The IGNITE Peak Performance Blog
If you’re here, you’re probably looking to make meaningful and lasting change in your life. As a professional coach who specializes in working with women and mothers, I can help you.
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Why You Should Consider Life Coaching for Your Young Adult
“Young adults frequently face decisions that can leave them feeling overwhelmed. There are so many firsts for young adults! From choosing a career path to navigating relationships, it can be difficult for them to know what steps to take in order to achieve their goals and live a fulfilling life. This is where life coaching for young adults can help!”
What Safety Precautions Should my Daughter Take When Living in a Dorm?
“As a mom, one of the biggest concerns you may have when your daughter moves into a dorm is her safety. For expert advice contact personal safety expert and/or consider self-defense training programs for your daughter. I am not a safety expert but, drawing on my over thirty years of working with college students, moms, and colleges as well as having daughters of my own – I am sharing what I have learned. Here are some safety tips for your daughter to keep in mind while living in a dorm.”
How Can I Help my Child Budget Their Money and Manage Their Finances in College?
“A big concern for most moms is wondering how their college kid will budget – especially given their new found freedom! While I am not a financial advisor, I have talked with countless moms and college students over the years and I have learned a lot. In this blog I share some ideas from what I have learned. For more specific financial planning and education consult with a financial expert! Teaching your child about financial literacy, how to budget, and how to manage their money can set them up for financial success in the future.”
Will Life Coaching Help Me?
“If you’re feeling lost, stuck, or uncertain, you may be wondering: will life coaching help me? The short answer is yes, life coaching can be incredibly beneficial if you want support in reaching your goals and creating change in your life.”
What Steps Should my Child Take to Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships?
“Is your child interested in going to college? If so, you might be asking yourself, “What steps should my child take to apply for financial aid and scholarships? It’s a super important thing to help them do. I am not a financial professional and cannot provide financial advice, but I can share what I have learned from working with college students and their parents for over thirty years! The first step? Educate yourself!”
What are Life Coaching Credentials?
“Life coaching involves helping individuals identify and achieve their goals in various areas of their lives, such as personal development, career growth, identity, and health and wellness. A life coach can provide you with support and accountability to help you to make positive changes and improvements in your life. Overall, life coaching can be great! But hiring a life coach can be overwhelming – there are so many different factors to consider. One important one is the life coach’s background, training, and certifications. So, what are life coaching credentials, anyway?”
How Can I Find Time for Myself as a Mom Without Feeling Guilty?
“As a mom, it can be challenging to find time for yourself without feeling guilty. Our days are so often filled with taking care of our children, running errands, and fulfilling our other responsibilities that self-care is often the last thing on our minds. But it’s important to prioritize time for yourself in order to maintain your health and well-being. So, let’s look into making space for yourself.”
Can a Life Coach Help with my Career?
“As a busy professional, it can be difficult to find time to focus on your career and set goals for your future. This is where a life coach can help you out! Not all life coaches have training and experience so you will want to think about what credentials are important to you when hiring one! I suggest being on the lookout for a life coach who has expertise in career coaching in addition to their life coaching practice! Read on to see how you can receive extra support.”
Can a Life Coach Help with Anxiety?
“Anyone can experience anxiety. It can range from mild, manageable symptoms to severe, debilitating attacks. No matter where you fall on the spectrum of intensity of anxiety, it’s never, ever fun to feel it! Anxiety is a natural response to stress and can serve as a warning sign to potential danger, but excessive anxiety can interfere with daily life and relationships. So, what can you do about it? A lot of people try self-help strategies such as breathing techniques and meditation. Research shows that these kinds of things can help! It can also be helpful to seek additional support from a life coach when you are experiencing mild to moderate levels of anxiety and you want to make a plan for how to best cope.”
Life Coaching for Moms: Top Five Tips
“As a mother, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily hustle and bustle of taking care of your family. Between running errands, cooking meals, and managing the household, it’s easy to lose sight of your own needs and wellbeing. But as a mom, taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of your family. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Here are a few tips to help you prioritize your own wellbeing as a mom!”