Lifestyle Coaching | ADHD Coaching | ADHD Family Coaching

What is Coaching?
Coaching is a relationship with a professional who encourages you to be the best you can be personally and professionally. The Coach is someone who asks, “What is it that you want and how can I help you get it.”

What is the aim of Coaching?
The aim of coaching is to assist clients in improving performance of specific tasks, and enhance the quality of their lives.

The Coaches job is to:

  • Act as a resource and a partner
  • Assist in identifying goals
  • Encourage action and movement
  • Provide structure and accountability

Coaches help individuals create a life of integrity by exploring their values and incorporating them into their daily life. People who are attracted to Coaching are those who want a life that is effective, satisfying, and easy.

Who hires a Coach?

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Corporations

What can I expect to get from hiring a Coach?

  • Enhanced quality of life
  • Improved performance
  • Skills for success
  • Excellent health
  • Positive outlook
  • Insight

Why does Coaching work?

  • The Coach / Client relationship is an equal one
  • The focus is on the whole, not just the parts
  • Needs and values are explored
  • Goals are set and tolerations are eliminated
  • Meetings are frequent and the client is held accountable

Top 10 Reasons To Hire a Coach – Thomas Leonard / Coach U

1. You will set far better goals that motivate you in a healthy way.
2. You’ll accomplish goals, tasks and projects much more quickly.
3. You’ll make fewer mistakes in your business life or in your personal life.
4. You’ll move up to the next level of your professional and personal life.
5. You’ll reduce the number of problems you have and better resolve the problems that are left.
6. You’ll likely make more money in your career, profession or business.
7. You’ll be a lot happier and this happiness will last.
8. You’ll be much more effective and influential with others: family, business and personal relationships.
9. You’ll become much more attractive to others – on the inside and on the outside.
10. You’ll have a better life, not just a better lifestyle.

How do I find a Coach that I like?

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the most complete source of all Coaches. You can access their website at The newest directory at can help you find a specific type of Coach in any geographical location. From there you can choose someone whose advertisement resonates with you.

How much does it cost?

The cost of Coaching varies widely depending on the type of Coaching required. Most Coaches offer a free 30-minute Coaching session where you can ask questions and determine costs.

Tips for Hiring a Coach

Ask the Coach to provide information regarding:

  • Credentials – do you belong to the ICF and is your training through a recognized certified Coaching program?
  • Philosophy – what is your philosophy when coaching a client?
  • Strengths – what is your greatest strength?
  • Style – what is your personal style?
  • Experience – what experience do you have in relation to what I need?
  • How do you live your life relative to what you teach?
  • Do you want to coach me?


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