Life Coaching | Rebuilding Your Life

Life Coaching | Rebuilding Your Life

Get the Recovery Life Coaching You Need for the Life Ahead of You

Therapists have given the name “Executive Functioning Skills” to the capacity of individuals to manage the fundamental tasks of running one’s life, including:

  • Inhibition (stop behavior at the appropriate time)
  • Shift (move freely from one situation to another)
  • Emotional Control (modulate emotional responses)
  • Initiation (begin a task and generate ideas, responses and problem-solving)
  • Working Memory (capacity to hold information to complete a task)
  • Planning Organization (manage future task orientation)
  • Organization of Materials (order to work, play and storage spaces); Self-Monitoring (monitor one’s own performance and measure against standard).

Each of these Executive Functioning Skills can be necessary in order to navigate the complex society we have created. When overwhelmed with life’s requirements, anxiety prevails and an individual then “avoids,” which is often when addiction “sets-in” or a relapse occurs. Once the addiction is under control, learning to master these Executive Functions is necessary to prevent relapse from occurring again and again.

Re-engineering a Life | Beyond Addiction

An individual can be capable, healthy, and productive and still not feel they are living life fully. A person can be an outward success, but inwardly, feel empty. Some people are even living a life that others aspire to, yet feel as though they are living a life not their own – a life designed FOR them but not true TO them.

​Finding the Authentic Self | Sensing the Unrest Within

Many people overcome tremendous obstacles and impediments to attain a sense of freedom or accomplishment. Some are then fortunate enough to find precisely their niche, the thing they were meant to do, the highest mode of being of service – for them – in a way that creates great fulfillment. Others strive equally hard, achieve immensely, and yet feel it to be a hollow victory or an ongoing burden rather than a joy. ​Some have been so intent on hurdling obstacles – and perhaps, had to be – that personal satisfaction as a goal or deep connection to self, others, or to a spiritually rich path has, by necessity, fallen by the wayside.

​Many clients as well have described overcoming great odds to recover from hardship, disorders and/or addiction, yet still wonder precisely what their purpose is. What have they survived in order to do or be? Personal development is actually rather a “vanilla” term for issues so deeply significant and existential. One philosophy that has particularly profound and universally applicable implications for self-unfolding is that of locating the “unique self,” which is the acceptance that each person’s existence is significant, meaningful, and irreplaceable.

We All Matter

No one is “an extra” on the set of life. Whether through modern life, personal suffering or disconnection, many people come to feel isolated, insignificant, or without specialness. Some cultures have even come to equate our inherent need to experience “specialness” a arrogance, egotism, or narcissism. Yet, every human being needs and deserves to experience the fullness of their existence and come to know the “gift” they are here to give – through their being and through their doing, their contribution. Living a fulfilling life is to live an experience that is not simply about endurance, survival, or productivity, but one of deep meaning, purpose, and participation.

Intensive Personal Journeys into the Depth and Breadth of Who You Are

It sounds nice to say, “find yourself and you’ll find happiness.” Finding ourselves is a deeply profound process that is usually met with a considerable amount of resistance, confusion, or even the need to process some previously unprocessed emotional pain. We don’t need to be an addict in recovery to wonder and then discover what’s under some of our own habitual behaviors, patterns of being in a relationship, unrest with our careers or jobs, ways of coping with stress, tendency to avoid certain things, or that nagging feeling that there’s something else beyond the confines of our average, predictable day.

Why Modern Therapy Can Take Us Where We Want To Go

The complex challenge of self-discovery and self-knowing requires intensive care, focus, and determination. George Gurdjieff, early 20th Century spiritual mystic once said, “This work is not difficult to do alone. It is impossible.” Connecting with one’s own true nature requires self-reflection, mirroring and attunement with and by others, the development of self- and other-respect and an unyielding wonderment and curiosity for the intense process of self-mastery as a whole.

Some of the personal skills and attributes focused on may include:

  • The skills for nourishing one’s relationships
  • The ability to deepen the capacity for intimacy
  • The ability to experience joy, to allow it and further express it across one’s life
  • Personal time-management
  • Creating a balanced lifestyle
  • Learning enhanced problem-solving skills
  • The identification of coping mechanisms and defense mechanisms
  • Learning to identify and then express feelings and emotions,both positive as well as negative emotions
  • Dealing more thoughtfully and assertively with perceived unsolvable problems
  • The constructive and effective expression of anger, and as such, as a platform for developing even greater intimacy and self-respect
  • Attunement to one’s desires, both those readily in the foreground and those that may have been held offline

Confidential Consultation

Contact us for a confidential consultation. It would be a pleasure to learn more about where you are, and where you may want to go. From coaching to enhance your development of Executive Functioning Skills to helping you discover what’s determined to be expressed from within, let us assist you in taking whatever necessary next steps are available to you, your partner, your family member or your loved ones.

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