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.

Small Changes, Big Impact – How a Life Coach Training Can Lead to Meaningful Improvements

April 6, 2023

Small Changes, Big Impact Have you ever considered how minor tweaks can lead to significant shifts in your daily life? This thought came to light when a simple suggestion from a bike mechanic not to permanently alter the handlebars before a test ride led to a revelation about the impact of small decisions. Every Little […]

Managing Middle School Paperwork: A Comprehensive Guide to the 5-folder System

March 21, 2023

Mastering Middle School: The 5-Folder System for Paperwork Management Middle schoolers often face the daunting challenge of managing a deluge of paperwork from various classes. Without a system, important papers can easily get lost in the chaos of overstuffed lockers and backpacks. However, there’s a straightforward method to keep everything organized—the 5-folder system. This system […]

Guide: How to Manage Coach-Client-Sponsor Interaction in Line with ICF Standards

March 12, 2023

We’re excited to launch a new series of blog posts dedicated to preparing coaches for the International Coach Federation’s Coach Knowledge Assessment. This series will feature practice questions that target the ICF’s Core Competencies, starting with a focus on Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards. Practice Question: Imagine a coach is working with a college student […]

Discovering Why Awe is the Core of Your Life: A Practical Approach

February 28, 2023

Exploring Awe: The Core of Our Life Experience Today’s thought revolves around the concept of awe and its profound impact on our understanding of life. William James, often considered the father of American psychology and perhaps the world’s first life coach, highlighted the significance of awe in shaping our worldview. Understanding Awe through Pragmatism and […]

Assumptions versus Perspectives

January 4, 2023

Recently, I’ve been grappling with understanding the subtle differences between an assumption and a perspective. As life coaching tools, they seem to overlap significantly in practice, leading to some confusion on my part. Both assumptions and perspectives can shape our actions in profound ways. For example, if someone assumes “Chemistry is going to be too […]