Strengths: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

by Sheryl Richard This blog article was inspired by a conversation I had with a friend about our strengths as related to the workplace. Though not the first time, I had recently completed the Values in Action (VIA) Character Strengths Survey, which assesses your qualities that come most naturally for you. For the first time, […]


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Health Coaching as an Intervention for Picky Eaters

by Simon Matthews Many of us have come into contact with picky eaters over the course of our careers. Whether you’re a family physician, a dietitian, nutritionist, a psychologist like I am, or any number of other allied health professionals, the likelihood is that picky eating or fussy eating has been a feature of some […]


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Book Review: Live More Happy

by Simon Matthews CEO, Wellcoaches Australia How happy are you? Did you know that happiness influences your health? Did you know that you can influence your happiness LIVE MORE – Happy is the third book from Dr Darren Morton, Director –  Lifestyle Medicine and Health Research Centre at Avondale University College in Australia.  Published in […]


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What is Mind-body Medicine?

by Christina Lombardo, PhD, MCC, NBC-HWC Mind-body medicine is one of the fastest growing evidence based areas of healthcare.  According to Moss et al. (2003) mind-body medicine is a revolutionary 21st century approach to managing one’s health that includes combining a wide-range of behavioral and lifestyle interventions including wellness coaching, along with traditional medical interventions.  […]


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Four Steps to a Mindful Pause

Wellcoaches Professional Health and Wellness Coach Cami Smalley’s book, Mindful Pause: A Self-Care Guide to Resilience and Well-Being Stop.Breathe.Think.Choose, arrived on the literary horizon it seems at just the right time. In early March when her book was first launching and we were just starting to hear rumblings about a potential health concern, she shared her thoughts […]


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Have you Seen Your Shadow Lately?

by Barrett McBride, PhD, MCC Have you noticed any uncharacteristic changes in your behavior or client behavior as  Covid 19 has impacted life in numerous other  ways? As Covid 19 became a reality to the U.S. I began to notice changes in my clients and some of the  coaches I supervise.  In some, it was […]


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Breathing Through a Pandemic

On center stage of this pandemic are our beautiful, and sometimes fragile, human lungs. For thousands in hospital with COVID-19, the struggle to breathe by ravaged lungs is a struggle to live. Hospital workers on the front-line find it hard to breathe while wearing personal protection equipment. We were asked by wellness coach, Carol Scott, […]


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All You Do is Dial

by Geoff Moore Chief Medical Officer, Wellcoaches Digital As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads widely throughout America and the rest of the world, public health officials and government authorities are asking, then telling, then demanding that all of us keep our distance from each other. The is US Centers for Disease Control define social distancing as […]


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Coaching in a Pandemic

Barrett McBride, PhD, MCC As I was doing some pandemic research for this post, two curious book titles resurfaced on multiple search pages: The Art of Saying No and The Joy of Imperfection. As I thought through the possibilities, I landed on uncertainty as a connection. How has the criteria changed for our decision-making today […]


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Gratitude – An introspective inquiry

by Simon Matthews Wellcoaches Australia In the middle of 2019, I experienced a medical event which could have changed my life considerably. Ultimately it didn’t. I suffered a torn and detached retina in my left eye. By the time I was having surgery, my vision was severely affected. The skill and experience of my surgeon […]


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