Life coaching can be understood as collaborative, solution-focused, results-orientated systematic process in which the coach facilitates the enhancement of the coachee’s life experience, goal attainment and well-being and fosters the self-directed learning and personal growth of the people.
Does it really work?
Well, studies in this area provided evidence for the efficacy of evidence-based life coaching and indicated that it can enhance goal striving, well-being and hope, increase goal attainment and satisfaction with life, enlarge perceived control over environmental factors. Furthermore, it boosts confidence, resulting in openness towards new life experiences and improving quality of life.
This type of coaching helps the coachee to explore his expectations about life, along with the progress made so far by them. Often, individuals within this cognitive exploration realize that the limiting factor is their own thoughts.
Consequently, CBC helps the person in question to develop thinking about himself that increases self-esteem, then to deliberately engage in actions that strengthen these attributes to the point that they allow achieving the most ambitious purposes of life.