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Health Coaching

Health coach salary
January 17, 2020

Health Coach Salary: What You Need to Know

What’s the average health coach salary? Check out this article for information that can help you gauge how much you can expect to earn in this profession.

Powerful questions
December 13, 2019

What Are Powerful Questions? Health Coaching in Action

Powerful questions cross the space between a health coach and a client to invite understanding and possibility. Find out more about the difference that powerful questions can make in health coaching.

behavior change
December 5, 2019

Behavior Change Agents: How Health Coaches Help Clients Change

Health coaches help clients explore what changes they’re ready for, experiment with changes, and connect their goals to their long-term vision. Find out more about the behavior change techniques health coaches use to help clients.

How to become a health coach
November 22, 2019

How to Become a Health Coach in 4 Steps

Health coaches change lives and contribute to a healthier world—all while earning a living. Find out how to become a health coach and join this thriving field.

effective communication
November 15, 2019

Effective Communication: Health Coaching in Action

How well a coach connects with a client will determine whether they are a fit to work together, and effective communication is part of building that connection. Find out more from health coach MaryAnn Jones.

Positive psychology
October 25, 2019

Positive Psychology: How to Use It in Health Coaching

Positive psychology plays an important role in how health coaches work with their clients. Find out how to use positive psychology to support your clients.

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.

If you’re changing habits, shrinking the change can help. Be sure to celebrate your successes, like these runners finishing a race.
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.

By working with a health coach, this man can make progress changing his diet and lifestyle.
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.

May 2, 2018

The Fundamental Problem with Most Nutrition Research

Nutrition research relies heavily on diet recall and food diaries. But how accurately do people report what they eat? Read on to learn about the flaws of diet reporting, the implications for interpreting nutrition research, and the future of the field.

health coach
November 29, 2017

The Importance of Health Coaches in Combating Chronic Disease

Whether you’re considering becoming a health coach or are a practitioner feeling overwhelmed with helping patients make lifestyle changes, this article is for you. Read on to learn why health coaches are essential to combating the epidemic of chronic disease that we face today.

August 9, 2017

How the Healthcare System Undermines a Doctor’s Ability to Heal

According to a 2012 survey, nearly eight out of 10 physicians are “somewhat pessimistic or very pessimistic” about the future of the medical profession. (1) Shuttled from one short appointment to the next, physicians are struggling to keep up with paperwork, worried about malpractice lawsuits, and merely alleviating symptoms instead of curing disease. Focus on the patient has undoubtedly shifted elsewhere. In this article, we’ll look at reasons why the conventional medicine model prevents doctors from healing.

functional medicine practice
March 29, 2017

Staffing Recommendations for a Modern Functional Medicine Office

Are you just starting up a practice or looking to cut costs in your current practice? Learn about the benefits of a lean practice model and get my best tips for staffing a modern functional medicine office.