The Soul-based Coaching Blog

the why, the what and the how

Cognitive Bypassing is fantastic ..

Cognitive Bypassing is fantastic ..

Cognitive bypassing is fantastic.. It is the act of thinking and analysing (including wondering and doubting) and finding the reasoning for how what we are going through makes perfect sense, what we should be doing, what is hard about that, why it hasn't happened yet...

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My mum is a Modern Mystic – and you?

My mum is a Modern Mystic – and you?

Most modern mystics spend a lot of time figuring out their relationship to ‘that which is within us all and yet is bigger than any of us’. It often takes a while before we dare to talk about it as the Divine - whatever that label means to us. Because on the surface of...

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The anatomy of a Desired Outcome

The anatomy of a Desired Outcome

There is more to how our clients tell us what they want: let's look at the anatomy of the Desired Outcome. Maybe you've noticed how sometimes clients start a session by saying: 'I want to get confident' while other times, it's more like: 'I want to start to feel into...

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Soul is a big claim

Soul is a big claim

For the remnants of my old corporate mind, working with 'Soul' is a big claim, something that won't be taken seriously. For my priestess self, working with soul it is exactly what needs to happen. To this part of me, anything else is pointless. I can't tell you how...

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How can we tell that we listen well?

How can we tell that we listen well?

[NEW podcast episode Soul-based Coaching Whispers: The Four levels of Listening]   We all agree that listening is one of the most important skills as a coach.  So here is an interesting question: how can you tell you listen well?    Part of honing and...

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Can you trust clients to come up with their own answers?

Can you trust clients to come up with their own answers?

Do you DO something, or trust clients to find their own answers?   You may recognise this in some shape or form. When someone hurts, you want to help them.  Especially if they voice it or show it in a way that is familiar to you: Feelings of anger, frustration,...

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What I wish for you in 2023

What I wish for you in 2023

First of all, I wish you peace. The peace to be who you are, no matter who you are. To know that your boundaries will be honoured and protected (country or person). Especially when you are not ‘average people’ because the colour of your skin is other-than, you fly the...

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