What is health and wellness coaching?
Would you like more clarity and insight into your purpose? Does a better state of overall health and wellness sound good to you? Maybe you know what to do but just don’t seem to make progress. Or maybe you are looking to find greater satisfaction, peace and a greater sense of fulfilment.
Health and Wellness Coaching can help you get unstuck. In addition, it can also help you to feel that sense of empowerment, fulfilment, and achievement you’ve been looking for.
Integrative health and wellness coaching is designed to guide you to implement healthy lifestyle behaviors to achieve optimal health and well-being. So, we are talking about your “whole person” including your physical, mental and social well-being.
What is health and wellness coaching?
Coaching provides personalized support, communication and accountability. Through coaching, you grow in understanding your mindset, beliefs, goals and desires. Then you develop a plan with guidance from your coach. As a result of coaching, you will have a plan and take actions to make your overall life, mind, relationships, and environment in balance to achieve your goals.
Services are tailored uniquely to your individual needs, interests, lifestyle, values and beliefs.
A health and wellness coach does not tell you what they think you should do or what to do to “fix you”. Knowing what you should do and actually doing what is realistic and important to you are very different things. This is where a health and wellness coach can change your life.
What is the process?
As a Duke trained and Certified Integrative Health and Wellness Coach, I am knowledgeable about the coaching process. Therefore, my health and wellness coaching uses evidence-based and proven methods and strategies. I will guide you during your coaching experience. First, you will engage in assessing the major areas of your life. Then, you will dream and envision your best life. You will sort out your beliefs, values, strengths, goals, and desires. There will be be soul-searching. You will identify and work through limiting beliefs, challenges and obstacles and build on your strengths and successes. Then you can move forward and gain clarity on what action is needed. In this way you set yourself up for success and sustainable change.
After you have a clear vision for your life, then you will proceed to set realistic goals in alignment with your values and your life in the real world. You will be mindful and develop greater insight into what you really need and want and what will work for you to overcome obstacles. This is the design phase. Then you will develop a plan. The plan will help you to create the life you deserve and to set the stage so you can work your plan with confidence.
There is no “one size fits all”. Everyone has their own story, dreams, strengths, and goals. And everyone has their own vision and their own way to get from where they are to where they want to be to create their own story. Coaching empowers and guides you to achieve the goals and dreams you really care about.
What are the benefits of coaching?
A skilled coach can help you through this process and is knowledgeable about human behavior, motivation, and change. And a good coach provides a “judgment free zone” and will help you find the connection to your authentic self. This is step is needed to make sustainable and satisfying changes. This evidence-based process empowers you to change your life and move forward with the way you want it to be.
For further reading, you may wish to check out this recent article in Forbes that describes what a health and wellness coach does and the qualities of a good coach: forbes.com/health/body/what-is-a-health-coach
Is Health and Wellness Coaching right for you?
“Is it right for me?”, you may be asking…
If you are reading this now, then it’s time ask yourself some serious questions. First, are you worthy of living the life you’ve dreamed of and more? Do you worry that you should be doing SOMETHING, but don’t do anything about it? Do you know what to do but need help, guidance, and accountability to get unstuck? Are you burned-out t trying different things to change what you (or others) think you should change? Have you tried to do things alone, but just can’t quite get it together or stick to a plan? And most importantly, are you ready to make the commitment to yourself and get the personalized coaching that can truly transform your life?
“No one who ever did anything great did it alone.”Unknown Author
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