How often do you make time for yourself, reconnecting with yourself and renew your mind, body and spirit? As coaches we give a lot of ourselves to others, supporting clients to make positive changes to their lives, achieve success and enhance their wellbeing.
“Even though we’re working with very serious things, it’s a joyful, playful space to work and very powerful” I was delighted to be invited to start off the Association for Coaches podcast series Let's Make Coaching Creative' led by Maxi
Coaching for climate change is where coaching support is brought to the subject of climate change. Clients bring their concerns, aims and aspirations around how they want to respond to climate change and the wider environmental and ecological issues.
In this blog I want to explore what developing a sustainable art-based practice may mean and offer some practical links to help with materials. For me being sustainable is working out how to tread softly on our planet, such that my footprint does as little harm as possible.
These last few years has seen a growth in coaches working with climate change. Our environment is an immediate and urgent issue with temperatures rising, our land and seas being swamped with plastic, the loss of habitat and many species of plants, insects and animals on the brink of extinction.
I have been shocked and saddened by what has been and continues to unfold in Ukraine. I have felt guilt, powerlessness and a numbness.
In my previous blog ‘Is trauma present? The survival self in coaching’ I introduced Franz Rupert’s way of conceptualising trauma through the metaphor of the split psyche. Ruppert says that as a person experiences trauma their psyche starts to split into three - the trauma self, the survival self and the healthy
When things get complicated and troublesome it can not only be difficult to articulate what we are experiencing but we can also become disconnected from our emotions and keep carrying on regardless; regardless of the effect it is having on our well-being.
Self-regulation is a term used to describe the ability to control one’s impulses, including the ability to soothe and calm the body’s responses to stress. Being able to self-regulate is also part of being emotionally intelligent in life and work; enabling us to respond to a situation appropriately as it is in the pres
In my blog ‘Is trauma present? The survival self in coaching’ I explored why it is important to be able to recognise when the survival self* is present in the coaching sp