Life Coach

Is Your People-Pleasing Habit Holding You Back?

Jen Smith | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Smith

It is possible to have a balance between our own needs and the needs of others. It isn't about being selfish, but about taking care of your own needs as well and having healthy, mutually respectful relationships.

Saying Goodbye to Fred...

Jeff Brazier | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

In my own personal experiences as a coach, changing the perception or story of the situation which creates the anxiety can be very effective. So often we forget where the anxiety came from in the first place.

Burnout: 21st Century Curse or Blessing?

Jayne Morris | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Behind every burnout there is a story of overwork and overwhelm, which is why it is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions and affecting people of all ages and professions.

Is SEO Something Start Ups Really Need?

Erica Sosna | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech
Erica Sosna

Search Engine Optimisation works to help would be customers find your site by 'tagging' your site with the topics, search criteria and words they are likely to use to describe their need.

Three Simple Steps to Upgrade Your Relationship!

Jeff Brazier | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

Oh how we love to judge! Is it not good to give our love some home truths in the form of some advice or most commonly some harsh criticisms? The majority of anything said from one partner to another would go in one ear and out the other, no matter how much sense it makes to you, it's not their perspective therefore 90% of it goes by the wayside.

Being Grateful for What You Have This Christmas - How to Avoid the Post Christmas Emotional Crash

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

I've experienced some really shitty moments in my own life, and it's this time of year where I'm usually reminded - not because of any specific event that occurred during this festive period, but because of the over indulgence that usually happens within the following weeks.

Four Steps to Reduce Stress In 2015 - How to Reduce Stress

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Create some healthy habits, this can include many things but overall is covered in one area - Fitness. Exercise not only improves physical confidence but it also helps your brain work more efficiently and process information faster.

How Much Can You Change in a Week?

Jeff Brazier | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

It's so important for parents, especially single parents, to have a strong and reliable support network around them, you can go through months without 'needing a friend' but when you do it's so reassuring to know that those positive role models are there waiting in the wings to come and be wonderful influence on the boys.

How to Become the Person You Want Without Having to Try

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Over the last few years I've seen the fear or failure on the increase, with many opting for the security, unhappy, unfulfilled, hidden within an underpaid job, rather than branching out and living the life they desire and deserve - with more or less financial abundance, but a lot less happiness.

Why You Probably Don't Need a Life Coach

Michael Heppell | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Heppell

There are amazing, authentic, experienced and professional coaches out there; find the right one and they'll help you to change your life. But choose carefully - your coach could be closer than you think..

Uncovering Your Motivation

Erica Sosna | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Sosna

I really love to explore the different kinds of motivations that we all have for our choices in life. Many clients tell me that they have never thought about what the reasoning is behind the choices that they make in life, assuming that most people are motivated by the same things.

Six Catalysts That Increase Stress Levels

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Stress is highly personal and something that can be attributed to one or more factors. It's these factors that can bring about stress in varying speeds, environments and locations. The following six catalysts are considered to be the most common, and can be attributed to the main causes of stress.

How to Manipulate Your Body to Reduce Stress - Wall Street Stress Essentials

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

If you're struggling with the management of stress then the following three sub-sections will assist in the speedy management and control of stress. However before jumping in it's important to understand that stress isn't anything secretive but simply behaviour adopted as a result of a number of external events that have caused a reaction based on your values and beliefs.

Five Quick Things to Do When You're Feeling Stressed

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

This is probably one of the hardest articles that I've written, simply because stress is highly personable and there are so many different external factors that can influence the stress-state; however with this being said, when in that state there are some quick and easy things that you can do.

i-Stress - How Technology Can Reduce/ Increase Stress Levels

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

When you think about communication, we think about how quickly and able we are to communicate with people no matter the time of day or where we are geographically, although it has benefits at times it can cause the attitude of being reachable even when off-the-clock.

The Importance of Finding an Escapism

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

What is escapism? Escapism is a place where you can allow the stresses and tensions of your everyday life flow away and put your mind at thoughtful rest. It can be anything that alters your state and allows you to put your thoughts back in to a rational ordering.

Why Many Therapists, Coaches, and Motivators Wouldn't Inspire the Thirsty to Drink Water

Steve Miller | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Don't get me wrong there are many out there that can support you to achieve your goals, but be very sensitive to the clap trap that is often spouted without substance. If you are looking for support then consider the following...

Three Reasons Why Celebrities Don't Need a Therapist They Need a Reality Check - Essex Rags to Riches

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

As a therapist that deals with celebrities I'm fully aware of the added pressure that they encounter as part of their fame, whether impromptu marriages to all night orgies; fame isn't a reason to act beyond the normalities of everyday life, but a fantastic opportunity to better it.

4 Reasons Why Stress Can Be Good for You (In Moderation)

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Stress in our modern culture is deemed to be negative; something that only the weak have and the reason for mass depressive illnesses - but what isn't understood or factored is that stress if controlled and managed correctly can improve the quality of your life.

Three Reasons Why Hypnosis Doesn't Work For Weight Loss

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

I specialise in nutrition, fitness and wellbeing and my no-nonsense approach to therapy means my concepts behind change can sometimes be controversial. I-practise-what-I-preach and I'm a strong advocate for those who follow their own advice, but I'm frustrated... especially when it comes to hypnotherapy and weight loss.

Why Sober Cheerleading Works (And Why I'm Gutted That it Does)

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

I make no secret of the fact that I don't like addiction counsellors. The methods they work from are totally outdated. They are obsessed with dragging up the past instead of focusing on the present... most of all I dislike them because an addiction counsellor is a role undertaken by people who leave Rehab and don't know what to do with their lives.

How To Grow Your Business

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

Starting a business today is far tougher than a few years ago, not only do you have to know your business, you have to know how to market your business within your budget in a world where companies are spending tens of thousands on marketing and branding.

Thinspiration: Inspirational or Depressing?

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

There has been a lot of talk about "Thinspiration" since the Professor Green comment about his wife Millie Mackintosh and although the couple have gone on record to say it was a joke taken out of context, it made me question is the concept of "Thinspiration" inspiring or detrimental to our psyche?

Beating Stress: How To Cope With Feeling Overwhelmed

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

It is important to learn to say "no" when you feel overwhelmed and to do so without feeling any guilt. This goes in tangent with taking time out for yourself and learning to delegate. If you accept less responsibility and allow others to keep personal responsibility for tasks that inevitably would lie with them anyway then your load will be lighter.

Life Coach Lessons From a Puppy

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

As I discussed in my podcast life is so much easier and straightforward when you don't take things personally, but I thought I would share with you the story of how modelling my dog's behaviour led to my latest ponderings and how really he should be the author of today's post.