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What is a wellness coach?

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Wellness coaches help people find the motivation and tools to get to their physical and emotional health goals.

Those goals might include:

Unlike a nutritionist or physical therapist, who makes specific diet and exercise suggestions, a wellness coach will help you make better general choices that fit your lifestyle.

  • Lose a few pounds
  • Eat better
  • Quit smoking
  • Lower stress

From: Life and Wellness Coaches WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

International Coach Federation: "Coaching FAQs."

LifeCoach web site: "How Much Does Life Coaching Usually Cost?"

Exceptional Coaching web site:  "Life Coaching FAQ's."

Kaplan University: "What is Health and Wellness Coaching?"

Life University: "What is a Wellness Coach?"

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

SOURCES:

International Coach Federation: "Coaching FAQs."

LifeCoach web site: "How Much Does Life Coaching Usually Cost?"

Exceptional Coaching web site:  "Life Coaching FAQ's."

Kaplan University: "What is Health and Wellness Coaching?"

Life University: "What is a Wellness Coach?"

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

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