life coach


Definition of life coach 

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

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Madrigal is now a 49-year-old train station clerk and life coach with 10-year-old twin sons. James Badcock,, "Obstetrician's trial could unlock secrets of Spain's stolen babies scandal," 25 June 2018 The Arizona Republic reported Levine worked as a hypnotherapist and life coach. Fox News, "The Latest: Police surround hotel where suspect may be," 4 June 2018 Now accepting clients for my new life coaching side hustle. Carey Polis, Bon Appetit, "Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach," 1 June 2018 Jim Foster had spent more than half his life coaching women’s college basketball. John Smallwood,, "Former St. Joseph's coach Jim Foster retires after four decades," 9 May 2018 Tony Robbins has become a go-to life coach for CEOs, celebrities, and politicians But his life hasn’t always been inspiring. Alexandra Sifferlin, Time, "Tony Robbins: 'You Have to Fail to Be Successful'," 19 Mar. 2018 In fact, the tweet may be about her life coach, Cast Centers CEO Mike Bayer. Rebecca Farley,, "Is Demi Lovato Insulting Her Life Coach With This Brutal Tweet?," 6 July 2018 Dawn Schale, a 51-year-old life coach in New Jersey, went to the festival to support her friend who was displaying a painting, and left the event before the shooting. Zolan Kanno-youngs, WSJ, "Shooting at New Jersey Art Festival Leaves 22 People Injured," 17 June 2018 While John was able to attend classes and occasionally spend time with friends outside of his company, the agent also became a bit of a personal life coach, advising the president’s son on matters from his health to the quality of his companions. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "For His Patriotic Birthday, Five Facts About Calvin Coolidge," 2 July 2018

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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