Breathwork has become very very popular in many western countries, the practice has been around for a thousands of years and has its roots in yoga practice. So breathwork is not new, it's very popular in the wellness industry - so what’s the hype and what do you do? Breath? And why do it? What are the benefits?
Christmas should be the most beautiful time of the year right??
As much as Christmas is an exciting time for most of us, the reality is that it can also be the busiest and most stressful time of the year, leading to a less than-healthful couple of months over the Christmas and New Year period.
With a never-ending to do list of purchasing presents, catch-ups with friends, work and school functions and organising family and food, it is imperative for good health to remain focused on looking after ourselves. Here are some ways that will ensure you can enjoy the lead-up to Christmas without the feeling of exhaustion and the less-than-healthful effects that come with our madness around Christmas.
The Early Origins of the Wellness Concept
“Wellness” – a modern word with a very old history. The concept of wellness dates back to 3000 BC. Here we will take a look at the very early origins of the concept of wellness.
Building a successful blog can seem like an insurmountable task if you’re not armed with the right mentality. It takes grit, determination, devotion, education and a serious will to succeed.
Having built a successful skiing website from 0-1,000 visitors per day, I’m fully aware of the challenges you will face. Rejection, frustration and extended working hours can be part-and-parcel of the process, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible to achieve success.
In this article I have listed five rules that I wish I knew when building my first successful blog. I don’t possess a magic formula that will take you from zero to hero in a matter of weeks, but I can give you a glimpse of what to expect by sharing a few nuggets of experience.
Human Response to Negative Change. Know where you are on a curve. Learn how to cope with negative change and become more resilient.
This blog is part II of a three part series from My Nu Ways and Nutrition, Health & Wellness Coaching student Angelika and her business partner Melanie.
Want to know the whole truth, nothing but the truth?
For decades now we have been told to lower our saturated fat to avoid heart disease and obesity from the extra energy intake. The call has seen the rise of not only extensive educational campaigns in the name of our health, but also a multi-billion dollar industry built around low-fat/fat-free/reduced-fat products and weight loss strategies, employing such products to meet the goals of weight loss seekers and the health conscious. However, reviews of research have now highlighted the lack of understanding around specific saturated fatty acids, which in turn has uncovered the reality that potentially not all saturated fat was bad for us - shock horror!
Finding it hard to stick to your study routine? Do you find yourself scrolling aimlessly through socials or standing at the fridge not really even hungry? No problem, we've a few simple but proven tips to help you be effective at your study.
Hemp, it’s all the rage… at last! IGet ready for your hemp chai latte, or hemp protein balls, they’re out there now, but they’ll hit mainstream in no time. Hemp is the new ‘poster child’ of oils and flours. And why not! The ratio of omega-6 fatty acids to the all-important omega-3s places it in a very welcomed position in terms of oil. It’s protein composition too makes it a little stunner, and of course there’s even more to hemp in terms of plant compounds and micronutrients. So, we wanted to hemp-up a little here and look at the ways to get the most from your hemp indulgences.
HEY HEALTH COACH, CAN YOU CONFIDENTLY TELL PEOPLE WHAT YOU DO?
I’ll be honest, answering that question ‘so what do you do’ took me many years to find just what it is I wanted to say. Finding my professional mantra and really owning it didn’t come easy, in part because Well College Global kept morphing (I’m not complaining though); just as I thought I had what it was I did sussed, things changed up a gear. Nutritionist… educator… author… D all of the above? How can you expect people to sign up for your professional expertise if you can’t articulate it?
HOW TO MANAGE A COACHING SESSION RESPECTFULLY & COMPASSIONATELY.
Our diverse and rich life journeys inform where we currently are and this is very clear when working with clients. As coaches we partner with clients to evoke and plan the changes they want to make in their lives. Our scope requires us to do this in a present and forward looking direction.
Health Coaching Course * Women's Health Coaching Course * ICF Credential
To add images or not? To use emoji's or not? To send in the morning or lunchtime or evening ... or not?
Here's a quick infographic of the latest statistics on what's the best to increase your open and click through rates on your email campaigns.
NOTE: you should always be adapting to your buyers and customers.
WHY YOUR PERIOD IS IRREGULAR AND YOUR HORMONES HAVE GONE HAYWIRE (AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT).
Are you noticing skin breakouts? Disrupted sleep? Wonky periods? Mood swings? The world is collectively stressed right now. Covid-19 is probably affecting your health and your hormones in more ways than you think.
Women's Hormones Course * Women's Health Coaching Course
DEFINING WELLNESS COACHING
"The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximise their personal and professional potential."
Wellness Coaching * Accredited Health Coaching * ICF Approved Coaching Course
WORKING FROM HOME AND MAKING A CAREER.
Struggling to find the balance between work and motherhood? These flexible money-making opportunities are perfect for stay-at-home-mums, giving you the time to take the kids play with the kids, and fill your own cup too.
Health Coaching * Women's Health Coaching * Nutrtitionist * Kids Nutrition
YOU WON'T FIND A DIET THAT SERVES YOU BETTER.
Here it is, the latest in 'diets', the CSD? It's not another 5-minute wonders either! At last a diet that can work for almost everyone, one that is proven to actually work, one that is here to stay and not just a fly-by-night. No, there are no products you have to buy, no-one is getting rich off the back of your self-loathing, there’s no self-deprecation. I know, I know, you don’t believe it. It’s got to be just another fad I hear you say. It’s surely just another ‘too good to be true’ scam? But it really isn't. It is THE DIET you absolutely have to have, that is the CSD.
From the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda, turmeric has made a come back, it's the new black, or is the new organge, since black replaced orange.... either way, it's super healthy, but how you use it is important.
I am going to share a little bit about my past dreams, and what has happened that has made me make a massive U turn and start my own wellness business and leave my 10 year teaching career.
‘I’m thinking about becoming a coach; but how does health coaching work?’ That’s an excellent question.
Certificate in hand, the world is at your feet, here's tips to starting your new health coach career.
Why I saw a health and wellness coach and the impact it had on my professional career.
I gifted myself body acceptance for my 30th birthday.
BLUE ALGAE LATTE FOR YOU?
The vegetarians out there are probably right on top of their algae intake, and for good reason as we will see.
Five simple steps to help you get your short list of colleges.
Graduate and fabulously fabulous, Ally McDonald-Bull tells us what led her on the wellness coaching journey.
Ally McDonald-Bull; Wellness Coach