Updated: Jan 23
As a life coach, I often see clients who are considering making New Year's resolutions as a way to make positive changes in their lives. While setting goals and intentions can be a powerful way to create positive change, it's important to approach the process in a way that is sustainable and effective.
One alternative to traditional New Year's resolutions is to consider getting coaching. Here are a few reasons why coaching might be a better option than making resolutions:
1. Coaching focuses on the present and the future. While resolutions often look back at the past and try to change things that have already happened, coaching helps you focus on the present and the future. This allows you to identify and address any underlying issues or challenges that may be holding you back, rather than just trying to change your behavior.
2. Coaching provides accountability and support. Making a resolution is often a solitary process, and it can be easy to lose motivation or get sidetracked. With coaching, you have the support and accountability of a trained professional to help you stay on track and make progress towards your goals.
3. Coaching helps you identify and overcome obstacles. Many resolutions fail because they are too broad or unrealistic, or because they don't take into account the individual challenges and obstacles that may arise. With coaching, you have the opportunity to work through any roadblocks or setbacks that may come up, and find ways to move forward.
4. Coaching helps you develop new skills and habits. Making a resolution often involves trying to change a behavior or habit, but this can be difficult to do on your own. With coaching, you can learn new skills and strategies to help you create lasting change and build healthy habits.
5. A Coach can give you a new perspective. No matter how hard you try, it may be nearly impossible to see beyond your own viewpoint. With coaching, you have professional who is trained to listen between the lines, identify your blind spots, and help you make connections that are challenging to realize on your own.
If you're considering making New Year's resolutions or seeking positive change in your life, I encourage you to consider the benefits of coaching. With the support and guidance of a trained professional, you can set and achieve your goals in a way that is sustainable and meaningful.
WisdomWork is a proven coaching system that helps you unlock your full potential and overcome obstacles as you gain clarity about yourself and the path to your goals. Through aligning your goals with your beliefs, values, and purpose, you'll be able to take control of your life and achieve your desired outcomes. Ultimately, WisdomWork is for people who are ready to live their best lives. Is it for you?
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