Life coaching often contains the following features:
 
  • Techniques and simple strategies for helping you to close the gap between where you are now and what you want to achieve
     
  • Techniques for learning how to deal with negative thoughts and mental blocks
     
  • A type of support that focuses on achieving positive results and is forward looking
     
  • Processes and easy-to-follow models to help you to make choices for yourself and make your life more purposeful
     
  • A type of support which is holistic, i.e. encourages you to achieve overall well being and to set in balance the different aspects of your life
     
  • A professional relationship between a coach and an individual or group whose purpose is to provide assistance in clarifying and achieving meaningful goals and making practical decisions.
     
  • A type of support suitable for ordinary people as a means of helping them to identify and pursue a vision of who and where they want to be
     
  • A pragmatic type of support encouraging positive actions, the ability to learn from experience and the capacity to build on success.