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October 19, 2015 By Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC I intentionally began writing a healing narrative in 2012 as part of a project with nine colleagues. The opening sentence from my October 2012 draft read: “My current work with healing explores my parents’ and sister’s respective dyings and deaths, the
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October 12, 2015 With  Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC and Dr. Joel Kreisberg, DC, CCH. ACC Related Post The Story of Aging Historical Roots of the Healing Narrative, Part 1 The Coaching Clinic – What Is It, Really? Narrative ‘Tradecraft’ #9 – Punctuation (more inte…


October 8, 2015 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC Health and wellness coaching is “a patient-centered approach wherein patients at least partially determine their goals, use self-discovery or active learning processes together with content education to work toward their goals, and self-monitor behaviors to increase accountability, all within the context of
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September 21, 2015 With  Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC & Lyedie Geer, IMC Interested in Poetry as a Healing Practice? Find out more about our upcoming course, Poetry as Healing, with resident poet Reggie Marra. Online course begins October 1st, 2015.  Related Post The Principles of Narrative Health Coaching Narrative ‘Tradecraft’ and
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September 8, 2015 By Dr. Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches’ (NCCHWC) definition of coaching is that “health and wellness coaches partner with clients seeking self-directed, lasting changes, aligned with their values, which promote health and wellness and, thereby, enhance well-being.” With the
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September 1, 2015 By Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC Telling our stories in ways that move us toward healing can bring us face-to-face with what we might call ‘universal truths.’ The excerpts below do just this, and come from, respectively (and reduced to these bullet points with my deepest apologies):
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August 17, 2015 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC I’ve trained as a health coach, completing a year of course work at Wellcoaches, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition or Duke University’s Integrative Health Coach Training. As part of my excellent program, I coached and was coached in dyads and triads with fellow
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August 12, 2015 With  Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC & Joel Kreisberg, DC, CCH, ACC Interested in Poetry and Healing? Find out more about our upcoming course Poetry as Healing with resident poet Reggie Marra. Online course begins October 1st, 2015. This video offers you the opportunity to write freely.  Please consider
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August 4, 2015 By Reggie Marra, MA, IMC, ACC Many elements of the healing narrative have been around for a long time. We can trace the concept that humans have narrative-making capacity, the freedom to interpret and reinterpret our situation, and the power to focus our attention on what serves
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July 20, 2015 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, CCH, ACC Ev er notice how quickly pleasure fades from our thoughts while grievances or resentments linger?  Recent findings in neurobiology reveal that our brains are more hardwired for negative thinking than positive.  Think of it as a survival strategy thousands of years
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