Guidance on Group Coaching

Guidance on Group Coaching

I love group coaching; it feels like a natural part of my coaching offering. The first few times felt daunting, but like most things it was the thought of it rather than the doing, and within minutes I settled right in.   I had a head-start with group experience,...

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Trust in Coaching

Trust in Coaching

What does Trust mean to you? How does it show up in your different relationships? I used to think you had to build trust and then I came across the work of Rachel Botsman. She says in every relationship dynamic there is always a Trust Giver and a Trust Receiver.   THE...

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Setting & Maintaining Boundaries

Setting & Maintaining Boundaries

I am a certified holistic relationship coach working with LGBT+ women and our allies, and one topic that shows up for most of my clients is boundaries.   Useful Definitions   Boundaries are needs focused. They relate to your yes, maybe, and no. They are set and upheld...

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Three Surprising Things I Learnt from Being a Coach

Three Surprising Things I Learnt from Being a Coach

Training as a coach in my 50s felt like coming home. Coaching aligned with my life purpose and continues to amaze and delight me daily. I am a relative newbie, having started my business as a Holistic Relationship Coach for LGBT+ women (trans and non-binary inclusive)...

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Five Reasons to Become a Certified + Credentialed Coach

Five Reasons to Become a Certified + Credentialed Coach

Following the launch of the Radiant Coaches: Live Sessions podcast where I interview a certified coach and receive a live coaching session, I have been reflecting on my own decision to become a certified coach.   The coaching industry is not regulated in the way that...

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Coaching with Self-Compassion

Coaching with Self-Compassion

We are surrounded by (what feels like) interchangeable terminology relating to Self. Self-love, Self-care, Self-compassion. And what about self-esteem, self-confidence, self-worth. One thing I know from my research is that definitions vary depending on the author’s...

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Routines & Rituals

Routines & Rituals

Coaching brings us deeper into relationship with ourselves. It provides a safe container in which to accept where we are at and then create possibilities for change. Routines and Rituals are a great way of sustaining those changes.   DEFINITIONS   Both routines and...

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The Power of Journaling

The Power of Journaling

I have kept a journal since I was a teenager, or diary as we used to call it in the 1980s! Diaries were what maiden aunts gifted their nieces and took the form of a pink flowery hardback book with a miniature lock and key. The message was clear, this is an activity...

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Improvisation for Coaches

Improvisation for Coaches

Around 20 years ago I did a course in comedy improvisation. At the time I was running a queer women’s theatre company in London, UK and producing small festivals of plays by new writers. After the course, I started running my own classes and soon we had thirty regular...

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Money Mindset and Me

Money Mindset and Me

My relationship with money is an ongoing journey. When I had my first career coach, four years ago, she asked me to write a letter to Money. I recently found it and here are the edited highlights!   Dear Money, I wish I didn’t need you in my life. I don’t like needing...

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Working with Wellness

Working with Wellness

Practitioners working in the wellness industry should know their personal impact on clients’ wellness. It stands to reason. But sometimes one person’s idea of being reasonable is received as wholly unreasonable by another. I recently experienced discriminatory...

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Coaching Exercises

Coaching Exercises

Pure coaching involves questioning using your intuition, enabling your client to gain clarity on where they’re at, where they want to go, and how they can get there. Although running exercises with your clients arguably isn’t coaching, we are all “multipassionistas”...

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Finding Your Coaching Niche

Finding Your Coaching Niche

Written by Ali Hendry, Education Director (Europe), Radiant Coaches Academy When I started my Radiant Coaches Academy training in 2020, I was exploring my niche. Initially, I didn’t want to limit my options, so I cast my net wide. In time, I realized this was a...

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How to Live Confidently as You Age

How to Live Confidently as You Age

Photo by Barbara Olsen on Pexels   Although society may try to convince us otherwise, getting older isn’t something to be afraid of but rather something to feel proud of. However, even the most confident individuals can feel unnerved as their age increases. Don’t let...

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Leading People: Power and Privilege

Leading People: Power and Privilege

Leadership involves power and privilege. How these are understood plays a large role in growth and healthy development. To define the issue of power even more, French Philosopher and Social Theorist Michel Foucault indicates that all relationships are exhibitions of...

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It’s Okay to Take Care of Yourself

It’s Okay to Take Care of Yourself

“I believe that you are the designer of your life, the author of your reality, the creator of your world. And I would like to empower you to live a life you truly desire." Taking care of yourself is important because it is the key to finding balance both within...

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PAUSE for a Moment of Unconditional Love

PAUSE for a Moment of Unconditional Love

Bren is my name, alchemy is my game. As an instrument of creation, I unfold in this world as a messenger of oneness through community, mediumship, and music. IG @effortlessly.unfolding https://www.alter-native.shop/heal/ "And then it hit me, like a freight train of...

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2 Simple Steps to Shift out of Stress

2 Simple Steps to Shift out of Stress

We know that stress over the long term isn't good for us, but what can we do to shift towards a greater sense of calm?  Read on to find out why your thoughts are a powerful tool and to learn two simple steps to creating calm This article is a guest feature from Dr....

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Profiles of Well-Known Coaches

Profiles of Well-Known Coaches

Some professional coaches have become household names: Tony Robbins, Martha Beck, Tony Gaskins, Danielle LaPorte, and Iyanla Vanzant included. But how did these coaches become famous? By making real differences in the lives of real people. Take a deeper dive into their stories.

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