How to bring focus to your health coaching sessions

Ever feel like your coaching sessions have no focus? You chat about a variety of things, but there’s no real specific outcome. You leave the session wondering if your client really got what they needed. This week as I listened in to some buddy coaching sessions, I noticed that many new coaches don’t take time to set…

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How I got my first few health coaching clients

I get asked a lot about how I got started as a health coach. And as a new health coach you are probably wondering about how to get those first few clients and how to market yourself. And while marketing is not my area of expertise, it’s sometimes valuable to hear what others have done.…

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6 tips for what to do when your client says, “I don’t know.”

Ever have a client who says “I don’t know” when it comes to what they want to focus on? Maybe you haven’t started working with clients yet but you worry about this common scenario? Bex over in our facebook group said she’s experienced this and it feels like, “pulling blood from a stone!” I definitely know what…

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How to conduct a Health Coaching Session – step-by-step agenda

Whether you have clients yet or not, you might be wondering what exactly to do during a health coaching session. I hear many new coaches say, “Even if I did get a client I wouldn’t know what to do during a coaching session.” This fear might hold you back from actually launching and getting clients.…

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Behind the scenes of my new Health Coaching Essentials Course

Now that my NBHWC exam is done I can’t wait to have the time to focus on launching my Health Caching Essentials course. I’ve been hearing from other people who support health coaches, that nothing like this exists out there. And it’s why I’m so passionate about bringing it to life. I know how frustrating…

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How to do an accountability check-in

Once you’ve supported your client in developing an action plan and accountability measures, you’ll want to follow up and check in during the next session. In this video I share options for how to do an accountability check-in and offer key questions to ask your client to deepen their learning and growth. What questions do…

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How to be an effective accountability partner

When it comes to providing accountability with your clients are you an enforcer drill sergeant or a quiet timid mouse? The drill sergeant enforcer demands the client be accountable with a forceful tone, “How will you let me know you did this?” The quiet mouse doesn’t even ask for fear of overstepping and feeling pushy.…

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Do you feel responsible for your client’s outcomes?

Have you ever felt like you need to get your client an aha moment, ensure they have a transformation or lead them to a specific outcome? These are some of the pressures I heard new coaches putting on themselves this week. One coach said, “Clients are paying for transformation, so I have to make it…

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Reflect on your health coaching from 2020

I don’t think too many of us are sad to see the end of 2020. Woah, it’s been a year! And while I’m tempted to just jump ahead and start planning for 2021, I also think there’s value in reflecting, unravelling and taking stock of the year that was. This is such an important exercise…

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Update on NBHWC Exam

As you may know I’m currently preparing to sit for the NBHWC Exam. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the NBHWC is the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, who’s mission it is to lead the advancement of health & wellness coaching by establishing professional standards and collaborative partnerships. They do this by…

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