Tag: Health Coach

Remember when I took medical leave

Reading Time: 7 minutes I don’t know how to start this. Part of me wants to be sing-songy because that’s where my heart sits right now, but I’m unsure. It’s not often that I’m at a loss for words – the joke with my friends, and sometimes with you, is that I’m full of words. I love language. Words […]

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 […]

Thank you.

Reading Time: 2 minutes 8 letters. 2 words. More than 1 meaning, depending on who you ask. For me: I’m thankful for you and this action/your words/your light or I’m uncomfortable and I don’t know what to say, this just seems like the best alternative to silence. As I am going through this new phase of life, I’m finding […]

Give me your hand

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve thought about how I want to write this post for a few weeks, and the truth is I do and I don’t want to write it. I think we can all agree that change is hard. It’s exciting, but it’s hard. The excitement doesn’t have to negate the hard. Positive and negative ideas are […]

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: 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 […]