The Tree of Life and Wisdom

Lifeflowbalance Coaching Philosophy (I)

Our learning and growth roots down and branches upward. We are both grounded and ascendant. From letters and words, we communicate our meaning and sense of purpose. The A-Z of Lifeflowbalance Coaching is an expression of the accrued wisdom of my life and learning. Each letter represents one colour from a palette I combine in the service of my clients. As a coach, I draw on both science and art to create a process of transformation in partnership with others searching for their own clarity and sense of purpose. This is part one of a series and covers letters A-G.

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Face Everything and Rise!

Everyday self-leadership is at the core of the work I do with my clients. Coaching has taught me to prize the un-celebrated courage of women and men whose ability to face up to punishing and cataclysmic life events. The courage and fortitude of my clients inspire me. I draw strength from them as much as I do from the publically celebrated and revered individuals who live in our imagination.

This opening blog post of 2018 celebrates one such client. Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality.
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From Freeze to Flow; using Transactional Analysis in Coaching

Since May 2016, I have been using Transactional Analysis (TA) theory to help my clients develop self-concept and agency in service of living their lives more effectively.

A client (call her Angela), came to me with debilitating levels of anxiety and low self-esteem, who has found the language and concept of TA strengthening. Instead of just ‘talking to herself’ her Adult now talks to her Child, or to her Parent. Continue reading

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Living and Leading with Clarity and Purpose

Are you at risk of becoming a depleted leader, or bearing witness to someone else on that downward spiral? Does this describe you or someone you know?

You, or your colleague, get to the end of your day, worn out, exhausted and dissatisfied because you, or they,  do not feel that anything of significance has been achieved despite all your hard work! Or the things that have been achieved sit uncomfortably with you.

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