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Health Coaching and How the Field has Changed

Health Coaching has been around for years.   Yet until now is has been relatively unknown.    In an article by Cheryl Miller from the Health Intelligence Network has a great Q and A on the Health Coach field. Interactions are Key to Health Coaching. How a health coach interacts with and engages their clients can affect their compliance and outcomes, explains Melinda Huffman, partner in Miller and Huffman Outcome Architects, co-founder of the National Society of Health Coaches, and a cardiovascular clinical specialist, writer and author. We recently spoke with Melinda about what led her into the field of health coaching,

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Can a Wellness coach help you reduce your stress?

Can a Wellness coach help you reduce your stress?

A wellness coach can help you reduce stress by focusing on your body.  Stress can cause us to retain fat.  It also lowers our will to keep up with our dieting and exercise.   A life coach can help you stay motivated and fight your stress.    By taking these steps, you can ensure you will not fall into a stress trap.   An article from KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA has a short video and an article with more information: How a Wellness Coach can help you! For the video and the article please go here. If you are interested

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Become A Certified Health Care Life Coach

Become A Certified Health Care Life Coach

    What Does a Certified Health Care Life Coach Do? With busy schedules, conflicting issues and unrelenting stress many professionals are turning to life coaching. Life coaching involves helping others achieve goals via good health in all aspects of life. Life coaching pertains to counseling, diet, goal setting, physical education, and stress management. In many ways a life coach becomes a mentor and guide to his or her patient pointing out the path to a healthy life style. If you fulfill the necessary pre-requisites in health and counseling, you can become a certified health care life coach. As a life

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Health Coaching Advice: Breathe While You Lift!

Health Coaching Advice: Breathe While You Lift!

Health Coachingdoes not have to just be about dieting and holistic advice.   Health Care Coaches can also give you exercise and lifting advice as well.   They can teach you proper form and technique.   Dr Sarah Morante from Morhealthcoach.com writes: Health Coaching and Lifting When we have to lift something heavy, we tend to hold our breath. It’s not something that we decide to do. It’s pretty much automatic. The fact that it occurs entirely unconsciously makes you think there must be a good reason for it. And there is. Our body is so clever. When we hold our breath whilst

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Creating your own Health Coaching Website

Creating your own Health Coaching Website

Health Coaching can be a fun and rewarding profession.  Getting your name out there, however, can be a completely different story.   Many health care coaching professionals do not have the education to set up their personal health coach websites.   It can be an ordeal to just get the simplest of websites running without help.   Lucky for us Karen Brunet wrote an article for Healthcoachweekly.com on the subject. Easy Tips to Create Your Own Health Coaching Website: You want a professional website that will help you grow your health coaching business. But you donʼt want the ongoing expenses of paying a

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Hospitals are Practicing Wellness

Hospitals are Practicing Wellness

Health Care Coaching and Wellness Wellness and disease prevention are rapidly becoming mainstream services in health care organizations across the country. But, do these organizations practice what they preach? The Cleveland Clinic has now taken a stand on policies dealing with the hiring of smokers. Review this insightful article to learn more. Snuffing Out Bad Behaviors By Matthew Weinstock H&HN Senior Editor April 12, 2012 On the wellness front, hospitals begin to practice what they preach. Access article here Will other organizations’ follow this practice? Time will tell. Many organizations are also offering health care coaching to help employees stay

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Diabetes and the Development of Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetes and the Development of Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetics are at a high risk of developing a condition called peripheral neuropathy. This is a progressive condition that results from damage to the nerves in the legs. It results in chronic pain and often a chronic numbness in the legs and feet. As such, it may significantly impair one’s ability to walk. Over half of people with this condition acquire it from being diabetic. The causative factor is that high levels of sugar in the blood actually cause a damaging effect on the nerves of the lower extremities. As the disease progresses so does the extent of the nerve

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Do You Have Low Energy? Find a Health Coach for Help!

Do You Have Low Energy? Find a Health Coach for Help!

Low energy has many causes. An overlooked cause is a potential nutritional problem affecting the body’s cells. Inside of each of our cells is an area called the mitochondria. The mitochondria are often referred to as the power house of the cell. A complex chemical reaction occurs in the cell and the outcome of the reaction is energy for the cell. This energy is necessary for the cell to carry out its normal function. There are theories that propose that good balanced nutrition is necessary for this cellular process and reaction to occur. If one is deficient in nutrients, the