Academic Life Coaching Blog

Life Coaching Meets Inspiration and Positive Psychology

CTEDU’s blog centers on looking at the latest developments in positive psychology applied to the field of life coaching.

Unleashing the Power of Passion for Success

August 17, 2023

The Power of Passion: A Journey Through Suffering to Success The term “passion” originates from the Latin word passus, stemming from the verb patior, which means to suffer. This foundational meaning, often overlooked today, is crucial in understanding the deep connection between enduring hardship and cultivating a passionate life. This concept is vividly illustrated in […]

Exploring the Role of Simple, Curious Questions in Developing Life Coaching Skills.

July 5, 2023

Unlocking Potential with Simple, Curious Questions: Life Coaching Skill #3 Welcome to part three of our five-part series on transformative life coaching skills from the Academic Life Coaching program. Today, we delve into the power of simple, curious questions, a fundamental tool for any effective coach. The Role of Powerful Questions in Coaching Powerful questions, […]

Making the Most of Summer: A Guide for Parents and Teens

June 30, 2023

Making the Most of Summer: A Guide for Parents and Teens Summer offers a tremendous opportunity for young people to take control of their time and focus on personal growth. Yet, it’s easy to fall into the trap of overly ambitious plans or, conversely, a summer spent mostly in leisure activities like hanging out with […]

Understanding the Goal of Positive Psychology and the 5 Core Elements of Flourishing

May 3, 2023

Exploring the notion of well-being through the lens of Positive Psychology provides a modern answer to the ancient Greek query: “What is the highest aim of life, and how do we achieve it?” This enduring question has found contemporary resonance in the intersection of science and psychology, drawing heavily on a rich tradition of humanistic […]

Comfortable and Confident vs. Comfortable or Confident

April 25, 2023

The roots of the words “comfortable” and “confident” reveal much about their meanings. “Comfortable” originates from the Latin word fortis, which translates to “strength,” while “confident” comes from fides, meaning “faith.” This linguistic backdrop sets the stage for a profound discussion in life coaching. Last night, during a Life Coaching training session, we explored the […]