Tag: Behavior Change

Traveling Man: 3 more months

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m saying it again. What is time? I will never not say that because it makes sad that time has gone by so quickly, but excited that I’m also rushing into something else. I guess I like the collision of these feelings. The excitement of new steals our hearts. It’s what makes food and relationships […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Breaking Down Cognitive Distortions

Reading Time: 6 minutes In psychology and in health coaching, there are thought patterns that can be identified that influence our decisions. These thought patterns are called cognitive distortions. In 2020, I presented on them twice, which helped me break down my own thought distortions and challenged me to consider how I talk about what I do as a […]

Wellness Refocused Education: How to create a plan to achieve a goal

Reading Time: 4 minutes It doesn’t matter what your goal is, without a plan it can feel overwhelming. It can also feel very unnatural to plan things out so I understand if you’re also thinking that this post isn’t for you. Lastly, with a new year in a few days, it’s possible that you may feel like you have […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Introduction to Health Coaching + Importance of Overlapping Psychological Models

Reading Time: 7 minutes There are many psychological models and theories that are utilized in health coaching. It’s because of the psychology used in health coaching that I know there can be a lot of gray – not just as a coach, but also from the client perspective too. I’m not a therapist and there are limitations to how […]

Wellness Refocused Education: How to journal

Reading Time: 5 minutes This is an odd post, but I think a necessary one. For me, writing is everything. I’ve been writing since high school. After dance, writing was an outlet that I felt comfortable it. While I continued to dance in my head after the weight gain, imaging turns and stomps – writing is something that I […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Calories Out

Reading Time: 7 minutes I wish there was a hard and fast definition for weight loss and fat loss – I think we too often use them interchangeably and, in some cases, I find myself doing the same because it can be hard for some to understand there’s a difference. Looking around for language, it’s clear than many experts […]

Day 286, Quote 34: Update “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Reading Time: 6 minutes I’m going to talk to you like a long, lost friend – I guess that’s the easiest way to go about this. So it’s been 14 days and before that it was 501 day. I was finishing up my first spring semester of my degree. I had signed up for three summer classes – anatomy […]