Monthly Archives: August 2010

Dancing In The Moment: Awareness of The Coaching Process/Interaction

Awareness of the coaching process is about being aware of the dance, as you are dancing with your partner. This is where you tap into your “third person observer” and take a look over your own shoulder. Your three-fold challenge is to now be able to move fluidly with your awareness between yourself, your client, and still notice what is going on between the two of you. Continue reading

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The Mindful Embrace: Awareness of The Other

When we work as any kind of human helper we are living on two levels at once. There is the role and function of being the ally for our client, and yet there is always the inescapable essence of ourselves, of who we are, present at the same time. Continue reading

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Inner and Outer Awareness: Coaching and Living Mindfully.

Suzanne Ballantyne, Wellness and Health Coach and Yoga Teacher, recently shared this piece below with me and her classmates from her Wellness Mapping 360°training course. “I am taking more anatomy classes for my yoga teaching and Thursday the topic was … Continue reading

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Nine Keys To Readiness For Change And Improving Your Lifestyle

So what does “Readiness For Change” theory mean for the “man (or woman) on the street” who wants to improve their lifestyle? Here’s some basics to keep in mind as you work on change and growth. Continue reading

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Change: The Paradox of Fear and Attraction Eight Thoughts for Success at Lifestyle Improvement.

“Change” is such a powerful and loaded term. The very word brings out any number of wildly disparate responses: fear, anticipation, longing, uncertainty, attraction, loss and excitement. Change in attitude, and belief yielding change in behavior, or more specifically health and wellness behavior is what we’re after. Continue reading

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15 Vital Books For The Wellness Coach: Straight Off My Shelf – Part Three

Continuing our “must read” list of vital books for wellness coaches here is the last group, the books focusing on health challenges and wellness coaching itself. Continue reading

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15 Vital Books For The Wellness Coach: Straight Off My Shelf – Part Two

Continuing our “must read” list of vital books for wellness coaches here is the second set, the books focusing on life coaching foundations and skills. Coaching Foundations and Skills 7. Co-Active Coaching, Whitworth, Kimsey-House & Sandahl 8. Becoming a Professional … Continue reading

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