What A Life Coach Can Do For You

Simply put, a life coach is someone who helps steer you through difficult life challenges, such as career moves and other personal goals you wish to achieve, by helping you map out the surest path to that fulfillment.

No one can be successful in life without setting goals. Therefore, a considerable amount of time must be spent planning for the realization of all that planning and hard work. The life coach’s job is, not to plan your life for you, but to be there to offer support and to help you uncover the best ways to achieving your goals.

However, just setting goals isn’t enough; planning must be followed up by action. Consequently, it is the job of a life coach to hold you accountable by making sure that you follow through with the plan of action you have laid out for yourself. He knows that there are a lot of things that can distract you from your stated goal, so he’ll be there to give you a little nudge when you begin to lose focus.

Some people have a tendency to dream too big. In such cases, a life coach can be there to rein in grandiose and unrealistic ideas and, instead, chart a course for you that are more realistic and attainable. He will be able to show you how through taking baby steps toward personal and professional growth can be much more rewarding than struggling to meet a goal that is really out of reach.

If attaining your goals is important to you, and you don’t to do anything that might prevent them from coming to fruition, then you might want to consult a life coach before proceeding. Using a questionnaire as a starting point, he’ll be able to ascertain just where it is you want to go in life. In addition, he’ll be able to tell just how committed and willing you are to fulfilling your dream. Then, using information you provided, he’ll help you forge a path that is the least painful and most likely to succeed.

There are no special qualifications for someone who retains the services of a life coach. Anyone from housewives to administrators can benefit from their expertise. The relationship they form with their clients is like a partnership where your goals and his become one and the two of you are dedicated to achieving that end.

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What Is Laughter Yoga?

Laughter Yoga is the practice of laughing as exercise in order to boost our physical and mental well-being. Scientific studies have shown that our bodies are not aware of the difference between real laughter and fake laughter. So, by “practicing” laughter we gain all the physical, mental, and emotional health benefits of laughter. While real laughter does tend to be the result of simulating laughter, it is not our goal. Our goal is to bring better health and well-being into our bodies and our lives.

Through a series of laughter exercises, yogic breathing, and childlike playfulness, laughter yoga serves to improve one’s mood, boost the immune system, lower stress, increase confidence and productivity, and offer a new perspective and approach on one’s life and work experience.

Laughter Yoga approaches wellness from a Body-Mind perspective. In can be challenging to make changes in our thinking, yet usually we can get our bodies to follow a command. When we work with the body by increasing oxygen into the brain and bloodstream, practicing laughter to gain the health benefits, and engaging in playful behavior, it begins to have significant physical, emotional and mental health changes. Rather than waiting for something to be funny. In Laughter Yoga, we laugh for no reason and consequently, more things are funny to us.

Laughter Yoga was founded in 1995 by Dr. Madan Kataria of Mumbai, India while researching the use of laughter in his medical practice. His pivotal findings of the brain’s inability to decipher between real and simulated laughter have opened up doors to the possible applications laughter can have in our lives.

This discovery has launched a worldwide movement in over 60 countries. As its popularity is gaining, there is more and more research to support Dr. Kataria’s original findings. Now, health care professionals are prescribing 15 minutes of laughter a day for better health! Laughter Yoga is now being practiced in corporations, schools, hospitals and local clubs. Also expanding are the populations it benefits: business people, children, seniors, cancer patients, and prison inmates.