Wellness Blog Posts

Hand Reaching For Red Ladder Leading To A Blue Sky

Coaches can work with a range of individuals managing complexity. Their role is to offer clients safe, professional, and independent support.  This provides them an opportunity to explore thoughts, feelings, attitudes and beliefs regarding their professional and personal roles, relationships, and wellbeing. This is common for both Executives and those impacted by cancer.

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A cairn with sunset in the background

We all know about the importance of self-care, we all have an acute awareness of our needs, and we have different ways of ensuring self-care. And yet, there are moments when we realize that we haven't properly looked after our needs. We even haven't been the best we could be for our clients. What can we do to increase our awareness of self-care? What are the different ways we look after ourselves and restore ourselves? And how do we deal with what gets in the way?

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Holistic Recovery and The Big Five Behaviors - James Prochaska and Janice Prochaska

Four behaviors account for more than 70% of all chronic diseases, disabilities, and premature deaths. They are smoking, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diet, and inadequate exercise. Why are these Big Four behaviors so crucial to our health and well-being? 

The simple power of awareness first became evident to me when I participated in a meditation course at a Buddhist temple in Washington DC. Sitting uncomfortable, cross-legged, I was asked to focus on my breath, only to be obstructed by an unhelpful flood of thoughts.