Brad Cooper

Holding Back the Darkness in the Struggle

Life can be difficult… confusing… seemingly unfair… heartbreaking. The darkness of pain, discouragement and uncertainty can spiral into a black hole that can feel inescapable. Yet we often turn a blind eye to these realities in our world of health & wellness coaching, choosing instead to focus our attention on “optimal” or “glass half full” …

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How to Begin a Health and Wellness Career: Your Complete Guide

Starting a health and wellness career is not only a great opportunity to lead a healthier lifestyle and be a model of healthy living, it’s also a rewarding way to help other people transform their lives. Another great benefit? You can grow your income when enhancing credibility through an NBHWC-approved health and wellness certification, which …

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Free Will, Conscious Choices and Personal/Organizational Wellness?

Do we truly live in a world involving free will? Of course… right?? At any specific moment, I am free to select a new course of action, chart a new path, or change directions. At least I like to think I can? But is that reality or simply a mythical creation of our culturally independent …

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No More Journaling

Suggesting someone start journaling is akin to recommending broccoli, a consistent sleep schedule and regular exercise. The mere mention of the idea is consistently met with head nodding about the value – followed immediately by confessions of attempted starts, stops and surrenders. So, let’s not consume any time suggesting you start journaling. Instead, let’s assume …

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Should Physical Therapists Get A Wellness Coach Certification?

Did you know that approximately 57% of working adults in the U.S. and Canada regularly report experiencing stress? And it’s clear that daily stress takes a toll on our mental, emotional, and physical health? If you have a background in physical therapy, the impact of stress on recovery is just one of the many elements …

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How Wellness Coach Certification Can Benefit Physical Therapists and PTAs

Every year in the United States, physical therapy patients attend more than 300 million appointments, creating plenty of opportunity if you run a physical therapy practice or are thinking of starting your own practice. However, the competition is fierce. With more than 220,000 physical therapists practicing across the United States, you’ll need to stand out …

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Event of the Year for Health & Wellness Coaches!

If you’ve been a health & wellness coach for very long, you likely noticed there are plenty of options to earn your certification, and of course you’re welcome to attend any number of health & wellness conferences. However, when it comes to a conference specifically for health & wellness coaches, there aren’t any options – …

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