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SMART Goals for Health
October 4, 2019

Why It Makes Sense to Set SMART Goals for Health

Are you ready to take your health goals to the next level? Then read on for a little motivation and to discover how to use SMART goals for health.

successful health coaches
September 27, 2019

What Successful Health Coaches Need: The 5 Cs

How do you become a successful health coach? By choosing the right training program. In this article, health coach Will Welch talks about the five Cs that make a successful coach—and an effective training program.

The power of listening
September 17, 2019

The Power of Listening: Health Coaching in Action

What’s the power of listening in health coaching? It gives clients the gifts of understanding, acceptance, and trust. In this Q&A, we get to the heart of listening and hearing others.

What Is a Health Coach?
July 26, 2019

What Is a Health Coach?

Health coaches are among the most important healthcare partners for people battling chronic disease. Find out how health coaches help clients set and achieve health goals and build new habits.

health coaching model
July 12, 2019

How the ADAPT Health Coaching Model Can Help Us Fight Chronic Disease

We all need support to achieve greater health, build new health habits, and change a lifetime of health behaviors—and that’s where health coaching can play an important role.

health coach job opportunities
May 15, 2019

Your Quick Guide to Health Coach Job Opportunities

Health coaching is going to play a critical role in the future of medicine—and it’s an exciting, fulfilling career path. Read more about health coach job opportunities.

Becoming a health coach
April 1, 2019

Becoming a Health Coach? Here’s What to Look For in a Training Program

If you’ve decided to become a health coach, you’ve got a chance to make a difference in your clients’ lives. Here’s an infographic on what you should look for in a health coach training program.

Should health coaches and nutritionists interpret lab tests and blood work, including these samples in test tubes?
February 26, 2019

Should Health Coaches and Nutritionists Interpret Lab Tests?

One of the most contentious topics in Functional Medicine recently is whether health coaches and nutritionists should interpret lab tests for their clients. Here are my thoughts on the issue.

changing habits
January 1, 2019

Changing Habits? You Need to Shrink the Change

Are you changing your habits? Maybe your goal is to eat healthier and lose some pounds or get more sleep. Whatever your objective, you’re more likely to achieve your goal if it’s small and attainable.

working with a health coach
October 5, 2018

How Working with a Health Coach Can Help You Fight Chronic Disease

Change is hard. Find out how working with a health coach can help make changing your diet, exercise, and lifestyle easier.