Trauma-Informed Motivational Interviewing: Is It the Best Approach to Behavior Change?

    Here is a fundamental question coaches ask themselves as they apply their knowledge in the field: 

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    How to Support Your Clients’ Holistic Health Through Holiday Stress and Traumaversaries

    The holidays are accompanied by a range of complex emotions and experiences, and they are not always positive. 

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    Health Impact of Loneliness and Social Isolation and How Health and Wellness Coaches Can Help

    Between 50% and 80% of adolescents and adults report feeling lonely. Loneliness, isolation, and lack of human connection are associated with low health-related quality of life. At the foot of the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home and social distancing orders, health advocates warn that social isolation and loneliness in certain populations may even be the next public health crisis. 

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    Inspiring Consistent Wellness Even As Seasons Change

    What Is “Consistent Wellness?”

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    How Health Coaches Can Address Common Wellness-Related Themes Coming Up During the Pandemic

    Navigating Where Health Coaches Fit into the Equation

    Certainly, the pandemic has given rise to many clinical challenges in wellness. From a holistic health coach perspective, it can be hard to separate themes to offer expert support in and themes to relegate to trained clinicians. After compiling several months of community shares, there are group wellness issues that can certainly be mitigated from an integrative approach. Health coaches also productively contribute to aftercare in helping clients to feel comfortable in their healing process. 

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    What Is Ideal Body Weight and How to Calculate It 

    Ideal body weight, also called lean body weight, is a family of indexes that have been used for almost 150 years. It is used in emergency settings, and its use has been reinforced during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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    Health Coach Resource: How to Reduce Exposure to 10 Common Environmental Toxins

    Environmental toxins, or chemical pollutants, are chemicals that are found in the environment due to natural processes or pollution resulting from manufactured products and processes. Sometimes, they are called environmental chemicals since they are only toxic once they reach certain levels in the body and start affecting normal biological processes. 

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    Beyond Nutrition and Fitness: Other Factors that Affect Our Health

    For most people, the first two things that come to mind when thinking about how to improve their health are eating better and improving fitness levels. 

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    5 Ways Health Coaches Improve People's Wellbeing

    Research has shown that certified health and wellness coaches significantly improve client wellness and patient health outcomes. 

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    An Introduction to the 7 Dimensions of Wellness

    Wellness approaches have been elevated across professional health and related fields due to their potential to support people on their pathway to holistic, optimal living. 

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