By: Rilind Elezaj, Life Coach, Animas
There is no denying that life can be unbearably hard at times. You are confronted by many financial, legal, family, and other obligations every day, all of which pressure you to achieve more within very short time frames. This pressure often leaves you feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Things get worse because the pressure, anxiety, and stress keep piling up year after year, but no one is there to help you with the burden. That is why you need a life coach.
Don’t be like the people who think that they can beat the odds and manage life on their own. These are people who would rather live under pressure but not invest in themselves; in their peace of mind. At the end of it all, these people wish that they could go back in time and start over, this time with a life coach. To be honest with you, you don’t want to be like them.
Deciding to do life on your own only succeeds at holding you back and preventing you from living life to the fullest. All the wasted time, missed career opportunities, and failed business ventures you are leaving unaddressed today because you aren’t willing to invest in a life coach will cause you unimaginable stress and regrets in the long-run. Luckily for you, you aren’t too late to make things right. There are tons of qualified life coaches within your neighborhood who will help you find your way and purpose in life no matter how old you are.
If you aren’t convinced yet on why hiring a life coach is a must, please consider these 5 more reasons:
1. A life coach will help you get faster results
Because time is a scarce resource, you need someone to help you find good results in everything you purpose to do and achieve them fast. Maybe you are “doing just fine” on your own- you are making reasonable profits in your business, after all. But what do you do with the profit? Maybe you are wasting most of it by taking the long route to business growth.
You are constantly getting stuck and lost in this jungle of life, so you waste a lot of time trying to find your way. If you take too long to succeed, frustrations set in. A life coach will help you find the shortest path to success. He/she knows what the journey entails, the obstacles ahead, and how to navigate around any stumbling blocks along the way.
2. You need help to define a clear vision
Maybe you are struggling to find your direction in life because you have anchored your vision on the rules or wishes of other people; of the society. Chances are that the goals you’ve set for yourself aren’t what you truly want- You are working hard to live someone else’s dream. A life coach will guide you to realize this and set a clear vision for the remaining part of your life.
3. A life coach is your core support system during a time of pain and frustration
When you are frustrated by life challenges and the pain that comes with them, a life coach will help you fight off the frustrations and re-purpose your energy to more fruitful things. If the frustrations are arising from trying to reinvent the wheel, your life coach will call you back to reality. He/she will help you see that the things causing you unimaginable stress and frustrations aren’t even worth it.
4. You need help in stretching your boundaries beyond your comfort zone
It is okay to have a comfort zone, but it is not okay to dwell in it for the rest of your life. Maybe you have a great career going, but is that where you truly belong? Maybe you have a home already and so you go to bed every day confident that you have achieved everything there is to achieve in life. Trust me, can do better. You can join a better profession, such as undertaking a life coaching training; you can have another kid; you can buy a new home, and you can achieve many great things in life if you stretched the boundaries of your comfort zones. A lot of these decisions will be made easier if you consult with a life coach, who will guide you to find your right path in life.
5. A life coach will help you disentangle from your limiting beliefs
You could be the biggest stumbling block to your own success, knowingly or unknowingly. Your subconscious mind could be the one telling you that what you are intending to do is beyond your ability. Hiring a life coach is the first step towards disentangling yourself from the work of limiting beliefs.