What is a Life Coach & how could it help you?
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
At time in your life you may have had periods where you have felt lost or had a sense that you were stuck. It’s alright, we all have these moments. With an uprising of complications in life, the road to determining and achieving our goals is becoming more foggy and bumpy.  For some people, they can’t even figure out what their goal is they just know that something needs to change. More and more people are experiencing this type of existential crises these days. This is why life coaching is here! So next let me explain what a life coach is & the value of one in your life. What is a Li ..read more
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How to find your purpose in life.
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
Why Purpose is important to wellbeing. Purpose is fundamental to our lives.   People that have a sense of purpose live happier, healthier and longer lives (up to 7 years longer).  Therefore spending time reflecting on your purpose could be one of the best things that you could do for your wellbeing this year. In his book Mans Search for Meaning Victor Frankl the Jewish Psychiatrist who survived the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, claimed that the key to his survival when choices were few and future seemed hopeless were a sense of meaning and purpose.  He and other ..read more
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What is Mental Fitness?
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
How many times have you worked out this week? 2/3 times?  If I asked you why you worked out you might say, to improve my physical health, prevent disease etc. If I asked you how many times did you work on your mental fitness this week?  Would the answer be, what’s mental fitness?   How do you give your brain a ‘workout’?   This is despite the fact working on your mental fitness,  can also prevent mental health issues.  Think of the last time you walked up a steep hill, if you weren’t physically fit was your heart pumping? Were your muscles sore?  No ..read more
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Five Ways to Build your Resilience
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
What does Resilience Mean? Resilience, and how we can build our resilience has gained a vast amount of interest over the last few years.  One of the challenges of trying to build our resilience is that we are not aware of how successful our attempts to build resilience are until, we are faced with a situation that tests us. When trying to build resilience its important to firstly understand what resilience means.  The most common belief is that resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity.   Resilience is more than this it has three strands to it and &n ..read more
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How to find courage.
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
It took me a bit of time to find my courage, to leave a good  job, return to education at the age of 38 with two children, and setting up my own business as a Positive Psychology Coach and wellbeing facilitator.   I wanted to share five tips for finding courage in case you too are feeling comfortable but you know, in your heart there is something more you want to do or experience. Reframe the fear of failure- it could be a stepping stone to something greater. This was definitely the biggest hurdle I had when it came to finding courage.    But what is important to und ..read more
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An employee wellbeing model for 2022 that is more than just health.
The Optimal Performance Coach Blog
by Emma Lynch
6M ago
  A hot topic within organisations is employee wellbeing and the best ways to support the wellbeing of your employees. At times there is a sense that wellbeing is an isolated strategy away from everyday business.  Wellbeing then becomes viewed as a tick box exercise within organisations resulting in low levels of engagement. As well as the cultural challenges that a wellbeing strategy can face a further complexity is the differing definitions of wellbeing between individuals. The World health organisation defines wellbeing as: ‘a state in which the individual realises his or her ..read more
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How Positive Psychology can help with burnout.
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by Emma Lynch
6M ago
As a Positive Psychology coach one of my key areas of focus is helping people find their direction.  During coaching sessions the first area that we then explore is how the client has found themselves in that position.   For some clients this can often relate to emotional exhaustion and more specifically burnout.   When researching burnout its clear that in parts of the world, it appears that individuals can still be told by society that it’s wrong to feel stressed in certain situations. What is Burnout Firstly its important to understand what burnout is.  The WHO ..read more
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What is a Life Coach & how could it help you?
The Optimal Performance Coach Blog
by Khalid Farhan
1y ago
At time in your life you may have had periods where you have felt lost or had a sense that you were stuck. It’s alright, we all have these moments. With an uprising of complications in life, the road to determining and achieving our goals is becoming more foggy and bumpy.  For some people, they can’t even figure out what their goal is they just know that something needs to change. More and more people are experiencing this type of existential crises these days. This is why life coaching is here! So next let me explain what a life coach is & the value of one in your life. What is a Li ..read more
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How to find your purpose in life.
The Optimal Performance Coach Blog
by Emma Lynch
1y ago
Why Purpose is important to wellbeing. Purpose is fundamental to our lives.   People that have a sense of purpose live happier, healthier and longer lives (up to 7 years longer).  Therefore spending time reflecting on your purpose could be one of the best things that you could do for your wellbeing this year. In his book Mans Search for Meaning Victor Frankl the Jewish Psychiatrist who survived the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, claimed that the key to his survival when choices were few and future seemed hopeless were a sense of meaning and purpose.  He and other ..read more
Visit website
What is Mental Fitness?
The Optimal Performance Coach Blog
by Emma Lynch
1y ago
How many times have you worked out this week? 2/3 times?  If I asked you why you worked out you might say, to improve my physical health, prevent disease etc. If I asked you how many times did you work on your mental fitness this week?  Would the answer be, what’s mental fitness?   How do you give your brain a ‘workout’?   This is despite the fact working on your mental fitness,  can also prevent mental health issues.  Think of the last time you walked up a steep hill, if you weren’t physically fit was your heart pumping? Were your muscles sore?  No ..read more
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