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The Truth and the Lie

According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: “It’s a marvellous day today!” The Truth looks up to…

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The Change Process

The journey of life and business truly is filled with ups and downs, highs and lows, gains and losses, victories and defeats. So many times, we long for an even…

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Pain

Her cries are still ringing in my ears as they pierced through the room.  “It hurts!!…  (sob)…  It hurts so bad!!…  (cry)…  Can’t anyone do anything about this pain?…  (sob)… …

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CCF Book Cover

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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