You might be thinking, like others from our culture, that life coaches are for people who have no common sense, family support, work ethic or intelligence. From my direct experience, that is simply not true. Clients come to a life coach to get to the next level in their career or change it altogether; they come to get skilled listening and perspective on overwhelming life transitions such as a new baby, a big move, or even a death; and they come to tap into their inner brilliance and desires apart from external influences like culture, society, and family.
If you read my previous post http://bayareadesi.com/article/vipassana-path-freedom, you know that the practice of vipassana meditation opened up my mind to phenomenal personal growth and spiritual insight. The three take-away messages from the ten-day vipassana retreat were untie the noose of sense gratification, accept the reality of “change,” and unleash the grip of fear.