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April 11, 2016 By Lois MacNaughton, BA, ACC In the lyrics of “Let’s Dance” David Bowie sings about “serious moonlight”.  Every time I heard those words I wondered what he meant by them – the intrigue lasted for years.  Not long ago, on the occasion of the Blue Moon, the
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March 24, 2016 Listen to Dr. Joel Kreisberg and Reggie Marra discuss the four principles of Narrative Health Coaching and the importance of allowing the Narrative into the process of Health Coaching. Interview Transcript Related Post The Healing Topic – Part 1 Creating a Healing Topic The Healing Topic –
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March 11, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC We’re taking a look at the power of comparison, consciously intended or not, in our language. While “metaphor” grabs the headline above because it is for many the glamorous go-to word, more alluring than its partner, simile, this post’s title is more
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February 29, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC “Slim by Design is about changing your eating environment – what I call your food radius – so that you, your kids and even your neighbors will eat less and  eat better”   -Brian Wansink Turns out when we eat on a bigger
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February 11, 2016 By Lois MacNaughton, BA, ACC, Not too long ago I was doing a crossword puzzle and one of the clues was HEALING.  All four spaces were empty so I pondered the possibilities and looked at the adjacent clues which led me to the desired answer of CURE.  Now
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February 9, 2016 We invite you to consider how your healing narrative increases resilience in a way that allows you to bounce forward rather than back. It’s not just creating specific behavioral targets, it’s understanding how I feel, how I experience, what is the story that goes along with the
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February 4, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC (The coach) consolidates collected information and establishes a coaching plan and development goals with the client that address concerns and major areas for learning and development. -ICF Core Competencies “Seeing the whole person as intrinsically healthy, whole, and wise—empowers the client to
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January 25, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC To revise, or re-vision, is to see again where our healing narrative wants to go. While revision is often considered a close cousin of editing and proofreading, each of which does involve a distinct type of “seeing again,” a true re-visioning has
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January 11, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC How do we arrive at a healing topic? Through dialogue and discussion.  Most clients see me with a medical condition that has their attention – a chief complaint.  The implied understanding is that the goal of our work together is to “remove” the condition or the symptoms
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January 6, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC Many students and coaches are surprised by a focus on creating a coaching topic, which we also refer to as a healing topic, in our method of coaching at Teleosis Institute. A key goal of the initial visit is the establishment of
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