Research has shown that certified health and wellness coaches significantly improve client wellness and patient health outcomes.
Most people experience stress regularly. Stress, when managed adequately, can help people feel motivated, achieve goals, and adapt to changing conditions. However, in contrast to moderate, short-term stress that most people experience regularly, some people are subject to a type of stress called toxic stress, which can result from traumatic events in childhood.
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February is Black History Month in the US, a month dedicated to paying tribute to Black American history. It is also a month dedicated to raising awareness about the deeply inequitable treatment that Black communities have endured in the US, as well as the incredible contributions Black individuals and communities have made to the wellbeing of all people, despite the disadvantages that exist to this day.
While plenty of research has been carried out on the importance of an adequate role of complete proteins, over the past several decades researchers have had a growing interest in the specific roles of protein building blocks, called amino acids, in overall health, metabolism, body composition, and sports performance.
Certified health and wellness coaches are expert health advisors that use evidence-based methodologies to improve their clients’ health and wellness. Health coaching is a relatively new profession, and it was born out of the public health system’s need to have a more consistent, personal, and long-term presence in people’s lives.
2020 has been a year of challenges, pain, and transformation in numerous forms. Most industries have experienced difficult, unprecedented changes and have been obligated to look inward to find ways to adapt to changes and be part of the solution in a time of need. The health and wellness industry is no exception, as the year 2020 leaves us many lessons on which to reflect and take action.
Without question, the year 2020 will go down as one of the most eventful, trying, and devastating years in the last several decades. It has been a year where global health—physical, mental, and emotional—has taken center stage. At the same time, 2020 will also be remembered as the year where people came together to show support for first responders and essential workers, shared information and resources, and, ultimately, reflected on everyone’s individual role in ensuring common wellbeing.
We live in the information era, which gives health professionals of today a huge advantage over those from a few decades ago.
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