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Can A Life Coach Help You?

If you’re looking for a way to get more out of life, find happiness, and be fulfilled in your daily work and family routines – perhaps you should consider consulting a life coach. Though once considered a fringe profession, life coaches are gaining credibility. Today, they’re helping people find deeper relational intimacy, manage stress and find balance, plan their careers, budget their money, be better parents, and more. Check out how such a person may be able to benefit your life.

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A Life Coach May Help You Become Content

Consider this: most people experience a return on investment 3.44 times their life coaching fees, according to an ICF Global Coaching Client Study.*

That’s not a bad investment! So how might a life coach benefit your life?

1. Set Priorities: A good life coach will help you focus on the most important tasks by setting goals and action plans rather than being beholden to the urgent.

2. Identify the Biggest Goal: For most people, there’s one priority goal that, once achieved, has a disproportionately high positive impact. A coach can help you determine what it is and plan how to seize it.

3. Think Outside the Box: By asking impactful questions that are direct, simple, encourage creativity, and require self-reflection – a life coach can help you see things from a new perspective in order to develop creative solutions.

So whether you’re looking to travel more, make a career transition, or develop healthier relationships, a life coach may be the solution to help you focus strategically and get there. Just be sure to hire a quality coach. Working with someone who is well-trained and experienced will ensure your money is well spent.

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*Hale, E. (n.d.). CAN THE RIGHT LIFE COACH REALLY HELP YOU SUCCEED?
Retrieved March 29, 2014, from Fast Company:
http://www.fastcompany.com/3017546/can-the-right-life-coach-really-help-you-succeed

Vegan Cheese

A great vegan alternative made from almonds and Brazil nuts!

Making the decision to stick to a plant-based diet may eventually bring about the question “what about cheese?!” If you’re wondering how you’ll ever survive without cheese in all of its pungent, creamy, and gooey glory; fear not. With a demand for a healthier alternative and cruelty-free options, vegan cheese has hit the shelves of grocery stores in many cities. And thanks to nutritional yeast, with a wide variety of nuts and seeds and a dash of creativity, it’s become easier to let the dairy option fall by the wayside to make room for a healthier alternative.

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Hemp Desserts

Indulge in Superfood hemp seed desserts!

You don’t have to be a hippie to love hemp. Recently making it’s presence known as a superfood, hemp is one of the highest plant based protein sources and has made appearances in smoothies, power cookies, in salads, on top of yogurt, cereal and even mixed in with mashed potatoes.

With a nutty yet versatile flavor, hemp seeds also make great additions to desserts, providing protein, fiber and healthy fats. Because they contain these macronutrients, hemp seeds also help stabilize blood sugar levels and help to slow the release of sugars into the bloodstream, avoiding energy spikes and crashes.

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