Bridging Generations
Transformation Magazine|Life Purpose, December 2017

Recognizing the important roles that today's life coaches provide.

Ryan Miller

Not long ago I came across a powerful quote from a reporter named Jim Nauton that made me stop and reflect. It was in an article about life coaching that originally was published in the August 2002 issue of Psychotherapy Networking:

“The ever more challenging character of modern life has created a market for men and women that can provide, for a fee, as service that older generations once performed for younger generations. Since World War II, increased mobility and the decline of family and community ties have reduced intergenerational contact, with the result that a lot of the support structures in people’s lives have broken down.”

What caught my attention in particular—and sent me on a pleasant trip down memory lane— is the part of the quote that reads:

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