June 2016 Archives

by Kim Childs, CPPC As Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day weekend with barbecues, fireworks, games and gatherings, I invite you to consider where in your life you desire more freedom. Are you tied to commitments and obligations that no longer truly serve you? Are you striving for the elusive goal of perfection anywhere in your life and trying to maintain impossible standards? Do you keep yourself constantly plugged into other people's messages, memes, needs and agendas? One clue is…


by Kim Childs, CPPC Athletic coaching may be as old as the Olympics, but life and career coaching is barely 30 years old as a proper profession. It began in the late 80s with American financial planner Thomas Leonard, who realized that many of his clients wanted and needed more than investment tips to meet their life goals. The techniques Leonard developed to help his clients complemented, but differed from, those practiced by therapists, mentors and consultants, and this is…