Certification

Choosing the Best Coach Certification

Choosing the Best Coaching Certification

What to look for in a health & wellness coaching certification https://youtu.be/kqtJ5q1o0FA You’ve decided to pursue a career as a health & wellness coach. You love the idea of pursuing a career that is built around one of the biggest passions in your life. You’re encouraged by the way the industry has changed for the …

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National Certification Changes: What Health and Wellness Coaches Need to Know

Have you been considering sitting for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching certification? If so, the time to begin is now. Big changes are coming to the certification process in October 2020, when there will be an increase in the required number of hours and the cost of national exam prerequisites. Here are …

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The 3 C’s of Wellness Coaching

The 3 C’s of Wellness Coaching When it comes to wellness coaching, the 3 C’s will play a significant role in your short and long term success. The 3 C’s are comprised of Competence, Credibility and Clientele. Whether you are running your own independent wellness coaching business, are a clinician (e.g., Physical Therapist, Counselor, Physician, …

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Do You Have to Be Certified to be a Wellness Coach?

Do You Have to Be Certified to be a Wellness Coach? It’s a rational question. In short, no, you don’t need to be certified to be a wellness coach if it’s just something you’re doing for fun as a hobby. However, if you’ve decided to make coaching a part-time or full-time career pursuit, then yes …

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Alice & the Mall Map

When it comes to success in our (or our client’s) health and wellness pursuits, the secret is often relatively simple. As a certified wellness coach, it’s all about Alice and the Mall Map. Wait… what?!? That’s right – Alice and the Mall Map. Whether we’re talking about individuals looking to improve their nutrition, sports performance, …

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Brave vs. Bold

Is there a difference between being “brave” and being “bold” in our professional pursuits, health and wellness targets and overall daily life? Absolutely. Bravery is essentially “who you are.” Words like grit, discipline, resilience, willpower are some of the positive descriptors that would fit into the bravery side of the equation. These characteristics provide us …

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Assistance for Wellness Coaches Taking NBHWC Exam

Next month, the NBHWC will host the very first National Board Exam for certified wellness coaches.  This is a very encouraging step for those of us in the wellness industry, as it brings continuity, consistency and additional credibility to the profession of wellness coaching. However, it’s also resulted in quite a few nervous coaches as …

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