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The Tao of Wellness Coaching: Part Two – Practical Applications

When the best leader’s work is done the people say ‘We did it ourselves.’                                Lao Tzu In Part One –  In the previous post “The Tao … Continue reading

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The Tao of Wellness Coaching – Part One – What Centers Us?

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu History and Context It is said that the legendary Chinese sage, Lao Tzu, rode off on the back of an ax when leaving the … Continue reading

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The Great Utility of Coaching In The Emotional Realm

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge. Plato Coaches often cautiously retreat from the affective level with their clients for fear of crossing the line into therapy. Other coaches with a professional mental health background are … Continue reading

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China Embraces Real Balance Wellness Coaching

Faced with the same lifestyle-based health crisis many other countries are experiencing, China has been searching for a way to help people truly succeed at lasting lifestyle change. Over half of the men in China smoke. The diabetes rate is … Continue reading

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Real Balance GLOBAL – Taking Wellness Coaching To China

What The World Health Organization dubbed “Lifestyle Disease” is a global phenomenon. The increase of non-communicable disease is going up the fastest in what is sometimes called the developing countries of the world. “Twenty-five years ago, the number of people … Continue reading

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Client-Centered Directiveness: An Oxymoron That Works – Part One

At its very foundation, coaching is client-centered. The work of Carl Rogers profoundly influenced the founders of the life coaching profession. Yet, among the thousands of health and wellness coaches we have trained at Real Balance (http://www.realbalance.com), the question of … Continue reading

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“Coaching for a Lifetime of Wellness: Five Keys to Sustainable Behavioral Change”

The theme of the 41st Annual National Wellness Conference was “Spotlight On Sustainability”. While we often think about sustainability and our environmental practices, as a wellness coach and psychologist I immediately thought of sustainable behavioral change. As I prepared for … Continue reading

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