Why you need a life coach and what to expect from the first session.
Carlos Durana Ph.D., M.Ac. practices acupuncture in Washington D.C., Reston, Virginia, and in Bethesda, Maryland.
If you’ve heard of a life coach before and are not really sure why you might need one, then you have come to the right place. Anyone at any stage in their life can benefit from the right life coach. Let’s discuss the reasons to visit a life coach and what to expect during your first life coaching session.
You’re seeking guidance without the judgment.
A great reason to have a life coach is so that you get unbiased guidance on overcoming daily roadblocks or make big decisions. Whatever stage of life you might be in right now, everyone needs an advisor or mentor to help get through life’s tough decisions and a life coach is there for you no matter what season in life you’re currently in. They help break down the steps to your goal to make it more manageable. Although your past might have some ups and downs, a life coach will help walk you through where you’re coming from so that you have a vision for where you are headed.
You’re having a hard time following through on your goals.
A life coach will assist you in developing workable ways to stay accountable for your goals and commitments to enhance your daily life. Your goals don’t necessarily have to be work or fitness related as they can also be about changing how you approach communicating with people or how your habits are setting you up to win or fail. Collaborating with a life coach can be a great way to achieve your goals.
A life coach wants you to be the best version of yourself.
Everyone experiences feeling stuck or having a lack of vision and we just need someone with the right tools and experience to show us a different perspective to guide us in the right direction. The goal of life coaching is to enable you to be the best version of yourself. You might have limited beliefs which hold you back or have a vision that is difficult to put together. A life coach will work with you on ways to overcome these hurdles and be successful.
Here’s what to expect from your first session.
Coach and coachee expectations
The first session is about getting to know one another; learning about what your needs are and how you can both work together to achieve them. You want to work with a life coach you can trust to share your goals and dreams with. Finding that coach that you mesh well with is critical for your success.
What are your goals?
Before you come into the session, you might want to think about the goals that you have and take a minute to write them down so you can take them along with you to the session. You want to get the most out of every life coaching session so being prepared will only help you get that much closer to accomplishing your goals. If you are not sure what your goals are yet, that’s a great reason to go to a life coach as they can help you develop those goals. Come with an attitude to learn. Having positive thoughts and positive energy will get you excited about creating your new goals with your life coach.
Life and wellness coaching
Life and wellness coaching can provide the stepping stones to creating a positive and empowering life. Based on your current daily needs, Dr. Durana will work with you through thoughtful mentoring, encouragement, and strategic methodology to help you become more effective and satisfied in all areas of your life. If you are ready to take the next step, please visit our contact page to get in touch with Dr. Durana. Seasons in Our Life offers sessions in-person and over the telephone. We are looking forward to working with you!