Transition Coaching

Anger Is the Key to Happiness

I started off 2017 with an education resolution: I wanted more of it. And so, I signed up for a class on Happiness, created by the Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and offered by edX. I can’t recommend it highly enough. In my first lesson, I had a couple of significant take-aways about happiness: it’s correlated …

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Get Unstuck (Video)

Allison Task in Prague

Want to see some raw honesty from a rough personal life coach? Here’s me, first thing in the morning (after coffee but before a shower), answering the following question: Why do you enjoy helping people get unstuck and get more out of life? My coach asked me this question, and challenged me to speak directly to you, …

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People Are Like Goldfish

My family and I went to a festival recently, and they had one of those games where participants can win goldfish. Of course this the prize both of my 3-year-olds wanted. And, after carrying those fish around for 2 hours, carelessly tossed to the side when a kid was eating pizza, swimming away from the claws of a 3-year-old …

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Client Q&A: Space Saver Sarah Roussos-Karakaian

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Sarah Roussos-Karakaian and her husband Nick are Nestrs, the husband and wife organizing, design and construction team. This month, they’re offering 8 hours of free design work for clients in the tri-state area. WHAAAAT? Read on for more details… Sarah and Nick have a passion for space planning, interior design, and home renovations. You may have seen them on …

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5 Coaching Questions To Celebrate Closure

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One of my favorite aspects of coaching is that closure is built into the relationship from the start. As adults, closure isn’t build into our lives as frequently as was when we were children. Think of activities or projects you’ve experienced with premeditated closure: there’s college, summer camp or high school. But as adults, closure is elusive. You rarely start …

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C’mon Get Happy

The old Partridge Family song takes me back. I’m a kid again, dancing around on a shaggy blue carpet. Nursing a serious crush on David Cassidy. No responsibilities. Little to no power either, but it’s the singing and dancing that I remember. And the feeling of being happy. Segue to today: I’ve been reading a particularly fabulous book, …

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What’s A Life Coach? (Video)

Personal Coach Allison Task

Part of the fun of working with a life coach is picking a partner who you connect with. After all, we’ll be working together closely on something that’s of absolute importance to you. You may be wondering: How is a life coach different from a therapist? Are my questions that insightful? What is it like to work together — …

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