Do your hectic schedule, endless email exchanges, and the relentless pressure to perform stress you out? If so, how do you manage your stress levels? How do you maintain your optimal personal energy throughout the day? How do you clear your mind at the end of a long week, switch off and get some much-needed personal time and rest? And, how do you endeavor to create new positive habits and sustain them in the long run?
Stress, insomnia, anxiety, chronic fatigue and an ongoing struggle to maintain work-life integration are common challenges for busy professionals in Hong Kong’s fast-paced, high-pressured work culture. With 24/7 connectivity driving information overload and blurring the lines between work and life, stress and anxiety from work are taking its toll on professionals’ health, family life and personal wellness.
Taking charge of your life and turning things around
Personal wellness and resilience are top priorities for individuals who seek to thrive, increase personal energy, excel in their roles, and enjoy harmonious relationships at home with partners, spouses and children.
Creating and designing a new life requires hard work and commitment. It is important to have a support network in place to bolster you when you’re weighed down. For all their well-meaning intentions, family and friends may have their own agenda, limited time or they may simply lack the know-how to truly empower you. At this time, a personal Executive and Wellness Coach can be the ideal sounding board.
“ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment.” ~ International Coach Federation (ICF)
What is coaching?
Coaching offers an external sounding board that allows you to get to the very core of your personal challenges and proactively address them. By taking the reins, you can realize your full potential at work and at home and function at your personal best. Coaching empowers you to make the changes you need to lead the life you deserve.
With the support of a coach, you will benefit from the following:
- Clearer direction of personal and/or professional goals
- Reduced stress levels to manage emotional and mental pressures
- Self-empowerment to manage own energy levels
- Greater self-awareness (thinking patterns and emotional patterns)
- Awareness of new and healthier choices to improve your wellbeing
- An ability to make more mindful choices
- Better work-life integration
- A life that has purpose and meaning
In order to perform effectively in our professional and personal lives, it is imperative that we recognize and acknowledge the signs, red flags and the internal call for change. We often suppress these signs but, to prevent the risks of burnout or living an unfulfilled life, it’s important to take action. We all have the ability to create the life we want. We just need to learn how to do it and you can start now through Executive and Wellness Coaching.