What Is Social Prescribing?

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach. Social prescribing is a method of treatment has been used by doctors, nurses and other primary care professionals to treat patients with referring them to range of local non-clinical services such as charities and voluntary organisations (Link Workers) rather than prescribe them with drugs (medicine). Dr. Michael Dixon of NHS England describes social prescribing as “a radical rethink of medicine, planting health and healing in the heat of the community. Read more…

Case Study 2: Stress Management Techniques.

Stress management is more about managing stress rather than removing it all together. Stress is needed for change and grow but unnecessary stress can cause harm, lack of performance, anxiety and depression if it is not managed. To manage stress, it is vital to identify the reason behind it. To do that; we need to observe our thinking, reaction to circumstances, expectations, feelings towards things we experience etc. In this case study we will be Read more…

Wellbeing Life Coaching

Case Study 1: Coaching in Physical Well Being

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach The purpose of this case study is to help and guide individuals who are looking for solutions to their problems. It is scenario based case study and I hope you find information and solution methods helpful. Explaining to Emily why I can help with her health issues. As  a life coach I will be able to explain Emily about healthy life style, negative effects of being overweight, smoking and drinking Read more…

Life Coaching

Performance Coaching & Cognitive Behavioural Coaching

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach Performance Coaching and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching are different from each other and each works for different purposes. It is important to identify which one will work for the best interest of the client. A Life Coach can use both methods for their clients as required. Let’s examine each coaching method closely with positive and negative sides. Performance Coaching is a method for improving the quality of motivation. The purpose of Read more…

High Self-Esteem

High Self-Esteem (Overwhelmingly positive self-image)

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach Overwhelmingly positive self-image might cause issues in an individual’s life because people who have VERY high self-esteem think they are always right and telling people their opinions but do not listen others. They think they are very attractive, smart, everything they do is right and assume everyone else thinks so too. Overwhelmingly positive self-image can cause communication, social and family problems because individuals think they are the best and know Read more…

Comfort Zone

What are comfort zones?-Weight Management

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach What are comfort zones? Why and how does a life coach encourage a client to move beyond their comfort zone and improve their quality of life in Weight Management? Comfort Zone is a zone that an individual has familiarity, experience and habits that does not cause any or less stress and/or anxiety while performing in this zone. The individual is so familiar with situations, environment and people that they do Read more…

What is Life Coaching?

By Behcet Bicakci, Life Coach Life coaching requires listening client carefully, observe their situation (strength, weakness, progress etc.) and take good picture of their current situation that prevent them achieve what they want and where they want to end up.  Life coaching is focusing on client’s present situation and walk with them to achieve what they want. Client’s situation can be personal, social, professional or financial. For example; losing weight, be able to save money Read more…