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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Shereen Thor, 36, a life coach in Santa Monica, Calif., believes it’s better not to try. Elizabeth Bernstein, WSJ, "Dreading Thanksgiving With the Family? Follow This Advice," 13 Nov. 2018 My mom, a life coach, went all out, coming up with a costume and giving everyone at camp an Enneagram interview (more on that later). Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "My Parents Took Me to Burning Man as a Teenager," 23 Aug. 2018 On the investment side figures such as Magic Johnson, Golden State Warriors owner Peter Guber and renowned life coach Tony Robbins have pumped in money. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "MLS' newest rivalry? In its first year, LAFC looks to dethrone city rival LA Galaxy," 30 Mar. 2018 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

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First Known Use of life coach

1969, in the meaning defined above

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