Tag Archives: wellness

Making and Maintaining The Shift To The Coaching Mindset

We meet our coaching client with the very best of intentions. We want to help. And help sometimes means throwing ourselves into doing what the client seems to be unable to do themselves up to this point – figure out … Continue reading

Posted in coaching, health coaching, wellness, wellness coaching | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in coaching, health coaching, wellness, wellness coaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in coaching, health coaching, wellness, wellness coaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in coaching, Coaching emotions, health coaching, wellness, wellness coaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Coaching a Client Through To A Mental Health Referral Using The Stages of Change

Times arise when it becomes apparent to a wellness coach that their client would benefit from working with a mental health professional. The need for referral may be urgent and involve client safety as when there is a threat of … Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries in coaching, health coaching, Health Coaching Scope of Practice, wellness, wellness coaching, Wellness Coaching Scope of Practice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in coaching, health coaching, Lifestyle Medicine, wellness, wellness coaching, wellness travel, World Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in coaching, health coaching, Lifestyle Medicine, wellness, wellness coaching, World Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,