What is a health coach?
A health coach is a knowledgeable, supportive, action-oriented guide to health and well-being. A health coach focuses on nutrition, physical activity, relationships, lifestyle and other elements that impact health such as stress, weight, sleep and energy levels
Making the changes necessary to support your health can be challenging – making them last can be even more challenging. Many people know what they “should” be doing to experience health but don’t do what they know. I’ll help you close the gap between knowing and doing so you can finally move forward on your journey to feeling and looking your best. My support and guidance empowers lasting change, health and increased levels of happiness.
I practice a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means that I look at how all areas of your life are connected. Does stress at your job or in your relationship cause you to overeat? Does lack of sleep or low energy prevent you from exercising? As we work together, we will look at how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole.
Together we’ll work to reach your health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep, and maximizing energy. As we work together, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, balance, and health. I work with my clients to create a happy, healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and rewarding.
What is a session like?
Initially, it’s about finding out where you really are… and where you really want to be regarding your health. There are a couple questionnaires you would fill out that would give me an accurate assessment of where you are in your journey. This personal inventory alone can be very eye opening for you.
On every coaching call, we get specific as to the actions you must take to move your life forward.
I personally break down each call into 3 main areas:
1. Accountability– Are you doing the things you know you need to be doing to move toward the health you desire. If not, Why? What’s really going on? Are you conflicted, unsure, uncertain, stuck in your head? I find half my clients know what to do..they just don’t do what they know…I believe all the answers are inside of you… you may just need someone to help you pull them out and to kick your butt if you’re not doing it.
2. Performance– Whether it’s your fitness level, nutrition, relationship, stress level, job or career any other area of your life that you want to improve…..We’ll take an in-depth look at it. Together we’ll create a clear compelling vision for that goal, and then model the best of the best to create the action steps that will move this area of your life forward and thus improve your health and performance.
3. Emotion, Meaning, and Purpose– I’ve coached people with all the money, admiration, fitness, family, love, freedom… and all the abundance you could possibly imagine… And I’ve heard them say, “Devin, I’ve gotten to this place…and I’m just not happy. Can you help???”.
Yes. I can.
Emotion, meaning and purpose maybe the most important part of all of this. Here we want to check in and make sure you are happy, and actually enjoying your life. We want to make sure you are fulfilled. I cannot promise you every day of your life will be one of abundant joy and vibrant health…life is a struggle at times…but learning the tools to be resilience and find perspective especially in times of struggle is what’s key. We’ll make the joy more sustainable..and the inevitable struggles and challenges less pervasive… we’ll develop empowering meanings for you, your life, and your life situation…no matter how dark or hopeless you may think it it is.
Here are some unique concepts that we will explore during our work together:
Bio-individuality™: The concept of bio-individuality is that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs. One person’s food is another person’s poison, and that’s why fad diets tend to fail in the long run. Working on the principle of bio-individuality, I’ll support you to make positive changes that are based on your unique needs, lifestyle, preferences, and ancestral background. I use a personalized, holistic approach to ensure that you will have great success!
Primary Food™: It’s easy to overlook all of the things that contribute to our sense of nourishment and fulfillment. It’s not just the food we eat, but all of the other factors present in our daily lives. Healthy relationships, a fulfilling career, regular physical activity and a spiritual awareness are essential forms of nourishment. When these “primary foods” are balanced, what you eat becomes secondary. I will support you in achieving all of your goals, from eating the right foods for your body to living an inspired, fulfilling life.
Integrative Nutrition™ Plate: The Integrative Nutrition Plate emphasizes the importance of local and organic produce, whole grains, high-quality proteins, plant-based fats, and water. It shows you how a plate should appear at mealtime and emphasizes the importance of proportions and portion size. To complete the picture, the plate is surrounded with lifestyle factors that create optimal health: relationship, career, physical activity, and spirituality. I’ll introduce you to some of the healthiest foods on the planet and teach you how to find what’s healthiest for your unique body!
I’ll identify the habits you need to shift in order to achieve optimal health and then lay out a personalized plan to get you there.
• Not sleeping well?
• Carrying around a few extra lbs.?
• Overwhelmed with all the nutrition and health information?
• Confused about where to start or what to do?
• Lacking an action plan to reclaim your health?
• Feeling tired and sluggish?
• Lacking motivation and drive?
• Wanting to improve your health but just not sure what to do or where to start?
I’ll help you…
• Manage stress in healthy ways
• Sleep like a baby
• Lose those extra lbs fast and for good
• Find clarity
• Create a step-by-step action plan to achieve your goals
• Double your energy (without drinking coffee)
• Connect with what motives and drives you
• Breakthrough your limiting beliefs
• Set and achieve your health goals
• Create a personalized wellness solution and action plan for you
• Hold you accountable
• Help you get and stay on track
• Figure out what foods/supplements work best to double your energy
• Custom tailor a wellness program specific to your needs and lifestyle
• Guide you to your through a personal health evolution
As my client, you will…
• Work to achieve and maintain your ideal weight
• Find the foods that work for your unique body & lifestyle
• Set and accomplish your health goals in an empowering & lasting way
• Massively increase your energy levels
• Improve your personal relationships
• Look and feel better than you ever thought possible
I look forward to educating, supporting and inspiring you to look and feel your absolute best!