evaluating self beliefs

Why It’s Important to Evaluate Your Self-Beliefs

What are your self-beliefs? What do you believe about yourself, and is it true? We’re midway through a blog series about our values and beliefs. Last week, I wrote about re-examining our values in seasons of transition. So too do we need to take a hard look at our belief system. Our core values give […]

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What Are Your Core Values? Make Better Choices by Identifying Values

Do your choices align with your core values? Independence, competence, loyalty, integrity, creativity… It is important to identify your core values in order to make changes in your life. Life change is simpler than we think. I believe that our choices can change our lives. At Monarch Life Coaching, “CHOICE” is an acronym that outlines […]

State of Mind

Why You Need to Be Honest About Your Current State of Mind

Is your current state of mind conducive to change and transformation? Our blog series this month is about laying the groundwork for your journey to change. “Clarify your mindset” is the first step in my CHOICE coaching program. After all, the key to making better choices is having clarity about where you’re going and why. […]

trauma informed care

Why I’ve Embraced Trauma Informed Care as a Life Coach

What is trauma informed care? And what does it mean to me as a Life Coach? This is an approach in the human service field that teaches us that trauma is more common than we think, and so we can assume that most people have experienced some form of trauma in their lives. With that […]

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Why It’s Important to Understand How a Traumatic Event Impacts Your Life

What comes to mind when you think about a “traumatic” event? We tend to assume that trauma is violent, something like a shooting or a car accident. The truth is trauma is much more prevalent in our lives than we might think. There are different types of trauma, and each of us experiences trauma differently. […]

Choose the right job

How to Choose the Right Job for You: A Guide for Anxious Job-Hunters

How do you battle anxiety and indecision to choose the right job? There are a lot of factors to consider, and the job hunt can feel overwhelming. Taking a new job is a “big” decision because it’s a long-term commitment. You spend a lot of time in this environment, interacting with the team and doing […]

The Three Types of Burnouts and How You Can Overcome Them

Have you ever faced a career burnout or just wonder how bad the effect can be? Well, you are in the right place, as this blog is going to give you an insight into how lousy career burnout can be, its types, and how to overcome them. Many of us face burnout at some point […]

The Powerful Visualization Exercise I Share With All My Clients

How do we break our harmful patterns of thought or behavior? We want to stop making the same mistakes. We feel frustrated with ourselves for giving in to our fears or hurting our loved ones. Fear influences our thoughts and actions in all aspects of our lives… our relationships, our work performance. If you’ve been […]

Practical Steps to Conquer Fear and Feel More Confident at Work

How many of us can relate to the pressure of pleasing a demanding boss? We walk into work (or “log on,” in a remote work world), and we’re fearful of making mistakes, receiving negative feedback… or getting fired. What do these fears have in common? At the end of the day, it comes down to […]

Three Strategies to Keep Fear From Destroying Your Relationship

Our fears sabotage us, especially in relationships. We know what it’s like to make the same mistakes over and over again, falling back into the same harmful patterns of behavior that destroyed past relationships. Fear can cause insecurity, sensitivity, anger… and in response, we lie, or we lash out at the people we love. Fear-based […]