Usually when we use the word ‘stress’ we’re referring to so-called ‘bad’ stress or DIStress. But did you know there is a name for good stress? Eustress, pronounced YOU-stress, is a term coined by endocrinologist Hans Selye who studied the impact of stress on the mind and body. Eu comes from the Greek meaning well or good and suggests that there is indeed such a thing as healthy stress.
So, What Is Eustress and Why is it Important?
Well, without eustress we are not equipped to deal with excitement and/or challenge in our lives.
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Summer is a time for relaxing and recharging our batteries. But whether it’s a staycation, a trip to the family cabin on the lake or a trip somewhere exotic our clients often find it difficult to make this transition. And sometimes people put so many expectations on the holidays that they end up disappointed.
Over the summer, most (non-tourism based!) businesses move to a slower pace. We go on vacations, take longer lunches, enjoy longer evenings, long weekends and lazy Sundays – and these all give people an opportunity to slow down, reflect and enjoy life a little more.
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Kacie was so excited she sent me this awesome postcard she created to promote her “Spring Clean Your Life” Teleseminar – using our Spring Clean Your Life Toolpack!
And I was so excited, I wanted to share this inspiring example of a coach, promoting herself, getting out there and creating a Coaching Program/Workshop using Coaching Tools & Exercises.
And who knows? Maybe you’re inspired to attend Kacie’s teleseminar…
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I was writing a teleseminar this week about ‘concretizing’ coaching – finding ways to demonstrate the value and power of coaching in a tangible way. And it reminded me of a turning point in my coaching business several years ago – a coaching program I created that got me 12 clients in 2 weeks. It literally took me ONE day to put it together – the morning to plan and outline it, and the afternoon to create the poster and words. My first new client signed up that very afternoon (my mortgage broker who had stopped in to get Read More…
OK, so I felt excited to write this post after having some great discussions on LinkedIn this week.
LinkedIn really does seem to be the way forward for networking with other coaches, meeting potential clients in a professional context, sharing experiences, lessons learned, great resources and articles and having discussions. So many of us work alone in a home office so these groups are a great place to ‘meet’ like-minded people, ask questions, share ideas and/or best practices and stay inspired about our coaching community!
Here are 10 Great LinkedIn Groups for Coaches:
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Why would anyone pay for a Life Coach? Never be flummoxed by this question again – read the inspiring answer that coach David Frank Gomes gave when he spotted this question on the social media question and answer site Quora.
So, Why would anyone pay for a Life Coach?
How you spend the energy we call money depends on what you value, so I might ask the same question about why anyone would spend money on a TV, as I don’t see the value in having one and have lived without one for almost a decade.
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