Updated: Oct 16
You have been thinking for a long time about hiring a life coach. You’ve done your homework. You’ve googled the numerous life coaches available to you. You're about to take the big step of investing in a life coach when you hesitate.
Investing in a life coaching program requires your commitment, willingness to change, money, and your time. This is a lot of investment for one person to put into their own personal development, you may be asking. You may also be asking, “What are the benefits of hiring a life coach?”.
I've no hesitation in telling you that you'll be making one of the most valuable investments of your life when hiring a good life coach. What is more valuable than giving yourself the greatest gift of all – growing yourself so that you may find personal confidence, freedom, and success?
What Are the Benefits of Life Coaching?
Here are 8 benefits of life coaching you need to know about. Once you've read through them all, you'll realize why you need to take this most valuable step!
1. Making and Saving More Money
Many clients report that during and after a coaching program, they not only made more money but they also began to save more money. As they began to focus on prioritizing work that they loved and wanted to do, their self-worth and drive increased.
They began to adopt a prosperity consciousness as they placed more value on what they loved doing. A coach will help their clients to shift financial limiting beliefs they may have and help them to find ways of making more money and spending less on things that are not important to them.
Denise Duffield's book, "Get Rich, Lucky Bitch" shares the author's own financial rollercoaster ride and how finding her own prosperity consciousness helped shift her approach to money.
2. Discovering How to Make More of Your Life
As you begin to discover your true values, your coach will help you to align your goals to them and not to anyone else’s expectations. By learning to ditch what isn’t working for you and integrating what does, you will learn to increase the quality and depth of your life experiences.
You'll be empowered to find ways to improve your life experiences with invaluable tools shared by your life coach. Living a value-based lifestyle that's true to you lets you find more meaning in your life.
3. Creating Stronger and More Diverse Networks for Success
Life coaching helps you to develop a stronger and more diverse network. Through such networks, it becomes easier to find assistance, knowledge, connections, and support. The coach can assist their clients in making plans to attract high-quality people and opportunities into their lives.
Having the right people around you, by creating healthy boundaries, improves your own sense of motivation, drive, and determination to be the person you truly believe in.
4. Making Smarter Decisions With Better Perspectives
A coach gives you the space to discuss any concerns or ideas you may have. By being objective, the coach can help you to make decisions that are more effective and relevant to your life.
By identifying “blind spots” in your perceptions of the world, your coach can assist you in removing such “blind spots” so that you have a far greater understanding and success.
5. Faster Personal Development
Life coaches equip their clients with tools and techniques that empower them to increase their rate of personal development by finding a level of clarity and purpose in their lives.
Without this objective and independent support that a coach offers, clients would battle to find clarity and purpose on their own.
6. Extending Beyond Your Comfort Zone
By extending your boundaries beyond your comfort zone, the coach will help you increase your confidence and ability to handle a variety of situations. A coach can empower you to improve your skill set such as communication, enabling you to better understand, accept and influence those around you.
A good life coach will recognize your strengths and weaknesses. They'll help you to shift the weak points so you're equipped to break through your own limiting boundaries. In turn, your strengths will be highlighted as your confidence grows.
Gay Hendriks talks about comfort zones and learning to expand beyond them in his book, "The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fears and Take Life to the Next Level".
7. Increasing Your Drive to Achieve Your Goal
Coaches actively listen to their clients and put together development strategies that talk to their specific clients. This will make clients feel not only respected for who they are but also unique and special.
A good coach holds their clients accountable for achieving their dreams and by feeling listened to and supported, clients will find increased energy to “get out there and succeed!”.
8. A Constructive Relationship
Imagine a relationship where you finally break free of self-limiting conversations, where the voices of self-sabotage are simply recognized for what they are, and where the powerful part of you is always encouraged.
This is the relationship between a coach and client – offering the client a place to visit consistently and regularly….to consolidate, integrate, find inspiration over and over again, and push on. (Courtesy: New Insights).
As I work with more and more clients, I can vouch for the benefits playing out in their lives. Often the benefits start to play out almost immediately. The Universe responds by acknowledging your investment of loving-kindness and commitment to yourself.
When you choose to make the change you want to see in your own life by investing in a good coaching program, you'll see the benefits unfold before your eyes.
Go on, sign up, you won’t regret it.
This post was updated on January 30. 2023.