People typically have questions about health coaching, whenever I introduce myself as a coach. And often, depending on the time someone has to talk, the questions start out general and then move to the specific and personal. Perhaps you have a few questions yourself. So today, let's take a look at some of these frequently asked questions about coaching, and some answers. We'll start with the … [Read more...] about 3 Questions I’m Constantly Asked about Coaching
A strong social support network can see you through the toughest of times, helping you better manage stress and boosting your physical health. So who do you have in your corner? Create a healthy lifestyle team with intention, and you can improve your health outcomes. Studies show that social isolation and loneliness are associated with a greater risk of health problems, including poor mental … [Read more...] about Create Your Healthy Lifestyle Team
Focusing on the 4 Pillars of Health every day can improve many aspects of your physical and mental well-being. These pillars provide the foundation for healthy living, determining energy levels, physical strength, and mental resilience. Making improvements in one pillar often can influence another pillar. And that also can benefit your emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual and financial … [Read more...] about 4 Pillars of Health: Creating a Foundation of Well-Being
How can you find the best health coach for you, if you're seeking a partner to help you create lasting changes? Health coaching is a relatively new profession. Training, credentials, and expectations slowly have been established during the past decade. And as awareness grows about what coaching offers, so will the interest in working with a coach. Adopting healthier eating habits? Beginning … [Read more...] about How to Find the Best Health Coach for You
Whether you're in the early stages of changing some habits to improve your health or trying to keep a new year's resolution on track, it's always a good time to ask yourself if you're setting SMART goals. Our best intentions to create new habits sometimes fall short of success simply because our plans lack thoroughness. They may be too vague or unrealistic. So what can help? SMART goals, … [Read more...] about Setting SMART Goals for Success
Resilience is defined as toughness, or "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties." And in researcher language, it's "positive adaptation despite adversity." But is it something we're born with? Can we develop more of it? And can we use it up as we go through life? When Resilience Begins Science indicates that resilience is not uniform across people, places, or situations. So … [Read more...] about Resilience: What Is It, and How Can I Get More of It?