The Power of Habit | Tamara Golden RN, NBC-HWC, LPU Graduate

Picture yourself taking a daily walk down a path through the woods. The path is clear and the way to go is obvious and almost effortless – weeds have been trampled down or worn away, there are no obstacles like branches or saplings in the way, etc. You can easily go for a leisurely stroll…

Health Coaching to be reimbursed by insurers (71400000X)

Finally, we’re seeing major progress in health coaching being integrated into health care. The National Board of Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) announced that a taxonomy code for health & wellness coaches will be granted and will become effective April 1, 2021. This significant step demonstrates the importance of a health & wellness coach in…

3 Self-Healing Myths debunked

Just last week one of our new Lifestyle Prescriptions® University students said: “If our body is a healing machine and constantly auto-regulates then why do we have to do anything? Shouldn’t our body heal naturally?” Good point. Let me also address several other common myths or beliefs about self-healing that we need to completely reframe.…

How to Manage Your Chronic Pain without Depending on Drugs

Many who suffer from chronic pain use prescription medication to help manage their pain which can help ease their symptoms. Some medication used to treat chronic pain, however, can be habit-forming. Even if you’re not taking opioids for your pain, you may want to reduce the amount of medication you’re taking and take a more…

Health Coaching to be reimbursed by insurers

In the fall of 2020, the NBHWC applied for a taxonomy code for health & wellness coaches. We recently learned this was granted and will become effective April 1, 2021. This is a significant step forward for the industry as this decision further demonstrates the importance of the role of the health & wellness coach…