Why I am a Coach

Why I’m a Coach

Why I am a CoachWhy did I become a Coach and create Coaching for Aspirations? I have been asked this a lot. It’s simple really, I want you to be able to live the life that is right for you. To be the master or mistress of your own destiny. I believe despite the constraints that life seems to put in our way, we can each find a path that enables us to live in a manner that brings each one of us to our own best version of health, happiness, financial freedom and inner peace.

I feel that one of my strengths is helping people to slow down so that they can speed up and to cut away the “noise” in their life. This is where transformation starts to happen. It’s where we start to listen to our inner guidance and notice the meaningful coincidences that occur in life, sent to guide us as we journey through it. It’s easy to miss these seemingly insignificant signposts when we are busy, stuck in the proverbial hamster wheel of life, running flat out yet keeping still & sweating the small stuff.

These past months have been difficult, many of us have taken stock of what is and what isn’t working in our lives. And, although the reason our lives are being disrupted are far from good, I believe that it does give us a massive opportunity to re-engineer them for the better. Sadly, this usually only happens at times of personal crisis like illness, losing a job or relationship breakdown which abruptly jolt us out of autopilot and into a place of reflection.

Many of my clients have found themselves taking stock of their life, career, or relationships at this time. Maybe you have too? It’s because we finally have the space to think about these things. We can hear our “inner guidance system” urging us to make changes and this throws up unfamiliar thoughts and feelings which can feel overwhelming and even frightening. We are not used to hearing them and are often uncertain of how to process them let alone know how to go about implementing the changes we feel we want to make. We find many reasons why the change really isn’t possible for us right now, yet still we feel we should make the change. This is an extremely uncomfortable place to be.

As a coach I help my clients make sense of these things. I use my proven 5-step process which is designed to give clarity and open up choice. It provides an independent check on my client’s thinking which in turn gives them the confidence that the decisions they make are well-informed and are right for them and their family. Together we build a strategy and a road map to get them to their new destination set in the context of their existing life. It is full of all the small things that will make big differences to how they feel right now and how they would like to live their life in the future. But most of all my clients love the support and accountability that they get from me, without which they tell me that change would not be possible – they would struggle to implement their plan. As their coach I am with them each step of the way. This process is amazing because it delivers the transformations my clients seek simply and effectively. Seeing my clients so happy and living a life that suits them better is why I love my job so much. And that’s why I’m a Coach.

If you feel that you are at a point in your life where something needs to change, don’t struggle on alone, I’m here to help. Click on the link to send me an email to schedule an informal chat about how you could change things for the better in your life  info@coachingforaspirations.com



The journey of discovering how to blog ….


Today is the day that I take what feels like a massive step in writing my first blog post for my website. I have been recommended to try some special software – as it will make writing it easier, but I must confess as I try to use it I feel anxiety rising up inside of me. How does it all work? Where exactly will this software post it on my website? Did I set it up correctly? Will I make a good job of it? I am completely out of my comfort zone. Should I wait until I know exactly what to do so that it will look perfect? The old me would be saying yes right now! But not any more, that would keep me stuck and frustrated, a horrible place to be and somewhere I don’t like to visit these days. And so it’s with a very deep breath that I’m diving in.  I’m choosing to actively embrace where I’m at right now and I am allowing it to be exactly how it is  – not perfect..  So as I press the publish button I am hopeful that I haven’t totally messed up! I tell myself that what ever the outcome that it’s okay, the fact that I’m on the path to learning a new skill is all that matters. It’s only a matter of  time and it will become second nature to me.  I even allow myself to imagine that I could actually enjoy the experience! So my dear friends thank you for bearing with me as I build my blogging muscle and also for not judging the mistakes that I’m bound to make along the way.. 


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