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The Positive Psychology Coach Podcast

The Positive Psychology Coach Podcast

By Kirsty Leah
The Positive Psychology Coach Podcast is for coaches, mentors, teachers and leaders who are ready to live their happiest life whilst leading a business that thrives. This show removes the guesswork from coaching and business building, allowing you to sit within your zone of genius and get incredible results for yourself and your clients.

Grounded in psychological theory and accompanied by industry experts, you can take away actionable steps from each episode to live your happiest life, build a coaching practice that you're proud of, and get your clients exceptional results.

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What Positive Psychology is and how it can Elevate Your Business

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Coaching Supervision, Positive Psychology and Finding Your Flow in Business with Kim Carr
Kim Carr is a widely experienced and highly passionate Positive Psychology Coach and Supervisor who also holds a Master's degree in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology from the University of East London. Kim and I share a love for ethical and evidence-based coaching, and Kim's belief is that supervision should be something that coaches look forward to and reap personal and professional benefits from. In this episode, Kim shares her experience and lessons from building a coaching business, tips on building a coaching business that you love, information about her coaching and supervision style, and the benefits that come with seeking regular supervision as a coach. I hope you enjoy listening to this conversation as much as Kim and I enjoyed recording it. Keep your ears open for the moment when Kim almost knocks her laptop off of her desk due to her animated talking hands!  Connect with Kim: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimcarrcoaching/ Kim's website: https://kimcarrcoaching.co.uk/  Details about Kim's generous offers for our listeners: Group Supervision the last Wednesday evening of every month, up to 10 people. Just book on in this link https://app.10to8.com/book/ockemtnvmevfwubcqw/1534022 or through Kim's Instagram bio. Usually £49 per session. Kim will give our listeners £40 per group session, just put my name (Kirsty Leah) in notes section of booking. Groups of 6 If a group of 6 students want to come together, and book a block of supervision sessions for a minimum of three sessions. I will charge £35 per person, per session. Use it or lose it. Dates to be decided by the group of 6. Face to Face sessions. For MAPPCP, Animas and Barefoot coaches and our listeners Kim will do 1-1 for £60 per session but Kim only has three spaces at this rate. After 6 months, Kim charges the same fee as the coach charges 1-1 clients. Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to our FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
01:16:10
September 12, 2022
Make More Money Using Positive Psychology
 Positive Psychology isn't just about happiness... It's about our overall well-being. When we strategically improve our well-being, we can improve all aspects of our lives - including our work and income potential! In this episode, I share with you 5 easy-to-implement methods to increase your income potential as a coach by tweaking the way you conduct yourself and your business for optimal results, better energy, and the methods of serving your clients in a more powerful way, so that running your coaching business feels fun, effortless, and oozing with outstanding results and feel-good vibes. You can join our October 2022 cohort of the Positive Psychology Coach Certification programme with an amazing 50% off of the full price! All of the details can be found below! ⬇️ Your next steps // access the resources: 🧠 Learn more about the Positive Psychology Coach Certification programme (50% off launch special!): https://kirstyleah.com/ppcc 👩🏻‍🎓 Jump straight to the PPCC waitlist here: Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here ⚡ Get access to your FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
21:21
September 05, 2022
Business Strategy, Branding, Investments & Mindset with Sarah Holmes
I'm joined by Brand and Business Mentor, Sarah Holmes in today's episode. Sarah supports women worldwide to build profitable businesses that they love running on social media. Sarah combines strategy with intuition to help you build a brand that aligns with who you are and celebrates your gifts so that you can step into a powerful and authentic portrayal of yourself within your work. In this episode, Sarah and I discuss the following spicy topics: Why now is a time that's better than ever to build an online business Why strategy is the foundation you need to set first before branding, services and marketing The mindset shifts and practices we need to complete to navigate the exciting and unpredictable world of business ownership The rules and expectations that we politely say 'nope' to Why scary investments are the most supercharging ones ...and a whole array of other juicy points! Connect with Sarah: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahholmes.co/ You can access Sarah's free training - Scattered to Scaling Masterclass: Turn a million ideas into a profitable business plan here: https://sarahholmes.co/s2s-training Sarah's Group program - Scattered to Scaling: Your roadmap to complete clarity in your business, to allow for sustainable client attraction & profitable growth: https://sarahholmes.co/scattered-to-scaling Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to our FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
01:18:42
August 30, 2022
How to Find & Refine Your Coaching Niche
The word that most new (and existing!) coaches and business owners fear... 'niche'!  I remember when I started my business, I hated the thought of having to find a niche. I was qualified and experienced in helping a wide variety of people, no matter their goals. I couldn't see how excluding certain groups could possibly help me get more clients as a coach. What about all of that earning potential I was missing out on!? Well, the real truth is this: When you speak to everyone, you speak to no one. I have worked with so many clients over the years who share this fear. They feel afraid to niche down and commit to a group in case they're 'wrong' or cap their earning potential. The truth is that a niche allows you to dig deep, dive into quality over quantity, and let your community feel truly seen and heard - both implicitly and explicitly. In this episode, I share with you the reasons why you DO need a niche, some prompts to discover yours, and my greatest tip that I can offer at the end of the episode. Grab a notebook because I'm taking you through some actionable questions today so you can leave with something tangible to work with. Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to your FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
23:04
August 22, 2022
7 Strengths-Based Coaching Questions (for you AND your clients!)
Knowing what you're good at is one thing, but knowing how to weaponize your strengths is a whole other game ⚡ Before you listen to this episode, make sure you've listened to our previous episode: 3 Ways to Find Your Unique Strengths In this episode, I'm sharing 7 strengths-based coaching questions to help you strategically apply your (or your client's) strengths to your life and business for elevated levels of happiness, success and wellbeing.  Who this episode is perfect for: If you're a coach or business owner who is facing an uplevel in their business (e.g. a launch of a new product, expanding your team, rebranding) Whether you own a business or not, you want to feel happier, more confident and more self-aware For coaches to use with their own clients to skyrocket their success and happiness - and to position YOU as the expert! Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to your FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
17:16
August 15, 2022
3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Strengths
Did you know that you possess a unique collection of strengths that, when applied consciously in your life, predict great happiness, success and satisfaction with life? As a Positive Psychologist and coach, I help my client discover their strengths and coach them to apply them to their life. In doing so, they feel more powerful, confident, more able to overcome problems, and ultimately see more success across all domains of life. This episode reveals three ways that you can discover your strengths, including one quantifiable assessment that you can take for free! Just click the link here to take your free survey now: https://viacharacter.org/ Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to your FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
15:56
August 08, 2022
Positive Psychology Coaching in Nature with Amy Steadman
Today, we're joined by the wonderful and highly knowledgable Amy Steadman. Amy is a Wellbeing Psychologist with a speciality in ecopsychology and she provides mental fitness coaching alongside coaching in nature for a completely unique approach to wellbeing.  In this deep and detailed conversation, Amy and I discuss: What Positive Psychology Coach and Coaching in Nature is What personal, interpersonal and sustainability benefits arise uniquely from coaching in nature Why Amy chose to run her coaching practice the way she does as opposed to the more 'usual' types of coaching that we see How spending time in nature helps to relieve Zoom fatigue and screen fatigue Why we feel more like ourselves when out in nature The reciprocal relationship between us and nature The importance of connectedness as a human psychological need for psychological wellbeing How Amy's strengths played a role in the development of her business and career You can find Amy online via: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amysteadman/ Amy's website: www.amysteadman.com 🌳 As a member of The Positive Psychology Coach Podcast's audience, you can redeem Amy's exclusive discount of 15% throughout the month of August, making your coaching session work out to be as little as £47 per session! Simply contact Amy via one of the above methods and let her know that you came from the podcast to use this offer! Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to our FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
01:29:31
August 03, 2022
How to use Positive Psychology to get Exceptional Client Results
Whether you're a coach already, you're aspiring to be one, or you want to learn how to become a better mentor, teacher or consultant, positive psychology is the secret weapon that you need to integrate into your approach and your questions.  Positive Psychology is the science that has the potential to revolutionize the results of the people that you coach, teach or mentor, and in this episode, I share with you examples of how we might change the way that we ask questions and how we structure programmes and conversations for optimal results.   The energy that you bring to a coach, mentor, teacher or leader role when you bring Positive Psychology to the table is incomparable. You'll be showing up as an inspirational expert who always has their client's best interests at heart, with the expert knowledge of how to guide them to their very best and happiest self.  A structured framework + your expertise = happy clients and raving reviews! Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to our FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
14:00
August 02, 2022
What Positive Psychology is and how it can Elevate Your Business
Positive Psychology has transformed my life and business, and it's transformed the worlds of my clients, too. We're exploring what the magical science of Positive Psychology actually is, and how it can elevate your coaching practice.  In this episode, we: Establish the difference between positive psychology and psychology-as-usual Explore the PERMA-H model of wellbeing and the Broaden and Build Theory Share how integrating positive psychology as a model helps your business to thrive and how it helps you develop confidence on an upward spiral as a business owner Your next steps // access the resources: ⚡ Get access to our FREE 60 Powerful Positive Psychology Coaching Questions here 👩🏻‍🎓 Join the Positive Psychology Coach certification programme waitlist here 📱 Join us on Instagram 💸 Leave a review for the podcast and receive £100 off of any programme! Just screenshot your review, DM me your image, and choose the programme you'd like to redeem it against!
25:20
August 02, 2022
Authenticity, Influence and Leadership in Business with Sarah Lafaele
For any business owners and coaches out there who feel paralysed by the endless 'rules' online, this one is for you! We're joined today by our first-ever guest on the podcast, the truly wonderful Sarah Lafaele! Sarah is a business coach with over 10 years of experience in business, who now specialises in empowering female CEOs to step into their authentic power within their business without feeling the need to follow the rules.  In this episode, Sarah and I explore: What authenticity looks like in business Its relationships with influence How the two come together for effective leadership when it comes to managing and coordinating a business online __________________________________ 🚀 Apply for 1:1 Positive Psychology Coaching with me to elevate your coaching skills and client results here: https://form.jotform.com/Leah_Kirsty/one-to-one-coaching-application 📱 Join us on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/kirstyleahcoaching/ __________________________________ ⚡You can join Sarah’s new live program NEXT LEVEL SHEO at the special discounted rate of $555 where Sarah will teach you how to lean into your authentic leadership role. DM Sarah through Instagram if you would like to know more and let her know you came from the Forward-Thinking Female podcast so she can apply the discounted rate! You can find Sarah online via: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahlafaele_/ Her website: https://www.sarahlafaele.com/  __________________________________ People we discussed today ⬇️: Our mentor, Natasha Zoryk: https://www.instagram.com/natasha.zoryk/ Abi, who runs co-working events: https://www.instagram.com/abirowley_/
01:05:18
July 27, 2022
How to Cultivate Feminine Energy
*NOTE: There were some issues editing this podcast, so there seem to be parts which sound as though the sentences end too soon. Not sure what went wrong, but wanted to let you know that we are aware of it!* Ah, the divine feminine. A beautiful, nurturing, flowy elements to our being. BUT, one of the biggest problems I come across is that my clients struggle to embrace their feminine due to either not knowing WHAT it is and HOW to do it, alongside societal norms which push the validation of feminine energy out of the window.  In this episode, I share with you what the feminine is, why you may be feeling resistant, and simple strategies to slowly but surely start to embrace that gorgeous feminine side that sits within you. Happy listening ❤️ Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & well-being? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
45:07
July 13, 2022
Manifesting with the Science of Visualisation
Follow on Instagram: @kirstyleahcoaching This episode shares with you the bridge between science and spirituality by uncovering the psychological mechanisms behind visualisation and manifestation.  I share with you client success stories, the magical elements and energetics that go with visualisation, before discussing the neurological underpinnings behind exactly why visualisation alters our reality. It's a good one! Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & well-being? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
28:16
July 13, 2022
Anxiety Reappraisal and Neurohacking for Confidence & Performance
I'm sharing with you what is probably my favourite neuro-hack that researchers are discussing, and that my clients and I have been using to overcome anxiety-provoking situations (which are holding you back more than you even realise, by the way). We discuss two new concepts that could be your new BFFs: eustress and anxiety reappraisal. Backed by science, you're introduced to one simple shift in your narrative that has been proven to help you elevate your confidence and performance by working with anxious or stressed energy to your benefit. Links mentioned in this episode: Alison Brook's research, 'Get excited: reappraising pre-performance anxiety as excitement': https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/xge-a0035325.pdf Reference: Brooks, A. W. (2014). Get excited: reappraising pre-performance anxiety as excitement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(3), 1144. Kelly McGonigal's TED Talk, 'How to make stress your friend': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcGyVTAoXEU&vl=en
15:10
April 11, 2022
My 3-Step Formula to Dissolve Anxious Thoughts
Anxiety LOVES to make us overthink, catastrophise & avoid worrying situations. Luckily for you, I've got a proven 3-step formula that I use myself AND with my clients to help them feel empowered to take action & dissolve those anxious thoughts. By the end of this episode, you'll have gotten crystal clear on the exact thoughts and circumstances that you're *actually* anxious about, and you'll be leaving with a clear plan of action to tackle whatever is thrown your way (a bit like a suit of armour, but better). Grab your notebook & work along with me in this practical episode. Enjoy! Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & wellbeing? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
16:42
April 06, 2022
Using Gratitude to Elevate Your Mood, Life & Business: An Expert Insight
If you're anything like me, you're a bit tired of hearing the wellness 'gurus' preach about gratitude without: (a) really explaining WHAT to do, or  (b) regurgitating the usual 'write down ten things you're grateful for' guidance ...or maybe both? As a Positive Psychologist, my area of expertise is not only how to help you cultivate more positive emotions, but to also introduce you to tools and structures that methodically & reliably improve your mood, well-being and productivity. In this episode, I'm revealing how you can *actually* work with gratitude to generate more joy and happiness in your life, without the fluffy same-old 'hacks' that you see online. From my 10+ years in psychology, my MSc and BSc in psychology, as well as personal + client experiences, you'll be taking away expert-approved methods of using gratitude as a power tool to radically elevate your mood, life and business. Let's go! Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & wellbeing? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
26:26
March 28, 2022
3 Questions to Find Your Purpose & Create More Meaning in Life
If you've found yourself questioning 'why am I here?' or you're just looking to find more fulfilment in your day-to-day life, this podcast episode brings to you some positive-psychology based questions and prompts for you to work through to get personal with your purpose. We know through extensive research that those who connect to their purpose regularly experience more joy & positive emotions, live healthier and longer lives, and generally tend to succeed at a greater rate than when compared to those who don't feel connected to a greater mission in life. If you're ready to dive in, grab a notebook & pen, and work along with us! Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & wellbeing? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
20:06
March 28, 2022
How Secondary Gains Keep You Small + 3 POWERFUL Questions to Work Through
Do you ever find yourself stuck in a stop-start cycle, or, despite having all the know-how of how to overcome a problem, you're still where you were several weeks or months ago?  In today's episode, I'm introducing you to a psychological concept called 'secondary gains', the mechanism behind it, and how it might just be the thing that's keeping you stuck, playing small, and not taking those next steps. In the latter half of the episode, I'm sharing three powerful questions to work through to help you understand and gracefully detach from any potential secondary gains to allow you to move forwards with power. Ready? Great. Grab a pen & a notebook, and get stuck in! Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kirstyleahcoaching Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & wellbeing? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
17:28
March 28, 2022
People-Pleasing: Raising Awareness & Actionable Recovery Steps
People-pleasing is an all-too-common trait, particularly of those with lower self-esteem. It's often subconscious, and it almost always diminishes your personal power & happiness. This episode dives into the psychology & causes of people-pleasing, helps you raise awareness of your own people-pleasing patterns, and provides you with actionable steps to take to stop people-pleasing to show up in greater alignment with your values & boundaries. Join us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ Ready to uplevel your business, mindset & wellbeing? Apply for 1-1 coaching here
23:07
March 28, 2022