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Has adversity beaten you down, time after time? The Certified Coaches Federation is thrilled to announce our first published called “Adversity to Adaptability: Turn Life’s Greatest Challenges into your Greatest Opportunities”.

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Navigating a Crisis

With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, people are stressed out. They are also tired.  New data paints a picture of a nation whose optimism and resilience has been depressed by the…

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What inspired you to become a Certified Coach? I took the CCF training in 2016 with Abe Brown in Calgary and a refresher course in Vancouver a couple of years…

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Pygmalion Effect

Many years ago, as a broken and hurting youth, my life and trajectory was completely transformed.  From a young man who was committing crimes, using an excessive number of illicit…

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2020

For most of us, there is a “winding down” as one year draws to a close, and as a New Year begins to dawn. Part of this is spending time…

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Human beings are social animals, hard-wired to connect with others. Research across a wide variety of disciplines consistently demonstrates that social support enhances productivity (we get more done!), psychological well-being…

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  As soon as she spoke, I could tell she was desperate. “Somehow, I need to let go. This pain is almost killing me. I just have to move on.”…

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Unstoppable You

How can two people grow up in the same home, and yet end up different? Janet and Jessica were sisters, just 2 years apart. Jessica was younger, and always looked…

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Nourish to Flourish

Nourish to Flourish   Just a little while ago, I woke up feeling uncharacteristically grumpy. Though I’m not always a bright and shining star of positivity, I tend to be…

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Jewel Box

  A little while ago, I was flipping through the newspaper when my perusing was interrupted by a headline. The headline engrossed my attention and had been capturing focus around…

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