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Here’s an important question for you…

Does coaching improve health? This is an important question for 160+ million people in the US, and multiples of that number globally, who have a health risk or chronic condition that can be improved by health-giving habits of mind and body. It’s also an important question for doctors and healthcare providers, leaders, employers, healthcare systems, […]


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How Coaching Works: A Script

Watch HOW COACHING WORKS: A SHORT MOVIE  A decade ago, we released a movie titled “How Coaching Works” as a way to explain coaching using an animated cartoon. This blog series aims to share the psychological underpinnings of the cartoon. This second blog in the series  is a simplified script for the coach and client […]


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From Therapist to Coach

by Simon Matthews, DipIBLM FASLM M Hlth Sc Newcastle MAPS, Cert IV Fitness Reflections on the Journey from one discipline to another… So before you read any further, I think it’s only fair to tell you that this process of moving from Therapist to Coach is in train for me – I don’t want you to read […]


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Health Coaching for Prediabetes in Primary Care

by Ryan Sherman In the United States, primary care has historically treated patients using a “sick care” model, a system which waits for patients to become ill before they are treated.   However, the advent of the Affordable Care Act, gave rise to patient centered medical homes, which are designed to support a primary prevention model, […]


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The Development of My Passion

by Hannah Ewing Every health professional can probably point to a certain circumstance or life event that helped guide them to that role. For me, my journey began about 6 years ago. I was struggling with a mix of health issues (skin, hormonal, emotional) and decided to pursue holistic care. I consulted a nutritionist for […]


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Becoming a Coach: Mastery Comes from Masters

As the coaching industry expands, the choices of schools, programs and philosophies has grown exponentially. However, becoming a coach is about much more than studying a set of skills and then applying them scientifically to another person. Becoming a coach is as much about personal transformation as it is professional growth. To become a coach, […]


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Coaching…it’s turtles all the way down

The story goes: a prominent thinker, perhaps William James or Bertrand Russell, delivered a lecture on the nature of the solar system. In response, an elderly woman proposed an alternate theory, that the world is flat, sitting on a turtle, and it is turtles all the way down. Her wacky notion has a kernel of […]


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Coaching Intervention for Fibromyalgia

See study in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Client Testimonials “I am more comfortable with having fibromyalgia and being able to get through it; I know I am going to be okay; I started going to the gym twice/week; I still have a lot of fatigue but the pain has subsided” “I’ve always been a goal setter […]


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Harvard Coop Book Launch, September 8 at 7pm

Join Margaret Moore and Eddie Phillips for their Harvard Health book launch event, September 8, at the Harvard Coop. Their  book, Organize Your Emotions, Optimize Your Life, will be released on September 6 by publisher William Morrow. Read the introduction and first chapter now.


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Are you burned out?

Are you burned out? Margaret Moore explores burnout, and physician burnout, in Institute of Coaching July 2016 coaching report: ow.ly/PP3r301ZesS


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