Is it hitting bottom or merely ending the most recent binge? Sometimes its hard to tell. But there are some telltale signs that might help you figure out which it is whether you are the addict or just a concerned bystander. If you are the addict the most telling sign is a sense of desperation that floods your mind and soul. You know that if you act out again you WILL DIE, relationships WILL DIE, life as you have known it WILL END. You know that you must find a way to put
Recovery Coaching is a very significant part of my coaching practice because of the critical nature of it. Marriages, careers and even lives are at stake. So far, I have worked with folks who struggle with alcohol, chemicals and pornography. Each has its own unique challenges. Alcohol is readily available and legal. It is also the most widely acceptable substance to use and abuse. In the high school and college years, the abuse of alcohol is something of a rite of passag
It happens all the time. I'm in a social setting and I meet someone who asks what I do. I respond, "I'm a Life Coach." Then I get that look, the one that asks the question, "What in the world is a Life Coach and what does that involve?" The short answer is that I engage people in a conversation that helps them move forward with their lives. The folks who come to me are ususally stuck. They want and/or need to make changes in their life but are stymied in their efforts to
As a way of tying this blog into the posts I have been making to my Facebook page I will re-post Monday's Facebook post here today. . . I've often mentioned the need to exercise caution when selecting an accountability partner so I thought today I'd look at what it takes to be a good accountability partner.
First and most important is your attitude. The best way to put it is that you must be convinced that no matter what another person reveals, "there but for the grace of
It's been a long time coming but I'm ready to initiate a blog on my webpage. I have been posting to my FaceBook page since last November and will continue to mirror what I post there what I write here. I hope to be a solid resource for anyone wanting to make changes in their life. As always, each article will touch on things that I or my clients are currently addressing in order to be as relavent as I can be. Enjoy! #RobertHayworthLifeCoachblog