This week we are going to explore what shame is, and we are going to contrast it from an associated feeling of guilt. We’ll talk about possible causes of shame, the effects of shame, and then we will talk about how we can effectively coach our clients around and through shame.
Category: Coaching Difficult Emotions
If you have been putting into practice everything from the Getting Started series, you’re probably starting to generate interest in your coaching. So on this episode, we’re covering what you should do when someone approaches you and says “Hey, I’m interested in learning more!” Because sometimes, that can be one of the scariest parts of the process.
When we experience difficult emotions like sadness, they can block our path to change, and that makes it increasingly difficult for us to want to take action in our lives. So as coaches, it’s imperative that we know how to support our clients when they are experiencing challenging emotions, like sadness.