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Coaching is training or development in which a person called a “coach” supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal. The learner is sometimes called a “coachee”. Occasionally, “coaching” may mean an informal relationship between two people, of whom one has more experience and expertise than the other and offers advice and guidance as the latter learns; but coaching differs from mentoring in focusing on competence specifics, as opposed to general overall development.

Some coaches use a style in which they ask questions and offer opportunities to challenge the learner to find his or her own answers. This helps the learner find answers and new ways of being based on their own values, preferences and perspectives.
Momentum For Change

Momentum for Change

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This month we are focusing on working on the right things. It is possible that the goals we set at the beginning of the year were not the right ones for us. This can be the very reason lost momentum towards our goals. How do we know what areas of our own self-development we need to work on?
Peggy Marshall

Achieving Your Dreams

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If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. -Seneca Every year most of us start the year with dreams that we want to make happen. The first question for you is-are these dreams that you want for yourself or are you living someone else’s dream? Have you become numb to what you really want in order to be sensible or gain approval from someone else? 2010 can be your break-out year!! This is the year to get really clear on what you want and stop settling for less than that.
Dr Peggy Marshall

Love Yourself First

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No mistake has an expiration date, rather when my client tries to move beyond past decisions which didn’t lead to the best outcomes her mother is quick to remind her of those decisions. I have learned over the years and coached my client to the fact that when others are quick to point out past mistakes or transgressions, the issue is more with the person who is doing the pointing.
Dr Peggy Marshall

What is Your WHY?

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What are you waking up to? Are you feeling drawn to do something new, try something new or just reaffirm commitments you made at the beginning of the year?
Dr Peggy Marshall

Mini Habits

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Thinking that a new behavior will take too much effort, we tend to put it off to a later time when we have the time or desire to invest in the effort. Rubin in Better than Before shares another important point about effort. When we are trying to change a behavior that we have tried to change previously, the effort to change it becomes more difficult. This makes the case for setting yourself up for success from the very beginning of the change process.
Dr Peggy Marshall

Choose the Most Valuable Reality

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Although choosing the most valuable reality may take more energy from you, it will definitely make a change in your relationships and potentially your own happiness. It is by sifting through not only the opinions and beliefs that we hold most dearly but also understanding that others who influence us may not have the entire picture and that we can come to new states of understanding if we open to alternative views!
Dr Peggy Marshall

The Negative Thinking Spiral

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Complicating the negativity bias is our memories which are either implicit or explicit. Although explicit memory is typically a positive phenomenon, what is stored in implicit memory is more often negatively biased. As we access these memories we continue to build more energy for the negative and may even perceive events as negative due to memories rather than what is actually happening in the moment.

Fear in the Midst of Change

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fear puts our brains into a negative mindset and induces worry. Hugh Prather in “The Little Book of Letting Go” shares that there are several attitudes that enable the worrier. First, believing that it is natural to worry. We develop this belief because we know so many people who do worry and accept it as a natural part of living
Peggy Marshall

Living into Your Passions

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Check your fears around living a passionate life and then build a plan for moving beyond them. As a coach, I always recommend starting with the easiest or less life changing passion such as identifying a passion that can be turned into a hobby.