If you are looking for a niche in the coaching profession, you might want to consider stress coaching. Though most a life coach often deals with their client’s stress as part of a sessions, it is sometimes an overlooked or under-emphasized part of helping clients reach their goals.
A Stress Coach By Any Other Name
Stress coaches can be found by many names – stress management expert, stress reduction coach, financial stress reduction coach, stress management expert, or just a plain old stress coach. These are basically life coaches, wellness coaches, or even financial coaches who have focused their attention on coaching stress.
Why Stress Coaching?
In a national Stress in America survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Psychological Association, 35% of Americans polled felt more stress this year than the previous year. It was also reported that 53% of those polled reported receiving little or no support from their health care providers concerning stress reduction or management.
Though this survey shows that stress has declined a little since 2007, the levels of stress still remain stubbornly higher than they should. On a scale of 1 to 10, Americans felt that stress levels of 3.6 and below were healthy; participants in this study reported an average stress level of 4.9. the most common causes of stress were financial issues (69%), work (65%), the economy (61%), and relationships (56%).
These numbers show that Americans are stressed, and that there is a need for professional and quality help in reducing and managing stress. This means there just might be a relatively large target market for stress coaching.
More Reasons to Become a Stress Coach
Here are a few more reasons you might want to consider stress coaching as your niche within the industry, and make a difference in the lives of thousands of people.
- Stress is the cause of numerous diseases and afflictions.
- Stress is a major cause of many emotional issues, including depression, anxiety, and rage.
- Stress and the management of stress is connected to personal success, career success, fulfilling relationships, financial happiness, and optimal health – basically, it is connected to living a satisfying and rewarding life.
Stress Coaching – Your New Career
There are millions of Americans who anxious, overwhelmed, burnt out, juggling too many tasks in life, or walking around in a constant state of worry and fear. This is your target market if you become a stress coach.
With the right training, you can learn the skills and knowledge required to help these individuals manage their stress and move forward toward their goals and a more content and fulfilled life.
Do you want to help people deal with their stress in a positive manner?
Do you want to help people learn specific stress management techniques?
Do you want to help people maximize their productivity and enjoy career success?
Do you want to help people improve their health and mental well-being?
Do you want to help people reduce stress levels so they can find happiness and contentment while reaching for their goals?
If so, consider becoming a stress coach!
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