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What is an Empowerment coach?

An empowerment coach is so much more than someone espousing the cliché “if you just believe in yourself, you can do anything.” An empowerment coach helps you to look past your negative thoughts and feelings toward yourself. They focus more on how they can aid you in being gentle and accepting while discovering yourself. An empowerment coach is skilled at showing you how to nurture your confidence and create a fulfilling life unhindered by self-doubt.

What does an Empowerment coach do?

There are times when an all-too-familiar feeling of powerlessness hits you. It’s almost like drowning. It feels like defeat.

Got fired from a job when you were so sure of its permanence? Heartbreaking. Don’t know how to move forward with a new career path? Confusing. 

Where does this leave you? Probably feeling overwhelmed, your mind too cloudy to think properly about how to continue. 

Whoever said positive thinking does the trick is mistaken. To some extent, it does help. But you can’t rely on just thinking happy thoughts. It’s impossible to always be that optimistic. 

It’s the act of doing something that gives you hope that this is, in fact, not the end for you. There’s a sense of control over your own life. 

Being at your lowest doesn’t have to feel like the end of the world. Because as they say, the good thing about hitting rock bottom is that there’s only one way to go. And that's up. 

Seen at the individual level, empowerment aims to increase individual choice and your capacity for self-reliance (Luttrell et al., 2009). An empowerment coach can help you with this and so much more.

Improve Your Self-Talk

Life is generally filled with uncertainties. And yet, people still react to anything unexpected with a negative response. That’s because we tend to focus on what we can’t do. 

For example, your manager asked you to do a task that is new to you. Immediately, you’ll tell them to assign it to somebody else because it’s unfamiliar. You’re so afraid of the unknown, of failure, that you’ve developed an instantaneous response to it. 

I can’t do it. I’ll make a mistake, and I’ll be berated for it. I’d rather not try it at all. I’m not good enough to do complex tasks. 

This kind of thinking is entirely the opposite of empowering yourself. So what an empowerment coach does is help you work on your self-defeating talk. This includes exchanging the deprecating thoughts of yourself for something more loving and accepting. 

Keep in mind that the language you use during introspection influences your behavior, feelings, and thoughts (Kross et al., 2014).

Surround Yourself with Strong People 

Why stick with people who influence you negatively when others will push you to be your best self? 

An empowerment coach can assist you in choosing who you let into your life. Because by surrounding yourself with positive and motivated people, you can feel empowered to achieve your goals. 

A professional can also help you in building healthy relationships with these people.

Bring Out Your Best Self

The best version of yourself may not be reflected in the mirror right now. You’ll likely have to look into the future to see it. As of this moment, what you have is the opportunity to work on yourself. 

It’ll take some time and effort. Becoming the person you always envisioned will require tweaking your life. First and foremost, this entails focusing on your goals. You’ll have to allow yourself to grow. Then, work on distancing yourself from limitations. 

An empowerment coach will guide you in changing your mindset. You’ll be able to take on more positive thinking. This may mean gaining confidence that you initially lacked. Or it might be incorporating better habits. 

Overall, an empowerment coach will help you to leave your comfort zone. Especially if that place is the very thing hindering you from bringing out your best self. 

Do I need an Empowerment coach?

Empowerment is a lot of things. It's your ability to persist, to be relentless, and to not give up when things aren't going in your favor (Jones, 2001). It's becoming stronger and more confident. 

There will be days when you'll be able to embody it as effortlessly as breathing. Unfortunately, there will also be times when you will bring yourself down. Doing it all on your own can be frustratingly erratic. Maybe even up to the point where you'll abandon what you want altogether. 

And that's what we don't want, right? Hire an empowerment coach to sustainably and healthily help you achieve your desired life. 

The following are other great reasons why you'll need a professional:

When Life Gives You Lemons

If there's another thing that empowerment is, it's resilience. You, persevering when the circumstances are against you. 

Positive thinking reflects your outlook on life. It determines your attitude toward yourself. It’s a mental attitude in form of words, thoughts, and images that are conducive to growth and success (Khalid & Nassem, 2010)

There's a common misconception about this kind of thinking, though, which is that it involves ignoring life's unpleasantness. You see something unfavorable and you turn your back and pretend it isn't there.

The truth is that positive thinking is your ability to approach horrible situations in a positive (and productive) way. It's not running away from them. It's facing them head-on, thinking and believing that the best will happen. 

So when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. 

An empowerment coach can help you recognize when your thoughts are taking a dark and treacherous turn. They can then help you filter those out, enabling you to cultivate a mindset that is less self-criticizing and more accepting.

When the going gets tough, you can also trust an empowerment coach to help you learn how to keep your character and composure. Once your state of mind is generally on the optimistic side, you'll be capable of handling stress effectively.  

Recognize Your Abilities and Self-Worth

We all have strengths and weaknesses. This is a fact that most people know but often overlook. Even you are guilty of focusing more on your weaknesses. You need to remember that you have the power within you to overcome obstacles and go for what you want. 

This is why you'll need an empowerment coach. They can help you see your abilities and how those can make a difference. It may be in other people's lives, your desired future, or even the world. 

A professional can also stop you from basing your self-worth solely on your achievements. Competition is a part of life, but by weighing your achievements too heavily, you'll lose sight of your power. An empowerment coach can help you recognize what truly matters to you. 

Overcome Self-Doubts

Let's not forget the self-doubts. When they become persistent, know that it's more than okay to seek an empowerment coach's help. 

Your self-doubt can manifest as imposter syndrome. This occurs when you have the illogical fear of people seeing you as some kind of fraud. You believe that you're undeserving of your achievements. 

Sometimes, you may even think that you got lucky or had very good timing. This is especially prominent among women (Jagsi & Mullangi, 2019).

Your doubts can also stem from indecisiveness. It might be difficult for you to make decisions for fear of choosing the wrong thing. 

But if you're ready to do better and reach for success, then you'll need an empowerment coach to show you how to take control and achieve your dreams. You can create a life that focuses on what you want. With coaching, you'll stop accepting the limits the outside world wants to place on you. 

Empowerment coaching will increase your self-belief and motivation. Then anything is possible.

What’s a Self-Empowerment Coach?

What does it mean to start taking control of your life? 

When it comes to self-empowerment, it's a matter of conscious and deliberate cultivation of your competency. Knowing you're empowered can help you identify areas of your life that need changing.

With the help of a self-empowerment coach, you can overcome certain limiting beliefs. Thus, this will give way to growth. Not only that, but your coach can also help you cultivate self-confidence and adopt a more positive mindset.

Furthermore, a self-empowerment coach is someone who can help you with the following:

  • Goal-Setting: As easy as it may seem, it really isn't. Effective goal-setting may require hiring a self-empowerment coach. They can assist you in going for realistic aspirations while keeping your values intact.
  • Accountability: One of the best advantages of coaching is having an accountability buddy. Your coach can offer you support and encouragement to achieve your goals. They can keep you on track when obstacles arise. And, of course, hold you accountable for your actions.
  • Mindset Development: There's comfort in the known. But! You also need to allow yourself to challenge or question negative thought patterns. Working with a self-empowerment coach will encourage you to have better self-awareness. They can also guide you in developing resilience and self-compassion.
  • Skill-Building: Striving for self-empowerment is often associated with your desire to hone a particular skill. This may be self-confidence, time management, communication skills, or something else. Whichever skill you need fine-tuning with, a self-empowerment coach can be very helpful.
  • Eliminating Limiting Beliefs: Your inner voice can be your worst enemy or your best ally. It's what enlarges or shrinks your realm of opportunities (Kalmon, 2020). An empowerment coach can help you desaturate your mind. Which, we both know, is often filled with more negative thoughts than positive. 

Your coach can guide you in removing stress and your bad habits. Thus, enabling you to cope better and adapt to change.

Ultimately, you'll be more self-reliant, self-motivated, and self-directed. Eventually leading to fulfillment and empowerment.

What’s a Personal Empowerment Coach?

Despite being used interchangeably, a personal empowerment coach is not the same as a self-empowerment coach. And as much as these two may seem similar, there are subtle differences. Knowing who is who can help you decide on which coach to go to.

With the latter already discussed, let's now focus on what exactly a personal empowerment coach does.

Together with a personal empowerment coach, you can identify where your strengths lie. This will create positive changes in all aspects of your life. May this be in your career, relationships, and health. A personal empowerment coach can then aid you in enhancing your overall well-being.

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How can an Empowerment coach help me?

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. Benjamin Disraeli Coaching QuoteDoing it alone can be difficult. Let's be honest. Harnessing the power and will to lift yourself up takes a lot from a person. You'll need a helping hand.

Here are some of the things that an empowerment coach can aid you with:

Provide Useful Empowerment Tools 

To make the journey easier for you, a coach will give you the tools to improve your life. You’ll begin by working on your behaviors. You embody empowerment by exchanging bad habits with healthier ones. Preferably those that will bring you closer to your goals. 

Your empowerment coach can do pre-session check-ins to see where you currently are. This can be a short questionnaire.This will help your coach keep tabs on your progress. 

Aside from this, an empowerment coach can help you set SMART goals. This way, there'll be a clear structure for your goals. You'll learn how to set them and successfully go after them. Related to this is the GROW model technique, which is a method for problem-solving in coaching. 

All in all, your coach will help you make an action plan so you can move away from worry and fear. 

Surpass Limitations

Your coach will also show you that you don't have to let outside forces limit you. You can learn to think positively and stop holding yourself back. Instead of thinking you can't do something, you'll believe that you have valuable talents to offer the world. 

You can start that business, find your dream job, earn a much-deserved promotion, improve relationships, and more. 

Your coach shows you how to find comfort in your inner strength. You'll see how to be mindful of your thoughts and actions. This gives you the power to choose what's best for you every day.

Love Yourself 

You'll learn to take care of yourself too. You can stop letting a hectic life pull energy out of you. With coaching, you'll set up your life so that it nurtures you. This includes accessing and connecting with your creative side. 

With an empowerment coach, you'll know the power of self-compassion. When things don't go your way, criticizing yourself is often an immediate response. Learning self-compassion will make you kinder to yourself. Your coach can help you allow yourself to feel bad without letting your negative emotions take control of your life.

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Five great reasons to hire an Empowerment coach

To further convince you of the benefits of empowerment coaching, we've listed five great reasons for you: 

Live the Life You Want

Just because you're currently far from where you wanted to be at this point in your life doesn't mean it's over for you. That’s your inner critic talking. 

Together with an empowerment coach, you can achieve your desired life. You’ll get there through planning and mindful effort. You won't have to give up on your talents and dreams. Your coach can assist you in working on building back your self-confidence. 

You wouldn't have to settle for less. You'll have the means to chase after what you want.

Improve Decisiveness

Being caught up in making the “correct” choice will prevent you from acting at all. Second-guessing everything will paralyze you.

Knowing how to be decisive when it matters fosters confidence. It enables you to find fulfillment in life. After all, it is in these decisions that you gradually create the life that you want. 

Making decisions will become easier through empowerment coaching. You'll know what you want and learn to trust yourself. Your coach can help you stop overanalyzing. They’ll help you overcome your fears, and let go of chasing perfection. 

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Visualize Your Future and Turn It into Your Now

Changes that matter are most likely to happen when they're on your terms. An empowerment coach is helpful in this regard. They can guide you in planning your vision clearly and coming up with an actionable plan. 

A professional can also keep you accountable so you won't deviate from your plan. Remember that it takes consistency and believing in yourself to reach your goal. An empowerment coach can help you in finding motivation when setbacks occur. They'll be there to help you see the disappointments as opportunities for learning. 

Take Care of Yourself

When you undergo empowerment coaching, you'll learn to value and care for yourself. Your coach can help you make time for rest. You'll learn to appreciate taking time off for yourself–because when you're well-rested, you'll have a more positive mindset. You'll also have a better grasp of your actions, and an overall empowered perception of life. 

With the guidance of a coach, you'll also know how to stop comparing yourself with others.

Seeing everybody else hit milestones can trigger negative emotions, including jealousy and feelings of inadequacy. That’s only natural. You might end up pressuring yourself, giving your all just to achieve the very same things as your peers. But such extremes will be at the expense of your health. 

Fortunately, an empowerment coach can guide you to keep a sustainable pace, without experiencing burn out. 

Make Room for Personal Development 

There's always room for improvement. In fact, you can expect growth when you're on track toward achieving a goal. You'll get to know yourself better, and learn more about the world in general. 

An empowerment coach can help you navigate the unknown and adopt a growth mindset. You'll be able to work on your adaptability. This includes problem-solving, and conflict resolution too. 

A professional can also assist you in identifying the areas where you need or like to improve. At the end of empowerment coaching, you can expect to reach your full potential. 

5 great reasons to hire an empowerment coach

Empowerment coaching model: Questions an empowerment coach might ask you

Powerful questions are the foundations of any coaching. Going in, you should expect your empowerment coach to ask you a lot of them. 

To give you an idea, here are some of the most common questions you’ll hear during your sessions:

  • What do you think are the things holding you back from your desired life?
  • How would you like to feel at the end of each day?
  • Why do you feel the need to explain, justify, or apologize for who you are?
  • How will you define power?
  • How do you deal when intense emotions arise?
  • What do you do during stressful situations?
  • How do you talk to yourself when you’re alone?
  • What are the things and conditions in your control?
  • How do you react when things don’t go as planned?
  • What do you think is your purpose in life?
  • What do you think are the actions you could do to live your purpose?
  • What will a “perfect” day look like to you?
  • Who are the people you need to be spending time with to feel more empowered?
  • How comfortable are you in your own skin?
  • What kind of experiences would you like to have?
  • What’s preventing you from acting now?
  • What can you learn from (insert specific situation)?
  • How can you change your negative thinking?
  • What are the things that you think you could be doing to make you feel alive?
  • When do you feel most confident? 

Next steps: How to find an empowerment coach near me

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You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Maya Angelou Coaching Quote

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