October 2017 Archives

by Kim Childs, CPPC Last month, I noticed my coaching client scribbling earnestly during our session, as we were discussing the difference between willpower ("I want to ___") and way power ("I may need help, training, instruction and a plan to ___"). So what was my client writing? "Asking for help is self-care." Indeed. For far too many years, I was self-reliant to a fault—trying to assume control, figure things out by myself and hide my needs and insecurities from…