After last year's successful release, the International Coaching News (iCN) magazine’s 13th edition is now available! For our 13th edition our theme is Wellness & Holistic Coaching. This edition is loaded with content on a variety of relevant topics on the issues that come with creating the health, vitality and
By Dawn Ann Campbell (France) “Many people spend their health gaining wealth and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” AJ Materis While editing the second in the Dial A Guru series of personal, professional and business self-help co-authored books, aptly called Get Out of Your
By Sandeep Kulshrestha, PhD (India) Mindfulness Meditation has of late generated a lot of interest. Originally inspired by the Buddhist way of life and its spiritual undertones, mindfulness is gaining momentum and is being increasingly used in the coaching practices of Life Coaches as well as Positive Psychology coaches.
By Julia Mines – iCN Journalist (USA) In the west, we almost uniformly believe that being self-critical will make us work harder, perform better, and turn us into a much-improved people. But what the scientific data show is that judging ourselves harshly and beating up on ourselves actually makes
By Barbara J. Cormack (France) Holistic Coaching is about being aware of the client’s whole being. As a spiritual coach this means being aware of the client’s whole life as well as their mind, their body, and their spirit. The word holistic comes from the word holism which in
By Taryn Harris (South Africa) “Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” We are realising (and science is proving) that we are WHOLE and that our mind, emotions and physiology are inextricably linked. The health of the
By Moira Hanley (United Kingdom) You may have come across The Alpha Group before, but whether you have or not, I want to tell you about some great advantages to becoming a Regional Director with us. The Alpha Group is an exclusive peer to peer advisory boards, set up
By Malcolm Nicholson iCN Journalist (United Kingdom) “People’s lives are changing radically and the three stage model of education, then work, then retirement can’t be sustained.” Lynda Gratton The period from around 2005 to present has seen the rise of a new branch of coaching – Health & Wellness
By Ken Keis (Canada) “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” Dr. Thomas Fuller British Physician 1654 – 1734 Stress: A physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation; a state resulting from a stress, especially one of
By Michael de Val (United Kingdom) Coaching others to be excellent presenters poses challenges. Cognitive Load Theory can offer some fruitful ideas to help leaders, coaches and mentors understand how to get the message across better. Have you ever tried to commit information to memory while doing something else?