life coach


Definition of life coach

: an advisor who helps people make decisions, set and reach goals, or deal with problems

Examples of life coach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yes, Hitler’s his imaginary friend, sort of his Nazi life coach, as the young boy prepares to don his uniform and join the Jungvolk of the Hitler Youth, where youngsters are indoctrinated into the cause. Jocelyn Noveck, Detroit Free Press, "‘Jojo Rabbit’ seeks humor in the darkest of places," 1 Nov. 2019 So stay away from tipping teachers, life coaches, doctors, dentists, veterinarians, contractors, large business owners, and cable installers. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, "Our Easy Tipping Etiquette Guide Tells You How Much to Tip in Every Situation," 6 Nov. 2019 In addition to her extensive marketing and management career, Mrs. Fox was also a highly qualified and accomplished family therapist and life coach, having earned a PhD from Southern Connecticut State University in 1996., "Jo-An Anderson Fox," 19 Oct. 2019 At that time, Watson decided to become a life coach. Lyndi Mcnulty,, "An Eye for Art: Having learned he ‘can do anything,’ Will Watson makes a career out of art," 17 Oct. 2019 The night of the fatal shooting, a security guard reported seeing Whitley walking toward Harris outside a community center where Harris works as a life coach. Bay City News, The Mercury News, "San Francisco homicide: Shooter allegedly hid between cars and fired from just feet away," 16 Aug. 2019 Lesley sought counseling and a life coach, which slowly lifted her from the deepest depths. Roy S. Johnson |, al, "After cancer took their spouses, couple found new love through grief," 12 Sep. 2019 Alternatively, Rebecca Aced-Molina, a 45-year-old life coach based in Oakland, Calif. created firmer boundaries with her maternity leave in 2004. NBC News, "Business owner Nicole Eiden didn't have to choose between work, family — You don't either," 5 June 2019 The startup, ironically, was a mental-health matching service to help people find therapists and life coaches. Katie Johnston,, "Burned out? You’re not alone. And the world is finally paying attention.," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of life coach

1969, in the meaning defined above

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6 Dec 2019

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“Life coach.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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