Author Archives: Rodney Merrill

About Rodney Merrill

Certified Life Coach with B.A. degree in Sociology, Master's in Health Education, and PhDs in Social Psychology and Applied Social Sciences. TOOLS FOR CREATIVE LIVING EDUCATION Comprehensive Coaching U Certified Comprehensive Positive Psychology Coach Erickson College 2012 Professional Coach Program Solutions-Focused Coaching Life Coach Institute 2011 Certified Life Coach Goal-setting & Self-Talk Coaching Tilburg University 2011 PhD in Applied Social Science California State University, Northridge 1989 MPH in Health education Columbia Pacific University 1983 PhD in Community Psychology Columbia Pacific University 1980 MA in Community Psychology Humboldt State University 1975 BA in Sociology Ventura College AA in Liberal Arts Lisbon Regional 1968 High School Diploma

What is life coaching?

Life coaching is one of the newest and fastest growing human development professions today. And for many everyday issues, it is very powerful. More to the point, it can help you enjoy a better quality of life, a stronger sense of direction and more control. Continue reading

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Coaching Expands the Range of Self

” No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” [John Donne (1572-1631), Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Meditation XVII] I do not subscribe to the idea of core, … Continue reading

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Questions Create Possibility

The White Rabbit put on his spectacles. “Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?” he asked. “Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then, stop.” (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter … Continue reading

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Mastering Creative Anxiety

24 Lessons for Writers, Painters, Musicians & Actors from America’s Foremost Creativity Coach By Eric Maisel New World Library Paperback: 256 pages, March 1, 2011, ISBN-13: 978-1577319320 I’ve been reading this book on my Kindle and I’ve decided that I … Continue reading

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What the hell is a life coach?

I haven’t been asked this question directly yet; but when I say “I am a life coach,” the blank stare I get in response says it all. And my long silence probably suggests that I don’t know either. But that … Continue reading

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