Health and Wellness starts from the inside and works its way out.
Modern living is taking its toll on the health and wellness of women across the western world. Work lives are getting busier. Finances are becoming hard to manage. Stress and anxiety are at an all-time high.
And with busy lives focused on reacting to everything that life throws at us, the ‘wants and needs’ of the individual are increasingly falling to the bottom of the priority list.
Convenience food takes the place of a nutritious meal. Working late replaces a gym class, and alcohol is used to help wind down or as a method of coping with stress.
While in moderation, these things are an acceptable part of a balanced lifestyle, when they become normal, health and wellness suffer.
All of which can lead to the following:
- Lack of clarity around important decisions
- Serious health issues such as chronic fatigue and cancer
- Poor relationships
- Increased anxiety
- Loss of confidence
- Fertility issues
- Financial issues
- Destructive behaviour.
While you might be waiting for things to settle down before you start focusing on your health and wellness, living the life you desire can start today.
If you feel like your health is failing or you're not consistently making decisions aligned with your health and wellness, engaging with a health coach will help you learn how to take small but consistent steps that all add up to your best life possible.
What is a Health and Wellness coach?
A health and wellness coach isn't just support for someone who's obviously overweight. Neither is it a personal training service for someone who needs more exercise. Nor is it a counselling facility for someone with emotional issues.
While a nutrition coach focuses purely on dietary issues, a health and wellness coach works alongside clients to facilitate a long-term strategy that prioritises their wellness by integrating a range of health-focused tools and services to suit the lifestyle of the client to help them achieve their goals.
As far as health and wellness are concerned, there's no 'one-size-fits-all' as marketers would have us believe.
Often, people will know what needs to be done to achieve optimal performance but have no idea of how to get there. Or maybe they've tried ‘bog standard' solutions which fail to cater to someone's individual needs, so they don't achieve results.
A health coach will consider your unique lifestyle and provide expert guidance around lifestyle, health and wellness concerns, and devise a strategy that will help you become the best version of yourself to lead to long-term success.
Benefits of a Health and Wellness Coach
While you might be aware of health, fitness, nutrition and mental health as pillars that help you live your best life; often convoluted mainstream information can lead to confusion and overwhelm.
The latest fad diet, fashionable exercise program, or trends in mental health care aren't tailored to the individual and often lead to no results at all.
This leaves people frustrated, deflated, and ready to give up on achieving optimal health.
If this sounds familiar, a health and wellness coach will provide expert guidance that can lead to the following benefits:
Help you reconnect with yourself
It's easy to put attention into the things that shout at you the loudest. For many, this includes demanding bosses, needy children, social commitments, and the list goes on. People get caught up in serving those around them, and it becomes a habit to put your own needs at the bottom of the list.
When this happens, you can lose sight of why you're working in your job and what it is you want to achieve every day. Focusing on health and wellness with a coach will help you reconnect with your inner wants and desires and make decisions that will lead to you achieving your long-term goals.
More than just weight and energy levels, when you fail to focus on meeting your own health and wellness needs, the people around you don't see them as valuable either.
A strategic health and wellness plan will place you as your own priority and encourage everyone else to do the same leading to healthy, respectful relationships.
Establish mental clarity
When you're not focused on meeting your emotional and physiological needs, the inner conflict caused by not being true to yourself can lead to stress, anxiety, burnout and depression. Taking steps to focus on improving your health and wellness will establish a sense of inner peace that reduces anxiety and creates calm.
When your health and wellbeing aren't your priority, your immune system suffers depleting essential nutrients and making you susceptible to illness. Applying a holistic approach to your health and wellbeing will give your body the nutritional capacity it needs to fight viruses and increase your immunity.
A health and wellness coach may also help in the following areas:
- Prevent burnout
- Manage challenges at home and work
- Improve long-term health and fitness
- Create new habits that turn into a lifestyle
- Increase physical and mental strength
Do I need a Health and Wellness Coach?
A health and wellness coach is recommended for anyone who doesn't routinely prioritise their health and wellness.
The workaholics. The busy mums. The social butterflies.
If you spend your time meeting the needs of others before your own -regardless of who and why - a health coach will improve the quality of your life today and long into the future.
Consider working with a health and wellness coach if:
- You're susceptible to colds, flu and illness and you don't know why
- You regularly lack energy and wake up tired
- You are continually feeling stressed and overwhelmed
- You have disturbed sleep patterns including insomnia
- You want to get healthy and fit, but you don't know where to start
- You find it difficult to make decisions
Why choose Jane Taylor's Health and Wellness Coaching?
Jane Taylor puts her health and wellness as a priority.
As a professional tennis player turned health and physical education teacher, Jane has always been passionate about the role health and wellness play in a person's achievements.
Over the years, Jane has watched people struggle to reach their goals by making the common mistake of only focusing on one area of health and wellness rather than taking a integrated holistic approach.
Owning a successful health and wellness business, Jane's personalised health and wellness coaching model uses her experience and is designed to help each of her clients reach and exceed their goals to live their best life yet; physically, emotionally, socially and mentally.
To find out more about Jane Taylor and her approach to health and wellness coaching, book a FREE 20-minute discovery call today.
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