Find a coach that suits your learning style

Find a coach that suits your learning style

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is a Personal Life Coach?

A Personal Life Coach is someone who is qualified to support, encourage, challenge and motivate you to achieve your goals. A coach is a good active listener that can pick up from your voice, text or video what you are really thinking and will facilitate you to take actions to move yourself towards your goals. They will celebrate your successes, help you discover how to overcome obstacles, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and enable you to move forward at a far greater pace than you could achieve on your own, with the ultimate aim of you achieving your goals and discovering a much happier life.

How is Personal Life Coaching different from Career Coaching?

The tools and techniques of the coach are exactly the same for Life Coaching as they are for Career Coaching. The main difference is that with Life Coaching you will be focusing on any part of your life or many areas which you want to improve, whereas with Career Coaching (as the name suggests) it focuses directly on your career. In practice, our careers have a major impact on most areas of our lives – choosing a Personal Life Coach who is specialized in Career Coaching has a major advantage for those looking at any goals. This is a major benefit of LifeRamp as our coaches are equipped with career assessments and market intelligence that enables them to bring additional insight and perspective to student’s personal and professional goal setting

How does Personal Life Coaching work?

Life Coaching works because it focuses you on exactly what you want to achieve and gets you there faster. We go through life constantly busy ‘doing things’, but very rarely do we stop and consider our future, and where we really want to be. By using a Life Coach you are able to do just that, with the aid of a coach who is 100% dedicated to you and your future. They will listen, encourage, support and motivate you. The Life Coach is able to keep you focused and, through their experience and expertise, you will be able to identify options available to you, that you may not have ever considered. 

What types of people have a Personal Life Coach?

Traditionally, celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Google’s Eric Schmidt, and Bill Gates have benefitted from life coaches. Today, many young people and executives use life coaches to help them achieve their personal and or professional goals. LifeRamp believes in the impact that personalized life coaching can have on young people, students 16-24 years of age. The only traits these students have in common is the desire to maximize their potential or change something specifically so they are happier, and the realization that they will stay focused and get there quicker with the support of a coach.

What happens during a coaching session?

During each session we will recap on the actions set and achieved from the last session and look at general progress and successes. We will then set a ‘session goal’ to clearly set out what you want to achieve by the end of the day’s session. We then explore where you are at the moment with that particular goal; what you have tried; what has worked and any obstacles you have come across along the way. We then explore all the possible options in achieving that goal, using lots of techniques to really extract options that you have never thought of before. Lastly and most importantly we look at what actions you want to set yourself from the list of options to achieve that session’s goal. Throughout the process, LifeRamp coaches utilized a host of coaching tools and assessments to use when deemed appropriate.

How long are the coaching sessions?

Life Coaching sessions take approximately 45 minutes. These sessions can be weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, whatever suits your life and the speed at which you can take actions to achieve your goals. LifeRamp coaches also provide ‘text nudging’ in between sessions to ensure regular 2-way communication and cheerleading where needed.

How many Coaching sessions will I need?

This depends on what you want to achieve with your coaching. Most families utilize LifeRamp services to help students make transitions, set career paths, provide health and well being support, while holding student accountable to meet and exceed goals. In order to achieve this we look at smaller goals or “micro actions”, that need to be achieved each session, to move you closer to your overall goal. For some people this may take as little as 2 sessions and for others it will be more. It is a very personal decision based on your individual goals. 

Where does the coaching take place?

All coaching will take place virtually via video, chat, phone, and/or email.

How much does it cost?

LifeRamp cost much less than seeing a traditional Life Coach or other health professional. Fees are as low as $49 per week. This really is a very small price to pay for the life changing experience that you desire. 

What will I have to do?

To get the best from Life Coaching, you need have a positive attitude towards the achievement of your goal. You need to be totally open, trusting and honest within the coaching relationship. You need to have the time and commitment to complete the actions that you will set yourself at the end of each session. These actions are what will move you closer to your overall goal. Ultimately your level of commitment will directly influence the speed and extent to which your goals will be realized. To help you with all of this, the coach provides boundless motivation, support and encouragement within a confidential and nonjudgmental environment.

What are the benefits of Personal Life Coaching?

The benefits of Life Coaching are having someone that is solely dedicated to you and the achievement of your goals. They are nonjudgmental, supportive, encouraging and motivating just when you need it. They keep you focused on where you want to be and moving forward in the right direction. They will enable you to get to where you want to be in life, much faster than you could on your own.

How is Personal Life Coaching different from Counseling?

Coaching and counseling are similar in the sense that both counselors and coaches ask the client questions, sometimes requiring a lot of soul-searching. Neither a counselor or a coach will give advice but they will listen to what you say and direct the conversation with further pertinent questions. However, whereas the typical counseling session will be dealing with emotions and issues in the past affecting the present, the coaching relationship is focused on the future and deals with optimizing the opportunities in your life for you to ultimately achieve greater happiness.