If you’re looking for a bit of optimism, hope or encouragement, you’ve come to the right place.  The Better Life Coaching Blog is written to inspire and motivate us all to greater heights.

My name is Darren Poke, and I’m a husband and father of three from Melbourne, Australia who is passionate about helping you to maximise your potential.

I am an accredited and experienced Life Coach who runs Advantage Resumes and Career Services with my wife, Karen.  Our services include:

Please contact me at darren@advantageresumes.com.au if you would like more information.

This blog is focused on personal development, leadership, motivating others and careers and hope that you enjoy this collection of  inspiring stories, quotes and anecdotes.

The aim of this blog is to inspire, encourage and equip you on your journey.  With over 1000 posts and counting, I trust that there’s something here that gives you reason for optimism and gets you thinking.

If you’re looking for somewhere to get started, here’s the link to the most popular posts on this blog from 2013.

If you like what you have read so far, feel free to have a look through the 2010, 2011 , 2012 2013 and 2014 archives of older posts.  You are also welcome to join over a thousand others in subscribing (it’s free!) so that you can be notified of new posts.

My oldest son, Hayden (who is 9 years old) has also started up a blog called Hayden’s Animal Facts, feel free to check it out, he would appreciate the encouragement.

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