Reflective Journaling Exercise For Stress Release & Authentic Well-Being | By Guest Author Lynda Monk

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This reflective journaling exercise will put you in touch with what you want and need and give you a sense of replenishment, stress release and authentic well-being.

Simply follow the simple steps below for your Reflective Journaling Exercise experience: Book a ½ hour into your schedule. Call it “Time for Self-Reflection” (book this activity in and it is more likely to happen). Prepare for this self-care/self-reflection date by deciding where you will take it (at home, during a break at work, at a café, on a bench in a park…) and get your supplies ready. You will need your Read More…

Coaching Tools 101: Life Vision Exercise Ideas for Visioning and Life Planning!

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Coaching Tools and 7 Other Life Vision Exercise Ideas!

I get a lot of questions from coaches who want to help their clients with life planning or life visioning. Often people – and their coaches – are looking for a catch-all tool, workbook, visualisation or some other technique to help their clients.

The thing is, there are endless life vision exercises and ways to come up with a life plan. Maybe that’s why we sometimes feel overwhelmed and need help.

First, let’s get clear about why people might want a life vision:

Well, if you don’t know what you Read More…

Use Affirmative Writing To Get Clients Unstuck And Connected To Their Goals | by Guest Author Lynda Monk

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Whether you’re a coach, counselor, therapist or social worker, affirmative writing is a great exercise to offer your clients who are making changes and attempting to bridge the gap from where they are to where they want to be. And it’s also a great journaling exercise for your own self-care and visioning.

Affirmative writing is where we write to bridge the gap between our current reality and our desired outcome, whether it’s events, goals, feelings, situations or something else. We write as if these things are already so – including our feeling state. Tip: Feelings are the magnet when it Read More…