Welcome to the Life Coach Code Glossary, your ultimate resource for understanding key terms and concepts in the realm of personal development, coaching, and holistic well being.

The aim of this glossary is designed to provide clear and concise definitions of a wide array of terms that you may encounter.

There are specific terms that we use uniquely on Life Coach Code and it’s our responsibility to make sure that when we use a term you understand the true meaning of what we are trying to say.

Each entry offers a detailed explanation to help you grasp the essence of each concept, making it easier for you to apply these principles to your life and work.

Feel free to navigate through our alphabetically organized entries to deepen your understanding, gain new insights, and find inspiration for your personal and professional development journey.

Life Coach Code Glossary

Alphabetical Order:




The responsibility of an individual to account for their actions, accept responsibility for them, and disclose the results transparently.

Accountability Partner

An accountability partner is someone who helps another person stay accountable to their goals and commitments. It can be a friend, colleague, or coach who holds the person responsible for their actions and progress towards their goals.

Active Listening

The practice of fully concentrating on and understanding the message being communicated by another person. It involves paying attention to verbal and nonverbal cues, asking clarifying questions, and providing feedback.


A traditional Chinese medicine practice involving the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to balance energy flow, alleviate pain, and promote healing.

Adventure Therapy

A therapeutic approach that uses outdoor activities and experiential learning to improve mental health, enhance self esteem, and foster personal growth.

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

A neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, which can affect daily functioning and development.

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

A subtype of ADHD primarily characterized by inattention and distractibility, without the hyperactivity component.

Addiction Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals overcome addiction and maintain long-term recovery. It often involves creating a personalized plan for recovery, providing support and accountability, and helping clients address underlying issues that may contribute to addiction.

Adjustment Disorders with Depressed Mood (ADDM)

A mental health condition triggered by a significant life change or stressor, leading to emotional and behavioral symptoms, including depression.


Positive statements that are used to reinforce a desired belief or behavior. They can be used to build confidence, motivation, and resilience.

Aging Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals navigate the physical, emotional, and social challenges that come with aging. It can involve creating a plan for maintaining physical health and independence, finding new purpose and meaning in life, and developing strong social connections.

Anger Management

Techniques and therapies designed to help individuals control and express anger in healthy, constructive ways.


A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.

Anxiety Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals manage and reduce anxiety symptoms. It can involve identifying triggers, developing coping strategies, and building resilience.


The use of essential oils and aromatic plant extracts for therapeutic purposes, such as reducing stress, enhancing mood, and promoting relaxation.

Art Therapy

A therapeutic practice that uses creative art-making to improve mental health, resolve emotional conflicts, and foster self awareness.


The ability to express oneself in a clear and confident manner, while also respecting the rights and needs of others. It involves setting boundaries, expressing opinions, and standing up for oneself.

Astrology Coaching

A type of coaching that uses astrology to gain insight into a person’s personality, strengths, and challenges. It can help individuals better understand themselves and their relationships with others.

Atypical Depression (AD)

A subtype of depression characterized by mood reactivity and symptoms such as increased appetite, excessive sleep, and sensitivity to rejection.

The quality of being genuine, true to one’s own personality, values, and spirit, regardless of external pressures.


Belief System

A set of beliefs and values that a person holds to be true. It can influence behavior, attitudes, and decision-making.

Belief Systems

A set of principles or tenets that form the basis of a religion, philosophy, or moral code.

Bipolar Disorder (BD)

A mental health condition marked by extreme mood swings, including episodes of mania (elevated mood) and depression.

Board Certified Coach (BCC)

A professional coach who has been certified by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE). It is a recognized credential in the coaching industry.

Body Image Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals develop a positive body image and overcome negative beliefs about their appearance. It can involve building self-esteem, developing a healthy relationship with food and exercise, and addressing underlying emotional issues.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

A mental illness characterized by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships, often involving impulsivity and intense emotional experiences.


Limits that a person sets on their interactions with others to protect their personal space, emotions, and mental well-being.


A group creativity technique used to generate a large number of ideas for the solution to a problem.

Business Coaching

A type of coaching that helps entrepreneurs and business owners improve their performance and achieve their goals. It can involve developing a business plan, improving leadership skills, and addressing specific challenges in the business.


Career Coaching

Guidance provided to individuals to help them achieve their career goals and overcome obstacles in their professional development.

Career Transition Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals navigate a career change. It can involve identifying new career opportunities, developing a plan for transitioning to a new field, and addressing emotional and financial concerns.

Change Management

A systematic approach to dealing with the transition or transformation of an organization’s goals, processes, or technologies.

Chiropractic Care

A healthcare profession focused on diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders, primarily through manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine.

Chronic Illness Management

Ongoing care and strategies aimed at managing long-term health conditions to improve quality of life and reduce symptoms.

CHWC (Certified Health and Wellness Coach)

CHWC is a certification for health and wellness coaches who have completed a training program accredited by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.


The quality of being clear and easy to understand, often leading to improved decision-making and communication.


A person who engages the services of a coach.

Coaching Agreement

A written agreement between a coach and a client that outlines the terms of their coaching relationship, including goals, expectations, and confidentiality.

Coaching Basics

The fundamental principles and practices of coaching, including active listening, asking powerful questions, and providing feedback.

Coaching Certification

A credential that demonstrates a coach has met specific training and competency standards.

Coaching Certification and Ethics

Coaching certification and ethics refer to the standards and principles that guide the coaching profession. Certification ensures that coaches have met certain training and experience requirements, while ethics provide a framework for ethical behavior and professionalism.

Coaching Contract

A written agreement between a coach and a client that outlines the terms and conditions of the coaching relationship, including fees, scheduling, and cancellation policies.

Coaching Intake Form

A document that coaches use to gather information about their clients’ goals, needs, and preferences. It can help coaches tailor their coaching approach to best meet the needs of their clients.

Coaching Niche

A specific area of expertise or focus within the coaching profession. It can help coaches differentiate themselves and attract clients who are seeking specialized support.

Coaching Package

A bundled offering of coaching services that are designed to meet a specific need or goal. It can include a set number of coaching sessions, assessments, and other resources.

Coaching Program

A structured and comprehensive approach to coaching that is designed to achieve a specific goal or outcome. It can involve multiple coaches, assessments, and other resources.

Coaching Session

A scheduled meeting between a coach and a client that is focused on achieving specific coaching goals. It can take place in person, by phone, or online.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

A type of psychotherapy that helps individuals change negative thought patterns and behaviors.

Communication Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals improve their communication skills and effectiveness. It can involve developing active listening skills, assertiveness, and conflict resolution strategies.

Communication Skills

The ability to effectively convey and receive information and ideas. It can involve verbal and nonverbal communication, listening skills, and clarity in expression.

Conflict Resolution

The process of addressing and resolving conflicts between individuals or groups. It can involve identifying underlying issues, developing communication skills, and finding mutually acceptable solutions.


A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s abilities or qualities.


Refers to the ethical principle of keeping client information private and secure. Coaches are expected to maintain confidentiality except in cases where disclosure is required by law or to prevent harm.

Content Marketing

A marketing strategy that involves creating and sharing valuable content to attract and engage a target audience. It can include blog posts, videos, social media posts, and other types of content.

Core Values

Fundamental beliefs or guiding principles that dictate behavior and action.

Creative Visualization

The practice of using mental imagery to achieve a particular goal.


The ability to generate new and innovative ideas or solutions. Creativity is a highly valued skill in many fields, including business, art, and technology.

Crisis Intervention

Immediate, short term assistance provided to individuals experiencing an acute mental health crisis, aiming to stabilize and support them.

Crystal Healing

An alternative therapy using crystals and gemstones to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual healing by balancing energy fields.

Customer Service Coaching

A form of coaching that helps individuals develop skills and strategies for providing excellent customer service. Customer service coaching can include topics such as communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.


Dance Therapy

A form of expressive therapy that uses dance and movement to improve mental and emotional well being.

Decision Making

The process of making a choice or choosing between different options. Decision-making skills are important in both personal and professional settings, and can be developed through coaching.


The transformative process of reprogramming oneself to shed an old, mediocre self and become superhuman by fully developing the spirit, mind, body, and heart, and unleash your full potential.

Defining Success

Determining what success means personally or professionally, which can vary greatly between individuals.

Depression Coaching

Coaching that focuses on helping individuals overcome feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and other symptoms of depression. Depression coaching can include strategies for managing negative thoughts, improving mood, and building resilience.

Discovery Session

An initial meeting or consultation between a coach and client to determine whether coaching is a good fit and to set goals for the coaching relationship.

Diversity and Inclusion Coaching

Coaching that focuses on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace or other settings. Diversity and inclusion coaching can include topics such as bias awareness, cultural competence, and allyship.

Drama Therapy

A therapeutic approach that uses role-playing, storytelling, and theatrical techniques to facilitate personal growth and emotional healing.


Also known as Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD), a chronic form of depression with milder but long lasting symptoms.



Energy in motion. A complex psychological state involving three distinct components: a subjective experience (meaning assigned), a physiological response (a sensation within the body), and a behavioral or expressive response. Emotions are reactions to significant events or situations happening within or without the person. They play a crucial role in human behavior, influencing decision-making, social interactions, and overall mental health. Understanding and managing emotions is key to emotional intelligence, which involves recognizing, expressing, and regulating one’s own emotions as well as empathizing with others’ emotions. Emotions are essential for personal growth, healthy relationships, and effective communication.

Emotional Coaching

Coaching that helps individuals identify and manage their emotions in order to achieve personal or professional goals. Emotional coaching can include techniques for regulating emotions, understanding emotions, improving communication, and building resilience.

Emotional Intelligence

The ability to recognize, understand, and manage one’s own emotions and the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is a key skill in many areas of life, including leadership, communication, and relationships.

Emotional Intelligence Assessment

A tool or test used to measure an individual’s emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence assessments can provide valuable insights into strengths and areas for improvement.


The ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. Empathy is an important skill in many areas of life, including personal relationships and leadership.

Energy Coaching

Coaching that focuses on helping individuals increase their energy levels and improve their overall well-being. Energy coaching can include strategies for improving sleep, nutrition, and physical activity.

Energy Healing

A holistic practice that involves channeling healing energy into a person’s body to restore balance and improve physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Energy healing is based on the belief that energy flows through the body and can become blocked or imbalanced, leading to illness or distress. Practitioners use various techniques to clear these blockages and promote the body’s natural healing abilities. Common forms of energy healing include Reiki, acupuncture, qigong, and therapeutic touch. These practices often involve the practitioner placing their hands on or near the body, visualizing healing energy, or using specific movements to facilitate energy flow. Energy healing aims to enhance overall health, reduce stress, and promote a sense of peace and well-being.

Energy Management

The strategic use of one’s physical, mental, and emotional energy to maximize efficiency and well-being.

Energy Release

The process of consciously and intentionally releasing stored emotional, mental, or energetic tension or blockages from the nervous system. Energy release techniques aim to facilitate the free flow of energy throughout the body’s energy centers or meridians, promoting a sense of balance, relaxation, and well being. This release can occur through various practices, such as breathwork, meditation, movement therapies, bodywork, or expressive arts. By letting go of suppressed emotions, limiting beliefs, or negative thought patterns, individuals can experience greater clarity, emotional resilience, and vitality. Energy release is often a key component of holistic healing modalities aimed at restoring harmony and promoting holistic health.

Energy Suppression

The act of consciously or unconsciously repressing, denying, or suppressing emotional or energetic experiences, often as a coping mechanism to avoid discomfort or pain. Energy suppression can occur when individuals try to ignore or push down their emotions, desires, or instincts, rather than acknowledging and processing them in a healthy manner. This can lead to the accumulation of unresolved emotional energy, which may manifest in physical symptoms, psychological distress, or interpersonal conflicts over time. While energy suppression may provide temporary relief from unpleasant feelings, it can hinder personal growth, inhibit authentic expression, and contribute to long term emotional imbalances. Healing and growth often involve acknowledging and addressing suppressed energy through practices such as therapy, mindfulness, emotional expression, and self compassion.

Enneagram Assessment

A personality assessment tool based on the Enneagram model. Enneagram assessments can provide insights into an individual’s motivations, strengths, and challenges.

Entrepreneurial Coaching

Guidance provided to individuals starting or growing a business to help them overcome challenges and achieve business success.


Various organized happenings (virtual and in person) dedicated to help people connect with likeminded individuals, foster a transformative community, educate, inspare, and guide people to become the best version of themselves. This is done through speeches, workshops, panel discussions and networking.

Equine Therapy

A therapeutic intervention involving interactions with horses to improve mental health, enhance emotional regulation, and develop social skills.

Executive Coaching

Professional coaching that focuses on helping executives and other high-level leaders develop their skills and achieve their goals. Executive coaching can include topics such as strategic thinking, communication, and leadership.



The emotional component of a sensation.


Information or input provided to an individual or group in order to help them improve. Feedback can be given in many forms, including verbal or written communication.

Feng Chui Coaching

Type of coaching that focuses on using the principles of feng shui to create a harmonious and balanced environment. Feng shui coaching can include tips for arranging furniture, choosing colors, and using decor to enhance the flow of energy in a space.

Fitness Coaching

Type of coaching that focuses on helping individuals improve their physical fitness and overall health. Fitness coaching can include strategies for exercise, nutrition, and stress management.


The center of interest or activity, often referring to the ability to concentrate on a particular task.


The act of letting go of resentment or anger towards oneself or others. Forgiveness is an important component of many coaching programs, as it can help individuals move past limiting beliefs and emotional blocks.


Goal Setting

The process of identifying specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals. Goal setting is a key component of many coaching programs, as it provides direction and motivation for individuals to achieve their desired outcomes.


The quality of being thankful and appreciative of the good things in your life. Practicing gratitude can improve mental health and overall well-being.

Gratitude Journaling

The practice of writing down things that you are thankful for each day. It helps to cultivate a positive mindset and reduce stress and anxiety.

Grief Coaching

Support and guidance provided to individuals coping with loss to help them navigate the grieving process.

Group Coaching

Form of coaching that involves multiple individuals at once. It can be a cost-effective way to receive coaching and also provides the opportunity to learn from others in the group.



Regular practices or routines that are often done subconsciously and can be beneficial or detrimental.


A state of well-being and contentment.

Health Coaching

A type of coaching that focuses on helping individuals achieve and maintain optimal physical and mental health. It can include areas such as nutrition, exercise, stress management, and self care.

Herbal Remedies

The use of plants and plant extracts for medicinal purposes to prevent, treat, or alleviate various health conditions.

Holistic Coaching

An approach to coaching that focuses on the whole person and all its fundamental pillars, considering all aspects of a person’s life including physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well being.

Holistic Health

An approach to wellness that considers the whole person, including physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects, for overall health and well being.


A therapeutic technique that uses hypnosis to help individuals access their subconscious mind to address various issues.


ICF (International Coaching Federation)

The International Coaching Federation is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession. They set ethical standards, provide accreditation for coach training programs, and certify individual coaches.

ICF-Accredited Coach Training Program

A program that meets the rigorous standards set by the International Coaching Federation. Completing an accredited program is a requirement for becoming an ICF-certified coach.


The qualities, beliefs, personality, looks, and/or expressions that make a person or group.

Informed Consent

The process of providing all relevant information about a coaching relationship, including the coach’s qualifications, the coaching process, and potential risks and benefits. The client then decides whether to enter into the coaching relationship.

Inner Critic

The voice inside your head that criticizes your actions and decisions, often leading to self-doubt and insecurity.


The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially something creative.


The ability to understand something immediately, to predict or to sense from your surroundings, without the need for conscious reasoning.


Job Satisfaction

The extent to which an individual is content with their job and its aspects.


The practice of writing down thoughts, feelings, and experiences to reflect and gain insights.

Journaling Prompts

Questions or statements designed to inspire reflection and writing in a journal. They can be used in coaching to encourage self-discovery and goal-setting.


Curated bundles of articles, videos, and courses designed to help readers achieve specific goals or solve particular problems. These comprehensive guides provide structured pathways for personal and professional growth, addressing a wide range of topics.


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Quantifiable metrics used to evaluate the success of personal or professional goals.


Landing Page

A web page designed to capture a visitor’s information and convert them into a lead or customer. It is typically used in marketing campaigns and often includes a lead magnet.

Law of Attraction Coaching

A type of coaching that focuses on harnessing the power of positive thinking to attract success and abundance in life.

Leadership Coaching

A type of coaching that focuses on developing leadership skills and qualities. It can include areas such as communication, decision-making, and team building.

Leadership Development

The process of improving and expanding leadership skills and abilities through training and coaching.

Life Balance

The state of equilibrium between personal life and professional life.

Life Coaching

An umbrella term for all types of coaching that improve someone’s life. We are separating these types of coaching in 4 main categories: Spirit, Mind, Body, Heart, and each of them focus on different aspects of the human being. Spirit focuses on spirituality, purpose, beliefs, paradigm, manifestation, discipline, character and narrative. Mind focuses on mindset, thinking patterns, cognition and mental abilities, mindfulness, addictions, behavior, performance, business, productivity. Body focuses on physical health, nutrition, exercise, yoga, sleep, hygiene, healing, supplements and healthy lifestyle. Heart focuses on emotions, trauma, relationships, chakras, energy, motivation, positivity.

Life Purpose

An individual’s overarching reason for being. Discovering one’s life purpose is often a focus in life coaching.

Life Transitions

Periods of significant change or adjustment in one’s life, such as career shifts, relocations, or changes in personal relationships, often requiring coping strategies and support.

Limiting Beliefs

Beliefs or assumptions that hold individuals back from achieving their goals. Coaching can help identify and overcome limiting beliefs.

Listening Skills

The ability to accurately receive and interpret messages during the communication process.

Love Coaching

Guidance provided to individuals to help them improve their romantic relationships.


Marketing Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals or businesses improve their marketing strategies and increase their visibility and reach. This type of coaching does not fall under the term Life Coaching.

Massage Therapy

The manipulation of soft tissues in the body through various techniques to alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote relaxation and healing.

Master Certified Coach (MCC)

The highest level of certification offered by the International Coaching Federation. MCC coaches have completed extensive training and have a high level of coaching experience.


The process of bringing something into reality through focused thought, belief, and action.

Manifestation Coaching

A type of coaching that helps people to master the ability to manifest the desired reality in their life.


A practice where an individual uses a technique to train attention and awareness, achieving a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.

Meditation Coaching

Type of coaching that trains individuals on meditation techniques and strategies to improve focus, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being.

Mental Health Coaching

A type of coaching that focuses on helping individuals manage and improve their mental health. It can include areas such as anxiety, depression, and stress management.

Mental Health Resources

Tools, services, and supports available to individuals for maintaining and improving mental health, including therapy, support groups, and educational materials.


A professional relationship in which an experienced person supports and guides someone less experienced. The difference between mentoring and coaching is that mentoring focuses more on guiding and teaching while coaching focuses more on asking questions and letting the individual discover the answers themselves.


The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, and experiences.

Mindfulness Coaching

Coaching individuals on mindfulness practices to improve focus, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being.


A set of attitudes, thinking patterns, and perspectives that influence how individuals think and behave. Mindset coaching can help individuals adopt a more positive and growth-oriented mindset to achieve their goals.

Money Mindset Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals shift their beliefs and attitudes towards money to create a healthier and more abundant relationship with finances.


The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way.

Motivation Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals identify their internal and external sources of motivation and learn strategies to maintain motivation and achieve their goals.

Music Therapy

A clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a personality assessment tool used to identify an individual’s preferences in four key areas: extroversion/introversion, sensing/intuition, thinking/feeling, and judging/perceiving. MBTI coaching can help individuals understand their personality type and how it relates to their behavior, communication style, and career choices.


National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC)

The NBHWC is an independent organization that provides certification for health and wellness coaches who meet certain educational and training standards.

Naturopathic Medicine

A system of medicine that emphasizes natural remedies and the body’s ability to heal and maintain itself, incorporating treatments like herbal medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle changes.

Needs Assessment

A process of identifying an individual’s current needs and future goals in order to develop a customized coaching plan that addresses those needs.

Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)

A psychological approach that explores the connections between neurological processes, language, and behavioral patterns learned through experience. NLP techniques aim to help individuals understand and change their thought patterns and behaviors to achieve specific goals and improve their personal and professional lives. It involves analyzing and replicating successful strategies and behaviors to enhance communication, personal development, and problem-solving abilities.

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Coaching

NLP coaching is a type of coaching that involves using language and communication techniques to help individuals change their behavior and thought patterns.


A newsletter is a regular publication that provides updates, news, and information about a particular topic or organization. Newsletters can be used to keep clients and potential clients informed about coaching services and industry trends.

Non-violent Communication

A communication process that facilitates the exchange of information necessary to resolve conflicts peacefully.

Nutrition Coaching

A type of coaching that involves providing guidance and support to individuals to help them make healthier food choices, develop better eating habits, and achieve their health and wellness goals.


One-on-One Coaching

Style of coaching that involves working with a coach individually to set and achieve personal and professional goals.

Online Course

A structured educational program that is delivered over the internet. Online courses can be used to provide coaching and training on a variety of topics.

Overcoming Fear

The process of confronting and overcoming fears that limit personal growth and potential.


Parenting Coaching

A type of coaching that involves helping parents to develop effective strategies for managing their children’s behavior, communication, and development.

Performance Coaching

A type of coaching that involves helping individuals and organizations identify areas for improvement and develop strategies and utilize mental tricks to enhance performance and achieve their goals.

Personal Branding

The practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands.

Personal Development

Activities that improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, and enhance the quality of life.

Personal Growth

The process of developing oneself intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Personal growth coaching can help individuals identify areas for growth and develop strategies to achieve their goals.

Pet Therapy

The use of animals as a therapeutic tool to improve mental, emotional, and physical health.


A physical fitness system that focuses on strengthening the body, improving flexibility, and enhancing overall health through controlled movements and breathing.

Pilates Coaching

Type of coaching that involves teaching individuals how to perform Pilates exercises to improve strength, flexibility, and overall fitness.


A fundamental aspect of human existence through what the soul expresses itself. The 4 fundamental pillars are the platform on what we build and evolve our soul. The concept of pillars represents key dimensions, spiritual, mental, physical, emotional, through which individuals express their essence, navigate life’s challenges, and pursue growth and fulfillment. Strengthening and balancing each pillar is essential for achieving holistic health, unleashing your true potential, and transforming into superhuman. By nurturing and optimizing these foundational aspects, individuals can unlock their inate superpowers.

PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)

A severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) characterized by significant mood disturbances, irritability, and physical symptoms.

Positive Affirmations

Statements that individuals can repeat to themselves to promote positive thinking and self-confidence. Positive affirmation coaching can help individuals develop a more positive and empowered mindset.

Positive Psychology

A branch of psychology that focuses on promoting mental health and well-being through positive thinking, behavior, and relationships. Positive psychology coaching can help individuals apply positive psychology principles to achieve their goals.

Postpartum Depression (PPD)

A type of depression that occurs in women after giving birth, involving feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety, and exhaustion.


The action or process of deciding the relative importance or urgency of a thing or things.

Public speaking coaching: A type of coaching that helps individuals improve their public speaking skills, including delivery, organization, and content. Public speaking coaches may work with individuals or groups to develop effective communication and presentation skills.


The action of delaying or postponing something.

Procrastination Coaching

A type of coaching that can help individuals identify the underlying causes of procrastination and develop strategies to overcome it.

Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

A PCC is a coach who has earned the Professional Certified Coach credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). This credential requires at least 750 hours of coaching experience and a rigorous evaluation process to ensure the coach meets high standards of coaching competency.

Professional Development

The process of acquiring new knowledge, skills, and experiences that improve one’s ability to perform in their professional role. This can include attending workshops, conferences, and training programs, as well as engaging in self-directed learning activities.

Psychotic Depression (PD)

A subtype of major depression that includes symptoms of psychosis, such as hallucinations or delusions.

PTSD Recovery

Therapeutic processes aimed at helping individuals heal from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, involving techniques like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).

Public Speaking

The act of performing a speech to a live audience, with clear and effective communication.

Purpose Coaching

Coaching that helps individuals discover and pursue their life purpose.


Qualitative Goals

Goals that are subjective and descriptive, focusing on qualities, experiences, or feelings rather than specific measurable outcomes.

Quantum Leaps

Significant and sudden advancements or breakthroughs in personal growth, often achieved through transformative shifts in mindset or behavior.

Quiet Mind

A state of inner calm, stillness, and mental clarity, often cultivated through mindfulness practices and meditation.


A structured set of questions used in coaching sessions to gather information, insights, and reflections from clients on specific topics or areas of focus.

Quarterly Review

A periodic assessment conducted every three months to reflect on progress, reassess goals, and adjust strategies in coaching or personal development plans.

Quiet Leadership

A leadership style characterized by humility, empathy, and active listening, often associated with introverted leaders who lead by example rather than through assertiveness or charisma.


Referral Marketing

A marketing strategy that involves encouraging and incentivizing customers or clients to refer new business to a company. Referral marketing can be a cost-effective way to attract new customers and build a loyal customer base.

Referral Network

A group of individuals or businesses that refer business to one another. Referral networks can be a powerful tool for growing a business and building relationships with other professionals in the same field.


A Japanese form of energy healing that involves a practitioner placing their hands lightly on or near the patient to facilitate the flow of energy and promote healing.

Relationship Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals or couples improve their relationships. Relationship coaches may work with clients to address communication issues, build trust and intimacy, and overcome obstacles in their relationships.

Religious Counseling

Therapeutic guidance that incorporates religious or spiritual beliefs and practices to address personal and psychological issues.


The ability to bounce back from adversity or difficult situations. Resilience is an important trait for personal and professional success, and can be developed through coaching, self-care, and other practices.

Retirement Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals plan for and navigate the transition to retirement. Retirement coaches may work with clients to identify their goals and priorities, create a retirement plan, and adjust to the changes and challenges of retirement.


Sales Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals improve their sales skills and performance. Sales coaches may work with individuals or teams to develop effective sales strategies, improve communication with customers, and overcome sales-related challenges. This type of coaching doesn’t fall under the term Life Coaching unless the coach works specifically on the mindset and the belief system required to become a better seller.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

A type of depression that occurs at certain times of the year, typically in the winter months, due to reduced sunlight exposure.

Self Acceptance

The process of accepting and embracing oneself, including one’s strengths, weaknesses, and imperfections. Self-acceptance is an important aspect of self-care and personal growth.

Self Awareness

The ability to recognize and understand one’s own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and the reason for their occurence. Self awareness is a critical skill for personal and professional development, and can be cultivated through coaching, mindfulness, and other practices.

Self Care

The practice of taking care of oneself, spiritually, emotionally, physically and mentally. Self care can include activities such as exercise, meditation, spending time with loved ones, praying, immersing in nature, playing and engaging in favorite hobbies or creative pursuits.

Self Care Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals prioritize self care and develop healthy habits and routines. Self care coaches may work with clients to identify their self care needs, create self care plans, and overcome obstacles to self care.

Self Confidence

The belief in one’s own abilities and worth. Self confidence is an important trait for personal and professional success, and can be developed through coaching, self reflection, and other practices.

Self Discipline

The ability to control one’s thoughts, feelings, and actions in order to achieve goals and maintain productivity. Self discipline is an important skill for personal and professional success, and can be developed through coaching, goal setting, and other practices.

Self Esteem

Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self respect.

Self Improvement

The process of making positive changes to oneself, whether through personal growth, skill development, or other means. Self improvement is a common goal of coaching and other personal development practices.

Self Limiting Beliefs

Beliefs that limit a person’s potential by creating negative thoughts and attitudes.

Self Love

The practice of valuing and caring for oneself, recognizing one’s own worth, and treating oneself with kindness and respect. Self love involves nurturing one’s physical, emotional, and mental well being through positive self talk, self care activities, and maintaining healthy boundaries. It is about understanding and accepting oneself fully, fostering a positive relationship with oneself, and prioritizing one’s happiness and needs. Self love is essential for overall mental health and can lead to greater resilience, self confidence, and life satisfaction.

Self Love Coaching

A type of coaching that helps individuals develop a positive and compassionate relationship with themselves. Self love coaches may work with clients to overcome negative self talk, embrace their strengths and imperfections, and develop self care practices.

Self Motivation

The ability to drive oneself to take initiative and action to pursue goals and complete tasks.

Self Reflection

The practice of examining one’s own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to gain self awareness and insight into oneself.

Self Talk

The act or practice of talking to oneself, either aloud or silently and mentally.

Self Transcendence

The process of rising above one’s individual self interest to connect with something greater, often leading to a sense of unity with others, nature, or the divine. It involves a shift from focusing on personal achievements and desires to embracing altruism, spiritual growth, and the pursuit of higher values. Self transcendence can manifest through acts of compassion, selfless service, and the quest for meaning and purpose beyond oneself. This state is often associated with profound personal growth, inner peace, and a deep sense of fulfillment. Practices such as meditation, spiritual exploration, and mindfulness can facilitate self transcendence.

Self Transformation

The profound process of changing one’s inner and outer life by upgrading the Spirit, Mind, Body, and Heart, to achieve a higher state of being, self awareness, and fulfillment. Self transformation involves a deep, intentional shift in habits, thoughts, behaviors, and perceptions. It often includes setting personal goals, embracing new perspectives, and developing new skills and qualities. This process can be facilitated through various means such as taking courses, mindfulness practices, coaching, therapy, education, and self reflection. Self transformation aims to lead individuals towards greater success, authenticity, health, purpose, and alignment with their true potential.

Sensitive Personality

A personality trait characterized by heightened emotional responsiveness and sensitivity to both internal and external stimuli. Individuals with a sensitive personality may experience emotions more intensely and be deeply affected by the emotions of others. They tend to be empathetic, compassionate, and attuned to subtle cues in their environment. While sensitivity can be a strength, it may also present challenges, such as feeling overwhelmed by strong emotions or stimuli, experiencing greater stress in certain situations, and struggling with boundaries and self care. However, sensitivity can also be a source of creativity, intuition, and deep connections with others. Embracing and understanding one’s sensitive nature can lead to greater self-awareness, empathy, and authenticity.

Situational Depression (SD)

A type of depression triggered by specific events or situations, such as loss, trauma, or significant life changes.


Goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound, which helps to increase the likelihood of achieving them.

S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals

Goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound, evaluated, and reviewed. The extra “E” and “R” in this acronym stand for “exciting” and “revised,” respectively.

Social Media Coaching

Guidance provided to individuals or businesses to effectively use social media platforms.


While interpretations of the soul vary across cultures and spiritual traditions, on Life Coach Code it is seen as the essence of a person that transcends material existence, encompassing their deepest consciousness, essence, the eternal awareness that expresses itself through the 4 fundamental pillars. The soul is often regarded as the eternal and immaterial aspect of human beings, representing their unique essence, purpose, and connection to The Universe. It is associated with qualities such as love, consciousness, and truth.

Sound Healing

The use of sound frequencies, including music, tones, and vibrations, to promote healing and well being.

Spirituality Coaching

A form of coaching that helps individuals explore and develop their spiritual beliefs, practices, and connection to a higher power.


Inherent qualities or attributes that allow individuals to perform well or excel in certain areas. Strengths can be categorized into various types, such as personal, emotional, intellectual, and physical strengths. Recognizing and leveraging one’s strengths can lead to improved performance, higher self esteem, and greater overall satisfaction in both personal and professional life. Identifying strengths often involves self reflection, feedback from others, and assessments, and focusing on them can enhance personal development, goal achievement, and resilience.

StrengthsFinder Assessment

A personality test that helps individuals identify their unique strengths and talents, which can be used to enhance personal and professional growth.

Stress Management

Techniques and strategies that help individuals reduce or manage their stress levels, which can include exercise, meditation, time management, and relaxation techniques.

Substance Abuse Counseling

Professional support and therapy for individuals struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol, focusing on recovery and coping strategies.

Success Coaching

Guidance provided to individuals to help them achieve their personal and professional goals.

Suicide Prevention

Efforts and interventions aimed at reducing the risk of suicide, including crisis support, counseling, and awareness programs.


The state of significantly enhancing one’s spirit, mind, body, and heart to unlock and unleash latent abilities and potential. Becoming superhuman involves a holistic approach to personal development that goes beyond ordinary human capabilities. This includes upgrading spiritual awareness, expanding mental capacities, achieving peak physical fitness, and cultivating emotional intelligence. By integrating advanced techniques such as meditation, rigorous physical training, cognitive exercises, emotional resilience practices, and spiritual growth, individuals can tap into their hidden superpowers. The journey to becoming superhuman is about transcending perceived limitations and achieving extraordinary levels of performance and fulfillment across all aspects of life. And it starts once you join the Superhuman University.

Superhuman Creed

A set of guiding principles and commitments embraced by individuals striving to enhance their spirit, mind, body, and heart to unlock their hidden superpowers. The Superhuman Creed serves as a roadmap for personal transformation and achieving extraordinary potential.

SWOT Analysis

A framework for identifying and analyzing the internal and external factors that can impact the viability of a project, product, place, or person.


Tai Chi

A Chinese martial art practiced for its health benefits, characterized by slow, deliberate movements and deep breathing to enhance physical and mental well being.

Tarot Coaching

A form of coaching that uses the tarot cards as a tool for self discovery, personal growth, and decision-making.

Team Building

Activities that improve social relations and define roles within teams, often involving collaborative tasks.

Team Building Coaching

A form of coaching that helps teams improve communication, collaboration, and performance through various activities and exercises.

Teen Coaching

A form of coaching that focuses on the unique challenges and experiences of teenagers, such as self esteem, peer pressure, and academic and career choices.

Time Blocking

A time management technique that involves scheduling specific blocks of time for different tasks and activities throughout the day.

Time Management

Techniques and strategies that help individuals prioritize tasks, set goals, and make the most of their time.


A deeply distressing or disturbing experience that can have long-lasting effects on an individual’s mental, emotional, and physical well being. Trauma can result from various events, such as accidents, natural disasters, abuse, loss, or violence, and it can affect people differently based on their resilience, support systems, and coping mechanisms. Trauma often disrupts normal functioning and can lead to conditions like PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. Healing from trauma typically involves therapeutic interventions, such as counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused therapy, and support groups, aimed at processing the traumatic experience and restoring a sense of safety and control.

Trauma Coaching

A form of coaching that helps individuals heal from past traumatic experiences and move forward in their lives.


The fundamental law of The Universe and the strongest vibration. While truth can manifest in various forms, factual truth, moral truth, spiritual truth, on Life Coach Code when we say “Truth” with capital “T” most of the time we mean the fundamental essence that makes The Universe real and able to exist. The essence of God. It transcends subjective opinion and personal beliefs, representing an absolute and universal standard. It is the law.



To make practical or effective use of something for a specific purpose or goal. Utilize implies employing a resource, skill, technique, or opportunity in a manner that maximizes its potential or value. It suggests actively applying something in a way that serves a particular function or achieves a desired outcome. Utilize can encompass a wide range of actions, from utilizing tools or technology to utilizing knowledge or expertise. This term emphasizes the strategic or purposeful application of resources to accomplish tasks efficiently and effectively.



The fundamental beliefs and principles that guide an individual’s behavior, attitudes, and decisions. Values represent what is important and meaningful to a person, shaping their perceptions of right and wrong, as well as their priorities in life. These beliefs can vary widely among individuals and may include concepts such as honesty, integrity, compassion, respect, loyalty, justice, freedom, and equality. Values serve as a moral compass, influencing choices and actions in various contexts, including personal relationships, work, and society. Understanding one’s values is essential for living authentically and aligning actions with personal principles, leading to greater fulfillment, purpose, and integrity.

Values Assessment

A tool or process that helps individuals identify their core values, which can guide their decisions, actions, and behaviors.

Values-Based Coaching

Coaching that helps individuals align their actions and decisions with their core values.

Values Clarification

A process of reflecting on and refining one’s personal values and priorities to gain clarity and direction in life.


The process of forming a mental image of something.


The practice of using mental imagery to create or manifest desired outcomes or experiences.

Visualization Exercises

Activities or practices that help individuals use mental imagery to visualize and manifest their goals and desires.



A live or recorded online seminar or workshop that can be accessed remotely by participants.

Weight Loss Coaching

A form of coaching that helps individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight through nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle changes.

Wellness Coaching

A form of coaching that helps individuals improve their overall well being through various strategies, such as healthy eating, exercise, stress management, and self care.

Wheel of Life Assessment

A tool that helps individuals assess their overall satisfaction and fulfillment in different areas of life, such as career, relationships, health, and spirituality.

Wilderness Therapy

A therapeutic intervention that involves outdoor activities and nature-based experiences to promote psychological healing and personal growth.


Control exerted to do something or restrain impulses.

Work and Life Balance

The equilibrium between personal life and professional life.

Workplace Coaching

Guidance provided within a workplace to improve employee performance and satisfaction.

Writing Coaching

Support and guidance provided to help individuals improve their writing skills. This type of coaching does not fall under Life Coaching unless it directly focuses on the mindset and belief system necessary to be a better writer.


X Factor

A unique quality or attribute that sets an individual apart and contributes to their success or effectiveness.


Yoga Coaching

A form of coaching that uses yoga practices and principles to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Youth Coaching

Support and guidance provided to young individuals to help them achieve their personal and academic goals.


Zen Coaching

A coaching approach inspired by Zen principles, focusing on mindfulness, presence, and simplicity.

Zone of Genius

The state where an individual’s innate talents and passions intersect, leading to peak performance and fulfillment.


360 Degree Feedback

A system where employees receive confidential, anonymous feedback from the people who work around them.