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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Emotional Health Hacks

Originally printed in Family Circle, October 2016 If you’re arguing with your partner… Take a step back and consider what needs your mate may believe are not being met. It’s likely one of you is feeling a little controlled or neglected. Talk things out with compassion to address what requires more attention. When you have […]


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Is there a solar system in the mind’s sky?

Our understanding of the human mind, including where it came from, it’s true nature, and how it works and evolves, is primitive. In the absence of scientific understanding, the lexicons for mindfulness and meditation are rich with evocative metaphors. We search for perfect images or words to describe or evoke various experiences and brain states that free us even for a few moments from […]


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A Coach’s Mind: Inside Out

We learned from the Oscar-winning Pixar movie, Inside Out , that multiplicity of mind is natural and normal. In my 2013 paper: Coaching the Multiplicity of Mind, a Strengths-Based Approach, I proposed a new model of the human psyche that is an adult version of Inside Out , positing that the human psyche has nine internal […]


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Review of Important Publication – h2U

by G.A. Sforzo, Ph.D., Wellcoaches Research Advisor Outcomes Across the Value Chain is a peer-reviewed article published in July 2016 examining a corporate wellness intervention for over 150,000 employees.  Health coaching was offered only to those employees at greater risk meaning about 49,500 were eligible.  After learning about health coaching about half decided to give […]


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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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The Gift of Presence

“The human soul doesn’t want to be advised or fixed or saved. It simply wants to be witnessed — to be seen, heard and companioned exactly as it is. When we make that kind of deep bow to the soul of a suffering person, our respect reinforces the soul’s healing resources, the only resources that […]


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Innovative Coaching

In addition to a reliance on a breadth and depth of psychological theories on behavior change, our coaching protocols also honor what we can learn from other disciplines, such as design and innovation. In reviewing Fast Company’s recent article on the concepts of design, Seven Essentials from the Harvard Innovation Lab, there are many principles […]


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The Spirit of Nonviolent Communication

In her article, “Basic Pitfalls of Using NVC,” Miki Kashtan reminds us of the importance of the spirit in this approach to communication. The practice of NVC, or Nonviolent Communication, is less about the “doing” of coaching and more about the “being” of coaching. When we get caught up in the mechanics of doing it, […]


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