your clients … Continue reading

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Letting Go of My Dreams

Julie Woodley, M.A.   That night God spoke to Israel in a vision: “Jacob, Jacob!” He said. And Jacob replied, “Here I am.” (Genesis 46:3)                            Webster’s definition of dreams: “a series of thoughts, visions, or feelings that … Continue reading

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Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. When a person is depressed, there are emotional roots of anger, fear, and guilt that anchor depression into a person’s thinking.  These roots must be uncovered, understood, and addressed in a positive, healing way.  This is not a quick process.  It requires time, patience, and no small … Continue reading

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Weekend Reads: The Digital Invasion

The Digital Invasion: How Technology is Shaping You and Your Relationships It is a digital world.   You coach in a digital world.   When coaching parents, adults, students, or children consider what you need to know. TMOT (i.e. “trust me on this” in texting lingo), the way people communicate … Continue reading

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Four Key Elements To Discovering Your Purpose

Lisa Murray, M.A. Four Key Elements To Discovering Your Purpose And how to make the days ahead the most meaningful ever Delores had always been a vibrant, passionate woman.  She had been active in her church, taught Bible studies for more years than she could remember, and routinely invested herself … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of Your Life

Elizabeth Hixson The scene is being set by the music.Tension fills the air as disturbing musical notes crescendo. Fear begins to swell in the minds of the movie watchers. It is hard to watch. It is even harder to listen. The music’s soundtrack takes over.   What is Heard Consider … Continue reading

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Coaching Clients and 5 Core Needs

  “Who can I trust?” “Who am I?” “Who wants me?” “Why am I alive?” “What do I do well?”   Dr. Kathy Koch, founder of Celebrate Kids and author of 8 Great Smarts, developed the questions above to help people discover their 5 core needs. Dr. Koch “…believes all … Continue reading

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What’s Your Coaching Niche?

Are you looking to determine your coaching area of expertise – your niche?  Or perhaps you are simply interested to expand your coaching toolbox with training in an area of coaching. Either way, the ICCA blog empowers you to expand your coaching horizons by highlighting valuable professional life coaching courses … Continue reading

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Clues to Cracking the Passion Code

  Your client seems excited. Her enthusiasm exudes from the tone of her voice and the smile on her face. She speaks faster. She is speaks of a children’s home downtown she heard about a few months ago.  You notice this topic brings out a level of energy in her … Continue reading

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Collecting Tears: The Blessing of the Hard Times in Life

It’s hard that life is hard. Sometimes it means tears fill our eyes. Burdens we carry.   Whether you are a called a coach, counselor, friend, spouse, employee, student, daughter, son, mom, or dad, you have faced hard times. Maybe really hard times.  Perhaps you are facing them now. You … Continue reading

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