Life Coaching Tip: Build in Shock Absorbers

Build in Shock Absorbers to train for standing firm under acutely difficult circumstances. Physical preparation for possible emergency is good, but not complete. There is another type of preparation that is equally important. Taking a look at the physical first: The first order of business when flying is the emergency exit 'spiel'. The likelihood of needing to know all that information is very slight. In cycling, professional cyclists are encouraged to master the 'panic stop' which trains them how to → Read more

Life Coaching Tip: Build in Shock Absorbers2013-04-01T07:00:05-04:00

What would it look like for you to push the pause button?

This past January, Cheryl shared her first Life Coaching Tip on the Way of Life Newsletter {Spiritual Renewal}: Practice Pushing Pause Think about any given stressful situation that you have been in, whether alone, with a single individual or a group and consider what might have taken place if you had just pushed the pause button for 15 seconds. That 15 seconds permits you to: 1. Note your adrenaline so it is no longer driving your actions. 2. Quickly invite God into the situation  → Read more

What would it look like for you to push the pause button?2020-10-22T09:37:31-04:00

Life Coaching Tip: Step Into Acceptance and Stay Clear of Resignation

Sometimes we fight really really hard against something we can't quite grasp. We say we are not going to give in because then we would lose. And yet, our energy gets sapped, our forgiveness quotient drops and our joy fades. We know that to give in would, in essence mean, give up, and our natural desire to survive helps us to see that we just can't give up. Giving up brings us into a 'Never Again' world. Never again will → Read more

Life Coaching Tip: Step Into Acceptance and Stay Clear of Resignation2013-03-01T07:00:43-05:00

Coaching Tip: Assess and Adjust

COACHING TIP: Create a better relationship with your future by building in the 'assess and adjust' after each big step you take. What if with one sentence I could take tremendous pressure off of you? I really mean this. You are not responsible for your future's outcomes. You are responsible, for the choices you make today. These choices shape your tomorrows but they do not guarantee certain outcomes. Think of it as changing our relationship with the future. We are → Read more

Coaching Tip: Assess and Adjust2013-02-01T07:00:48-05:00

Coaching Tip: Practice Pushing Pause

Think about any given stressful situation that you have been in, whether alone, with a single individual or a group and consider what might have taken place if you had just pushed the pause button for 15 seconds. That 15 seconds permits you to 1. Note your adrenaline so it is no longer driving your actions. 2. Quickly invite God into the situation and 3. Remove the first reaction from taking place which is often a bad one. Telling On → Read more

Coaching Tip: Practice Pushing Pause2013-01-01T07:00:35-05:00
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