Tag Archives: disease management

The Health And Wellness Coach’s Value Proposition

Every potential coaching client is looking to have the question ‘What’s in it for me?’ answered. Every coach needs to be able to succinctly answer that question by conveying what they will provide for their client. Potential coaching clients are … Continue reading

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Delivering The Behavioral Side Of Lifestyle Medicine Through Wellness Coaching

“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” Hippocrates 420 B.C – 370 B.C. Healthcare providers have been prescribing … Continue reading

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Wellness Coaching And Chronic Lung Disease

It surprises many people to discover that the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer, is chronic lower respiratory diseases. These conditions take twice as many lives annually as does diabetes. Yet, unless … Continue reading

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Stress Coaching Part II – Recovery From Stress

What we refer to as “stress” is quite a mystery. Ill-defined by most everyone except psychological researchers, we ascribe devastating levels of power to it, and often feel helpless to cope with it. We know that stress is linked to … Continue reading

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New 2nd Edition Of Wellness Coaching For Lasting Lifestyle Change

In 2007 Wellness Coaching For Lasting Lifestyle Change became the first comprehensive health and wellness coaching book published. Written expressly for the practitioner, it quickly became the foundational book of the field and has remained so to this day. Updated … Continue reading

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Yes, We ARE Getting Healthier!

In the midst of the healthcare crisis, America’s actual health, in many ways, is improving! It’s easy to feel discouraged by the political struggles, obesity and diabetes “epidemics”. Hearing that the U.S. has a worse life expectancy than Slovenia and … Continue reading

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Forging A New Wellness Path: Leaving Health Risk Reduction Behind

Attending Lifestyle Medicine 2013 (http://lifestylemedicine.org/lifestylemedicine2013) in the Washington, D.C. area this week I was heartened to be around so many enthusiastic people from the medical world who have embraced the realization of just how behavioral health is. The conference was “small … Continue reading

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