Author Archives: jakilifecoach

About jakilifecoach

I partner with you to help you produce fulfilling results in focus areas of your life, enhance self awareness and build actions that help you to step beyond your barriers and move towards your desired destination.

Trying to be normal

The KCPE exams finally kicked off. I can’t wait for Thursday when they end. Obviously it is not much respite for me as I will begin all over again on Monday with KCSE. Somehow things are different. There is huge … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Watch that Gremlin!

The term “gremlin” originates from Royal Air Force slang in the 1920s. It describes a  so called ‘mischievous creature’ that sabotaged aircraft. Gremlins were responsible for otherwise inexplicable accidents which  occurred during flights In coaching terms, a gremlin is a … Continue reading

Posted in Overcoming Challenges, parenting, Personal growth, Teenage | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Playing my Part

This weekend I had some profound learning. I listened to a Westgate attack survivor recount her story. It reinforced my belief that miracles do happen. It confirmed to me that someone can overcome really trying situations. It reminded me that … Continue reading

Posted in Overcoming Challenges, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

More checks, but feeling even less safe

If you are an urban dweller who frequents malls and other buildings or attends events you will agree that ‘checks’ are the-new-thing-that–I- wish-never-happened. They are here for good reason – I know. With plenty of people walking around with the … Continue reading

Posted in Overcoming Challenges, Personal growth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Miracles

I am rummaging through my bag when I find a caramel toffee. The chewy ones that I really love. It must have been there for weeks, possibly months, as I haven’t bought any in a while. I am thankful because … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In 2016 I will be finding time

We have 3 candidates this year so it’s inevitable that we are talking targets, time and techniques to ensure the best possible results at the end of the year. Each of the candidates is not doing badly now, but no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

What Parents Say

What parents say survey I am writing a paper on how what parents say impacts our lives as adults. Please help me by sharing your experiences. Follow the link to complete the short anonymous survey. Thank you What parents say … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The words of a parent can build or break

Parents have a duty of care to children, and words they utter can build or break.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why you should talk to your 2 year old rather than take them for extra tuition when they are 14

It’s never too late to change, but it makes sense to start the way you mean to continue.  Are you struggling to get good academic results from your children? Many of us spend a lot of money on extra tuition … Continue reading

Posted in Life design, parenting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Lotion bottles and why there’s more left in you than you think

I don’t like to throw out the lotion bottle until I am convinced it is truly empty. So when pumping doesn’t get the lotion out anymore, I begin to store the bottle upside down, then screw off the pump to … Continue reading

Posted in Life design, Overcoming Challenges, Personal growth | Tagged | Leave a comment