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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 10: Using Self-Compassion

  Last week we looked at the motivating effect of self-compassion and this week we take a peek on how we go about using self-compassion in our coaching practice Using self-compassion exercises can be a very effective way of increasing

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 9: Self Compassion

  This week we will take a look at a psychological concept that has the potential to generate a little controversy and regular disagreement That concept is self-compassion and in this blog I will attempt to convince you that it

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 8: More on bridging the Intention-Behaviour Gap

  Last week we looked at using implementation intentions to bridge the gap between behaviour and intentions. This week we shall look at a few more aspects and try to uncover what it is that maintains the intention-behaviour gap. How

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 7: Bridging the Intention-Behaviour Gap with Implementation Intentions

In our last Blog, we introduced the idea of there being a gap between intention and behaviour . . . and we started to look at how we might bridge it. This week we will delve into implementation intentions and

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 6: Bridging the gap between Intention and Behaviour

  This week the topic we will be looking at literally is a link and not only between coaching and psychology. We shall look at the space between intention and action and how we might go about bridging the gap

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 5: Using Self-Determination Theory

  Last week, the link we explored between coaching and psychology was Self-Determination Theory . . . a theory of motivation and self-regulation. This week we shall explore using Self-Determination Theory in our coaching practice. Before we start using Self-Determination

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 4: Self-Determination Theory

  The next link we are going to explore between coaching and psychology looks at a theory of motivation and self-regulation. Self-Determination Theory (SDT) attempts to explain the tricky areas of motivation and self-regulation and how they are associated with

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology 3: Self-Efficacy

  Today we’re going to explore in more detail one of the links between coaching and psychology – self-efficacy. Self-efficacy relates to an individual’s beliefs and confidence in their ability to complete tasks and reach goals in a specific context.

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology: 2

There are several links between coaching and psychology. In my second blog in this series we will look at the some of the ones that have both global and specific influences on what we do as coaches. The debate about

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Exploring the Links between Coaching and Psychology: 1

Have you ever wondered about the links between coaching and psychology? If you are searching for answers then look no further as this is the subject of our next series of blogs. As a coach I am often asked these

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