Clarity

By Behcet Bicakci, (DipLC), Life Coach Are you not able to focus on what you want to do? or are you confused because you have got too many things in your mind? or are you not able to make decisions about your private, family, social and work life? do you feel you don’t know which direction to go? If you have these kind of feelings and your mind is clouded and you are not able Read more…

How To Manage Emotions

Did you know, if you are not able to manage your emotions, it can ruin you both physically and mentally? You might have experienced in real life or seen in a movie that someone gets so angry and having a heart attack, or so angry and lose their temper or control and hurt someone or themselves. In both cases, when they get calm, they wouldn’t remember what happened to them or what they have done. Read more…

Marshmallow Challange – Impulse and Restrain

By Behcet Bicakci, (DipLC), Life Coach Just imagine you are four years old, and someone makes the following proposal; if you wait till the work is done (waiting for 20 minutes), you will get two marshmallows as a treat. However, if you don’t wait till the end of work, you can only have one marshmallow now. This test is a challenge between impulse and restraint, ID and ego, desire and self-control. Now, before you carry Read more…

The Story of White Wolf and Black Wolf

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach A wise man said; there are two wolves on my shoulders; one of them is black, and the other one is white. The black wolf represents evil, sadness, stress, depression, anger, fear, jealousy, lack of self-confidence, lack of self-worth, lack of self-discipline and living lowest of self-values. The white wolf represents goodness, kindness, self-respect, peace, love, hope, confidence, humility, courage, gratitude, gratefulness, happiness, and living the highest values. These two Read more…

Why Are You Single? Part 2

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach You might have been dating for a while, but still, none of them has ended up with a long-lasting relationship. You are in a relationship or marriage but not happy and considering ending it up and get back to the single market again.  You have heard lots of bad things about dating on news and social media. Now you might think dating is uncomfortable and tiring. Or It is dangerous. Read more…

Why Are You Single? Part 1

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach There are many people have been single for a long time, not having a long-lasting relationship, not being able to get settled and having a family while other family members and friends are settled and having kids etc. Although we are not happy being single for a long time or not able to have a long-last relationship, most of us do not make an effort to look for reasons. As Read more…

Why Do Men Feel So Alone?

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach Loneliness is an increasing issue in our society for both men and women. However, most people would think men are stronger and they don’t feel alone. Or if men express their loneliness it might be a sign of weakness. However, a recent survey made by YouGov for Movember charity, on 2.5 million men show half of the asked men said they have two or fever friends and one in eight Read more…

A Story of Master and Student: Put an ‘X’ or Correct it.

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach After 15 years of education, training and experience, an art student believed he had gained good enough knowledge, skill and experience to start up his own painting business. He decided to leave academia and pursue his career as a painter. One day, he declared his attention to his Master. After listening to his student carefully, the Master agreed to let him go. However, he wanted to make sure if his Read more…

Did You Know Stress At Work Can Cause, Male And Female Infertility?

By Behcet Bicakci,(DipLC) Life Coach & Sarah Pashley, (Bsc, Msc) Psychologist, Employment Specialist & Adult Mental Health NHS The impact and consequence of stress at work is much more than we know. It can damage mental and physical health such as causing anxiety, lack of motivation, ineffectiveness, depression, infertility, headaches, stomach cramps etc. I have been in employment over 10 years now. There were times that I was working 17 hours a day and neglecting Read more…

Procrastination, Laziness, Relaxing and Fatigue

By Behcet Bicakci, (DipLC) Life Coach In this blog I will be discussing similarities and differences between procrastination, laziness relaxing, and fatigue. Also, I will offer some solutions regarding how to deal with procrastination and how to become more active as well as to “stop putting things off”. Procrastination Procrastination means delaying something or postponing something which needs to be done. Procrastination is not a symptom or illness but a bad habit of ‘I will Read more…