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Certified™: Overcoming Challenges Special Issue

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Survive or Thrive? 5 Positive Coping Strategies for Challenging Times

Daniel  J. Green by Daniel J. Green
Contributor

Like many Americans, you and your clients may be experiencing a whole new set of challenges this year, and many people are using negative coping mechanisms to fight their way through. As a health and exercise professional, consider introducing your clients to the positive coping strategies presented here, and perhaps use a few of them yourself. No one is immune to the emotions tied to this pandemic, so be as kind to yourself as you are to your clients.

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How to Help Clients Overcome Emotional Eating
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How to Help Clients Overcome Emotional Eating

by Cassandra Padgett
Health and Fitness Expert

Experiencing feelings of frustration, anger and sadness are all part of normal life, but some people turn to emotional eating as a way to manage the stress that comes with these negative emotions. Learn how you can offer your clients a “toolbox” of resources and healthy strategies to acknowledge, cope with and practice managing stress in healthy ways. 

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Coaching Your Clients to Greater Resilience
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Coaching Your Clients to Greater Resilience

by Carrie Myers
Contributor

The events of 2020 have impacted each of us in some way, and our levels of resilience have determined, in part, how we have responded to the challenges and fears that have arisen as a result. As a health and exercise professional, you can positively impact your clients by coaching them to be more resilient and ultimately guiding them toward growth.

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