Here at PSG we feel proud of the diverse and remarkable community of coaches that surrounds us. For this reason, every month we are delighted to share with our readers, part of the wisdom and experiences they offer to us.
In August, our Coach of the Month is Niall O’Callaghan. In this article, Niall talks to us about his work as Health & Wellbeing coach and gives us advice on how to enable better wellness. Keep reading and get inspired by his insights.
Here is our Coach of the Month – August 2017 – Coaching Q & A
PSG: What is the main reason people come to you for coaching and wellness?
I like to think that I am fairly approachable and I don’t have any fixed solution. By actively listening to the client, I get a picture of where they are, and where they want to go. By facilitating the building of goals and targets I give clients a platform to work off. I then focus on the areas of Fitness & Activity as well as Wellbeing to foster the achievement of those goals. The client feeling fit and well is always my basis for coaching.
PSG: To-date, as a coach, what has brought you the most fulfilment working with clients ?
In my work with Pure Results Bootcamp with Kathryn Thomas, I have been lucky enough to work with approximately 1000 clients, with clients looking to get a kick start and achieve a goal. Many times I get to work with clients individually and coach them in their specific personal goals. I always leave my personal contact details with them and tell them to let me know how they get on. I get so much fulfilment when I get a text or an email out of the blue from a client a number of months later when a client has achieved their goal. As the goals are normally health or fitness related, clients are normally feeling much fitter and stronger and this gives me great fulfilment.
PSG: What is something we could all start doing to enable better wellness?
In order to achieve our version of success, we need to have a good base. We need to eat well and move our bodies sufficiently. Good nutrition and regular exercise keeps our minds clear and keeps our bodies functioning at a higher level. This is the basis for any success.
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