How effective is coaching? We examined the scientific literature to find out.

Over the last couple of weeks we have been getting many questions from our clients about the scientific proof of the effectiveness of coaching. Our clients could not easily find one answer to this question. The reason for that is that while many research studies have been conducted, each examining different elements of coaching effectiveness, there was no one place summarizing them all. Some studies look into increase in subjective feelings of wellbeing, while others look at more objective measures, such Read More

Introducing LiveCoach Free & Calendar Sync

We’re proud to announce LiveCoach Free, a service we launched today, which allows coaches to use LiveCoach with their own clients and keep 100% of your earnings. It is an integral part of our larger vision which I wanted to share with you in this blog post. But first, here’s how it works: We have generated a unique link for each coach. When a coach sends clients to your unique link, they won’t be able to see or hire any other coach on Read More

What can coaching help me achieve?

A good coach can help you tackle just about anything you face in life. If you found this blog post, you probably feel some desire to fulfill a greater potential, or improve some aspect of your life…and there’s no time like the present! As the saying goes ‘The best time to plant a tree was 30 years ago, but the second best time is today.’ Many people come to LiveCoach for help with: ⦁ Clarifying values and what’s most important to Read More

Envisioning the life you desire

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare Our life is shaped by many things outside our control – it’s true. But it’s also shaped by millions of choices that we make all the time. Many of these choices are subconscious – we don’t even realize we’re making them. Only by becoming more mindful of these choices can we have influence over them, and ultimately over our life. Accepting the status quo is Read More

How can life coaching help me improve my fitness or lose weight?

Many of us know what needs to be done in order to improve our health and fitness. However, for some reason time passes and we fail to achieve our goals. The reasons for this can be simple or complicated. The simple reason many people point to, is the fact that there are other more pressing issues at the top of our mind, and we simply don’t have enough energy to do everything. So the goals that are the least pressing (but Read More

How can coaching help me make more money?

Let’s face it,  we could all benefit from making more money. But the harsh reality is, many of us have no idea where to start. We may have tried something in the past and failed, or not even gotten that far. One reason making more money can seem so difficult is the sheer amount of options available to anyone, and the lack of understanding about what would work best in your specific circumstances. Many people have tried things from the below Read More

How can coaching help improve self confidence, self esteem or insecurity?

Self confidence vs. self esteem: understanding your current mindset It’s important to understand the difference between self confidence and self esteem, if you want to improve either. Both self confidence and self esteem relate to how we perceive ourselves, or our mindset about ourselves. Let’s take a look at the difference between the two. Self confidence is how we perceive our capabilities, such as our ability to perform a task, communicate with others, or reach a goal. Almost everyone struggles with self Read More

How can a coach help me improve my personal relationships?

Meaningful relationships can be both highly rewarding and also extremely challenging. We’ve all had difficulties dealing with people in our lives and we often fall into the same patterns over and over again in relationships. It can be humbling to accept the fact that we could gain a lot from a little bit of external help. Here’s where coaching comes in. When navigating relationship challenges, people tend to fall into one of two categories: those who blame themselves when something isn’t Read More

How coaching can help you land your dream job

. What are you NOT getting now? Many people turn to professional coaching to find a better job or change professions or careers entirely. First you’ll want to ask yourself, what is your current job NOT giving you? What do you want that you’re not currently getting? It may sound trivial, but if you skip this step you may find yourself in a new job still feeling dissatisfied. At your current job, maybe you: Feel bored and want to feel more Read More

How can coaching help with difficult or painful emotions?

Several of our clients have asked about the difference between a coach and a therapist. Specifically, how can a life coach help you overcome difficult or painful emotions? The question is very understandable; many people confuse the role of a therapist and a life coach. Let’s address the question by exploring two common misconceptions that are shaped by our social norms. First: feeling unpleasant, difficult, or painful emotions is “bad”. Second: if we are feeling “bad”, the professional most suited to Read More