I undertook some time ago to speak more about my mental
health simply to help de-stigmatise the subject and encourage others to be more
open about mental health issues. Inspired
by Sam Ortyl, I’m now following through on this. This is a post on how my relationship with
uncertainty drives my anxiety and how understanding a model of social threat
has helped me.
I recently stumbled across an article in ‘Project’ magazine (Issue
298, spring 2019, p. 28-33) entitled ‘Walking in Fog’...
‘Flying is easy; it’s take-off and landing that are
I’ve been an
ICF-registered mentor-coach for 4 years, supporting other coaches to gain their
ICF credentials. I’ve noticed some
common patterns in the recorded sessions I critique and I share my observations
here to help new coaches improve.
With reference to the flying quote, one way to consider a
coaching session is in 3 phases: take-off, in-flight, and landing. Let’s look at each of these.
During a coaching session yesterday,
I was asked what I thought coaching was. The session was recorded (with mutual
consent) and the client transcribed my answer and emailed it back to me later.
I share it here as it feels appropriate.
For context my coaching style is 'Transpersonal': working with the client's
values, energy, vitality and spirit in an intuitive way. I coach for business,
career, wellness and cancer and I'm drawn to coaching with the client's shadow
side, which I've previou...
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