Is Self-esteem or Self-compassion the Key to Success?

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Is Self-esteem or Self-compassion the Key to Success?

If you lived through the ‘80s and ‘90s, you are probably familiar with the self-esteem movement, which rewarded participation and regarded positive reinforcement as essential to a child’s development and future success. But did this movement create more harm than good? As a health coach, should you coach your clients toward higher self-esteem—or something else?

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Eat Your Way Happy

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Eat Your Way Happy

Food can be a powerful tool in reducing one’s risk of depression, while also helping to improve focus and reduce inflammation. Learn which foods play a role in brain health and mood, the role of the gut’s microbiome, and how one’s relationship with food can help improve both physical and mental health. 

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

Whether you’re just starting out as a health and exercise professional or have been at it for a while, now is the time to leverage your business for real success and do what you’ve been called to do—serve. Learn why Facebook groups are a great way to get your message out to people who want what you have to share (and might even buy your products and services).

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

Whether you’re just starting out as a health and exercise professional or have been at it for a while, now is the time to leverage your business for real success and do what you’ve been called to do—serve. Learn why Facebook groups are a great way to get your message out to people who want what you have to share (and might even buy your products and services).

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Turn Your Mess Into Your Message

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Turn Your Mess Into Your Message

If you are a health coach, newly certified or with years of experience behind you, chances are you have questioned your ability to coach others or experienced “imposter syndrome” at some point in your coaching career. You might even be feeling like that right now, but here’s some good news: Your personal struggles make you more empathetic and relatable to your clients, which could be your greatest superpower.

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Meditation 101: Easy Ways to Get Started

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Meditation 101: Easy Ways to Get Started

Meditation offers numerous benefits, but getting started—and sticking with it—can be a huge challenge for many people. The good news is that there is no single way to meditate and getting started could be as simple as taking a walk or breathing deeply for a minute at a time. Read on to learn how you and your clients can benefit from this proven and easy-to-implement practice.

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Eat Your Way Happy

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Eat Your Way Happy

Food can be a powerful tool in reducing one’s risk of depression, while also helping to improve focus and reduce inflammation. Learn which foods play a role in brain health and mood, the role of the gut’s microbiome, and how one’s relationship with food can help improve both physical and mental health. 

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

Alcohol use disorder is an increasingly common concern, with research suggesting that more than 25% of adults age 18 and over participating in binge drinking within the past month. Learn how to spot the physical signs of abuse, how to tactfully broach the topic with a client and what role health coaches can play in helping clients seek treatment to manage their addiction.

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

There is a good chance you’ll have clients who struggle with body image and you probably wonder how you can help. Learn about some of the origins of poor body image, how to avoid body-shaming language and why steering your clients toward intrinsic motivators instead of extrinsic ones can make a significant difference in their long-term health and well-being.

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a consultant and a coach? The distinctions may seem subtle, but it is important to make sure that, as a health coach, you are providing the type of guidance your clients need to achieve their health and wellness goals. This article examines what separates a coach from a consultant, and how you can hone your coaching skills to benefit your clients.

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

Alcohol use disorder is an increasingly common concern, with research suggesting that more than 25% of adults age 18 and over participating in binge drinking within the past month. Learn how to spot the physical signs of abuse, how to tactfully broach the topic with a client and what role health coaches can play in helping clients seek treatment to manage their addiction.

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

There is a good chance you’ll have clients who struggle with body image and you probably wonder how you can help. Learn about some of the origins of poor body image, how to avoid body-shaming language and why steering your clients toward intrinsic motivators instead of extrinsic ones can make a significant difference in their long-term health and well-being.

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Shooting for Perfect, but Never Hitting the Mark? There’s a Better Way

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Shooting for Perfect, but Never Hitting the Mark? There’s a Better Way

Could a perfectionistic mindset be wreaking havoc in your life or the lives of your clients? Have you considered that perfectionistic tendencies might be one of the roadblocks to your clients achieving success? This article examines the origins of perfectionism, how it may result in a wide range of negative emotions and often leads to an all-or-nothing mindset that can derail even the most committed clients. 

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