“So I have committed (I think) to take my self-improvement goals into my life as a whole with the help of certified results coach, Marielle Gauthier. I am feeling rather positive that the time is right, and that there are parts of my life that can be improved, although I have to admit to some trepidation. After all, this is likely to change the way I currently live my life.
I had just settled into that last thought when I received the Preparation Questionnaire from Marielle. The first question sent me into a panic. And I mean PANIC! What did I want to get out of coaching? Why was I doing this? I knew that there was an indefinable something that was missing in my life. But what was it?
I skipped the question and managed to answer the rest (even the strange ones, such as “I recycle at home – True or False”), even though there were some about which I was ambivalent. Then I went back to the first question, and the best I could do was to write that I wanted to take my life to the next level with the help through coaching (after all, I wasn’t managing to get there on my own).
So, in short, I do want to have a fuller, better life – one that fulfills me on every level; but I am even more frightened about this step into the abyss than I was when I started my physical health journey.
My next blog will discuss my first face-to-face with Marielle, and whether I am feeling more settled with this major decision about my life. Hope to “see you” then.”
About the Author:
The above entry is part of a guest blog series titled “A Coaching Journey” written by my friend, client, and talented writer, Linda Epstein. She has graciously agreed to write on her experience with the coaching process as she navigates it, to give a first-hand view of what the journey is like. Visit weekly to find out more!
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