About icoachingzone

Life Coach & CBT Therapist Ivana Franekova Thank you for looking at my pages. I’m an established Harley Street Coach & CBT Therapist with over 14 years of experience. By using both Coaching & CBT methods in my practice, I offer a wide range of therapy tools, carefully tailored and adjusted to your needs. CBT Therapy works on changing perception and subsequent resultant emotions & actions, whilst coaching looks firmly to the future, structuring new steps to take and new resources to gain and implement into your life. I believe that by combining both methods, clients truly benefit from the therapies I offer, delivering extremely high success rate.

Success And Failure In Business

By |2017-05-15T05:19:04+00:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , |

Some people have the notion that if they “Can’t do it right, they won’t do it at all.” This is a strategy to avoid the possibility and likelihood of failure. I find that ironic since failure in business is inevitable. If you are playing the game of business, it will happen. You will fail. Every [...]

How To Make Great First Impressions

By |2018-11-22T16:25:08+00:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Confidence, Dating|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do first impressions count? The answer is clear: YES. Often, we form an opinion about a person before he or she even speaks to us. Communication consists of 2 parts: Verbal, when we say and listen to the words spoken out loud; And Non-Verbal, also called a body language. While it’s not true that body language [...]

How To Leave Toxic Relationship

By |2018-11-22T16:25:52+00:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Today we will be looking at how to leave a toxic relationship and what to do to help ourselves recover in the best way possible. I won’t say in the fastest way possible, because I believe we all deal with the grief differently and we should not hurry this process up- the suppressed feelings will [...]

Five Relationship Killers

By |2018-11-22T16:27:42+00:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , |

We live at the age where many relationships fail, especially in early stages. I have found five main reasons that kill early relationships: CONTROLLING BEHAVIOUR The early days of a new relationship can be scary and uncertain. Because you do not know where you stand, you have a deep fear of rejection which can then bring on a [...]

3 Steps To Boosting Your Confidence

By |2018-10-04T07:04:06+00:00March 24th, 2016|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , , , |

Boosting your confidence is great. It really will benefit you and your life. However, it is easier said than done as without a proper knowledge, people simply have no idea where to start. We get ‘stuck’ in our comfort zone and despite knowing we should do something about it, sometimes it really is easier to [...]

Dealing With Criticism

By |2018-11-22T16:28:24+00:00November 25th, 2015|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , |

Dealing with criticism positively is an important life skill and has a lot to do with your confidence.  If you get very upset when criticised, you might want to look into confidence building. In this article, we are going to be looking at the types of criticism and how to deal with them. At some [...]

Effective Communication In Relationships

By |2017-03-29T15:17:23+00:00October 5th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , |

We as human beings are sociable, interacting with people on daily basis.  Often, our happiness and mood depends on how the interactions with those around us go.  This is especially true of those whom we care about, mainly our close friends as well as partners/ spouses. But working relationships are equally important, enabling us to [...]

7 Tips On How To Make Blended Family Work

By |2017-03-29T15:17:57+00:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Before we get started, I would like to introduce you to and explain the concept ‘Blended Families’, as most of you are probably unaware of this term. ‘Blended Family’ is, in its core, a step-family system. A married couple with children divorces, and then either one or both of the partners go on to re-marry, [...]

8 Things We Didn’t Expect In Our Thirties!

By |2017-03-29T15:18:33+00:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , |

1. We might not be married by the time we reach our thirties, as we firmly believed we would be in our twenties (and assured all around us of it). All this ‘time’ we had suddenly seemed to go God knows where. Yes, it’s likely we are still looking for ‘the one’ in our thirties. 2. Family visits become [...]

20 tips on keeping your relationship fresh!

By |2018-11-22T16:29:30+00:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

1. Never underestimate the value of asking your partner how his day went. Niceties don't become any less nice just because they become routine. At the end of the day, even if you felt like no one cared about anything you did, at least you know your partner will not only care but will want [...]