Ways To Respond To Procrastination by Christina Gillett

4 responses to your procrastination that are more effective than name-calling (Read the full blog post here) As a coach, I often meet people who are exasperated by their procrastination, but despite name-calling and getting ‘tough’ with themselves, still nothing happens. And, especially for the people I tend to work with – in helping professions (NHS […]

Nature Connection and Innovation by Christina Gillett

Join us: Nature connection and innovation workshop, Saturday 16th March 2-5pm I am joining up with accredited forest therapy practitioner, Lucinda from Mothertree Wellbeing, to host an in-person workshop in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Forests, and inspired by the day’s theme this year: ‘‘Forests and Innovation’. The afternoon will be relaxing, refreshing and takes place […]

It’s Time To Celebrate by Christina Gillett

(This blog has been written by Christina Gillett, an accredited Transformational and Physical Intelligence coach with a background in community engagement and development, specialising in helping her clients make changes in their lives, careers and as leaders (in whatever capacity that leadership exists). Celebration is not just fun and games: It’s a key part of […]

The Healing Power of the Coast


It’s that time of year, and we’re ready for it. Sunshine, warmer days, brighter nights and typically, holidays. Usually, we cannot wait to ‘get away’, and this could mean going on a city break, a coastal break or an all-inclusive hotel break. Getting away, in general, gives us time out from our everyday lives, which […]

All about Imposter Syndrome

Odd One Out

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Like you don’t deserve the credit you’re being given for an achievement, or do you ever have a sense of “being found out”? Do you feel like the odd one out in a meeting? Imposter Syndrome is often felt by high-achieving individuals in a position of success. This […]

It’s All About the Trees – Creative Coaching

All About Trees

Most trees have seen more than we would ever see in two lifetimes, so really we have a lot to learn from them. But, we’re not so un-similar, if we stop and think about it, we can identify ourselves with each aspect of a tree, like its roots for example. So, what makes trees so […]

Ways to be more Mindful


Following on from our recent blog The Importance of Well-being, here we’ll touch on Mindfulness. It’s easy to race through life, the days go fast, and they only seem to go faster the older we get. Have you ever thought about why they go faster as we get older? Because we fill our days with […]

The Importance of Well-being


We zoom through our lives worrying about everything and everyone else and somehow we seem to forget how our well-being affects our everyday life so it’s essential we look after ourselves. Listed below are 5 simple steps that are proven to help our mental well-being. 1. Connect with People Having good relationships is essential. As […]

What causes Procrastination?

Frog Procrastination

Procrastination is the delaying of an action causing a gap between when you intend to do something and when you actually do it. We’ve all been there, said we’d do something, looked at it and not necessarily said NO, but have turned around and started doing something else or put it off. It’s normal, everyone […]

Can you afford NOT to engage a Divorce Coach? By Paula Crowhurst

Wife And Husband Splitting Children And House | Paula Crowhurst | The Coach Directory

In this article, I shall take you through the factors that will help you to determine how much you value your mental well-being.  If a car breaks down, without hesitation, we take it to a reputable garage to be fixed. So why is it that if WE ‘break down’, we’re afraid to ask for help, […]

Am I a People Pleaser?

People Pleaser

Sometimes we define our self-worth on whether we are liked by those around us, this is because you may have an extreme need to be liked and need that ‘fitting in’ feeling – also called a ‘need to please’. If you are a people pleaser, you might find yourself concentrating on what other people think, […]

What is Empathy?


From a coaching point of view, empathy from a coach can help their clients think clearer or deeper about their own motivations, wishes and feelings, prompting them to share this with you. This is ultimately what we want in this coach/client relationship, as it can encourage self-change and awareness. What are the 3 types of […]

Press Release – The Coach Directory


The Coach Directory Delivers a New Level of Accountability to the Coaching Industry A new online directory for the executive, business & personal coaching profession is committed to elevating industry standards by providing a level of accountability that has previously not existed for the profession. The Coach Directory recently launched in the UK and seeks to revolutionise […]

Getting Started – Find a Coach

Find a Coach in a Maze

Where and how do you start to find a Coach? OK, so you’ve decided that finding a coach is a good idea? Perhaps others close to you have recommended that you find one? You’ve made your mind up, so how do you go about finding one? There are a lot of qualities to look for […]

6 Feedback Tips for Coaches


How do Coaches share feedback without offending? In our Facebook Group recently (see below for link), we were asked this question: “Thomas Pain quoted ‘he who dares not offend, can not be honest’ – so how do Coaches balance feedback to clients without offending, or do you just go for it as Thomas says?” This is a great […]

Use The Coach Directory to find a trusted Coach

The Coach Directory

If you’re looking for a Coach, perhaps you don’t know where to start? The first thing we want you to know is that all our coaches are screened & validated by us. Our Coaches trust our vetting process, and you can trust us that before we publish any Coach on our website that they are […]

Qualities that make a Great Coach

Great Coach

There are many different types of Coach, however there are one set of qualities that run consistently through all of them, regardless of their speciality. Here we explore 5 traits that make a great coach:  A Skilled Listener A good Coach will be a good listener. A great Coach will be a skilled listener. A […]

Coaching and Contracting

Coach contracting

5 things you and your Coach can contract on. OK, we don’t necessarily mean the “legal” contract that you might have with your Coach, which might describe the financial transaction – although that might exist too. What we are talking about is a different type of contracting – the contract between 2 human beings – […]

What is a Coach Credential?

certified coach

Are you wondering what all the acronyms are around coaching? It can be confusing understanding the differences, and what it means to you when trying to choose a Coach to work with. All our Coaches at The Coach Directory are professionally trained and accredited by a professional body. Today we’ll start with one of those […]

10 things a Coach can do for you

lightbulb moments

Are you wondering what a Coach will actually DO for you?  There are a vast number of coaching types – for example, career, transition, life, relationship, family, and many, many more. In future posts we will go into a bit more detail about each of the different types, but today we wanted to write about […]